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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By puddinboo
shes not that bad of a driver is she ? lol you...

shes not that bad of a driver is she ? lol
you didn`t want to go through insurance. ? do you guys have no fault insurance?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By puddinboo
I find you can`t lay the paint on properly with a...

I find you can`t lay the paint on properly with a spray bomb unlike a real spray gun. too thin and runs easily. just my opinion .( I did bodywork in a professional body shop for over 10 yrs. ) that...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By puddinboo
did you check fuses for the headlights , as the...

did you check fuses for the headlights , as the wires could of got pinched and cut and shorted out to the frame.
I hope there wasn`t to much over spray going onto other vehicles . or did you just...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By puddinboo
also in the first year expect to put around...

also in the first year expect to put around 1500.00 into it.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By puddinboo
ask them to replace the ccv before you buy it to...

ask them to replace the ccv before you buy it to start with that would be a piece of mind ,trust me I wish I did. get it saftied. check all doors to see if they open and close from inside and out....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By puddinboo
did you try the dealer?

did you try the dealer?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By puddinboo
I use 5-40 oil for winter

I use 5-40 oil for winter
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By puddinboo
no block heaters for bmw, could use stick on oil...

no block heaters for bmw, could use stick on oil pan heater though. check antifreeze for -45c ,put winter washer fluid in, for undercoating I just spray it down weekly in the winter,belts,hosesand...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By puddinboo
steering wheel vibration ,try this

I just put my summer tires on a couple of weeks ago , I looked at them after I installed ,looks like they had enough air in them. So I took it for a drive on the hwy and at about 70-90km/hr I would...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By puddinboo
sounds like you have a leak somewhere in the air...

sounds like you have a leak somewhere in the air suspension.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By puddinboo
I had bmw oil 5w40 in it before the engine hydro...

I had bmw oil 5w40 in it before the engine hydro locked which the oil didn`t cause the hydorlocked engine ,it was the frozen ccv this past winter. It sucked the oil right out of the oil pan into the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By puddinboo
I had an oil light flickering at idol. when my...

I had an oil light flickering at idol. when my engine hydro locked this winter I thought it was finished ,so I just threw in some oil (5w30) I had laying around for the hyundai and put that in for a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By puddinboo
what color?

what color?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By puddinboo
if I`m not mistaken a clogged oil filter could...

if I`m not mistaken a clogged oil filter could cause this , correct me if I`m wrong.
also how long ago has the oil been changed?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By puddinboo
keep us updated on this situation, hope it all...

keep us updated on this situation, hope it all quiets down on this oil change.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By puddinboo
thats why the srs light came ,it figured...

thats why the srs light came ,it figured something was wrong with the airbag. you might have to get dealer to clear the airbag code . or a different program.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By puddinboo
when you removed airbag did you turn ign on while...

when you removed airbag did you turn ign on while it was disconnected.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By puddinboo
so your saying when your wheels spun the 4x4...

so your saying when your wheels spun the 4x4 light came on then off right away, if so thats normal ,as long as it doesn`t stay on.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By puddinboo
my mechanic always tells me to use the 5w 40 oil ...

my mechanic always tells me to use the 5w 40 oil full synthetic castrol or even better the stuff from germany forget what it is called.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By puddinboo
. do you see coolant on the ground? don`t drive...

. do you see coolant on the ground? don`t drive it till its fixed you don`t want to ruin your engine .if you have to get towed I would give the bill to the shop that did the repairs along with any...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By puddinboo
and I never got and custom or duty charges either.

and I never got and custom or duty charges either.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By puddinboo
I order all my stuff from rock auto and never had...

I order all my stuff from rock auto and never had a problem yet ,even with shipping to canada I still save $$$$$`s.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,759
Posted By puddinboo
I used 5/8-1/2 rudeucerand 3/4-1/2 reducer

I used 5/8-1/2 rudeucerand 3/4-1/2 reducer
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,759
Posted By puddinboo
I know I`m on the e39 forums but I have the same...

I know I`m on the e39 forums but I have the same m54 engine so I thought I wouls share my pics of my catch can install. I had to take a pic of my son future BMW mechanic lol.
by the way no more ccv...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By puddinboo
are the dials turnned to blue dots not red?

are the dials turnned to blue dots not red?
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