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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By x5alpine
I love my 4.6is. estoril blue with 144k miles. I...

I love my 4.6is. estoril blue with 144k miles. I basically took care of everything at once from the cooling system to the timing chain guides. If you do anything get those chain guides dealt with...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By x5alpine
estoril blue 4.6is for sale

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Before I get yelled at, I just purchased the premium membership and have posted in classifieds. but here it is. The...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,838
Posted By x5alpine
2002 x5 4.6is with 130,000 miles on it. Chain...

2002 x5 4.6is with 130,000 miles on it. Chain guides+ all seals and gaskets (106k) DSC module (118k) alternator (127k) Radiator (130k)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,451
Posted By x5alpine
18 with an 02 x5 4.6is. Love it!!

18 with an 02 x5 4.6is. Love it!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By x5alpine
I'm 18 and own an 02 4.6is with 130k miles on it....

I'm 18 and own an 02 4.6is with 130k miles on it. I make about $8.25 an hour and I've just learned that its better to fix anything and everything (preventative) as it goes instead of just waiting,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,090
Posted By x5alpine
Pentosin... Castrol and mobil 1 are only about...

Pentosin... Castrol and mobil 1 are only about 30% synthetic even though it says full synthetic. Pentosin is made in Germany and is fully synthetic and amazing oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By x5alpine
it has about 66,000 miles on it and it is...

it has about 66,000 miles on it and it is seriously in mint condition. My X has 128k
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By x5alpine
alpine white 03 540i M-tech

Hi, I think I might sell my 02 x5 4.6is for an 03 540i M-tech, alpine white over black interior, 6spd. The problem is the owner wants $19000 for it. What should I really pay for it and do any of you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By x5alpine
hahahaha!, and I cant believe people actually...

hahahaha!, and I cant believe people actually want his wife to run in 2016
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-14-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,768
Posted By x5alpine
I have an 02 x5 4.6is and my steering had play...

I have an 02 x5 4.6is and my steering had play and would move like yours so I replaced the lower steering column U-joint (comes as 1 unit) and its rock solid now.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,070
Posted By x5alpine
For me it was the mas air flow sensor on my 02...

For me it was the mas air flow sensor on my 02 4.6is. I went to pass someone on the highway and all the lights as well as the "engine fail safe" came on. Its usually just an electrical issue.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By x5alpine
a video would be best for us to help you

a video would be best for us to help you
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By x5alpine
Imola red 540i M tech

Is this real because I've never heard of an imola red M tech?

http://exclusive-auto-imports.ebizautos.com/detail-2003-bmw-5_series-540ia_4dr_sdn_5~spd_auto-used-5240162.html
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,003
Posted By x5alpine
I notice the 3.0i's do this when the valve cover...

I notice the 3.0i's do this when the valve cover gasket is leaking
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By x5alpine
yes, anything while your in there. especially the...

yes, anything while your in there. especially the PCV even if you don't really live in a cold climate
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By x5alpine
do the cooling system and timing chain guides...

do the cooling system and timing chain guides first as well as all the other tensioners and seals in and around then engine.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By x5alpine
I wouldn't part that car out due to that is a...

I wouldn't part that car out due to that is a fairly rare color combo
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By x5alpine
Yea, good ideas, what about the suspension?, is...

Yea, good ideas, what about the suspension?, is there a big difference in the way the sport and non-sport handle?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By x5alpine
thanks!, I really want the power of the 330xi but...

thanks!, I really want the power of the 330xi but the 325xi's interior just feels so much better because of the sport wheel and seats. I'm leaning toward the 325xi more. Its also the cheapest. What...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By x5alpine
1st, Reno gets a lot more snow than you think,...

1st, Reno gets a lot more snow than you think, haha, and is 15 min from the closest ski resort, and the 2nd reason I want an xi is because I'm a very avid skier
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By x5alpine
the 325xi is a 2004 and the 330xi is an 05. I...

the 325xi is a 2004 and the 330xi is an 05. I love the power of the 330xi but the sport pkg on the 325 is just so nice. btw, I cant find a 330xi with sport pkg where I live
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By x5alpine
325xi sport or 330xi non-sport?

I'm looking at buying either a 325xi with sport pkg or a 330xi but without the sport package, which one would be the better buy?
325xi, 107k-$10500
330xi, 118k-$12500

Thanks!!
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 09-26-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,243
Posted By x5alpine
I recommend that firstly you go back and start...

I recommend that firstly you go back and start making BMW's more oriented toward the driver and not so much on Al Gore and his green peace movements. Secondly, I recommend that BMW starts making cars...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By x5alpine
My friends dad had the same problem with his 01...

My friends dad had the same problem with his 01 x5 3.0i and it ended up being the ABS module
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 663
Posted By x5alpine
time bomb?

Hi, my 2003 x5 4.4i has a very high pitched whining noise coming from the engine bay when the key is turned to the 2nd position and I cant seem to find out what it is. Is this serious or will it be...
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