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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By ylwjacket
Witson Aftermarket Nav

Has anyone seen or tried this?

http://www.witson.com/en/displayproduct.html?proID=101434805

Thanks.
Forum: General BMW 08-05-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,530
Posted By ylwjacket
Really old thread, with no response. But, I was...

Really old thread, with no response. But, I was wondering as well if anyone has tried this.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By ylwjacket
Here's a link: ...

Here's a link:

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/37249-x5-tail-light-alteration-fix-4.html

This explains it better than I did. I had the right rear replaced under CPO...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,807
Posted By ylwjacket
I've gone through some clips too. The aft one...

I've gone through some clips too. The aft one wasn't so hard to fix, but the forward one is proving to be a pain to get to. I also had another piece break where the regulator cable is held onto it....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By ylwjacket
For the rears, a common failure is for the metal...

For the rears, a common failure is for the metal under the bulb to melt and short the bulb. If you search, you can find the DIY for it. You basically apply some solder to fill in the hole it...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,447
Posted By ylwjacket
I just did it a few weeks ago. It's not too bad....

I just did it a few weeks ago. It's not too bad. Moving the hydraulic tensioner to remove the belt was a pain, until I realized what was going on. Those instructions, I believe, say to turn the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By ylwjacket
Ok, so how did you get it cut and programmed? ...

Ok, so how did you get it cut and programmed? How much did that cost?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,469
Posted By ylwjacket
http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FB53&mos...

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FB53&mospid=47747&btnr=64_1087&hg=64&fg=55

http://tis.spaghetticoder.org/s/view.pl?1/05/74/35

It is right between the bumper and the radiator. It is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,469
Posted By ylwjacket
Figment on the $200 fan is the same as the...

Figment on the $200 fan is the same as the original.

It took about 45 minutes to take apart the bumper and unbolt the fan. Took maybe 20 minutes to get the old fan out through the bottom, and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,049
Posted By ylwjacket
I'm doing it this weekend. Valve cove gasket,...

I'm doing it this weekend. Valve cove gasket, and auxiliary fan too. Hoping to knock out the fan Friday night, then both gaskets on Saturday.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,049
Posted By ylwjacket
I have leaks from valve cover and from oil filter...

I have leaks from valve cover and from oil filter housing. Pretty common, so I hear.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,122
Posted By ylwjacket
I thought they only had to be programmed if you...

I thought they only had to be programmed if you were installing to a car with I-drive. Otherwise - Plug and play?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,469
Posted By ylwjacket
Which pulleys - the idler and tensioners. Or all...

Which pulleys - the idler and tensioners. Or all of them? How do know if they're bad? They seemed ok when I was in there last weekend.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,137
Posted By ylwjacket
I believe the code is printed on the unit, but I...

I believe the code is printed on the unit, but I can't remember. I took mine out to look at when it got wet from a drain tube leak. If you don't know where it's at - it's in the left back...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,469
Posted By ylwjacket
I can let you know about fitment this weekend,...

I can let you know about fitment this weekend, because I just ordered one. Hoping it gets here by Friday, and I can do it Saturday. Gonna be a big weekend for the X: Aux fan, oil housing gasket,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 726
Posted By ylwjacket
Idle overheating

2005 3.0 X5, 130k miles.

This is similar to my other thread, for which I apologize, but I am wondering if my problem is not the aux fan.

My engine overheats, and a Coolant Temp Warning comes up...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,361
Posted By ylwjacket
Great news, Thanks!

Great news, Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,361
Posted By ylwjacket
Been reading a lot of these threads, as I have...

Been reading a lot of these threads, as I have just purchased an E60 (with SA693), and I am still not quite clear on one thing: what do I have to do with the fiber connectors, if I do have already...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2005, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,931
Posted By ylwjacket
it will tow just fine

I pulled an 18.5 foot Sea Ray with mine. I had the dealer-added OEM tow kit, though.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By ylwjacket
MD - I'm glad you're still here

I was wondering what happened to you and some of the other faves.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,420
Posted By ylwjacket
As long as what you say here does not cross one...

As long as what you say here does not cross one of the old timers, life is good. Give em an STFU or similar, and they pile on en masse, tell you're a noob, and to get the hell out if you can't...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2005, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By ylwjacket
I'm in the arch/eng (a/e) business

I can tell you that the number one rule is you NEVER do work w/o a contract. You are asking to eat it, and almost always will. Repeat - no contract - no pay. This is a lesson we have to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By ylwjacket
Get a Cadillac CTS-V - seats 5, and it'll getcha...

Get a Cadillac CTS-V - seats 5, and it'll getcha here in a hurry. :) Believe it or not, Brookesville is in a valley of sorts, and is always the coldest place around.

Get that house built. If...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2005, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By ylwjacket
I forgot you were a boater too - sorry about...

I forgot you were a boater too - sorry about that. :mad:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2005, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By ylwjacket
Speaking of Boating - UCrew

I don't know if you have seen this, but someone else finally setup that Sea Ray site that I had contemplated. It's searayowners.com. Some pretty knoweldgeable people over there.

Cheers, and...
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