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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-22-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,655
Posted By ajacks8
You forgot the MOST annoying part! I haven’t...

You forgot the MOST annoying part! I haven’t been able to see the clock time since getting this error over a year ago!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-29-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,106
Posted By ajacks8
Had to give it a shot, CW! Can I ask if you have...

Had to give it a shot, CW! Can I ask if you have OR gave consideration to chopping up the original grills. IF the speaker cone resides directly beneath the factory grill cutout (and I don’t know...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-28-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,106
Posted By ajacks8
I smell group-buy??? Sent from my iPhone...

I smell group-buy???


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-28-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,106
Posted By ajacks8
Wow, CW. Those look great! I think I’ll have to...

Wow, CW. Those look great! I think I’ll have to tackle that for sure! Thanks for sharing pics!


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-28-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,106
Posted By ajacks8
Thanks, Jeff. The cavity is VERY shallow and...

Thanks, Jeff. The cavity is VERY shallow and some may cut into it possibly to gain depth. There was ZERO tolerance for depth on my Memphis PRX27’s and install was such a PITA! I’d love to know how...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-28-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,106
Posted By ajacks8
As a previous wrestler of the Memphis mids, I...

As a previous wrestler of the Memphis mids, I would be more concerned about the factory mounting cavity versus the mounting holes not lining up. Is your plan to run without the factory mesh grills...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By ajacks8
Makes sense…my hesitation is that in full-time...

Makes sense…my hesitation is that in full-time rig (with good panoroof)…I keep vented 90% of the time driving and parked. I love venting function and know I will miss double air-flow.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By ajacks8
*temp fix*…unfortunately, even though I have the...

*temp fix*…unfortunately, even though I have the robust repair kit from BMW…I think I will end up removing the two torx screws and lose action of backside glass.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By ajacks8
Assuming tristate to be Alaska, Hawaii, and Rhode...

Assuming tristate to be Alaska, Hawaii, and Rhode Island, I do not. However, one of my panoroofs is a stuck-up PITA…so I know what you are going through!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By ajacks8
2006 E53 6spd MT, 187,000 miles, keep or replace

They ARE great trucks! Between 92k-141k miles (7yrs) My 3.0i only needed major work from the transmission oil line popping off. Other than that, it was VERY economical!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By ajacks8
Another thought. If it’s me…if buying used…I’d...

Another thought. If it’s me…if buying used…I’d see what kind of support forums may or may not be available for vehicle choices. I, for one, appreciate that THIS community isn’t full of a-holes....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By ajacks8
I went from stock to Bilstein HD on the rear of...

I went from stock to Bilstein HD on the rear of my 3.0i and it was much firmer. Then, I needed them on my 4.8is when backordered for MONTHS, so I moved them over and rode new Bilstein tourings on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By ajacks8
And if you DO give up your e53, you are required...

And if you DO give up your e53, you are required to continue letting us know about good parts on Craigslist! I’m running two sets of 214’s, a set of 87’s and a set of 215’s…and am always interested...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By ajacks8
I think only key info missing is current miles on...

I think only key info missing is current miles on X5…
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-17-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By ajacks8
They even bothered to spell B M W correctly! ...

They even bothered to spell B M W correctly!


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-17-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By ajacks8
Sounds expertly managed, at least!

Sounds expertly managed, at least!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-17-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By ajacks8
Excellent choice to bump-stop your roll. ...

Excellent choice to bump-stop your roll. Unfortunately, I get nagged that it’s “too hard to move around in the garage when I pull up so far”. This has me trained to just clear the bumper NOT an...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-17-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By ajacks8
BETTER than a hatch swap OR repaint...

Finally...IT happened! I parked far enough back in the garage (to appease the wife!) that the garage door being closed by someone WITH THE HATCH OPEN caused a near-catastrophic bodypaint incident. ...
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 08-05-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By ajacks8
Beware of SCAMMERS

Because this only got 6 views on 3 days on the other sub-forum:

Beware of scammers
https://www.xoutpost.com/showthread.php?p=1207709

App would only let me copy/past link, sorry.

Be careful!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-16-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By ajacks8
Well, not all e70’s have bags. ALL 3rd row do...

Well, not all e70’s have bags. ALL 3rd row do and both bags popped during the 30-days it took to get deal done with dealership. So, I started with that ordeal and FRM went bad so they tried selling...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-15-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By ajacks8
I’d love to chime in. It looks like you have a...

I’d love to chime in. It looks like you have a 3.0i right now. I let go of my ‘04 3.0i a little over a year ago to move wife “up” to an e70 (‘07 48i w/82k miles). HER non-negotiable feature was...
Forum: BMW SAV Items Wanted to Buy 07-02-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By ajacks8
Anyone have a rear Style 215 rim laying around?

Anyone have a rear Style 215 rim laying around that they would not miss? p/n is 36116772250...20"x11". Thanks for looking.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-11-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By ajacks8
Looks like Mr. Winky doubled-down on preserving...

Looks like Mr. Winky doubled-down on preserving that light wood trim. Boooooo.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-04-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By ajacks8
I’m prepping for this as well. An ‘04 I bought...

I’m prepping for this as well. An ‘04 I bought has the leading edge of rubber on the rear glass pulled off (and repeatedly jamming) on both sides, but still adhered in the center. It *looks* like...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-22-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By ajacks8
Thanks for input so far!

Thanks for input so far!
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