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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 11-19-2012, 06:21 PM
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I'm assuming you are talking about the Pioneer AppRadio and the new double din kit. i go both from ebay. The head unit cost about $150.00 and the kit was about $60.
Are you serious?! Only 150$ for a sweet deck like that? Does the Eonon D5124U have an AUX in system built in? I might just go for the eonon because I want NAV too! . Can you drop a quick review of the features / functions?
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:17 AM
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How is the fit and finish of the Eonon? Built quality? Plug-and-play connection? Sound quality?
Sorry for many questions but I'm very interested in the unit. I don't want to pay double for a Dynavin.
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Old 11-20-2012, 02:12 PM
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Excellent so far. Build quality is good (materials/fit and finish) and sound quality is excellent. I've played a lot of different types of music through it so far and I can say it sounds on par with the Pioneer App Radio I had before it. I have not used the GPS to navigate yet, but it seems to track accurately as I drive. Installation was plug and play. It came with two harnesses (one for early round pin radios and one for later flat pin radios). Install was a breeze...

Definitely worth the coin I paid for it.

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Old 11-21-2012, 07:46 AM
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:38 AM
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$418 shipped with US/Canada Map is very tempting.
$418? that's $12 better than what I paid.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:40 PM
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:13 PM
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:20 PM
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You are my hero, did you do a resonator delete?
Lol...thanks for the compliment. Yes...resonator is gone. Only Magnaflow music.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:34 PM
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Lol...thanks for the compliment. Yes...resonator is gone. Only Magnaflow music.
Ok cool, I was checking out your obx exhaust on u tube, I am in the market for exhaust. I also have res del, and Magnaflow cats.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:54 AM
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I was searching to see if I could find a frimware update for my Eonon D5124U this morning and came upon the Eonon official Facebook page. Lo and behold, they have my video review and a quick quote on their page from me:

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Do you have a video with the res delete?
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:37 PM
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I'll post a video for you guys this weekend.
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Old 12-07-2012, 02:43 PM
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Old 12-15-2012, 03:51 AM
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Albo, now that you have used the Eonon head unit for about 3-4 weeks, would you recommend this to an E39 owner? Does it work well as suggested, as I read in another UK forum about the major issues they have had. Is it plug and play for all E39's including cars with DSP?
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:02 PM
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Joel...I answered your questions in your thread.

It has come to my attention that I spend too much time and money on ebay. I picked up this gem of an M-Sport steering wheel for $175. Freshly rewrapped and ready to be modified for my shift paddles:












Also just bought one of these....for a reaaaaaaally good price:

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Nice job, but I feel as though you could have just bought an m5. Classy car though (minus the 530 badge :/)
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Lots of new members from Duluth recently

Thanks for the compliments. Yes.. I could have bought an M5 and may some day in the future, but I love BMW inline 6's so I'm not too upset about it. In truth, I was looking for a 540i, but found this car by chance. It was too clean to pass up!
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^I didnt know you're on here too , Andy.

Albo, you need M5 side mirrors to match
I've got something else in mind for the side mirrors...and waiitng in the garage.
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Ummmm?
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Since when? Looks lower than before, did I miss something?
That picture is still the Billy Sports with the Eibachs. They look the same to me, but you never know. I bought some NNR coilovers to test out. Will be installing them one of these weekends along with Meyle front rotors and new wheel bearings.

So much work to do!
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