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Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th June 2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By grp
100 Octane is sold in many countries in Europe...

100 Octane is sold in many countries in Europe and is "Unleaded" as is all fuel in most of Europe. For older engines that require lead, you have to use a lead additive.

I always use 98 when not...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   9th May 2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,729
Posted By grp
Yes, I kind of figured that would be the general...

Yes, I kind of figured that would be the general reaction :)

Interestingly, after spending a few more browsing minutes, you would need to spend another US$150 on the flashing unit anyway.
...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   9th May 2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,729
Posted By grp
DIY ECU Remap

I was just browsing Ebay and cam across the following:
...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   27th April 2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,438
Posted By grp
I'd read somewhere here that gearing is the...

I'd read somewhere here that gearing is the limiter, not the power (although 30bhp is nice to have!). I'd also heard the theoretical maximum (stock with no limiter) was 183mph although that could...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   27th April 2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By grp
I really do wish people would take more care over...

I really do wish people would take more care over their writing; a simple spell check would have been a good start in this case but, as it is, the advert provides more reasons not to buy (owner...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   5th April 2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By grp
I have a '99 (europe), those are 9005 bulbs, the...

I have a '99 (europe), those are 9005 bulbs, the fogs are 9006 (I've wasted money finding out the hard way :confused: )

Regards,

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd April 2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By grp
Haven't done the tests recently but did them last...

Haven't done the tests recently but did them last year and the results were fine (I had new MAF's then; the VW versions).

Good luck with the new MAF's - give a few Km's for the ECU to "learn" the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd April 2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By grp
I will answer my own question just for the...

I will answer my own question just for the benefit of others who may be curious. The fuel pump has been replaced and there has been no noticeable difference in power delivery (so in theory, the fuel...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   30th March 2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By grp
David, as an M5 owner in Geneva (I bought...

David,

as an M5 owner in Geneva (I bought mine through a dealer ad in AutoScout), I can confirm that generally speaking, the mileages are pretty honest here (they keep records centrally as well as...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   30th March 2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By grp
Diagnostics Scanner PA-Soft?

Has anyone come across this diagnostics scanner before? Search didn't bring anything up. I know the question of code scanners comes up from time to time (I have the Peake Reader myself) so thought I...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   30th March 2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By grp
M5 breakdown and tow :(

Well, in more than 2 years and more than 30,000Km's of ownership, my M5 finally left me stranded by the roadside yesterday :confused2

I was just coasting on the highway and suddenly there was no...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   30th March 2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By grp
I bought a couple of cheap portable DVD players...

I bought a couple of cheap portable DVD players for the kids complete with headphones, car charger plug and a case for the player that ties around the headrest. Normally, our long trips are in the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   16th March 2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,124
Posted By grp
No, but close :) Contrast is for enabling TV...

No, but close :)

Contrast is for enabling TV on the go, Brightness is for enabling Teletext on the go (yes, our TV modules do Teletext too! - not sure whether you have that Stateside but it used...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   16th March 2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,124
Posted By grp
I have a '99 M5 and have disabled the TV motion...

I have a '99 M5 and have disabled the TV motion check with the button presses noted above.

The real reason for the response is that there is a huge mis-conception about the whole "button...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   12th March 2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By grp
I want full power and no more messing about,am i...

I want full power and no more messing about,am i looking at mafs,02 sesors ect?

Thanks for any suggestions.[/quote]

I've just ordered some O2 sensors (pre-cat) to install in my 99 M5 (in...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   6th March 2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By grp
Off-Topic but ... Crashed Veyron anyone?

http://news.sky.com/skynews/picture_gallery/picture_gallery/0,,70141-1254419-1,00.htmlhttp://news.sky.com/skynews/picture_gallery/picture_gallery/0,,70141-1254419-1,00.html...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   24th February 2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By grp
Found it... in this thread. ...

Found it... in this thread.

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=54477

Note that I don't think the trick is limited to the navigation unit (in this case MKII), it depends only the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   24th February 2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By grp
I'll dig it up - just took a quick look on the...

I'll dig it up - just took a quick look on the hard drive but strangely, didn't seem to save it for quick reference.

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   22nd February 2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By grp
I have a 1999 M5 which had a MKII (I guess the...

I have a 1999 M5 which had a MKII (I guess the same as yours). It's really easy for the navigation unit at the rear - plug'n'play. Only thing is that from MKIII, the GPS antenna cable needs to be...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   20th December 2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,563
Posted By grp
As the owner (2 years) of an '99 M5, my advice...

