BMW E39 Links
This page is dedicated to the E39 chassis 5-series BMW's (1997-2003). If you have suggestions for links that should be included, please email them to me.
David Cecil

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General Information
    1969-1998 Roundel issues on CD
    All About Motor Oil
    Automotive Calculators
    Bimmer vs. Beamer explained
    BMW body codes, VIN's and engine codes explained
    BMW CPO Retailer Operations Manual   (multi-page TIF)
    BMW CPO Vehicle Inspection Checklist
    BMW Inspection II service
    BMW Inspections I and II details
    BMW part numbers explained
    BMW production numbers by model
    BMW service codes lookup tool
    BMW tightening torque values (PDF)
    BMW Touch-up paint part numbers
    Car and Key Memory Customer Selection Form, Nov 2004 (PDF)
    Car and Key Memory Programming/Coding Explanations, Nov 2004 (PDF)
    CarBuyingTips: Avoiding eBay Fraud and Scams
    Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) brochure from BMW
    Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) warranty information
    EPA fact sheet on catalytic converter warranties
    Factory Option Codes
    Glossary of Terms & Abbreviations
    How to choose the right tires for your car
    Independent BMW repair shop recommendations by region   from a thread
    Jack points
    Making sense of synthetic lubricants
    The 1995 BMW 540i and 540i Sport
    The Low-Down on High Octane Gasoline
    VIN decoder applet
    VIN decoding
    VIN decoding. What do all those digits mean?
    What do fuel Octane ratings really mean?
    What is horsepower?
    ZF transmission oil chart
    Recall Information
        NHTSA Defects and Recalls search engine
        Tire valve stems recalled from Chinese manufacturer
    Vehicle Import
        Classic Euro Cars
        EPA Motor Vehicle Emissions
        EPA page on CFC Phaseout
        NHTSA Vehicle Import Regulations
        U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
        Wallace Environmental Testing Labs

David's Project Notes
    Brakes, extracting a rounded-off hex bolt from a rotor
    Cruise control disengaging (actuator replacement)
    Front shock absorber replacement ('92 750iL)
    Fuel filter replacment ('01 750iL)
    Garage door UGDO upgrade
    Heated seats (front) retrofit
    Heated seats (rear) retrofit
    Heated steering wheel retrofit
    Ignition switch removal and replacement
    Leather seat restoration 1986 735i E23
    Leather seat restoration 1992 750iL E32
    Leather seat restoration 1997 740iL E38
    Paintless dent removal
    PDC rear bumper retrofit ('92 750iL)
    Reinforcing the front seat plastic trim
    Taillights, polishing plastic to remove yellow
    Throttle cable bushings replacement
    Turn signal stalk (blinker) replacement

    Accelerator pedal removal
    ACS replica pedal install
    Active comfort seats E38 retrofit (by ripp222)
    Active comfort seats E39 retrofit (by stilljester)
    Airbags, passenger seat SRS occupancy sensor mat replacement
    Armrest sliding center console replacement
    Cabin air filter, DIY replacement
    Cameras, build a headrest camcorder mount
    Carpet, rear deck and footrest color change/re-dye
    Center console wood polishing
    Door panels, re-gluing separating panel trim
    E46 lumbar support retrofit
    Flashlight LED conversion
    Glove box latch key switch
    Headliner material source and example installation
    Headliner removal and replacement
    Headliner replacement
    Headliner replacement tutorial
    Headrest motor replacement
    Heated seat broken wire repair
    Instrument cluster, how to open to install metal gauge rings
    Leather seat restoration 1986 735i E23
    Leather seat restoration 1992 750iL E32
    Leather seat restoration 1997 740iL E38
    Leatherique leather restoration on a E28 M5
    Leatherique leather seat restoration on a MB
    Masking cigarette burns in carpet
    Musty odor from A/C vents
    OBD service port cover replacement bracket
    Rear shelf removal
    Rearview mirror removal and installation on windshield
    Sagging headliner repair with a steamer
    Seat back replacement
    Seat leather skin replacement
    Seat trim replacement
    Seats, foam and leather replacement
    Seats, occupancy sensor replacement (for airbag/SRS light)
    Seats, splicing connectors/wiring for 99+ sport seats into a 95-98 BMW
    Ski-bag pass-throughretrofit
    Steering wheel, how to change the slip ring
    Sunroof motor replacement
    Trim Wood/Metal interior conversion
    Trim, polishing interior wood trim and console
    Trim, polishing scratches out of the wood trim
    Ultimate Guide to Armrests
    Window regular replacement
    Window regulator (right front) R&R, 2001 740iL
    Window regulator repair
    Window regulator replacement
    Window tint, how to remove
    Windows, one-touch up reinitialization
    Windows, replacing worn rubber lower window buffer (stopping clunk noise)

