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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
welcome Biddle and congrats. I like them in...

welcome Biddle and congrats. I like them in silver. Do consider the UUC shift kit and clutch delay valve delete, great improvements on shifting performance.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-21-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
tecboy, I have towed around 5k or so behind mine...

tecboy, I have towed around 5k or so behind mine - two horse trailer and flat bed loaded with hay, etc. Not much torque, so I find myself downshifting lots from 6th to 4th going over rolling hills....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Congrats, Tony, mine is LB09992, born Valentine's...

Congrats, Tony, mine is LB09992, born Valentine's Day, 2006, perhaps off the production line right after yours'. Like the sportsitze [sport seats], same as mine. You will have a tough time finding a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Welcome, Javamon, fine looking example and you...

Welcome, Javamon, fine looking example and you are a welcome addition to the three pedal club. I, too, like that dark color, though I can't tell on my screen if its the dark green, gray, or even the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-02-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Welcome! External cosmetics look good, and...

Welcome! External cosmetics look good, and certainly low mileage.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
RB, I looked at the Nicker? thread on the E46...

RB, I looked at the Nicker? thread on the E46 site, which I believe you reference. Helpful. The question is how much of the CCV stuff I need to replace, compared to just cleaning it out, given that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
I won't mess with a half-arsed ccv fix, though I...

I won't mess with a half-arsed ccv fix, though I would trust a G.A.S. solution. I haven't looked for a ccv r&r DIY, but probably should, as much as mine is drinking syn oil like a sailor drinking...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Thanks, squid, at $100 or so, I'm thinking I'll...

Thanks, squid, at $100 or so, I'm thinking I'll order the repair kit with the 1.2 bar coolant cap and just do it. I wish they'd get around to finalizing the CCV fix for M54s ....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Absent codes, squid, how did you identify the...

Absent codes, squid, how did you identify the failure? Did you just inspect the DISA while doing something else? I see no symptoms,but am tempted to just order the repair kit and fix it when I next...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
BMWman, looks like you have some cosmetic [and...

BMWman, looks like you have some cosmetic [and more!] work to do. Good luck!!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-20-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
On fuel mileage: my OBC, not reset since I have...

On fuel mileage: my OBC, not reset since I have owned it, shows over 21 mpg; I calculate 20+ mpg, occasionally over 21, on premium [w/10% ethenol in GA] since changing the plugs and oxygen sensors,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Nice pickup, Pete. You moving the bull bar and...

Nice pickup, Pete. You moving the bull bar and ski rack over, or is the prior model sold?
If you haven't already, consider the CDV delete and short shift kit mods. Much recommended!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-15-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Still appears on Craigslist, for anyone...

Still appears on Craigslist, for anyone interested in joining the three pedal X53 cavalry ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
A recently-posted 2003 5 spd on Craigslist ATL....

A recently-posted 2003 5 spd on Craigslist ATL. Mileage higher than I would like, 159k, but looks like its well-cared for. Check it out .
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 5-SPEED MANUAL, NAV, PREMIUM PACKAGE 159K...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-17-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Campy, as Green Dragon's response discloses, his...

Campy, as Green Dragon's response discloses, his Utah hillbilly techie mods made his install of the less-expensive alternative a bit trickier than the UUC install. Choose your poison ......:)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-09-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
That's a fine-looking example, and you have...

That's a fine-looking example, and you have clearly taken good care of it. Good luck with the sale!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-05-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Ants Oz, in the US of A, that's the punch line to...

Ants Oz, in the US of A, that's the punch line to a long 'smart pig' joke. Only heathens down under still eat dogs, even one leg at a time ......

On the topic of manual transmissions, interesting...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Mighty fine looking silver bullet you have there,...

Mighty fine looking silver bullet you have there, Josh. Welcome to the registry!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
I'll keep my woody, for now ;)

I'll keep my woody, for now ;)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Dillon, even if you don't spring for the UUC...

Dillon, even if you don't spring for the UUC shift kit, do the CDV. You won't regret it. And yes, RB's titanium trim looks great. He takes any opportunity to show it off ....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-07-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
BUMP - for the benefit of NY X5 Guy, the newest...

BUMP - for the benefit of NY X5 Guy, the newest member of the three-pedal mafia ....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Sarek, don't tease us. As Gregory's polite...

Sarek, don't tease us. As Gregory's polite questions indicate, there is probably significant interest here in the 'conversion to manual' process, give the age of our vehicles and the failure rate in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-31-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
I don't know if its the same place; like you, I...

I don't know if its the same place; like you, I flew in based on posted website pictures and their report of work done and found my X5 to be exactly as advertised, with all needed repairs done to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-30-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Several posters here have installed the UUC SSK...

Several posters here have installed the UUC SSK since it came on the market early this year. It appears to be the only option, unless you, like Green Dragon, are prepared to do extensive mods to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-29-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,606
Posted By Riggodeaux
Green Dragon is the wrong guy to ask about the...

Green Dragon is the wrong guy to ask about the SSK; he's in the middle of creating the Utah techie hillbilly version :). Look for my thread on the SSK and CDV, lots of input from many about this...
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