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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,354
Posted By c-bass
It's been a while since I posted some updates. ...

It's been a while since I posted some updates.

Sometime in the middle of summer I decided to start looking for some used winter tires. I would love to buy some new rubber but money is extremely...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By c-bass
You must have not been trying :D I just...

You must have not been trying :D

I just scored a set of winters for the wife's car and they juuuuuuuuuust fit

https://i.imgur.com/pJCYNxE.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Az7yYYR.jpg
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-26-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By c-bass
The cheap Android head units are slow when it...

The cheap Android head units are slow when it comes to navigation and intensive apps, but for streaming bluetooth you'll be fine.

Having said that I would rather use an AUX cord than a cheap...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-18-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By c-bass
I've done this job 3-4 times and I have only...

I've done this job 3-4 times and I have only managed to not break the thermostat once.

Also for anyone wondering I drove without the transmission thermostat in the dead of Canadian winter for a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By c-bass
My eyes skipped all your other words and...

My eyes skipped all your other words and IMMEDIATELY fixated on the M1.

Then I actually read the rest

For a few seconds there you were an M1 car owner :D
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,367
Posted By c-bass
Some metal recyclers around here are asking for...

Some metal recyclers around here are asking for documentation like ownership of the vehicle or at the very least ID.

I know a couple guys in the used Catalytic game around here. They buy in bulk...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-08-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,409
Posted By c-bass
I believe @t3ddftw is who you're looking for

I believe @t3ddftw is who you're looking for
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By c-bass
What is this custom press tool you speak of??

What is this custom press tool you speak of??
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-20-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By c-bass
I have a set of DWS06+ and I'm quite happy with...

I have a set of DWS06+ and I'm quite happy with them.

Even better is I can find them local on sale %25 off at least once a year at Canadian Tire.

I wouldn't hesitate to buy them again
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By c-bass
I'm having the same issue intermittently So...

I'm having the same issue intermittently

So far it's not that big of a problem but I'm sure we'll get there
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By c-bass
this seems legit...:rolleyes:

this seems legit...:rolleyes:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By c-bass
Do you have to mess with the steering rack to...

Do you have to mess with the steering rack to change the pan gasket?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-07-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By c-bass
I'm assuming there's a threaded end on the door...

I'm assuming there's a threaded end on the door side they would screw into as opposed to a self tapping screw?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-05-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By c-bass
How do you remove the plastic window trim on the rear door

Since I was in the market for a brand new used alternator I visited the pic n pull yard and came across a couple goodies, one being the rear window sun shade.

https://i.imgur.com/KkAWbLj.jpg
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-05-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By c-bass
Definitely the alternator. I've previously...

Definitely the alternator.

I've previously experienced the xmas lights going on one by one when my tensioner pulley came apart and shredded the drive belt on the e46 wagon a couple years ago.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By c-bass
Wednesday night on the way back home the battery...

Wednesday night on the way back home the battery light started blinking and not long after I was sitting by the side of a corn field waiting on the tow truck.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By c-bass
Ceramic coat the rims and it will keep them...

Ceramic coat the rims and it will keep them cleaner longer, make them easier to clean and should provide some protection from the winter conditions.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-26-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By c-bass
If you're looking for a rust free example then...

If you're looking for a rust free example then don't bother looking anywhere there's snow (or at least where the roads are salted).

They're all going to have some kind of rust and it's hard to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-26-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By c-bass
Are the new ones aftermarket? I've ordered a...

Are the new ones aftermarket?

I've ordered a couple different sets from Amazon and the fitment and quality is terrible
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-14-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By c-bass
Purplecty the wheel looks great!! How long...

Purplecty the wheel looks great!!

How long did that take you?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-12-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By c-bass
two words: Child Locks :thumbup: Coding...

two words: Child Locks :thumbup:

Coding session complete
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By c-bass
If you're not already familiar with him check out...

If you're not already familiar with him check out Ratarossa on Youtube.

There's been quite a few youtubers I've watched working on the older exotics and most of the maintenance seems relatively...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By c-bass
I would try to keep it as straight as possible...

I would try to keep it as straight as possible but either way the oil flowing through there is a trickle and should find it's way down as long as you're not doing loopty loops.

I also found out...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-08-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By c-bass
the window is attached at the regulator with a...

the window is attached at the regulator with a couple bolts so if you detach that portion it slides right up.

Push comes to shove just break the plastic clips
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-30-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By c-bass
The boot on the caliper that I removed it from...

The boot on the caliper that I removed it from was in good condition and seated properly.

I think what happens is the heating and cooling from the normal operation of your brake system creates...
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