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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Thanks! The car did not pass inspection last...

Thanks!

The car did not pass inspection last week because of a torn steering sleeve (age related and already replaced) and the rear tires must be replaced due to camber wear from the old worn...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Update time! Shortly after modifyinig the...

Update time!

Shortly after modifyinig the mufflers I wanted a bit more sound so I opened them up again and took most of the packing out. I don't have a clip of it but it is a little louder and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Agreed! 50 ohm,Power:10W ...

Agreed!

50 ohm,Power:10W
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/312781665998
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Youtube link did not work in last post: ...

Youtube link did not work in last post:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW6Ge1yZ9A8&ab_channel=SpookPictures%2FJordi

Exhaust clip with Stock headers, Stock cats, X pipe, customized stock...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Update and fixes time! After doing the...

Update and fixes time!

After doing the transmission mount and engine mounts the car felt really smooth, no slop at all. I did replace the differential mounts (3 in total) with PU bushes. I had to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-08-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Hehehe, the fisheye effect makes it look more...

Hehehe, the fisheye effect makes it look more like the LCI :D
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-08-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
:rofl: Can't wait to get the engine mounts...

:rofl:
Can't wait to get the engine mounts done! The transmission mount has really changed the feel already! It's much smoother and you know... smooth is fast :D


Real OEM even calls it a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-08-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Part 22311096728 is what I used. I did not...

Part 22311096728 is what I used. I did not replace number 2 on the picture. This part was still looking good and not falling apart. :thumbup: I could not find this part in the online part shop.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Little update on the X5; I still felt a bit...

Little update on the X5;

I still felt a bit of slop in the drivetrain when hitting the gas some times. Decided I might needed new engine/motor mounts and a transmission mount while I was ordering...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
I don't think so but we picked up some patat not...

I don't think so but we picked up some patat not far from where I took the photo :thumbup:


Yes, I tweeked the colors a bit and gave the sky a bit more depth. This photo was taken with my Google...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-18-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Went for dinner tonight and took this picture...

Went for dinner tonight and took this picture :drool:

https://i.imgur.com/AhNgOPYh.jpg
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-18-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
I'm not sure if yours is the same. Mine is only a...

I'm not sure if yours is the same. Mine is only a 4.4i and has 2.25 inch pipe from the cats to the rear mufflers. I have a feeling that the 4.6is has the same diameter but I'm not sure as the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-10-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Ahh I'm late again, sorry OB. I got the same...

Ahh I'm late again, sorry OB.
I got the same ones as Purplecty posted. The price made me question the build quality but fitment is good.

Also replaced the rear badge(non OEM item) as the old one...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-01-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
:iagree: No, I bought some cheap ones,...

:iagree:


No, I bought some cheap ones, about 8 USD for 4 pieces! They look good, now how long do they last... I've seen that BMW sells ''floating center caps''. They are next level center caps,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-27-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
I try to do everything myself and rarely go to a...

I try to do everything myself and rarely go to a shop. Except for tires, alignment, A/C and big jobs like a transmission rebuild.
I'm lucky to have a place to work on the car and we have a lift...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-23-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Thanks :-) Ahhh sorry, they were not the...

Thanks :-)


Ahhh sorry, they were not the nicest set. Powdercoat was chipping bad on the inside and 2 wheels had bad chipping on the face of the wheel. I'm getting them sand blasted and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-22-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
No, they are painted with MoTip (dupli-color)...

No, they are painted with MoTip (dupli-color) matt black bumper spray.
They are holding up OK. I never step on them to get in the car. They do have some chipping now but very minor.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-19-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Thanks! I like original too but I might like...

Thanks! I like original too but I might like anthracite better in combination with the blue. I have read about the coolant getting to the DME, must check this because I found a picture on my phone...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-14-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Thanks everyone! I'm still so thankful that my X5...

Thanks everyone! I'm still so thankful that my X5 is back!

Last week I replaced the rear leveling sensors but the error still comes and goes. Sometimes it will not show at all but it could be back...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-02-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Thanks! Update time: Before the car got...

Thanks!

Update time:
Before the car got stolen I replaced the main giubo and center axle bearing. New inner and outer CV joints in the front (Actually E46 330xd outer CV joints as O ring size is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-31-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Thank you! I thought about that and it's...

Thank you!
I thought about that and it's possible but I also use Instagram Stories sometimes to share pictures of the car.


:thumbup: I used to photoshop out the licence plate of my first car...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Thanks everyone for the comments! Yes I...

Thanks everyone for the comments!


Yes I will upgrade soon, it's still the same. ;)


Great idea, my dad has an old HP laptop that he offered me for free though, and I just found a great deal...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-29-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
IT HAS BEEN FOUND! The X5 has been found by...

IT HAS BEEN FOUND!

The X5 has been found by police, just 15 minutes from the location it got stolen from! I'm so happy!!! I realized that this is more than just a car / truck to me. A keeper for...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-23-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
I never heard of this before. That's very smart...

I never heard of this before. That's very smart of BMW. The original nav did not have this when it was still in my car. Must have been turned off.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,553
Posted By SpookX5
Onntrack 200. It has good reviews and has a 3 day...

Onntrack 200. It has good reviews and has a 3 day back up battery built in, anti jamming, alarm mode, GPS +Wifi + Lbs tracking and it comes with lifetime free tracking.
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