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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Zulu95
Do the stupid plastic clips on the glass while...

Do the stupid plastic clips on the glass while you are in there or, like me you'll regret it later. They are half price on ebay for OEM.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Zulu95
Window regulator and/ or window clips. Make sure...

Window regulator and/ or window clips. Make sure you do both regulator and clips if you go in there. My local indy fitted a driver's door regulator in April. Cost me 2 hours labor ($120) and the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By Zulu95
Adjust the cables?

Adjust the cables?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Zulu95
It there voltage under the hood? If not check...

It there voltage under the hood? If not check the battery safety terminal and/or the wiring. See below:
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By Zulu95
I'm waiting for the OEM to start giving trouble...

I'm waiting for the OEM to start giving trouble before I pull the headlights (AGAIN) to replace the ballast. I'm also going to modify the AE wiring and put in plugs so the headlights can be pulled...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Zulu95
My guess is Afrikaans. "Suedafrika" I find the...

My guess is Afrikaans. "Suedafrika" I find the post quite Boering.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Zulu95
Go to xoutpost and look for the "ARTICLES" tab or...

Go to xoutpost and look for the "ARTICLES" tab or just do a search there and lots of DIYs with pics should pop up.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-06-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Zulu95
Lysol should do the trick. I researched a mold...

Lysol should do the trick. I researched a mold problem we have with our ground source heat pump and found that Lysol contains the necessary chemicals to kill the mold. In our case it would block the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Zulu95
Complete window regulator would be best.

Complete window regulator would be best.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Zulu95
Sounds like the adjuster stepper motor and backer...

Sounds like the adjuster stepper motor and backer plate are not connected together. Either the "ball end" of the motor shaft has popped out of the fitting on the backing or there is a broken fitting.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Zulu95
If I remember correctly a member over on xoutpost...

If I remember correctly a member over on xoutpost had/has over 200k on one.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Zulu95
With the vehicle warmed up and the AC on the fan...

With the vehicle warmed up and the AC on the fan should be running.
I listen for the sound of it running down every time I turn off the vehicle.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Zulu95
You need to have the oil pressure checked at...

You need to have the oil pressure checked at operating temperature. Sounds like you may need major engine work. GL.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Zulu95
Have a poke around on...

Have a poke around on http://www.toyota-4runner.org/ as they also do a lot of baking. I got all the info there to retro a set of HID projectors on our 4Runner there.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Zulu95
Buy an OEM FSR and change it. If it cures the...

Buy an OEM FSR and change it. If it cures the problem then you are ahead of the game. With Bimmers the question is not "Will my FSR fail?" but rather "When will my FSR fail?"! If that does not cure...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By Zulu95
The Depo's come with a set of Xenon bulbs. ...

The Depo's come with a set of Xenon bulbs. Ballasts are cheap and easy to pick up on ebay. I picked up a set of digital ballast a couple of months ago that I am going to use to replace the OEM...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Zulu95
Cut off date is prior to Oct 2002. But you can...

Cut off date is prior to Oct 2002.
But you can always use a Dremel.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Zulu95
Go to xoutpost and search FSR (Final Stage...

Go to xoutpost and search FSR (Final Stage Resistor)

That is the most likely and cheapest cause but it could also mean a complete dash out to put in a new blower motor.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By Zulu95
Depo with bi-xenon lights. ...

Depo with bi-xenon lights.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/Zulu95/AEXenonOn1a_zpsfa88aae3.jpg (http://s49.photobucket.com/user/Zulu95/media/AEXenonOn1a_zpsfa88aae3.jpg.html)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Zulu95
The gauge is not connected directly to the...

The gauge is not connected directly to the sensor. The gauge is driven by the computer and displays whatever the computer tells it to display. Having said that I think I would check the thermostat...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Zulu95
This is obviously one of the TOP SECRET, STEALTH...

This is obviously one of the TOP SECRET, STEALTH X5's. Every time anything is posted about them the NSA delete the details before they get out. The MIB should be calling with the OP any time now to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Zulu95
You got it. Then you can recoup over half the...

You got it. Then you can recoup over half the price when you sell your OEM lights.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Zulu95
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/Zulu95/AEXe...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/Zulu95/AEXenonOn1a_zps4407c15a.jpg (http://s49.photobucket.com/user/Zulu95/media/AEXenonOn1a_zps4407c15a.jpg.html)

DEPO's from fishcake321.

If you have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Zulu95
Suggest you hop over the xoupost and use the...

Suggest you hop over the xoupost and use the search option. It has been FULLY covered there and you should find out all about any problem or problems you may have.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Zulu95
Sell it!

Sell it!
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