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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Today, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By QSilver7
Go to one of the online part database sites and...

Go to one of the online part database sites and enter the last 7 digits of your VIN....then browse over to the WHEEL diagrams. Every wheel listed with a part number will fit your car....and also pay...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Today, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By QSilver7
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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-19-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By QSilver7
Not. sure what you mean by "throw a code"...but...

Not. sure what you mean by "throw a code"...but there will be a fault code stored by DSC...and the check control system will be flashing some type of brake warning at you.
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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-18-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto everyone above. Your speedometer is...

Ditto everyone above. Your speedometer is calibrated according to the European regulation: UN ECE Regulation 39.

You can google the above for all the fine print of the regulation.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By QSilver7
The clown nose (the DWA LED status light) below...

The clown nose (the DWA LED status light) below the interior rear view mirror "flashes" to indicate the status of the DWA system (anti-theft alarm siren system). When it flashes fast for approx 10...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-17-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By QSilver7
I would pose this question on one of the several...

I would pose this question on one of the several BMW coding forums.

Bimmercode has that "expert mode" that allows you to do some things similar to Esys set-up...but using that area comes with a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 146
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...run the last 7 digits of your VIN through...

Ditto...run the last 7 digits of your VIN through a VIN decoding site to see if the car came optioned with a sport pkg. BMW offered some stuff from the M-parts bin for cosmetics...but that's all. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By QSilver7
A past owner forgot it...or gave it away because...

A past owner forgot it...or gave it away because they no longer had need of it based on their new car.

If the two lights you have in the pic have BMW or some other icon on the button that the...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 10-16-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By QSilver7
Ah...I kind of get what you mean by your original...

Ah...I kind of get what you mean by your original statement. Personally, I don't consider that site one of the main online part database sites. They are a BMW dealership that gives some good...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - 2018) 10-16-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By QSilver7
Thanks...I hope it helped the OP. :) Based...

Thanks...I hope it helped the OP. :)

Based on the wiring diagram of E5 & E86 in the wiring diagram and what is visible in the pic of the wires the OP was holding...it looks like they are holding...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,330
Posted By QSilver7
LOL Yeah, Thic F30 should have cut out his...

LOL Yeah, Thic F30 should have cut out his iDrive controller re-install...the Bimmerlink stuff came after that. He just goes through the app and shows the interface and its capabilities (just like...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,330
Posted By QSilver7
Hmmm, interesting...you're right. If I try to...

Hmmm, interesting...you're right. If I try to find Bimmerlink using my Samsung Galaxy Note & the Google Play Store...I get no hits for Bimmerlink...but there is an app for Bimmercode.

But if I go...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,330
Posted By QSilver7
Edgy...I don't have Bimmerlink yet...but when you...

Edgy...I don't have Bimmerlink yet...but when you purchase the full app version of Bimmercode...when you're connected...a link appears at the bottom of the screen to purchase the app.

Here's a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-15-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 791
Posted By QSilver7
If your owners manual lists that size as...

If your owners manual lists that size as compatible...then it was designed to accept that size compact spare. As mentioned by Orca...unless you have some optional brakes or larger rotors/calipers...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 10-15-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By QSilver7
:thumbup: Yes, my perspective was from the point...

:thumbup: Yes, my perspective was from the point of using BMW oe wheels for the G11/G12...not aftermarket or other marques. That would require taking more wheel spec info into considerations. ...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 10-15-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By QSilver7
Robin, that hasn't been my experience when using...

Robin, that hasn't been my experience when using the online part data bases. They've been pretty spot on. I've found incorrect info to be a rare occurrence over the decades.

For instance, if you...
Forum: 8 Series G15 (2018 - Current) 10-15-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,702
Posted By QSilver7
You can also look up the currently available...

You can also look up the currently available wheels for hte G15 8 series using one of the online part database sites. Here's a direct link to the g15 M850ix wheel diagrams/part nbr index: ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By QSilver7
Just an FYI...BMW does use ET & IS to indicate...

Just an FYI...BMW does use ET & IS to indicate offset. If you look at the BMW part database...you'll see them use "ET_ _" (blank contains numerical value for offset in millimeters)...but sometimes...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-15-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 791
Posted By QSilver7
Another FYI to watch out for when looking to...

Another FYI to watch out for when looking to purchase used TIRES. There is a DOT date of manufacture on the tire that you should learn to look and ask for (if buying used). I wouldn't recommend...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-15-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 791
Posted By QSilver7
Perhaps my perception of "the same" is NOT...

Perhaps my perception of "the same" is NOT identical to yours. Yes, both are "compact spare wheel/tire combos"...but there are enough differences that would make me not use them as "like" in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 886
Posted By QSilver7
Another FYI...if purchasing one of the brands...

Another FYI...if purchasing one of the brands manufactured by EAST PENN (Duracell/Ray-O-Vac come to mind)...they will sometimes supply a brand new little black elbow as well as an extra plug to close...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By QSilver7
The Nav screen requires the high cluster to...

The Nav screen requires the high cluster to operate. If you have the low/base cluster...then the OBC features are incorporated into the instrument cluster display and actuated by using the turn...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 10-15-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By QSilver7
:thumbup: ...thanks for the follow up. It looks...

:thumbup: ...thanks for the follow up. It looks like another note I've gotta stuff into my mental Rolodex under "just in case/FYI". :tsk:
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 10-14-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By QSilver7
If you're skeptical...then perhaps you're not...

If you're skeptical...then perhaps you're not familiar with plus sizing & minus sizing. (you can also google this topic for a more detailed explanation) :)

Plus/minus sizing is how the same car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-14-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 791
Posted By QSilver7
See chart below for min/max tire width vs wheel...

See chart below for min/max tire width vs wheel width. Wider tires listed for the same size wheel means that it is a staggered tire set-up where the rear wheels are wider than the front. In this...
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