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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,070
Posted By Crowz
I don't understand all the complications to this....

I don't understand all the complications to this.

Here is how I handled mine and probably had less in them than this all will in the end.

1. Bought normal led bulbs. No load ballast. Just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
I would be leery of that one. Salvage title and...

I would be leery of that one. Salvage title and signs of a something coolant wise letting go under the hood at one time plus it is leaking/overheating from the description.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,527
Posted By Crowz
I would look for a radio that had everything...

I would look for a radio that had everything required to install it. If its a quality package it will come with everything required to install the radio.

My Seicane for instance had everything...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,527
Posted By Crowz
Well made trumps android version. ...

Well made trumps android version.

Processor and memory trumps android version.

Construction quality and reliability trumps android version.

All of that said as long as its at least...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
I'll do a bit of looking later tonight and see...

I'll do a bit of looking later tonight and see what I can find closer by.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
Not really I had to come out to 400 miles range...

Not really I had to come out to 400 miles range from here to get a good one to pop. Let me look again real quick.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
You can get a wrecker yard auto trans around here...

You can get a wrecker yard auto trans around here for $500 to 750 with a guarantee. I have bought them $250.

Clutch, pressure plate and throw out bearing oe is over $300 from looking just now....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
The above said the only ones I found that were in...

The above said the only ones I found that were in decent enough shape Id consider buying personally were in the $7000 range. Way to much for the average E53 in these parts. But its the manual trans I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
Well going thru all the car search engines I have...

Well going thru all the car search engines I have it looks like $4000 is the average lowest price for any x5's with a manual transmission currently for sale at the moment.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
Cars are so cheap in Alabama I didn't negotiate....

Cars are so cheap in Alabama I didn't negotiate. The asked what I would give and I said a $1000 and they said sold.

I did end up giving them $200 extra for the new battery they had to put in it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
Bad part now is a new clutch and pressure plate...

Bad part now is a new clutch and pressure plate for a bmw cost the same as a replacement automatic transmission and requires the same effort to swap them :)

Not to mention the banjo lever...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
The latest one I bought was $1000.

The latest one I bought was $1000.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-20-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
If you do decide on a e46 I have one of those I'd...

If you do decide on a e46 I have one of those I'd sell. 5 Speed manual and new clutch and suspension.

Gets 41 mpg :)

Only flaw is the clear coats starting to come off. Paint guy keeps...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-19-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,515
Posted By Crowz
Its a crap shoot if it will work on different...

Its a crap shoot if it will work on different android models. Been there done that. Some have had some nasty conflicts back in the day. The older eonons did not care for it.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-19-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 654
Posted By Crowz
Im in Alabama too and I spent a year hunting for...

Im in Alabama too and I spent a year hunting for a manual version and ended up settling for an automatic. No regrets. In all honesty I think the automatic was a better fit seeing as I wanted to creep...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-19-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,527
Posted By Crowz
As mentioned there are tons of brands to choose...

As mentioned there are tons of brands to choose from. Im partial to Seicane and will stick with them since I have had flawless results with them. I have a few eonon units which work but the Seicane...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-19-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,515
Posted By Crowz
Be careful with that one as it can conflict with...

Be careful with that one as it can conflict with different bios setup on different android units. Some have had some nasty problems using it on other platforms.

Its used allot but it can cause...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-18-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By Crowz
I know I was all for swapping out the rear air on...

I know I was all for swapping out the rear air on the 2001 I bought since it wasn't working but I am SOOO glad I didn't after fixing it.

Even with just the rear air it rides so much smoother...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-18-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,515
Posted By Crowz
I have mine set to show the wife's name and then...

I have mine set to show the wife's name and then X5 after it. She likes it and says it makes it feel personalized :)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-17-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 325
Posted By Crowz
If the proportioning valve circuit in the abs...

If the proportioning valve circuit in the abs unit is clogged or messing up it will also cause the abs to go nuts when braking. Most cars the proportioning valve isn't inside the abs unit but a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-17-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 325
Posted By Crowz
Called the guy I found the problem for on the...

Called the guy I found the problem for on the 330i and he reminded me I used the autoenginuity software on my notebook computer to find his problem.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-17-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 325
Posted By Crowz
Ok rereading this I now see there is nothing...

Ok rereading this I now see there is nothing wrong with the system so no codes. Bad wheels sensors, contaminated sensors or wires leading to the sensors are all that can cause it act up like that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-17-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 325
Posted By Crowz
If it was me I would buy a scan tool like the...

If it was me I would buy a scan tool like the foxwell or get the cables and use a laptop. Something that can actually pull the codes for the abs. It will tell you exactly whats wrong.

For...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-17-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,515
Posted By Crowz
Not in any of the radios I have. I also...

Not in any of the radios I have.

I also haven't had one do that either.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-16-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10,769
Views: 1,317,553
Posted By Crowz
Actually its super simple to do but does require...

Actually its super simple to do but does require pa soft and the cable to do it.

This covers how to do it.

PA Soft 1.4 | Crowz Nest...
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