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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-31-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,806
Posted By BAX5
Wanted to post my recent battle with this for...

Wanted to post my recent battle with this for others reference.
I just replaced coolant overflow tank. During repair I disconnect intake plastics and intake air filter box.

Long story short, I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,085
Posted By BAX5
While not today, but my seasonal update. Bought...

While not today, but my seasonal update. Bought new Snow tires for my 17" set-up and replaced the overflow tank ! (along with cap and ATF thermostat). Air filter.
She went past 200K this summer !
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By BAX5
I just did my tank in my '06. I had the sensor...

I just did my tank in my '06. I had the sensor which just twists in on the bottom.
It was routed over from a cable bundle below the left headlight..sort of by the sub-frame member that runs by the...
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 03-28-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,262
Posted By BAX5
Agreed, better than the pics! Also I think the...

Agreed, better than the pics! Also I think the F15 feels more solid the E70, more like the E53. I just has a nice build quality about it. I drove a diesel also. Pretty sweet.
Forum: X ///M Forum 03-17-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,404
Posted By BAX5
I've been told by my dealer that all the new...

I've been told by my dealer that all the new BMW's have cheap plastics at the engine/hood interse ction. They melt, fall apart, smell like shit.
Forum: X ///M Forum 03-17-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,281
Posted By BAX5
UPDATE Blowing Smoke

OK, after about 12 months and 10000 miles, she's dead in the driveway. She's at 80K.

Had a few funky starts, where if runs rough, goes into safety mode.
Restart, and all was fine.

Sunday...
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-04-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,119
Posted By BAX5
That big grill opening could be interesting....

That big grill opening could be interesting. Maybe a BMW version of the big Audi opening..?
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-04-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,130
Posted By BAX5
Not my favorite.

Not my favorite.
Forum: X ///M Forum 12-08-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,529
Posted By BAX5
Cars.com, pretty representative in my opinion. ...

Cars.com, pretty representative in my opinion.

I think Kelly Blue book is a bit optimistic, used car prices are a bit soft right now.

Im looking to ditch my 2010 M with 77k.Will advise if i...
Forum: X ///M Forum 10-27-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,419
Posted By BAX5
How are the Dunlops SP's??

How are the Dunlops SP's??
Forum: X ///M Forum 10-27-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By BAX5
A little shocking that brake parts can be this...

A little shocking that brake parts can be this spendy, but I guess when the car cost somebody the better part of $100K..

Rear pads were maybe $200, but pads AND rotors (+1 sensor) for the front...
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 10-27-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,830
Posted By BAX5
:iagree: This pic makes it look pretty good. I...

:iagree: This pic makes it look pretty good. I think my dealer has one also, will be there tomorrow and see if thats the case.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-27-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 29,916
Posted By BAX5
My $.02 `06 3.0 is BEST vehicle I have ever...

My $.02
`06 3.0 is BEST vehicle I have ever owned.

After i get the X5M back from the dealer next week, i render an opinion on that one....
Forum: X ///M Forum 09-02-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By BAX5
+3 mph, all the bimmers' I've owned.

+3 mph, all the bimmers' I've owned.
Forum: X ///M Forum 09-02-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By BAX5
Bought mine as high mileage unit. I'm at 75k now....

Bought mine as high mileage unit. I'm at 75k now. Fronts were replaced, at 35k, just pads from what I can tell.

I just did bakes all around. Pads and a resurface for the rear, pads and rotors up...
Forum: X ///M Forum 04-17-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,904
Posted By BAX5
What no trailer hitch?? Seriously, that's the...

What no trailer hitch?? Seriously, that's the business!
Forum: X ///M Forum 03-17-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,205
Posted By BAX5
Welcome to the club! I'm new to the //M club. I...

Welcome to the club! I'm new to the //M club. I know this is going to be a very popular place as we 2nd owners get into these complicated, fantastically technical vehicles.

My ride has had all...
Forum: X ///M Forum 03-17-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,812
Posted By BAX5
Nice work! I just got a silver 2010 a few weeks...

Nice work! I just got a silver 2010 a few weeks ago. Love it so far.
My feeling this forum is going to get REAL popular with fix-it wisdom we 2nd owners get on with these.
Forum: X ///M Forum 02-28-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,608
Posted By BAX5
I'm going in for rears tomorrow, I'll ask about...

I'm going in for rears tomorrow, I'll ask about 'recall' brake pads. But at 67k mi. They'll tell me to blow.

Addendum 8/12. I just did front brakes, that's where my back up squeal was...
Forum: X ///M Forum 02-28-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,281
Posted By BAX5
Engine Noise

Guys, just bought a 2010 with high miles. Im noticing some odd engine noise when I drive it MELLOW. (Maybe thats the problem hehe).

Just when you go off idle you here low level ticky/belt type...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-25-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 135,847
Posted By BAX5
'06 3.0 135K+ I drive 20K a year, mostly...

'06 3.0 135K+
I drive 20K a year, mostly highway for work. It has been virtually FLAWLESS! Just the HID leveling electrics have been replaced, otherwise, just lots of regular service.

About...
Forum: Other BMWs 11-11-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,353
Posted By BAX5
Wow!

Wow!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-14-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 135,847
Posted By BAX5
2006 3.0 bought 2008 with 25k' haven't done...

2006 3.0 bought 2008 with 25k' haven't done anything major and am at 129k. Knock on wood. I'm impressed with this vehicle!

Just basic maintenance, will spare the details.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-14-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,689
Posted By BAX5
Yes' trim. The wood falls apart on every dark BMW...

Yes' trim. The wood falls apart on every dark BMW I've owned. Some nice carbon would be nice here.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-04-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By BAX5
Because I've read here about various tranny...

Because I've read here about various tranny niggles, I replaced filter and fluid this summer. Now at 128k all is well. I like my 2006 SO well i'd spend a few grand on her to drive another 50-100k...
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