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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,906
Posted By zzvelik
Thanks for posting the pics. I changed my...

Thanks for posting the pics. I changed my expansion tank 6 times in 18 months even though the mechanics swore that they were using OEM Behr parts. I finally bought one from straight from the dealer 6...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 51,470
Posted By zzvelik
It turned out that the Walmart installer didn't...

It turned out that the Walmart installer didn't tighten the battery clamp to the positive terminal. I removed the battery, connected the vent tube & properly tightened both terminals.

Thanks for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 51,470
Posted By zzvelik
No, I didn't measure the battery voltage before...

No, I didn't measure the battery voltage before installation. I should find out later today if the battery was a dud & also have the vent tube connected properly. By the way, does anyone know the OEM...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 51,470
Posted By zzvelik
Hi there, I also bought a battery from...

Hi there,

I also bought a battery from Walmart yesterday, the H8 Everstart Maxx which has a lower rating of 760 CCA (& NO VENT TUBE) compared to 850 CCA of the previous Maxx 49 battery. This...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,478
Posted By zzvelik
Thanks a lot for the pics GSA! I have two...

Thanks a lot for the pics GSA! I have two questions for you:
1. What's the size of the sub?
2. Why did you choose to fire the sub towards the back of the car? Did you try it the other direction...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,478
Posted By zzvelik
What type of device do you have hooked to your...

What type of device do you have hooked to your aux input? I'm going to connect it to my PDA phone to stream music. I don't have an Ipod, but I just found about the hack that plays .flac files via...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,478
Posted By zzvelik
I was able to view the picture on my cell phone. ...

I was able to view the picture on my cell phone. What brand are those subs/amp and how do you like them? BTW, I have a JL Cleans Sweep CL441dsp to use for my aux input. Not sure how that's going...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,303
Posted By zzvelik
Has anyone tried this in an e39?

Has anyone tried this in an e39?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,478
Posted By zzvelik
I had forgotten to mention that I have a non-dsp...

I had forgotten to mention that I have a non-dsp system. So, what setup did you go with? Any pics?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,478
Posted By zzvelik
e39 free-air / infinite baffle vs enclosure box sub setup

I've had my e39 for about a year now and am finally ready to upgrade the stereo system. I've perused various e39 threads about installing after-market sub(s) in my e39. I have a pair of Focal 6.5"...
Forum: Interior 04-28-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By zzvelik
FREE: e39 passenger & rear floor mats SOCAL

I have the passenger's side and rear floor mats available for the e39. They're gray in color and have regular wear and tear. I don't have a photo, but they're from a 2003 e39 and in usable shape. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By zzvelik
I found two DIYs, one for the FSU and the other...

I found two DIYs, one for the FSU and the other for the blower. I'll post the links for reference and try to find a FSU first and see if that resolves the problem:

1. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By zzvelik
I finally had the circuit board fixed by a...

I finally had the circuit board fixed by a professional with a brand new 1 uF Tantalum Capacitor soldered in the right orientation (Couldn't find a 0.47 uF at all the local shops). At first I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-23-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By zzvelik
Thank you for the quick response and the link. I...

Thank you for the quick response and the link. I had scratched the laminate on the board around the solder joints, so I'm still not sure about the following:

1. Should the negative lead of the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-23-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By zzvelik
NEED: Close up photo of the Capacitor solder joints on the climate control

Does anyone have a close up photo of the capacitor (front/back sides) of the e36 digital climate control?

I did the DIY repair about 3 years ago, but this time I messed up the circuit board a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,287
Posted By zzvelik
Is there a poll/forum to check if the cooling...

Is there a poll/forum to check if the cooling problem is more prevalent for 97-00 owners vs 01-03 owners?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By zzvelik
Have to change battery, but no radio code

My car started making that click sound with the lights going on and off yesterday. From what I've read, it's a sign of dead battery. I bought the car used and the previous owner never gave me the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By zzvelik
Adding an oem CD changer to non-DSP system

My e39 has a non-DSP stereo system & I was thinking of adding an oem CD Changer. I took a quick look in the trunk a while back, but didn't see an adapter to hook up a changer to. Is there an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By zzvelik
I have both right now. I love the feel of the...

I have both right now. I love the feel of the power on the 540i, but love the handling and agility every time I get back in the e36 especially in traffic. Both feel very solid to me and each has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,418
Posted By zzvelik
Interesting find on CL: ...

Interesting find on CL:

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/pts/1473761182.html

http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/6945/e60wheels.jpg
Shot with iPhone...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-20-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By zzvelik
Wow... first time on this thread and got to admit...

Wow... first time on this thread and got to admit those are two of the best looking 8-series I've seen.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By zzvelik
2003 540i/6spd on CL for $11k

Seems like a great deal if it's as described in the ad:
http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/cto/1454210776.html

Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with the seller whatsoever
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,418
Posted By zzvelik
An all white rim with any lip is out of the...

An all white rim with any lip is out of the question for my taste, but I have seen examples of the inverse as you can see in the pictures below:
white wheels
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By zzvelik
Is the 100 post requirement for the avatar only...

Is the 100 post requirement for the avatar only or also for the signature?

OOPS!!! My picture just appeared... Q is answered!!! LOL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,418
Posted By zzvelik
If you want to post pictures, just register to...

If you want to post pictures, just register to get a free account with one of the photo hosting sites like flickr, photobucket, or imageshack.us. Then you just upload your photos, copy the the...
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