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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By the540wgn
Sorry to thread revive, but... mgs did you...

Sorry to thread revive, but...

mgs did you ever find a good way to remove those caliper bolts?
Touring hardware in the rears is quite a bit different than sedans
I replaced my front brakes but I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By the540wgn
Always love looking at these types of pictures. ...

Always love looking at these types of pictures.
Good luck on with the oil filter housing mod!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By the540wgn
Nice! looks like its in great shape

Nice! looks like its in great shape
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By the540wgn
you cant drill the holes yourself?

you cant drill the holes yourself?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By the540wgn
Its the same, just some cute trim upgrades ...

Its the same, just some cute trim upgrades


Also lol at this:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,980
Posted By the540wgn
Thanks man, I was finally able to get out camping...

Thanks man, I was finally able to get out camping this summer - Glad I had my camera :)



Great looking touring
As a heads up, M-sports were only made in 2003 in the US. Other years are just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,980
Posted By the540wgn
Dos mas ...

Dos mas
http://www.pictureshack.us/thumbs/14780_A_IMG_Car_stitch_S.jpg (http://www.pictureshack.us/view_14780_A_IMG_Car_stitch_S.jpg)

http://www.pictureshack.us/thumbs/96623_IMG_4592r.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,980
Posted By the540wgn
Touring in the wild ...

Touring in the wild
http://www.pictureshack.us/thumbs/46609_IMG_4606_Mod.jpg (http://www.pictureshack.us/view_46609_IMG_4606_Mod.jpg)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,980
Posted By the540wgn
no fogs?

no fogs?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By the540wgn
Some people use painters tape to mask off trim...

Some people use painters tape to mask off trim when they polish/wax - just an option
I'm usually too lazy and just do my best to avoid black trim.

As said earlier, any trim touch up product will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By the540wgn
yeah...its not

yeah...its not
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By the540wgn
here:...

here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=8
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By the540wgn
lol had to google

lol had to google
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By the540wgn
Yeah - I installed mine. You can do anything...

Yeah - I installed mine.
You can do anything with the help of youtube.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By the540wgn
Just checking :) See the rest of that edited...

Just checking :)
See the rest of that edited post
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By the540wgn
FYI - If you put in a subwoofer, you will need an...

FYI - If you put in a subwoofer, you will need an amplifier to drive it

Subwoofer is easy to install: hook up two wires to your aftermarket amp.
Amp is a little harder but still pretty simple:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By the540wgn
+1

+1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By the540wgn
Not 100% sure about this, but I don't think e39...

Not 100% sure about this, but I don't think e39 Alpinas came with M5 style bumpers
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By the540wgn
Hard to tell from the pics, but those don't look...

Hard to tell from the pics, but those don't look like alpina wheels - they look like style 32s
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By the540wgn
Not trying to steer you away from what you're...

Not trying to steer you away from what you're planning,
but do you really lose that much audio fidelity by splicing below the amp?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,980
Posted By the540wgn
Nothing new 456380 Here's another picture...

Nothing new
456380
Here's another picture though
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 921
Posted By the540wgn
http://www.carfinderservice.com/images/used/1012.j...

http://www.carfinderservice.com/images/used/1012.jpg
While I'm a fanboy,
IMO These are comparable to the 80s volvo ugliness lol

I do like the looks of the newer volvos though
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By the540wgn
Your two options: 1 Re-wire you DRL into...

Your two options:

1 Re-wire you DRL into your AEs
2 Use a OBDII device to reprogram the lights
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By the540wgn
Nothing necessarily special about the mods. ...

Nothing necessarily special about the mods.

BMW dealer should still be able to service the vehicle (although it will cost you $$)

If I were you, I'd search around this forum regarding common...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By the540wgn
I dipped mine awhile ago :...

I dipped mine awhile ago : http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=634589&highlight=

It was fun for a while (easy to clean too), but I ended up taking it off (which is a pain).
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