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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By 14thbmw
That little feller is pretty accurate, and very...

That little feller is pretty accurate, and very portable.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By 14thbmw
I did something similar to get the 50% error on...

I did something similar to get the 50% error on my old beam wrench. I knew it was bad but had no idea it was that bad!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By 14thbmw
Do you think 50% error might be too much? I...

Do you think 50% error might be too much? I think that tool is best used as a breaker bar still; I ought to grind off the indicator so no one uses it for torque accidentally!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By 14thbmw
I have one of those but it is so old (1970s) that...

I have one of those but it is so old (1970s) that I donít trust its accuracy any more at all, so it is a back-up breaker bar now!

I agree about being a minimalist. Being older than my beam style...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By 14thbmw
Great tip in the PS! I canít find a dial...

Great tip in the PS!

I canít find a dial type for under $100 on line (including ACE and True Value); do you have anything you can point me to?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By 14thbmw
Couldnít find accuracy spec on this. How long do...

Couldnít find accuracy spec on this. How long do the batteries last?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By 14thbmw
Thanks - appreciate the recommendations so far. ...

Thanks - appreciate the recommendations so far. The one that disappeared was a Mountain, kept in its plastic case. Had it for about 12 years without issue, click type. I never had it recalibrated...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By 14thbmw
Torque wrench recommendation needed

My torque wrench was liberated from my garage and that puts me in the market. I need a 1/2 in drive. I prefer a long handle but I guess that is just habit.

Iíve been looking on line and see...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-20-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By 14thbmw
I have a 2005 4.8is with just shy of 170k miles...

I have a 2005 4.8is with just shy of 170k miles that I would be happy to get $5k for, but in addition to the cash you’d have to sell my wife on why you’re worthy of the vehicle she loves (some sort...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-15-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By 14thbmw
That would be replacing the unit with something...

That would be replacing the unit with something like the Avant 4 I suppose. If I thought the beast had many more years and miles of life, Iíd probably do it (seems like a fun project), but I really...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-15-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By 14thbmw
Update: I fully charged the battery using...

Update:

I fully charged the battery using the tender overnight. Took the tender off this morning, started the beast but the screen would not advance past the “Warning” screen.

So I checked the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-14-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By 14thbmw
I don’t recall the version and of course I can’t...

I don’t recall the version and of course I can’t look at it now. If I get the system past the warning screen I’ll try to find the version. But I’m sure this one never moves past the warning without...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-14-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By 14thbmw
I wish! Not the case on the E53, it will sit on...

I wish! Not the case on the E53, it will sit on that Warning screen until you push the bottom right button (ďAcceptĒ) no matter how long it is running.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-14-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By 14thbmw
I think I get what youíre saying Qsilver7. ...

I think I get what youíre saying Qsilver7. However it isnít just the Nav that is unresponsive - it is everything accessible via that screen and its buttons including what shows up on the IKE/BC...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-14-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By 14thbmw
Not a touch screen. Factory Navigation unit.

Not a touch screen. Factory Navigation unit.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-14-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By 14thbmw
Accept Screen not responding

Hi gang,

Nav screen has the Warning with ďAcceptĒ by the lower right button when the beast is started. Recently it has intermittently not responded to the button push, meaning the screen stays in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-25-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By 14thbmw
I would love to see one of these (4.6is or 4.8is)...

I would love to see one of these (4.6is or 4.8is) on Bring a Trailer!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By 14thbmw
Couple of ideas. One, the drain may be...

Couple of ideas.
One, the drain may be blocked at the other end, so good to try to check it all out.
Two, a good quality cabin air filter in these cars will get most outdoor smells out - not a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By 14thbmw
Not sure that it matters, and I may be misreading...

Not sure that it matters, and I may be misreading your post(s), but you only push the first and third button simultaneously to reset the garage door coding. Otherwise press and hold any one button...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By 14thbmw
I had a problem with my homelink not working...

I had a problem with my homelink not working although the lights were operating - the garage door wasn’t opening or closing. Went on eBay and found a used unit and popped it in there. Easiest DIY...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,335
Posted By 14thbmw
I’ve owned mine for 8 years and about 75k miles...

I’ve owned mine for 8 years and about 75k miles (has about 165k on it now). I was driving it Saturday and was frustrated by an intermittent brake light warning and got thinking I should fix that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-03-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By 14thbmw
Price seems fair, and it doesnít seem like your...

Price seems fair, and it doesnít seem like your Indy has gone on a shopping expedition as the list is reasonable and appropriate for the mileage and age.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-31-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By 14thbmw
Looks like you got a good one! There are...

Looks like you got a good one!

There are others much more expert than I here, my guess would be the compressor or related stuff which possibly got wet, or a sensor. The non-response to the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By 14thbmw
Welcome

Welcome
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-12-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By 14thbmw
With only 6 posts to your username, you likely...

With only 6 posts to your username, you likely donít realize that Andrewwynn is one of the most knowledgeable participants on this board, having done some excellent research, tear-aparts, videos and...
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