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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Bavarian
Yeah that's a common thing apparently. When I got...

Yeah that's a common thing apparently. When I got my 2002 4.4i, both front turn signal bulbs died within a few thousand miles. Turns out the socket went bad.

There are not any known mechanical...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-24-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By Bavarian
Hehehe probably you need this for a new sig?

Hehehe probably you need this for a new sig?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2005, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,346
Posted By Bavarian
Damn that's good! I get 9mpg in the city and...

Damn that's good!

I get 9mpg in the city and 15mpg on the highway.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,457
Posted By Bavarian
Too early to tell, but I think our earliest...

Too early to tell, but I think our earliest secure bet might be the fall of 2006.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By Bavarian
Well it could be balancing, but it also could be...

Well it could be balancing, but it also could be a brake problem. A few weeks ago my steering wheel was also shaking at higher speeds.

Turned out I had a front right warped rotor, which caused the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Bavarian
You know your stuff. :thumbup:

You know your stuff. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2005, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By Bavarian
Well the RX330...is a Toyota Highlander after...

Well the RX330...is a Toyota Highlander after all.

On a subjective level, I think it also looks like a frog from the front, and those boy-racer tail-lights just don't fit in.

I won't even get...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By Bavarian
When you get to yellow, you can still safely...

When you get to yellow, you can still safely drive the car for around 200 miles, but typically you should schedule an oil-change when you get to one green bar remaining.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2005, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By Bavarian
As I understand, the sensors are on the inside of...

As I understand, the sensors are on the inside of the wheels. They communicate wirelessly.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2005, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,728
Posted By Bavarian
Probably a software issue. You should be...

Probably a software issue.

You should be able to start on 3rd even on an uphill, and you should be able to shift up and down between 3rd and 1st while stopped, while rolling, or frankly at any...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2005, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Bavarian
Just get new grilles from the parts department...

Just get new grilles from the parts department and install them yourself. There's a DIY guide on this at the homepage.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2005, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By Bavarian
Good info. As long more X5s are on the road than...

Good info. As long more X5s are on the road than the ML, all is well. :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2005, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,647
Posted By Bavarian
Hey you're the guy who posts monthly sales...

Hey you're the guy who posts monthly sales statistics over on Roadfly, right? I didn't notice you have migrated. Welcome!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By Bavarian
They won't be installing any of the new engines...

They won't be installing any of the new engines until the new generation of the X5 comes out. Else, its thunder won't be very great.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2005, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Bavarian
It looks like this on each side: ...

It looks like this on each side:

http://dinancars.com/Admin/images/Products/X5%20tips.jpg
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2005, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By Bavarian
[ Insert drool smilie here ]

[ Insert drool smilie here ]
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bavarian
Linkage...

Linkage (http://www.x5world.com/showthread.php?t=2896&page=1&pp=10)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2005, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By Bavarian
My 2002 4.4i with 18" rims used to rock like...

My 2002 4.4i with 18" rims used to rock like that.

Then when I got the brake pads changed (all 4), it no longer does that.

I only got them changed because they worn out, not because of the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By Bavarian
I agree completely here. Bluetooth is the way to...

I agree completely here. Bluetooth is the way to go. Plus there are more and more Bluetooth-capable phones out there which are easy on teh wallet when you sign up for a 2 year term.

The Bluetooth...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By Bavarian
Yeah the V60i and V60g will work for sure....

Yeah the V60i and V60g will work for sure. However, there have been some issues depending on who your carrier is.

Anyway, used, but good V60i phones (the newer version) go for $30-50 online these...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2005, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By Bavarian
Where did you get that figure from? When I get...

Where did you get that figure from? When I get parts, they cost the same as the parts in the US, but taking into account the exchange rate.

Your love or hate for BMW will mostly be determined by...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Bavarian
That rhymes. :eeps:

That rhymes. :eeps:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,498
Posted By Bavarian
I would lean towards the Toyo tire personally,...

I would lean towards the Toyo tire personally, however the g-Force line of tires is supposed to be real impressive... :eeps:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2005, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,586
Posted By Bavarian
It can be turned on without the key, however it...

It can be turned on without the key, however it should turn off if you compeltely turn the key to the left.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,305
Posted By Bavarian
I get 12mpg in the ciry with my 2002 4.4i. ...

I get 12mpg in the ciry with my 2002 4.4i.

On the highway, I get 18mpg when doing a trip with an average speed of 120km/h (75mph).

I get 21mpg when doing a trip with an average speed of...
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