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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-18-2020, 03:41 PM
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Posted By bhennrich
Are you skipping front ball joints and bushings? ...

Are you skipping front ball joints and bushings?


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-18-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
You are going to be in utter shock the first time...

You are going to be in utter shock the first time you drive it after all this. Mine was like a totally different vehicle! Congratulations on the progress


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
I would still heat the carrier. But that is me. ...

I would still heat the carrier. But that is me.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Have you used excessive heat yet? Sent...

Have you used excessive heat yet?


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Looks good. Canít wait to hear how you like it...

Looks good. Canít wait to hear how you like it after you complete the parts you just got!


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Are you going to replace the rear upper arms? ...

Are you going to replace the rear upper arms? and or the front lower arm? They all have bushing / ball joints that go out. I just drove our X 1,300 miles after replacing everything and I swear it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Shankly Bushing Removal Tool, Bushing Driver Set,...

Shankly Bushing Removal Tool, Bushing Driver Set, 50 Piece Seal Drive Set https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072LWQNW8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_ECF3Db58AN7XQ


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Yes. But I have a press already and a set of...

Yes. But I have a press already and a set of press dies.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-26-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
You can rent the c-clamp tool and dies from...

You can rent the c-clamp tool and dies from autozone in their 23 piece set for $140 that is fully refundable when returned (I think they allow you 4 days)


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-26-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Are you suggesting pulling the spindle carrier...

Are you suggesting pulling the spindle carrier for having the ball joints replaced? Because that is what everyone for the last 25 posts has been talking about. If it has to do with my original post...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-24-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
I agree on the being scared part. But my family...

I agree on the being scared part. But my family has to drive 450 miles tomorrow for seeing family for Thanksgiving. I was out of time. And there is no way I could fit three kids, my wife and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-24-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
I have found VERY few situations where painting...

I have found VERY few situations where painting copper anti seize on everything in site is a bad idea (yes I know not to coat rotor or contact surface of pads with the stuff) but in most every other...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-24-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
I used a BFH (Big Fu***ng Hammer) for removal as...

I used a BFH (Big Fu***ng Hammer) for removal as pressing without the BMW specific tool proved to be futile. Absolutely douched everything in PB Blaster then used a torch to heat around the ball...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-24-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
EVERY BUSHING AND BALL JOINT I COULD FIND WAS...

EVERY BUSHING AND BALL JOINT I COULD FIND WAS REPLACED! So Rear ball joints on the spindle carrier, integral links, LOWER control (swing) arm bushings, both upper control arms, sway bar end links. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-24-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Got her out for a decent drive today before...

Got her out for a decent drive today before leaving for a 900 mile road trip tomorrow morning. DAMN it feels like a totally different car! I can not believe I waited till it got this bad to fix it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
You should have come down. The beer supply was...

You should have come down. The beer supply was not an issue. The bigger issue was finding all the roaming 18mm and 22mm sockets


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Anything worth doing is worth doing right!!! ...

Anything worth doing is worth doing right!!!



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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
So final cost tally. $211 for alignment...

So final cost tally.

$211 for alignment and re-torque all fasteners while suspension is under load.
$792 Bushings / ball joints / control arms / overnight shipping
$94 all 4 sway bar end links...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
My ceiling is 9'6" from the floor at the lowest...

My ceiling is 9'6" from the floor at the lowest point that happens to be directly above the lift towers. The lift is 9'3" so just squeezes in. Can get about 4' up with the X5, and about 5'6" up...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
So 390 Beers later......

So 390 Beers later......
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-19-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Yes, and had I noticed that the pics of the lower...

Yes, and had I noticed that the pics of the lower arm bushings hadnít posted with my original post as well... https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191119/ac211c8c13f3fc2d5bcd6c571bc56d16.jpg


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-19-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
Glad you donít control my two cents. Please...

Glad you donít control my two cents. Please troll along somewhere else.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-19-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
I find you to be funny and not very helpful. ...

I find you to be funny and not very helpful.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-19-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
I currently have them at -10f in the freezer as I...

I currently have them at -10f in the freezer as I have done with other bushings in the pas. I will heat the swing arm to expand it prior to pressing. But I will definitely take your advice about...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-19-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,926
Posted By bhennrich
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lol


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