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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By GSA1
There is a dime-shaped dial under the rubber vent...

There is a dime-shaped dial under the rubber vent elbow at the center of the light that indicates the production date of the headlight. You are good if the dial says 8/02 or earlier. Some 9/02 also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By GSA1
The connector from the car-side are known to go...

The connector from the car-side are known to go bad and cause havoc. New pigtail is cheap at the dealer. I suggest using heat shrink to seal the splices. GL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,403
Posted By GSA1
'01 530i 5spd, SPORT WITH 57,600 MILES. Orient...

'01 530i 5spd, SPORT WITH 57,600 MILES. Orient Blau, Black.
2ND OWNER
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Notable:
E60, 545i ZHP Shifter
Alcantera Headliner and Rear Sun Shade
OEM M5 Interior Mirrors
OEM M5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By GSA1
I will add Kudos for FCP...Only it gets better!! ...

I will add Kudos for FCP...Only it gets better!! If you get a better price on any part anywhere but Ebay, they will match it! I use FURIOUS METHOD.COM to find prices and either add a comment to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By GSA1
Junk yard, or run it through furiousmethod.com to...

Junk yard, or run it through furiousmethod.com to compare prices. Hold control key while browser loads up results. GL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By GSA1
If you want to do it correctly, yes. Front lower...

If you want to do it correctly, yes. Front lower wheel wheel well covers (aka pork chops) for the m system and the belly pan those are made to mount to. To see speciificaly what you need, look up...
Forum: Parting Out 06-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By GSA1
I have 12 of those off 1997 and 1999.s Send the...

I have 12 of those off 1997 and 1999.s Send the part number your needing and ill check for your car. (PM)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By GSA1
Vanos seals; and Oil Filter Housing Gasket

Vanos seals; and Oil Filter Housing Gasket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By GSA1
lol... a bit late, but be late than.... So you...

lol... a bit late, but be late than....
So you still only have 2 posts?
How's the car doing?
How many miles? Do the cooling system yet?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By GSA1
the proper OEM kit is not too costly for both...

the proper OEM kit is not too costly for both front and rear. You would then add bumper strips, pork chops, and foglights (of your choice). Husker is a dealer in Nebraska will ship for less than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By GSA1
You pop the rubber (drain-like) elbow off near...

You pop the rubber (drain-like) elbow off near the center rear. Look for the dial in that area. The end date for ability to bake is up to the start of 2003 model year. August 2002 and before. Sept...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By GSA1
If you have or want a lense cover like mine or...

If you have or want a lense cover like mine or the one pictured above, you would hunt down a supplier of "DJ Auto." They are direct replacement on Hella Lights. Of course, your Hellas need to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By GSA1
FSU (aka FSR)

Yes that sounds right. However you might first try one simple check of the Final Stage Unit. (Google is your friend). Feel for heat coming from it 10 mins after the motor is off. A bad FSU sometimes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By GSA1
Yes. Find a local "loom" or part thereof for each...

Yes. Find a local "loom" or part thereof for each side from a facelift model
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By GSA1
I tried to view your pics, but they don't load> I...

I tried to view your pics, but they don't load> I will assume you received regular, non xenon lights, and you have the same on your car. If so, the 4 plugs on the new lights makes sense. (high beam,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By GSA1
Removing the alternator makes the job quicker....

Removing the alternator makes the job quicker. Cover everything with rags before removing the housing. Important time-saver: keep close track of the placement of the OFH bolts. They are different...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By GSA1
Both coolers are connected next to the driver...

Both coolers are connected next to the driver headlight. Each line has a bracket holding the coolers to the lines leading to the motor and tranny. Loosen and remove the bolts (carefully). Now look at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By GSA1
pull the door panel and check the 2 cable guides...

pull the door panel and check the 2 cable guides on each side. The cable jumps off the guides alot. Also be sure your window iglass s firmly sitting in the 2 regulator "receivers" and the screws...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By GSA1
that part has grooves that slide onto the door...

that part has grooves that slide onto the door panel (push up). Use a little stickem if it keeps falling off before you put the panel on. dont slam anything when mounting the panel. everything will...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 09-21-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By GSA1
The Race wasn't covered on TV. Did Turner win?

The Race wasn't covered on TV. Did Turner win?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,561
Posted By GSA1
If you hear the motor, ur probably looking at...

If you hear the motor, ur probably looking at either: a cable off track(guide) or the window off one of the two receivers at the bottom of the glass. The set screws come loose and then the window...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By GSA1
You've got some work to do if you go with e38...

You've got some work to do if you go with e38 wheels. Know your options before you lay down your cash.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By GSA1
I have 2. One is for sale starting this weekend....

I have 2. One is for sale starting this weekend. Long Island
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By GSA1
vacuum leaks

Welcome,
You don't mean leak down test, it's called a smoke test. You could begin by inspecting the vacuum lines, the throttle intake tubes, the secondary air tubes, and the ccv hoses. The throttle...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By GSA1
You need an aftermarket add-on, or for a oem...

You need an aftermarket add-on, or for a oem upgrade you will need a factory cd player built Sept. '02 or later. Search "aux Input."
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