    Antenna, Sharkfin retrofit
    Door handle (exterior) removal and replacement
    Mirrors, Remote power folding mirrors installation
    Mirrors, wide-angle mirrors installation
    Sunroof alignment procedure
    Sunroof gasket replacement
    Sunroof reset
    Taillights, polishing plastic to remove yellow
    Trailer hitch installation
    Trim, Shadowline black-out of chrome trim (E30)
    Trim, Shadowline black-out using tape
    Trim, Shadowline trim procedure (E30)
    Unlocking doors manually when there is a power failure
    Using E39 5-series wheels on an E38
    Windshield Rubber Trim Replacement
    Windshield, replacing rubber seal around it
    Wiper blades, DIY replacement (Video)
    Paint and paint chip repair
        BMW paint color codes
        Edwin's great scratch repair article
        How to spot paintwork
        Paint chip repair DIY
        Paint defects solution guide by Dupont
        Paintless dent removal
        Random orbital buffer polishing how-to
        Southern Colors Paint Touchup
        Tail lights yellowing restoration
        Touch-up paint, how to apply
        Zaino sequence for detailing your paint
        Bi-Xenon headlight installation in stock headlight assembly
        Brakes, quad brake light modification via the wiring harness (video)
        DIY Silvervision turnsignal bulbs
        Door handle Interior lighting retrofit
        Fog lights, Euro fog light switch retrofit
        Fog lights, European rear fog lights
        Fog lights, HID foglight install by cleanride740il
        Fog lights, HID installation by Edwin
        Fog lights, HID retrofit by Magnum
        Glove-box Flashlight Rejuvenation
        Headlight adjuster replacement
        Headlight adjustment
        Headlight aiming procedures
        Headlights, angel eye installation with daytime running lights
        Headlights, angel eyes installation
        Headlights, angel eyes remote feature DIY
        Headlights, Angel-eye e39 installation video
        Headlights, DFW7 DIY DDE Angel Eyes enhanced lighting installation video
        LCM repair on a '97 e39 5-series
        PowerBulbs (Philips Silvervision)
        Titanium silver #1157 bulbs from

Retrofit Installations
    4-Spoke to 3-Spoke M Sport Steering Wheel DIY Swap
    Active comfort seats E38 retrofit (by ripp222)
    Active comfort seats E39 retrofit (by stilljester)
    Antenna, Sharkfin retrofit
    Automatic headlights and rain sensing wipers retrofit
    BimmerBoard Navigation Forum
    Bluetooth installation instructions (PDF)
    Cameras, backup rear view retrofit
    Cameras, David Frame's backup camera installation
    Cameras, rearview camera install without a TV tuner module
    Cameras, reverse backup camera installation by rg0115
    Cameras, Tyre Daniely's rear bumper backup camera installation
    E46 lumbar support retrofit
    Fog lights, Euro fog light switch retrofit
    Headlights, Automatic headlight control upgrade
    Heated steering wheel retrofit
    Instrument cluster, aluminum gauge rings
    Keys, older style to newer style key upgrade
    Paddle-shift retrofit for Steptronic transmissions
    Park Distance Control (PDC) rear wiring (E39)
    PDC factory retrofit into an e38 7-series
    Rain-sensing wiper retrofit
    Seat memory, adding to passenger seat
    SES voice recognition retrofit
    Ski-bag pass-throughretrofit

