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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-21-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-21-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By X5only
Oh boy, thanks for this tip! I kept my old...

Oh boy, thanks for this tip! I kept my old sonicare to help in parts cleaning. Now another great use for it:D.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,117
Posted By X5only
Same year and color as mine. The body appears to...

Same year and color as mine. The body appears to be in good condition. Mine needed vss at around 120k miles. Let it idle for like 20 minutes and rev her hard, if no smoke it should be ok. $6k max.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-16-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,925
Posted By X5only
Ok, got it working:D. On the iphone I had to...

Ok, got it working:D. On the iphone I had to enable "Maximize Compatibility" in Settings->Cellular->Personal Hotspot.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-16-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,925
Posted By X5only
Thanks. I'd have to try again. It's an...

Thanks. I'd have to try again. It's an iphone12pro max with both dual sims occupied. Bluetooth works fine but WiFi hot-spotting does not with the avin4. The primary line is the USA provider (esim)....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-16-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,925
Posted By X5only
Got a 5g phone and now my avin can't connect to...

Got a 5g phone and now my avin can't connect to it :rolleyes:.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 744
Posted By X5only
If that's the route you want to go, then at least...

If that's the route you want to go, then at least cushion it, otherwise it'll rattle like hell.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-11-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By X5only
Add this to your tools collection: Damaged...

Add this to your tools collection:
Damaged Screw Extractor Set, Werkzeug 20 PCS Stripped Screw Extractor Kit for Broken Bolt Extractor All-Purpose HSS Bolt Extractor Screw Remover Set with Magnetic...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-10-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By X5only
The point will be driven home when he notices...

The point will be driven home when he notices he's starting to get flashed at night. It's actually a hazard and an observant traffic enforcer would have a reason to flag down the vehicle.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-09-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By X5only
Reminds me of the crazy issues I had that sound...

Reminds me of the crazy issues I had that sound almost like yours. But in my case , among other unrelated errors with nothing to do with the alternator, I would get a consistent error "DME- 2E95...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-07-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By X5only
ECS also have 3.5" size. Never seen a pic of an...

ECS also have 3.5" size. Never seen a pic of an E53 with these carbon fibres but they look very cool, at least on my X6 and I think would look fantastic on our E53....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-07-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By X5only
These are 3.5 inches. They should fit in our...

These are 3.5 inches. They should fit in our exhaust tip openings, no?

Carbon Fiber Exhaust Tip,Air Inlet 63mm/2.5 inches,Air Outlet 89mm/3.5 inches, Length 160mm/6.3 inches of Mirror Polished...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-07-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By X5only
ECS UNIVERSAL Swivel Exhaust Tips - 4.0"

Does anyone have these fitted on an E53? ECS website mentions it fits E53. I thought max diameter on E53 tips should be 3.5" for them to fit in the exhaust openings but these are 4.0".
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 744
Posted By X5only
If you're sure the only issue is exactly the...

If you're sure the only issue is exactly the contents of the rebuild kit, it should just work.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 744
Posted By X5only
Search and you will find ...

Search and you will find ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-04-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 744
Posted By X5only
:rofl: That's how I replaced the entire cassette...

:rofl: That's how I replaced the entire cassette on my E39. It was a very comical look but fortunately no one was around to laugh away :D. It'd spent quite a bit on parts trying to fix the sunroof....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-04-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By X5only
The engine may be running too rich. I got someone...

The engine may be running too rich. I got someone else to sniff and the conclusion is my nose is not very efficient:rofl: I was told it's not really burnt oil smell but more like slight gas smell in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-04-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By X5only
Great analysis, PropellerHead! Yeah, evidently...

Great analysis, PropellerHead! Yeah, evidently coming from a startup app. I spent a fair amount of time last evening looking around in the Ibus app for a possible root cause and came up naught....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-03-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By X5only
Mine emits the stink from the exhaust only. Post...

Mine emits the stink from the exhaust only. Post exhaust is all good including the engine bay. It stinks anytime the engine is running and only from the exhaust end. I also don't have oil consumption...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-03-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By X5only
Strong burnt oil smell from exhaust but no smoke

My X5 emits a strong burnt oil smell from exhaust but no smoke from the exhaust. I replaced the valve stem seals awhile ago (N62 engine) and the vehicle stopped smoking, but the burnt oil smell from...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-02-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By X5only
May be it's xtrons thing? I have avin4.

May be it's xtrons thing? I have avin4.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By X5only
Wow, wow ... definitely a cool sound for an...

Wow, wow ... definitely a cool sound for an E53/E39. How did this happen? I should check for an Ibus update as clearly that can be the only source. Hopefully it replaces the dated ding sound. My 2007...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-30-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13,651
Views: 1,906,604
Posted By X5only
Replaced leaking coolant reservoir, two coolant...

Replaced leaking coolant reservoir, two coolant pipes, transmission coolant thermostat and oil pressure sensor. It's the second time replacing the reservoir and sensor - always leaking after 3 or so...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-23-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By X5only
They do have softer side walls and it's a common...

They do have softer side walls and it's a common complaint of conti DWS. I tried different pressure points, unless Upallnight is suggesting an unorthodox value, like 50, 60 psi:yikes:.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-22-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By X5only
I'm still under 500 miles on them but so far so...

I'm still under 500 miles on them but so far so good - solid through out. My only worry is the rim protector which doesn't look as beefy as the contis, so I'm a little more cautious than usual when...
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