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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By E39Freak
BAM! back up and running. Bad Ballasts were the...

BAM! back up and running. Bad Ballasts were the culprits. Easy swap that took me about 10 minutes. Interesting story though.....

Way back in the day when I had a guy do the conversion from halogen...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By E39Freak
Thanks guys. Both lights are kaput as of 15...

Thanks guys. Both lights are kaput as of 15 minutes ago. I ordered new ballasts online and they should arrive by Friday. After what dking078 said, which is exactly how mine went, I have a feeling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By E39Freak
Need Help Identifying The Culprit

I have a '98 528i that has been converted from halogen to non angel eye xenons. The xenons have been in for a little over 4 years, and the ballasts (original BMW) have been on there the same length...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By E39Freak
Talked to Tim & he hooked me up with what I need...

Talked to Tim & he hooked me up with what I need so I'm happy. New bumper & fogs will be here next week, painted & ready to install.

I have a new question though.

When I got my car, it was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By E39Freak
Don't listen to him! :rofl: I just popped a...

Don't listen to him! :rofl:

I just popped a couple of car seats in the back of mine and I'm all good

:roundel:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By E39Freak
New front bumper & fogs for the 528.

After driving around for over a year with a badly cracked and broken front M5 bumper, I'm finally going to order a replacement off Umnitza. Although the one I have was off an M5, I don't see the need...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By E39Freak
Thanks Pudl. I will keep that in mind if I need...

Thanks Pudl. I will keep that in mind if I need to work on it. The sensor has actually been quiet the last 2 days (going on 3). I did something which was kinda stupid but it seems to have fixed the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By E39Freak
Door Sensor Keeps Going Off.

This started last week.

I'll be driving around and whenever I hit a patch of uneven pavement or a slight dip/bump (usually on the freeway, but sometimes on surface streets) my door sensor goes off...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By E39Freak
Thanks for all the info guys. The price worried...

Thanks for all the info guys. The price worried me at being so cheap, just going with my usual brakes & pads as I normally do.....ate rotors & akebono pads it is.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By E39Freak
Looking at some brake options & had a question about a local shop in CA

The place is called 88 Rotors Inc. in El Monte, CA

They sell in store, on their website and on eBay. I was wondering if anyone here has shopped with them or had any experiences they are willing to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By E39Freak
The cable is about 5ft long, so after plugging it...

The cable is about 5ft long, so after plugging it in, you can run it anywhere you want (to the glove box, or under the dash etc.)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By E39Freak
This for under $35 shipped ...

This for under $35 shipped

http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Genuine-Auxiliary-Adapter-Series/dp/B000PA03AC


A few of the reviewers mentioned that you can connect the cable to the back of the CD...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By E39Freak
If you have the patience to sell it off one piece...

If you have the patience to sell it off one piece at a time, and the know-how to do it then by all means part it out. It'll take longer but you'll make more money over time. If you wanna get rid of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By E39Freak
Forget all this technical talk! The simple...

Forget all this technical talk!

The simple truth is.......your car is possessed. You must find an exorcist NOW!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By E39Freak
According to the guy I bought it from,this was...

According to the guy I bought it from,this was how it was when they took it out of the car. They run a salvage yard back east & list some of the stuff on ebay. He had it for 300 obo + S/H & I ended...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11,563
Views: 350,189
Posted By E39Freak
Update: Chillin' at the office on a slow Sunday....

Update: Chillin' at the office on a slow Sunday. Checking out Bimmerfest, FB, eBaums and a bunch of other fun stuff
Forum: Off-Topic 03-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,016
Posted By E39Freak
This: Not saying it's always the same...

This:

Not saying it's always the same result, but in my case over 3 years ago I caught my then-wife smoking in secret in the bathroom and at first she claimed it was from work stress. 4 months...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By E39Freak
Willkommen auf Bimmerfest! :beerchug::roundel:

Willkommen auf Bimmerfest! :beerchug::roundel:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By E39Freak
Part arrived on Friday, so tomorrow I'm putting...

Part arrived on Friday, so tomorrow I'm putting the car up on the ramps & swapping out the hose.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By E39Freak
Now that it's out of the way, tomorrow the car...

Now that it's out of the way, tomorrow the car goes on the ramp in the driveway so I can replace my nearly disintegrated secondary air injection pump feed hose.

That should take care of the last...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By E39Freak
My old wheel http://i.imgur.com/3Ar4iBT.jpg ...

My old wheel
http://i.imgur.com/3Ar4iBT.jpg

My new wheel installed
http://i.imgur.com/qHmEiad.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By E39Freak
Jim, it was that after all. Turns out the...

Jim, it was that after all.

Turns out the housing of one of the connector walls is cracked, so the plug came out when I
pulled the chair all the way back to make room so I can get to the torx...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By E39Freak
That was the case with mine.Faulty ABS sensor....

That was the case with mine.Faulty ABS sensor. Once replaced, the light was gone.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By E39Freak
Bought one last week for $265. The only...

Bought one last week for $265.

The only difference was it does not have the car phone button on the steering wheel, which I don't care for since my car isn't equipped with one.

This is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By E39Freak
What they said. Also, with the handle...

What they said.

Also, with the handle pulled, try to push up first, then pull down while jiggling the door side to side to pry it open. It might be stuck because something in the box might have...
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