    'half-on' ASC+T/DSC mode
    ADV-2000 analog to digital audio converter
    Airbag seatbelt tensioner harness repair
    Alarm triggered by faulty hood switches
    BMW ASC/DSC systems (PDF)
    BMW breakout boxes and connectors (PDF)
    BMW Bus System defined (PDF)
    BMW Drive Away Protection System (PDF)
    BMW Electrical Troubleshooting Manuals (ETM's)
    Cruise control disengaging (actuator replacement)
    Cruise control module testing
    DSC/ABS module repair/rebuild
    E38/E39 schematics and pinout diagrams
    Electronics incl. lights, displays, MFL, cruise, audio, PDC (PDF)
    EWS removal and replacement
    Homemade super range extender for UGDO
    How to program a rolling code garage door opener
    I-BUS and speed sensor trunk wiring connections
    Ignition switch removal and replacement
    Ignition switch replacement (video)
    Instrument cluster parts swap alternative to re-coding after pixel fix
    Instrument cluster repairs in the UK
    Key remote programming
    Key remote rebuilding
    Lamp module replacement
    LCM repair on a '97 e39 5-series
    MID pixel repair
    Multimeters: How to use them
    Multiple restraint system (PDF)
    OBD-II to RS232 interface
    Official word on older Homelink garage door openers
    PDC factory retrofit into an e38 7-series
    PDC module replacement
    PDC problems, diagnosis and repair
    PDC rear bumper retrofit ('92 750iL)
    Pixel display repair technique by Edwin
    Pixel display repairs at DNA Speedometers
    Pixel display repairs at commercial solution for defective instrument cluster pixels
    Radars, Lidatek and V1 stealth concealed installations
    Radars, StealthOne MID/OBC interface for Valentine1 radar detector
    Radars, Valentine One radar detector stealth installation in a BMW E39 5-series
    Rain sensor replacement
    Rain-sensing wiper retrofit
    Redundant data storage for mileage tamper dot
    Remote key refurbishment with new rubber pads
    Replacing motion sensor with new ultrasonic type
    SES voice recognition retrofit
    Siren (alarm chirp) replacement
    Siren/horn replacement and/or changing
    Soldering experts help with repairing electronics
    SRS Airbag (seatbelt tensioner) fix for driver's seat fault #5
    Steering wheel raises when exiting vehicle, how to
    Tamper dot for mileage explained
    Tire pressure monitor retrofit
    Troubleshooting with the DIS (PDF)
    Trunk-release repeated fuse failures may be caused by stuck fuel filler solenoid
    Turn signal stalk (blinker) replacement
    UGDO wiring
    Understanding European wiring diagrams (PDF)
    Universal Garage Door Opener (UGDO) Antenna Booster
    Window switch control repair
    Windows, one-touch up reinitialization
    Z8 engine start button installation in E46
    Navigation Navigation Forum   Martin Bishop's outstanding site for widescreen upgrades
        BMW onboard monitor and navigation systems (PDF)
        E39 widescreen navigation display upgrade
        Enabling TV display while car is in motion
        Gooseneck Mark II navigation installation instructions (PDF)
        Mark IV voice buzz issue solution
        MKIII nav system (PDF)
        Navigation O/S software versions and how to upgrade
        Restoring INFO and SELECT buttons
        SES / Voice Recognition Module command list
        Setting Absolute Nav Volume
        Splash screen customization in Mark III navigation
        Troubleshooting blank nav screen and radio shut off
        Using the "New Route" feature
        Widescreen monitor opens unexpectedly
        Widescreen nav display (PDF)
        Bluetooth phone unpairing
        Bluetooth retrofit into a 2001 X5
        Bluetooth, using a current Bluetooth-Assist TCU instead of a ULF in a pre-2004 car
        BMW 3 Series (e46) Bluetooth Installation DIY
        BMW 7 Series (e38) Bluetooth Retrofit
        CPT7000-8000 upgrade information
        CPT7000/CPT8000 info
        Fix for broken factory-installed Motorola GSM phones
        Microphone, Upgraded for bluetooth
        Motorola Site for Dealers   (user=bmwna, pw=digital)
        Razr adapter retrofit project
        X5World Bluetooth links
        Aftermarket amplifier installation
        AM radio reception fix (1998 528i)
        Aux input, How to modify your radio
        Cameras, David Frame's backup camera installation
        Cameras, rear view backup camera retrofit
        Cameras, rearview camera install without a TV tuner module
        Cameras, reverse backup camera installation by rg0115
        CD43 service mode (changing from Europe to USA)
        Details on the Flat pin Radios (PDF)
        DSP amplifier replacement with aftermarket unit
        DVD aftermarket video module installation
        DVD installed in casette space behind nav screen
        Factory Car Stereo Repair, Inc.   Repairs factory BMW stereos
        Headrest monitor installation
        iPhone integration with Dice and NavTV
        iPod stereo input through the tape deck wiring
        Ipod/Icelink integration
        NY Times article comparing Sirius and XM
        OEM TV module installation in a '98 740iL
        Radio service mode
        Stereo input for iPod/mp3 for just $3
        Subwoofer install, Mojo's quick and dirty guide for the e38
        TV, ATSC digital tuner upgrade

