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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Shawnv
Welcome to the world of used bimmers...lol. if...

Welcome to the world of used bimmers...lol. if you don't want to ne blindsided with many more issues to come the sealership can do a used car evaluation for around 200. It would be wise to learn...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 22,948
Posted By Shawnv
Funny, just replaced the door lock as well..the...

Funny, just replaced the door lock as well..the spring and inner peice broke. I bought two sets j.i.c. it's an easy fix. Also, I noticed without that spring the inner actuater can get stuck trying...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 22,948
Posted By Shawnv
I'm adding my .02... we have an 03' 4.6. I've...

I'm adding my .02... we have an 03' 4.6. I've replaced all rear components due to milage and an excessive camber. Drove great prior but would burn through tires due to the air system keeping things...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Shawnv
Same issue fixed with a new inner n outer tie rod...

Same issue fixed with a new inner n outer tie rod passenger side and then took her in for an alignment...that part will be covered in a different post. Took me 15 minutes and the part was 80. From my...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-03-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Shawnv
No worries, thankyou

No worries, thankyou
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-03-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Shawnv
If you still have these please see what shipping...

If you still have these please see what shipping would be to Chicago...thanks in advance
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-03-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By Shawnv
If you could ship to Chicago I could use the...

If you could ship to Chicago I could use the rears...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 37,297
Posted By Shawnv
Just as a side note.. All of the factory speakers...

Just as a side note.. All of the factory speakers are 8 ohms, be sure if any wiring is done directly to speakers or if integrating an aftermarket amp be sure to follow up on series/parallel wiring to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-01-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
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, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
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, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 651
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, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,343
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, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By Shawnv
Agreed..Bigtime!

Agreed..Bigtime!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By Shawnv
Post accident pics

350591

350592
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By Shawnv
Thank you Scott, Sent a PM.

Thank you Scott, Sent a PM.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
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, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,343
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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