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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-20-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,172
Posted By motordavid
GL, Ol'UncleMotor

GL, Ol'UncleMotor
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,172
Posted By motordavid
Have a good trip and don't sweat it: we have done...

Have a good trip and don't sweat it: we have done dozens of road trips cars and m'cycles, inc a 13,000 mile 35 state/6 provinces of CDA in our Vette Vert, with a cheap azz cell phone, a laptop for...
Forum: The Lounge 08-07-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By motordavid
^ We haven't quite used our CARES debit card...

^ We haven't quite used our CARES debit card $2400 up, yet...my CEO is in charge of using it when she chooses to.

Do we need another round of this? NFW, but I won't throw it in the trash if we get...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-23-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By motordavid
If that set is indeed orig equip BMW style 132s...

If that set is indeed orig equip BMW style 132s they are staggered.

I have seen some non stock/replica "132" style wheels floating around the web that were 'square'/non-staggered, but that square...
Forum: Politics Forum 07-19-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 18,931
Posted By motordavid
The school kids may/are probably at low risk for...

The school kids may/are probably at low risk for serious effects of CV 19, other than the anecdotal death/serious afflictions from the virus. I think many of us are aware of that v slight impact on...
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 07-02-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,722
Posted By motordavid
+ Another...Yes, they are bolt on. I swapped...

+ Another...Yes, they are bolt on.
I swapped out my oe Style 18" Style 69s for the 19" 132s 12 or 13 years ago.

Mine are orig equip, look great, etc.
Only slight downside is tire brand/species...
Forum: The Lounge 06-12-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By motordavid
Got our CARES Act debit card in the mail a week...

Got our CARES Act debit card in the mail a week ago...
I almost tossed it as it looked like one of those occasional 'sign up for this new CC' junk mail promos we receive, that have a 'card' inside...
Forum: The Lounge 05-19-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By motordavid
Missed the tell'em our bank acct numbers, so I...

Missed the tell'em our bank acct numbers, so I guess we will get our dough in the mail, sometime.

I could endorse our checks and send them to you and R, but I suspect you don't really need the...
Forum: The Lounge 04-30-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By motordavid
No, not yet...we have never gotten a refund from...

No, not yet...we have never gotten a refund from Feds so they don't 'know' our direct deposit checking acct #.

We do get direct deposit SS dough every month, but most info links say that doesn't...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,290
Posted By motordavid
Our '01 3.0 with Sport Stuff, came with Style...

Our '01 3.0 with Sport Stuff, came with Style 69s/18" rubber...
I enjoyed the look/ride, but then I got the 19" Jones in ~2006.

Bought a set of pristine OE Style 132s/19" from an old poster on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 21,861
Posted By motordavid
Fine azz looking under the hood area! That...

Fine azz looking under the hood area!

That duct tape barrier is a good idea, also...I have used a paper towel tube 'drain' a few times, but oil change on E53s is a mess.

Our old 2001 X5 is...
Forum: Site Suggestions and Feedback 01-23-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,447
Posted By motordavid
After your reply, reopen that thread and there...

After your reply, reopen that thread and there should be a series of blocks just above orig post: 3rd or 4th block from right is Subscribe To This Thread.

Click on it, drop down, subscribe as you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-22-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By motordavid
+1 on the Weather Tech...have had one in the rear...

+1 on the Weather Tech...have had one in the rear cargo area since about week 2, 18+ years ago.
Fits well, was inexpensive then.

My ol'E53 floor is the non-slide out version.
GL, mD
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-03-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By motordavid
Tires...I have been putting off new skins for a...

Tires...I have been putting off new skins for a couple of years.
The choices for the 19" staggered tires are fading, and I have to find a new Indie to do a very careful tire/wheel change out as my...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-05-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By motordavid
+1 on what dkl wrote above... As I have a 2001...

+1 on what dkl wrote above...
As I have a 2001 E53, a 2002 VetteVert, a '75 HD Shovelhead/'87 Honda Hurricane/'94 Honda GW Aspencade, and my CEOs newer '17 X1,
my stable is mostly a collection of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By motordavid
From fading memory, someone/someones have done...

From fading memory, someone/someones have done it...try Search.

Back at the High RPM Ranch, would the cost of the 6 spd trans and accompanying costs of the possible swap really be cost effective,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,973
Posted By motordavid
Very good to read that your CEO is OK...that car...

Very good to read that your CEO is OK...that car did its 'job'.
Cars are replaceable, a good wife is not.
Hope she recovers quickly and completely!
GL, mD
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By motordavid
Exc images, cool trip! GL, mD

Exc images, cool trip!
GL, mD
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-01-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,101
Posted By motordavid
PropellerHead, Congratulations on your weight...

PropellerHead,
Congratulations on your weight loss accomplishment! :thumbup:
GL, mD
Forum: Politics Forum 06-20-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,352
Posted By motordavid
^ Well written, cogent commentary, imo. GL, mD

^ Well written, cogent commentary, imo.
GL, mD
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 06-20-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,711
Posted By motordavid
As the orig owner of a '01 3.0 5 spd, your car is...

As the orig owner of a '01 3.0 5 spd, your car is interesting...low mileage, color is different , but the 17" wheels may be slightly off putting, but good for winter tires and swap from larger summer...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-26-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,903
Posted By motordavid
Our '02 VetteVert, 6 Spd, Z51, bought new 17...

Our '02 VetteVert, 6 Spd, Z51, bought new 17 years ago.
It is very fast, handles very well, fun to drive/top down, the trunk is enormous for golf and road trips...

Other than tires, front brake...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-24-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,903
Posted By motordavid
Our '01 is still running well, though it will...

Our '01 is still running well, though it will need a set of new tires this Summer...
Have had it since new, with ~117 k on it currently.

I voted 1-2 years, but that is dependent on it not going...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,730
Posted By motordavid
All good info above...I would find some other...

All good info above...I would find some other brand of manual trans car/semi-beater, for your D to learn on.

E53 manuals are like unicorns, though I have our '01 since new.

Other than the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-10-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,375
Posted By motordavid
Titz looking X, even if it is/may become like...

Titz looking X, even if it is/may become like owning an old boat, cost-wise...;)

Serious azz tire set. Exc snow driving pics, cool stable!

These older E53s are like an addiction. I know, our...
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