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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2004, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By turbosteve
Fog's

Thank you!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2004, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By turbosteve
X5 Foglight

Could someone please tell me what the part number is for the Bright White replacement bulbs for the X5's Foglights? I remember seeing this thread but can't seem to locate it now.
Thanks!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2004, 08:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,221
Posted By turbosteve
X5 Ecu

Just wondering if anyone has done an ECU upgrade on their X5 and how they like it? The one I am considering is the http://www.upsolute.com/eng/index.html - Thanks!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By turbosteve
Removing light

Yep - it's confirmed from the passenger side of the light housing. It is held in by two metal spring clips, once you get passed these your home free. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2004, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By turbosteve
From the passenger side. Use a screwdriver -...

From the passenger side. Use a screwdriver - carefully, or something thin and plastic. It will be in kind of snug, but as soon as it starts moving you will figure it out.
I will check it again when...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2004, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By turbosteve
Hardwire V1

I followed these instructions, not much different for the X5. The overhead light will just pry out, from the back- passenger area.
http://www.bmw330ci.com/DIY_V1.htm
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By turbosteve
Forums

Hi there, I was wondering if you know of some other BMW Forum sites that are a bit more active than this one. The PSC boards that I am logged in with (6speedonline and rennlist) are both much more...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2004, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,291
Posted By turbosteve
X5 Tail Lights

I am not sure if it is just me but I regularly get a warning on my dash to check my tail or brake lights. It seems that all I have to do is unscrew them and then put them back in and the problem is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,058
Posted By turbosteve
X5 Exhaust - Remus

OK - I am finally getting around to being ready to order and install the Remus exhaust system for my X5 4.4. Has anyone done this? Are you happy with it? Any input would be great... Thank you
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2004, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By turbosteve
Remus

I looked for the For Sale - could not find it. Is it still available? What model is it for? Thank you
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2004, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,086
Posted By turbosteve
It does have to be done by the dealer. I had mine...

It does have to be done by the dealer. I had mine done when I had a service done and they did not charge me for it. S~
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2004, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By turbosteve
I took mine it at 23.5K - for other service and...

I took mine it at 23.5K - for other service and they put new brakes on as the old ones only had about another 2-3K left. S~
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2004, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,078
Posted By turbosteve
Ditto on the Hitch - mine was this style: ...

Ditto on the Hitch - mine was this style:
http://www.hitchcorner.com/ - then select your vehicle.

Job took me about 4 hours, could have used 2nd set of hands for the Bumper removal/install. I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-30-2003, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,423
Posted By turbosteve
Hitch Install

I installed the trailer hitch and wire harness, time consuming but not all that difficult. Not sure about the electric brakes. I tow a 27' Formula Boat with Dual Axle trailer and it works perfect!...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2003, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,870
Posted By turbosteve
Nice 930! Do you belong to a good Porsche forum?...

Nice 930! Do you belong to a good Porsche forum? I have been searching for one as good as this is for BMW but have not found one - Thank you! :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2003, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,870
Posted By turbosteve
6000

Absolutley! Actually I didn't even know about this until after I bought it - but you gotta love loopholes! :beerchug:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2003, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,870
Posted By turbosteve
Turbo

Hey there - the turbo is a 2001, added the sport exhaust and cold air intake. May add the ECU upgrade, still debating on that one. Just ordered the Euro springs and shocks and looking to go to Fikse...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2003, 02:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,870
Posted By turbosteve
X5

Not sure why anybody would bash an X5 - I have had three "other" suv's and non of them compare. I needed something to tow my boat (27' Formula) and it does it better than my 02 Yukon did! I can load...
Forum: General BMW 11-13-2003, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By turbosteve
Thumbs up Wow - these came out great and are exactly what I...

Wow - these came out great and are exactly what I am trying to do. Can you tell me which brand of products you used? Thank you!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2003, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,058
Posted By turbosteve
more on mufflers

Thanks guys. I priced out the SS - around $1300. I found the Remus Stainless from the Wheel Exchange for $800 plus about $70 in shipping. Anyone heard these on a V8 BMW? Thoughts? :drive:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2003, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,110
Posted By turbosteve
Wheels

Nice Wheels! :thumbup: Mind if I aks where you bought them and the price paid? Thank you
Forum: The Detail Department 11-04-2003, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By turbosteve
Interior Upgrades

Does anyone know of or can you recommend a good URL that explains how to paint plastic? I am going to attempt to upgrade some of my interior parts to aluminum silver. I have priced the plastic...
Forum: General BMW 11-03-2003, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By turbosteve
Interior Painting

Does anyone know of or can you recommend a good URL that explains how to paint plastic? I am going to attempt to upgrade some of my interior parts to aluminum silver. I have priced the plastic...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2003, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,058
Posted By turbosteve
X5 Exhaust

Does anyone know of good after market mufflers for a 4.4 X5? I would like a better sound, less restrictive with either the dual tips or the 4.6 single oval :drive: . I have seen some nice ones for...
Forum: General BMW 10-28-2003, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,373
Posted By turbosteve
Good question - I'm off to the dealership to get...

Good question - I'm off to the dealership to get them turned off - thanks for the inputs - everyone. FYI - my Mercedes CLK had an option to turn them off or on - in the OBC, odd that BMW didn't do...
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