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Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 09-22-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Qsilver7
Welcome. In regards to buying guides...just do a...

Welcome. In regards to buying guides...just do a google search for BMW f15 X5 ordering and pricing guide (type in the year you’re looking for). This will give you info as to what was standard and...
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 09-16-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By Qsilver7
Unfortunately for this forum...the G05 activity...

Unfortunately for this forum...the G05 activity is nil. But it has a very active forum on several other sites (BimFest & BimPost)...you should be able to figure out the forum names. Don't want to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-16-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Qsilver7
Ditto...looks like something a PO (previous...

Ditto...looks like something a PO (previous owner) installed and is probably an aux jack. It's definitely no anything OE (original equipment).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-03-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,711
Posted By Qsilver7
Have you checked your refrigerant (R134a) to see...

Have you checked your refrigerant (R134a) to see if you are low or have a leak? You'll need gauges to check this out if you don't take it to a professional AC technician.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Qsilver7
There’s also 18” wheels & tires if you want a...

There’s also 18” wheels & tires if you want a softer ride. My e53 X5’s summers were 20”...and winters were 18”...and there’s definitely a difference in “feel”. But also a difference in “looks”. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-24-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Qsilver7
I believe if you use one of the online part...

I believe if you use one of the online part database sites (see at least 3 of them below) and enter your VIN to look up the remote's 11 digit BMW part nbr...the site will list the correct remote &...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-12-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,408
Posted By Qsilver7
Using any wheel from an e70 or f15 X5 will be a...

Using any wheel from an e70 or f15 X5 will be a double WHAMMY in that not only is the 19" wheel to wide (its not the height or circumference but the width that prevents the cargo floor from laying...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-22-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,208
Posted By Qsilver7
Ditto the link given above by EODguy (thanks). ...

Ditto the link given above by EODguy (thanks). :thumbup:



And you can also use this VIN decoding site, too: https://bimmercat.com/bmw/en/vin/decoder/online

(make sure you type the last...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Qsilver7
If you have the comfort seat option...

If you have the comfort seat option (S456)....then you order the part number that specifically says it is for the COMFORT SEAT w/option S456. If you were to order one of the other part nbrs that...
Forum: X6 (E71 and E72) Forum 07-13-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Qsilver7
Its easy to find out if BMW sells a replacement...

Its easy to find out if BMW sells a replacement piece...it would be in the part database diagram for the remote. If its not there then the only thing left is the aftermarket purveyors that sell...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,974
Posted By Qsilver7
Your question is too vague to give you an answer....

Your question is too vague to give you an answer. First, this is a 1st generation (E53) X5 forum (2000-2006 model years).

So what 7 series...e23/e32/e38/e65/f01/g12 (1980s-2020 model...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Qsilver7
When you say that you’re running an I-bus...

When you say that you’re running an I-bus app...does this mean that you have something plugged into your OBD II connector at all times? If yes...yank that adapter out of your OBD II connector and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Qsilver7
Did you notice in the diagram the #18 & #19 are...

Did you notice in the diagram the #18 & #19 are different? The little articulating arms are on different sides of the sensor...so that is probably the reason there are two different part nbrs for...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Qsilver7
How the e53 X5 was designed

Interesting video by the e53 X5 designer and how it was first pitched. Wish that some of the new designers would adhere to some of the things Frank mentioned...like the vehicle should be...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-07-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Qsilver7
I hope all of your time, frustration, and...

I hope all of your time, frustration, and patients pays off. If it does...do come back and update the thread. :)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-07-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Qsilver7
Any of the online part database sites will give...

Any of the online part database sites will give you the other BMW models and production date/build date range that uses the same part. Just enter the last 7 digits of your VIN...then go to the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-12-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Posted By Qsilver7
:thumbup: Thanks for the translation.

:thumbup: Thanks for the translation.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-12-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,492
Posted By Qsilver7
Just an FYI...”auto-dip” is what BMW calls...

Just an FYI...”auto-dip” is what BMW calls “auto-dim”. It’s something that goes back to the mid to late 1980s when the 5 & 7 series had optional motorized interior rear view mirrors that would...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Posted By Qsilver7
Just to walk down memory lane...I’m curious as to...

Just to walk down memory lane...I’m curious as to why BMW still uses “dip” in various descriptions in regards to this feature. They’ve had decades to change their description and drop the “dip”...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-10-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,201
Posted By Qsilver7
Yes, you can run the last 7 digits of your VIN...

Yes, you can run the last 7 digits of your VIN through a VIN decoding site...scroll down to see if you have auto dip exterior mirrors: www.mdecoder.com

{look for this option: S430A -...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-09-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Qsilver7
The FZV (central locking) feature of the remote...

The FZV (central locking) feature of the remote key is controlled by the GM III (general module)...as well as the DWA (Anti-theft alarm siren system). The EWS (immobilizing feature) operates on a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-02-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Qsilver7
:thumbup: ...no problem. And in most cases...

:thumbup: ...no problem. And in most cases (sometimes not)...you can also tell the quantity of the hardware required...just look down at the part number index below the diagram...there’s usually a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-02-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Qsilver7
I’m still somewhat confused as to what you’re...

I’m still somewhat confused as to what you’re asking in regards to the spare tire removal set-up. In regards to the straps...they should not be underneath anything because they need to be...
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 03-09-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By Qsilver7
This question was already answered in your thread...

This question was already answered in your thread on BimPost F15 X5 forum on 3/5/2020. Click this link if you haven't gone back to see if anyone answered your two posts on the same question there: ...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-05-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Qsilver7
Here's some info about the rear FKA (rear...

Here's some info about the rear FKA (rear heating/AC). Click the link for more info than what's in the pic below...which is just the start of the info at the link given.

Also, don't...
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