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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 24,898
Posted By MJB9
Did mine. Took 5 to 7 minutes max. Used an 18" or...

Did mine. Took 5 to 7 minutes max. Used an 18" or 20" closed end wrench. one moderate tape of the hand and it was loose. It took the most time unscrewing it.

I didn't take pics as there's enough...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,278
Posted By MJB9
FIXED! sort of. It should work in the original...

FIXED! sort of. It should work in the original location under the car by wheel well. However, after trying a bunch of places around wheel well, SAS, etc. I relocated to the front of the car, behind...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,823
Posted By MJB9
Somewhat on topic (MID, not cluster). Dynavin N6...

Somewhat on topic (MID, not cluster). Dynavin N6 (my setup). It is color. :-)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,611
Posted By MJB9
Actually, the stock screen protector, I thought,...

Actually, the stock screen protector, I thought, did a great job of anti-glare and no finger prints. I removed it after a couple of weeks---I regret that now.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-22-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By MJB9
I see your from WI. I'm from Boston and salt...

I see your from WI. I'm from Boston and salt tears up cars. Not sure about WI. It looks like the pads were soaked in salt water for a month?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 134,673
Posted By MJB9
UPDATE: FIXED!!! Opened up remote and solder...

UPDATE: FIXED!!! Opened up remote and solder connection was broken on the battery! Solder joint on other side was intact, but pin came out of the solder joint. :-) Fixed. I still replaced the battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 134,673
Posted By MJB9
UPDATE: I've read all these posts, did program...

UPDATE: I've read all these posts, did program key right way. I think what was throwing me off is that sometimes the key would initialize, and other times it would not. I just did it again two days...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 24,898
Posted By MJB9
Maybe I missed it. I see M54 for 50nm here, but...

Maybe I missed it. I see M54 for 50nm here, but first page says 70nm. What did those with their M54 e39 use for torque?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 24,898
Posted By MJB9
Did your piston look like it needed replacing? I...

Did your piston look like it needed replacing? I was going to order spring and crush washer only. Not sure if a new piston offers any value?
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,248
Posted By MJB9
I used these for my map lights....

I used these for my map lights. http://store.ijdmtoy.com/BA9-SMD-LED-Interior-Map-Dome-Lights-p/10-025.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 24,898
Posted By MJB9
Did everyone use a socket? any luck using a...

Did everyone use a socket? any luck using a wrench?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 114,248
Posted By MJB9
Excellent video 50sKid!!! I've...

Excellent video 50sKid!!! I've replaced/updated/fixed all of what you've shown! No codes for me, but was great to watch the video and stroll down memory lane :-)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,611
Posted By MJB9
Ok, here it is. Also, you could just enable...

Ok, here it is. Also, you could just enable visual alerts instead of disabling audio and visual. Or, like I do, I set my limit to 115% of the posted speed. You can go higher in your case ;-)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,611
Posted By MJB9
Interesting that yours is on. I had to turn it...

Interesting that yours is on. I had to turn it on. I actually keep it on, as while not a speed demon, I tend to zone out and go over. You can touch the speed limit and it goes away (and maybe...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,951
Posted By MJB9
Thanks! Figures, I just had the module all opened...

Thanks! Figures, I just had the module all opened up (access to it) while installing a replacement radio/navigation system. :tsk: I still may try relocating it first to a more heat neutral area...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,951
Posted By MJB9
Thanks 540. In my case, I purchased a new OEM...

Thanks 540. In my case, I purchased a new OEM replacement, nothing. Tried aftermarket brand, nothing. Same results. Accurate if 60'ish or below, and always accurate if 60'ish or below. Once the temp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,951
Posted By MJB9
ca2014mp2, I can give it a try, but I suspect if...

ca2014mp2, I can give it a try, but I suspect if there was a resistance/wire issue, it would have an affect at any temperature, not just hot temperatures. Do you know where the computer is that you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,951
Posted By MJB9
yes same results. i even replaced underbelly pan,...

yes same results. i even replaced underbelly pan, new fan n fan clutch n fan shroud n electric fan. engine temp is 195ish if i recall.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,951
Posted By MJB9
UPDATE. I relocated my sensor to where CN90 put...

UPDATE. I relocated my sensor to where CN90 put it. Did it about 6 plus weeks ago and same result. Still reads too high on hot days, and normal when about 60 or below. I've tried new OEM Bmw and new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,278
Posted By MJB9
I purchased OEM BMW, and cheaper but brand name...

I purchased OEM BMW, and cheaper but brand name after market, and neither work right. I don't have the -40 issues. My issue is that it's accurate when temps are about 60 degrees or cooler. as you get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,307
Posted By MJB9
I still need to open up a front door and see what...

I still need to open up a front door and see what is in there (OEM or other, before I bought 4 years ago). Just need a break from all the repairs, updates, maintenance! lol.

I did hear back from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,307
Posted By MJB9
Thanks Dennis. That answered a lot, and I've...

Thanks Dennis.

That answered a lot, and I've been searching for low to mid-range (cost) speakers. But, always a but. Something is odd here. My OEM sticker says Hi Fi system (not DSP), my MID...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,307
Posted By MJB9
Ok, I searched online and found a shop that...

Ok,

I searched online and found a shop that sells among others, HERTZ. Down the street from me. :-) Mom and pop place, and front desk didn't know much. Techs did but were time crunched. They...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,307
Posted By MJB9
Thank you Dennis! Excellent info that I'll be...

Thank you Dennis! Excellent info that I'll be sure to look into.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,307
Posted By MJB9
Hi, Reviving this thread. I have a non-DSP...

Hi,

Reviving this thread. I have a non-DSP system with the Dynavin N6 Navigation MID/CD replacement. I think it's 200W. The BSW stage 1 upgrade is 2 front Mid-bass, 2 front tweet, 2 rear door...
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