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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By QSilver7
No problem...if you check out the link Jay...

No problem...if you check out the link Jay provided in post #2...just click on the "5" along the top...then select e39 wheels...and you can get a gist of all the e39 wheels that were offered. There...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By QSilver7
Just an FYI...usually when you see letters...

Just an FYI...usually when you see letters preceding the build date like your I2/97...the alpha characters usually represents a specific month. January takes the letter "A"...February takes the ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By QSilver7
Not sure where you were looking...but since...

Not sure where you were looking...but since physically there's no difference in a 1997 540i vs a 2003 540i when it comes to wheels/wheelhubs/wheel well linings/lug bolts/etc...I typed in a 1/2000...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-31-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By QSilver7
NOOOOoooooooooooooo! :yikes::yikes::nono: ...

NOOOOoooooooooooooo! :yikes::yikes::nono:

Ditto SB & Roy....do NOT disconnect the negative battery cable while the engine is running. Back in t h e 1960s when there weren't all these electronic...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By QSilver7
Basically grumpyoldman is saying that...if all...

Basically grumpyoldman is saying that...if all you did is change the oil...the lights will not reset automatically. It is a manual procedure to reset the lights AFTER one has changed the oil. :)

...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By QSilver7
You have a CD changer under the arm rest? ...

You have a CD changer under the arm rest? :yikes: Every BMW 6 disc CD changer I've seen in an e38/e39/e46/e53 has been in the rear (trunk or cargo area).

I've never seen a CD changer in the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 160,084
Posted By QSilver7
See BW1111's thread PLEASE HELP WITH BLUETOOTH...

See BW1111's thread PLEASE HELP WITH BLUETOOTH which is o te 1st page right now with your request...they discuss how the reset their Bluetooth.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By QSilver7
If your build date is from 10/04-up...and you...

If your build date is from 10/04-up...and you have the BT that was installed from the factory because you had the premium pkg as outlined in the info below...then see the following instructions on...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By QSilver7
There is a specific drive cycle that is required...

There is a specific drive cycle that is required to e completed...some may cover all tat is required by just driving around town...but sometimes you don't cover everything required in the FTP...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By QSilver7
We don't have a lot of details to go on...but...

We don't have a lot of details to go on...but "clicking" sometimes means its just a simple depleted battery. Have you charged your battery or checked it's voltage? If the battery is below 11.5...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By QSilver7
I did a google search and found this thread on...

I did a google search and found this thread on Xoutpost...check it out to see if this may be the issue: http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/52300-license-plate-light.html
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-30-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By QSilver7
Just an FYI...it's a specific drive cycle that...

Just an FYI...it's a specific drive cycle that the OBD II system needs to go through after clearing any codes prior to an "inspection". The "50 miles" you hear people say is probably a rounded...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By QSilver7
Did you check the wiring harness that goes from...

Did you check the wiring harness that goes from the tailgate to the chassis for cracked or broken wires?

The e39 Touring's tailgate & sedan's trunk loom are both notorious for this issue...a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By QSilver7
What options do you have or don't have? Also...

What options do you have or don't have? Also look for the pre-wired option buttons along the left side of the rear trim when you open the tailgate. If the wiring harness connectors are taped and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By QSilver7
Just because the ignition is on...doesn't mean ...

Just because the ignition is on...doesn't mean its in the right position. Reading faults from the interior OBD 2 port may require a specific ignition position KL 30...see 2nd to last paragraph in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By QSilver7
I guess we can say that the 540iT's rear SLS may...

I guess we can say that the 540iT's rear SLS may be a "plus" in that regardless of how much weight we load in the rear...the SLS will bring the suspension back up to a predetermined level...which...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By QSilver7
Please use the part database to find the correct...

Please use the part database to find the correct 11 digit part number for the rear roundel because some models have different size hood & trunk roundels (like the e53). Would hate for you to spend...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By QSilver7
I hope you stay under 120 miles/200 km...if you...

I hope you stay under 120 miles/200 km...if you do, when you get your cluster back, the tamper dot will go away...and your IKE & LCM will again communicate with each other and update.

If you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By QSilver7
If your e39 has stock suspension...the gap will...

If your e39 has stock suspension...the gap will be approx the same as what you see in my pic...with the exception it did have the sport pkg so it's slightly lowered.

The overall diameter of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-27-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By QSilver7
Welcome...don't take no response to your post as...

Welcome...don't take no response to your post as an insult...but no one in the USA has a BMW installed phone that works...analog phones have gone the way of the dodo bird over here. We either use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By QSilver7
I ran e38 Style 37 MPars on my 99 540iT (hubs...

I ran e38 Style 37 MPars on my 99 540iT (hubs were bored out to 74.1mm to fit) with no problem and these were the specs for that wheel & tire combo...I'm sure you won't have any issues with 17"...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-27-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By QSilver7
In regards to bricking...it is especially true if...

In regards to bricking...it is especially true if you have the MK3:


http://bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/BMW%20Navigation%20CPU%20Power%20Down%20Info%20when%20Disconnecting%20Battery.jpg
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-27-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By QSilver7
Also remember that a lot of information like this...

Also remember that a lot of information like this has been written up in DIYs that can be found on www.e38.org ...sometimes if something is in the same or near vacinity...you can figure out how to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-27-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By QSilver7
The heated mirrors are an automatic function that...

The heated mirrors are an automatic function that heat based on ambient temp and data that originates from the ambient temp sensor...it is not dictated by the use of the HVAC system's defrost...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By QSilver7
I don't know where you get them...but the...

I don't know where you get them...but the people/companies that do pixel repair get them from somewhere...because when I had my instrument cluster repaired earlier this year...part of the deal was...
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