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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 03:45 AM
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Posted By Mulchman
New to the X5

Hi all! I've been a long time member and supporter of the 6 series forum. But I'm new here.

I'm getting ready to go pick up my X5. I bought an 05 with 112k for $6200. My 6er just cracked 100k...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Mulchman
You are right. Get this TIS but get it with DIS,...

You are right. Get this TIS but get it with DIS, ETK NCSExpert and the rest. Even if you don't want to code your car TIS and DIS are all you'll ever need to turn wrenches on a BMW.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Mulchman
02 Ignition switch 1 61326901961 $80.19 ...

02 Ignition switch 1 61326901961 $80.19

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FA53&mospid=47745&btnr=32_1190&hg=32&fg=30&hl=3

Yep
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Mulchman
I have one of the bluetooth OBDII dongles and...

I have one of the bluetooth OBDII dongles and love it for generic engine codes or a quick reset. Pair it with Torque on an Android phone and it's way better than the average reader you get from Auto...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,206
Posted By Mulchman
I did the o-ring and still have a little leakage....

I did the o-ring and still have a little leakage. Going to do the oil pressure sensor next and then the pump if necessary. Easy work.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,239
Posted By Mulchman
I upgraded to the newer ones in mine as well. ...

I upgraded to the newer ones in mine as well. They rock! The old ones were fading and these are much sharper
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,514
Posted By Mulchman
I went through the front trust arm bushings at...

I went through the front trust arm bushings at 40k and 80k. Very easy to check. raise the front tire, take a big flat head screw driver and pry on the big bushing. If it moves then the bushing is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Mulchman
You know the BMW branded oil at the dealer is...

You know the BMW branded oil at the dealer is only $7.50 quart. I always use that just because I need to get the filter anyway.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,514
Posted By Mulchman
bimmerzone.com Get Lemforder parts. Half...

bimmerzone.com

Get Lemforder parts. Half the price and they make them for BMW. I just did mine. Both sides for less than $300 I think.

If the ball joints are still good you are allowed to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By Mulchman
Thanks Mark. I have a b/t dongle now that I use...

Thanks Mark. I have a b/t dongle now that I use the same way (may even be the same one). It works, but is kind of a pain to get into the console to turn it on and off each time you enter or exit...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By Mulchman
Better bluetooth integration?

So is the Denison (sp?) unit still the best thing going or is there something new? I just want to stream media from my droid to the car without having to turn a dongle on every time I get in. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By Mulchman
I've used a Galaxy S3, S4 and a Note3 with my 07....

I've used a Galaxy S3, S4 and a Note3 with my 07. Never a problem.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Mulchman
...and don't forget to through a can of Techtron...

...and don't forget to through a can of Techtron in there to clean the system.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Mulchman
I'd start with a new battery if yours is more...

I'd start with a new battery if yours is more than 2 years old. Make sure you register it when you replace it.

The I'd hook the car up to a real diagnostic setup. DIS is recommended. If you are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Mulchman
It will start but all the options will be...

It will start but all the options will be unavailable.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Mulchman
Mike these things just fail after a while. I...

Mike these things just fail after a while. I would get 2 of them when you are ready to do it, just do both.

You do need to remove the bumper, but it is very easy. About 9 hex bolts across the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 693
Posted By Mulchman
Hey Chris. Welcome back!

Hey Chris. Welcome back!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,572
Posted By Mulchman
If you do the thermostat also do the coolant...

If you do the thermostat also do the coolant temperature sensor. It's like $18 and takes about 2 minutes to replace. Disconnect the wire, squeeze the tabs and pull. Push the new one in and plug the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Mulchman
Pep Boys in our area have them in stock.

Pep Boys in our area have them in stock.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By Mulchman
You may also want to check out the BMW mobility...

You may also want to check out the BMW mobility kit:

http://www.ecstuning.com/ES184510/

All the pieces fit in the open slots in the trunk
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Mulchman
I bleed mine while on the ground. It is very...

I bleed mine while on the ground. It is very simple.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Mulchman
You may want to check the alignment when you...

You may want to check the alignment when you tighten them. By moving this around you change the camber. The fact that the centering pin is gone probably menas someone removed it to get alignment...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Mulchman
Finally got back to this. Loaded up the daten...

Finally got back to this. Loaded up the daten today with the help of BMW Coding Tool and my friend RosenG. Who personally hand delivered the needed files. He brought them from California to a bar...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By Mulchman
There were several other small changes between 04...

There were several other small changes between 04 and 07. Like the key went to a fob and a few others. I can't remember right now.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Mulchman
My friend asked "why are you posting on the 6...

My friend asked "why are you posting on the 6 board?"

I said "those are my boys! I'll get the help from them" :)
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