Engine & Drivetrain
    Advanced BMW ABS hints and tips
    Alternator replacement (2000 BMW 740il)
    Alternator, rebuilding a Bosch alternator for $30
    Aux fan resistor replacement (video)
    Auxiliary fan constantly running
    BMW self-leveling suspension (PDF)
    Car Battery FAQ
    CDV clutch modification
    Cold start problem (cranking, stumble, stall) solved by fuel pump relay swap
    Cooling system basics
    Cooling system bleed procedure (M62 engine)
    Cooling system replacement ('98 528i)
    Crank Case Vent Valve, torx to hex bolts suggestion
    Crankshaft position sensor replacement (2002 e39 530i)
    Cruise control, finding the start button on pre-99 models
    Cruise control, replacing a sticky bowden cable
    Diagnostic trouble codes (PDF)
    Diagnostic trouble codes, DTC (PDF)
    DSC Controller Replacement
    Electronic thermostat replacement
    Engine compartment detailing
    Engine fault codes
    Engine swap, 528i inline 6-cylinder
    EPA page about On-board Diagnostics (OBD)
    Fan belt replacement tips
    Fan Clutch - 101
    Fuel pump removal and replacement
    Gas tank imploding (evaporative cannister purge line)
    Lambda (oxygen, O2) sensors -- all about them
    Leakdown tests explained
    M62 component locations (PDF)
    M62 Engine details (PDF)
    M62 torque values (PDF)
    MAF and CPS replacement (video)
    MAF boot replacement (fix for rough idle, intermittent loss of power)
    MAF replacement using Range Rover part
    MAF testing
    OBD-II standard fault codes list
    OBDII system with Error codes (PDF)
    Oil Filter Housing Gasket & Freeze Plugs, Leak Repair (1998 BMW 528i)
    Oil line to Vanos, CCV and ICV replacement
    Oil pump replacement and chain adjustment
    Oil questions and answers
    OSV cover replacement, super fast
    OSV replacement on a M62 V8 4.4L engine (Video)
    P Codes (diagnostic codes) list
    Radiator drain location ('03 540i)
    Radiator fan electric upgrade
    Reading BMW fuel injection codes (stomp test)
    Rough idle fix
    Secondary air pump, maintenance and rebuilding
    Secondary air pump, troubleshooting and the famous fuse #107
    Starting systems (PDF)
    Throttle cable bushings replacement
    Timing Chain Guide & Timing Chain Replacement
    Upper timing chain cover gasket repair notes
    Upper timing cover gaskets
    Vacuum leak test video, how to solve rough idle and random misfire codes (M62 V8)
    Valley Pan/Valve Cover Gaskets/OSV R&R
    Valve Cover Gasket Injector Plug Trick
    Valve cover gasket replacement procedure
    Valve cover replacement tips
    Valve cover stud, repairing when broken
    VANOS solenoid gasket replacement (M62-TU engine)
    Water pump replacement without removing radiator
    Zionsville Autosport all aluminum radiator
        2001 BMW Service Maintenance Checklist
        BMW recommendation for high pressure engine steam cleaning
        Combustion chamber cleaning
        Fuel filter replacment ('01 750iL)
        Fuel injector cleaning, DIY benchtop system
        Fuel tank rust treatment products
        Gummi-Pflege rubber seal maintenance
        Long term storage recommendations
        MAF cleaning
        Making Sense of Synthetic Lubricants (PDF)
        Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF) cleaning and Camshaft Position Sensor (CPS) R&R
        More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Motor Oil (PDF)
        Oil change recommendations and the service interval lights
        Oil service and inspection lights reset using a simple wire
        OSV, 10-minute replacement
        Rear Diff & Manual Trans Fluid Change ('98 528i)
        Reset oil and inspection lights via the instrument cluster
        Secondary air system failure (fault analysis guide)
        Service interval light reset via the instrument cluster
        Service interval light system explained
        Service interval lights explained
