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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-09-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Scott ZHP
One does not simply "replace" an E30, lol. You...

One does not simply "replace" an E30, lol. You drive that thing until the wheels literally fall off.

Welcome to the asylum.

Oh, and which E36 and which turbo.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-01-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,316
Posted By Scott ZHP
Update: Bosch AGM started acting up and wouldn't...

Update: Bosch AGM started acting up and wouldn't hold a charge. It's only 2 months old, so I returned it under the 48mo replacement warranty. Pep Boys tested it and found a shorted cell. They...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-02-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By Scott ZHP
I've used Ina brand tensioners and idlers in my...

I've used Ina brand tensioners and idlers in my E36, E46, E53 (2x), E70 and my kid's B8 A4. Not a single issue.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-28-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 898
Posted By Scott ZHP
I'm just grateful my E53 still has a dipstick,...

I'm just grateful my E53 still has a dipstick, lol.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Scott ZHP
Happy to help. As far as adapters and plumbing,...

Happy to help. As far as adapters and plumbing, if they don't have it, it probably isn't made. They have a paper catalog and it's great.

With an LS build, I guarantee they'll have other...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Scott ZHP
I use AN hoses on my British cars and need AN...

I use AN hoses on my British cars and need AN adapters from BSP

Not sure what size metric fitting the pump takes, but try Pegasus, here:...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,316
Posted By Scott ZHP
Also, 25% of Bosch at Pep Boys, Group 94 AGM for...

Also, 25% of Bosch at Pep Boys, Group 94 AGM for $146.24
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,576
Posted By Scott ZHP
Or maybe wrap the splines in electrical tape,...

Or maybe wrap the splines in electrical tape, then lightly oil it. Seal should slide over that like butter.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-23-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By Scott ZHP
I have a set of these, stubby extractors, they...

I have a set of these, stubby extractors, they work great. Use a long-pattern ratcheting box wrench. I'd spray it with Kroil/PB Blaster.
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-22-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By Scott ZHP
It's a regional thing. Different markets use...

It's a regional thing. Different markets use different systems. Canada and UK use the ABS, North America has a pressure sensor in the wheel stem.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-05-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By Scott ZHP
That one feeds the A/C, and is an input to the...

That one feeds the A/C, and is an input to the aux fan I believe.

As mentioned above, the temp sensor is screwed into the head, intake side, near the firewall. Royal PITA the replace.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-05-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By Scott ZHP
Had a similar issue; replaced a brand new Wahler...

Had a similar issue; replaced a brand new Wahler thermostat with a Behr, no difference.
Replaced the heater valve, as well. Also no change.

Issue turned out to be a broken transmission...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-10-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11,932
Views: 1,537,746
Posted By Scott ZHP
:thumbup: I'm there from tonight, through...

:thumbup: I'm there from tonight, through Saturday. Work/collaboration thing with Porsche on data collection. Will try and track you down.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-08-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11,932
Views: 1,537,746
Posted By Scott ZHP
Any chance you'll be at the Petit Le Mans @ Road...

Any chance you'll be at the Petit Le Mans @ Road Atlanta this weekend?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By Scott ZHP
The trick is to compress the spring perch from...

The trick is to compress the spring perch from the bottom. It's nearly impossible to align the bolts without doing so. I welded a steel "finger" to a bottle jack and it fits between the half-shaft...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-21-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By Scott ZHP
I added a triple gauge set to the M54 in my 03...

I added a triple gauge set to the M54 in my 03 330i ZHP from LeatherZ.com. It uses an oil temp sensor, an oil pressure sender and a voltmeter. The sensors get fitted to the oil filter housing using...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11,932
Views: 1,537,746
Posted By Scott ZHP
Replaced front struts, mounts and springs;...

Replaced front struts, mounts and springs; drivers side was actually broken. Bought a new style spring compressor, made life much easier.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-26-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Scott ZHP
Can't help with the lower, but replacing the...

Can't help with the lower, but replacing the upper bearing is done with the column in place. Lift off the steel support collar, there's a snap ring underneath. Use a pick or a pair of snapring...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Scott ZHP
Be certain you don't have an obstruction...

Be certain you don't have an obstruction somewhere in the intake plumbing. The MAF has a rubber sealing ring on the throttle body side, and two more on the plastic collar that connects the rubber...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-11-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Scott ZHP
DISA connector?

DISA connector?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-04-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By Scott ZHP
I have a couple spots on the hood of my 01 where...

I have a couple spots on the hood of my 01 where the clear is flaking off. Local shop looked at it and said it won't be a big deal to respray it and blend the fender tops. I offered to R+R the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,496
Posted By Scott ZHP
Goal is 250k miles, or until kid #2 is out of...

Goal is 250k miles, or until kid #2 is out of college in a few years, whichever comes first. Ordered it/bought it new in 01.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-20-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By Scott ZHP
Yeah, I considered that. I've read mixed reviews...

Yeah, I considered that. I've read mixed reviews on the 520, the BMW download seems to be buggy, although that might have been resolved.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-19-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By Scott ZHP
PSA: Schwaben/Foxwell NT510 group buy $149

Offer good through 1 May. They need 15 committed buyers. Looks like this is a rebranded Foxwell NT510 loaded with BMW software.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-19-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,549
Posted By Scott ZHP
I need to do this in a few weeks. I bought NAPA...

I need to do this in a few weeks. I bought NAPA oil dye and a UV flashlight for about $15 on Amazon. And about 5 cans of degreaser at Walmart, lol.

The OFHG is newish, maybe 500 miles, and...
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