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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-09-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,159
Posted By DBU
Thank you. But your car is a MY 2015, isn't it?...

Thank you. But your car is a MY 2015, isn't it? Anyways, I am sure BMW will have the same solution going forward. What brand are the tires?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By DBU
They are probably plug-and-play for LCI cars. But...

They are probably plug-and-play for LCI cars. But I would double check for pre-LCI cars. OP appears to have an Euro spec MY '04 E60.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By DBU
Yeah - that makes sense. My E60 is pre-LCI so I...

Yeah - that makes sense. My E60 is pre-LCI so I needed a wiring change (box actually) that I bought seperate from the actual (LCI) tail lights. If I were in the market today, I would go with the F10...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By DBU
I scrolled down to the "description" and noted:...

I scrolled down to the "description" and noted: "F10 Type"
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By DBU
Yes, your original outside mirrors auto-dim. The...

Yes, your original outside mirrors auto-dim. The replacement you bought does not.
JayDee is spot on.
I may have an original used auto-dimming mirror that I would sell. PM me.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By DBU
I believe these are for the F10 and won't fit...

I believe these are for the F10 and won't fit your E60. Also, if you upgrade from the original tail lights, you will need a wiring kit, or box, to make it work.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-04-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,952
Posted By DBU
The reset should complete in about 1/10 of a...

The reset should complete in about 1/10 of a mile. Yours is faulty.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,159
Posted By DBU
Non Run-Flat tires now an option

Not a big fan of RFT, so I noticed that wheel option 23N will get you Style 398 wheels fitted with "MIXED PERFORMANCE NON RUN-FLAT TIRES" on a 2016 GC.
Wonder if this includes a spare wheel (doubt...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,159
Posted By DBU
Thank you! (finally)

Thank you! (finally)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,159
Posted By DBU
Pretty sure that timing (end of production vs....

Pretty sure that timing (end of production vs. ED) is standard. Back when I ED'd I was told that the paint needs that extra time to fully cure. Remember, an ED car is driven right away, whereas a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,974
Posted By DBU
"Frayed spark plug wire" - really? When I hear...

"Frayed spark plug wire" - really? When I hear that I am thinking of an oldfashioned spark plug wire running from the distributor to the spark plug. Your car doesn't have that. If you even the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By DBU
I think iWiNi-app BMW might be able to reset...

I think iWiNi-app BMW might be able to reset that, or at least diagnose it. The app is available for iPhone and Android phones.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By DBU
Exclamation BMW switch oil supplier AND PACKAGING

This post should probably be posted across all model sub-boards and/or the DIY section...

With the switch from Castrol to Shell oil, BMW also changed the packaging. The old Castrol stuff was in US...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By DBU
I believe you are right. I Googled "6935024" and...

I believe you are right. I Googled "6935024" and there were quite a few hits. Give it a try... Cheers-
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By DBU
Your title was so funny :rofl: - I had to look. ...

Your title was so funny :rofl: - I had to look. This amplifier is located at the very bottom of the spare wheel compartment (at least on models that actually have a spare tire. Not sure where it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By DBU
I feel your pain... What finally worked for me...

I feel your pain... What finally worked for me was to snake a piece of string under the top rubber part, put on leather gloves, wrap string around one hand and then pulling on the string as hard as...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By DBU
Welcome the The Fest. You have a Bimmer - not a...

Welcome the The Fest. You have a Bimmer - not a Beamer. The latter is actually a motorcycle made by BMW. Enjoy the forums - lot's of good info here.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By DBU
I'm not a mechanic - nor do I play one on TV. ...

I'm not a mechanic - nor do I play one on TV. But a quick Google search on "Why do catalytic converters fail?" seems to indicate that they fail because of other problems in the motor. In other...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,974
Posted By DBU
Thanks. I did manage to wiggle out both coils....

Thanks. I did manage to wiggle out both coils. The trick seems to be to rotate the coils a bit first to break the seal and then use a zip-tie or string to lift them out. So, in the end I left the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,974
Posted By DBU
To replace the spark plugs, I did take the cabin...

To replace the spark plugs, I did take the cabin air cowling out (had done that before when I installed alarm siren). No way my big hands can get to the back three spark plugs. Cylinder 1, 2, 6, 5...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By DBU
Both of those hypotheses could turn out to be...

Both of those hypotheses could turn out to be 'the one.' Battery is coming up on three years so a tad early for that being an issue. Drove the car some more tonight and no lights came on. I am...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By DBU
Yellow Brake and 4x4 Lights - Fixed

2007 X3.0 SI - 95K on the clock but only abt 12,000 since transfer box replaced under extended warranty.
Yellow brake and 4x4 light came on. Car drove it's usual great - nothing unusual. Tires still...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By DBU
Exactly. Any audio-knowledgeable folks out...

Exactly.

Any audio-knowledgeable folks out there that can get these woofers going for us?

I did losen the speaker cover enough to physically see the speakers alright. But it looks like we have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By DBU
If the car is 'new' to you, perhaps it was coded...

If the car is 'new' to you, perhaps it was coded for the headlights to stay on all the time :dunno:
Green dot indicator light on switch tells you that the headlights are on - nothing to do with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By DBU
Same question on my 2007 530I. The sound system...

Same question on my 2007 530I. The sound system in my wife's 2007 X3 (E83) is soo much better, so I too checked for sound from the under-seat speakers: Nothing :thumbdwn:
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