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Old 01-10-2019, 07:32 PM
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Overboost 2004 E53 Build Thread

Bought my 2004 X5 back in 2008 as a ZSP sport package from Hendrick BMW in Charlotte as a CPO. Currently 165,000 miles and enjoyed every mile.

I will be updating this thread as I get the pictures and documentation.

Exterior
  • 4.8is Rear Bumper
  • 4.8is Rear Fender Flares
  • Staggered 20" Style 87 Wheels
  • Factory Adaptive Xenon Headlights
  • Weisslicht LED Angel Eye Bulbs
  • LED license plate lights
  • LED reverse light bulbs
  • Retrofit Rear Fog Lights
  • Matte Black Kidney Grills
  • Retrofit Factory Park Distance Control
  • Retrofit Factory Folding Mirrors
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  • 2004 E53 X5 3.0 ZSP (4/04 build date) Jet Black exterior/Sand Beige interior
  • 2002 E46 325i ZPP (2/02 build date) Alpine White exterior/Hell Beige interior

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Interior
  • Front Electric Leather Heated Sports Seats
  • Retrofitted Factory Heated Sport Steering Wheel
  • European Fire Extinguisher
  • European First Aid Kit
  • European Warning Triangle
  • LED Lighting
  • EC LED Compass rear view mirror
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Engine and Transmission
  • M54B30 3.0 Liter
  • GM A5S390R (GM 5L40-E)
  • Yonaka Dual Walled Angled Stainless Steel Quad Exhaust Tips
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  • 2002 E46 325i ZPP (2/02 build date) Alpine White exterior/Hell Beige interior

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Old 01-10-2019, 07:33 PM
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Audio
  • Factory DSP
  • Retrofit A2DP Bluetooth Audio Streaming
  • Retrofit Factory Hands Free Bluetooth
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  • 2002 E46 325i ZPP (2/02 build date) Alpine White exterior/Hell Beige interior

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Electronics and Coding
  • Retrofit European LCM switch with rear fog button
  • Modified temperature gauge buffer
  • Modified Engine Over Temp Alarm
  • Dual rear fog lights
  • Front fog lights with high beams
  • Comfort open/closing windows and sunroof
  • Hazard impulse speed
  • Crash hazard impulse speed
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  • 2002 E46 325i ZPP (2/02 build date) Alpine White exterior/Hell Beige interior

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Old 01-10-2019, 07:37 PM
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Nice build! Loving the clean engine bay. Looking to swap out my heating steering wheel for a sport heated steering wheel down the line. Where would one source one from?
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Old 01-11-2019, 08:29 PM
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Nice build! Loving the clean engine bay. Looking to swap out my heating steering wheel for a sport heated steering wheel down the line. Where would one source one from?
eBay - but get your wallet out...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Brand-E...sG7:rk:28:pf:0
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