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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2005, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By FLY X5
Thanks for the response. I'll check to see if...

Thanks for the response. I'll check to see if they are avaiable in 19". Meanwhile, can anyone else recommend any others that definitely do come in 19"?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By FLY X5
Thanks. Are they 19's? And do you keep them on...

Thanks. Are they 19's? And do you keep them on year-round? How is the ride? Is there much road noise?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2005, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By FLY X5
Question Best 19" All-Weather Tires?

I have a 2004 X5 4.4i w/ Sport and 19" wheels. As expected, the OEM tires were not very useful last winter whenever the roads were slick, so I want to replace them with an all-weather tire. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2005, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By FLY X5
Great, thanks for the tip. I'll give that a try.

Great, thanks for the tip. I'll give that a try.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By FLY X5
Mirror Compass problem

Has anyone experienced a problem with the compass reading an incorrect direction? I noticed over the weekend when I was driving due South, that my compass indicated I was driving NW. Is there a way...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2005, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By FLY X5
Can you clarify what you mean by "certain 2004's"...

Can you clarify what you mean by "certain 2004's"

Mine is a August '04 build, with Nav and Assist. Is there a way to get BT and keep Assist, without having to swap out for the '05 unit?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2005, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By FLY X5
Might be this. I had a similar problem. ...

Might be this. I had a similar problem.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15789
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2005, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,876
Posted By FLY X5
I do the same thing. The interior noise is much...

I do the same thing. The interior noise is much lower when the sunscreen is closed, but you're right, that basically defeats the purpose of having a panoramic sunroof in the first place. I would...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2005, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By FLY X5
I thought of trying this, but wasn't sure if it...

I thought of trying this, but wasn't sure if it the wiper would stop mid-way or return to its normal starting position. Now that I know it will stop in the middle, I may give that a try. Thanks ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2005, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By FLY X5
Did you try this? Did it work? I'm having the...

Did you try this? Did it work? I'm having the same alarm problem.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2005, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By FLY X5
Thanks for the quick response, UCrew. This seems...

Thanks for the quick response, UCrew. This seems like a bit of a design flaw IMHO. It's the first car I've come across that has its wipers set up that way. Does anyone else find this annoying?
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2005, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By FLY X5
Question Passenger side wiper

Apologies in advance if this is a silly question. When I was washing my X5 the other day, I noticed that I can pull the driver's side windshield wiper away from the windshield and it will stay...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By FLY X5
Does it work even if I don't have run-flat tires?...

Does it work even if I don't have run-flat tires? Mine was built in 08/04, so I assume I have this feature based on what you've said.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2005, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By FLY X5
It might be this:...

It might be this: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15789
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2005, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By FLY X5
What exactly is the nonsmoker ash tray MOD?

What exactly is the nonsmoker ash tray MOD?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2005, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By FLY X5
Any luck getting the rear tires yet? If so, let...

Any luck getting the rear tires yet? If so, let us know how you like them so far.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2005, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By FLY X5
What tires to you have?

What tires to you have?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2005, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By FLY X5
Thanks for the feedback, masmole. Glad to hear...

Thanks for the feedback, masmole. Glad to hear you like them and found them to be effective. I think I'll be ordering a set myself today! :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By FLY X5
Cool, thanks! How do you like them so far? Is...

Cool, thanks! How do you like them so far? Is there a noticeable difference? Do they look much different than the OEM tires when they're mounted? Would I be asking too much to ask you to take a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By FLY X5
Apologies in advance if this is a silly question,...

Apologies in advance if this is a silly question, but I'm a new X5 owner and new to these boards, so I still have a lot to learn. Can you explain what you mean by "adaptive" vs. "non-adaptive"? ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By FLY X5
I've looked around a little bit but couldn't find...

I've looked around a little bit but couldn't find anything about a "ZR" in that tire - only the "WR" that you mention is noted on TireRack's webiste. Anyone know anything about that?

Thanks for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By FLY X5
Thanks a lot. Is $899 the going rate or are they...

Thanks a lot. Is $899 the going rate or are they available eleswhere for less?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2005, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By FLY X5
Where can I get the clear corner lenses in the...

Where can I get the clear corner lenses in the pic above? I assume that is the Euro version because the ones from my dealer (in the US) are called "clear" but in fact still have some orange in the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2005, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By FLY X5
Did the rear tires come in? I would love to hear...

Did the rear tires come in? I would love to hear how the new rubber works in the snow. According to the weather forecast, you should have plenty of opportunity to try them out this weekend! :D ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By FLY X5
Thanks Kewl and GUINNESS. I knew there had to be...

Thanks Kewl and GUINNESS. I knew there had to be some good All-Season 19's out there. I'll check them out.

I'm surprised TireRack wasn't aware of this - especially since they sell the product!...
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