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Marc_86 last won the day on March 12

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About Marc_86

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  • Birthday 05/31/1986

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    Newcastle upon Tyne


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    2003 E39 BMW 525d, 2005 A3 TDI Quattro

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  1. Marc_86

    E39 diesel and EML

    Would love for a facelift diesel owner to come along and confirm.
  2. Marc_86

    E39 diesel and EML

    Hi all, This has been bugging me since my mot and I'm just after 100% confirmation. On my 03 525d the EML has never illuminated since I bought it. After my recent mot my local indy tried to fail it until I argued after a bit of googling to say they don't light up on the diesel e39s...its actually the dde light...and he took my word for it. Now on doing various cluster number 2 checks...it doesn't light up on that too. Am I right in saying it's the dde light which cycles on ignition...which it does. I always thought this was the glow plug light. Car runs brilliant and has plenty power so no faults I can think of. 100% confirmation would be appreciated. Thanks
  3. Marc_86

    Radio modules and head unit etc...

    I'd of thought some OEM purist may have them off you at a price. No harm in trying to sell first before binning them.
  4. Marc_86

    What did you do to your E39 today ?

    I've done this before but swiftly changed back to normal. Due to the shape of the diamond key - the boot release button kept getting pressed and when i came back to my car later on - the boor was wide open ready to be pilfered by some local scumbags. Also - i had to buy new boot struts as the e39 oem ones - the end joint cannot come off...the e36 must be slightly different. Admittedly it is a really cool feature - but the risks outweighed the coolness.
  5. Marc_86

    Damp front carpets

    +1 for this. My old pug 306 was notorious for this.
  6. Where have the list and prices gone mate? What mileage was on the turbo, any play etc? Cheers
  7. Marc_86

    D2S bulb holder

    Yup...very strange. Checked them all. Looks like I'll have to order from overseas and pay more in postage than for the items.
  8. Marc_86

    D2S bulb holder

    Makes sense I suppose.
  9. Marc_86

    D2S bulb holder

    Cheers Dan. Anything with xenon in the name...price shoots up ha. Wonder why real oem isn't playing ball
  10. Marc_86

    D2S bulb holder

    Says no parts available for my car...stumped?
  11. Marc_86

    D2S bulb holder

    Here is the info on real oem...been through all options and nowt??? https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=DL72-EUR-03-2003-E39-BMW-530d&diagId=63_0319 If you look at number 7 (d2s) bulb it's the ring bit I need to hold the bulb in? Cheers
  12. Marc_86

    D2S bulb holder

    Cant seem to find it on real oem Here's a link though...not much choice in where I can buy them. https://www.ebay.com/p/HELLA-Bulb-Holder-Ring-148-847-BENZ-BMW-AUDI-VW-D2s-Headlight-HID/14014287759
  13. Marc_86

    D2S bulb holder

    Ah I think I've found it 148 847 Mine are factory. These seem bloody expensive for what they are ha.
  14. Marc_86

    D2S bulb holder

    Hi all, I'm after an oem d2s bulb holder for my factory xenons (x2). I've checked real oem and it says no parts match my car...its part number 7 I think I need? It's the black securing ring that holds the bulb flush to the rear of the projector. Anyone know the part number? Thanks