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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By RJ
It is a pre-2002 model - just look at the turn...

It is a pre-2002 model - just look at the turn signal light on the fender. This one is rectangular and lower on the fender. From 2002 it was changed to higher on the fender and more "dart-like".
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By RJ
I have used in the past for rubber seals -...

I have used in the past for rubber seals - Aerospace 303 which worked well. More recently I have been using Adams VRD. I apply it to the seals a few times a year and they still look like new.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-18-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By RJ
HUD display option cost

How much does it cost to have this option?

About $150?:rofl:

Check out this article:
http://electronics360.globalspec.com/article/5013/teardown-bmw-s-new-head-up-display?cid=fbctwus
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By RJ
HI FI tweeter

I need to replace the tweeter located on the upper part of the door near the mirror. for my MY2002 325i E46

I believe the part # is 65138368235

Does anyone know how to remove the speaker...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By RJ
I just had my second secondary fan replaced by...

I just had my second secondary fan replaced by the dealer. It is known problem with these fans. I would suggest you get a new one as the one from the junk yard would fail sooner or later. I paid in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,160
Posted By RJ
I have been told that my dealership has a very...

I have been told that my dealership has a very difficult time in retaining good and experienced techs as they get lucrative offers to work on Ferraris and Lamborghinis and they leave to work on the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,758
Posted By RJ
It looks like BMW can solve the issue of frozen...

It looks like BMW can solve the issue of frozen blades by the re-design of the wiper arm for the passenger side. Can you imagine having to stop to clean frozen wiper blades when going through the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,758
Posted By RJ
Same issue on my vehicle with smearing. I thought...

Same issue on my vehicle with smearing. I thought that perhaps adjusting the nozzle might help, but obviously not.

The alcohol in the washer fluid does NOT prevent the wiper blades from freezing...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By RJ
I really liked my diesel E70 35d and had ongoing...

I really liked my diesel E70 35d and had ongoing issues with it. I did not want to take a chance on another diesel so ended up trading it in for a F15 35i.

It can just be the power distribution...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-13-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,160
Posted By RJ
I had the same error message on my 2014 X5 35i...

I had the same error message on my 2014 X5 35i and there is written elsewhere about this issue. Apparently there is a recall on the power distribution module. It was replaced and the car has been...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By RJ
Do you have the keys in your pocket when washing...

Do you have the keys in your pocket when washing the car? If so, the door handle sensor (comfort access) are opening and closing when hit by the jet of water. Unlock all the doors and then leave the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,138
Posted By RJ
I have not driven the car with my Oakley...

I have not driven the car with my Oakley sunglasses, but with my Mau Jim sunglasses the display becomes very faint. I will have to check out my Oakley glasses. If it is true that the Oakley does not...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By RJ
I have the Bridgestone Blizzak on both my...

I have the Bridgestone Blizzak on both my vehicles as the winter set up. I am happy with the performance.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-03-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By RJ
I am also finding that the front wiper blades ice...

I am also finding that the front wiper blades ice up very quickly compared to my E70. The E70 rarely had this issue. It would be very difficult on a long drive through the mountains if the wiper...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By RJ
If you decide on going for the lighter color, do...

If you decide on going for the lighter color, do check out the mineral silver. In my opinion it looks very classy. It was a toss up between the mineral white and mineral silver. I am happy with my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-27-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,904
Posted By RJ
Lucky for me where I live, front plate is not...

Lucky for me where I live, front plate is not issued or required. :)

Having said that on my E46 the plate mount was incorporated to fit where the black bumper trim fitted and it is removable and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,546
Posted By RJ
I will have to check my invoice for the rate, but...

I will have to check my invoice for the rate, but I am sure it was over $100/hr.

I should have taken to the body shop for installation, but winter was coming and I needed to get them installed...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,546
Posted By RJ
My dealer charged me 3 hours of install time.

My dealer charged me 3 hours of install time.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-19-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By RJ
Yep, Just opened the key to check it and it is...

Yep, Just opened the key to check it and it is the same CR2032 battery as was used in the E70 key. The E70 key was a lot easier to open then the new one.

See page 32 of the manual.

You have to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-19-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By RJ
Consider the Mineral Silver. Not many of them...

Consider the Mineral Silver. Not many of them around so makes it unique. For our weather, any color in winter shows dirt. Just clean it more often!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,918
Posted By RJ
I wonder if this also applies to Costco in...

I wonder if this also applies to Costco in Canada. I would think that they would be buying it locally.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-15-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By RJ
Do you really need a heated windshield in Texas?...

Do you really need a heated windshield in Texas? Having said that, I find on my F15 my wiper blades do freeze up easily (ice on the blades), more so than they ever did on my E70. I think it has to do...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-15-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,113
Posted By RJ
I had same CEL problems on my E70 35d and it was...

I had same CEL problems on my E70 35d and it was doing it even on not so cold days. The last time it was fixed last summer, I did not want to go through another winter of problems so was traded back...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,113
Posted By RJ
Update - Finally yesterday at 4PM (and after I...

Update - Finally yesterday at 4PM (and after I talked to them to find out they still had not looked at the car and I complained again but calmly) the service department looked at the car (after many...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,113
Posted By RJ
No, unfortunately they are giving me the run...

No, unfortunately they are giving me the run around. They have not provided with a loaner saying they have none available to give. They also have not looked at my vehicle since they received it at...
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