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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Here's the thread when a guy did the...

Hi,

Here's the thread when a guy did the change from amber to blue in his E46. I'd say the E39 would be similar.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Edjack is 'almost' correct again I...

Hi,

Edjack is 'almost' correct again I suspect !

Some USB adaptors that fit into the cig light socket are just that little bit too short for the 12V pin to make contact with the socket and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, There's no aftermarket unit either from...

Hi,

There's no aftermarket unit either from the cheap chinese replacement types you see awash all over ebay etc, nor the premium high quality brands, that fully supports the BMW OBC functions.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Anything is possible :) You could...

Hi,

Anything is possible :)

You could open up the MID panel and look to see if the colour could be changed by using a different filter type piece that goes in front of the LCD diaplay. It might...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi If it's OEM wheels you want, then there's...

Hi

If it's OEM wheels you want, then there's thousands of OEM wheels listed for sale in every BMW forum on the internet. Alternatively, there's also thousands of aftermarket wheel choices that are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By DennisCooper!
No they're not! oem BMW Style 37's are Forged...

No they're not! oem BMW Style 37's are Forged manufacturing method wheels. I 'think' there might well be a few more oem BMW wheels which are also Forged. Maybe one of the guys who know which ones...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Bayern do not make or supply BMW with...

Hi,

Bayern do not make or supply BMW with any products.

The oem Style 71 wheels are made for BMW by manufacturers such as Ronal, BBS.

If the set of wheels you've seen are chrome, then they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Reported a few times over the various...

Hi,

Reported a few times over the various BMW forums, the latest being here on the M5 board

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39-m5-e52-z8-discussion/341162-navigation-screen-not-closing.html...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Style 32 didn't come in 19's as oem,...

Hi,

Style 32 didn't come in 19's as oem, they came in 17/18 and 20 inch as far as I'm aware.

Please take some time to read some of the many many posts about which wheels you can fit -...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, You need wheels with the right offset...

Hi,

You need wheels with the right offset range and widths as well. Also, the E39 has a 74.1mm centre bore.

This topic along with all the other multiple thousands of wheel fitment threads over...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi SSJRICH, I had some excellent discussions...

Hi SSJRICH,

I had some excellent discussions with some actual wheel manufacturers based in Taiwan at SEMA. These manufacturers were happy to put their company name to products which then are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi SSJRICH 540i, I'd doubt that the replica...

Hi SSJRICH 540i,

I'd doubt that the replica wheels you have were 'really' made in Japan. The reason is it's mostly China has the low budget low quality factories that make cheap copies due to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Putitupmike - for your $450 budget,...

Hi

Putitupmike - for your $450 budget, you'll perhaps get the Bluetooth function via one of the GROM interface units as mentioned. You'll not get any other functionality nor decent SQ upgrade...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 457
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, As per above! some research prior to...

Hi,

As per above! some research prior to that 6 hours trip would have been good as you'll have realised this question has been asked multiple thousands of times previously with ALL the above...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,529
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Bavarianddr17, Congratulations on the...

Hi Bavarianddr17,

Congratulations on the purchase ! it's always really good to finally get the car you've wanted - I bet you feel very chuffed all round !

I know the 2003 540i M Sport's are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 51,809
Posted By DennisCooper!
The car I'll assume is USA spec, and I think the...

The car I'll assume is USA spec, and I think the 'M Sport' package was an option on all E39's when new. Also, I believe new owners at the time could specify specific options on a standard car that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Yes, last few days at least I've noticed...

Hi,

Yes, last few days at least I've noticed the server for this forum running much slower than usual. Refreshing the page takes much longer many times and then other times it's quick again....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, As the airbag has a production date of...

Hi,

As the airbag has a production date of 2001, then it's a 2 stage airbag. The switchover date from single to dual stage airbag systems on the E39 was March 1999.

Cheers, Dennis!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi 5seriesE39 - check the classifieds...

Hi


5seriesE39 - check the classifieds for listings with an amp for sale. If you can't find one on this forum's adverts, check other forums like bimmerforums for instance. You'll definitely find...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, There's multiple thousands of threads on...

Hi,

There's multiple thousands of threads on this and all other BMW forums about what the choices are with E39 audio upgrades. Depending on what what wish to do, there's various routes forward,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Lots of places to buy just the steering...

Hi,

Lots of places to buy just the steering wheel buttons from - classifieds on all the BMW forums, ebay, local and national breakers yards.

If your steering wheel is like any other BMW then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Falcons Congratulations on the car...

Hi Falcons

Congratulations on the car firstly!

Secondly, if you are thinking of mainly trying to run the car on a shoestring budget, the chances are higher you'll relatively quickly learn this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,697
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Parin, If you *must* retain the oem head...

Hi Parin,

If you *must* retain the oem head unit, I'll guess you have the 16:9 widescreen monitor? .. then you *must* retain the oem amplifier. The exception to this is '*IF* you wished to change...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,697
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Parin, First thing that strikes me from...

Hi Parin,

First thing that strikes me from your list.. is to simplify !

Where will you place the current thought of four amplifiers?
For the front doors, either 5.25 inch or 6.5 inch 2 way...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Those are genuine AC Schnitzer Type 2...

Hi,

Those are genuine AC Schnitzer Type 2 non racing. They're the 19 inch versions.

Cheers, Dennis!
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