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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By sasolshares
Here is the picture of the lightbulb on the left...

Here is the picture of the lightbulb on the left (the halo light bulb) and the extra cap-like thing on the right. Anyone know what it is?...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By sasolshares
Parking light bulb- whats the cap thing for?

Hi,
I have Xenon headlamps and one of my parking light bulbs went, The bulb is behind a rectangular removable cover and is a 3 prong 30mm diam bayonet fit with a red O ring seal. The replacement...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-02-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,526
Posted By sasolshares
Further details of my mod: After endless...

Further details of my mod:
After endless searching for double tips online I ended up using WRS slanted tips from Halfords (they now sell them under the Ripspeed brand). The tip diameters are 63mm....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-01-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,526
Posted By sasolshares
How about this? I added these to my 3.0d a couple...

How about this? I added these to my 3.0d a couple of years ago, dead simple. I welded up a small H-shaped carrier bracket which is pop-riveted onto the back of the box. The exhaust tip fits onto the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-08-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,145
Posted By sasolshares
I believe the vent with the roller temperature...

I believe the vent with the roller temperature control is independant of the other vents whose temps are controlled by the climate control buttons.
cheers
Rob
2004 3.0d
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,145
Posted By sasolshares
Coasting whine around 60mph

Hi,
My 117,000 mile 3.0D has started to develop a bit of a whine when you take your foot off the accelerator, most noticable at around 60mph. I used to have a high milage E39 which did the same...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-10-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,293
Posted By sasolshares
Hi, you can switch back to English by switching...

Hi, you can switch back to English by switching off the speed camera voice alerts in the settings menu. I find the vocal alerts a pain so I put up with the French, after a while you know what it all...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-01-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,397
Posted By sasolshares
The spring is acting on the axle carrier, not the...

The spring is acting on the axle carrier, not the lower swing arm so you can get alignment by moving the swing arm down rather than trying to raise the axle carrier against spring pressure. From your...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-22-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By sasolshares
Just a couple of weeks ago I chanced not topping...

Just a couple of weeks ago I chanced not topping up, thought I could just make it home after a long trip. Aproaching Bristol on a motorway, the range started dropping dramatically after reporting...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,595
Posted By sasolshares
Congratulations! I've had mine exactly a year now...

Congratulations! I've had mine exactly a year now and eventually changed from 19" sport rims to the style you have. I decided ride comfort was more important than looks, but maybe its the potholes in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-24-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,003
Posted By sasolshares
Yes, could also be referring to the thrust arm...

Yes, could also be referring to the thrust arm bushings. I've just replaced mine & the corresponding ball joints, also front & rear stabiliser bushes & drop links. Everythings' nice and firm but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-24-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,003
Posted By sasolshares
These are probably the caliper guide bolt bushes...

These are probably the caliper guide bolt bushes (PN B34.11.1.157.038) otherwise known as 'Repair kit guide bush'. There are 2 on each brake caliper, quite expensive for what they are. I just...
Forum: UK Forum 07-12-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,810
Posted By sasolshares
Thanks Pewters! I've ordered from Euro Car Parts....

Thanks Pewters! I've ordered from Euro Car Parts. Hope I can get the discs off ok after a certain Ponthir indi mashed the hub spigots when they did the cv joint gaiters.
The front control and track...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By sasolshares
Thanks guys, I will have a look at the Textars &...

Thanks guys, I will have a look at the Textars & Brembo's.
Rob
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-10-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By sasolshares
Recommendations on Brake disks/rotors (UK)

Hi, (repeat from XOutpost Uk subforum as people may not be aware of its' existence)

When painting my front callipers, decided to check brake disc thickness and they are 2.6mm below the minimum...
Forum: UK Forum 07-10-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,810
Posted By sasolshares
Recommendations on Brake disks (rotors)?

Hi,
When painting my front callipers, decided to check brake disc thickness and they are 2.6mm below the minimum thickness stamped on the side!

Does anyone know more or less how much BMW discs...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-16-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,706
Posted By sasolshares
I added quad exhaust tips to E53 3.0 diesel

Hi all,
There are a few threads around discussing ways of getting that 'through bumper exhaust' look on the E53 diesel, which has concealed exhausts. I did a fairly simple mod using dual SS tips...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-15-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By sasolshares
Hi, I had the same issue after upgrading the...

Hi, I had the same issue after upgrading the satnav software and mapping (UK supplier, well known on X5drivers.co.uk (http://www.X5drivers.co.uk), not OEM). Dashboard info strip is english provided...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-15-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,998
Posted By sasolshares
Adjusting the bumper alignment is actually fairly...

Adjusting the bumper alignment is actually fairly straightforward if you have ever taken the bumper off. Referring to the photo of the bumper carrier in LPMM's post above (the picture showing the...
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