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2006 X5 Steering Wheel Upgrade, Tow hitch addition, side mirror issues

Discussion in 'E53 X5 (2000-2006)' started by rollingthedice, Nov 13, 2022.

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    rollingthedice

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    Steering Wheel:
    I have a 2006 X5 with the cold weather and premium packages but not the sports package.

    I don't like the steering wheel and want to upgrade to the M-sport version. Ideally, I would like the E83 M-sport steering wheel (p/n 32303448451). Has anyone else done this upgrade? Any pitfalls?

    Tow Hitch:
    I would like to add a tow hitch, mostly for my bike rack, but also so I can tow a light trailer. Any recommendations for what to buy?

    Side Mirror:
    My side mirror doesn't go up and down correctly when the car is in reverse. I have seen some tech articles on this, but wondering if anyone has had any luck fixing the issue.
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    MGarrison

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    No experience to relate but, hitch, googled up Curt, Hidden Hitch, Stealth, Reese, BMW OEM, so there are options.
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