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Old 01-07-2004, 11:42 AM
evanm evanm is offline
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Question XM or Sirius for X5?

Anyone know which one intergrates better with a 2001 X5 4.4?
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Old 01-13-2004, 02:01 PM
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I have a 2003 X5 4.4 and I used to have xm in my previous car. I purchsed sirius because it intgrated so well with my car's stereo. I was having trouble finding someone to work on it. I know they have the new cabeling harness out for xm but I was unable to locate one.
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Old 01-19-2004, 12:00 AM
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Anyone know which one intergrates better with a 2001 X5 4.4?
Definitely Sirius. It comes from the factory and works with the factory headunit. There's a couple of write ups on how to install it too. It's about a 30 - 45 mins install to put the unit in.
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Old 01-19-2004, 06:13 AM
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Definitely Sirius. It comes from the factory and works with the factory headunit. There's a couple of write ups on how to install it too. It's about a 30 - 45 mins install to put the unit in.
Where can I confirm that it will work with 2001 head unit? from what I understand it won't work on pre 2003 models?
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Old 01-19-2004, 10:37 AM
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Where can I confirm that it will work with 2001 head unit? from what I understand it won't work on pre 2003 models?
It won't work with a 2001 headunit, you will need to acquire a 2003 headunit or a late model 2002 that might have the firmware.

Check www.x5world.net they have info on how to setup your satellite.
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Old 01-20-2004, 01:19 PM
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Trade your stereo for a new one (03-04). Then have them install it for you... I also have Sirius!

Good Luck!
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Old 01-22-2004, 06:28 PM
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Trade in stereo??

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Trade your stereo for a new one (03-04). Then have them install it for you... I also have Sirius!

Good Luck!
Any idea how much that would cost? Do I do it at the dealer?
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