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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-25-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,852
Posted By Nick_X5
In my opinion - potential for failed bm54 is very...

In my opinion - potential for failed bm54 is very low especially considering the fact that those chopped cables are definitely aftermarket and 99.9% likely to have been speaker related. As I said...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-28-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,852
Posted By Nick_X5
Totally agree - This is true of my UK 2005 e53...

Totally agree - This is true of my UK 2005 e53 which never had an amp, had navigation. Before I installed new head unit/amp/sub/door speakers/speaker wiring/crosssovers etc it had 6 speakers: 1 in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-28-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,812
Posted By Nick_X5
Question Hi TerminatorX5, Reviving an old thread here...

Hi TerminatorX5,

Reviving an old thread here I know but... Did you ever run these wires? I am about to attempt this mod so any advice would be great! Thanks
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-22-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Nick_X5
There are various fuses for the head...

There are various fuses for the head unit/radio/navigation in the rear fuse box- check these first. If the fuses are all ok and you suspect your speakers are the problem then:

Can you get an...
Forum: Mobile Electronics Forum 12-13-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,847
Posted By Nick_X5
How did you remove the factory speakers from the...

How did you remove the factory speakers from the pods??? Thanks!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By Nick_X5
Question Quick question about BATTERY VOLTAGE !!

Does anyone know what the battery voltage should read once the e53 has been woken up?

For instance, let's say you have a fully charged battery and leave the car standing for 48 hours.

Then...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-03-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,678
Posted By Nick_X5
Just saw this - thanks for replying my meter was...

Just saw this - thanks for replying my meter was on neg and it's only a basic one so no peak reading. No clamp either. Did your fsr drain the battery completely or gradually over a few days? Thnx
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-28-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Nick_X5
Ahh I see - thanks for confirming this - tbh I...

Ahh I see - thanks for confirming this - tbh I trust xoutposters over local bmw you guys make it possible for someone like me with limited knowledge to really get to grips wity my e53. Thanks again
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-28-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Nick_X5
Makes sense for sure but I was told by bmw if I...

Makes sense for sure but I was told by bmw if I disconnect battery for a long time say 24 hours or more I might have problems when reconnecting it to the car i.e probably won't start thought this...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-28-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Nick_X5
That's the case with every fuse including OBC...

That's the case with every fuse including OBC fuse?

Thanks for the advice
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Nick_X5
Quick question about FUSES

If the car is standing, can I remove any fuse for 24hrs or more without any problems occurring with the obc or modules i.e programming /coding issues?

Can I safely remove a module or cluster fuse...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-24-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,620
Posted By Nick_X5
New member here with one more for the list: my...

New member here with one more for the list: my 3.0d 2005 manual 6 speed 140k. New clutch and dual fly mass at about 130k - drives like a dream now but currently trying to solve battery drain. After...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Nick_X5
Definitely disconnect amp /remove fuses ASAP

Definitely disconnect amp /remove fuses ASAP
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Nick_X5
I don't know much about mechanics but I know...

I don't know much about mechanics but I know audio.
When you say uprated outputs on stock unit what do you mean exactly?

If the thump is physically changing gear my guess is the thump isn't...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,678
Posted By Nick_X5
Wish you were my neighbour!! Looking at a head...

Wish you were my neighbour!! Looking at a head unit update myself but want to sort drain first. Got jl audio speakers and amp to install to so might be in need of some advice! Welcome in UK anytime!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,678
Posted By Nick_X5
Ps just looked at your mods pdf - wow... fancy...

Ps just looked at your mods pdf - wow... fancy swapping cars???!!!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,678
Posted By Nick_X5
Good point and no... Hooked up initially for...

Good point and no... Hooked up initially for about 10 hours yet the car during that time was sleeping and seemingly behaving normally. Something is waking and draining after 24 hours and I wondered...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,678
Posted By Nick_X5
Sorry should have said I did this test with...

Sorry should have said I did this test with multimeter-battery went to sleep after 16 mins and showed 0.02 consistently on multimeter. Left multimeter wired up for hours to neg and didn't see any...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,678
Posted By Nick_X5
X5 e53 battery drain???

X5 e53 3.0d 2005 :

Hi all been a long time silent visitor to xoutpost.com and learned so much from you guys- glad I finally signed up and joined the conversation:

I have an intermittent...
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