Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 31
Search took 0.63 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Valorum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,457
Posted By Valorum
Cool :thumbup: Is this a device malfunction...

Cool :thumbup:
Is this a device malfunction or something else?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,457
Posted By Valorum
Why would you need a jack or wire? With this...

Why would you need a jack or wire? With this device everything would be wireless. Play your music on your Android phone, stream it through this type of device to your radio, and leave your iPod at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,457
Posted By Valorum
Thanks, i always forget that :) The...

Thanks, i always forget that :)



The Cruiser i have is an older model by now, so definitely read up on newer models. There's a difference in the sound and microphone quality between the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,457
Posted By Valorum
This device is like a mini FM radio station...

This device is like a mini FM radio station broadcasting inside your car. You tune your radio to it in order to listen to it, just like any other radio station. So it does not interrupt music playing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,457
Posted By Valorum
It's close :) Of course this is not quite as good...

It's close :) Of course this is not quite as good as a full-blown integration.

The way it works: Your phone connects to this thing over Bluetooth. It has speakers and microphones built-in. So you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,884
Posted By Valorum
According to what i've seen, there are anywhere...

According to what i've seen, there are anywhere from 10 to 15 times as many E39 sedans as there are E39 tourings. Considering the age of the E39, that the average touring owner now is probably a bit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,457
Posted By Valorum
Bluetooth is the easiest IMO. No wires to mess...

Bluetooth is the easiest IMO. No wires to mess with.

It's possible to get the official BMW kit installed, but that runs you more than $400 last time i checked. So i got this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Valorum
Too bad i missed out on that one :( Maybe it'll...

Too bad i missed out on that one :( Maybe it'll come back some time. How do i find out? Just watch these forums like a hawk? For now i'll at least remedy my milky stock headlights for a little over...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Valorum
I've read several threads about doing this yeah....

I've read several threads about doing this yeah. I've tried this before on a previous vehicle, and it was a lot of work and messy. Could be I just wasn't good at it of course :) But it was enough of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Valorum
Thanks for the feedback guys. For some reason I...

Thanks for the feedback guys. For some reason I was thinking that the lens part was an entire "box" in which the lights sit, but now that you pointed it out, i realize it's not.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Valorum
A big fat +1 to that thanks!

A big fat +1 to that thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Valorum
Question Confused about headlight options

My June 2000 540T has the stock Xenon headlights. I want & need to do a few things with my car's headlights, but i'm not entirely certain as to what options i have available and what i should or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By Valorum
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By Valorum
It's a temporary fix :) I had to do something...

It's a temporary fix :) I had to do something until i can get around to fixing things properly. I aimed them properly, test drove to make sure i wasn't blinding people etc.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By Valorum
I fixed it for a few cents - Using long zip-ties...

I fixed it for a few cents - Using long zip-ties :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By Valorum
For reference - I just bought a 2000 540iT...

For reference - I just bought a 2000 540iT (wagon) with 153K miles, with sport package, xenon lights, heated seats in good shape (good being what's to be expected for a 12 year old car) from a used...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By Valorum
Picked on up for $15.49 at my local Kmart :)

Picked on up for $15.49 at my local Kmart :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By Valorum
Still $19.99 out the door it seems. May go pick...

Still $19.99 out the door it seems. May go pick one up myself :)
Forum: 5 Series DIY 06-14-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 77,640
Posted By Valorum
Thank you for doing this detailed write-up and...

Thank you for doing this detailed write-up and sharing it with us. I feel that even -I- can do this now! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Valorum
Thanks for chiming in. The thing i'm curious...

Thanks for chiming in. The thing i'm curious about though is how do we know that 50 mph shimmy == worn bushings? Is this something we collectively learned from a large sample base, or is there some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,206
Posted By Valorum
Noob alert: Which models does this apply to /...

Noob alert: Which models does this apply to / Where would i find the DISA in my 540? (I looked and didn't see anything obvious looking like this.)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Valorum
50mph shimmy due to bushings - why 50mph??

So i've read again and again about the 50mph shimmy that is supposed to be caused by the failed front bushings. What i was not able to find though is why this happens around 50mph. What's so special...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Valorum
I bought the car a few weeks ago. Had a PPI done...

I bought the car a few weeks ago. Had a PPI done at a local BMW shop run by 2 master tech guys with all the tools and goodies. They ran a full scan on the car, and they did notice that the steering...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-07-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Valorum
About 154K miles, and thanks :)

About 154K miles, and thanks :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Valorum
DSC light NOT coming on

So i read several threads about the DSC light coming on and staying on for people. I have the opposite problem: My DSC light does NOT come on, ever. I assume this is a bad bulb in the dash perhaps....
Showing results 1 to 25 of 31

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms