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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By KiaKaha
who fixed it last week? If your gear box was...

who fixed it last week? If your gear box was running sweet, then take it back and ask did they put everything back together right etc. 4k, mate, you'd want it to be running like mothers milk for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,207
Posted By KiaKaha
You should be able to undo the housing around the...

You should be able to undo the housing around the inside door handle inside, remove the lever, or get access by removing the plastic/wood panel, then with a metal coat hanger (bent at the end to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By KiaKaha
Buy it, enjoy it, and if it breaks, fix it. All...

Buy it, enjoy it, and if it breaks, fix it. All cars break, all cars love having stuff spent on them, if you don't buy this, you'll buy something else, and guess what, yeah, you'll spend money on...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,607
Posted By KiaKaha
Another area to check is the valley pan gasket....

Another area to check is the valley pan gasket. To remove, its a massive job, as you have to lift off both sets of rocker heads. You will get to see if oil is getting in around the coils here as...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By KiaKaha
I did try the av port on that console but it's...

I did try the av port on that console but it's only right channel so the sound quality is awful. The beauty of the aux cable via the CD port is you can play any mp3 ie iPod etc, or plug in an iPad,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,607
Posted By KiaKaha
the pipes that run to it - the narrow ones become...

the pipes that run to it - the narrow ones become very brittle and will crack. If you do it yourself, they can break in your hand when unclipping them from the tank. Trust me I know. So I brought big...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By KiaKaha
I installed an MP3 aux lead (via CD plug in the...

I installed an MP3 aux lead (via CD plug in the rear) long enough up the front so I can extend it to where I slide an Ipad cover into the sunroof. I then made a small metal bracket to stop the ipad...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,753
Posted By KiaKaha
It can be used, but its only mono - not stereo....

It can be used, but its only mono - not stereo. I used it for a while, but playing some tracks , esp chilli peppers, you cant hear half the guitar riffs, ... hopeless

Additionally, if you want to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,888
Posted By KiaKaha
Are you saying that its the orange ambient lights...

Are you saying that its the orange ambient lights or the little bulb lights behind such things as ABS, Engine Control, the seat belt sign etc? could be the metallic cut-out thing that maybe...
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