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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2013, 02:20 AM
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Views: 4,372
Posted By Goodwood
From what I understand, it's external.

From what I understand, it's external.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,372
Posted By Goodwood
Happened to me last yr. Was intermittent, but got...

Happened to me last yr. Was intermittent, but got progressively worse. Turned out if was the transmission gear position sensor. Cost me >400 to repair, but it's fine now 9 mo later.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Goodwood
Thanks for all the input guys, but I've decide to...

Thanks for all the input guys, but I've decide to just sell them.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Goodwood
Probably going to sell the pre facelift headlamp...

Probably going to sell the pre facelift headlamp HID units. There also seems to be a fitment problem, in that there's a metal tube running upward that's interfering with the ballast. Must have been a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Goodwood
What does this spicing accomplish then, and what...

What does this spicing accomplish then, and what splices where??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Goodwood
I could care less about angel eyes, I want HID...

I could care less about angel eyes, I want HID projectors to light my way, like my old E60 M5! If I can fit these w/o spllcing, I still want to try.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Goodwood
Well it does appear I have pre-facelift HIDs. ...

Well it does appear I have pre-facelift HIDs.
Ill show you what's on the car and what I bought. Would still love to use them.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Goodwood
Good tip, I'll look into that, thanks!

Good tip, I'll look into that, thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Goodwood
OEM HID retrofit possible?

I recently bought a used set of E39 OEM BMW HID units from a forum member here, for my 03 525T, originally equipped with Halogens, and was told by my indy tech that they wouldn't work, because there...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-31-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,891
Posted By Goodwood
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-31-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,891
Posted By Goodwood
Well, I wouldn't want some el cheapo aftermarket...

Well, I wouldn't want some el cheapo aftermarket Angel Eyes kit that could mess up, like my son had on his Scion, so would just live without them. So, I *will* get a code, til I have it reset? I can...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-31-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,891
Posted By Goodwood
Not a big deal to me, but they do have the angel...

Not a big deal to me, but they do have the angel eyes, but they won't function until the computer can be reprogrammed, if I read you correctly? Or, it will throw a fault code until I get this...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-31-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,891
Posted By Goodwood
Interested in these. Are they still FS? Are they...

Interested in these. Are they still FS? Are they truly P&P for my non-HID equipped 03 525i Sportwagon? Am I correct in assuming the HIDs are for low beam only? I've never been satisfied with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Goodwood
Would've never thought to call it that, but it's...

Would've never thought to call it that, but it's a perfect description!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Goodwood
Wow, so it's a very common problem then! Seems...

Wow, so it's a very common problem then! Seems like a fairly straight forward fix. Thanks so much for the quick reply!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Goodwood
Seatback only goes up on one side

Hi guys. My driver's reclining seat back only moves on the outboard side, the inboard side doesn't move. Is this easy to fix?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,371
Posted By Goodwood
ok, so these clips you mention, are they molded...

ok, so these clips you mention, are they molded into the abs cover itself or the mirror frame? Problem is, I don't know what it should look like.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,371
Posted By Goodwood
Exclamation Side View Mirror cover fell off, help reattaching it?

I came out from the gym to find my pass side mirror cover sitting on my windshield. It doesn't appear to be scratched or dinged up in any way, so who knows how it came off. I pressed it back on, but...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-31-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,707
Posted By Goodwood
Sorry for resurrecting this old thread, but I...

Sorry for resurrecting this old thread, but I have to get mine programmed to open all doors with a single click too. Nothing more irritating than unlocking the driver's door, driving home, then later...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,076
Posted By Goodwood
Silly question. Just where is all this alleged...

Silly question. Just where is all this alleged debris and sediment at the bottom of the tank coming from?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 258,509
Posted By Goodwood
Yep, no kidding on hitting the jackpot. This was...

Yep, no kidding on hitting the jackpot. This was the classic little old lady's car, who yr after yr, just didn't put any mi on it. As mentioned, the tires were the originals from the factory, made in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 258,509
Posted By Goodwood
This is my "new" 2003 525iA Sport Wagon. Has an...

This is my "new" 2003 525iA Sport Wagon. Has an amazing 12,000 mi on it. All I have done, and all I will be doing, is replaced the OEM, (manufactured in 2002!) Conti Touring tires with Conti Extreme...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Goodwood
Thanks guys. I decided to just go with an OEM...

Thanks guys. I decided to just go with an OEM replacement mast. The sharkfin linked said for cosmetic purposes only, and replacement for car that already had them, so wasn't sure if it would even...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By Goodwood
Well, there aren't any leaks from the PS unit,...

Well, there aren't any leaks from the PS unit, and I've twice sucked out via a turkey baster about 3/4 qt total, always driving it afterwards. May have helped a small amt, say 5-10%. It's still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Goodwood
Antenna's Broken, what to replace with?

My 03 525 Sport Wagon's stubby black roof antenna's broken. Probably from the car wash I just went through. Can't go back to them, won't do any good. They'll flat out deny doing it. Besides, it was...
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