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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By wpoll
Just doing the MID, not the cluster/dash LCD.

Just doing the MID, not the cluster/dash LCD.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By wpoll
For $100, I'd do the same. :rolleyes: The...

For $100, I'd do the same. :rolleyes:

The ribbon is costing me $40 and a replacement MID unit would be more like $250-$400, so in I go! :thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By wpoll
Coming up next...

While servicing my 3.0d last weekend, I noticed that I had lost another line of pixels on my MID display.

Current number of lines missing: five

Limit of missing lines my OCD can cope with: four...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-06-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By wpoll
Great advice but all rather hard to do on an...

Great advice but all rather hard to do on an engine that is not (yet) in a car... ;)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-05-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By wpoll
Only 170mph.... :bustingup I had a late 80s...

Only 170mph.... :bustingup

I had a late 80s FZ600 a long time ago - traded "up" to a CBR600. Haven't had a sport bike for about 15 years now... went over the dark (ADV) side...

One of the great...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-05-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By wpoll
That's not a car wheel I spy there, OB... whatcha...

That's not a car wheel I spy there, OB... whatcha got hiding there...? Something fast by the size of that rotor! :-)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-05-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By wpoll
Oh, David - one thing I noticed - the lower trim...

Oh, David - one thing I noticed - the lower trim is all painted the same colour as the body. Do you think this is factory or has a PO had this all painted?

Mine is the standard black plastic -...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-05-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By wpoll
Welcome and congrats on the very nice car! Nearly...

Welcome and congrats on the very nice car! Nearly identical to mine (except for LHD vs RHD). Mine came off the assembly line line four days after yours. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By wpoll
Not too many bicycle sales down this way! One...

Not too many bicycle sales down this way! One (slight) silver lining for those of you in the north is that you're heading into summer - it will make managing this situation somewhat easier. We're...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 902
Posted By wpoll
In that case, it's likely that the airbag is...

In that case, it's likely that the airbag is either still unplugged or they broke the connector to the airbag when they changed door handle. So yeah, you're opening up the door again...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By wpoll
As mentioned above, today was oil change day. ...

As mentioned above, today was oil change day.

After removing the access hatch, I used some duct tape to make a barrier/dam - the oil comes out damn fast and usually ends up all under the sound...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-03-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,255
Posted By wpoll
Bugger all... the OEM Osram lamp (64113...

Bugger all... the OEM Osram lamp (64113 (https://www.osram.com/ecat/ORIGINAL%20MINIWATT-Signal%20lamps-Cars-Automotive%20Lighting/com/en/GPS01_1057058/PP_EUROPE_Europe_eCat/ZMP_60888/)) is rated at...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-03-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By wpoll
OK, here ya go - detailed pictures of each...

OK, here ya go - detailed pictures of each side...

Left - three black nuts.

https://i.ibb.co/tqGRmp2/20200404-114334.jpg (https://ibb.co/StjSswm)

https://i.ibb.co/q1dQq12/20200404-114423.jpg...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-03-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By wpoll
Nice work, OB!! :thumbup: I'm planning on...

Nice work, OB!! :thumbup:

I'm planning on doing an oil change etc. today. Luckily, I have the oil and filter on-hand, since with NZ still in total lock-down, we cannot get supplies that are not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-02-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By wpoll
A: Note sure what you mean here. The jack is held...

A: Note sure what you mean here. The jack is held in place by a rubber strap, in front of spare tyre, below floor panel. The tyre tray is bolted to the trunk (boot) floor.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-01-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By wpoll
Anything that flows more will filter less.....

Anything that flows more will filter less.. (generally speaking).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-01-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By wpoll
It sounds really like the small plug on the front...

It sounds really like the small plug on the front of the alternator is loose or has a bad connection that fails as it heats up...
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-31-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By wpoll
Yeah, this looks more complex than the usual...

Yeah, this looks more complex than the usual charge indicator.

The only way the charge lamp (battery symbol) can normally light is if the DME takes pin 1 on X60004 low, and it'll do this under...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-30-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 902
Posted By wpoll
To warn you to not screw with it. :dunno: It...

To warn you to not screw with it. :dunno:

It looks to be a setting that controls the data bus type for the communications. Set it wrong and you may not be able to communicate with the module...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-30-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,540
Posted By wpoll
I have used these folk for parts. Very good...

I have used these folk for parts. Very good service and pricing but slow shipping to this part of the world (nearly as far from Latvia as you can get and stay on the planet!). Packaging was good too...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-29-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By wpoll
I think Prop was laughing at the parking...

I think Prop was laughing at the parking space.... :D
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-29-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By wpoll
The car in question is a pre-facelift, so no...

The car in question is a pre-facelift, so no xDrive.

And no, worn transfer case oil doesn't light up anything - just sets a code in the VTG module (54C6).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By wpoll
Nice - noticably brighter, even in daylight....

Nice - noticably brighter, even in daylight. :thumbup:

But as I suspected, not legal. Not that anyone will care... :D

Check out the dim grey fine print on the bottom of page 2 & 3 of Narva LED...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By wpoll
Well heck - they look just like the Bi-Xenons in...

Well heck - they look just like the Bi-Xenons in your photos - who knew? (not me!). :rolleyes:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By wpoll
I'm thinking the trans failsafe may pop up after...

I'm thinking the trans failsafe may pop up after a long crank as the battery voltage falls too low for the trans. I think you can discount this as a casue, just a result of the long crank. And yes, I...
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