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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 332
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, For me, I'd also 'balance' the car out...

Hi,

For me, I'd also 'balance' the car out visually and for driving dynamics by also lowering the rear of the car as well. The looks and drive will be enhanced even more!

Stickbuilder - BMW do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, I'd very much doubt any premium brand...

Hi,

I'd very much doubt any premium brand like Apple with their Car Play, and Google with Android Auto will even entertain partnering with any low end/quality brand coming out of China. Costs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By DennisCooper!
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It's a BETTER heaven when you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Hanif, Yes, this swap has been done...

Hi Hanif,

Yes, this swap has been done plenty of times. From the very basic question you ask, also assuming English isn't your first language, have you researched over the various BMW forums on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Yes there is. It's been discussed after...

Hi,

Yes there is. It's been discussed after being asked multiple thousands of times over all the BMW forums for many years now.

Have a look around, determine the oem audio setup in your car and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Have a look on this forum, other BMW...

Hi,

Have a look on this forum, other BMW forums and you'll see many many posts and individual owners views on 'cheap chinese E39 replacement head units'. In short, due to their low quality aspects...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Edjack - lowering by that small amount...

Hi,

Edjack - lowering by that small amount doesn't 'screw up the suspension' !!

Dean E39 fan - Up to about 30mm lowering you can indeed use the oem standard shocks. Anything lower than that,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Burning 2nd - it's not rocket science,...

Hi

Burning 2nd - it's not rocket science, people do this conversion as they want the visual upgrade - i'll be doing the same to my car at some point too!

damisco - fabricate your own, you'd...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, In short, yes, get rid of the oem...

Hi,

In short, yes, get rid of the oem plastic enclosures and either buy the 12V electronics specific E39 baffles or make your own
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, No, an E60 system won't fit an E39 - its...

Hi,

No, an E60 system won't fit an E39 - its the wrong size and shape to 'fit around the back of the E39 wheel well. There used to be an E39 quad conversion kit from Eisenmann I believe it was,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, With the oem BT modules being so old...

Hi,

With the oem BT modules being so old now, newer phones and handsets will likely not work or fully work as you've experienced. Currently, the Nokia range of phones have the least compatibility,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, There's many threads about the things...

Hi,

There's many threads about the things you can do with improving the audio in E39's on this forum and many other BMW specific ones as well as dedicated car audio forums. I'd suggest a good idea...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, What amplifier were/are you running in...

Hi,

What amplifier were/are you running in your setup? what level were/is the gains and any bass boost function set to? what levels of bass on the head unit's controls is set? what crossover is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Yes, you can upgrade to the widescreen...

Hi,

Yes, you can upgrade to the widescreen oem monitor in the dash. To make it work, you'll need to get the correct wiring loom, remove half your interior to fit it, then get the GPS module,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Albo, For me the ACS are a COUNTRY MILE...

Hi Albo,

For me the ACS are a COUNTRY MILE improvement over the previous wheels !

On the 5 series, the fitment of ACS type 2 and 3 have that fantastic amount of concave for the front which...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, For the very high asking price; No...

Hi,

For the very high asking price;

No oem Widescreen satnav sertup
Missing pixels in the MID display
Style 66 17inch wheels - where are the oem M parallel style 37's the car most likely came...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, These are available in the quite common...

Hi,

These are available in the quite common 17 inch diameter, the much rarer 18 inch diameter and the very rare 20 inch diameter versions all of which can fit and work on an E39.

Keep a lookout...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Some have had absolutely terrible...

Hi,

Some have had absolutely terrible experiences when they removed the oem setup and put in aftermarket products. This is mainly down to doing minimal research and getting plenty wrong in terms...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, The only 19 inch wheels that were oem...

Hi,

The only 19 inch wheels that were oem fitment in the E39 range were on the Alpina B10 V8S model. If you opted to have a new BMW uprated to have wheels from one of the high end BMW tuners like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Look at ebay, breakers yards, forum...

Hi,

Look at ebay, breakers yards, forum classifieds and specialist engine exchange companies

Cheers, Dennis!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi edjack, I see what you mean, however it...

Hi edjack,

I see what you mean, however it didn't come across that way - a blanket statement that 19's on the E39 will be uncomfortable isn't true at all. By ensuring suspension bushes and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Have a search through the classifieds...

Hi,

Have a search through the classifieds section and post in the 'wanted' section as well :)

Cheers, Dennis!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi As per above - they do look like oem BMW...

Hi

As per above - they do look like oem BMW Style 32 wheels. Most likely 17 inch?. The 18 inch version of these are very sought after and theres also a rare to find 20 inch version as well.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Edjack - I can't believe you just typed...

Hi,

Edjack - I can't believe you just typed that utter nonsense up! 19inch wheels and tyres were OEM fitment on the Alpina B10 V8S and if you get good tyres you don't go skidding off into ditches...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Remember 'ebay' don't sell you anything!...

Hi,

Remember 'ebay' don't sell you anything! they're a popular web site/platform.

It's 'sellers' who use ebay to promote their products and services -you get many fantastic, quality sellers -...
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