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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By Peter7
Redbook value for private sale for 2006 3L:...

Redbook value for private sale for 2006 3L: 24800-28100 with mileage 70000-130000 km.
My friends also got insurance evaluation (2003 4.4L 125000km, no logbooks) : minimum $28xxx, maximum $34xxx,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By Peter7
Once more, have a look what the ASKING prices are...

Once more, have a look what the ASKING prices are (carsales.com.au for example) for used e53- possible you will be surprised. Premium segment vehicles are not holding value and 20k can be too much...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By Peter7
Why you need to replace sunroof at first place?...

Why you need to replace sunroof at first place? E53 before facelift donít have problems with it as far as I know. Panoramic sunroofs for 9/2003-2006 models required maintenance first of all, but...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By Peter7
When I worked for VW, Holden and Ford dealerships...

When I worked for VW, Holden and Ford dealerships as a motor mechanic there were bonus systems linked to workshop sales, i.e. more parts you recommended to replace (and customer accepts that), more...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By Peter7
Yes, I can. But it will be not cheaper, as I...

Yes, I can. But it will be not cheaper, as I still need to write new key into EWS, i.e. I need to use AK90 (have it anyway).
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By Peter7
You just confirmed that I was right that...

You just confirmed that I was right that mechanics at BMW participating in sales activity (getting bonuses). :rofl:
How do you know who serviced or repaired the car you willing to buy, if dealers...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By Peter7
Why do you decide that options are only...

Why do you decide that options are only "unskilled hands" and dealer? If you personally cannot do anything with cars (including BMW) except driving, please, do not extend your "knowledge" to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,798
Posted By Peter7
You need to decide you need an engineer or...

You need to decide you need an engineer or technician for servicing your BMW. :)
Your mechanic said that for a reason- if you and other people will service their cars by themselves, how he will pay...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By Peter7
The main question you should answer for yourself:...

The main question you should answer for yourself: who will repair the car? If you handy enough to fix it by yourself its ok to buy, if you will go to $stealership you will possible pay a lot.
All...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By Peter7
It can me any of problems you mentioned. Buy INPA...

It can me any of problems you mentioned. Buy INPA and do your diagnostics -you can save a lot at the end of the day.
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