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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Today, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By QSilver7
I don't have any issues with the brand name...

I don't have any issues with the brand name charger/tender/maintainer you pictured. I only mentioned to not go "cheap"...in which I was referring to buying an underated device (less than 4...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 02-23-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By QSilver7
Help us help you better by giving some...

Help us help you better by giving some details/info about the 21" wheels you upgraded to.

Did you stay within the +1 upsizing principle? If the overall circumference of the wheel/tire combo is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-23-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By QSilver7
You're asking your question on the wrong...

You're asking your question on the wrong forum....a 1997 528i is an e39...you're asking about headlight info on the f10/f11 5 series forum which is TWO generations removed from the e39. :)
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-22-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By QSilver7
Unfortunately the video in post #2 does NOT apply...

Unfortunately the video in post #2 does NOT apply to this situation. That video is for older BMWs that had keys with a blade that engaged an ignition cylinder as well as EWS II or EWS III...along...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - 2018) 02-21-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By QSilver7
Ahh...thanks for the clarification...sorry to...

Ahh...thanks for the clarification...sorry to hear this.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - 2018) 02-20-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By QSilver7
You wrote that the light assembly flew off the...

You wrote that the light assembly flew off the car...do we assume that it was damaged and not reusable? If the light is still usable...you can get replacement nuts...they are #2 in the diagram and...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - 2018) 02-20-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By QSilver7
Have you tried the TIS website yet? If...

Have you tried the TIS website yet? If not...click the following link, enter the last 7 digits of your VIN...then type an appropriate keyword or phrase in the SEARCH box (something like "remove...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-20-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By QSilver7
Thanks for verifying which engine the 2011 550...

Thanks for verifying which engine the 2011 550 has. :thumbup:



3 electrical coolant pumps for the N63 engine + 1 mechanical pump: OP, try to determine which pump is creating the fault code...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 02-19-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By QSilver7
Did you try one of the online part database sites...

Did you try one of the online part database sites like www.bimmercat.com ? If you go to the rear cargo area diagrams you can see if there's a shock (if no G05 owner chimes in).

EDIT: there are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-19-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By QSilver7
It's a generational cousins...with just a...

It's a generational cousins...with just a slightly larger engine...but pretty similar. Your experience will be pretty much the same as your f10...except it will be easier to get in and out since the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By QSilver7
Replace with any 40/H8 battery class size. It...

Replace with any 40/H8 battery class size. It fits perfectly in the battery box. Also...the larger 95R/H9 battery class size WILL NOT fit in an e53 X5 battery box...there are ridges on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-19-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By QSilver7
If you have TPM sensors...they are mounted to the...

If you have TPM sensors...they are mounted to the WHEEL...so if you change tires...the sensors are still intact unless the tire jockey broke it/them while changing the tire.

The sensors are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-19-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By QSilver7
There are multiple auxiliary water pumps...and on...

There are multiple auxiliary water pumps...and on the N63TU (which engine do you have...the N63 or the N63TU?) there are three (20w pump for the cabin interior heat...50w pump for the charge air...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-19-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By QSilver7
As others have suggested above...based on the...

As others have suggested above...based on the info in your quote...I would suggest not to "go cheap" and buy a battery tender that will work correctly for your application. You need a tender/charger...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 02-19-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By QSilver7
Have you tried searching for instructions on the...

Have you tried searching for instructions on the TIS website? If not...click the following link...type in the last digits of your VIN (or select appropriately)...then type a key word or phrase into...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-19-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By QSilver7
If a door actuator thinks it is open...it will...

If a door actuator thinks it is open...it will not turn on the interior lights. With that in mind along with knowing that there is a 16 minute "consumer cut-off feature"...perhaps if/when you have...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-17-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By QSilver7
Congrats...but what in tarnation is an "s40...

Congrats...but what in tarnation is an "s40 engine"? The current BMW engine codes are either preceded by an "N" or by an "S". The engine codes preceded by an "S" indicates an engine that would be...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-17-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By QSilver7
If the OP likes them...that's all that really...

If the OP likes them...that's all that really matters...plus the modified "Y" spoke design doesn't look that much different than some of the f15/f16 wheel designs. :eeps:

I do understand...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-15-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By QSilver7
The BMW mobility kits consists of an air...

The BMW mobility kits consists of an air compressor and tire sealant. The tire sealant is supposedly a different compound than "slime"...is BMW approved...and is replaceable. BMW has sold two...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-15-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By QSilver7
So far...with the info you've given...you're...

So far...with the info you've given...you're asking if wheels that have the same specs will fit your f15 X5, right? Then the answer would be yes (based on the info you gave us).

BUT...if these...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-15-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By QSilver7
If the map location is being saved...then that...

If the map location is being saved...then that means the map is what has priority in iDrive. Select the radio where it has the idrive screen's priority.

But do you listen to more than one radio...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - 2018) 02-13-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By QSilver7
The expanding rivets really aren't that difficult...

The expanding rivets really aren't that difficult to remove. I just removed four of them along the top of my bumper to replace a broken kidney grille.

I just took a thin screwdriver (or you could...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 02-11-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By QSilver7
Have you done any coding to the car? The...

Have you done any coding to the car? The convenience close feature will roll up the windows, sunroof, and close the shade if the LOCK button on the remote or comfort access ridges (does the G11/G12...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 02-11-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By QSilver7
Just an FYI...the numbers encircled in the...

Just an FYI...the numbers encircled in the diagram refers to hardware...thus #10 (encircled) is hardware which can also be seen in the hardware index drawn within the illustration.

The part...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-11-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By QSilver7
Do you know how much "poke" (outward) and "inset"...

Do you know how much "poke" (outward) and "inset" (inward toward suspension) these new offsets will be versus the original offset range BMW designed? If not, I would compare the front old vs new...
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