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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-24-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 920,434
Posted By Milsy
Half the KMs of mine! Very nice mate

Half the KMs of mine! Very nice mate
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-07-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 11,620
Views: 1,451,800
Posted By Milsy
I started the pixel fix for the LCD on the...

I started the pixel fix for the LCD on the instrument cluster. Completed it, checked it, good to go, then dropped the cluster. Dang. 1000 AUD later and here is the new one installed. No dead pixels...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-16-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Milsy
Just spoke to my mechanic about it, maybe a worn...

Just spoke to my mechanic about it, maybe a worn AC belt? Slipping when under load but capable under idle.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-16-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 920,434
Posted By Milsy
Haha, yeah it does! Even RHD!

Haha, yeah it does! Even RHD!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-16-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Milsy
Mate there are LOADS of threads on everything you...

Mate there are LOADS of threads on everything you asked on here, just have a search for the following;

H & R springs
Eibach springs
Depo headlights
How to bake headlights

Hope that helps and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 920,434
Posted By Milsy
Very nice, looks to be in great condition

Very nice, looks to be in great condition
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 920,434
Posted By Milsy
A local vendor here in Oz.

A local vendor here in Oz.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11,620
Views: 1,451,800
Posted By Milsy
Got my air conditioner re gassed, it's now...

Got my air conditioner re gassed, it's now freezing again. Got camber pins for the front and had the rears adjusted to straighten everything up. And had an alignment and balance.

Gave the seats a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,341
Posted By Milsy
I think the spoiler would look better in a flat...

I think the spoiler would look better in a flat solid black, not the carbon. It would fit with the tinted window at the rear.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 920,434
Posted By Milsy
Well I have finished all the mods I am doing,...

Well I have finished all the mods I am doing, well nearly. Only want to do an M3 steering wheel fit and black out the titanium interior parts with matte black Di Noc.

Mods include;
20x10 and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,299
Posted By Milsy
Yeah I would expect that, for some reason I have...

Yeah I would expect that, for some reason I have a bit of wind noise already. I tend to think it might even be the wing mirrors.

You're right about gas mileage, it makes a difference on mine even...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,341
Posted By Milsy
You aren't obviously talking to me, as within...

You aren't obviously talking to me, as within that post, correct me if I'm wrong, there is nothing mentioning the door handle trim.......?

Cheers
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,341
Posted By Milsy
How you go getting that part off? I'm about to do...

How you go getting that part off? I'm about to do all my trim from titanium to matte black, and was going to leave the handles and the door handles as I didn't think it would be an easy job?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,849
Posted By Milsy
And here are the parts numbers; If they...

And here are the parts numbers;

If they start to fail, you get a bit of a clunk over curbs speed bumps etc, and also a bit of shudder under brakes due to the failing of the front or larger bushes...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,849
Posted By Milsy
About your mileage I think you need to do front...

About your mileage I think you need to do front control arm bushes and upper control arm bushes. Mine is due for it now with 117000 kms.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,351
Posted By Milsy
Mate you need to get it fixed. By the sound of...

Mate you need to get it fixed. By the sound of it, it is not only a pain in the ass but a safety issue now. Judging by your posts you are not a mechanic, so you won't be doing the repairs yourself so...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,299
Posted By Milsy
Roof Baskets

Hi all,

Anyone running a roof basket either the Yakima or Rola variety?

Also any issues with it or pics of it installed?

Cheers guys.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,420
Posted By Milsy
Check this out if you do go that way. I have...

Check this out if you do go that way. I have looked on some prado and jeep forums as that is what I used to have and I'm guess it may be the CA bushes, due to symptoms on other cars. But as I said,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11,620
Views: 1,451,800
Posted By Milsy
Got the water pump, thermostat and alternator...

Got the water pump, thermostat and alternator changed today. And installed my skid plate and painted the brake calipers black again.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,420
Posted By Milsy
Yeah I think you are right there, there should be...

Yeah I think you are right there, there should be no reason for the CAs etc to start playing up now, must be the tyres and/or alignment.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-10-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 160,495
Posted By Milsy
Hmm, I got 51U??? and it works fine. 2002 E53. ...

Hmm, I got 51U??? and it works fine. 2002 E53.

Weirdness
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-10-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,420
Posted By Milsy
Mate I have the same drama. Getting mine back...

Mate I have the same drama. Getting mine back today from the shop after a water pump and alternator install. Mine happens up around the 110 km/h (70 mph).

In my eyes new tyres shouldn't make a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-10-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,480
Posted By Milsy
Staggered look unreal IMO. I have 10 x 20 and 11...

Staggered look unreal IMO. I have 10 x 20 and 11 x 20 on my X5 and love the rear wheels, they look unbelievable.

On a down side, yes there is no rotation.......
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-10-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,559
Posted By Milsy
Yeah me too mate, didn't mean any offence :)

Yeah me too mate, didn't mean any offence :)
Forum: Australia Forum 08-10-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By Milsy
Mate, I order all my parts for my 4.4 E53 from...

Mate, I order all my parts for my 4.4 E53 from either;

BMW E53 X5 M62 4.4L - (http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E53-X5-M62_4.4L/)

or

RockAuto Parts Catalog...
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