As the owner (2 years) of an '99 M5, my advice (such as it is worth post-purchase agreement!) would be to review the Alpina equivalent, the B10. In hindsight, this should have been my choice for my...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   25th April 2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,270
Posted By grp
Thanks for the feedback KBK and Taipan. Yes, it's...

Thanks for the feedback KBK and Taipan. Yes, it's a Dutch group although I'm not sure where they are manufactured. And, they are the rage in Europe in terms of their winter tyre range. As I said,...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   24th April 2006, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,270
Posted By grp
Anyone tried the Vredestein Ultrac Tires?

Probably for the Europeans since I don't think Vredestein are sold in the US but has anyone tried their Ultrac tires (fairly new if I understand correctly).

I've used Vredestein winter tires...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th April 2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,041
Posted By grp
Ok, I'll bite (apparently, everyone else knows...

Ok, I'll bite (apparently, everyone else knows the answer) ;)

How do you do it? I've gone into the secret NAV settings many times and never seen anything to make adjustments like this. I've...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   25th January 2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,098
Posted By grp
To add my 2 cents: Despite my genuine love...

To add my 2 cents:

Despite my genuine love for my M5 (99 model, I've had it a year now), in retrospect, I'm not sure I would have bought it if I spent more time researching, understanding,...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   25th January 2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,328
Posted By grp
Yes, I had exactly the same experience last year...

Yes, I had exactly the same experience last year (I'm living in Switzerland). It's a pity since everyone does highly recommend Powerchips ... What I found particularly odd was that the equipment...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   16th January 2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By grp
I haven't dealt with this specific problem on a...

I haven't dealt with this specific problem on a BMW but I have on my (ex) Porsche. Basically, the fuel tank sender unit gums up after a few years and needs cleaning (in the Porsche's case, it's a...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   20th December 2005, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By grp
Re: eh, dumb changer question

Button 6 on the lower picture is the power/volume button on my unit. I press the "mode" button (no number on your diagram) to switch between tape/radio/CD.

Also, in the upper diagram, button 6...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th December 2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By grp
Re: 99 RON fuel at Tesco (UK only - sorry)

In Switzerland, we have 95 or 100 (Optimax) at the Shell stations. 100 is very expensive compared with the 98's sold at other stations (equ. 74p/litre for the 100). However, I've tried it since I try...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th December 2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,694
Posted By grp
Re: us and euro

Mine is also an early 99 model and I have the same set up. I do know that different countries have different regulations regarding this though.

I don't have angel eyes though - are yours...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th December 2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,694
Posted By grp
Re: us and euro

I've read it here before that it's a US only thing (and -perhaps naively- believe what I read here http://www.m5board.com/ubb/smile.gif) but know "first hand" that the foot thing isn't necessary in...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   14th December 2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,694
Posted By grp
Re: us and euro

Don't forget the idiot-proofing kit that is applied to all US cars.

"Objects in this mirror...",
Foot down on the clutch to start the car
"Accept" screen on the Nav

And to comment on a...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   5th December 2005, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,815
Posted By grp
Re: Wipers are stopping after 15 minutes ...

Wow, the quality of the posts in this thread is great :)

Mth_Degree - back to the question: yes, mine always stop in the down position, never "mid=wipe". The logic for the switch does seem to...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   4th December 2005, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,815
Posted By grp
Re: Wipers are stopping after 15 minutes ...

First, thanks for the replies everyone - it looks like I'm not the only one with this problem :crying2:

I'm fortunate in that I don't have to unplug / plug anything for the problem to go away -...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   29th November 2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,815
Posted By grp
Wipers are stopping after 15 minutes ...

Folks,

Strange problem this one (and not found in a search). If I put my windscreen wipers on intermittent (i.e. rain sensor mode), the system will function normally (i.e. detect rain and wipe)...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   11th November 2005, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,137
Posted By grp
Re: CHIP IN MY M5??

I remember a comparison on "Top Gear" some time ago (in fact, I still have the Video) comparing an E39 M5 to a Jag XJR (Tiff and Jeremy respectively). As part of the test, they took the cars to...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   5th November 2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,826
Posted By grp
Re: Mk2 VS Mk3

Yes, the TV won't stretch to the 16:9 screen ...

