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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-07-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
It's important to distinguish the different...

It's important to distinguish the different applications for twisted pair vs shielded cables.
One is for differential and the other for single ended.
https://youtu.be/QOagVDZLQnA
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-07-2022, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I also ran rca cables through the headliner. ...

I also ran rca cables through the headliner.

Correct rca cables helped a lot, but did not fully fix the problem.

Right now I decided to ditch the headunit and rca cables. Why do I need them?
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-05-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
So there's different kind of filters. There's the...

So there's different kind of filters. There's the ground loop isolator filters, connect inline with rca cables. They're garbage, don't use them. They will make you lose part of the music.
The...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-05-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
What is the noise, whine? Does it vary with rpm? ...

What is the noise, whine? Does it vary with rpm?

I suggest getting this filter. High quality, made in USA, will filter out interference from your alternator.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-05-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
My issue was so persistent, I decided to...

My issue was so persistent, I decided to eliminate some pieces, even though they were definitely good and not causing any issues.
I had noise both with engine running - alternator whine, and with...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-05-2022, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I fixed my issue finally. Let me know what...

I fixed my issue finally. Let me know what problem you're having and what you tried so far.
I'm fairly confident I can fix any E53 sound problem at this point, after spending months chasing my issue.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-03-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I tried rca ground loop isolators and even Jensen...

I tried rca ground loop isolators and even Jensen transformers for $250 each. No luck.
I have 150 amp filter on the alternator. Have 50 amp filter on the power cable that feeds the amp.

Cable...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-03-2022, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
Is it possible to insulate a sound system?

This is probably my last attempt before giving up.
I have tried everything you can think of to fix an alternator whine.

The only thought left is to created a separate system.

I don't need to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-27-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 140,172
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I'd be delighted to meet up with xoutpost fellow...

I'd be delighted to meet up with xoutpost fellow member!
I'll send you a message in the coming weeks, appreciate the offer :)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-27-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 140,172
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
Thanks I might consider something like this. I...

Thanks I might consider something like this.
I thought that oem plastic is not the best for subs vs these enclosures:...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2022, 02:56 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 140,172
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I wonder which of these is better ...

I wonder which of these is better

https://www.crutchfield.ca/p_13694280/JL-Audio-Stealthbox.html

Or

https://ca.jbl.com/JBL+BASSPRO+HUB.html
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-15-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
Steering wheel options

I found a couple of cool looking steering wheels and I was wondering any anyone tried them?
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 44,801
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I got 18 rims, so I'll put the biggest tires I...

I got 18 rims, so I'll put the biggest tires I can on 8 inch rim, 235 65 18
And by biggest I mean the tallest, as the wheels look really small on the vehicle
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-09-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 44,801
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I guess based on this chart the difference in...

I guess based on this chart the difference in offset between E53 and E90 is insignificant.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-09-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 44,801
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I did some digging and 20 inches is the max. ...

I did some digging and 20 inches is the max.
Maybe 22 is possible, not sure.

I decided to go with 18 inches.
It's the second picture from the top.

Apparently these wheels came off E90, and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I can probably just wire in another resistor in...

I can probably just wire in another resistor in there but what size?
Will these work?
https://i.ibb.co/Wy4N0BB/Screenshot-20220708-124123-Amazon-Shopping.jpg (https://ibb.co/BZ5HGTT)

I've got...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 44,801
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
Thanks, there's so many more E70 wheels and...

Thanks, there's so many more E70 wheels and barely any E53

I found a set of 18 inches, 2 sets of 20 and one set of 22 inches. 22 look the best but don't even know if they'd fit.
But these look so...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 44,801
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
But what about the difference in 1.25 vs 1 5...

But what about the difference in 1.25 vs 1
5 thread pitch? Is this the bolt that attaches the wheel, so you need to change hubs as well?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-07-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 34,500
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
70-80mA is nothing in my opinion. .6 amp on the...

70-80mA is nothing in my opinion.
.6 amp on the other hand, which is 600mA, would be more concerning. I'd definitely try to find the source.
Just do the procedure described in this thread and find...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-07-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 63
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
Alright so I got a second set of rca amazon...

Alright so I got a second set of rca amazon basics cables. I was like, ok, I'm gonna connect these cables and the whine is gonna be there, so then I'll connect my old cables on one end, connect...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-07-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 63
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I saw many many issues with his what he was doing...

I saw many many issues with his what he was doing and did not call him back to "finish the job". He wanted me to get a new LCM etc...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-04-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 63
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I'm not sure how to measure frequency in this...

I'm not sure how to measure frequency in this case, but I did run the car with alternator power cable disconnected, and the whine was gone.
Which still does not condemn the alternator and doesn't...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-04-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 63
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
Yes the noise and static was getting worse with...

Yes the noise and static was getting worse with turning on the switch dial.
I do have a multimeter with duty cycle but haven't tested with it yet.
I wired the relay in the following way:
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-02-2022, 03:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
Ahhhh...yes whine gets worse with increased...

Ahhhh...yes whine gets worse with increased rmp...
I disconnected rear and front lights and fog lights. Didn't help so far :(
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-01-2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By Bmwe5320023.0
I'm chasing a similar problem with high pitch...

I'm chasing a similar problem with high pitch sound on a new sound system. Gets worse when turning headlights in.
Not sure is you fixed your issue?
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