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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By QSilver7
First, I'm not going to chase you down, you'll...

First, I'm not going to chase you down, you'll need to come back to the forum to see my reply. :)

Second, you can usually find some type of blank BMW keys on eBay...but the question is...how will...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By QSilver7
:)

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By QSilver7
It appears that your turn signal stalks BC button...

It appears that your turn signal stalks BC button is not working properly. When you press that BC button, your low cluster's OBC should reveal the other 3 features:

(from the owners manual)
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By QSilver7
Have you tested this? I was unable to make a...

Have you tested this? I was unable to make a flat-pin unit work with my DSP system, in spite of having the elaborate aftermarket adapter harness. ... The early CD player has two coax connections; the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By QSilver7
Hmmm...unless a previous owner changed the...

Hmmm...unless a previous owner changed the engine...if you actually have a 1999 model year 540i...then you have the VANOS m62TU engine. Look at your VIN, if the 10th digit is a W, then it is...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-19-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By QSilver7
It's 10 keys...for each EWS-CM...not the...

It's 10 keys...for each EWS-CM...not the "lifetime of the car. :D The 4 that came originally with the 1st owner...with up to 6 additional replacement keys. It's the transponder chip that...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-18-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By QSilver7
The only thing the procedure above will do is...

The only thing the procedure above will do is program the FZV & DWA (central locking & anti-theft alarm siren systems to lock/unlock & arm/disarm the car. IT WILL NOT be able to START the car. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,732
Posted By QSilver7
Hmmm....interesting...because the 528i (the model...

Hmmm....interesting...because the 528i (the model you have listed) came with the low cluster and low MID which (I thought) doesn't have the OBC "code"feature.

Have you upgraded by installing a nav...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,619
Posted By QSilver7
The biggest change in the interior is the upgrade...

The biggest change in the interior is the upgrade to the wide screen nav. The interior wood trim (based on the image's exposure) appears to be the regular Nussbaum wood trim used in all non sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 310
Posted By QSilver7
No, this feature stays illuminated until the...

No, this feature stays illuminated until the driver comes back and moves the turn stalk back to the off position...or the battery runs down. :) If you don't want this feature...you could possibly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By QSilver7
The 15", 16", & 17" tire sizes should be on the...

The 15", 16", & 17" tire sizes should be on the tire pressure chart on your door jamb and in your owners manual. Also websites like www.tirerack.com has lots of info about plus sizing tires and...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-16-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,619
Posted By QSilver7
In the USA...NONE of the things listed (except...

In the USA...NONE of the things listed (except EDC) was available in the 1998 model year for a 74oiL.

If you've used one of the online VIN decoders...are any of the options you're asking about...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-16-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By QSilver7
Are you on the correct forum? The 740i 7 series...

Are you on the correct forum? The 740i 7 series can be an e32 generation (1988-1994) or an e38 generation (1995-2001). This is the e38 forum.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 921
Posted By QSilver7
Not to take anything away from a forum...

Not to take anything away from a forum sponser...but for such a small inexpensive item...the dealership may be about the same and might even have it in stock. Give your local BMW dealership's part...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 921
Posted By QSilver7
EDIT: duplicate reply

EDIT: duplicate reply
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 921
Posted By QSilver7
About the only thing those straps could do with a...

About the only thing those straps could do with a heavy object like a tool chest is...to sit the tool chest on top of them in an attempt to use them as an "anti-skid". When an object is to tall or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By QSilver7
This is another question easily answered by just...

This is another question easily answered by just looking up the 11 digit BMW part nbr and either comparing the sedan vs touring...or running the 11 digit part nbr through the simple part nbr cross...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By QSilver7
If that's the case...and you only need the...

If that's the case...and you only need the "bodywork"...then a simple search of the front door diagram and/or part nbr cross reference feature should reveal if they are the same. If both model years...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-14-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By QSilver7
I'm not sure what your definition of a "real 4...

I'm not sure what your definition of a "real 4 wheel drive" vehicle is. Perhaps a google search for the difference between 4x4 and AWD will help focus in on what you're wanting to know. Various car...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-14-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By QSilver7
Download or perhaps even a used or copy from...

Download or perhaps even a used or copy from ebay/amazon...

Here's a link to a Nav FAQ from Xoutpost...basically any/everything you need to know or know what to do is in this extensive thread: ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-13-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By QSilver7
Here's additional information that goes with...

Here's additional information that goes with what's back in post #7.

You can see the diagram of the driver's seat control module and how the steering wheel and driver's seat's control module is...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By QSilver7
If the strange things occur when you do the...

If the strange things occur when you do the "visor test"...that would be a failing ignition switch. It's located on the lower left side of the steering column and there's been a DIY posted on...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-13-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By QSilver7
The steering wheel and seat are connected through...

The steering wheel and seat are connected through the main driver's seat control module. If the plastic cover around the base of the driver's seat is loose or broken away from any of the places it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By QSilver7
If you don't have any problem shopping at...

If you don't have any problem shopping at Walmart...perhaps the next time you purchase oil...you can look at buying a 5 qt jug + 2 1qt bottles.

Walmart sells 5 qt jugs of Mobile 1 for around $25...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By QSilver7
:D Ditto what the others said...there's no need...

:D Ditto what the others said...there's no need to spend $1k (unless you really want that lifetime membership. The annual membership pays for itself from the discounts you can get plus the...
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