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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-22-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By Braymond141
E70 Diaper Non-Sport Airbag to Sport Airbag Cover Swap

I recently picked up a 2012 X5d base model and the mods have already begun. This isn't necessarily a DIY, but I wanted to illustrate what it looks like to swap the covers so you can cheaply retrofit...
Forum: BMW SAV Items Wanted to Buy 08-01-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Braymond141
WTB ASAP - E53 Rear Spring Conversion

Just need the springs and pads to convert from rear air bags. I plan to code out the air system and use the stock shocks for now.

Need as soon as possible. Will be ordering from eBay if no one...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 173,594
Posted By Braymond141
The three bearings should be removed before...

The three bearings should be removed before pulling and hammering back on. A gentl tapping with a rubber mallet knocks them off easy.

I ended up using the input shaft off an e32 and a handheld...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 173,594
Posted By Braymond141
http://www.xoutpost.com/attachments/x5-e53-forum/4...

http://www.xoutpost.com/attachments/x5-e53-forum/42824d1277344991-cv-boot-replaced-30-minutes-inner-cv-triple-roller.jpg

Arg... this job was easy till this stupid thing. It's press fit on, not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-23-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,537
Posted By Braymond141
Also caused by failed bearings in the water pump.

Also caused by failed bearings in the water pump.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-13-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,778
Posted By Braymond141
DIY: Bosch 150amp Alternator Repair - V8 Water Cooled Unit

Well, my alternator died on me an hour away from home last week. I had to buy a second battery, and drove home. Made it half way, then swapped in the other battery. Barely made it home, no lights,...
Forum: Engine & Transmission 03-13-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 9,140
Posted By Braymond141
DIY: Bosch 150amp Alternator Repair - V8 Water Cooled Unit

Well, my alternator died on me an hour away from home last week. I had to buy a second battery, and drove home. Made it half way, then swapped in the other battery. Barely made it home, no lights,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-10-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,350
Posted By Braymond141
Contact BMW of NA. There is a "hidden" recall, as...

Contact BMW of NA. There is a "hidden" recall, as this is a safety issue.

BMW will give you a couple options.
-Fix it for free
-Charge you for labor only, but give you the cluster for free
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By Braymond141
It was bad with the sport wheel, this wheel is...

It was bad with the sport wheel, this wheel is worse on that. I'm 6'1 and sit in a proper driving position. I have to "gangster" lean to see the whole cluster, which i refuse to do. I find myself...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By Braymond141
plug and play. Actually, looking at the time...

plug and play. Actually, looking at the time stamps for my pictures it took me less than 10mins and that included disconnecting the battery.

I'm selling my old wheel if anyone is interested. My...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-07-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By Braymond141
Ugh, that pisses me off... I checked Tischer...

Ugh, that pisses me off... I checked Tischer right before ordering. That was no where to be found :(
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-07-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By Braymond141
370 is a great deal, but it makes me wonder how...

370 is a great deal, but it makes me wonder how much cheaper I can get it for with my wholesale account... The guy I got it from has lots.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-06-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By Braymond141
370 shipped 15 mins. I've done this many...

370 shipped

15 mins. I've done this many many times.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-06-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By Braymond141
First Modification - New Steering Wheel

Brand new E46 M3 wheel. :D

http://ipccomputers.org/misc/l_IMG_0171.JPG

http://ipccomputers.org/misc/l_IMG_0170.JPG

http://ipccomputers.org/misc/l_IMG_0169.JPG
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-11-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,759
Posted By Braymond141
Correct, and none of those cars he listed require...

Correct, and none of those cars he listed require radiator removal either :confused:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-11-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,759
Posted By Braymond141
All those things you listed can be done fairly...

All those things you listed can be done fairly easy yourself. But... I refuse to have someone touch my cars and find mechanical work easy.
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