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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,664
Posted By Tanny
Hi Boff, keep me informed as I think I may...

Hi Boff,

keep me informed as I think I may be having this same problem. Would like to know where we stand with this issue in Australia.

Terence
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By Tanny
i would say its out of alignment and the camber...

i would say its out of alignment and the camber needs to be adjusted to more positive.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Tanny
2008550i

I pointed out his title and vin says different things???


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Tanny
2008550i

??? The title of this thread is 2008550i


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Tanny
2008550i

Also your title suggests you have a 550i but your vin says something different. You might want to investigate that...


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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Tanny
it could also be the air bags but if it is, you...

it could also be the air bags but if it is, you would get a error on your dash
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-09-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Tanny
yea, I am not sure if shipping costs will make...

yea, I am not sure if shipping costs will make this worth it for you. Let me find out how much shipping costs are Paper and I will get back to you.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-09-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Tanny
hi, I have since sold the vehicle. The...

hi,

I have since sold the vehicle. The dashsoft reader was great and it did everything I needed it to do. I have it for sale as well as the tv in motion module which I never installed.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Tanny
i did the spark plugs for a 2004 facelift v8. All...

i did the spark plugs for a 2004 facelift v8. All that was involved was removing 4 screws off the top cover and the plugs came out easily. Not sure what yours would look like. Can you post a photo of...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tanny
I agree with you on the more technical aspects of...

I agree with you on the more technical aspects of the car should not be tickered by the novice home DIY person. However, this is the forum where people share the work they have done and if confident...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Tanny
i installed this unit today. It took some time to...

i installed this unit today. It took some time to work out how the module came out of the plastic holder! works perfect...enabled tv in motion via navcoder...not great when moving but works!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tanny
I had all the modules that were replaced coded...

I had all the modules that were replaced coded the the correct vin number. I did it myself with dashsoft. cant BMW computers code vin numbers? What happens when you buy a part? Does it come precoded...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tanny
the price $214 is the key cut and coded to your...

the price $214 is the key cut and coded to your vin number. Should not require any extra coding. I bought one for my E65 and it was programmed by BMW over there. Just put it into the car and it...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tanny
Peter, you can get a brand new key + remote cut...

Peter, you can get a brand new key + remote cut and coded to your car from USA for $214 USD delivered as opposed to $700 which was what the dealer quoted me :/
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tanny
Do you maintain your x5 e53 yourself?...Your experience appreciated!

I agree with you


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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tanny
The problem with someone doing handy work in...

The problem with someone doing handy work in their home is you would never know unless they told you. BMW mechanics are not gods, they are just educated mechanics that specialize in a certain type of...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,978
Posted By Tanny
living in perth myself here...I have some friends...

living in perth myself here...I have some friends that are mechanics and their friends are the apprentices at BMW. For all the flushing stuff, it is done by the apprentices. The only time they use...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Tanny
lowering

Hi,

I have a 2004 4.4L X5. The front has spring/shock setup and the back is air bags. From what I have been told, the air bags are self levelling so if I lower the front with lowering springs, the...
Forum: Parting Out 04-22-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By Tanny
update mmi and park brake actuator

Hi Guys,

I recently sold me e65 so now I have a few parts Im trying to get rid of. I have a 07 widescreen MMI and a park brake actuator with brand new gears never been fitted. I am located in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Tanny
im still waiting for it to come in. this is...

im still waiting for it to come in.
this is the one i got
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/161007171783?nma=true&si=rfEHsemMPQx%2BGvsFEH3DxXuDiyo%3D&rt=nc&_trksid=p4340.l2557&orig_cvip=true

according...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Tanny
no we have had digital TV since 2002. They just...

no we have had digital TV since 2002. They just turned off analogue signal so most of the older cars that came with a analogue tuner are useless
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Tanny
i just bought a hybrid tuner from latvia. was...

i just bought a hybrid tuner from latvia. was about $600 aud delivered. hope this solves the problem
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By Tanny
vin coding

Hi,

I am looking to buy a digital hybrid tuner for my 2004 4.4l E53. Will I need to code the vin or is this plug and play? Talking about an oem hybrid tuner.

Thanks
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By Tanny
i do not think the 2004 e53 support bluetooth...

i do not think the 2004 e53 support bluetooth streaming of music
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Tanny
usually happens if a belt is too tight. Hard to...

usually happens if a belt is too tight. Hard to diagnose as you havent specified where in the engine bay the noise is coming from.
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