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Old 11-14-2017, 10:43 AM
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22.4 MPG?! The absolute best I've ever gotten when hypermiling my 4.6 is 18.0.

Glad to see you're racking up some miles on the converted X5. That's awesome! Did you ever resolve the CAN bus error?
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:28 AM
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I've seen as high as 19.2-19.5 but usually it is 17.5-18 on the highway. 22 is amazing!
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Old 11-14-2017, 06:10 PM
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22.4 MPG?! The absolute best I've ever gotten when hypermiling my 4.6 is 18.0.

Glad to see you're racking up some miles on the converted X5. That's awesome! Did you ever resolve the CAN bus error?
I love it!! It is my daily driver right now... The more I use it, the better the acceleration is... I still think I need to tweak the programming for the DME!! If I use a manual trans 4.4L 540i DME part number, I might get the better performance... After all, Manny is a NON-sport version... So, I'm not positive if that affects what program they use at the factory...

I still have not gotten the ABS/DSC/BRAKE issue worked out... I'm still trying to figure out what I need to change in what module so it will ignore or auto trans parameters... I'll get it eventually, but for now it is working great and I'm trying to get my shop situated for future conversions... Who's ready to convert theirs!?!?


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I've seen as high as 19.2-19.5 but usually it is 17.5-18 on the highway. 22 is amazing!
I was super excited when I saw it creeping towards 20 after resetting it for the trip... I was trying to be super careful with the instant MPG needle... So, that may have had something to do with it... It did drop to 21.1 when the better half was driving her part... We also got stuck in DC traffic for a couple hours... That didn't hurt as much as I figured it would...

On a better note, the newest addition X5 (Becky) to the family was taken out for the first time after the motor swap... I found out the hard way it does not have any HEAT!! I froze on the way home yesterday, so I did an emergency alternator change before work today... Ahhhhhh, heated seats and working heater!! And it's a real three pedal to boot!!!

Alright!! I'll keep yous posted on the trifecta lights as I get them sorted...

Cheers all!!!!
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:32 PM
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Good day all!!

So, I had to share this with you all!! I am not aware why this happens, but it is too comical to bother figuring it out... Oh, I noticed the steering wheel was not adjusted when my better half and I were almost home from dinner out... 30 min drive...

Enjoy all!!!

https://youtu.be/utQXZHlDXMM

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Old 12-06-2017, 08:22 PM
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Isn't that a common symptom of a failing ignition switch?
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Isn't that a common symptom of a failing ignition switch?
Good day!!

It very well could be... But, that is the only thing that has presented itself thus far... If more things start to act weird, I'll dive into why a little more...

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Just FYI, on the highway I've gotten 21MPG from my 4.6 (about 160k miles) but it does fall quickly in the city.

The best improvement I got after buying it was the fuel pressure regulator, I was getting inconsistent and unstable fuel pressure and about 16.5-17mpg on the same trip before changing it.
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Old 12-07-2017, 12:05 PM
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Isn't that a common symptom of a failing ignition switch?
Yes it is. Sometimes you can lower the visor to turn on the light and there will be similar symptoms.
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