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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Zulu95
And do not forget those who decided for whatever...

And do not forget those who decided for whatever reason to "convert" their older X5 into RWD!
:yikes::bawling::confused:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Zulu95
All are AWD unless somebody dinked around.

All are AWD unless somebody dinked around.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Zulu95
You are going to get "yelled at" because you have...

You are going to get "yelled at" because you have absolutely no details listed about your vehicle so we have to guess at just what set-up you have on your vehicle. How about you clue us in then we...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Zulu95
You would need headlights you can bake to open to...

You would need headlights you can bake to open to install rings. I just PM'd you.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Zulu95
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Zulu95
Try here: ...

Try here:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/DEPO-2000-03-BMW-E53-X5-UHP-LED-HALO-XENON-HID-D2S-HEADLIGHT-AUTO-LEVEL-CCFL-/121309318151?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item1c3e994c07
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Zulu95
Yes. All you need to do is buy new headlights. ...

Yes. All you need to do is buy new headlights. My new Depo headlights.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/Zulu95/AEXenonOn1a_zpsfa88aae3.jpg...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Zulu95
BUT keep in mind that there are a few "converts"...

BUT keep in mind that there are a few "converts" out there that could throw you for some parts/jobs.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Zulu95
Should be pre! If there are little painted panels...

Should be pre! If there are little painted panels below the headlights that can be removed the it is pre. The reason I said "should be" is because there was a rash of people changing their pre's to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Zulu95
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Zulu95
Not a common conversion over here so may not get...

Not a common conversion over here so may not get an answer any time soon. Try xoutpost and you might also try calling a few conversion places in blighty to see if they can shed some light on it.
I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Zulu95
Which side do you need? I believe I have one in...

Which side do you need? I believe I have one in the barn I can dig out.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Zulu95
http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-foru...

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/86886-help-identifying-hose.html

Read the posts. The pic was deleted but from the description it is the breather.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Zulu95
It I remember correctly it is a breather and...

It I remember correctly it is a breather and perfectly alright as pictured.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Zulu95
x6cx3 - 2004 have a different front end from...

x6cx3 - 2004 have a different front end from 2001.
OP If you read the link above you'll see in post #13 that it is not possible to remove the headlight unit completely in the face-lift models...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Zulu95
http://www.fcpeuro.com/BMW-parts/ I go between...

http://www.fcpeuro.com/BMW-parts/
I go between these guys and Bavauto. Both very good.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Zulu95
Good ole FSR! Glad it was an easy fix.

Good ole FSR!
Glad it was an easy fix.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Zulu95
An even more faint glimmer in the old memory:...

An even more faint glimmer in the old memory: Somebody had fuse problems and found a defective component on the HVAC control board. You would need to search/read a lot of back posts on xoutpost.com...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Zulu95
I remember reading some time ago of AC fuses...

I remember reading some time ago of AC fuses problems because the small fan in the dash that blows across the cabin sensor had become clogged with dirt and overheated causing the fuse to trip. A...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Zulu95
Go to realoem.com and find the part for both...

Go to realoem.com and find the part for both vehicles and see if they are the same number.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Zulu95
Did you try these guys? http://www.bmrparts.com/

Did you try these guys? http://www.bmrparts.com/
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Zulu95
Try this: ...

Try this: http://www.xoutpost.com/articles/x5/general-information/9544-bmw-fault-codes-their-meaning.html

Scroll way down.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Zulu95
Engine thermostat.

Engine thermostat.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Zulu95
Service history? Get a pre-purchase...

Service history?
Get a pre-purchase inspection by somebody who knows BMW's as you are in the ballpark for some possibly expensive repairs. (Water pump and cooling system. Suspension/steering.)...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By Zulu95
I had O'R test a battery once. The very nice lady...

I had O'R test a battery once. The very nice lady seemed to know nothing about what she was doing (i was watching over her shoulder.) and eventually pronounced the battery as defunct. I tested the...
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