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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-07-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,358
Posted By Bill Valley
Local Audi dealer offered $7K for my 04 3.0 w/...

Local Audi dealer offered $7K for my 04 3.0 w/ 98000. Spotless Carfax, never been in an accident, all service records. What a low ball offer.
Forum: Other BMWs 03-21-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bill Valley
Turns out we have decided to settle for a 2011...

Turns out we have decided to settle for a 2011 328i xDrive. We found one that has everything SHE wants. :rolleyes: I have a hard time buying an E90 when the F30's are out. Guess I just need to get...
Forum: Other BMWs 03-20-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bill Valley
Agreed. I had Blizzaks on my turbo Saab years...

Agreed. I had Blizzaks on my turbo Saab years ago and that thing was unstoppable in the snow. The only problem was I could not wait to get them off once the snow had melted due to the harsh...
Forum: Other BMWs 03-20-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bill Valley
We were running Continental all-seasons for most...

We were running Continental all-seasons for most of its' life. The dealer installed Michelin Pilot all-seasons about two years ago. The car does very well in wet and snow.
Forum: Other BMWs 03-20-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bill Valley
Looks like the 320i is not available as a manual...

Looks like the 320i is not available as a manual with AWD. They are killing me. I think the 328i would be the perfect blend of power and efficiency. We are giving serious thought to ED as this may...
Forum: Other BMWs 03-19-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bill Valley
GREAT advice JCL! I totally agree on the RWD...I...

GREAT advice JCL! I totally agree on the RWD...I have been working that angle already. The majority of Nebraska is flat, but the eastern part of the state were we live is quite hilly. Mild winters...
Forum: Other BMWs 03-19-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bill Valley
Crazy Idea for Our New Ride

Ok, so my wife's 02 325xi is getting old and needs to be replaced. She insists it has to be AWD, manual trans, and cannot be black, white, or silver. We have found very few preowned that meet that...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-25-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,942
Posted By Bill Valley
The idrive refresh is very tempting to hold out...

The idrive refresh is very tempting to hold out for. My control arm bushings in the front and rear are shot. Not sure I want to dump $1500 into a near 10 year old car...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-24-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,942
Posted By Bill Valley
Considering trading my E53 for an E70

My 04 is starting to show its age and I am tempted to upgrade to a CPO 2010. I love my 04, great ride, plenty of space (for me), and good looks. If you E70 owners had it to do over again, would...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-09-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,749
Posted By Bill Valley
Got it figured out. Did the key reset procedure...

Got it figured out. Did the key reset procedure and everything works fine now.
Forum: Bluetooth 11-09-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Bill Valley
Yes, fuses occurred to me too. I did the key...

Yes, fuses occurred to me too. I did the key reset procedure thingy and everything works fine now. Thanks all!
Forum: Bluetooth 11-09-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Bill Valley
The remote locking function went away last...

The remote locking function went away last weekend when I disconnected the original TCU. I just tried to disconnect and reconnect the new TCU with no luck. I tried to put the original TCU back in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-09-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,749
Posted By Bill Valley
Fuel filler door locks and unlocks with the rest...

Fuel filler door locks and unlocks with the rest of the locks. I can lock/unlock the doors with the key in the door and the button on the center console, but not with the remote buttons on the key. ...
Forum: Bluetooth 11-08-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Bill Valley
Used TCU Works, Locks Don't

So I purchased a used TCU off of Ebay. Came out of an 07 Z4. Plugged it in, bluetooth paired using the code and it works great. Phone book loaded, all buttons work. The only problem is that my...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-07-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,749
Posted By Bill Valley
The TCU controls the remote keyless entry...

The TCU controls the remote keyless entry function. I have to use the key manually in the door to lock/unlock. The lock button in the center console works fine.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-04-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,749
Posted By Bill Valley
I am of course planning to replace it with a tiny...

I am of course planning to replace it with a tiny Chinese ukelele. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-04-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,749
Posted By Bill Valley
Parasitic Drain/Dead Battery solved?

My X5 has had starting trouble that has gotten progressively worse over the last 6 months. Here recently I had to jump start the car every morning. The battery and electrical system were checked...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-02-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 512
Posted By Bill Valley
New Bulbs Causing Electrical Issues?

I recently purchased new xenons to replace the original bulbs in my car since one had failed. Here is what I purchased:

Pelican Parts - Product Information: 63-21-7-160-806-M97...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-25-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,930
Posted By Bill Valley
My 04 has front and rear heated seats, and the...

My 04 has front and rear heated seats, and the heated steering wheel.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,918
Posted By Bill Valley
$1200???? :yikes: Wow! I bought a new water...

$1200???? :yikes:

Wow! I bought a new water pump, tstat/housing, and the specialty tools to remove the fan for less than $200. It took around 2 hours to replace and there are great DIY's on this...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-21-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,060
Posted By Bill Valley
No, I am still suffering. It happened Saturday...

No, I am still suffering. It happened Saturday and today. A friend was behind me and told me the driver's side tail light and brake light were out. Not sure if that has anything to do with it. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,768
Posted By Bill Valley
:wow::wow::wow: My single 10 with 500 rms...

:wow::wow::wow:


My single 10 with 500 rms will make your hair shake (love the open cabin). What kind of power do you plan to give that 15?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bill Valley
I have an Indy that has worked on my wife's 3...I...

I have an Indy that has worked on my wife's 3...I think I will take it to him to scan. I do not believe the dealer scanned for error codes.

I was having a battery drain issue prior to replacing...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-14-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bill Valley
Yes, both sides have lost the function. I will...

Yes, both sides have lost the function. I will try disconnecting the battery. I have not jacked it up lately, but I believe the dealer did when I took it to them. The green light at the light switch...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-14-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bill Valley
Thanks, I will have to check into the levelling. ...

Thanks, I will have to check into the levelling.

On the electrical...dealer had it for 4 days and could not find the electrical problem. Charging system checks out fine, battery is less than...
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