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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,251
Posted By X5M-ISH
You're all aware of the separate airbag recall?...

You're all aware of the separate airbag recall? The one I am referring to affects the same Takata brand, but is for the passenger side front seat weight sensor. This sensor notifies the DME that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-25-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By X5M-ISH
Any filter, whether for oil, fuel,...

Any filter, whether for oil, fuel, transmission...anything regarding fluid or air must always be OE or an OE equal. This is not the place to save money!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,570
Posted By X5M-ISH
High kelvin bulb ratings are a meme and...

High kelvin bulb ratings are a meme and unrealistic. Why anyone would willingly spend hard-earned money on making their eyes strain more than necessary is beyond reason. Sure, the colors blue and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-18-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By X5M-ISH
An update simply to log this for future...

An update simply to log this for future searchers:
I had a suspicion that the front left wheel was bent and took the wheel in today to have that checked out. Low and behold, there is a slight...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-09-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By X5M-ISH
This is great for someone who cannot get a proper...

This is great for someone who cannot get a proper version of INPA and NCS Expert to work. Though, maybe a mod can move it to the F/S forum.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-07-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By X5M-ISH
Flux capacitor?

Flux capacitor?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By X5M-ISH
For my winter wheel/tire setup I have 18" Style...

For my winter wheel/tire setup I have 18" Style 69's. Front spacers are 5mm hub-centric and the rear's are 25mm hub-centric; all are off-brand/no brand. I elected to use longer lug bolts...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-05-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By X5M-ISH
I forgot to add that the entire front suspension...

I forgot to add that the entire front suspension was rebuilt in late August. Every suspension arm, ball joint, bushing and tie rod was replaced with the alignment done shortly after. I suppose I'll...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-05-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 47,945
Posted By X5M-ISH
Where is step 12?

Where is step 12?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-03-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By X5M-ISH
Go to NAPA (or wherever) and buy a few bottles of...

Go to NAPA (or wherever) and buy a few bottles of the phosphorescence oil additive. They are something like 2 oz bottles. Put that in the oil filler, run the X5 to operating temperature. Use a flash...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-03-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By X5M-ISH
Low Speed Braking Issue: Feature or Problem?

Happy Day Light Savings Time, friends.


Ever since I have had my 2006 4.8is, there is this 'thing' that the brakes do at low speeds which drives me up an f'ing wall. No other car (or other BMW's...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-03-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By X5M-ISH
Can this warning message be correlated to a very...

Can this warning message be correlated to a very recently changed battery? Or what about the headlight leveling system/LCM module?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-26-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By X5M-ISH
e53 Roll Cage

Hello community,


I am in the search for options regarding roll cages for the e53. Plenty of roll BARS available for BMW coupes and sedans but nothing I can find for an X5. I have used bolt-ins...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-13-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,031
Posted By X5M-ISH
Dyno numbers/graphs, plox.

Dyno numbers/graphs, plox.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-07-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,028
Posted By X5M-ISH
What are you using for your high beams and fog...

What are you using for your high beams and fog lights? Did you need the additional accessories for lighting errors?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-05-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,028
Posted By X5M-ISH
I was going to recommend to you that you are free...

I was going to recommend to you that you are free to experiment on my X5 with your night breakers with a side-by-side comparison...as I live in Bellevue as well.


What bulb number is the halo...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 60,685
Posted By X5M-ISH
That did it. I was able to zero all four corners,...

That did it. I was able to zero all four corners, then dropped the entire truck 30 mm. This process took about five minutes. To summarize the work flow for future lurkers:


For using INPA v.5.0.6...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-01-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 60,685
Posted By X5M-ISH
Labor Day Resurrection: I came across the...

Labor Day Resurrection:


I came across the ride height debate in another thread: https://xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/108247-tpms-self-leveling-suspension-using-inpa.html . Being the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By X5M-ISH
Numerically, this can be monitored in real time...

Numerically, this can be monitored in real time with INPA in the Analog I, II & III tabs respectively under the F5 tab.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,383
Posted By X5M-ISH
My suggestion is rely less on 1/4 mile times and...

My suggestion is rely less on 1/4 mile times and just throw your truck on a dyno and do three pulls, then average them. In a build, the before and after hp/torque numbers as well as the respective...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-24-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By X5M-ISH
I like how the driver side window switch was...

I like how the driver side window switch was integrated into the cup holder.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-23-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By X5M-ISH
Did you know you can pursue making the city you...

Did you know you can pursue making the city you live in pay for your damage? By virtue of taxation, tabs, registration and all the nonsense people pay for to use public roads, the city/state is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-23-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,957
Posted By X5M-ISH
Without looking at the price, I'll say that...

Without looking at the price, I'll say that $10,000 is that sweet spot where generally most potential buyers will either pay cash outright or look for financing. If they are looking to finance and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-22-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,028
Posted By X5M-ISH
Lincoln Square South Tower, perhaps the new...

Lincoln Square South Tower, perhaps the new tenants on floor 20.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By X5M-ISH
Before you scrap your wheel, take it to someone...

Before you scrap your wheel, take it to someone reputable. I have had wheels which I was absolutely certain where going to be recycled, but were pulled back into shape and guaranteed safe for use. My...
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