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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-28-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,526
Posted By huntertec
My "X" X5 is on page # 97 of "Show us your X5"...

My "X" X5 is on page # 97 of "Show us your X5" if anyone wants to see the end product. I spent a considerable amount of time in prep before painting to get them perfect, I think that's the ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By huntertec
Mine had similar symptoms ( when I had it ) it...

Mine had similar symptoms ( when I had it ) it was the EGR valve that needed replacing, mine was a diesel however, not up on the petrol p/pants.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-02-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,526
Posted By huntertec
Fitment is very good, as the front spoiler is a...

Fitment is very good, as the front spoiler is a very tight fit it cracked the small wrap arounds on the ends that sit inside the wheel arch, so I reinforced them with a little more f/glass, this is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-02-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,526
Posted By huntertec
Body kit

Hi Doru, I used the same kit on mine when I had it, minus the wheel arch flares, I didn't trust the glass, so I purchased Lemans flares from Kelowna BMW ( Canada ) If you need any advice on...
Forum: Australia Forum 06-01-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By huntertec
Remaps

Hi Skier, I'm also in Newcastle if you want to send me a PM, can give you the heads up on remaps, exhaust mods etc, for maximum benefit as I did on mine when I had it. Happy to talk on the phone...
Forum: Australia Forum 04-14-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By huntertec
Traded X5

Yes I traded my 05 diesel, 95 ks in Jan for $ 31gs, for business reasons only. Also I was advised by a friend in the industry, at 10 years of age vehicles are sold without a warranty, so if I waited...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-14-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,872
Posted By huntertec
Hi bigwave, the economy in urban driving is...

Hi bigwave, the economy in urban driving is pretty poor to say the least, I haven't checked the figures (not game) If where you live is fairly flat then deactivation will have a chance to work,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-13-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,872
Posted By huntertec
Reliability

I did some reliability research before I bought the Jeep, everyone I spoke to who owned one were more than satisified with that aspect, the same can be said for many X5 owners. The first 4 years of...
Forum: Australia Forum 03-02-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,993
Posted By huntertec
I know 05 back had the old type as I replaced...

I know 05 back had the old type as I replaced mine ( 05 ) the only change was the redesign with no filter, so it acts like a collection cannister which drips the oil back into the engine. Check the...
Forum: Australia Forum 03-02-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,993
Posted By huntertec
Hi Mafian, although I don't own an X5 any longer...

Hi Mafian, although I don't own an X5 any longer ( traded ) I still find myself gravitating back to this site frequently, if only to lend some advise where I can. So my suggestion as a must would be...
Forum: Australia Forum 02-08-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,401
Posted By huntertec
I purchased my key off ebay ($45), had it cut by...

I purchased my key off ebay ($45), had it cut by Gosford key cutting ( $25 ) after hearing all the crap that only a Viper Cutter was capable, and had it programmed in Newcastle by European Car Centre...
Forum: Australia Forum 01-10-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By huntertec
Trading up

I recently traded my X5 for a Jeep SRT8 Alpine, no it's not an X5M but darn close, it's a brute I just want to keep driving with 344kw, and deactivation on 4 cylinders, I'm more than happy with fuel...
Forum: UK Forum 01-09-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,445
Posted By huntertec
The ulimate fix

Hi Skier, well I did fix it.... I traded it in and bought a Jeep SRT8 ALPINE. Yes an expensive fix but it did the job :D. Seriously I sold it for business reasons at 8 years old I was advised to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-01-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,872
Posted By huntertec
Pics will follow, I'm removing all of the decals...

Pics will follow, I'm removing all of the decals first, I saw a slightly modified version by Mopar and it looks far better. It sure sounds better than the diesel, keeping my foot off the pedal is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-01-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,872
Posted By huntertec
Goodbye X5 Hello SRT8

A sorry day, but a good one as well, with my X5 8 years old it was time to trade for business reasons, and it has to be the most reluctant sale of a vehicle I've made to date. Looking at all of the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-21-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By huntertec
Space saver

Thank you for your help.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-20-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By huntertec
Space saver

Could you give me a lead on an aftermarket space saver as I'm running RFT's on my E53 (X6M wheels) Importing from the USA no problem. Thank you.
Forum: UK Forum 12-12-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,445
Posted By huntertec
Hi SKIER1, thanks for asking but no luck at this...

Hi SKIER1, thanks for asking but no luck at this stage, some are pointing to the Boost Control Solenoid, or the Map sensor which sits at the rear of the inlet manifold, but there are no fault codes...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-06-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,031
Posted By huntertec
Remap

Try POWERS 1 on the Forum, I haven't spoken to him for a while, I'm sure he is still around, he knows his craft well. I've been assured these figures are a safe acheivement. The 40d has had extensive...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-06-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,031
Posted By huntertec
Diesel mods..

I transformed my diesel X by having the ECU remaped and modified the exhaust to relieve back pressure, also removed the heavy sock off the air filter. End result 203kw (276 HP ) 615nm (452 fp torque...
Forum: UK Forum 11-26-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,445
Posted By huntertec
Diesel, power loss, limp mode

I have a 05 X5 diesel and have had no luck with this one despite exhaustive efforts. Problem in sequence when I'm accelerating the engine loses boost, a dull siren sound starts on lower right side of...
Forum: Australia Forum 07-12-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By huntertec
Smile Wheel spacers are illegal in AUS, and I can...

Wheel spacers are illegal in AUS, and I can guarantee your insurer would void your insurance if they were aware. I would suggest you make an inquiry with the RTA and your insurer.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-31-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,381
Posted By huntertec
Hi Bigwave, as you probably know I did the same...

Hi Bigwave, as you probably know I did the same to mine some time ago, mine sits a little higher in the rear with no spare ( RFTs ) now my friend its time for an exhaust mod & a 4.8is kit. ( keep the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-04-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,979
Posted By huntertec
My 05 diesel (6 speed ) was remaped and the...

My 05 diesel (6 speed ) was remaped and the exhaust modified to 615Nm 3 years ago and I personally haven't experienced any problems, and torque is by far more of a problem to the the drive line than...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-03-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By huntertec
I have a view you can make a decision on a needs...

I have a view you can make a decision on a needs basis vs a want basis, and if you want the ultimate X5 then there is no other choice than the V8 M/// which will always be the flagship of the X...
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