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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By rav31
Yes, if you go with the specified wheel offsets...

Yes, if you go with the specified wheel offsets (ET) as shown in your owners manual. See the post with pic of owners manual above.

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 12:32 PM
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Posted By rav31
@daf290....I too am interested in the addition of...

@daf290....I too am interested in the addition of "oil catch can" on our F15's. I have read & watched video's on many N54 & N55 (3L 6's) owners adding these but not much on the N63 V-8's. However,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By rav31
Here's a pic showing it better. As you can see,...

Here's a pic showing it better. As you can see, there's a straight shot to radiatorhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191020/21772fd46d2e62b9452442a1874df57b.jpg

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By rav31
True crazy4......BUT is this normal or am i...

True crazy4......BUT is this normal or am i missing a part there?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By rav31
LOL!:rofl: Not worried about those in the newtis...

LOL!:rofl: Not worried about those in the newtis pic. I'm more worried about the one that puts a hole into it & then needs replacing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By rav31
Is there a plastic part missing in my grill area

While I was replacing the radiator in my '01 E39 540i, as I was looking from the front of the car through the lower grill area, it looked like there was a plastic part missing. Look at the attached...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-17-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By rav31
LOL....never heard it called 'Monkey house', but...

LOL....never heard it called 'Monkey house', but sure it isn't a good smell, like mine. Have you done anything to try to keep them out? I heard that I should keep the HACV on 'recirculate' to keep...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-17-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By rav31
:thumbup: Can I assume you had to dig all the...

:thumbup: Can I assume you had to dig all the way into the blower motor to evict it? What a chore. I have read where placing spearmint incent in the car will keep rodents out, so I have made some up...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-16-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By rav31
Only E34 owner can appreciate this post.

Well, I finally found the dead mouse that died in the heater blower! This guy had gotten in the car & built a nest under the front center console, under the ashtray area. The long story is, last...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By rav31
I think he is asking if there's an OEM mfg. for...

I think he is asking if there's an OEM mfg. for the filter at a lower price. Unfortunately, ZF is the OE company that makes the filter for BMW. Their price is about $100 from them rather than the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By rav31
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Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 10-14-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By rav31
BMW NA recall for backup camera

Just saw this in my email box & thought I'd share if you were not aware of it.

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=19V684

it reads the follow:
September 27, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number:...
Forum: Interior 10-11-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By rav31
WTB: E46 Gray rear ashtray

Looking for a good used rear ashtray (grey) that's on rear of center console with roller cover for E46 ('05 convertible). Actually, just need the roller cover.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-09-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By rav31
You will be OK as long as you stay with the...

You will be OK as long as you stay with the standard sizes called out in your owners manual. Page 216. 18" to 21". Happy hunting. Our '15 F15 came with the 18" & we are now running the offset 20"
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By rav31
Just an FYI, this happened to our X3 last summer....

Just an FYI, this happened to our X3 last summer. A common issue with these starters. My mechanic is able to replace started in 2 hrs, no manifold removal. He has small hands & can get to it from...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-08-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By rav31
Anyone see or hear of rod bearing wear on N55?

Just saw this post on FB about premature wear on N55 engines. I never heard of this other than with the S engines. Any input?
https://www.facebook.com/214409408587343/posts/3004986499529606/
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-02-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By rav31
@ Edgy26....If you're just swapping tires & using...

@ Edgy26....If you're just swapping tires & using current wheels & TMPS, just inflate to correct pressure & run the "RESET" in iDrive. No big deal, at least for me. And as posted above, if installing...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-02-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By rav31
Do you know what brand pads were used? Typically,...

Do you know what brand pads were used? Typically, you get brake squeal/screeching when the proper shims are not used or no anti squeal not applied to back surface of the pads. Some pad brands are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-30-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By rav31
@Tama.....I understand your feeling on this, as...

@Tama.....I understand your feeling on this, as the V8 is fast! 4.7 sec 0-60!

However, please research the V-8 & it's oil consumption issue before pulling the trigger on one. Just my opinion...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-30-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By rav31
@Tama......I can not answer that question, as I...

@Tama......I can not answer that question, as I do not know much about the 40e version. With that said, I check on the price to replace the (6) 61278686085/4 batteries that the 40e comes with to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-30-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By rav31
Thought I'd post an UPDATE to this thread I...

Thought I'd post an UPDATE to this thread
I just installed the above pictured TMPS sensors to (2) new front tires & wheels & put them on the F15 last week. I then did the reset procedure via iDrive...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-30-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By rav31
Interesting finding, which you already know. I...

Interesting finding, which you already know. I did a KBB comparison between a '16 X5 40e & 35i, using 50k miles & standard options, both xDrive & silver color in VG condition. Trade-in value for both...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-29-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By rav31
Ok, thanks for info. So I will assume there's no...

Ok, thanks for info. So I will assume there's no way to reprogram a used remote. Good to know. Let me know if you hear of a way to do it.

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-28-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By rav31
@ quicksilver...sorry I have you confused. Didn't...

@ quicksilver...sorry I have you confused. Didn't mean to. As with you, I don't have a clue about trying to reprogram a new style FOB/remote for our '15 F15 X5. Not sure with all my 'older bimmers'...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-27-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By rav31
Used FOB programing

I saw a couple F15 X5 key FOBS for sale on the internet. Can anyone tell me if it can be re-programed to my F15? Is this a dealer requirement or any other options? What kind of cost would be...
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