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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-10-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ojai5
https://i.imgur.com/7p6ghLb.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/7p6ghLb.jpg
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Ojai5
Getting a little more off-road looking ...

Getting a little more off-road looking

https://i.imgur.com/7p6ghLb.jpg
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Ojai5
few more

few more
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Ojai5
Some inspiration

Some inspiration
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Ojai5
Chevrolet's 5 x 5.75" works out to 5x120.7mm As...

Chevrolet's 5 x 5.75" works out to 5x120.7mm
As long as one has accurate hubcentric rings there will be no issues.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Ojai5
Before I bought the style 57 wheels I was looking...

Before I bought the style 57 wheels I was looking at Chevrolet steel wheels like the D spoke or soft 8. Basically the same bolt pattern and all one needs is a hubcentric adaptor.
The nice thing...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Ojai5
here is the link ...

here is the link
https://xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/108431-265-70-17s-i-finally-can-use-1st-gear.html
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Ojai5
I recently posted about installing 265/70 17 on...

I recently posted about installing 265/70 17 on my manual 3.0 X5. It has changed the driving quality for the better. The ride is fantastic, the tires fill out the wheel wells, no rubbing and can...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Ojai5
I have seen e39 wheels on a X5

I have seen e39 wheels on a X5
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-03-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ojai5
Awesome! Yes, I still can't believe I can...

Awesome! Yes, I still can't believe I can actually use 1st gear instead of always rolling through stop signs in 2nd.

I am going to continue to evolve mine into a street dakar rally X5


This...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-02-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ojai5
Haha, it kind of does. Euro Blazer.

Haha, it kind of does. Euro Blazer.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-02-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ojai5
Thank you. I believe I read that the speedo...

Thank you.
I believe I read that the speedo will be off 8-9%
I have contacted Fluid Motion to get one of their 2" lift kits. Also, I have two round LED 6" lights to be mounted to the frontend....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-29-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ojai5
265/70 17s on! And I finally can use 1st gear.

I found a set of style 57 wheels for $200 and painted them bronze. Next Bought some Goodyear Wrangler 265/70 tires. My car was running stock 18s with 255/55

I have to say I love the way the new...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-01-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By Ojai5
Did you ever figure out your issue? I have the...

Did you ever figure out your issue? I have the same problem. I only have the PEAK scan tool but I am getting a reading of pre-cat 02 sensor heater circuit cyl#1-3

I replaced the sensors and the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Ojai5
I just ordered a new steering lock housing. I...

I just ordered a new steering lock housing. I think it should take car of things.
I think the shaft broke inside the housing.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Ojai5
Here is what I did for anyone in the future that...

Here is what I did for anyone in the future that gets stuck.
Basically my car is being driven like it was stolen lol

I first removed the keyed tumbler and that looked to be in good working...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-30-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Ojai5
Please help with key tumbler

I took my son to basketball practice tonight and when I went to turn on the X5 the key turns, no cluster power and the steering is locked.
I have tried to google it, there is a lot of info regarding...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-28-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Ojai5
Well, DOh! I think it was a loose + battery...

Well, DOh! I think it was a loose + battery cable. The aux amp connector I had added made it so it wasn't able to be fully tightened. I was able to turn the cable end freely on the battery.
The...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Ojai5
Thanks, I will

Thanks, I will
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Ojai5
I had it jumped and drove it home, tested it when...

I had it jumped and drove it home, tested it when I got home and it was at 10.8

I just don't know why it started this morning and then didn't start after 20mins of sitting.

Alternator seems to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Ojai5
Starting problem, could use some advise

Good morning,
I have a issue with my x5 not starting. It will start, I will drive it somewhere and then it will not start 20 min later.
I drove it this morning breakfast and when I went out to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-27-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10,769
Views: 1,317,406
Posted By Ojai5
I had those on my e39 and I swear by the butt...

I had those on my e39 and I swear by the butt dyno they worked great.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-25-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By Ojai5
[QUOTE=semcoinc;1107873]Yes, the Eonon GA6166 is...

[QUOTE=semcoinc;1107873]Yes, the Eonon GA6166 is a little quirky but great upgrade and with a retrofit OEM sub connected to an aftermarket amp it's great sounding.

That's awesome. My install is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-22-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By Ojai5
Just curious, is there a opening (hole or...

Just curious,
is there a opening (hole or grill) in the panel for the factory subs to fire through? I tried looking for one before I cut mine up.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-22-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By Ojai5
Yes it is pretty funny how simple of a design it...

Yes it is pretty funny how simple of a design it is.

My car was definitely stripped down on options but fortunately it has a sport steering wheel and 18" wheels
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