        Spark plug specifications
        Starter replacement
        Starter replacement notes
        Steven Bernstein's BMW Brake FAQ
        Technical details of the service interval lights
        Valley pan, intake/valve cover gaskets repair, spark plug change and oil pump bolts
        Valve rebuild M62 engine
    Suspension & Steering
        Ball joint replacement tool, home-made
        BMW wheel alignment procedure (PDF)
        Front shock absorber replacement ('92 750iL)
        Front stabilizer (swing arm) R&R
        Front strut replacement (e39 5-series)
        Front suspension overhaul (1998 528i)
        Front wheel bearing (hub) replacement
        Front-end noises and their causes
        Ignition key turns 360 degrees
        M Sport Steering Wheel in pre-9/96 E38 & E39
        Outer tie rod R&R
        Polishing aluminum links
        Power Steering Flush
        Rear subframe bushing R&R for E39 Touring
        Rear upper control arm R&R
        Servotronic valve removal from steering gear
        Steering power fluid flush / filter change
        Steering wheel, how to change the slip ring
        Steering wheel, M3/M5 sport wheel adaptation/retrofit
        Steering, How the systems work
        Strut tower braces explained
        Suspension terminology explained
        Sway bar (rear M5) install
        Swing arm ball joints replacement
        Tie rods, center, left and right replacement (with video)
        Traction strut (thrust arm) replacement
    Heating & Air Conditioning
        A/C hose rebuilding service
        AC compressor rebuild
        Auxiliary Cooling Fan Troubleshooting
        Auxiliary Pump Repairs
        Cabin air filter, DIY replacement
        Final Stage Unit Replacement
        Heater control valve replacement
        Heater hot water valve repair
        Patrick Parish's air conditioning page
        Poor A/C performance and R134a pressures
        R134a conversion information
        Temperature display scales, changing from Celcius to Fahrenheit
        Catalytic converter dissection photos
        Eliminating rear O2 sensors
        Exhaust "scavenging"
        Exhaust valve and cylinder head repair
        Oxygen Sensor (O2) FAQ
        What kills catalytic converters?
        Adaptive transmission control explained
        Automatic transmission fluid substitutes
        Electronic Transmission control (PDF)
        Electronic Transmission control II (PDF)
        Oils, alternatives to the Esso LT71141 transmission oil
        Transmission 5HP24 ZF spare parts manual (PDF)
        Transmission and rear main seal replacement
        Transmission disassembly and rebuild
        Transmission disassembly photos
        Transmission fluid flush with Valvoline MaxLife ATF
        Transmission Fundementals (PDF)
        Transmission Fundementals II (PDF)
        Transmission issues cured by new voltage regulator
        Transmission mounts R&R
        Transmission Software Update for a hard 3-2 & 5-4 downshift in the 540iA, 740iA, and 730iA (9/98-4/99 build date)
        Transmission valve body R&R
        Transmission, adaptive features and principles of operation
        Transmission, adaptive features explained
        Transmission, Steptronic +/- reverse mod
        Transmission, torque converter installation tips
        Transmissions, How to contact Kirt Koeller
        Valvoline substitute for Esso LT 71141 transmission fluid
        ZF Transmission Oil chart
        "Warped" Brake Discs and Other Myths
        Brake rotors and pads, minimum thicknesses
        Brakes, bedding in new pads and rotors
        Brakes, bleeding with the BavAuto bleed kit
        Brakes, caliper rebuilding
        Brakes, fluid flush
        Brakes, fluid flush and piston rebuild
        Brakes, Pressurized Do-It-Yourself Brake Bleeding
        Brakes, proper orientation of slotted rotors
        Brakes, testing lining warning sensors

