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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-29-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 56,497
Posted By ajacks8
Thanks CW. Yes, I am driving front and rears...

Thanks CW. Yes, I am driving front and rears with mx280/4. I have the factory amp bypassed because it died on me. I can get a lightly used Fix86 for around $200 OR my interest was peaked when...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 56,497
Posted By ajacks8
I've been on this bus for about 2yrs...

I've got:
Eonon head unit.
Memphis dash mids
BSW ghost sub/amp
Bavsound front doors
Bav Auto's upgraded p&p tweeters
Factory rear doors
JL MX280/4 amp

I feel like it all sounds great...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,954
Posted By ajacks8
Hey Snik...you ever find resolution to your FTM...

Hey Snik...you ever find resolution to your FTM issue. My FTM light is what ultimately did in my air susp setup (moved to H&R + Bilstein B6). That being said, my stupid FTM light has remained on no...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,686
Posted By ajacks8
I'm narrowing in on replacement bulbs...

I cannot figure out the difference between Philips Xenon X-tremeVision gen2 Xenon car headlight bulb compared here:
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-22-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By ajacks8
A question for those intimately familiar with e53 headlights

Well, I FINALLY have an opportunity to dump my amber lenses on my headlights. I HATE the amber on the headlights. HOWEVER, when I finally found what I thought were suitable replacements for my 2006...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By ajacks8
Iíve got 1, soon to be two fully functioning...

Iíve got 1, soon to be two fully functioning ones. Both #37146773999. I have not had a chance to get the first up on eBay...but if anyone is in need when they read this, Iíd like...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-24-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By ajacks8
Thanks, CW! I might go that route.

Thanks, CW! I might go that route.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By ajacks8
About 2-3mo maybe...not a very impressive period...

About 2-3mo maybe...not a very impressive period of time. Itís still hanging on 18mo later, though. Iím afraid that the cf my stiffen it up, causing it to be LESS effectively mounted. Iím curious...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By ajacks8
Mine looks like crap...both sides lifted up all...

Mine looks like crap...both sides lifted up all the way after having it ďprofessionallyĒ installed by detail shop using betalink. Because Iíve always wanted it to be carbon fiber instead of jet...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-21-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By ajacks8
Good insight, thanks!

Good insight, thanks!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-21-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,123
Posted By ajacks8
Will do. I considered diesel but when this one...

Will do. I considered diesel but when this one came up for sale locally, I could not resist:

www.woodhouse.com/vehicles/370916

They wanted 25% over book, talked them down to 10% over...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-21-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,123
Posted By ajacks8
More thanks for the link. I reviewed the whole...

More thanks for the link. I reviewed the whole journal and your system for catch-up maintenance is very similar to mine. Where Iím a little bit stuck is I seem to be getting under 10mpg on my 2007...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-21-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,123
Posted By ajacks8
Thanks CleanIsFAST!

Thanks CleanIsFAST!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-20-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By ajacks8
I started looking for this answer today for exact...

I started looking for this answer today for exact same truck. I canít find a ďfuel filterĒ offered as a part so am wondering the same. If you figured it out in the last two years could you please...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-20-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,123
Posted By ajacks8
My question is the same...but not yet answered: ...

My question is the same...but not yet answered:

Could be a money grab by ECS/Turner, but they look to add quite a bit of items in their diff servicing kits...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-19-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By ajacks8
Thanks...it will take my wife over 10yrs to get...

Thanks...it will take my wife over 10yrs to get to 140k so thatís awesome news for now! Thanks for chiming in!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-19-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,950
Posted By ajacks8
WOW! I must have read through this tutorial 100x...

WOW! I must have read through this tutorial 100x when working on most of these maintenance items alongside my Indy (Ď06 4.8is) Iíve since acquired an Ď07 4.8i with 82k miles. While Iím not...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-19-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By ajacks8
I like that! Sent from my iPhone using...

I like that!


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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-19-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By ajacks8
Anyone know how many miles to expect out of adaptive shocks?

I know that there are a number of driving variables that factor into lifespan, but those $900 adaptive shocks have me a bit worried that I should be purchasing a full set to squirrel away if I can...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By ajacks8
Thanks for the insight, ts! Sounds like I should...

Thanks for the insight, ts! Sounds like I should probably go for all of it while Iím after it.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-30-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By ajacks8
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-29-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By ajacks8
Thanks, Andrew. I AM getting a little bit of...

Thanks, Andrew. I AM getting a little bit of feedback from something. I hoped the alignment would help right after conversion to Bilstein B6 + H&R springs from air suspension...but there is still a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-29-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By ajacks8
How long do suspension bushings last?

I was tossing around the idea of a FULL suspension refresh on my 2006 4.8is while I have a seized tie rod end. However, the control arms, thrust arms, and front ball joints were replaced with...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-28-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By ajacks8
Wow - I must have missed a for-sale posting of...

Wow - I must have missed a for-sale posting of your truck! There is one up in Bristol, IN that I found on Auto Trader that is optioned very well, but I cannot get any response from the seller! Glad...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-13-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By ajacks8
I picked mine up in Seattle 2yrs ago for $11,500...

I picked mine up in Seattle 2yrs ago for $11,500 w/101k miles on it (Ď06 w/imola), but immediately dumped $5k more into it for AGA coolant pipe, VSS, timing cover gaskets, and VCG.

Another...
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