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Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 11-29-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,410
Posted By BMW Fahrer
M5: 2006 SMG or 2007 6-speed

I'm conducting a survey here to see what everyone thinks about ordering an M5. I've been wanting a new M5 since I saw the first one roll into the local dealer last month. However, I'm divided...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 11-18-2005, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,995
Posted By BMW Fahrer
BTW, M6 wheels (and other minor options) are an...

BTW, M6 wheels (and other minor options) are an available in Germany and Europe for the new M5, but not for North America. Whazzup wit dat?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2005, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By BMW Fahrer
My cousin in NY has an M5 with Xenon. He's...

My cousin in NY has an M5 with Xenon. He's replaced it several times and apparently it's a high theft item over the nav system and airbag.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,929
Posted By BMW Fahrer
No. My system was dead and ride quality felt...

No. My system was dead and ride quality felt like crap. Took BMW 3x to figure this one out for me. I think they replaced every conceivable part in the active suspension system.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2005, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Lemonade anyone?

I'm interested to hear what the final outcome of your deal will be. I've analyzed the number of times I've taken my new X5 to dealer during the 11 months of ownership. The record shows 9 times it's...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,973
Posted By BMW Fahrer
After they change your steering gear, make sure...

After they change your steering gear, make sure that they also re-align your X5!

I've found some interesting threads in regards to the 'Clunk' when performing a search last night:...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2005, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,973
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Sorry - I have Adjustable Ride Height

Sorry - I have Adjustable Ride Height
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2005, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,973
Posted By BMW Fahrer
sport suspension with x-drive and 18" wheels

sport suspension with x-drive and 18" wheels
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,973
Posted By BMW Fahrer
It sounds like a similar problem I'm...

It sounds like a similar problem I'm experiencing. I've had a nasty clunk sound from the front suspension for a few months now, but mine occurs whenever I steer. The problem is replicable when you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,825
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Exclamation Npf

My X5 with same specs as yours has the SAME issue at 7000 miles!!! The dealer looked at it today and informed me of the "we diagnosed with an NPF (no problem found)". They think that some bushing...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,087
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Steering / Suspension Clunk

I've noticed this same intermittent issue with my 8 month old X5 when I travel in reverse from a slight incline, then turn the steering wheel to the right. The 'clunk' sensation that you hear and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2005, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Check this out: http://www.eisenhaus.com/main.php

Check this out: http://www.eisenhaus.com/main.php
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2005, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By BMW Fahrer
I just checked out the Eisenmann site and noticed...

I just checked out the Eisenmann site and noticed your choice for a sport and racing version.
Which one did you get? Did your 4.4 sound like the video after install, even though the X5 in the video...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2005, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By BMW Fahrer
BMW builds "special vehicles" by batch on a...

BMW builds "special vehicles" by batch on a predetermined schedule.
In the UK, X5Sport needs a right hand drive configuration with Euro specs.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Forgot to mention ... they might go well with...

Forgot to mention ... they might go well with those fake Louis Vuittons, imitation Rolexes, knock off DVD movies for a buck. Yeah baby.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By BMW Fahrer
When I stomp on the gas from a dead stop, my 4.4i...

When I stomp on the gas from a dead stop, my 4.4i feels like it has a bit of turbo lag. It's an interesting feel when the variable intake manifold senses "FULL PONIES". It pulls like heck.

I did...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Wow. Knock-off tires are now available too? I'd...

Wow. Knock-off tires are now available too? I'd wouldn't trust my life with these!
:rofl:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2005, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Actually, I would it would make sense for BMW to...

Actually, I would it would make sense for BMW to make this change to stay on top of the market for '05-'06. If not, then the risk is that everyone considering an X5 will wait for tne new '07. This...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,893
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Talking Sure, if you know someone living on a military...

Sure, if you know someone living on a military base in Europe.
Military personnel overseas get special attention when they buy Euro spec vehicles and have them converted to US "Federal" standards...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2005, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Your friendly BMW dealer will have this list.

Your friendly BMW dealer will have this list.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-06-2005, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By BMW Fahrer
My BMW dealer charged me only $78.00 for full...

My BMW dealer charged me only $78.00 for full synthetic, and oil filter for my vehicle. $250 sounds pretty steep, unless he's going to fully detail the car inside and out in addition to oil change. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,929
Posted By BMW Fahrer
EHC = Electronic Height Control BTW, the...

EHC = Electronic Height Control

BTW, the dealer replaced my EHC module last week along with finding the air leaks in the system. The ride control works mighty fine now.
If all goes well with...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2005, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Talking Mine came with this roof in an option package. ...

Mine came with this roof in an option package. Great option indeed!
I dazzle people who ride in my X5 with the retractable 'dome'.

No complaints here.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,489
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Talking Just seems like every other X-Series post is...

Just seems like every other X-Series post is about some problem. :dunno:

BMW owners are nitpicks. We pay attention to details and want things to be perfect in Utopia.
After driving a 325i...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,977
Posted By BMW Fahrer
Thanks for the update. Unfortunately, this...

Thanks for the update. Unfortunately, this "misfire" does not occur only during a cold start, but also during warm starts (ie: turn off vehicle after driving for some time when engine is warmed up,...
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