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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,669
Posted By aioros
How 'bout Koni Strt (red ones)? Are they any...

How 'bout Koni Strt (red ones)? Are they any good/better (quality-durability) then Bilstein or KYB?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By aioros
Im on the same boat as you, my ride has 248k...

Im on the same boat as you, my ride has 248k miles and lots of parts are due to be replaced, suspension specially. So Im leaning towards a 2012 Hyundai Genesis V8
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By aioros
Planned rear suspension overhaul

I started to buy parts to do a rear suspension overhaul (again). Last overhaul was a few years back. My car had around 130k miles and now has 249k miles. So this should be its last one that i do, at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By aioros
Which Hawk pads are those?

Which Hawk pads are those?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By aioros
Rear brake job coming soon. I got pretty good deals

Well rear Yellow Stuff brake pads have about 4-3mm left on them and rear rotors Centric High Carbon were changed last year (30k miles of use)
So i decided to search & shop around for brake pads and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By aioros
Some new pictures

Some new pictures
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By aioros
Shop guy said rear upper control arm broke off. i...

Shop guy said rear upper control arm broke off. i hope thats where the damage ends. I will order the rest of ball joints and replace them myself
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By aioros
My ride suffered an injury, tow truck on the way

UPDATE: It was the upper rear right control arm. I attached some pictures of the damaged ball joint. Tech said the ball joint was not the culprit. There is no signs of wear inside of the socket,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By aioros
Ball joint remover tool (improved)

I own a ball joint remover tool that I bought from Harbor Freight. I have used it a few times with 100% success time but not without issues, problems and some cursing along the way. The moving arm is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By aioros
I live a couple of miles away from the Speedway,...

I live a couple of miles away from the Speedway, I will be there for sure
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,071
Posted By aioros
Thumbs up for this thread. I'm planning to do a...

Thumbs up for this thread. I'm planning to do a "level 3.89" refresh to both, front and rear suspension, in my 99 528i pretty soon. I said 3.89 because I will be replacing almost all the suspension...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By aioros
Tweeters are 3/4" per customer support... ...

Tweeters are 3/4" per customer support...
"Thank you for your inquiry and interest in our D series, 5.25" component speakers. Based on the vehicle information you provided, the direct fit for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By aioros
Yes, I am getting the package: speakers and...

Yes, I am getting the package: speakers and tweeters. I bought them at walmart. Follow the link I posted on my previous post, or google the part number or go to the pioneer website
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By aioros
Well I picked these Pioneer TS-A1306C to replace...

Well I picked these Pioneer TS-A1306C to replace the front speakers and tweeters.

http://pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Car/Speakers/A-Series/TS-A1306C

Based on what I read about frequency...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By aioros
That is exactly what I was thinking

That is exactly what I was thinking
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By aioros
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By aioros
I've been looking in these Pioneer speakers. My...

I've been looking in these Pioneer speakers. My only concern is the
tweeters are a bit bigger than stock: TS-C1320C (1 1/8") or
TS-C1330C (1")
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By aioros
Front speakers and, possibly, rear deck speaker upgrade

Im looking into replacing the front 5.25 component speakers the tweeters. All I want is a better sound than the oem speakers. a little bit more bass then oem. I will not install an amp. No pro kits,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,002
Posted By aioros
Post some whole body pictures please ;)

Post some whole body pictures please ;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By aioros
The broken one inside my car has lifetime...

The broken one inside my car has lifetime warranty from fcpeuro, but still, i dont want to be changing regulators every 6mos. I will keep all window seals lubricated with silicon though....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By aioros
I hope this tabs finally keep the window reg. from breaking again

I welded these tabs to the track to help and keep the original tabs in working condition. We all know the high tension and stress the whole window reg armature is under. I believe, one of the weakest...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By aioros
Yup, same issue as mine. I just put more epoxy to...

Yup, same issue as mine. I just put more epoxy to fix the leak. Next time I will replace the whole fuel sender
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By aioros
My ride had a similar issue, until I replaced the...

My ride had a similar issue, until I replaced the wishbone/upper Control Arms. The bushings (towards the front-under the engine) were bad. Once I replaced them, there were no more issues with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By aioros
TRADING: style 5 17x8 wheels, prefer so California please

Hello everyone, I would like to trade 2 or all 4 of my BBS wheels style 5 that are currently in use on my 99 528i. The wheels are not perfect nor in mint condition, they're in use every day. I do not...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-09-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By aioros
TRADING: Style 5 17x8 square, prefer so. california please

Hello everyone, I would like to trade 2 or all 4 of my BBS wheels style 5 that are currently in use on my 99 528i. The wheels are not perfect nor in mint condition, they're in use every day. I do not...
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