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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-05-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By scourtaud23
Thx, I'll find a helper and try the fix, will...

Thx, I'll find a helper and try the fix, will update when done or failed.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-05-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By scourtaud23
Thanks for this DIY, I'm about to try it,...

Thanks for this DIY, I'm about to try it, dismantled the switch and sure enough, corrosion is there. I even know when the rain got in 6 weeks ago...



I only have the down not working, I'm...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By scourtaud23
Depends if you get the audible beep with ratchet...

Depends if you get the audible beep with ratchet pressure and barely loose it. If so, you should be ok, if not, you need to remove them and clean them.



When I did mine, I had beeping with the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-22-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,947
Posted By scourtaud23
haven't done it but I recall seing somewhere in...

haven't done it but I recall seing somewhere in NCS Expert files the speedo correction, probably put in there for winter/summer wheels.


Beyond that, I don't see an issue with doing it.


...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-22-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By scourtaud23
both should beep when in the fully rotated...

both should beep when in the fully rotated position. if they don't something is wrong.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-02-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By scourtaud23
had this once on an old range rover, you might...

had this once on an old range rover, you might want to blow it with an air compressor and/of flush it with some clean water to clear the innevitable debris stuck on the tube sides.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By scourtaud23
the belt has to be removed, you could remove the...

the belt has to be removed, you could remove the pulley from the pump for dissassembly but you'd have to remove the belt to reinstall it....


No need to get close to the jesus bolt, let it be,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By scourtaud23
Hi, I did mine a month ago... Bought one...

Hi, I did mine a month ago...


Bought one on ebay for 100, came brand new but had to reuse the pulley, no manufacturer listed but its done a few thousand kilometers and works perfectly.


I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,292
Posted By scourtaud23
I did the teflon seal mod a few weeks back, it...

I did the teflon seal mod a few weeks back, it was a pain to separate but being gentle went well and I have no issues to report.



I haven't had a chance to test it to 0 because my GF is using...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-01-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By scourtaud23
Its not that big of an increase in number (<10%)...

Its not that big of an increase in number (<10%) but I'm guessing the curves is where the difference is.



However it appears not to matter as the parts are no longer listed on their website.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-30-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By scourtaud23
No problem, I understand. Let me try another way,...

No problem, I understand. Let me try another way, would you do it today on a second hand car? mostly thinking of the Dinan mods and similar since meth/nos is quite illegal here.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-29-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By scourtaud23
Now that's the spirit... You need to run for some...

Now that's the spirit... You need to run for some election somewhere...


What's your max output currently with mods and meth/nos?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,292
Posted By scourtaud23
I will look into the air intake valve, I'll have...

I will look into the air intake valve, I'll have to find it first... any ideas where this is?



The fuel tank vent valve is my main culprit for now since its linked to the manifold but having no...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-18-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By scourtaud23
I6 in a discovery has already happened a few...

I6 in a discovery has already happened a few times, I don't know what is the right combination but there is one that almost bolts in place in some version of the discovery.

As for swapping the x5,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-17-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By scourtaud23
Going down this route, I've looked at crashed...

Going down this route, I've looked at crashed supercharged 322 Ranger rovers more than once... Specially the first series with 420bhp that sits in place of an M62... Even the 510 bhp fits in the same...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-17-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By scourtaud23
You don't necessarily need to go the hot V route,...

You don't necessarily need to go the hot V route, with relatively small turbo and one hell of a manifold planning, you should be able to fit twin turbos and keep the existing block and heads.


...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-16-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12,723
Views: 1,663,503
Posted By scourtaud23
260 000km which converts to about 160-170k miles...

260 000km which converts to about 160-170k miles I think. The timing guides appear to have been original.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12,723
Views: 1,663,503
Posted By scourtaud23
I just finished my timing guides and vanos seals,...

I just finished my timing guides and vanos seals, after driving for around an hour, no codes, inpa shows the vanos is working and seems happy, no more rattle, I'm quite happy about this but it was a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,292
Posted By scourtaud23
Hi to all, I've done my timing...

Hi to all,



I've done my timing guides, it was a pain but its done and runs beautifully so I decided to take a look at that fuel sender.


What I did was take out the fuel pump and having...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,248
Posted By scourtaud23
It was bad luck on bricking the DME, I always try...

It was bad luck on bricking the DME, I always try to run the software with the engine running or the battery plugged in.



Hopefully you can enjoy the car now...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-06-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12,723
Views: 1,663,503
Posted By scourtaud23
Welcome to the medium mileage club... I'm at 260...

Welcome to the medium mileage club... I'm at 260 000km right now but my timing chain decided it was time take a break...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-06-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,520
Posted By scourtaud23
Clearly, this is a great way of seing things... ...

Clearly, this is a great way of seing things...



The tools should come today, I'm waiting on the parts and the beisan kit (doing vanos at the same time), I'm hoping I can take care of it next...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By scourtaud23
Style 99 : BMW wheel style 99 |...

Style 99 : BMW wheel style 99 | BmwStyleWheels.com (http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/bmw/99)


I check the tire size tomorrow if you want.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,520
Posted By scourtaud23
I knew that the day I bought it, I just would've...

I knew that the day I bought it, I just would've prefered a little heads up or juste another week... Oh well...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,520
Posted By scourtaud23
Hi to all, Yesterday morning I took the...

Hi to all,


Yesterday morning I took the car, drove a little, stopped for a few minutes and left again, then the rattling began, like a metal knocking on metal...


I dropped the oil pan......
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