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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By powers1
Hi Blowout, You got it!The ball popped out of...

Hi Blowout,
You got it!The ball popped out of the socket!In my case ,it was on an aftermarket Depo headlight which was easy to open!I found the ball had actually broken and had to replace it.
Yours...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-01-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 79,402
Posted By powers1
Great photo!:thumbup: Love the colour of the...

Great photo!:thumbup:
Love the colour of the wheels.What colour code are they?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By powers1
See page 538,539 of the link title. Hope yours...

See page 538,539 of the link title.
Hope yours will look better than mine,honest:)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By powers1
Its bigger and needs the hood to be cut .See my...

Its bigger and needs the hood to be cut .See my last post .:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By powers1
Check the link...

Check the link http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/78921-what-did-you-do-your-e53-today-538.html;)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By powers1
What!You doing the complete front end...

What!You doing the complete front end facelift?Thought you just asking about the types of grill available!I just fitted the grill!Hard work and patience but well worth it :)
If you double check post...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,340
Posted By powers1
You can also fit the facelift grill on your...

You can also fit the facelift grill on your pre-facelift,like this ;)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-25-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,271
Posted By powers1
I agree,Harmonic balancer,obviously doesnt make...

I agree,Harmonic balancer,obviously doesnt make any sense,plus we hardly had any issues with M57 engine,only M47!
I made the turbo possibillity on his OP first post!
Unfortunately ,the OP hasnt...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-22-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,271
Posted By powers1
Try to identify ,exactly what side of engine...

Try to identify ,exactly what side of engine ,noise is coming from!Could be a broken turbo shaft.No air=black smoke (too rich).
When a turbo breaks ,it will send the propeller down to exhaust pipe...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,512
Posted By powers1
Congrats on your mods:thumbup: Sometimes its...

Congrats on your mods:thumbup:
Sometimes its the simple things that make a big difference.
Love the black fog light covers that match the black grill perfectly.
Together with your headlight...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-18-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 918,723
Posted By powers1
Congrats TMV, I am not a fan of the Aero kit...

Congrats TMV,
I am not a fan of the Aero kit ,but on yours makes me change my mind!It looks fantastic and is about the best it can get :thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-15-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By powers1
Cool and very effective.Like the the painted...

Cool and very effective.Like the the painted topside.Makes the bumper look longer,sticks out more:thumbup:
Took me a while to realize its not a different bumper ,but just a resprayed one:(
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-04-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,512
Posted By powers1
Nce work,well done. Thanks for sharing:thumbup:

Nce work,well done.
Thanks for sharing:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-02-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,692
Posted By powers1
Nice one!:thumbup:

Nice one!:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-25-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,692
Posted By powers1
:rofl::rofl:...Yep ,you do that ,they are...

:rofl::rofl:...Yep ,you do that ,they are precious!I got the parts dept guy trying to find out if bmw can supply on special order .as there are other models with same issues ,but no luck yet!Must be...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-24-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,692
Posted By powers1
You know me,always glad to help:thumbup:

You know me,always glad to help:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-24-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,692
Posted By powers1
Maybe theres a better word for it ,than bump...

Maybe theres a better word for it ,than bump stops!(I usually associate the term with shock absorbers)But it does stop the hatch from bumping sideways :rofl:
Just wish there were replacement parts...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-24-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,692
Posted By powers1
There are 3 grooves that hold the OE bump stop in...

There are 3 grooves that hold the OE bump stop in place..I just used one.(middle one)
Be creative ,use what you have ( I used a used a car roof spoiler drill template );)
Important thing is not to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-24-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,692
Posted By powers1
They are big improvement on the old...

They are big improvement on the old reference!However,they dont always cure the rattling problem!They only solve the up and down trunk movement!
We found a lot of problems with missing bump stops on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-21-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 79,402
Posted By powers1
Good find that ,on the Ebay link :thumbup: I...

Good find that ,on the Ebay link :thumbup:
I initially missed the lower trunk spoiler!Its a case for saying he definitely SPOILT it:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-12-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By powers1
Thats good going:thumbup: Unfortunately,some...

Thats good going:thumbup:
Unfortunately,some members like,Terminator X5 ,cannot say the same!Poor guy ,in 6 years ,he replaced upto 18 ballasts :(...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-12-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By powers1
Hi Jay, Agree with in that they do get moisture...

Hi Jay,
Agree with in that they do get moisture on the inside and they are poorly sealed (a bit like the DEPO headlights) ,which is why I always reseal them .
I only ever fitted these on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-12-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By powers1
CCFL Angel eyes inverters replacement!

Reading the Forum and members experiences in replacing these inverters ,some seem to go through a few a year and even consider these as a normal "consumable" item!
Personally ,and after reselling...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-14-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,571
Posted By powers1
Follow that pipe and see where it goes!You will...

Follow that pipe and see where it goes!You will need to get under the car.
Pipe maybe fine and I suggested previously that you do a leak test first with a vaccum gun.
That plastic piece you broke...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-05-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 79,402
Posted By powers1
Already answered (see link to complete work on my...

Already answered (see link to complete work on my previous post)
Did anyone notive the tow hook plastic cover mod?:D
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