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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Joshuar
New engine

Hi, not being the most knowledgeable person when it comes to cars i'm going to ask my question here.

I am considering putting a newer BMW engine from an 2009+ year old in my car.
Is this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Joshuar
Yeah, it kind of does. It's at the shop now...

Yeah, it kind of does.

It's at the shop now anyways, and i'm having the reaction bars of the stablisation bar replaced.
So hopefully it will be fixed by then
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Joshuar
Car irregularly feels like it's driving over something.

Hi, i'm making a post on this because it is kind of hard to make a good search term for this on google.

My problem is the following:
When i drive, it randomly feels like i drive over something on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Joshuar
Inspection and clock symbol on dash

I have an indicator light saying inspection and the other one is an orange clock in a square.

They show up when i make the first key turn, but go away whenever i start the engine (after about 5-10...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Joshuar
Well, i haven't had enoufgh trouble with the car...

Well, i haven't had enoufgh trouble with the car to say that the electronics are bad. (And i hope Adonai will hold that experience from me)

But yeah, i guess aftermarkets aren't that good.. So far...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Joshuar
The problem has been found. What i did first...

The problem has been found.

What i did first was try and unplug some of the fuses to find the source of the problem, which ended up being number 43, the radio.
So i ended up unplugging the mp3...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Joshuar
Thanks for helping out anyways :thumbup:

Thanks for helping out anyways :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Joshuar
I will try to see if the lights go on if i open...

I will try to see if the lights go on if i open the vanity mirrors tomorrow, and according to what you are saying i will try to get the fuse box checked first (Which i can't do myself).

I also had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Joshuar
Dashboard lights and radio features don't work

This weekend i had a drive to a rave in Rotterdam.
I casually parked my car, turned it off and went to pay for parking.. i could only pay by plastic so i went to another parking lot. THE moment i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Joshuar
check engine light 520i

Hi,

So the check engine light has been turned on a few hours after i bought the car.
It didn't seem to serious, and it went of later.

Now the car started stuttering today, especially when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By Joshuar
DIY's for a newbie.

DELETE: Didn't see the sticky had DIY links.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Joshuar
Ah right, thanks. well i don't expect to keep...

Ah right, thanks. well i don't expect to keep using the cassette for too long.
It's a white one and it won't go good with the interior haha..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Joshuar
Ah ok. I'l wait for someone else to answer that...

Ah ok. I'l wait for someone else to answer that then.

I wish i could afford a better factory radio. But if i'm going to spending 500 euro it will be on new alloy wheels haha.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Joshuar
Are they hard to install? on a scale of 1 to 10. ...

Are they hard to install? on a scale of 1 to 10.
I will probadly be doing this as my permanent solution,
as audio is on of my top priorities..



How was the sound quality? And how did it get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Joshuar
Bought a new car, need tips on installing an AUX Radio.

Hi,

So i just bought a 2nd hand BMW 520i 2L.
It's in mint condition, there was nothing bad noticable about the car at all, not even a scratch!

It's from 2000 and has 199K KM on the meter.
...
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