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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Iceeberg
Thanks upallnight I'm sure I'll need that as my...

Thanks upallnight I'm sure I'll need that as my passenger side feels like its getting worn. Since you are so BMW savvy, I have a 2004 X5 3.0, with the "business" radio/cd, is there a way I can...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Iceeberg
I meant "reset " it:)

I meant "reset " it:)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Iceeberg
We bought it off eBay, we found a site that kinda...

We bought it off eBay, we found a site that kinda gives you directions. If at all possible, when you replace it, the inside door panel comes off, try not to disconnect anything, hold it up with a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Iceeberg
My BMW dealer quoted me around $350 but instead I...

My BMW dealer quoted me around $350 but instead I bought the handle assembly online and my husband installed it, was around $30?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
They are aftermarket rims but were for the 540i,...

They are aftermarket rims but were for the 540i, when I get some extra $ then ill purchase rims for my x5. Thanks upallnight !!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
I really like wider tires, not the low profile...

I really like wider tires, not the low profile but just wider. It seems like we live in the boonies and no one around here can help me, not unless I drive a full size truck with cowboy exhaust going...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
I sold the original wheels:( and yes they were...

I sold the original wheels:( and yes they were hub rings and I know they were plastic, but I don't remember the size, do you know what size I need? For hub rings? My bad I'm just learning, I told a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
I had a hell of a time with the rims/wheels/...

I had a hell of a time with the rims/wheels/ tires, see we had a 1998 540i for our then 15 y/o as his first car and to get him use to the car. We bought the rims for that car. After my husband and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
Ok, I took the BMW loaner back to the dealership...

Ok, I took the BMW loaner back to the dealership this am and picked my car up. They waved the $64 diagnostic fee and sent me on my way(after all I bought this car CPO from them and have purchased a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
What year is your X? This new garage I'm going to...

What year is your X? This new garage I'm going to quoted me the L and R motor mounts for $680, if that's what it is. I already called the dealership and explained to the service manager that its too...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
It also seems like my lucky number at this BMW...

It also seems like my lucky number at this BMW dealership for me has been either $600 or $1600ish!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
Thanks upallnight, I have literally been that...

Thanks upallnight, I have literally been that thinking about this. I'm going to pick it up today and take it to a local garage.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
Yes I made an appointment with a local garage...

Yes I made an appointment with a local garage that specializes in foreign make vehicles, they quoted me $680 for both L and R motor mounts if that's what it is. I called another BMW dealership and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
Took it to my local BMW dealership and was told...

Took it to my local BMW dealership and was told it is 1) left motor mount needs replaced $865 2) front suspension bushings need replaced $404. 3) needs alignment after that work $89 4) right motor...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-27-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,725
Posted By Iceeberg
Bought my rims from them off EBay and have called...

Bought my rims from them off EBay and have called them several times for advice, they were very helpful since I had a bunch of hoosiers installing them.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
Thanks ill do that and let you know!:)

Thanks ill do that and let you know!:)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
I know this sounds dumb but can I visually see a...

I know this sounds dumb but can I visually see a bent rim or will I need to take it in somewhere? And would the vibration come and go? I drove it tonight and no vibration felt but I didn't go over...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
Transfer case??

Pretty sure I can rule out the tires but since the transfer case and transmission gasket were replaced, could it be the transfer case? And if so would it come and go at times? Or does it sound like a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
They are staggered and the front have problem...

They are staggered and the front have problem less than 7,000 miles on them. I've had them Roadforced balanced twice and took them to a shop that does truing on tires and they said they were fine.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
The BMW dealership did the cv boots but it seemed...

The BMW dealership did the cv boots but it seemed like the issue started after it was in the shop the last time. On inspection we found a transfer case leak so I took it to the dealership and they...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,160
Posted By Iceeberg
Front end vibration at highway speeds

Need some help... I am getting a vibration in the front end when I'm on the highway, no rhyme or reason, stays the same with/without acceleration. Seems a little worse up a long incline, some days...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,290
Posted By Iceeberg
I have a 2004 X5 3.0 with 176,000 miles. I drive...

I have a 2004 X5 3.0 with 176,000 miles. I drive ALOT:)
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