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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Porando
1 .Forget about the BT- it is old and TCU modules...

1 .Forget about the BT- it is old and TCU modules they used long time ago are old outdated and useless now even if you find the "right" module. ....
Buy separate BT device/ BT hands free type and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Porando
Or you can buy new assembly and be done with...

Or you can buy new assembly and be done with it....
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=2001+bmw+e53+x5+tail+lights&ref=nb_sb_noss
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 93,889
Posted By Porando
Door latches in E53 X5 go bad in time... I think...

Door latches in E53 X5 go bad in time... I think the key problem is grease which dries after years of use making the metal parts rotation harder and electric motor can't operate or burns from...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Porando
I don't think that these models require battery...

I don't think that these models require battery registration...
Your e53 X5 DOES NOT have an IBS (intelligent battery sensor) nor the LIN or BSD bus where the battery, alternator, and DME are in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-26-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Porando
Napisz po polsku o co Ci chodzi...

Napisz po polsku o co Ci chodzi...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Porando
If final stage unit is bad your main fan will not...

If final stage unit is bad your main fan will not operate to will work on some levels only...
AC needs to be checked by professional BMW mechanic as it can be low cooling agent, leak or bad...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,188
Posted By Porando
If ain't broken - don't fix it. Save your nuts -...

If ain't broken - don't fix it. Save your nuts - you may need them later...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By Porando
My independent BMW mechanic does that. I buy the...

My independent BMW mechanic does that. I buy the service kit and he does the job...
Ideally you would want to find place which has equipment to replace (they open the fluid flow to radiator and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By Porando
I talked to ZF rep and he said that they sell...

I talked to ZF rep and he said that they sell same tranny to many other manuf with their fluid and they all follow ZF servicing recommendations.
BMW buys them dry and he said that he is not sure...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By Porando
I put earlier this year Stoptech street pads...

I put earlier this year
Stoptech street pads & Centric Hi carbon rotors from Rockauto for ~$330/ F+R incl shipping, replacing OEM which to my surprise had all pads cracked half through their...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Porando
$85 ?????? You get what you paid for?

$85 ?????? You get what you paid for?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,215
Posted By Porando
I just -raise driver side using jack, -put...

I just
-raise driver side using jack,
-put low profile oil container under,
- unscrew oil drain,
- lower the car and let oil drain,
- replace filter,
- jack up car again,
- put oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,601
Posted By Porando
That is what happened to me.... TPMS warned me -...

That is what happened to me.... TPMS warned me - tire was visibly low but not flat and I saw nail. Pumped tire back using my small compressor and it was good for about and hour...or 80 miles.... ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,601
Posted By Porando
Geez,,, I would think that once you have spare...

Geez,,, I would think that once you have spare donut you can have enough faith and carry only jack and wrench - why you still need compressor and repair kit ? :))
I have only repair kit ,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Porando
housing (this si for E53 ) but may fit... ...

housing

(this si for E53 ) but may fit...
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-bmw-parts/plug-terminal/61131393742/

I think this is universal...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Porando
Though in 90% cases FSR goes bad, If you a...

Though in 90% cases FSR goes bad,
If you a pretty good with electrical stuff - you can relatively easy test if it is FSR or blower by bypassing it - connecting +12 V and GND to the right pins to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Porando
Blower motor is under the glove compartment.. ...

Blower motor is under the glove compartment..
https://blog.bavauto.com/17193/bmw-diy-video-replacing-3-series-heat-and-ac-blower-motor-and-or-final-stage-resistor-e90-e82-e84-f25-e89/

I remove...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By Porando
Same effect as lips augmentation ??? LOL

Same effect as lips augmentation ??? LOL
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By Porando
Slotting and drilling will only help you if you...

Slotting and drilling will only help you if you braking so hard that gases produced from the brake heat make your brake pedal soft....
I believe that unless you tracking your car - reducing rotor...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By Porando
Problem is in the design.... They have single...

Problem is in the design.... They have single light bulb which shines light into plastic "light guides" around both main lights.
So, it wont be very bright to begin with and in time plastic...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Porando
Has this changed recently or it was always like...

Has this changed recently or it was always like that?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-29-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Porando
http://ijdmtoy.com/BLOG/wordpress/2013/08/21/2011-...

http://ijdmtoy.com/BLOG/wordpress/2013/08/21/2011-bmw-e92-lci-high-power-led-backup-reverse-lights/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-29-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By Porando
Of course you can....if you only want. Question...

Of course you can....if you only want. Question is how much you willing to spend?
Look for LED bulb direct replacement or replace whole light assembly .... or even install additional hi power...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-27-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Porando
Looks like there are two problems 1. You have...

Looks like there are two problems
1. You have been warned so you should not be surprised that is is piece of junk which somebody tried to get rod of. you can treat is a (expensive) project car
2....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Porando
Not sure what model and year X5 you have - I have...

Not sure what model and year X5 you have - I have 2004 4.4 with sport suspension.
Run your VIN (last 7 characters) to check what option you have ( i.e ...
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