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Forum: Australia Forum 03-02-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,404
Posted By x5mad
Front rotors for sale

Brand new 348mm * 30mm

I bought the wrong ones and have since long sold my X5. Need to get rid of them.

They are Zimmerman bought from germany.

Pickup in Brisbane. $300
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-18-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By x5mad
62420

62420
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-18-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By x5mad
Never mind, although the car is now gone I was...

Never mind, although the car is now gone I was still curious so payed the 24 hour access fee to bmw tis.

As I thought, exposed wiring going into left hand side tailgate at site of rubber grommet....
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-18-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By x5mad
Looks like known problem, here is the sib Si...

Looks like known problem, here is the sib

Si b66-09-09

Knowing the sib, where do I go to find out the fix for it?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-17-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By x5mad
That looks like a rather expensive exercise if I...

That looks like a rather expensive exercise if I am understanding your reply!

I did further research and found a few cases exactly the same. They all had parking brake malfunction and remotes...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-17-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By x5mad
Oh no..... Fuse has blown again twice in as...

Oh no.....

Fuse has blown again twice in as many days.

Each time it blows parking brake malfunction comes on as well as the remotes not being able to lock or unlock.

On my car it is the fuse...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-12-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By x5mad
Good news. Thank god it was just a blown...

Good news.

Thank god it was just a blown fuse.

Was worried cos emf failure came up with brake actuator failure on the forums which would cost north of $1500 plus diversity antenna for the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-11-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By x5mad
Unfortunately not. Wasn't messing that long. And...

Unfortunately not. Wasn't messing that long. And battery was my thought too, but checked it and the voltage was fine. I have an upgraded AGM battery besides.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-11-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By x5mad
Strange issues, help!

Was getting roadworthy certificate as I am selling my 2008 3.0si.

Mechanic said I had faulty rear window washer jet. No water comes out at all, wiper blade still functions.

I decided to have a...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-27-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,050
Posted By x5mad
Activating Front Fog Lights as Welcome Lights

Been playing around with NCS Expert and managed to code FRM module on 2008 X5 so that fog lights turn on when you unlock the car.

For those familiar with NCS here is how

Need to code with...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-20-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 48,725
Posted By x5mad
I was only giving my 2 cents although I would...

I was only giving my 2 cents although I would like the paddles I am not actively trying to perform the mod.

Never thought about swapping the wheel over actually to test this theory!

Will the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-20-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 48,725
Posted By x5mad
Was doing some coding yesterday and noticed that...

Was doing some coding yesterday and noticed that my 2008 X5 EGS module has a line of code for paddle shifters. Same as my 135 which does have paddle shifters.

The only difference was that the X5...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-27-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,567
Posted By x5mad
I got motor from ECS tuning. Can't remember exact...

I got motor from ECS tuning. Can't remember exact price but was about $180.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-27-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By x5mad
This happened to mine a year ago. I'm afraid it's...

This happened to mine a year ago. I'm afraid it's likely the motor that is gone.

I can't remember exactly but the dealer wanted something like $600-$800 just for the motor and $595 for the mirror...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-27-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,567
Posted By x5mad
That's how mine started. I got the motor and...

That's how mine started.

I got the motor and mirror replaced a while back. The motor is really easy to remove. Once the mirror glass is off you will see the motor which is held in place by a few...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-28-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,053
Posted By x5mad
If you want something that will last I would get...

If you want something that will last I would get an AGM battery. I was lucky enough to get this type of battery under warranty. Since the AGM battery have had zero problems with low battery warning I...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-20-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,567
Posted By x5mad
Thanks for the offer but I already ordered...

Thanks for the offer but I already ordered another set, besides mine is the European style with the wide angle.

After looking at the clips again I figured too late how I would next do it without...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-19-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,567
Posted By x5mad
Well looks like I answered my own question. Had a...

Well looks like I answered my own question. Had a go at removing the glass and sure enough..... Crack! It is held on by several clips and the only way to remove it is by prying with a flat blade...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-17-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,567
Posted By x5mad
Thanks but that's for the old X5. I have searched...

Thanks but that's for the old X5. I have searched and come a cross that but looking at oem pictures they are different to the E70.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-17-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,567
Posted By x5mad
Instructions for removing passenger mirror?

Does anyone have a DIY for the above. Reason I ask is the motor controlling the mirror is gone and dealer said that 9 out of 10 times when the glass is removed it shatters. But get this, they want to...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-14-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,748
Posted By x5mad
If not getting response from ecu then most likely...

If not getting response from ecu then most likely will need updated files. Make sure you update the ecu folder in edibias as well. The other possibility is you will need to update the edibias...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-09-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,977
Posted By x5mad
I would return it. Plenty of cars to choose from.

I would return it. Plenty of cars to choose from.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-01-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By x5mad
Premature wear in the middle can point towards...

Premature wear in the middle can point towards overinflation. I used the recommended 32 psi all round but this caused wear on the edges. I now run 36 psi all round and for the past 30k at each...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-28-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,781
Posted By x5mad
The coding may be possible. You will most likely...

The coding may be possible. You will most likely need to update your software, add the VO code and then code the individual module that controls the paddle shift.

I have not looked at this yet as...
Forum: Australia Forum 06-24-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,130
Posted By x5mad
Yes they will fit no problem.

Yes they will fit no problem.
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