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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-11-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By Zulu95
FYI: Just talked with BMW service dept and if...

FYI: Just talked with BMW service dept and if your VIN is listed then you need to make the appointment. Applies to either style steering wheel from what I was informed.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-10-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By Zulu95
I check the NHTSA VIN check and our '01 is on the...

I check the NHTSA VIN check and our '01 is on the list with the 4 spoke wheel. I have email the local BMW place to find out if they can confirm.
Still waiting for BMW US to contact us. We have only...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-06-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By Zulu95
Have you asked to organizers about minimum safety...

Have you asked to organizers about minimum safety equipment such as roll cages, full harness safety belts, approved rally seats, rally instrumentation, struts and braces etc.?
I had a family member...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-30-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By Zulu95
Do a search on Crowz posts. He has an obd temp...

Do a search on Crowz posts. He has an obd temp gauge mounted in place of the laft air side vent. If memory serves it runs around $350 but if ya wants a gauge and really must have it......
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-29-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By Zulu95
If this is asking before hand then be aware that...

If this is asking before hand then be aware that good tow companies are equipped for the problem. We had to have the '13 towed out of our garage when the CAS got bricked. Tow driver inserted wheeled...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-27-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Zulu95
It should be possible to pop the adjuster back on...

It should be possible to pop the adjuster back on the ball. I used a set of long bent hemostats.
Baking is iffy and year dependent as they changed the adhesive. Baking a set of Toyota headlights is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-27-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Zulu95
Looks like the adjuster "post" inside has broken....

Looks like the adjuster "post" inside has broken.
You might be able to detach the lens and put it on your original headlight. Might require baking. I know I have one here I took off an old headlight...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-25-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 839
Posted By Zulu95
Also check out item 5 here. RealOEM.com -...

Also check out item 5 here.
RealOEM.com - Online BMW Parts Catalog (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=FA13-USA-01-2006-E53-BMW-X5_30i&diagId=63_0833)



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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-20-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By Zulu95
Second bad news bearer. I have had to JS using...

Second bad news bearer. I have had to JS using the under hood connections a number of times and usually the MID went inop in some way or other. Usually the disconnect the battery,leave for a short...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 642
Posted By Zulu95
The parking et al signal is lower to mimic the...

The parking et al signal is lower to mimic the lower wattage (7W) bulbs/filaments used for that feature in most vehicles. You only see the full 12V signal for the turn signal feature. This is how...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 642
Posted By Zulu95
I remember back when I first gt the x/scope I put...

I remember back when I first gt the x/scope I put it on the parking/side/turn signal. There was a spiky 20k wave form of around 4v peak for the parking et al and full power for turn signal flashing...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 642
Posted By Zulu95
I have bench scopes but back in 2004 I bought a...

I have bench scopes but back in 2004 I bought a Vellman Personal Scope 10MS/s just to check out the things you mentioned. They ran around $300 locally but a lot of judicious web searching turned one...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-30-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 768
Posted By Zulu95
Concur with OB that questions are what these...

Concur with OB that questions are what these forums should be about. I have saved a power of cash over the years thanks to direct answers I received or the results of searches.
Have you tried...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-30-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 768
Posted By Zulu95
First buy either software or code reader that...

First buy either software or code reader that will read the SRS system and show the code as to why the light is on. I had a phantom AB light for a while that came and went as it pleased. No fault...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-18-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By Zulu95
2001 in my case so well before any revisions. I...

2001 in my case so well before any revisions. I got them off fishcake ebay seller. Very good price, great after sales. I was also able to sell my xenon lights I had retro'd and sell those for a great...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-18-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By Zulu95
I put orange bulbs in the corners so they do look...

I put orange bulbs in the corners so they do look standard when lit at night. You could put white bulbs in or even LED bulbs if you wanted.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-18-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By Zulu95
And I still love my bi-xenon DEPO headlights with...

And I still love my bi-xenon DEPO headlights with AE's.

https://i.postimg.cc/tgf9ngYj/AEXenon-On1a-zps4407c15a.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-15-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Zulu95
Sound like you'll be shelling out in the region...

Sound like you'll be shelling out in the region of $300 for a new "Comfort Access" door handle in the very near future. You'll need to disconnect it until you have the new one installed to prevent it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-02-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By Zulu95
As QS says this has been beat to death. Our 2001...

As QS says this has been beat to death. Our 2001 turns out the LED and sleeps soundly most nights. Others keep the little light on (Night light perhaps?) and also sleep soundly. If I remember...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-02-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Zulu95
I have used them for years and always great...

I have used them for years and always great service. Last order got all messed up somehow at their end. They told me it had been upgraded to make the delivery deadline and forgot to tell UPS. I let...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-15-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By Zulu95
When I lived in PRoCT (below you) I tried...

When I lived in PRoCT (below you) I tried Yokohama Geolander AT/S and found them to be good allweather tires. First winter snow of around 12" we took the '01 X5 up to a deserted parking lot full of...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-06-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Zulu95
They were relegated to "flash to pass" when...

They were relegated to "flash to pass" when bi-xenon became de regure.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-06-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Zulu95
I carried three 8" lengths of baseboard with...

I carried three 8" lengths of baseboard with inches to spare so you should be OK.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-02-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 838
Posted By Zulu95
Fitted a set of Spyder's about seven years ago...

Fitted a set of Spyder's about seven years ago and no regrets. Love the brightness when I step on the anchors.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-22-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Zulu95
Try screwing something like the attached into the...

Try screwing something like the attached into the hole using a pipe sealer on the threads.
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