I recently replaced the headliner in my E39 540i/6 with the Alcantara headliner exclusive to the E39 M5, and here is how I did it.
Objective: Remove and reinstall the headliner. Continue reading
Posted in 5-Series, Colton's 2001 BMW E39 540i, E39 (1996-2003) |
Tagged 525, 528, 530, 540, alcantara, bmw, diy, driving, e39, headliner, how to, m5, machine, removal, replacement, ultimate, upgrade |
Here is how I removed the swirl scratches and replenished the finish on the hood of 540i/6.
Objective: Buff out shallow scratches in the clear coat. Continue reading
Posted in 3-Series, 5-Series, 6-Series, 7-Series, 8-Series, BMW ///M, Colton's 2001 BMW E39 540i, DIY, X-Series, Z-Series |
Tagged 525, 528, 530, 540, bmw, buff, diy, driving, e39, m5, machine, paint, removal, scratch, swirl, tutorial, ultimate |
This article will detail the replacement of the manual shift knob found in a BMW E39 5-series. A video of wiring an M5 shift knob is embedded at the bottom, as well as wiring an M shift knob into a non-M BMW. Objective:
Applicable Vehicles: 1997-2003 BMW E39 5-series: 523i, 525i, 530i, 535i, 540i, M5.
Parts Required: Shift knob. Note: M5’s have illuminated shift knobs, and will use one of these part numbers, depending on production date: Continue reading
Posted in ///M5, DIY, E39 (1996-2003), E39 Facelift, E39Source, Ryan's 2000 BMW E39 M5, The Family |
Tagged bmw, diy, e39, how to, removal, replacement, shift knob |