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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By simoncpw
No problem. But don't just take my words, more...

No problem. But don't just take my words, more info available from here (http://www.x5world.com/x5-e53-forum/53278-umnitza-projector-53-a.html).
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By simoncpw
Thanks man. You are right, I just did a search...

Thanks man. You are right, I just did a search and I just wish I had done it before I made the decision :mad:

Are you one of the moderators here? Would it be ok if I post this on other sections?...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By simoncpw
Angry Umnitza - Projector 53

Hi all,

Has any here had any experience with Umnitza? I recently bought the Projector 53 Headlight w/ Angel Eye from them, and things are noT turning out the way it should be.

A quick run thru...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By simoncpw
Advice needed: 2002 X5 4.4i

Hi there,

I'm about to make decision on a 2002 X5 4.4i, and would like to know the following:

1) is there any known issue with 2002 X5's?
2) how's this engine? relative performance and fuel...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By simoncpw
Thanks for the info. And yes for the typo, it's...

Thanks for the info. And yes for the typo, it's 18 inch instead! Thanks for pointing it out!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By simoncpw
Thanks, Mystic1.

Thanks, Mystic1.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By simoncpw
X3 wheels on other BMWs?

Hi all,

I'm planning to sell my BMW 114 Y-Spoke Rims (http://www.k-lach.net/style/style_114.htm). It's a stagger set up:
- Front: 8 x 18", offset ET46
- Rear 9 x 19", offset ET51

Other than ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By simoncpw
I got mine thru the Stealer and had them install...

I got mine thru the Stealer and had them install it for me. Didn't want to mess around with the Air Bag!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By simoncpw
Depends on which 3-spoke steering wheel you are...

Depends on which 3-spoke steering wheel you are referring to?!

BMW has a 3-spoke ("Sports") steering wheel option for the X3, with all the controls....., but I've heard e46 steering wheels are...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By simoncpw
If I'm not wrong, this thing basically just...

If I'm not wrong, this thing basically just increase the ratio between the accelerator pedal vs the amount of fuel! Effectively pumping a lot more fuel by just pressing the accelerator pedal a little...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By simoncpw
I like it a lot instead of the original placticky...

I like it a lot instead of the original placticky black bumpers on the pre-2007 models. I looks a lot sportier and reduces the "cheap" factor from the plactic bumpers. But it does loose "tough /...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By simoncpw
um.... for places where I have to be alerts, I'd...

um.... for places where I have to be alerts, I'd switch on the cruise control, set the speed and just rest my foot on the brake padel !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By simoncpw
Yes, that's what it says on the manual, BUT never...

Yes, that's what it says on the manual, BUT never worked on mine X3... always tilt down regardless the positioin of the switch. Not even after I got the dealer to fix the left side mirror two weeks...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By simoncpw
Yep, it will stay dim if the front road of the...

Yep, it will stay dim if the front road of the car is dark!

Totally agree with the disapointment on the lack of a simple switch to turn off the feature, just like the lack of one for the auto-tilt...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By simoncpw
From my understanding, there are 2 sensors: -...

From my understanding, there are 2 sensors:
- one at the back of the mirror, facing the wind shield, used to detect brightness of the road you are heading towards to

- the other sensor is on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By simoncpw
1 - I recently got the motor for side mirror...

1 - I recently got the motor for side mirror replaced has it didn't work properly.

2 - for my X3, only the rear view mirror has auto-dim, not the side mirror (which I think is good: dims the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,309
Posted By simoncpw
Oh Privacy Glass!!! The air conditioning for...

Oh Privacy Glass!!!

The air conditioning for the rear passengers is pretty bad. So the Privacy Glass might help to block some sunlight and reduce the heat inside the car during day time. I didn't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,309
Posted By simoncpw
I would put Servotronic Steering on top of the...

I would put Servotronic Steering on top of the list too.

Then:
- PDC
- Dension's iPod interface
- Sports Steering wheel (if it didn't come with one)

Good Luck!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,228
Posted By simoncpw
I think it looks great. Works well with the body...

I think it looks great. Works well with the body color!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,718
Posted By simoncpw
The side skirts from the full Aero Body Kit come...

The side skirts from the full Aero Body Kit come with a slightly different running boards... may be it can be fitted on to the X3 with the sport package?!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,383
Posted By simoncpw
I don't know if it's the exact same "teflon"...

I don't know if it's the exact same "teflon" tape... but like many X3 owners, the sqeaky / rattling noises on the door swere driving me nuts, and I took it to the dealer back and forth many times......
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By simoncpw
The dealer may be reluctant to give you the...

The dealer may be reluctant to give you the instructions because they can potentially make lots of money from you!

My dealer refused to give me the installation instruction for the AUX Input...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,497
Posted By simoncpw
Sorry z51vette, I read your post too quickly and...

Sorry z51vette, I read your post too quickly and didn't notice the "AS".

I have the Pilot Sport. But I'm intested to know if the AS is any different in the physical dimention.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,497
Posted By simoncpw
Um... interesting! I also have a stagger set...

Um... interesting!

I also have a stagger set up 18x8" + 18x9", and the exact same size of Michelin Pilot Sport tires 235/50 18 + 255/45 18. But the physical dimension is NOT identical. The rear is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,347
Posted By simoncpw
I believe different "options" were pre-installed...

I believe different "options" were pre-installed on the X3 for different market.

I'm in Singapore, and my X3's seat belt warning also lights up only briefly just before engine starts (regardless...
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