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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,425
Posted By 5800
Go to Bimmerspecialist.com and read what they...

Go to Bimmerspecialist.com and read what they have to say about Genuine BMW parts and who makes Genuine BMW parts.
Interesting info.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,425
Posted By 5800
It sounds like the carrier has broke. It supports...

It sounds like the carrier has broke. It supports the leaver action out side and pulls on a cable inside to release the latch. The driver side seems to be the first to go. It's the door that's used...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,058
Posted By 5800
There have been story's about the crank case...

There have been story's about the crank case valve freezing and causing engine damage. BMW offers a cold crank case valve kit for this problem. Water build up in the valve can freeze, then pressure...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 752
Posted By 5800
There are set screws behind the lamps. Pop your...

There are set screws behind the lamps. Pop your lamp covers down first to get to the screws.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By 5800
I went with 20"s staggered and like them. Ride...

I went with 20"s staggered and like them. Ride much better then stock 16"s and corner great. Tire's for 20s cost less then 19s? (so I was told). The 20" look good and don't seem big. There not as...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-01-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,730
Posted By 5800
(TB) Throttle Body. Went through the wheel...

(TB) Throttle Body.

Went through the wheel well to get a good look at things. You don't have to.

Sorry it was not helpful. (This service was do using a Bentley Repair Manual and information...
Forum: General BMW 10-10-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By 5800
Slippery web sight.

Just got off the phone with US autoparts for the third time to see if I could buy a AC Schnitzer car part from them they show for sale.

First time they said they would check back with me, no go;...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-22-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,307
Posted By 5800
The combo should be fine. Weekend Track People...

The combo should be fine. Weekend Track People have been known to put after market "big brake's" just in the front and leave the back alone. So my guess is; put the big $ red guys in front and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,730
Posted By 5800
It is hard to get, depending on where the hex is....

It is hard to get, depending on where the hex is.
Try using a 1/4" drive ratchet with a 6mm socket. Your's "should/might" be the same as mine.
There are 1/4" drive swivels and long extensions you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By 5800
Did you ever find out what happend?

Did you ever find out what happend?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By 5800
Are you going to give it a try? Do you want...

Are you going to give it a try? Do you want pictures? You where on the other thread so I thought I would help start yours.

Do you have a 3.0?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-14-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,307
Posted By 5800
bavauto.com had a great wright up on all the...

bavauto.com had a great wright up on all the type's of pad Pagid makes?
There is a new type the has low dust, don't need to get hot for grip, and good tolerance.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,730
Posted By 5800
Well, that's a good question. Started Friday...

Well, that's a good question.

Started Friday after work and got a good jump on things, and stopped right up to the point of taking out the valve.
I did take out the front left wheel well shroud,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,730
Posted By 5800
Yes, it's all done and I am glad it's over. What...

Yes, it's all done and I am glad it's over. What a pain!

Thank you everyone that answered this thread and posted links; you really S-M-A:D
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,730
Posted By 5800
Thanks Nick! :thumbup:

Thanks Nick! :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,730
Posted By 5800
3.0i Crankcase Vent Valve.

Hello,
(first time tread)

I need help on how to approach removing and replacing (R+R) a Crankcase Vent Valve on a 2001, 3.0i, X5.
I was told by the dealer that you do not have to take off the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,150
Posted By 5800
Wow, scary story that's for sure! It hit a little...

Wow, scary story that's for sure! It hit a little to close to home; having the same year; model; mileage (93K); and short type commute. I am new to this forum, and glad I joined!
Lot's of info to...
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