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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,106
Posted By crystalworks
^Good plan. Much easier than the hell I'm...

^Good plan. Much easier than the hell I'm putting myself through. :thumbup: :D
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By crystalworks
PSA >>> Foxwell NT530 - Update

Just a PSA for NT530 owners. I bought mine back in May 2021 and was a version behind on "HOME" and quite a few versions behind on the BMW software. Didn't look up the version changes, but thought...
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By crystalworks
PSA >>> Foxwell NT530 - Update

Just a PSA for NT530 owners. I bought mine back in May 2021 and was a version behind on "HOME" and quite a few versions behind on the BMW software. Didn't look up the version changes, but thought...
Forum: Politics Forum Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
That's not what I said. I said very low risk of...

That's not what I said. I said very low risk of serious symptoms.



We are not eliminating covid. Even at 100% vaccination rates (which does not grant 100% immunity remember) in the US you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-26-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By crystalworks
Not for that price. No. A good android unit is...

Not for that price. No. A good android unit is going to cost you at least $300-350.
Forum: Politics Forum 10-26-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
Breakout cases are a small risk to vaccinated...

Breakout cases are a small risk to vaccinated public. Do they happen? Yep, though at a fairly small percentage. Those numbers will rise as the efficacy of the original round of vaccines wanes. ...
Forum: Politics Forum 10-26-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
I don't think it's selfish at all to be concerned...

I don't think it's selfish at all to be concerned with the unknown. Just because you and I are satisfied with the data released regarding vaccine safety does not mean all will be. We can disagree...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-25-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By crystalworks
^ Seconded. Used to use an NT 520 Pro. Worked...

^ Seconded. Used to use an NT 520 Pro. Worked great. Had to upgrade for F15 also.

Foxwell 510/520/530 should be good on the E70.
Forum: Politics Forum 10-25-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
No worries. I forget how the politics forum can...

No worries. I forget how the politics forum can get under my skin at times. Why I take breaks from it, hah, maybe I'm due for another.

I agree, those relying on MSM for their news are either...
Forum: Politics Forum 10-22-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
A vaccinated individual with an asymptomatic...

A vaccinated individual with an asymptomatic infection, would be a host. Just clarifying. I think that's what he meant.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-22-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,859
Posted By crystalworks
I said what I meant to say. Both of the above. ...

I said what I meant to say. Both of the above.

ZF fluids can "ruin" a trans, meaning cause it to failsafe or have less than optimal shifting behavior if the clutches/solenoids/etc can't...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-22-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By crystalworks
:thumbup: :rofl::rofl::rofl:

:thumbup: :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Politics Forum 10-22-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
Looking at VAERS, deaths from all vaccine...

Looking at VAERS, deaths from all vaccine manufacturers are 8974. 190M Americans are now fully vaccinated. That's 0.005%, acceptable odds for me and my family. Others may come to a different...
Forum: Politics Forum 10-22-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
I hear you. As in a previous post, I understand...

I hear you. As in a previous post, I understand the hesitancy based on long term concerns.

But the vaccines have been in bodies now for 10 months. People have not been dying en masse, or having...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-22-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,859
Posted By crystalworks
Not at all. After dealing with my own trans...

Not at all. After dealing with my own trans issues, I am not surprised in the slightest. ZF fluid should only continue to be used on a meticulously maintained transmission. Fluid every 60-80k...
Forum: Politics Forum 10-22-2021, 12:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
Certainly, vaccines to attend school, obviously...

Certainly, vaccines to attend school, obviously should be a thing. Never said I was against that. Quite the opposite, I think we should remove exemptions from school vaccination requirements. ...
Forum: Politics Forum 10-21-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
Depends where you live bcredliner. Here in San...

Depends where you live bcredliner. Here in San Antonio, at least 40-50% of the population wears a mask indoors, excepting in restaurants... because what's the point. A buddy from Houston was...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-21-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By crystalworks
Absolutely. The N52 is a decent motor for its...

Absolutely. The N52 is a decent motor for its size. Makes 30hp more than the M54 in the same size package and is fairly reliable. But it is more suited (and feels very spritely) to a 3 series or...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-21-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By crystalworks
No problem. Glad you sorted it out. Tracing...

No problem. Glad you sorted it out. Tracing electrical problems can be a bear. I don't know how that damage would occurred other than maybe a bad splice from the factory that came loose when the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-20-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By crystalworks
I need to start using fuelly but migration from...

I need to start using fuelly but migration from fuelio would likely take forever. Have to see if there is an export function...

24mpg is an outlier (we don't manage that with our 2015 diesel...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-20-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By crystalworks
:dunno: Can only report what I've observed. ...

:dunno: Can only report what I've observed.

He's working with the 6spd auto vs. the 8spd. and is rated 15/21mpg. Likely rated with the base skinny wheels/tires as well rather than the 20's. ...
Forum: Politics Forum 10-20-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,117
Posted By crystalworks
As with flu, I'm guessing they suggest OTC...

As with flu, I'm guessing they suggest OTC medications/vitamins to try to control symptoms. Just guessing though. :dunno: I've never been prescribed anything for a flu that I can remember.

Now,...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-20-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 388
Posted By crystalworks
Sorry, don't have the N52 in an E70, but do have...

Sorry, don't have the N52 in an E70, but do have it in an E61 wagon equipped wit it which is probably not all that dissimilar in weight. The N52 does not get great mileage. We get 17-18mpg combined...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-20-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,292
Posted By crystalworks
I would have thought the Rein would hold up. Is...

I would have thought the Rein would hold up. Is there any lateral play in the ball joint itself? Or it just feels loose? Wouldn't think that would cause excessive negative camber alone.

Could...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-19-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By crystalworks
Savages. Your best bet will be a junkyard...

Savages.

Your best bet will be a junkyard for sure. Found 5 E53's at my local yard and a couple of them were nav equipped.
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