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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By theWalkinator
Use 2 jump cables.

Use 2 jump cables.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,453
Posted By theWalkinator
I installed Eonon Android unit, happy with it so...

I installed Eonon Android unit, happy with it so far, but they have a new unit, Android 4.4 with quad core cpu, if you have DSP, you will also need to order extension cable from them:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 53,807
Posted By theWalkinator
Just got back from China couple of weeks ago, saw...

Just got back from China couple of weeks ago, saw many baby 7 series, aka, long based 5 series.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By theWalkinator
I use Walmart Maxx battery, it has been over a...

I use Walmart Maxx battery, it has been over a year and I have no problem with it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By theWalkinator
Hmm. it is 525i and the headlights look like a...

Hmm. it is 525i and the headlights look like a Depo headlights, price is fine but could be lower, I would look for at least 530if for more power.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,554
Posted By theWalkinator
Quick local CL search found this 2003 540i M...

Quick local CL search found this 2003 540i M package for $10499 from a dealer, but this is one a manual: http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/ctd/5136766461.html
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 53,807
Posted By theWalkinator
Oh no, not those M police again, who cares.

Oh no, not those M police again, who cares.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 631
Posted By theWalkinator
Why not get a X5 then?

Why not get a X5 then?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 53,807
Posted By theWalkinator
Haven't drive my car for few days, this morning...

Haven't drive my car for few days, this morning when I tried to open the door with remote key, nothing, so I opened the door with the key, there was no beeping sound, car won't start, nothing, no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By theWalkinator
I use Mobil-1 0w-40.

I use Mobil-1 0w-40.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By theWalkinator
Blue, you are a girl so I assume you have small...

Blue, you are a girl so I assume you have small hands. I was able to remove both fuse #75 and #76 without needing to remove anything, I just slide the passenger seat all the way back, and position...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By theWalkinator
Get a 5th gen 2002 or 2003 3.5 Nissan Maxima,...

Get a 5th gen 2002 or 2003 3.5 Nissan Maxima, reliable, easy to work with and more fun to drive than Civic, Corolla, Accord or Camry, or get an Infiniti G37 which is more fun to drive but also costs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 25,168
Posted By theWalkinator
Question, how much adjustment vertically it...

Question, how much adjustment vertically it allowed? My headlights are kind of low but I don't feel the adjusters are broken, but I don't get much adjustment when I tried to raised it up, it up a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,403
Posted By theWalkinator
Yes, the tire wearing out faster than any other...

Yes, the tire wearing out faster than any other cars that I own, when I bought the car, the previous owner just put a new set of tires on it, 15k miles later, I will soon need a new set of tires.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,403
Posted By theWalkinator
One thing I do not quite understand using weight...

One thing I do not quite understand using weight that BMW required is that most of times there is only 1 driver in the car, so 200lb-ish in most of situation, at most, with a full tank of gas, so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By theWalkinator
Yes I do have sport package, the front is 235 and...

Yes I do have sport package, the front is 235 and rear is 255. How do you tell they used wrong rim size on my alignment sheet?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By theWalkinator
OK, so I got a pair of decent used front tires,...

OK, so I got a pair of decent used front tires, they also did balance on the wheels so no more shaking at 60 miles. Today I brought the car to Just Ties for 4 wheel alignment, to my surprise, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By theWalkinator
Soak it with some WD40 for couple of hours. If...

Soak it with some WD40 for couple of hours. If you have an impact wrench, that will help a lot, but if you don't, try hand torch to heat up the nut. I had similar situation, the thread is crossed so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By theWalkinator
I think your model is Window CE based not Android...

I think your model is Window CE based not Android based, but the wiring and connections should be pretty much similar. Window CE based headunit is not as flexible as Android based one, but since you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By theWalkinator
OK, I tried both CD and my smart phone paired...

OK, I tried both CD and my smart phone paired with the headunit via bluetooth, neither can display track info. I am looking for media player app to solve this.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By theWalkinator
Is this good? Reviews are not all positive.

Is this good? Reviews are not all positive.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By theWalkinator
Did you find anything in the setup menu? I will...

Did you find anything in the setup menu? I will give it a try when I get home.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By theWalkinator
No, the only thing you need is to find a good...

No, the only thing you need is to find a good offline GSP map app, I download a free one (MapFactor) but it is not good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By theWalkinator
Tire questions

2002 540i sport staggered setup, style 32 wheels, 235/45/17 97W in the front and 255/4/17 97W in the rear.

Last year my steering center link ball joint went after hitting a pothole so it screwed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By theWalkinator
I got it from eBay,...

I got it from eBay, http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40|R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=e39+rear+view+camera&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1
They are pretty much the same, all Chinese made so just get a cheapest one...
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