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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,572
Posted By phrozen5100
Water leaked onto the LCM in the passenger...

Water leaked onto the LCM in the passenger footwell...the fuse did not blow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,572
Posted By phrozen5100
I haven't had any issues with my 540i...yet. I...

I haven't had any issues with my 540i...yet. I did quite a bit of maintenance on my 530i before she finally caught on fire spontaneously.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,572
Posted By phrozen5100
I've had both the 2001 540i sport and the 2001...

I've had both the 2001 540i sport and the 2001 530i non-sport. The 540i is a blast to drive, and it's significantly faster than the 530i. That being said, the 530i was much more economical in terms...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By phrozen5100
Yes, because the diagnostic work is a little more...

Yes, because the diagnostic work is a little more complex for a vehicle that's caught on fire. I knew this going into it, and I'd already spent a couple months trying to fix it myself with no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By phrozen5100
I've actually had a couple good experiences with...

I've actually had a couple good experiences with my old 530i:

I first took my 5 in to have the fan clutch and fan replaced. Somehow, they forgot to replace the fan the first time. After I brought...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By phrozen5100
If it doesn't need reprogramming, then this is a...

If it doesn't need reprogramming, then this is a replacement you can easily do yourself. The LCM is located near the glove box and behind the right most panel on the passenger side.
Once you remove...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,475
Views: 270,196
Posted By phrozen5100
Only 2003 540i sports came with the M-Tech...

Only 2003 540i sports came with the M-Tech package.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,475
Views: 270,196
Posted By phrozen5100
Here's a couple shots of my latest E39. 2001...

Here's a couple shots of my latest E39. 2001 540iA sport with just about every option...

http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx318/seakins5100/IMAG0272.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,236
Posted By phrozen5100
I sold my 2001 530i and purchased a 2003 G35...

I sold my 2001 530i and purchased a 2003 G35 coupe. While the G35 was a blast to drive and handled very well, it did not come close to matching the quality of the E39. My car suffered from numerous...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By phrozen5100
Eric, It sounds like you're experiencing the...

Eric,

It sounds like you're experiencing the same issues I had with my car after it caught on fire. The beginnings of this were very similar: heavy rain pouring water onto the LCM.
I've replaced...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By phrozen5100
All of the symptoms were present with the...

All of the symptoms were present with the original LCM immediately after the fire; so, that points to communication BUS damage of some type, but I can't figure out where/what exactly that might be. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By phrozen5100
Electrical Damage from LCM Fire

I've been having some issues with my 530 ever since the LCM caught fire. These issues include:

No feedback to dash/one-way communication (e.g. when turn signals/brights are on, no indication of...
Forum: Parting Out 05-25-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By phrozen5100
WTB: 2001+ E39 LCM and Wire Harnesses

I'm looking to buy a LCM and the three associated wire harnesses from any 2001+ E39, preferably one with Xenons. PM me with details.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By phrozen5100
I just checked the affected area. The LCM is...

I just checked the affected area. The LCM is indeed the source of the ignition, and on inspection, the top appears wet.

The damage is fairly limited to the LCM/surrounding trim, it appears, so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By phrozen5100
I don't believe I activated the parking lights,...

I don't believe I activated the parking lights, as I'm sure I would have noticed this. The car had just been sitting for over a day, and I've had the aftermarket headlights installed for about six...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By phrozen5100
530i Caught on Fire

This morning, a friend of mine pointed out to me that one of my tail lights was on. I went to investigate and found my cabin engulfed in smoke; additionally, my driver side angel eyes were activated....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,950
Posted By phrozen5100
Mine is the look-alike one in the eBay auction....

Mine is the look-alike one in the eBay auction. The unit is fantastic so far; the only splicing I did was the 'lamp detection' wire into the 'accessory on' wire. I actually prefer the look of mine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,950
Posted By phrozen5100
Here are some photos of the unit I received. I...

Here are some photos of the unit I received. I had some initial issues with lighting, but that was easily resolved by splicing some wires together. The overall fit and finish is very good. The one I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By phrozen5100
Yes, the MB Quarts did fit exactly into place,...

Yes, the MB Quarts did fit exactly into place, and they looked to be the exact same size as the OEM speaker; they were actually designed as drop-in replacements for German cars. The Focals also fit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,896
Posted By phrozen5100
I purchased some Hella Euro style headlights from...

I purchased some Hella Euro style headlights from DDM Tuning, and I've been very satisfied with my purchase thus far. I believe they can be had for around $250.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By phrozen5100
I have a Dynavin type head unit, and it is truly...

I have a Dynavin type head unit, and it is truly a fantastic upgrade from the Business CD player; definitely a must have upgrade for your vehicle.
The configuration of the OEM amplifier makes it a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By phrozen5100
I went to the dealer to have the settings changed...

I went to the dealer to have the settings changed to what you desire. It cost me about $35.00 to reprogram and a $2.00 environmental impact fee; yes, turning off daytime running lights evidently...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By phrozen5100
I did not do mine myself, nor would I recommend...

I did not do mine myself, nor would I recommend it. No panels or trim need to be removed for the install, but I highly recommend finding a good installer to do your job. If your installer can handle...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By phrozen5100
My car does not have the DSP system stock. Two...

My car does not have the DSP system stock. Two different connectors came with the head unit. One has the illumination wire, but the one I'm using does not.

The only thing I can see that would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By phrozen5100
Dynavin Unit Backlighting

Hey all, I just received my Dynavin (or one very similar to...) head unit today. Everything seems to be functioning just fine, with the backlit keys and antenna being exceptions. For whatever reason,...
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