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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2014, 12:06 PM
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By 530iman
If you want a quick fix insert your key into the...

If you want a quick fix insert your key into the trunk lock and turn it all the way to the right until you feel it click. This takes the trunk out of the of the unlock process but you will always...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By 530iman
I had one on the front of my previous bmw. I...

I had one on the front of my previous bmw. I actually bought it from the dealer for 70.00 with the bracket. Never had any issues but my state is a rear plate only state.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By 530iman
OP why don't you already have a front plate? ...

OP why don't you already have a front plate?
How long have you been driving without one?
The minute you put that German plate on the front you will get noticed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By 530iman
They don't require you to leave the dmv with two...

They don't require you to leave the dmv with two plates when registering a vehicle???
Never lived anywhere but GA so I'm curious how the 2 plate process works with a newly acquired vehicle.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By 530iman
If your state didnt issue you 2 plates when you...

If your state didnt issue you 2 plates when you registered your vehicle then, I'm pretty sure a front tag isn't required.. Am I correct from the guys who live where 2 plates are required? We only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By 530iman
Potential Bluetooth Solution?

I may be off by a month but I believe anything with a build date of 09/02 and up has the aux option.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By 530iman
Remote Control

Ebay listed used for 150.00. Sell it and order a key from the dealer for around 170.00 to 200+. Either way of you paid less than 100 bucks you can profit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By 530iman
It looks promising but you will still need an AUX...

It looks promising but you will still need an AUX input. Then you will need an 3.5mm plug to RCA cable to plug up to the AUX input. So the install would be AUX input then 3.5mm to RCA then you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By 530iman
Something about the actual cigarette that draws...

Something about the actual cigarette that draws me back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By 530iman
I stopped and took up vaping but I went back...

I stopped and took up vaping but I went back after a couple of months. Own some nice vapes tho. 481399
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By 530iman
Happened to me after a going thru a big puddle of...

Happened to me after a going thru a big puddle of water. It took all day to finally clear. I idled the engine for about 2 cigs and a beer and let the car sit for about 7 to 8 hours with negative...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By 530iman
But could it compete with mustangs, camaros,...

But could it compete with mustangs, camaros, wrxs, etc when racing on a proper track?
I don't think so, check the specs on those vehicles and you will see. I look at 525 and 530 as a nice gas saving...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 401
Posted By 530iman
Info greatly appreciated.

Info greatly appreciated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 401
Posted By 530iman
Hate to chime in on this thread with a question...

Hate to chime in on this thread with a question but.... What does shorter final drive mean? this is what my build sheet specs in my car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By 530iman
I did the same as you but back in 2012, it took...

I did the same as you but back in 2012, it took about 2 weeks to get them, I was sent two stickers. I need some for the 540i but I'm going to donate this time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By 530iman
Never thought about that. I just installed the...

Never thought about that. I just installed the AUX input about 2 weeks ago.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By 530iman
BBS went out of business? huh

BBS went out of business? huh
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By 530iman
In my previous 2001 530i I had Kenwood ddx series...

In my previous 2001 530i I had Kenwood ddx series with free install gear from C*****field. the DDX series has many model numbers. For my new 540i I'm going with ALPINE or dynavin, haven't made up my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By 530iman
In my neck of the woods (Atlanta) wheel...

In my neck of the woods (Atlanta) wheel refinishing runs from 80 to 110 dollars for 18 inch wheels and the price increases as the size does. I would say that's a little high, 150 a wheel. You should...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By 530iman
Should I just buy a whole new 2014 upgraded LCD...

Should I just buy a whole new 2014 upgraded LCD faceplate /stereo? YES
Forum: Parting Out 11-25-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By 530iman
Rear view mirror? price to 30315.

Rear view mirror? price to 30315.
Forum: Parting Out 11-25-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By 530iman
Duralast H8 DL battery from my 2001 530i

Battery was purchased about 9 months ago. I never got around to installing it because I was separated from my precious 530i. I know have a 540i with a new battery and other new parts :). My lost is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By 530iman
Most educated answer you will get is right above...

Most educated answer you will get is right above my post.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By 530iman
You also need the trunk mounted computer that...

You also need the trunk mounted computer that controls GPS and you need the North America GPS cd
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