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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-01-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By Shawnv
Wow...It's been a while. The E53's getting fixed!...

Wow...It's been a while. The E53's getting fixed!

She's been in my garage parked since this last post and in the last week I've found the following:

Hood : OEM (Silver) needs to be painted...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Shawnv
Just in case: On one of my other vehicles it...

Just in case: On one of my other vehicles it turned out the squeal was do to the rubber seal failing in the harmonic balancer/Vibration damper. This was the first time I ever heard of or delt with...
Forum: Parting Out 12-08-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Shawnv
Hey Jay, Your east coast so it's after 10....

Hey Jay,

Your east coast so it's after 10. didn't want to call. Please let us know what you have. May be interested but shipping to Chicago would perhaps be to costly. Looking for black front...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,930
Posted By Shawnv
4.4i? Probably same issue. e38 it was the...

4.4i? Probably same issue. e38 it was the Vanos...easy to check and repair..Mine was torn first. Little smoke, bad accelleration. Then it ripped all the way through - lots of white smoke, no...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By Shawnv
Agreed..Bigtime!

Agreed..Bigtime!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By Shawnv
Post accident pics

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By Shawnv
Thank you Scott, Sent a PM.

Thank you Scott, Sent a PM.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By Shawnv
Exclamation To repair, modify, or part out - that is the Q. 01' X5 4.4i

Well, After putting my e38 in the grave we bought a 01' e53 4.4i also, blk on blk..Well, our teen decided to attempt to drive through a stopped car.:dunno:

It seems the fenders will be okay, the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Shawnv
Not bad on the parts side as listed, you don't...

Not bad on the parts side as listed, you don't have to go with the non-solid plates in the front if you want to save $60. lol but I would go with ceramic pads.
As far as labor that seems a bit high...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,930
Posted By Shawnv
Not sure if this engine has the same issue with...

Not sure if this engine has the same issue with the Vanos that my e38 did but....The part is bolted onto the back of the intake manifold if it does. 60$ part with a lil diaphram that gets ripped and...
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