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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:15 PM
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Posted By 16valex
Ha ha I like that LOL..

Ha ha I like that LOL..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 402
Posted By 16valex
Great! I hope your problem is just the bulb. Mine...

Great! I hope your problem is just the bulb. Mine was a combination of both Illumination and dead pixels.

If you decide to remove your cluster.

Make sure put the steering wheel all the down and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 402
Posted By 16valex
Poolman, yes there's a light source to illuminate...

Poolman, yes there's a light source to illuminate the pixels it's called LCD, I was charged $30 to have it replaced.

I paid for the service so I have no idea the level of difficulty what and how...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 402
Posted By 16valex
There's group buy going on right now over at the...

There's group buy going on right now over at the forum by Concrete Donkey. And I believe his work is lifetime.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By 16valex
It really help in reduction of wiper blade...

It really help in reduction of wiper blade consumption if you use Rainex as windshield washer. Sometimes I don't need to turn the wiper on.

But, I hear you about Bosch though. They used to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By 16valex
Occhsi, first thank you kindly. I think yours...

Occhsi, first thank you kindly.
I think yours behaves like it should as RMP goes up it advances, that is the same behavior I saw in both my M52 and M54 however my M52 stuck at 17 degree at idle when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By 16valex
Hey Occhis thank you. :thumbup: Wonder how...

Hey Occhis thank you. :thumbup:

Wonder how much yours will change at operating temperature? If it is not too much maybe you can throw me another data at full warmed up? Thank you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By 16valex
Can anyone with M52 engine pull your engine live...

Can anyone with M52 engine pull your engine live data for timing?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By 16valex
M52 Engine Timing

I took some live data today and to my surprise there's a huge difference in timing on both my M52 and M54 engines at idle.

Here they are:
M54 = 1.5-->2.0 degree
M52 = 16-->17.0 degree

I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By 16valex
Thanks for the report. Good job on your...

Thanks for the report. Good job on your diagnostic and trouble shooting.:thumbup:

BTW, did you replace item #3 part #13621739510 on this link?.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,234
Posted By 16valex
Nice!:thumbup: Which set did you get HID or...

Nice!:thumbup: Which set did you get HID or Halogen? And those AEs look very bright, mine are not as bright.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By 16valex
Get some rubber form thingy that use for window...

Get some rubber form thingy that use for window insulation at Home Depot cut to small tiny sizes then wedge them in between all the plastic contacts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,234
Posted By 16valex
Oh OK..I've got it but that if you use the...

Oh OK..I've got it but that if you use the harness that came with the Depo and follow the their manual instruction.

But since I tap the AE to parking light I didn't need the harness.

TIP: Use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,234
Posted By 16valex
What remote dimming feature are you talking...

What remote dimming feature are you talking about? Just use some 12" wires then tap them as I described from the previous post and you're done.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,234
Posted By 16valex
I don't like DRL, it's a waste of energy if you...

I don't like DRL, it's a waste of energy if you ask me. Beside, these Depo AE lights are not reliable unless you change the resistor like Green Tiger said.

I would advise to hook them up to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 254
Posted By 16valex
Even with that perks you will still pay 10X what...

Even with that perks you will still pay 10X what Jim said, about ONE million dollars.

The trunk latch alone has over 15 pieces of parts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 942
Posted By 16valex
LOL." I may not like the ideas but I'm here to...

LOL." I may not like the ideas but I'm here to protect your rights and ideas" At the end it might bites you and me in the arse!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 942
Posted By 16valex
I'm not going to defend Chinese made because I...

I'm not going to defend Chinese made because I myself will not consider Chinese made for my car's needs however. Taiwan on the other hand is different. Did you know that Taiwan used to be a member of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 942
Posted By 16valex
What! You started with a generalization that...

What! You started with a generalization that Taiwan, China India are all the same crappy made. Suck it man.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By 16valex
First of all, one thing has nothing to do with...

First of all, one thing has nothing to do with other.

1/ Aux fan doesn't work
2/ Over heat.

To check if your mechanic is correct you can jump the pressure switch and see if the aux's fan is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 942
Posted By 16valex
If it wasn't for Reagan and Gorbachev you'll...

If it wasn't for Reagan and Gorbachev you'll still be driven Yugos. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 942
Posted By 16valex
These are not made in China, they are made in...

These are not made in China, they are made in Taiwan, those of you think they are the same think again.

Pros.
I have the regular Depo with Halogen projectors.
The projectors are excellent with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 820
Posted By 16valex
I remember that all trac Celica. It was rated...

I remember that all trac Celica. It was rated pretty high in its day and best HP per cubic inch. in mass production car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By 16valex
I agree it's not your alternator, it's your...

I agree it's not your alternator, it's your engine, the V8s are pesky with idle drops too low especially coming to a stop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By 16valex
I don't think you have a short. A short will...

I don't think you have a short. A short will cause smoke and burned eventually. What you probably have is a bad connection, start with tightening your battery terminals.
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