Regards,

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   5th November 2005, 10:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,826
Posted By grp
Re: Mk2 VS Mk3

No personal experience but I've read of many people saying it works fine. What *is* a problem is if you have the TV option as well. The older version of the TV tuner will only display 4:3 on the 16:9...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   3rd November 2005, 08:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,826
Posted By grp
Re: Mk2 VS Mk3

Since I upgraded a few months ago, there may have been new developments but until that time, I did a bunch of research and hunting on MKII and MKIII (same as you are) and I've never heard of 3D...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   31st October 2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,927
Posted By grp
Re: New Ipod Setup By Harman Kardon

The cassette adaptor works very well for me (I have a different brand but I suspect they're all made at the same place:7: ). By virtue of the fact that I have a PocketPC-Phone device, it also doubles...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   31st October 2005, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,826
Posted By grp
Re: Mk2 VS Mk3

As you say, split screen and much faster processing / screen update are the two worthwhile benefits. I did this upgrade since the MK4's are expensive by comparison.

Regards,

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   23rd October 2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,749
Posted By grp
Re: MKiv dvd with 4:3 screen

Yes, the MkIV will work the same way with a 4:3 screen.

No, you can't get the screen with a CD Player behind (unless you go aftermarket I would guess).

Hope that helps :)

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   11th October 2005, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By grp
Re: TIRE DEFECT warning!

I've just re-read and check my car this morning and indeed, my description earlier was not quite right on location (you've already identified the position correctly so I won't correct myself).

...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   10th October 2005, 10:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By grp
Re: TIRE DEFECT warning!

That's interesting - it doesn't seem to be where it usually is (i.e. next to the fog light switch) and if, in your RHD car, it's not on the other side either, it seems you don't have the system;...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   10th October 2005, 08:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,454
Posted By grp
Re: My M5 is UNDRIVEABLE when cold (recent problem). Dealer not helpful. HELP!

Not that you need another ("change the MAF's") comment but I had the same problem between 1500 and 3000rpm for the first several minutes of driving when cold. I purchased a couple of MAF's through...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   9th October 2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By grp
Re: TIRE DEFECT warning!

Just curious (very slightly off topic) - I don't have the pressure system in my car ('99 M5 Euro) and am considering run-flats when I replace the summer tyres next April when the winters come off....
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   6th October 2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By grp
Re: BMW SHEF technology for 16:9 satnav systems

This looks like one of the April Fool ads that BMW is (used to be) so famous for ... :) (self cleaning paint, movable steering wheel for when travelling on the continent etc.)

Very nice -...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   30th September 2005, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By grp
Re: Problem with the automatic light option

This is one of the very few options that I wish I had. It just makes so much sense :) If anyone knows of a reasonably priced retrofit kit, I'd definitely be interested (although searches in the past...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   27th September 2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 927
Posted By grp
Re: OT: need advice please

S'funny you mention the 3rd row of seats - this is why my wife chose (and won't give up!) the XC90 we currently have :blabla:

We have all the extras in it apart from DVD. We got around the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   27th September 2005, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,996
Posted By grp
Re: Group Buy for MAFs US$ 115 in Europe and US

A very big thank you to David for organising the group buy on the MAF's. I've taken delivery of mine at the weekend and taken the (approximately) 2 minutes to change them out. I didn't feel the need...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   27th September 2005, 08:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,040
Posted By grp
Re: Any way to start car without air coming on?

I remember from my 325Xi that this is one of those "programming" options that the dealer can do for you like running lights, auto-lock etc. (either car or key memory, can't remember which). I don't...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   21st September 2005, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,631
Posted By grp
Re: Survey / questionnaire from a student

Pleasure ;)

It's not easy collecting information for higher education - people don't have time these days ... :confused3

I wish Mario every success in his endeavour.

Regards,

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   12th September 2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By grp
Re: Help Please!

Probably not too much help but ...

If you already had a Nav, I think all of the cables should have been in the car already and probably, the kit you bought assumes this. If you upgraded from a CD...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   12th September 2005, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By grp
Re: Add on horses... Can you feel em????

I'll be following this thread myself - I'm on the verge of having 24 horses added locally (talked to them, just got to schedule the visit) but am still researching. They have fairly grand claims of...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   12th September 2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,066
Posted By grp
Re: New girl

We also get back there 2 or 3 times a year (family) but by flying (hire a car when there) ...

You're right - an M5 is a seriously fun car to cruise around in, have a great time :M5launch:

...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   12th September 2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,066
Posted By grp
Re: New girl

Ana,

Good luck driving there :blink: I did the same journey in my 7'er about 8 years ago with wife and baby - also non-stop. It took about 16 hours door to door (Geneva - Setubal (Lisbon)) with...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   12th September 2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,066
Posted By grp
Re: New girl

I wouldn't let it get very, very low until the car is next in for any kind of service when you can ask them to change the fuel filter as preventive maintenance (minimal cost in the overall frame of...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   12th September 2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,066
Posted By grp
Re: New girl

Hi M5girl,

I've run mine down further than that before (reserve light on for around 30 Km's) and never had the problem you mention - mine's also a '99 in Switzerland so they have a lot in...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   6th September 2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,085
Posted By grp
Re: DIY CAI - Sleeper Appearance?

