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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Scott ZHP
Can't comment on the part number, other than to...

Can't comment on the part number, other than to check realoem.com with the last 7 of the VIN to determine which you need.
Getting it out is fun; it's made of rubberized plastic and it's no picnic to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Scott ZHP
Try this link too... E46 wiring diagrams: ...

Try this link too... E46 wiring diagrams:

http://www.bmwtech.ru/wds/release/us/e46/index.htm
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By Scott ZHP
Ah, I see how. Hans is the go-between the rep,...

Ah, I see how. Hans is the go-between the rep, the dealer and you.

I'm not getting a warm and fuzzy feeling about this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By Scott ZHP
My take? They want to look it over without...

My take?

They want to look it over without you there. Then "Hans" will make a decision, tell the dealer and let them deliver the bad news. The dealer is the interface to the customer, "Hans"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By Scott ZHP
That's precisely what happened to me a number of...

That's precisely what happened to me a number of years ago. It wasn't a BMW, and the issue wasn't wheel related. The zone rep for the mfgr resolved the issue, but they required me to sign an NDA. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By Scott ZHP
Wonder if BMWNA requires the claimant to sign a...

Wonder if BMWNA requires the claimant to sign a non disclosure agreement as part of any settlement? Could explain the lack of follow-up.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By Scott ZHP
:dunno: Recently? I had them straighten and...

:dunno: Recently?

I had them straighten and refinish a wheel for my E46; it came back flawless.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By Scott ZHP
Have you tried calling Wheel Collision Center in...

Have you tried calling Wheel Collision Center in Bath? They can handle machined wheels.

<TABLE border=2 width="60%" cols=2>*******><TR align=left><TD width="50%">Repair & Refinish Polished...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Scott ZHP
eBay seller: audi-parts-online I think I paid...

eBay seller: audi-parts-online I think I paid about $18 shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Genuine-Emergency-First-Aid-Travel-Kit-Storage-Pouch-Bag-Accessories-/271808822097?vxp=mtr

The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 520
Posted By Scott ZHP
+1. I live about 10 miles from the East Penn...

+1.

I live about 10 miles from the East Penn Mfg battery plant. The battery I'd choose for my E70 is the 9AGM49.

They sell "blems" for about $100. Same warranty as new.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Scott ZHP
Got my Euro first-aid kit/triangle

Arrived in the mail today from Lithuania. This is what would have been in the storage cubby for X5s sold in the EU.

Part # 82262210667, includes a warning triangle in plastic case, two dayglo...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Scott ZHP
Welcome Mike! Lots of options for the E46...

Welcome Mike!

Lots of options for the E46 exhaust. None will have that "ripped" sound of your Big Healey.
(I have an early MGB and a Spitfire; I am very familiar with that Harmo/ANSA/Stebro LBC...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Scott ZHP
The EU requirements vary by country. In FR you...

The EU requirements vary by country. In FR you don't need a first aid kit, but you do need reflective safety vests. In Germany, neither are required, but the first aid kit is "Recommended"....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Scott ZHP
As an aside, I mentioned that my E53 and E46 both...

As an aside, I mentioned that my E53 and E46 both have the 9AGM49 installed. I live about 9 miles from the East Penn Mfg battery plant that makes Deka (and a whole bunch of other branded...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Scott ZHP
:bigpimp: :rofl:

:bigpimp:

:rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,354
Posted By Scott ZHP
Had mine replaced at the dealer last week. Free...

Had mine replaced at the dealer last week. Free loaner (M435i), my car was returned washed and vacuumed.

The young lady scheduling appts said they get about a dozen or two airbags a month, so...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Scott ZHP
There are two different Valeo alts fitted to an...

There are two different Valeo alts fitted to an 01 E53/petrol.

One is a 120 amp, the other is 140; all depends on which factory options you have.

There should be a large white plastic sticker...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By Scott ZHP
If you can find it, the Deka Ultimate 9AGM49 is...

If you can find it, the Deka Ultimate 9AGM49 is what I'd choose.

It's AGM technology and a little bit more expensive. I have one of these in my E53 and E46.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-20-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,131
Posted By Scott ZHP
I worked in Strasbourg for a while. Nice place,...

I worked in Strasbourg for a while. Nice place, on the Rhine between FR and DE.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By Scott ZHP
Is there a point to this thread?

Is there a point to this thread?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By Scott ZHP
Oil absorber sponge? If you are referring...

Oil absorber sponge?

If you are referring to the padding on the alloy stiffening plate bolted to the subframe; it's sound insulation.
And thanks for your opinion, but these trucks are not "junk".
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Scott ZHP
One of them is the breather tube (vent) for the...

One of them is the breather tube (vent) for the transfer case. It should not connect to anything
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Scott ZHP
Common problem. I tried several polishing...

Common problem.

I tried several polishing and wet sanding options on mine; they stay clear for a few mos then fog up again. Finallly gave up and bought new ones. I bought the left and right via...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By Scott ZHP
The transfer case on an 01 has a rubber vibration...

The transfer case on an 01 has a rubber vibration damper on it; could be that.

Could also be one of the driveshaft guibos (rubber couplers). Theres one between the front diff and the forward...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 58,805
Posted By Scott ZHP
Agreed. Collectively, there isn't much we have...

Agreed. Collectively, there isn't much we have not tackled here.

I had to replace a rear door lock actuator recently on my E53. It wasn't apparent how to remove the door panel, and the Bentley...
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