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  1. new touchscreen: where to purchase and installation

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I want to replace the touchscreen of my 2008 535i with a new touchscreen compatible with Bluetooth. What brands are the best and what are the best places to buy from? Is it recommended to just buy from Bimmerfest? Where do I get it installed as well, Best Buy? Thanks!
  2. 2001 330ci window install. please help

    General BMW Questions
    I was tinting the side windows and for the life of me cant figure out where the part in the attached Pic goes on installation. The passenger door was already disassembled so I cant reference that. I cant find install pics anywhere without side airbags. Can someone please show me how to attach...
  3. 2012 X5 35d e70 - Oil Catch Can?

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hi guys, I tried searching around but unable to find any visual representation on the installation of the Oil catch can for my Diesel X5. Do people add one for these trucks? If so, where can I get a step by step on how to diy one? Thanks, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap1AH-9UNjU
  4. About coolant valve control E70.

    General BMW Questions
    I know this post shoukd be on the x5/6 board but it seemed rather silent lately. To my question: I am considering about installing an engine heater to my X5 40d 2011 which works by heating and rotating the coolant fluid of the car itself and heats up the engine in that way. I recently found out...
  5. How much should BMW charge to install a front splitter to my 340i?

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I have a 2017 340i (Manual) M performance: How much should a BMW dealer charge me to install the front splitter on the 340i? Online it suggests 200-300 on their BMW performance site but the dealer here in SC quoted me 700! Seems very steep for just the front splitter that costs only 600 itself...
  6. X5 Re-installing the power steering pump.

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hey guys, I was dealing with my oil thermostat leak, and dropped off the power steering pump to ease access to the thermostat. I fixed the thermostat leak but I can't put the power steering pump back. I didn't loosen any hoses; just released the bolts and pulled it out, and positioned it away...
  7. Aftermarket Blind Spot System

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hey all, my wife is driving our 4-Gt and loves it :thumbup:, but it doesn't have blind spot detection. She really wants this after we took a road trip in a loaner which had it. I also saw how it worked and loved it. I have been doing lots of research and there are several aftermarket kits...
  8. Recommended place to install Dash Cam (OR/WA/?

    General BMW Questions
    Howdy, While recommendations for a specific dash cam to go in my 2010 528i would be great, I am much more interested in finding a place others here have had good experiences with doing the actual job. I'm not a huge fan of letting "Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! (make your own echo effects) At the...
  9. 20111 328i Rear view camera installation

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    This is my first post in this forum. Can someone recommend a shop to install the rear view camera in my car in NJ, USA? Thanks
  10. 2017 BMW X5M - New Remote Start Option Info

    F85 X5 M and F86 X6 M (2016 - Current)
    Hi all, I just received a snail mail flyer from my local BMW dealership referencing that there is a new OEM BMW Remote Start option available for the 2017 BMW X5M. Does anyone have any experience with this remote start option, the installation, and cost associated with it? The mailer came with...
  11. Rear trunk model label installation

    X4 F26 (2015 - Current)
    nvm :) i fixed it (please delete this post)
  12. Mechanic Needed!!!

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Looking for someone/shop that will install my catless downpipes for my 2011 335i within the Ventura Area/ Thousand Oaks/ Simi/ Oxnard/ etc. I don't have the time or lift to do this install many thanks guys...pay can be discussed after I find someone :O
  13. 2015 F30 320i H&R Super Sport Spring Installation How-To Step by Step DIY

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I am uploading the photos and will be completing my write up in the next day or two. I just wanted to start the thread because contrary to what some older threads have said, F30 spring installations are NOT the same as E46 or E90. :thumbup: DISCLAIMER: I take zero responsibility in any damage...
  14. Navigation Update

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I have an X3 and I recently purchased two navigation DVDs. One is for the East US and the other is for the West US. I tried following the instructions that I was given with the DVD, but it didn't help very much. I also used this forum: LOADING SOFTWARE (ALL EXCEPT THE E65 AND E66) For MK I, MK...
  15. Help with Tow Hook Cover Installation

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have a 2009 328i sport sedan. Recently my rear tow hook cover was stolen and I have ordered a new one from the dealership and have gotten it painted. I just can't figure out how to install it. It fits perfectly but I just cant figure out how to put it back on. How do I properly install it...
  16. Battery for BMW 328 xi

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    HI All, I have a 2007 BMW 328 xi. Ever Since winter started(Chicago), i am having to Jump start my car every morning. I went to a mechanic for oil change and he checked my battery and told me I needed a battery replacement. He told me he has a 800 cca AGM battery for $288 and charges #50 for...
  17. Recommendation for a Tow Hitch Installer in New England (2011 X5)...

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Title says it all: I need some advice on how to get a tow hitch installed on my 2011 X5. I know many members are DIY-type, and I've seen the install video many times that I've learned it by heart, but still do not have the skills/guts to do it... Any advice would be greatly appreciated! :thumbup:
  18. my 2004 X3 2.5i needs a new cabin air blower

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    So my car needs a new cabin air blower installed. It's a 2004 X3 2.5i. The blower stopped working. I've checked all the fuses and even replaced my FSU but still no air. The motor was making noise and chirping and running rough / variably before it failed so I wasn't surprised but now it needs to...
  19. e39 Radiator installation gone wrong?

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I recently replaced the radiator in my 1998 e39 as it had a crack in it and was over heating. I got help installing the new one and put all the plugs, screws and clips (2 of each to fit the shroud fan in place), fan shroud and over flow bottle back in their places. I found that my radiator was...
  20. Roof Rail Installation Part information

    X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    I have 2013 X3 without roof rails installed. Has anyone ever installed? roof rails? Im going to buy online and self install. Can I attach a 2007 roof rail to my 2013 if I buy a used online? Upon looking on the internet for the parts I have found some used roof rails from older x3 models. Are...
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