Thanks Amjad, I was wondering if anyone had used cable ties for the job... :) . I need to investigate what's actually behind the grill now to work out what to cut to get the tube to the mesh (I...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   6th September 2005, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,085
Posted By grp
DIY CAI - Sleeper Appearance?

Folks,

I've been looking recently at a few threads on DIY CAI and understand that (basically), you are connecting a 3" tube from the lower part of the stock air intake box down to the front...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd September 2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,512
Posted By grp
Re: M5 - most useless features!

I'd have to agree on the v-power. I've always tried to put the best of everything into the cars I've owned and I figured the higher octane would reduce retard due to knocking and hence (ultimately)...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd September 2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By grp
Re: Song/Title Display on NAV

I'm not 100% but I think this information is sent by the radio station itself (RDS?) and is nothing to do with the unit. The unit doesn't understand text like mediaplayer does on a PC (it's older...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd September 2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,512
Posted By grp
Re: M5 - most useless features!

I also think the NAV system is well set up (and I have 4:3 display with a MKIII upgrade).

My only gripe is with Navtech who, in deciding how to divide their CD covereage, put Switzerland with...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd September 2005, 12:38 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,512
Posted By grp
Re: M5 - most useless features!

If I remember correctly, your second point about the fan is a key memory (or car memory) option that the dealer can set for you. You can have it set so that whenever you start the car, the A/C is...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   31st August 2005, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By grp
Re: Missing power and using alot of fuel

If I understand correctly (DavidS would probably better explain), MAF's have a direct consequence on fuel consumption since the signal from them is used by the DME to directly control the amount of...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   31st August 2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By grp
Re: SES light came on-running rich

Boz M5,

Interesting to read this - I have *exactly* the same fault codes on mine. There has never been an SES light on mine and I discovered the codes only when I purchased a Peake tool just for...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   29th August 2005, 04:27 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 192,537
Posted By grp
Re: Scan tools

Nope, not the navigation - the procedure refers to the two buttons inside the instrument binnacle...

Regards,

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   25th August 2005, 10:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,959
Posted By grp
Re: New 19" Rims on my Beast

There is another Carbon Black M5 owner not far from you and is on this board (Marc Fettarappa). Interestingly enough, I met him here on the board and he works about 300 meters from my office near the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   25th August 2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,959
Posted By grp
Re: New 19" Rims on my Beast

Agree that the regulations can be a pain (same for houses and just about everything else by the way in Switzerland). Keeps us neat and tidy though :)

This was the reason that when I had my...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   8th July 2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By grp
Re: EBAY BMW TIS & ETK for $9.99 ?? Is this for Real?

I bought the CD's about 2 months ago - they work very well and are extremely useful. It can be difficult to get what you want out of them due to the ancient interface but it's all there :) I think I...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   8th July 2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By grp
Re: i saw this on another board

Yup, I think the same. I posted my story in another thread a couple of days ago and I remember discussing this with you Ashok when I first got my car several months ago.

It seems popular to make...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd July 2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By grp
Re: Full option on the dash what are all of those for ?

As you've found out, they are active seats. For the other buttons, you have DSC, Sport and PDC (which you should know about:haha: ) . The other is for the rear sunshade.

Interestingly, my car...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd July 2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,732
Posted By grp
Re: Side Mirror Replacement

Thanks Joe, I'd appreciate it if you get the time. Having said that, I'm really not hoping that I get the chance to change the mirror again any time soon :hihi:

Regards,

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd July 2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,732
Posted By grp
Re: Side Mirror Replacement

Glad you were lucky :) Interesting, I didn't realise they were different prices; I wondered why I seemed to pay so much less than the quotes I've seen on this site.

Regards,

Gary.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   1st July 2005, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,732
Posted By grp
Re: Side Mirror Replacement

Yes, the instructions were great, I just did the drivers side change. I say "just" ...

It took all of 30 seconds to remove the old and another 30 to connect the new. And then ... 2.5 hours to try...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   17th June 2005, 09:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,960
Posted By grp
Re: 57,000 miles, and the MAFS went out.. alternative to replacement!

I'm another one who would like the part number :) It's the kind of thing that, given the various problems that we all have (eventually) with MAF's, is a preventative maintenance item at that price. ...
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