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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By Dking078
I'd say that's a matter of coincidence. I've...

I'd say that's a matter of coincidence. I've worked on both US and Euro spec hellas and the original adjusters are indeed the same, nothing special between the two.

They are of the same...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Dking078
6'3" Aside from the euro dash retrofit, i fit...

6'3" Aside from the euro dash retrofit, i fit fine. That's why i love the E39 particularly.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Dking078
I'd say you're all low balling and someone should...

I'd say you're all low balling and someone should give me the link to that car so i can buy it :)

EAG would be knocking down doors for a car of that caliber at 10k-12k.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Dking078
He's selling a M5 bar, not a 528 one.

He's selling a M5 bar, not a 528 one.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,751
Posted By Dking078
Ah yes. The pipe cap mod. That's an oldie! ...

Ah yes. The pipe cap mod. That's an oldie!
There was some science behind that being better off keeping it on, iirc.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By Dking078
:eek: That was partially my fault. It wasn't...

:eek: That was partially my fault. It wasn't one...but TWO.

From what I could remember, both bumpers were rather beat up. Neither of them were too pretty on the outside.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By Dking078
E39 flooding junk yards

Very true. There are various needle in hay stack cars out there.

I've come across many euro lci retrofitted cars, nav, etc you name it :). But it takes a lot of time (visits across la county!) and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By Dking078
California is a bit of both worlds. We have...

California is a bit of both worlds. We have private (We pick U pay) yards, which are usually brand specific (and STUPIDLY overpriced!). They seem to be more based on insurance claims rather than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By Dking078
Eh. Noting really useful on them though. It's...

Eh. Noting really useful on them though. It's mostly beat to hell pre-lci 528s.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 427,482
Posted By Dking078
Looks like Alpina lip.

Looks like Alpina lip.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Dking078
e39 headlights again

I have a 2003 and went through that hell.

I used DJ auto euro lenses. But to be safe this time, i put on xpel clear bra film. Been almost 1 year and 0 signs of fade. And likely never will fade! If...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By Dking078
Or better yet a police station! I litterally...

Or better yet a police station!

I litterally been to "Across the railroad tracks" type deals. Sketchy, but so far so good :confused:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By Dking078
Unfortunately that's the truth. Most sellers on...

Unfortunately that's the truth. Most sellers on ebay ask a ton for beat up OEM lights and have no idea what an adjuster is and whether it's broken or not.

I got lucky at a salvage yard once, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Dking078
All other functions will work (technically), but...

All other functions will work (technically), but you wont be able to access your DSP menu.
Forum: Interior 06-10-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By Dking078
bump

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Dking078
Highly unreasonable prices, search elsewhere.

Highly unreasonable prices, search elsewhere.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,112
Posted By Dking078
*If you have a lift :) Jack stands and...

*If you have a lift :)

Jack stands and ramps... I hope to never have to attempt to torque that sucker ever again. The dang center link way always in the way too :(
Forum: Interior 06-08-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,128
Posted By Dking078
bump

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,112
Posted By Dking078
Unless it's light bulbs, soap, clamps, wiper...

Unless it's light bulbs, soap, clamps, wiper blades or oil. Autozone and BMW shouldn't be in the same sentence. But that's just me.

I'd opt for some Lemforders at FCP, can't beat the lifetime...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,234
Posted By Dking078
PITA for sure, but a 3 jaw puller is magic :)....

PITA for sure, but a 3 jaw puller is magic :). Just a bit tricky to perfectly situate over the stud.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,205
Posted By Dking078
At the end of the day.... It's just a floor mat.

At the end of the day.... It's just a floor mat.
Forum: Bimmerfest 2016 California sponsored by ESS Tuning 05-18-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,373
Posted By Dking078
:thumbup: Already did my submission for the...

:thumbup: Already did my submission for the E39/E53. Hope it goes well!
Forum: Bimmerfest 2016 California sponsored by ESS Tuning 05-18-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,373
Posted By Dking078
Hmm getting close.. Just curious, have calls for...

Hmm getting close.. Just curious, have calls for the centennial corral already been done?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By Dking078
In California at least, Pre-LCI cars are dropping...

In California at least, Pre-LCI cars are dropping like fly's. Especially 528i's.

I wont go too into it, but it's a CA thing.. and there are more to come.
Forum: Interior 05-08-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,128
Posted By Dking078
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