Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 5 Series > E39 (1997 - 2003)

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-20-2013, 03:34 AM
NCFA17 NCFA17 is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: NorthBay, California
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 173
Mein Auto: Supercharged 2003 M5
Do Depo Headlights have the same plastic adjustors as OEM headlights? Help!

I recently purchased a 2003 M5 that came with Depo Headlights. The lights were pointed way to low, even with the automatic adjustment on start up. The passenger side was easy to raise and is now perfect. However while adjusting the drivers side, it only went about half way up. When the lights are turned on I can see both automatic adjustors working but the drivers side is still too low. Ive changed the plastic adjustors on OEM lights before, I am curious if anyone knows if Depo headlghts have the same plastic adjustors?
__________________
ALL BLACK=SIMPLE & PERFECT
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
  #2  
Old 10-21-2013, 06:21 AM
BrandonMag BrandonMag is offline
Registered User
Location: Vantucky, WA
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 77
Mein Auto: 2000 540i Sport
I believe Depot 'headlights' are just headlight covers. The adjusters should be the same as stock. Your factory headlight adjuster is probably just broken and needs to be replaced.
__________________
2000 540i/6 Sport
Assembled 03/2000
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
740i, e36, e46, m3, m5


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 5 Series > E39 (1997 - 2003)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms