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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,441
Posted By simoncpw
I couldn't wait as the drain plug was leaking oil...

I couldn't wait as the drain plug was leaking oil pretty badly. So went ahead and just completed replacing the oil pan, drain plug, gasket and oil level sensor. Looks ok now.

The hardest part was...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,441
Posted By simoncpw
Hi Stunt, Sorry to dig up this old thread....

Hi Stunt,

Sorry to dig up this old thread. I'm hoping to fix the tread on the oil pan instead of replacing it completely.

Can you let me know the exact Time-Cert kit / part number is required?...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-25-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,365
Posted By simoncpw
The H&R "Kit" should include the links already if...

The H&R "Kit" should include the links already if you order the correct part no.

These might help....
- H&R site (http://www.hrsprings.com/application/search/results/4/180/2002) (click on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-25-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,365
Posted By simoncpw
Nice :thumbup:

Nice :thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-25-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,365
Posted By simoncpw
I went with the H&R kit: lowering springs for...

I went with the H&R kit: lowering springs for from and rear end links.

Been running them for 3 years without any issue.

Here's...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-02-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,152
Posted By simoncpw
This might help.... ...

This might help....

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/61235-wet-floor-not-drainage-block-fixed.html
Forum: Group Buys 09-05-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 63,405
Posted By simoncpw
So umnitza... are you still selling these same...

So umnitza... are you still selling these same (http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/53278-umnitza-projector-53-a.html) headlights with the onion rings?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,413
Posted By simoncpw
I'm not sure. But from what I read on this forum,...

I'm not sure. But from what I read on this forum, water in the front seat area is usually caused by the sunroof drainage being blocked.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,126
Posted By simoncpw
This might help..... ...

This might help.....

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/61235-wet-floor-not-drainage-block-fixed.html
Forum: Group Buys 11-16-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 63,405
Posted By simoncpw
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 46,962
Posted By simoncpw
ihvabmr - they are just a roll black vinyl sheets...

ihvabmr - they are just a roll black vinyl sheets / stickers, that I cut as I stick and wrap to the bonnet.

amc1957 - 25mm for the front was a little to too much for my own taste, but may still...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,208
Posted By simoncpw
For my case of breaking multiple fuel sensors, it...

For my case of breaking multiple fuel sensors, it was finally tracked down the fuel sensor being pressured / "squeezed" by the fuel tank. I suspect it was because I used to load VERY heavy stuff into...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,967
Posted By simoncpw
I actually went the other way and replaced the...

I actually went the other way and replaced the color-coded handles with the black handles!

You can see more details from my thread here...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-20-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,674
Posted By simoncpw
Nope, no warning lights at all. The H&R lowering...

Nope, no warning lights at all. The H&R lowering kit for the E53 comes with a pair of links already.

Spacers are 15mm front and 25mm rear.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,674
Posted By simoncpw
I had mine lowered with the H&R kit: Springs for...

I had mine lowered with the H&R kit: Springs for front and lower links for rear air suspension.

Ride quality / handling - I don't even remember what it was like before the mod. But I think there...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-18-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By simoncpw
Agreed. Avoid slamming the doors hard would help,...

Agreed. Avoid slamming the doors hard would help, especially when the window at down position.

The front/pass just failed the other day, the window dived right down to the bottom. After taking...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-31-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,220
Posted By simoncpw
I would say keep in Silver for this body color!...

I would say keep in Silver for this body color! They will look small in black IMO.

Cheers.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,702
Posted By simoncpw
Thanks again for the heads up. Dis &...

Thanks again for the heads up.

Dis & Reconnecting the battery did fix the radio / audio issue. However, the X5 wouldn't start up normally.

Upon ignition, the engine would start, but it would...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-26-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,702
Posted By simoncpw
Thanks for the info. I tried the "1-Wait,...

Thanks for the info.

I tried the "1-Wait, 2-Wait" start up sequence, but it didn't help.

And I also notice it takes slightly longer time (a few seconds) for the computer / head unit to boot up....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-25-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,702
Posted By simoncpw
Radio / Audio No response

Hi all,

I have the factory Head unit with LCD monitor and premium DSP audio.

While listening to radio this afternoon, it suddenly lost the audio.
- pressing the "Mode" button has no response,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-16-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 98,629
Posted By simoncpw
Checked the fuse?

Checked the fuse?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-15-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,475
Posted By simoncpw
Sorry to hear about this. I do feel the pain. I...

Sorry to hear about this. I do feel the pain. I really do. That's why I left the link in my signature to warn people :-(
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-15-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,475
Posted By simoncpw
So sounds like Unmmnitza hasn't changed at all...

So sounds like Unmmnitza hasn't changed at all and still don't send what they sold to their customer :confused:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-13-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,025
Posted By simoncpw
Unlikely to be a 4.8is.... unless running boards...

Unlikely to be a 4.8is.... unless running boards not installed as standard for 4.8is in the US?! :dunno:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,858
Posted By simoncpw
Thanks, TwinsPoppa ;-) That is correct, 15mm...

Thanks, TwinsPoppa ;-)

That is correct, 15mm front and 25mm in the back!
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