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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2005, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
This may clear things up!

This may clear things up!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
My advise, Measure with a tape accuratly, then...

My advise,
Measure with a tape accuratly, then compare. If you rely on the suspension to drop down, this may end in tears, if you forget to drop the car down after a long night....the rest is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2005, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
How close is the height of your garage to the...

How close is the height of your garage to the height of the X5?

Mat
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
I have the sports suspension / air suspension...

I have the sports suspension / air suspension with the sport seats and find the combination both comfortable (around town and highway) and "sporty". The air suspension is softer than the sprung...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2005, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
I dont think the roof rails come off that easy....

I dont think the roof rails come off that easy. Plus, they fit to the roof, not the channels that run the full length of the roof. So you will be left with mounting points to cover up..

Mat
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
1. All wheel / tyre combinations given by BMW...

1. All wheel / tyre combinations given by BMW are the same overall height. The wheel gets bigger, the tyre profile is reduced. The profile, in 255/55 size, 55 is the profile height expressed at a %...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Thanks Thorney, Keep us updated, I do want a...

Thanks Thorney,

Keep us updated, I do want a module (for beach driving), provided the cost is reasonable.

Does it remember the last setting you had it on? (So every time you start up, it stays...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2005, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Did they say when? Mat how much?

Did they say when?
Mat
how much?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Steved, Do you know how much?? BTW how's...

Steved,
Do you know how much??

BTW how's your 4.8 going?

Mat
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Try this... ...

Try this...
http://www.evc.de/en/product/susp/default.asp
It leaves the car at any of the 3 standard heights regardless of speed. I think they are a bit pricey for what you get! 1400 euro i think,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2005, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Lucky you, now Iím jealous. Let me know how it...

Lucky you, now Iím jealous. Let me know how it all goes, thatís the colour my wife wantedÖ.better not show her.

MatÖ.still 1 month 2 go :cry:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2005, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
I've nearly got this post all to myself... ...

I've nearly got this post all to myself...

Found out some stuff - for the diesel ausie x5's.
1. jan 2006 - we will be getting 50ppm sulpher diesel
2. we now have 500ppm, some areas already have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2005, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
I'm going to check with the dealer mechanics here...

I'm going to check with the dealer mechanics here and see if they can shed some light on the matter.

From jan this year, our diesel has been better quality, to be "more in line" with Europe's....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Diesel technical ?

Just wondering, I have noticed that Europe get a higher output diesel than we do in Australia, not much, but enough to make me wonder.

Aus spec - 150 kw / 480 nm
EU - 160 kw / 500 nm

Not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Torque (turning force), economy (range), engine...

Torque (turning force), economy (range), engine usually lasts longer (diesel is an oil and lubricates vs petrol has no lubricating properties) and no spark plugs/leads (servicing costs).

They are...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
see private messages.... mat

see private messages....

mat
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Hope all goes well with your choice, let us know...

Hope all goes well with your choice, let us know how you go. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
how long do u have to wait?

how long do u have to wait?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Butlers BMW, Toowoomba, Queensland... ...

Butlers BMW, Toowoomba, Queensland...


ordered mid december, expected early april....i'm getting itchy, very itchy.

whers u..

Mat
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Just my 2c's....I'm still awaiting the arival of...

Just my 2c's....I'm still awaiting the arival of my 3.0d, in Australia, so I'm biased in the bmw direction. Coming from top of the range toyota landcruiser (leather, nav, sunroof etc.etc...). The min...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
That would explain why its not everbody!!!

That would explain why its not everbody!!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2005, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Chris, I know how much it rains up top, I'm...

Chris,

I know how much it rains up top, I'm in Toowoomba, we wait for the afternoon storms to push through for our rain (so not like you at all). Wish you luck with your roof, read the last post...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2005, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Just a sugestion...(I would feel nervous with...

Just a sugestion...(I would feel nervous with removing the ceiling lining as well, anybody)

I have read that some X5's "crack" open the sunroof when you leave it, for heat removal i guess. I think...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2005, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
hermannHesse, I've got a diesel X5 ordered...

hermannHesse,

I've got a diesel X5 ordered as well. I ordered back mid December. I was told it will arrive around April here in Australia. (February build, 5th week) I will ask the dealer today if...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,543
Posted By MATSOUTBACK
Yet another Aussie in the corner..I'm in...

Yet another Aussie in the corner..I'm in queensland, west of brisbane....I joined this forum about 2-3 weeks ago to contribute and learn more about the X5. I've always admired BMW's from a distance...
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