Accessories & Products
    Artbeads E6000 headliner glue
    BavAuto urethane headlight shields
    BMW CD
    BMW Complete Special Tools Report (PDF, 140 pages)
    BMW Special Service Tools
    ClearMask automotive paint and light protection film
    Colored BMW roundel emblems
    Cruzin Performance   fuel injector cleaning and replacements
    CV Vacuum Platers (for chromelining)
    Dynamat noise insulating products
    Escort radar detectors fender front protective covers
    I.D. IT! Plates
    K40 radar detectors
    Lidatek laser jammer
    ParagonPerformance stainless steel braided fuel/brake lines
    Peake R5 FCX owner's manuals (with code listings)
    Peake R5/FCX engine diagnostic and reset tool
    PhotoBlocker photo radar reflection spray
    Programma electronic component repair and rebuilding lifetime radiator warranty
    Rain Tracker rain sensing wiper control
    RC Engineering   fuel injector cleaning and replacements replacement molded carpet kits
    Samstag Sales BMW Tools
    StarShield clear urethane bras and headlight covers
    Stebro stainless steel exhaust systems
    Steve C's Rotary Lift garage installation   To have a car lift in your very own garage! BMW Tools
    ThermoTec heat insulating products
    TV Free (video while driving)   TV in motion adapters
    Valentine 1 radar detectors
    Valentine 1 Stealth Rear View Mirror Display replacement carpet and leather
    X-Pel urethane headlight shields
    Cup Holders
        Ultimate Cup Holders
    Leather Care & Repair
        Color-Plus leather restoration kits
        Color-Plus Leather Restoration System
        ColorPlus leather restoration
        Fibernew Leather and Plastic Restoration
        Fitzgerald’s Restoration Products   Leather dye
        Kevin Chinn's Creative Options   Leather and cloth upholstery kits
        Leather color codes for BMW's
        Leather Magic leather restoration
        Leatherique Leather Restoration Products replacement seat leather
        SaabStuff Replacement Leather Seats
        E39 Mark I - Mark IV upgrade
        Nav-TV   Watch television on your nav
        Navigation hidden service menu

