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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By wice.lt
Just like everyone else here, I love having the...

Just like everyone else here, I love having the performance of a BMW coupled with a hauler. Yesterday I had my push lawn mower in the trunk with both back seats up, so I could have taken all my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
'sowegabmw' I had paid 125 bucks shipped. My...

'sowegabmw'
I had paid 125 bucks shipped. My ebay item description was "97-03 BMW E39 525I 540 528I A/C HEAT DIGITAL CLIMATE CONTROL WORKS NICE OEM". ebay item 130664434363
.When I looked at their...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
Same exact symptoms as mine: Fan was on all the...

Same exact symptoms as mine: Fan was on all the time and if I took the FSU out then after the engine is warm it will start blowing hot air on your feet. Now I know that IHKA pannels can go bad as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
Update: SO I finally received the IHKA pannel...

Update:
SO I finally received the IHKA pannel this evening (bought on e-bay and looked hard to make sure model numbers mached) plugged it in and BAM... AC is working like a champ. So I guess I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
Update: received a new replacement FSU and same...

Update: received a new replacement FSU and same exact issue. I am thinking I need to get a new IHKA panel. Question is do I need to find a very specific panel model or any of them will do. Also will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
So I guess my plan for now is to send the FSU...

So I guess my plan for now is to send the FSU back for exchange and see what the new one does. I will wait before trying to get a panel then.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
<JYG Y2k5285spCT> what do you mean by Other...

<JYG Y2k5285spCT> what do you mean by Other things? Later after I remove the panel or after I replace panel with a new one. Can you please clarify.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
Any advise or steps to take in order to determine...

Any advise or steps to take in order to determine if AC panel is faulty?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
Does FSU cause AC panel to appear dead? I had no...

Does FSU cause AC panel to appear dead? I had no issues with fan speeds or any other erratic behavior prior that morning.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
IHKA is dark except when headlights are on and...

IHKA is dark except when headlights are on and the buttons get illuminated. However, none of the buttons do anything and LCD has nothing on it. I had tried hooking carsoft but kept getting bad...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
So can I assume that faulty FSU is the only cause...

So can I assume that faulty FSU is the only cause for the LCD panel not working or can there be something else. Also FSU is brand new, but I suppose it can be a DOA.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
Yes. #9 is OK since that's how I disabled the...

Yes. #9 is OK since that's how I disabled the blower so it doesn't drain my battery. As soon as I put it back in blower starts going and gets faster and faster.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
I think carsoft has some IHKA diagnostics. I will...

I think carsoft has some IHKA diagnostics. I will try to see if I get anything out of it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By wice.lt
AC pannel dead, but not FSU

So I got in the car the other morning and realized that my AC pannel was completely off (none of the buttons work) and after I shut the car off the blower kept on blowing hot air. So I went and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,085
Posted By wice.lt
I concur with cn90. Once the air filter is off...

I concur with cn90. Once the air filter is off then you can get to it. I also re-used the aluminum crush washers and no more oil leaks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,206
Posted By wice.lt
Darn... Thanks guys.

Darn... Thanks guys.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,206
Posted By wice.lt
Would style 185 (i335) wheels fit my E39?

Can anyone please tell me if style 185 wheels would fit my E39 525iT? :) Seems like 3 out of 4 on my car are bent and I could use a smoother ride ;). I can get these for a reasonable price, but not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,115
Posted By wice.lt
Saw this pic yesterday in the same newspaper......

Saw this pic yesterday in the same newspaper... what a mess. Judging by the wheels it's a 530...RIP.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By wice.lt
Take it easy on the volvo... it's a ford after...

Take it easy on the volvo... it's a ford after all. They like to screech tires going 20mph in slight turns. I am sure you will be a good addition to volvo forums. But you'll be back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By wice.lt
I found that carquest is cheaper than pelican...

I found that carquest is cheaper than pelican etc. and usually they can get stuff in in two days or so and free shipping... So I have been choosing them lately over pelican or az.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-08-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,133
Posted By wice.lt
Just purchased their kit as well. I am hoping it...

Just purchased their kit as well. I am hoping it will be ok since their pads are decent quality, but we'll see... Let's keep our fingers crossed.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-05-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By wice.lt
I would love the electric, but who do you race......

I would love the electric, but who do you race... I figured that I am not buying anything until I visit the local track and talk to the experts and figure out what's allowed there and what I can...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By wice.lt
Galun> I am a little less than 2x16 ;))) 30...

Galun>
I am a little less than 2x16 ;))) 30 years and I am 6.4 in about 180 pound territory (might be 175) so I thought that these KT100 are fast karts and should be able to haul me around. I am not...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By wice.lt
Sound advise...Any other bits of info. Any one.

Sound advise...Any other bits of info. Any one.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By wice.lt
is anybody into kart racing???

Well I have been thinking about trying it out for myself. located a semi affordable kart (see pics) and now thinking about buying it, but have no clue what racing leagues or classes there are out...
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