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Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 238
Posted By Scott ZHP
Just pray you never hear "Daddy, I want to go to...

Just pray you never hear "Daddy, I want to go to private (high) school".

Four years of that is somewhere north of a new ///M5. And only THEN do the college bills kick in.
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 327
Posted By Scott ZHP
+1 on keeping the subs and the foreman happy. ...

+1 on keeping the subs and the foreman happy.

I used to turn up a couple of times a week to take pics and I'd bring donuts or beer. Lots of little extras got thrown in without having to follow...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-18-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Scott ZHP
Jake... from State Farm. :D

Jake... from State Farm. :D
Forum: Off-Topic 08-06-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By Scott ZHP
Yes, Brian, you have lost your mind. I...

Yes, Brian, you have lost your mind.

I mean, it's not practical as a kid hauler and you might be able to fit one, MAYBE two cameras in it. You won't be able to drive in snow or even rain....
Forum: Off-Topic 08-05-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 725
Posted By Scott ZHP
I feel the same. Assuming someone already...

I feel the same.

Assuming someone already has HD, the single biggest improvement you can make to your TV is to have your eyes checked and your Rx updated (seriously). Small investment, big...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-30-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 857
Posted By Scott ZHP
It won't fit inside many downdraft spray booths. ...

It won't fit inside many downdraft spray booths. :p
Forum: Off-Topic 07-29-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 857
Posted By Scott ZHP
Sorry to hear this. Where do you take something...

Sorry to hear this. Where do you take something like that to get repaired? Mercedes shop? RV dealer?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Scott ZHP
Passenger side of engine; even with the front...

Passenger side of engine; even with the front wheel off, it's a hassle to get at.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By Scott ZHP
YEs; There is a fusebox/relay rack in the...

YEs; There is a fusebox/relay rack in the glovebox AND one in the passenger side rear cubby.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By Scott ZHP
I have the WiFi version and it's been fine. Try...

I have the WiFi version and it's been fine. Try this:

Run the BMW-specific app. Choose the BMW icon. Then choose Connection->Bluetooth and try to pair that way. I think the app needs to...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-28-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Scott ZHP
I had one of these region-free players when I...

I had one of these region-free players when I lived in Poland. Worked great. Didn't care about region, spit out PAL or NTSC, ran on 110 or 220v. I think it was about $50. About the size of a CD...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Scott ZHP
Odd that it triggers the dashboard display. I've...

Odd that it triggers the dashboard display. I've never seen a xenon do that (there's no resistance to check, so it would always report a bulb failure).

Have you tried to reseat all of the...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-22-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By Scott ZHP
And the stock has (nearly) quadrupled in the last...

And the stock has (nearly) quadrupled in the last 4 years. :angel:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Scott ZHP
The engine has a rev limiter to cut the fuel...

The engine has a rev limiter to cut the fuel supply if you attempt to exceed redline in any gear; and it has nothing to do with ABS. On the automatics, the steptronic will not permit a downshift...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Scott ZHP
If the battery in the key won't charge via the...

If the battery in the key won't charge via the induction ring antenna around the ignition switch, it's likely the battery in the key(s) needs to be replaced. It's a Panasonic vanadium lithium...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Scott ZHP
Other than fluids/filters, the first thing I'd be...

Other than fluids/filters, the first thing I'd be concerned about is cooling system maintenance.

When was the last waterpump/expansion tank service? Original tensioners/idler? Belts and coolant...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,343
Posted By Scott ZHP
This is likely a $100 million oopsie. Ouch.

This is likely a $100 million oopsie. Ouch.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Scott ZHP
Can you also post some details of which...

Can you also post some details of which year/engine X5 you drive? Thanks!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Scott ZHP
Shhh. Any excuse to buy a new tool works for me....

Shhh. Any excuse to buy a new tool works for me. :bigpimp:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Scott ZHP
Thanks for finding this. Guess who's getting a...

Thanks for finding this. Guess who's getting a new tool. :angel:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Scott ZHP
Will do, I'll probably buy a bunch just in case. ...

Will do, I'll probably buy a bunch just in case. I bookmarked the xoutpost thread a while ago. My X5 is an early 3.0i and it has a slightly different fuel filter. I've heard/read that some of the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Scott ZHP
Must be a mind reader, lol. I have the filter...

Must be a mind reader, lol. I have the filter and the fluids on the bench. Just waiting for the right weekend. I hate those damn quick-release clips.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By Scott ZHP
What color is it when it lights up ... red or...

What color is it when it lights up ... red or yellow?

Red indicated low oil pressure.
Yellow indicates low oil level.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Scott ZHP
There are two ballasts, one per side. If you...

There are two ballasts, one per side. If you have already swapped ignitors and bulbs and it didnt fix the issue, your problem is a ballast. They fail; I've had to replace one. A new one is a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 941
Posted By Scott ZHP
I tried using mine... once. Never again.

I tried using mine... once. Never again.
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