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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,558
Posted By semcoinc
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: Mike

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,558
Posted By semcoinc
Hi Jac, I'm not sure I understand how you...

Hi Jac,

I'm not sure I understand how you thought I changed the housing :dunno: :dunno:

I bought an Eonon head unit and changed the SoM (system on motherboard) to a WITSON with the octane-core...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,558
Posted By semcoinc
Because the early Eonon unit was only 1GB RAM....

Because the early Eonon unit was only 1GB RAM. The octacore core WITSON guts was 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM.

I have fitted another vehicle of mine with an XTRONS Android unit with the octacore system...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-21-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,558
Posted By semcoinc
My unit is an older Eonon unit with a retrofitted...

My unit is an older Eonon unit with a retrofitted WITSON SoM (system on motherboard) that took me from 1GB RAM to 4GB RAM.

Based on my 1GB RAM experience, I urge anyone looking at android head...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-20-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,558
Posted By semcoinc
1. Yes 2. Yes. Yes it plays DVDs 3. Yes,...

1. Yes
2. Yes. Yes it plays DVDs
3. Yes, although I have not explored these options very well on my unit.
4. Powers up in about 20 seconds
5. Yes, an internal microphone is provided with the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-28-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,558
Posted By semcoinc
Thanks OB :thumbup: I'll download it and get...

Thanks OB :thumbup:

I'll download it and get it installed soon.

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-21-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By semcoinc
+1 on Mobil1 as a candidate. Personally,...

+1 on Mobil1 as a candidate.

Personally, whenever I need a DEXRON or MERCON spec ATF Fluid I use AMSOIL Signature Multi ATF in my transmissions as well as for the PS Fluids where specified. Been...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-21-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By semcoinc
:rofl::rofl: The roll out load floor was an...

:rofl::rofl:

The roll out load floor was an option, and one I really love in this vehicle. :thumbup:

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By semcoinc
:iagree: I was thrilled as well that it was...

:iagree:

I was thrilled as well that it was a simple fix. :thumbup:

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By semcoinc
After completely removing the sliding load floor...

After completely removing the sliding load floor from the rear cargo area and turning it upside down, I was able to see what I thought was a set screw in the side of the body where the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-05-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By semcoinc
Thanks wpoll I initially thought some sort...

Thanks wpoll

I initially thought some sort of set screw as well, however, at first glance, I saw no threaded hole to hold such a set screw. Neither side looks to have a hole up top for a set...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-05-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By semcoinc
Thanks Andrew, Here is a shot of the...

Thanks Andrew,

Here is a shot of the bushings/bearings beginning to make their way out of their nest. I do have the front and rear rubber pieces which have 4 teets that are pressed into the front...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-05-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By semcoinc
Sliding Rear Cargo Load Floor Bushing Fail

Hi All,

One of the features that I really love about my E53 has always been the moveable rear cargo load floor. It has made loading items very convenient without a lot of reaching over the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-03-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,558
Posted By semcoinc
I've just installed it but can't find any...

I've just installed it but can't find any noticeable changes in the things I use.

Anybody???? :dunno:

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-03-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11,605
Views: 1,449,521
Posted By semcoinc
Great job amancuso. :thumbup: Did you source...

Great job amancuso. :thumbup:

Did you source a replacement motor or what?

I've had mine apart and tried to service the motor and gears but the motor was shot. I got a gear kit and got all the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,558
Posted By semcoinc
Thanks for the update OB, I'll install it today. ...

Thanks for the update OB, I'll install it today.

It really is a great app for our Android head units. :thumbup:

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,487
Posted By semcoinc
Glad to hear this was a BT/wireless transmission...

Glad to hear this was a BT/wireless transmission issue.

As was previously said, I avoid BT to my Android unit. I simply HotSpot to the Android (this is the major feature that I love about the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-14-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By semcoinc
Put me down as one who would like to have a...

Put me down as one who would like to have a digital file/copy of that E53 VHS video.

If someone gets me the digital, I can host it on my aviation server or Dropbox.

PM me if I can help.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By semcoinc
Who knew??? :dunno: Great summary OB +...

Who knew??? :dunno:

Great summary OB + Wayne.

:thumbup:

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By semcoinc
Dang! Guess I'll be doing another update in...

Dang!

Guess I'll be doing another update in a few minutes :rofl:

Wonder what new goodies they have in this one?????? :dunno:

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By semcoinc
I have always flushed and filled my BMW PS fluids...

I have always flushed and filled my BMW PS fluids (which specify ATF) with Amsoil Universal full synthetic ATF and have no complaints and things seem to continue to run fine.

It is nice to see...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11,605
Views: 1,449,521
Posted By semcoinc
Looks awesome TiAgX5 :thumbup: Great call to...

Looks awesome TiAgX5 :thumbup:

Great call to put it back into serviceable shape!

I'll be on the lookout for you as I'm in the Coppell, Lewisville, Flower Mound area as well.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11,605
Views: 1,449,521
Posted By semcoinc
Good job neighbor :thumbup: After leaving my...

Good job neighbor :thumbup:

After leaving my E53 sit for a month I just installed the iBus 2.1.3.1 update and love the new features and improvements it brings to my Eonon Android head unit.

Mike
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By semcoinc
I fitted my factory NAV, non-DSP, E53 with an...

I fitted my factory NAV, non-DSP, E53 with an early Eonon unit of 1GB RAM. This amount of RAM was pathetic in performance. My diagnostics showed that I was regularly using nearly 80% of RAM...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-25-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,719
Posted By semcoinc
I agree, 4 years on a battery sold by the...

I agree, 4 years on a battery sold by the manufacturer is pathetic given the premium they charge, in my humble opinion. :dunno:

Mike
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