Performance Upgrades
    Eibach Springs
    H&R Springs
    OmniTec Motorsports
    Strong Strut
    Turner Motorsport
    VAC Motorsports

Owner's Manuals
    1997 BMW 5-series Radio and Information Systems Owner's Manual (PDF)
    2000 5-series
    2000 M5
    2001 5-series
    2001 M5
    2002 5-series
    2003 5-series
    2003 Bluetooth ULF Owner's Manual
    2003 M5
    2004 Navigation Owner's Manual (PDF)
    2005 BMW Bluetooth Users Manual
    BMW owner's manuals and ETM's for downloading
    BMW TV module owner's manual: basic operations (PDF)
    Homelink UGDO Owner's Manual (PDF)
    Mark IV Navigation Owner's Manual (PDF)

Wheels and Tires used tires
    Bimmer Spinner
    BMW wheel emblems
    BMW Wheel Specs and Fitment Chart
    Dave's BMW wheel chart
    Forged vs. Cast Wheels Explained
    Repair tire punctures the right way
    The NASA guide to home wheel-scuff repair
    Tire comparisons by Car and Driver magazine (PDF, Aug 2009)
    Tire manufacturing plant codes
    Ultimate Guide to Wheel Locks
    Vehicle vibration diagnosis chart (PDF)
    Wheel Scuff Repair on Alloy Wheels
    Wheels M-Parallel Rim Speckle Removal

Where to Buy Parts
    BMW Dealers
        BMW of Cleveland   888-879-1269 x132
        Circle BMW   732-741-1184 (Chris)
        Crevier BMW   714-835-3171 (Joe)
        Hendrick BMW   800-476-8322
        The BMW Store
        United BMW   770-476-8800
        All OEM BMW Parts   800-230-5754
        ASV Euro Car Parts (Australia)
        Autohaus Arizona
        Baum Tools (every BMW tool you can imagine)
        Bavarian Autosports   800-535-2002   800-624-5410 ext 17 (John)
        Bimmer Parts
        BMA Imports   888-262-3911
        Eagle Day (BMW relays)
        Eurasian Automotive Parts   909-308-1744 (Seat Heating Kits)
        Importec Parts
        Jaggi Import (ZF transmission parts)
        Maximillian Importing Company   800-950-2002
        Performance Motorcars
        Performance Motorcars
        Racing King Unlimited
        Ultimate BMW Parts
        Window regulators, FCP Groton
        Window regulators, Regulator USA
    Salvage Companies & Recyclers
        A-1 Driveshaft   Repair, manufacture or refurbish your driveshaft.
        Autobahn Used Parts   619-444-2290
        Automatic Transmission Service Group
        Bavarian Engine Exchange   800-269-6585 (Atlanta, GA)   800-350-8986
        BW Auto Dismantlers Inc (Sacramento, CA)
        DC Automotive   800-579-2410
        J&N Alternator Rebuilding
        Ken Baker Originals
        Michaels Auto Parts
        Miller Remanufactured Catalytic Converters
        Neo BMW Breakers
        OCLES, Inc.   They let you try parts before buying.
        Potomac German Auto salvage auction cars
        Scubas Gear Ebay Store
        Strictly German (Atlanta, GA)   706-654-9156 Bobby Thrash
        Vines Auto   800-214-4839
        Willz Recycling   Chris Koch of 7-series Digest fame
    Wheels, Tires
        AAA Rims   800-624-5410 ext 17 (John)
        BMW Wheel Specs & Fitment Chart
        Discount Tire Direct
        National Tire & Battery (NTB)
        The Wheel Exchange
        Wheel Collision Center   Wheel repair and used wheel sales
    Brakes, Batteries, Lights
        Brake Warehouse
        Controlled Thermal Processing, Inc.
        Distinguishing genuine Brembo rotors from fakes
        Efunda Cryogenic Treatment
        Frozen Rotors
        Interstate Batteries
        PowerBulbs (Philips Silvervision)
    Restoration and Repair
        Eastwood Company   Paint, auto tools, car restoration supplies
        Fibernew Leather and Plastic Restoration
        Fuel Injector Testing and Cleaning: Cruzin Performance
        Fuel Injector Testing and Cleaning: RC Engineering   Vinyl interior restoration
        Madera Concepts   Woodwork restoration in classic and vintage autos
        Pukar Designs (replacement BMW decals for your engine bay and other areas)
        William Rau Automotive Woodwork   Decorative wood for contemporary and historic autos

