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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,280
Posted By swindonhost
You could try these 21" Alpina's they don't come...

You could try these 21" Alpina's they don't come in black but they do look fantastic on a black X5

If the picture doesn't upload, take a look here...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,502
Posted By swindonhost
Hi Thanks for the link, most appreciated ...

Hi

Thanks for the link, most appreciated

Cheers
Jon
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-01-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,502
Posted By swindonhost
Replacing wing mirror covers

Hi has anybody got a simple guide to replacing the covers on the wing mirrors.

I had one damaged by a passing motorist and I want to swap it out but cant see an easy way to get inside

any help...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By swindonhost
Steptronic Failure 60K Miles

Has anyone seen this failure mode in the USA, apparently its unknown in the UK.

My old 2000 330 E46 has been driven by my father for the last 3 years, its now got circa 65k miles on the clock.
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2006, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,422
Posted By swindonhost
For weeks I've been trying to clean my...

For weeks I've been trying to clean my sand-colored 2004 X5 4.4 seats, but they are always dirty - now I think that the dye is gone.

Anyone have this problem - how does one repair it? New dye?
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2005, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By swindonhost
I just had a price through for a 3.0D M version...

I just had a price through for a 3.0D M version with the following options.

x3 3.0 D M Sport = £32,910
leather £1125
auto box £1450
folding mirrors £150
running boards £205
sunroof £975
mats...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2005, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By swindonhost
Talking Would you like me to run them in for you :rofl:

Would you like me to run them in for you :rofl:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2005, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By swindonhost
Exclamation New Pads all round and front rotors

I've just clocked up 35k miles and up come the pad warning lights.

New pads front and back + the front rotors are below minimum.

Anyone else had new rotors on an X at 35k miles ?

Cost in UK...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2005, 07:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 150,438
Posted By swindonhost
engine

or still available direct drom alpna.de

Sonderverkauf - neuwertige Ausbaumotoren begrenzte Stückzahl, 3,0l, 170kw / 231PS
BMW Motor M54 B30
Teileumfang siehe Fotos, wie abgebildet passend für...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2005, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,681
Posted By swindonhost
Mine had a tendancy to not close properly and...

Mine had a tendancy to not close properly and pop,

I found that if you drop the bottom half (open the bottom section) and then close the top, you get to feel the rubber stops and can see how...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,179
Posted By swindonhost
You could try Birds, this is the expensive...

You could try Birds, this is the expensive upgrade for 4.4 to 5.0
http://www.birds.uk.com/1-PDFs/E5311530500.pdf
They have a ram air kit for the 4.6
http://www.birds.uk.com/

then products and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,946
Posted By swindonhost
I've seen it twice, dealer reloaded a programme...

I've seen it twice, dealer reloaded a programme after the last failure and I've not seen it since
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2005, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,405
Posted By swindonhost
Check your private messages And Happy New...

Check your private messages

And Happy New year
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2004, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,720
Posted By swindonhost
No it was on the level, The reel appears to...

No it was on the level,

The reel appears to have wound in too far and will now need replacing, its locked solid
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2004, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,720
Posted By swindonhost
Rear Center Seat Belt locked

Warning

I recently put the dual back seat down to move a load, when I went to return it to the upright, I found the center seat belt had wound in and locked solid preventing the seat from...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 12-31-2004, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By swindonhost
Hi Andy Sorry been away Its difficult for me...

Hi Andy
Sorry been away
Its difficult for me to comment on base models, My last E46 was a 330, in 2000.
It was a well loaded model at £32k

Jon
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 12-22-2004, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By swindonhost
Uk Prices for new 3

UK Prices for new 3 series




BMW 320d £22,890 163 bhp 8.3 sec
BMW 320dES £23,360 163 bhp 8.3 sec
BMW 320d SE £24,390 163 bhp 8.3 sec
BMW 320i £21,090 150 bhp 9.0 sec
BMW...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2004, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By swindonhost
How many miles did you get out of them, I've just...

How many miles did you get out of them, I've just changed my 21" Diamaris rears at 25k miles, thats a cost of $0.038 per mile for rear rubber.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2004, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By swindonhost
Hi Paul Yep thats about it, I leave the exit...

Hi Paul

Yep thats about it, I leave the exit till the last available option, that way it frequently clears and you get to carry on

regards

Jon
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2004, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,073
Posted By swindonhost
If you run off the house/garage electrics, you...

If you run off the house/garage electrics, you will get mains hum feeding through the car, this may impact both the sound and picture quality.

Do you have anything that can run from a battery or...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,600
Posted By swindonhost
I agree this one has a better line, its not the...

I agree this one has a better line, its not the same vehicle as the opening thread
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2004, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,073
Posted By swindonhost
No picture is on AV when stationary only ...

No picture is on AV when stationary only

Part is here http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx...ldID=2&doy=9m11
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2004, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,600
Posted By swindonhost
Hate to say it, but its a bit ugly :cry:

Hate to say it, but its a bit ugly :cry:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2004, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,073
Posted By swindonhost
Ok Guys for this experiment I used a Pioneer...

Ok Guys for this experiment I used a Pioneer PDV-LC10 portable DVD player.

The Pioneer has a jack the sale size as the BMW and comes with a Jack to three phono lead.

I linked this with the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2004, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,073
Posted By swindonhost
First test confirms the video is on the yellow...

First test confirms the video is on the yellow plug

I need to make up some phono female leads to test the audio so I'll do that sometime tomorrow.
:thumbup:
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