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Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 02-28-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Zulu95
November 2020.

November 2020.
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 02-27-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Zulu95
I too fear the electronic parking brake. My...

I too fear the electronic parking brake. My approach is to just never used it. :dunno: Can't fail if you don't use it right? Right? :rolleyes:

Thank you for the good wishes. I got a ways to...
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 02-26-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Zulu95
My honeymoon buster is the dreaded E Park Brake....

My honeymoon buster is the dreaded E Park Brake. I would have preferred the old fashioned lever. Less complicated, easier & cheaper to fix.
I'll get around to pinpointing it and locating parts when...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-14-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Zulu95
Your Vehicle Might Be Turned Away « CT Emissions...

Your Vehicle Might Be Turned Away « CT Emissions (http://ctemissions.com/test-procedures/your-vehicle-might-be-turned-away)

Vehicles Tampered or Altered from OEM designs (including emissions...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-02-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By Zulu95
I joined the F15 clan (Der Adler) some months ago...

I joined the F15 clan (Der Adler) some months ago after parting with the E53 we owned for 16 years.
OP: I almost bought a F15 from Sewell but could not get the deal I wanted.
I like Der Adler but...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-02-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Zulu95
I only ever use red/orange but it is still...

I only ever use red/orange but it is still distracting so I turned it off.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-29-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Zulu95
https://www.4kam.com/continental_cam_lhd_rhd_car_c...

https://www.4kam.com/continental_cam_lhd_rhd_car_camera.htm

I saw a horizontal periscope device many years ago that allowed one to see when driving on the "wrong side".
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-25-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Posted By Zulu95
You are in the ballpark from all I have read. But...

You are in the ballpark from all I have read. But one poster claimed it is a 15 minute job to change out. So it cannot hurt to eliminate it as a possible cause of the leak and also eliminate it...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-25-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Posted By Zulu95
Could be the tank. Known failure point.

Could be the tank. Known failure point.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-19-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Zulu95
Use a scanner (Foxwell 510 or the like) and pull...

Use a scanner (Foxwell 510 or the like) and pull codes. Proceed from there.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-19-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Zulu95
My first check would be battery. Resting voltage?

My first check would be battery. Resting voltage?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-14-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Zulu95
Just checked their webpage and you are correct.

Just checked their webpage and you are correct.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-07-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Zulu95
The fancy-dancy light strips in the F15 on the...

The fancy-dancy light strips in the F15 on the doors and dash are useless in open country driving. We keep them switched off as all our roads are unlit and we have herds of deer swarming about all...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-05-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Zulu95
I believe VDO makes the OE.

I believe VDO makes the OE.
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 01-04-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Zulu95
CWP: Heated steering wheel, heated front and rear...

CWP: Heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats and headlight washers.
I have Sports Seats in the M Sport which are nice but my wife has the Comfort Seats in her '13. Those are wonderful.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-04-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Zulu95
Take one of the screws you have to any hardware...

Take one of the screws you have to any hardware store.
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 01-04-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Zulu95
Having driven a CWP equipped vehicle in the...

Having driven a CWP equipped vehicle in the PRoCT for four years before moving and driving it for another twelve years I would not drive another BMW without it. Full heated options and headlight...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-03-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Zulu95
Considering just how important the water pump/...

Considering just how important the water pump/ thermostat are to the engine and how prone to failure the OE parts are why look for inferior makes? A good friend has a saying: "Everybody always has...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-02-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Zulu95
Further to what Cyrix2k...

Further to what Cyrix2k (https://xoutpost.com/members/cyrix2k.html) said:
BMW introduced some new optional security upgrades for the LCi models. I researched this when our 2013 was totally BRICKED!...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-01-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Zulu95
You do not give any info as to which year/model...

You do not give any info as to which year/model you are talking about. For later E70 models(LCI) I would suggest biting the bullet and going to the dealer as I found out the hard way this is the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-31-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Zulu95
Apart from the direct lie about the battery...

Apart from the direct lie about the battery registration I do like the scanner. It saved me the cost when an ABS Sensor went out on our 2001 E53. I only had to drive up our driveway and I knew which...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-31-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Zulu95
Before I bought the NT530 I checked with FW and...

Before I bought the NT530 I checked with FW and was assured it could fully register a change of battery. They even sent me a video link showing it. After I bought the thing I tried out the battery...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-28-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Zulu95
SOP for German cars for a very long time. My 1971...

SOP for German cars for a very long time. My 1971 VW 411LE had this feature.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-25-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By Zulu95
Nothing is ever cut and dried legal wise. They...

Nothing is ever cut and dried legal wise. They can spend 420K of your money arguing over the definition of "Is" remember.
Would that I able to do all my repairs as I once did. Those days are passed...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-24-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By Zulu95
PF, I've threatened to do just what you did and...

PF,
I've threatened to do just what you did and the threat was enough. I'm playing it very cool and just trying to get car back fully restored to running order. We are not letting it ruin our...
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