Shipping Companies
    Allstates Worldwide
    American Car Transport
    Car Transport USA
    Ebay Dependable Auto Shippers
    Intercity Lines, Inc.
    MoveCars (Auto Transport Directory)
    National Car Shipping

Aftermarket Warranties
    1st Source Auto Warranty
    AAA Extended Warranties
    American Shield Warranties
    Auto Advantage, Inc.
    Certified Car Care
    Extended Auto Warranty Corp.
    United American Warranty
    Warranty By Net
    Warranty Station
    Warranty Wizard
    Web Direct Warranty

Photo Gallery
        BMW Wheel Image Catalog
        BMW Wheel Styles - Current
        BMW Wheel Styles - Older

Car Care
    CCS how-to articles on car care
    Clay Magic
    GlossHaus wax and polish
    Trim, care/detailing of black plastic and trim
    Web-Cars Paint Touchup directions
    Zaino Bros' show car polish
    Zymol vs. Zaino discussion on Roadfly

Useful Links
    Alternative Fueling Station Locator (US Dept. of Energy)
    Automotive converters and calculators
    Bimmer Magazine Bluetooth Forum IBUS Forum Navigation A/V Forum E39 Pages
    BMW Manufacturing Corp. and factory tours
    BMW Museum in Munich
    BMW North America
    BMW Parts & Accessories Vendor List
    BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC
    BMW Plant Dingolfing
    BMW Zentrum museum
    Certified used cars
    E39 brochures for download
    E39 Do It Yourself (DIY) Archives
    Garage door torsion spring replacement
    International Assoc. of Independent BMW Service Professionals
    ISO CD files, how to burn them
    John Burn's BMW Addicts Site
    Korman BMW Restoration Services
    Lodz, Poland BMW Club E39 page
       CD updates for the navigation systems
       Installation of nav, phone, mp3, etc.
    Performance BMW Magazine
    Torque value calculator (Nm / ft-lbs conversions)
    Total BMW Magazine
    Total BMW Magazine (UK)

Upcoming Events

User Groups
    BMW Car Club of America   (Join and get a 10-20% discount on parts!)
    BMW Car Club Chapters
        AL: Heart of Dixie Chapter BMW CCA
        Arizona BMW Z-series Club
        AU: BMW Clubs Australia
        CA: Central California Chapter
        CA: Golden Gate Chapter
        CA: Los Angeles Chapter
        CA: Sacramento Valley Chapter
        CA: San Diego Chapter
        CO: Rocky Mountain Chapter
        DC: National Capital Chapter BMW CCA
        FL: Everglades Chapter
        FL: FirstCoast Chapter
        FL: Suncoast Chapter
        FL: Sunshine Bimmers
        GA: Peachtree Chapter
        IA: Iowa Chapter BMW CCA
        IN: Hoosier BMW Car Club
        KY: Bluegrass Bimmers
        MA: Boston Chapter
        MD: National Capital Chapter BMW CCA
        MI: Motorcity Chapter
        MN: North Star Chapter
        MO: St. Louis BMW Club
        NC: Tarheel Chapter
        NE: Missouri Valley Chapter
        NH: White Mountain Chapter
        NJ: New Jersey Chapter
        NM: New Mexico Chapter
        NY: New York Chapter
        NY: Patroon Chapter
        OH: Northern Ohio Chapter
        OR: Portland Oregon Chapter
        PA: Allegheny Chapter
        PA: Delaware Valley Chapter
        PA: Nittany Bimmers
        TN: Old Hickory BMW Club
        TX: Houston Chapter
        TX: Lone Star Chapter
        TX: Tejas Chapter
        UT: Wasatch Chapter
        VA: Blue Ridge Chapter
        VA: National Capital Chapter BMW CCA
        VA: Tidewater BMWCCA
        WA: Puget Sound Region BMW CCA
        WI: Badger Bimmers

Reviews and Articles
    BMW M Motorsport History

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