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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-14-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,635
Posted By SlickGT1
Holy shit. You doing this by yourself? You give...

Holy shit. You doing this by yourself? You give me hope that i can also one day put a puzzle like this together. I always wanted to rebuild a car. Crazy amount of work, I am surprised you are not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-15-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By SlickGT1
Instead of spending money on the switch. Open it...

Instead of spending money on the switch. Open it up. Clean contacts with sand paper. Put it back in. Yes lots of electrical issues when they go. But that’s how I fixed mine in a pinch.
Forum: Detailing Forum 08-26-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,836
Posted By SlickGT1
Hahahah. This comment.

Hahahah. This comment.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-26-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 844
Posted By SlickGT1
How cold is it when you start up. There is a...

How cold is it when you start up. There is a known intermediate lever issue that can cause exactly this.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-24-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By SlickGT1
Just get the lip. Close enough.

Just get the lip. Close enough.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-24-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By SlickGT1
This should be a life pro tip. And yes. I have...

This should be a life pro tip. And yes. I have gone after the city for this before. When i had a police report. This time I donít. Once I hit a pot hole so hard that my rim split into two pizza...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-22-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By SlickGT1
People constantly do a double take when they hear...

People constantly do a double take when they hear mine is 2006.

Looks great.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-22-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By SlickGT1
I almost shipped them out to Texas based on your...

I almost shipped them out to Texas based on your shop recommend in the daily e53 thread. Found one 40 min away from me. Almost painted them a dark bronze as well. Last minute decided to keep them...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By SlickGT1
Great news. The shop fixed my rim. Said it wasn’t...

Great news. The shop fixed my rim. Said it wasn’t bad at all. Got all of mine refinished same time. Love my perfect rims again.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-20-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By SlickGT1
Can you scan the car with something appropriate...

Can you scan the car with something appropriate like ISTA, NCIS or something? I’m curious if some bus is taking it all out of the game.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-20-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By SlickGT1
This is correct, as wpol has already provided you...

This is correct, as wpol has already provided you the link on how someone else made it.



https://xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/73744-4-6-spoiler-face-lift-3-0-a.html
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-20-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By SlickGT1
Don’t forget those lights have to change as well....

Don’t forget those lights have to change as well.

Get the 4.6 lip and put it on the 4.4. Cheapest.

Get whole 4.8is bumper from facelift. More $$$

Get 4.6 bumper, lights, fenders,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-20-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By SlickGT1
I will let you guys know what happens. So far 1...

I will let you guys know what happens. So far 1 place in Brooklyn, 1 in LI, and 1 in NJ are asking to bring it in as it doesn’t sound like a major issue to them.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By SlickGT1
Two shops out of the 10 I called, said the damage...

Two shops out of the 10 I called, said the damage didn’t sound like anything serious and want me to bring it in. I measured it at 1-2mm max lateral wobble. This is with my crude eyeball method and a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11,553
Views: 1,440,630
Posted By SlickGT1
Will do. And it is a 4.8is. After a few...

Will do. And it is a 4.8is.

After a few very disappointing calls, and people telling me my rim is shot with 1mm lateral runout, I found two shops that suspect the damage to be minimal and not...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-19-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By SlickGT1
The only safety feature that would make sound...

The only safety feature that would make sound stop working is you main fuse on the battery blows after an accident.

Check connections first. I too suspect something not plugged in.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By SlickGT1
Get it on a lift and drive it in the air while...

Get it on a lift and drive it in the air while you mech looks for the noise.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By SlickGT1
Nice pics. What spacers do you have?

Nice pics. What spacers do you have?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11,553
Views: 1,440,630
Posted By SlickGT1
Man. You give me hope. I will be calling the...

Man. You give me hope. I will be calling the shops around and get all my rims fixed one go. Why am I doing this, when looking for an x5m? I donít know. Either my wife or someone is going to get a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By SlickGT1
No. Take a picture. There are multiple part...

No. Take a picture. There are multiple part numbers. Mine is not the smoker version. Take ashtray and flip it. See if the hole lines up with the light that is in the ashtray cubby.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11,553
Views: 1,440,630
Posted By SlickGT1
Letís just say Iíve been pulled over a few times...

Letís just say Iíve been pulled over a few times for looking like I was driving drunk. I was literally avoiding potholes Officer.

Yea I am going to call a few shops. See what they say. I have...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By SlickGT1
Bent style 168 rear rim. Need to buy.

Just like the title states. I need a style 168 rear rim. Mine is bent in a figure 8 style causing my car to vibrate. I am not sure this is fixable. Basically when looking at the wheel from rear, you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11,553
Views: 1,440,630
Posted By SlickGT1
Hit one too many potholes in NYC. Thought I broke...

Hit one too many potholes in NYC. Thought I broke my suspicion as the vibrations were pretty sudden and annoying. My rim now spins in a figure 8, like a bicycle wheel with bad spokes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-08-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By SlickGT1
Without specific knowledge and software, you...

Without specific knowledge and software, you really are going at it with a parts cannon.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-06-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By SlickGT1
Put original back in. Is your issue that it...

Put original back in.

Is your issue that it doesn’t turn on now? In that case you will need a laptop. You need to erase error to get it to turn on again. Sometimes you will be lucky, but that...
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