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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,724
Posted By musa
Nice :thumbup: What does Stella look like up her...

Nice :thumbup: What does Stella look like up her skirt- pics of interior? :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By musa
I highly recommend the current programming and...

I highly recommend the current programming and coding software used by BMW dealerships - Integrated Service Technical Application
Programming (ISTA/P). It is exactly what your dealership would have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,306
Posted By musa
Thanks for bumping the old post :D Reminds me the...

Thanks for bumping the old post :D Reminds me the need to do mine and exactly how to while the temps high up Northwest:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By musa
Yeah, it's not hard really. The high level BMW...

Yeah, it's not hard really. The high level BMW dealer software such as SSS or ISTA-P guide you step by step and offer protection from bricking the car's modules if you follow the instructions. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By musa
Amir117m, if the problem is only software issues,...

Amir117m, if the problem is only software issues, then you can fix them yourself if you want to, trust me. All you need is INPA diagnostic cable and DIS/SSS or ISTA D/P diagnostic/programming...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By musa
Oh, oh- you're going to take it to the dealer?...

Oh, oh- you're going to take it to the dealer? Won't they now steal the remaining good parts from your car :D Reminds me of the mechanics in Nairobi- Kenya - the same breed. On a serious note,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,463
Posted By musa
Budsjettbygge, how about some video shots of your...

Budsjettbygge, how about some video shots of your car in motion, sound of that new exhaust etc? That would be awesome! By the way, how did the pdc retrofit go?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By musa
You're right, I stand corrected- not all turbo...

You're right, I stand corrected- not all turbo engines but the design of the direct injection N54 and family engines are prone to carbon build-up. Here's why with great illustrations and pics:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By musa
+1 I have E92 coupe and I can say the N54...

+1

I have E92 coupe and I can say the N54 engine, or turbo-charged engines for that matter, are the kind of engines that require meticulous maintenance- ignore oil changes (long intervals), for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By musa
Should have gotten the 335i coupe and you'd be...

Should have gotten the 335i coupe and you'd be talking a different language :D My '97 E39 (that I've owned since 2001) still rules in terms of build quality.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By musa
I think we're talking about recommended upgrades...

I think we're talking about recommended upgrades on an already healthy car, or did you imply upgrading the cooling system to better than OEM components?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,122
Posted By musa
I'm having the same noise now for 5 months and...

I'm having the same noise now for 5 months and glad I found this thread. It has given me ideas of likely culprit and will report back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By musa
I have the same year car and I love it- owned it...

I have the same year car and I love it- owned it since 2001. Here're the upgrades I have done over the years and more to come soon:D I would give vanos seals, suspension upgrade and headlights a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By musa
What a clean looking E39 M5, hopefully it's...

What a clean looking E39 M5, hopefully it's mechanically sound too. Have you checked it out? An E39 collectors gem, if you ask me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By musa
So true and I always marvel at the build quality...

So true and I always marvel at the build quality of my 1997 528 compared to my 05 X5 and 07 E92. I maintain them myself and I can tell you a lot of attention to detail was paid on the E39 than later...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By musa
"Everything works on the car and it still runs...

"Everything works on the car and it still runs fine" ... that's a great car status!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By musa
+1. Don't use force lest you break stuff and...

+1. Don't use force lest you break stuff and curse yourself;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,463
Posted By musa
Some more info here: ...

Some more info here:
http://www.bmwdiy.info/pdc-wiring/
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,114
Posted By musa
Hey Mauiwillie, is the smoking still gone? I've...

Hey Mauiwillie, is the smoking still gone? I've also read that it is essential to verify that there're no vacuum leaks in the intake before declaring the smoke issue at extended idle is definitely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,463
Posted By musa
Budsjettbygge, you've done an amazing job and...

Budsjettbygge, you've done an amazing job and your car looks incredible! :thumbup: There's always room for improvement, though:D....may be lower your car a little and also getting wheels with less...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By musa
TekLord, brilliant! How's the paint holding up?...

TekLord, brilliant! How's the paint holding up? Considering doing this for my E39.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By musa
Congratulations, OurPsalm! Here's some info that...

Congratulations, OurPsalm! Here's some info that will thrill you! Someone in the X5 forum has a brilliant solution that you can apply to your situation:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,700
Posted By musa
Mine also looked good when I changed them at...

Mine also looked good when I changed them at around 150k miles but I felt the difference immediately especially on road expansion joints and sharp bumps.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By musa
The German engineers are quite shrewd in...

The German engineers are quite shrewd in business, not just engineering....psst....planned obsolescence;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By musa
Won't the warranty fall off in a couple of years...

Won't the warranty fall off in a couple of years and then you're in the same predicament or is this the 10 year or 100K miles warranty?:)
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