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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-17-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Clockwork
But a used clockspring and replace. Not...

But a used clockspring and replace. Not difficult, but a bit time consuming, I believe

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Clockwork
That's an average to high price for that many...

That's an average to high price for that many miles

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-27-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 31,464
Posted By Clockwork
hi all, after about 4 years of the PDC system not...

hi all, after about 4 years of the PDC system not working (DIS5.7 and INPA show all 8 sensors have a bad negative somewhere), I decided to grab a used one from a pick-n-pull yard.
My x5 had a PDC...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-22-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By Clockwork
The point of my factory sub enclosure mod was to...

The point of my factory sub enclosure mod was to retain a full open trunk and utilize the factory location and box.
I agree that external boxes and "non-shallow mount" subs are sensational, but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-22-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By Clockwork
So I just created a second box and tested....

So I just created a second box and tested. Sensational sound and now for local sale :)

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-22-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,224
Posted By Clockwork
Ah crap. Ok well I was reading post 69 where...

Ah crap.
Ok well I was reading post 69 where you said the Grom cable to purchase was a 50 ohm cable so I just looked for a 50 ohm cable outside of Grom (because of shipping fees).


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-22-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Clockwork
If you like the look of the NAV but want the...

If you like the look of the NAV but want the upgraded features, just buy a BlueBus device and connect it to the DSP cable in trunk and voila, you have modern features with classic e53 interior look
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-21-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,224
Posted By Clockwork
In case anyone in Canada needs that Fakra Cable(...

In case anyone in Canada needs that Fakra Cable( female to female SMB connector RG174 cable), it's sold on Amazon.ca cheaper than it is from Grom, as the shipping is the killer from USA. You just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-21-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By Clockwork
The Monsoons will not be direct fit so you will...

The Monsoons will not be direct fit so you will have to modify the sub enclosure to accept the 4 screws as opposed to 3 from BMW speakers

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-21-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By Clockwork
Purplecty, if you are asking me, it's because a...

Purplecty, if you are asking me, it's because a single 10" sub will sound better than two 6" subs


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-21-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Clockwork
What wire harnesses is goofed up? And are you...

What wire harnesses is goofed up?
And are you sure you want to go back to the factory sub? It's not really that good. Underwhelming.

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-19-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 56,587
Posted By Clockwork
I enjoyed Hertz components in my E46 before as...

I enjoyed Hertz components in my E46 before as well.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-18-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,224
Posted By Clockwork
Curious, if anyone else has had issues where...

Curious, if anyone else has had issues where their music will "skip" from time to time. Sometimes it's when I hit a bump or sometimes it's when I switch the auto gear selector from f to r, or if I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-17-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,224
Posted By Clockwork
A while back, Ted showed a place to buy the...

A while back, Ted showed a place to buy the Digital Cable and it was just $10 and the proper ohm value


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-17-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By Clockwork
Ok neat to note... I am tearing down a perfect...

Ok neat to note...
I am tearing down a perfect factory sub box (to convert to a single MB Quart 10" sub) and during the teardown I discovered the subs are actually Dual Voice Coil subs. Nifty AND...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-17-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,494
Posted By Clockwork
Funny timing on this secondary Air Pump problem,...

Funny timing on this secondary Air Pump problem, as my friend who just had the same problem on his e39 530i and he researched it on his face site and found out the problem is almost ALWAYS the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By Clockwork
So I finally finalized the job. Speaker grill...

So I finally finalized the job. Speaker grill added and as much as I wish it was smaller, i still think it looks ok. But most importantly it will protect the sub.
See first post for last few pics of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Clockwork
It's no worries, but thanks for updste. I...

It's no worries, but thanks for updste.
I really just need the vallet key to hide safely inside my x5 somewhere.
I have an older battery replaceable type key fob hidden on x5 already, in case I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Clockwork
Good tip, thanks! Sent from my Pixel 3 using...

Good tip, thanks!

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12,798
Views: 1,688,090
Posted By Clockwork
New SACHS shock absorbers in all 4 corners (front...

New SACHS shock absorbers in all 4 corners (front left had completely failed) and 2 new front strut mounts (as the metal sleeve/rubber disc in the originals had busted out).
She rides tight like a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,753
Posted By Clockwork
Wow. I have no intentions of going away from my...

Wow. I have no intentions of going away from my factory rear only air bag set up (heck I'm adding new Sachs shock absorbers tomorrow honestly) but the level of detail/info in the first post is just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-07-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Clockwork
Your slowness is completely different and yes is...

Your slowness is completely different and yes is a gear/motor issue.
Easy to replace but time consuming.

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-06-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,483
Posted By Clockwork
I believe I used Foundtek... ...

I believe I used Foundtek...
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-06-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Clockwork
Exactly what I was gonna say Sent from my...

Exactly what I was gonna say

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Clockwork
Could be two different manufacturers of the part....

Could be two different manufacturers of the part.
Could be a small upgrade to shape 8f made by same manufacturer.
Should not affect any use.

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