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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,083
Posted By daka
WOW, I removed the AIR BAG stickers from the sun...

WOW, I removed the AIR BAG stickers from the sun visors....but then again the really dark tint keeps the inside of the car from being seen....( guess I shouldn't drive with the top down) <vbg>
Get a...
Forum: Exterior 03-24-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By daka
Sunroof Wind deflectors

I have 2 "old style" plastic sunroof wind deflectors.
They are used but in very good condition, both have the rubber gaskets and the mountings
These have been in my storage for at least 20...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By daka
Upper "console" cover

Before I just yank the thing down..what do I need to know
How do I pull this down, it's the console that has the reading light, s/r switch etc
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
Scott Great. Now a question, how come the...

Scott
Great.
Now a question, how come the "sales staff" at Vista BMW in Ft Lauderdale don't have clue about this.?
This means that you can order a car without RUN FLATS?
I'm going to stop in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
Hey Scott When I looked in the rear of the 2010...

Hey Scott
When I looked in the rear of the 2010 X5, (I think it was a gas model if that makes a differenceunder the rear floorboard there was only aspace about 6" deep
hardly room for a doughnut no...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By daka
Depends on the year ....but up to 06 it's E53

Depends on the year ....but up to 06 it's E53
Forum: Interior 11-07-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By daka
E39 Headlight protect kit

Xpel headlight protection kit, never used.
$35 + shipping (depends on zip code) about $15..
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
BMW getting the message!!!! i don't think they...

BMW getting the message!!!! i don't think they care a rats a@@ that a 75 year old thinks,


Well my young friend, they better "care a rats a@@, look what happened to USA cars when Detriot didn't...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
big wave, Troll indeed... I am very "pissed"...

big wave,
Troll indeed...
I am very "pissed" that the brains at BMW have decided for us all that the X5 doesn't need a spare tire...or even the place to put one if you wanted to get rid of the RUN...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
James... My 06 is the last of the E53's, ...

James...
My 06 is the last of the E53's, facelift of your 01...2 row seating, I have the Sport package which is 18" wheels, the spare is a 17" (same style as the 18's however...different size tire...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
HEY Actually I love my 06 X5..I bought it just...

HEY
Actually I love my 06 X5..I bought it just about a year ago as a CPO (don't ask about that nonsence)
I looked long and hard for a super nice one and found this one...Sport Prem 31,000 (at the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
Hey James I'm not yelling at you or anyone but...

Hey James
I'm not yelling at you or anyone but the people (engineers?) at BMW..It probably is fine for most vehicles that never travel more than 50 miles from home...and probably 99.9% of the owners...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
My friend...YOU have the OPTION to remove the...

My friend...YOU have the OPTION to remove the spare tire (THAT 50 POUNDS WILL REALLY SAVE YOU A TON OF FUEL) ..others HAVE NO CHOICE
Yes I do have AAA in fact I have the PLUS membership...however...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-13-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,091
Posted By daka
BMW youve "blown it"

My 06 X5, which I LOVE will be the last in a long line of BMW's
My major reason is that whoever in their INFINITE WISDOM" is the "person" who decided that X5's, a semi offroader doesn't need a spare...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-13-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,909
Posted By daka
Before I bought my 06 X5 sport/prem I searched...

Before I bought my 06 X5 sport/prem I searched for a manual...very hard to find, and then you must be willing to accept whatever colors and options that ONE has.
The one I found, 06, was a pretty...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By daka
Cleaning and preserving leather

I have found over the years that the best product for leather is LEATHERIQUE, conditioner and oil...most of the other products were useless... on the dash NO 'A' products, they leach fumes that fog...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By daka
I hardwired a PASSPORT into my 99 528iT by...

I hardwired a PASSPORT into my 99 528iT by dropping the overhead panel that houses the garage door opener and found a hot wire that was on with the ignition.
Hopefully the X5 has similiar wiring
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,521
Posted By daka
I have to say that you guys are paying a FORTUNE...

I have to say that you guys are paying a FORTUNE to tint...I have been using the same tinter for 15 years and it has never cost me nearly as much.
If you are in S. FL email me and I will point...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 852
Posted By daka
X5 "Trunk"

Anyone have a pic of the rear storage showing all the items that belong or can be fitted
ie: tool pouch (missing from my CPO car) and whatever else is optional
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,089
Posted By daka
So many Diesels in Europe, they must be OK...no?

So many Diesels in Europe, they must be OK...no?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By daka
What

WHAT..NO ONE KNOWS?
HARD TO BELIEVE all the guys on the boards...no one has found a "work around" to do this ... I am shocked....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,988
Posted By daka
Any further info? ..I'm trying to equip an 06...

Any further info? ..I'm trying to equip an 06 X5 (no nav) with Sirius
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By daka
Need latest info on Sirius

I have a new (to me) 06 X5..it has what appears to be the standard "Business" radio and a single in dash c/d...
Is there an installation for a Sirius unit that will not change the appearance or the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2005, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By daka
Trim does not need to come off, Florida must be...

Trim does not need to come off, Florida must be the cheapest place in the US to have tinting done... $80 on up,I've had about 10 cars done and not one problem. find someone who will guarantee the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2005, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By daka
Think what you will about DRL's but I think they...

Think what you will about DRL's but I think they are one of the better ideas that our government has come up with.....should have all lights on dimmed....too many moronic drivers "forget" to turn...
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