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Old 03-18-2018, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Crowz View Post
Oh I plan on it. I ran into that when doing stuff on my e46 so Im very careful on marking the stuff when I remove any part on the column.
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Old 03-19-2018, 06:28 AM
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Originally Posted by X5only View Post
The bloody side view mirrors have always been fu*&@# expensive from bloody day one! And each and everyone I've found in the salvage yard has always been broken somehow, somewhere and somewhat and the motor already kaput - never found a perfect one.

I completely agree side mirrors are stupidly expensive and the auto dim ones I have ever come across in breakers yards are all broken. It's just one of those things, where I replaced with tinted and thought yeah, that is a better option.
BMW X5 E53 3.0 Diesel Sport | Sapphire Black Dakota Beige Leather interior | Year 2004

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All glowplugs and glowplug regulator
New discs and pads all round
All new front suspension links, bushes and rods
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Old 03-23-2018, 07:44 AM
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The driver door lock actuator and latch, over $300 and common failure when all of your doors lock except the driver door. Seen at 7:45 mark here where the door handle carrier cable snaps into

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