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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, This is impossible to determine over an...

Hi,

This is impossible to determine over an internet forum. Please take your car to a local reputable mechanic and have them sit in the car with you so you can highlight the 'whomp whomp' noise. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, No one can tell you what to do. Some...

Hi,

No one can tell you what to do. Some will say drive it, some will say store it.

Why not evaluate what your car needs are and then make a choice ?

Cheers, Dennis!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, If those are genuine type 2 3 piece...

Hi,

If those are genuine type 2 3 piece wheels, then they're VERY rare and extremely sought after. Depending on which element is cracked, then it's still a 'relatively' good price as either the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 753
Posted By DennisCooper!
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 753
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi MKJS I have a set of genuine pre-facelift...

Hi MKJS

I have a set of genuine pre-facelift E39 rear lamp clusters. They're in good condition, working well and just usual light age related marks only, no cracks or scratches. They came off an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By DennisCooper!
What websites have you been looking at to come up...

What websites have you been looking at to come up with that for a comparison ?!!!

Here's what my Alpine 407BT unit I used to have looks like with a decent fascia unit. Granted, it's not like oem,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 753
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, A couple years ago, the government did a...

Hi,

A couple years ago, the government did a 'scrappage scheme' to get older cars off the road and I think it was a 2000 payment. Cars that were worth less than that amount were then traded in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, 530iman - The 'DSP' in E39's added sound...

Hi,

530iman - The 'DSP' in E39's added sound effects like 'stadium' and 'church'. In the mid 90's these effects were popular on home audio systems and TV's with cinema surround sound speakers you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By DennisCooper!
Alpine iLX-700 Shallow depth double DIN head unit with Apple Carplay

Hi,

Alpine have recently announced the iLX-700 head unit which features Apple's Carplay system AND, crucially, is shallow depth which makes installation into cars like the BMW E39 5 series, E46 3...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi jc8333, The new N6 I think is definitely...

Hi jc8333,

The new N6 I think is definitely the 'best' choice for USA/Canadian based E39 owners wanting a Chinese replacement type head unit by a long shot. A step in the right direction is the N6...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Bill, Welcome to the forum, however are...

Hi Bill,

Welcome to the forum, however are you in Loughborough UK? if so, and you haven't already, do check out the UK centric bmw 5 forum here - http://forum.bmw5.co.uk/

The 'intermittent'...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, As per above, lots of potential failure...

Hi,

As per above, lots of potential failure points. You need to start fault finding and checking things and ticking them off as you go through them - a process of elimination. If you can't do it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, You aren't missing anything obvious, but...

Hi,

You aren't missing anything obvious, but it does seem like a loose connection, wire chafe of some sort somewhere along the power or ground wires. There's nothing than can be suggested over the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Have a look at the big long eonon group...

Hi,

Have a look at the big long eonon group buy thread and various other threads on this forum and see what other's who got one say about fitment. Some 'fit' better than others, but it is likely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, No idea if it can be done well enough...

Hi,

No idea if it can be done well enough not to cause any damage to the engine, but a 'kill switch' isn't the way to go about this. You'd re-map your existing ECU to perhaps deliver 'less' fuel'...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,013
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Seems like you've 'sort of' already made...

Hi,

Seems like you've 'sort of' already made up your mind that he will get the car based on the fact that he's had a learners license for almost a year at 15 years old. Auto transmission means...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Negev, In late 03, I had a Ford F150...

Hi Negev,

In late 03, I had a Ford F150 Supercharged Harley Davidson Anniversary Edition truck and I after running the truck for 18 months or so, I enquired about converting to LPG. I spoke to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 258
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi JdeGraff I'm currently VERY envious and...

Hi JdeGraff

I'm currently VERY envious and at the same time impressed that as a 'youngster' you've thought about your future and purchased yourself a property. I'm envious as in the USA even...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,013
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Over here in the UK, giving a 16 year...

Hi,

Over here in the UK, giving a 16 year old with what sounds like zero driving experience (I mean real world experience after he passes his driving test) would be considered utterly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By DennisCooper!
Remember, the price of the parts Dinan, Hartge,...

Remember, the price of the parts Dinan, Hartge, Alpina, AC Schnitzer, Hamann and other high end high quality tuner's were done when the cars were NEW, just like ANY other part for a car.

Just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, Dinan are very high quality, approved by...

Hi,

Dinan are very high quality, approved by BMW and well respected and thus, their prices aren't going to be 'cheap' as it were. Like any product in any industry, there's high end, mid range and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, This is too vague of a question given...

Hi,

This is too vague of a question given that's there so many different potential upgrades. Broadly speaking you can upgrade - Power and performance, braking and suspension, Styling and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi, As you say you 'kinda' want natural...

Hi,

As you say you 'kinda' want natural aspiration, then you won't get 'big gains' which is also what you want.

From above, read around for what other E39's with 'big power' have done and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By DennisCooper!
Hi Nachos - the latest version of 'what'? ...

Hi

Nachos - the latest version of 'what'? there's no brand associated with it? other places like ebay are awash with 'similar looking' units which are also unbranded, so you can't tell which...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 754
Posted By DennisCooper!
It's quite simple once you know! A few years...

It's quite simple once you know!

A few years ago, on the popular UK show called Top Gear, the 3 guys were in China and looking at their car market etc.

In China there's a social aspect where...
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