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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,211
Posted By crazybmwdriver
yeah you need to replace that ****

yeah you need to replace that ****
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2005, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By crazybmwdriver
:slap:

:slap:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Could one mount the cd player in the glove box?

Could one mount the cd player in the glove box?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2005, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Thanks for all the replies.

Thanks for all the replies.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Commute is too short to properly warm up car

Hello,

My commute to work is less than 5 minutes. To ensure the car gets warmed up I take a route that basically puts me at the office as soon as the temp. needle hits the mid pt. of the gauge. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By crazybmwdriver
An optional battery pack is available. It...

An optional battery pack is available.

It does come with an AC adaptor and USB cord so that one can hook it up to a PC to update the address book and download trip logging data.

Is the bean bag...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Review of Magellan 700

The Magellan 700 certainly exceeded all of my expectations. The interface is very intuitative and user friendly, and I haven't even opened the CD ROM/users guide that came with it.

The first...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By crazybmwdriver
I ordered mine for $900 from Infinity Micro. ...

I ordered mine for $900 from Infinity Micro. Much cheaper than the $1300 most other places are asking.

http://www.infinity-micro.com/prodDisplay.asp
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Thanks for the links to the mounting kits. ...

Thanks for the links to the mounting kits.

I'll post a report/review on the 700 after I've played with it a couple of days. May or may not be useful as I have not used any of the other units...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Where to mount Magellan 700

After mulling over the navigation issue for weeks, I decided I didn't want to experiment with installing a double din Eclipse and the factory nav is too much work for a not so great navi system. So...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Sorry bout that, here is the fixed link. ...

Sorry bout that, here is the fixed link.


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7954432220&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By crazybmwdriver
18" X5 wheels on ebay

Check 'em out if you're interested:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7954432220&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,924
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Thanks for the pic Jan. That is not an X5...

Thanks for the pic Jan. That is not an X5 correct? So the only way to do this to hack up the stock dash/vents? Is there not enough room otherwise.

As far as I know, the only OBC functions that...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2005, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,924
Posted By crazybmwdriver
More info on Eclipse Double DIN Navi Unit

Ok, I measured the stock radio dimensions and got L 8.8" and W 4.4" and the Eclipse Nav unit measures L 7" and W 4", so we're good there. Now the question is how much depth is there with the stock...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2005, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,310
Posted By crazybmwdriver
500 watts will be more than enough for one 12" if...

500 watts will be more than enough for one 12" if MTX makes the amps like they used to. I had a Thunder 280 (2X40watts?) in my car in 1998 bridged to a single twelve and it would drop. That W3...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By crazybmwdriver
bump

bump
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Phils and AutoXer, Good news. Sounds like the...

Phils and AutoXer,
Good news. Sounds like the PDC will be ok after it thaws and the dealer will replace the wood grain under warranty. Thanks for the responses.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2005, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Wood grain cracked in cold weather

During the icestorm here in Atlanta I got about a half inch thick sheet of ice that completely covered the X5 for a day. Today when I got into the car two of the wood grain pieces (CD Player cover...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By crazybmwdriver
If you compare the quality of this kit to OEM...

If you compare the quality of this kit to OEM you'd likely see what IFLYX5 is talking about.

IMO, I'd never buy a 28 pc. wood dash kit for $128 to go on an X5 :tsk:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2005, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By crazybmwdriver
2nd Owner Extended Warranty

I'm interested in getting an extended warranty on my X5 with 44k miles. Do I have to go aftermarket? Are there pitfalls to aftermarket warranties? Does anyone else have an extended warranty as the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2005, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By crazybmwdriver
How do I remove the A-Pillar

I need to take the A-pillars off to glue the headliner material back on because it isn't sticking anymore in some places. Has anyone else had this problem? I bought some 3M spray on adhesive and I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2005, 08:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,501
Posted By crazybmwdriver
2001 4.4 44k

2001 4.4 44k
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,025
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Thanks for the cost/benefit analysis. I am sure...

Thanks for the cost/benefit analysis. I am sure I will get the cold air intake. I am a little worried about the exhaust though because I don't want anything loud.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,025
Posted By crazybmwdriver
Dinan Air intake and exhaust system

Does anyone know if these increase gas mileage noticeably? If so, how much?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,422
Posted By crazybmwdriver
I talked to the installer at HIFI Buys the other...

I talked to the installer at HIFI Buys the other day and I had intended on getting the Eclipse 2494 AVN. However they said that the dash isn't big enough to hold a double DIN. It's probably worth...
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