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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,280
Posted By rneedham1979
I think the tranny kit comes with a gasket and...

I think the tranny kit comes with a gasket and filter, but yes... I'd do the filter as well.

I'm not too concerned with using BMW fluids, just use the right spec'd fluid and you'll be fine.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,280
Posted By rneedham1979
I'd do the normal wear items that can leave you...

I'd do the normal wear items that can leave you stranded...

-belts
-thermostat
-water pump
-fuel pump
-hoses
-spark plugs
-air filter
-new fluids (brake, tranny, transfer case and diff's
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-21-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
I still have all these parts in my garage. They...

I still have all these parts in my garage. They are just sitting collecting dust. I know some of you can use them... let me know.

Thanks,
Ryan
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-14-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By rneedham1979
LOL- you have a horrible mechanic. No start and...

LOL- you have a horrible mechanic. No start and fuel pump is auto mech 101.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-16-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
Hey guys- I traded my 4.8is in yesterday and I...

Hey guys- I traded my 4.8is in yesterday and I have a few maintenance items for sale but I cannot post in the for sale section yet. All the parts listed are BRAND new and were bought off pelican a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,305
Posted By rneedham1979
I have an 054.8is. Overall it's been a great...

I have an 054.8is. Overall it's been a great vehicle. We bought it with 30k, transmission was replaced at 45k. It was not a complete failure and it actually worked fine but under light load it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
Yes the name is Oetuning. I received a discount...

Yes the name is Oetuning. I received a discount because I have their tune on my 4.8is and a custom tune on my super chargex m3, which destroyed the dinan tune.

They flash the ecu, no Piggy back...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
It's not Dinan S/W. It's a completely different...

It's not Dinan S/W. It's a completely different tuner. You won't be disappointed! If anyone is in the mid Atlantic region, dynotuned performance in Virginia beach can do the tune. I think it's...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-04-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
If you have the stock BMW software I HIGHLY...

If you have the stock BMW software I HIGHLY recommend every 4.8is purchase OEtuning's 4.8is software. It is a night and day difference and worth every penny.

The drive-ability and power gains are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,429
Posted By rneedham1979
All of it and it was Checkered Flag in VA Beach

All of it and it was Checkered Flag in VA Beach
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-08-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
Lol, I would love to get 14-25gbp for it, but I'd...

Lol, I would love to get 14-25gbp for it, but I'd be happy with 26ish
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-08-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
Really? Seems a bit low.

Really? Seems a bit low.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-08-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
I hope you mean 14-15k pounds.

I hope you mean 14-15k pounds.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-07-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
Price Suggestion

Gents,
I was hoping you could help me decide on a fair asking price for my 4.8is.

05 Silver/Black 4.8is
85,600 miles
All new fluids (Engine oil, tranny, transfer, F&R diffs) December 31
F&R...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-30-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,422
Posted By rneedham1979
I have not. For now, we are going to keep the...

I have not. For now, we are going to keep the X5. We did just find out we are having another baby so we will have to take a serious look at our options over the next few months.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-14-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 763,174
Posted By rneedham1979
Mine doesn't go that low either... I wish it did...

Mine doesn't go that low either... I wish it did though, well maybe a bit higher.

So FYI- At around 65k miles I was experiencing a very faint diff whine at exactly 60mph. The last visit to the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,213
Posted By rneedham1979
While functionality may be limited, you still...

While functionality may be limited, you still have the ability to seat 7 if the need arises, which is one of my wife's main concerns.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-10-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,213
Posted By rneedham1979
Nice. Still no third row though, any idea why...

Nice. Still no third row though, any idea why they chose to drop that option?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-10-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,213
Posted By rneedham1979
I think the X5 has always been 6k, to include the...

I think the X5 has always been 6k, to include the E70. Just surfing the net although I've never found a definitive answer other than they (BMW) don't offer a tow package for it.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-10-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,213
Posted By rneedham1979
Can you cite that info? Everything I've seen it...

Can you cite that info? Everything I've seen it was much lower.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-10-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,213
Posted By rneedham1979
Yeah, 460 and 500 is no joke. I'm in an awkward...

Yeah, 460 and 500 is no joke. I'm in an awkward position as we're looking at new vehicles but I'm having a hard time justifying the cost since we really don't "need" a new vehicle at this time and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,213
Posted By rneedham1979
ESS supercharger

Anyone considering the ESS supercharger for the 4.8i or 4.8is?

x45/x50 N62 V8 SC (http://www.esstuning.com/pages/x45%7B47%7Dx50-N62-SC.html)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,422
Posted By rneedham1979
Thanks for all the input guys...

Thanks for all the input guys...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,429
Posted By rneedham1979
Just had new filter and fluid done at the dealer....

Just had new filter and fluid done at the dealer. It was 200 bucks, well worth it if you ask me.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,654
Posted By rneedham1979
I used cheap strap on mirrors from advanced. ...

I used cheap strap on mirrors from advanced. They work fine.
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