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Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 12-26-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By AlexDowntown416
hey rocket! final got a chance to hook it up...

hey rocket! final got a chance to hook it up again.

looking at my scanner tool, all the pins look to be single on their own. i have heard that soldering pins give more access, because even when...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 11-29-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By AlexDowntown416
Yeah it connects and everything, I can access...

Yeah it connects and everything, I can access other modules, just says it can’t access LCM. When I get a chance I’ll hook it up again and get exactly what it says.
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 11-26-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By AlexDowntown416
2010 Just updated my signature to match

2010

Just updated my signature to match
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 11-26-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By AlexDowntown416
Accessing LCM module

Hey Iím mostly on here for the E53 X5 forum, but I also have an E83 X3.

Using BMW scanner 1.4 I was easily able to access the LCM module and modify how my lights function on my X5. But when I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-10-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By AlexDowntown416
So I found out that it doesn't matter if the...

So I found out that it doesn't matter if the headlights are made for left hand drive or right hand drive cars.

There are 2 plastic screws located at the top of the lighting housing. one is to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-04-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By AlexDowntown416
they are original hella's. just the version from...

they are original hella's. just the version from Europe. So its whatever these original headlights were equipped with. The seller from Poland assured me they are left hand drive lights. How can i...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-03-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By AlexDowntown416
thanks rocket, ill look into that. btw, you...

thanks rocket, ill look into that.

btw, you were right, bmw scanner is so easy to use! :thumbup: once you get it up and running.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-03-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By AlexDowntown416
Facelift E53 Headlight Adjustment

Hey,

So i installed my new, but used, euro version clear corner headlights. Looks awesome. But I noticed the passenger side light alignment is off, almost looks like its pointing the beam off to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-03-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By AlexDowntown416
ok so a successful update. I downloaded and...

ok so a successful update.

I downloaded and installed BMW Scanner 1.4. Also ordered the reader tool from amazon.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-06-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By AlexDowntown416
ive had a few people try to code my E53, with no...

ive had a few people try to code my E53, with no success, the last guy was using bimmergeeks protools and said its not compatible with our truck.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-06-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By AlexDowntown416
this is great stuff c-bass! thanks man. im going...

this is great stuff c-bass! thanks man. im going to look into all this see whats best for me. its nice to know after i get all set up I can come back here for further help....

where in Canada are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-06-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By AlexDowntown416
c-bass, thanks for your offer. is the software...

c-bass, thanks for your offer. is the software you have more complicated to use then BMW scanner 1.4.0? seems like this scanner software is made to be more user friendly??
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-06-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By AlexDowntown416
yeah, i didn't realize I had 2 of the same...

yeah, i didn't realize I had 2 of the same threads. I forgot I had one already going.

this is great info. im going to do some more thinking/research..... i really appreciate u guys trying to get...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-06-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By AlexDowntown416
Hey Rocket. I searched for what you mentioned, it...

Hey Rocket. I searched for what you mentioned, it came up on Amazon. What do you do next with it, how does this all work. I can’t find anyone to work on my car, so it seems like I got too figure this...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-05-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By AlexDowntown416
I reached out he said he can’t do it. He said the...

I reached out he said he can’t do it. He said the E 53 is too old. Still can’t find talent seems like it’s a dying art
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-04-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By AlexDowntown416
Thanks Zulu! thats a great find!!

Thanks Zulu! thats a great find!!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-04-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,067
Posted By AlexDowntown416
Hey Crystal. how about using a heat gun as...

Hey Crystal.

how about using a heat gun as you cut into the permaseal? would that help?

in your instructions document, after putting the lens back on, you also apply silicon on the outside of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-01-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By AlexDowntown416
ok, so forget changing the halos to run as DRL. ...

ok, so forget changing the halos to run as DRL.

I just want to delete the DRL's

and delete the amber lights, so that they only work when i hit the signals....


thanks c-bass, but I need...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-01-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,067
Posted By AlexDowntown416
I just ordered my new lenses from ebay for my 06...

I just ordered my new lenses from ebay for my 06 4.8is. First timer doing this.

i was going to get them from bimmerjakes, but they could not give me a solid answer why their lenses are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By AlexDowntown416
sure. 1) change my day time running lights...

sure.

1) change my day time running lights into all 4 halos only. so that the halogen (i think its a halogen bulb) only works if i use the high beams. i don't want to disable the DRL's, just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By AlexDowntown416
Canít find ANYONE local to code my E53

Nobody can code my 2006 4.8is! Some have tried but couldnít do it. Others flat out said they canít.

Iím in Toronto. Any suggestions?

I want to change how the headlights function.

Very...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,490
Posted By AlexDowntown416
Is not changing just the halo bulb not enough to...

Is not changing just the halo bulb not enough to give it that brighter white look, youíre suggesting to also change the halo itself into a newer LED version?

My lenses have too many issues to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,490
Posted By AlexDowntown416
I’m also in the process of restoring my...

I’m also in the process of restoring my headlight. Looking at new lenses to buy. Realoem doesn’t give a part number. Don’t want to buy cheap replacement.

I found this, at $558 are these OEM?
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-09-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By AlexDowntown416
yeah just finished my headlight install, removing...

yeah just finished my headlight install, removing the bumper was more time consuming then difficult. piece of cake. thanks for the clarification.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By AlexDowntown416
bumper removal to change headlights??

https://xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/75904-trying-remove-headlights-washers-interfere.html

im in this same position, where i am changing out my entire headlight unit. the washer...
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