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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-20-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,543
Posted By byM5
Love the retrofit. Makes the car experience...

Love the retrofit.

Makes the car experience much more updated
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-20-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By byM5
https://www.jakesweeneybmwparts.com/p/BMW__750i/Rm...

https://www.jakesweeneybmwparts.com/p/BMW__750i/Rmfd-short-engine/43746557/11002296774.html?partner=googlebase_adwords&kwd=&origin=pla&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsfGl7IK52QIVy5N-Ch0R1AfqEAQYASABEgKfafD_BwE
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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-18-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By byM5
not as easy. It's just tedious because you can...

not as easy. It's just tedious because you can cut stuff up and screw it up.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-18-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By byM5
That's why I bought lenses to replace. Used...

That's why I bought lenses to replace.
Used headlights have same problem

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-17-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By byM5
I read somewhere that BMW was selling them. ...

I read somewhere that BMW was selling them. Maybe they are requiring a core. If I recall they were saying you had to reuse all the accessories like turbos, injectors, and wire harness.

It...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-14-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By byM5
Just thinking of another project car. Sent...

Just thinking of another project car.

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-13-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By byM5
Considering an N63. What are the pitfalls?

The reman prices have dropped on the N63 to $3500

With this in mind would you venture into a N63?

I just replaced my N62 for $3500. It's not as exciting as the N63.

Is the excitement due to...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-10-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By byM5
looks nice. This is way better than mine. ...

looks nice.

This is way better than mine. Mine look cloudy inside and out
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 07-09-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,388
Posted By byM5
Your 550 has been reliable? Any oil...

Your 550 has been reliable?

Any oil burning/ valve seal issues?

I'm thinking of getting into a n63 x5 also.

Thanks
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-09-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By byM5
5Xtheproblems, Pics Please

5Xtheproblems,

Pics Please
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-05-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,690
Posted By byM5
I'm scrrrrddd now

I'm scrrrrddd now
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-05-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,690
Posted By byM5
These cars are pretty awesome deal considering...

These cars are pretty awesome deal considering the new G series X5 is due out soon.

I'm looking for a 2nd X5 and am also considering the 35d or 35i.

Currently back on the road with the 4.8 and...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-04-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
I'm starting to like the rope idea. I...

I'm starting to like the rope idea.

I swapped out bank1 vanos solenoid and I'm now CEL free!!!

Can the adventure finally be over???

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-03-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
I'm downloading INPA and going to have the VVT...

I'm downloading INPA and going to have the VVT motors recalibrate.

Will report back as soon as I get home and connect
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-02-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
I didn't read enough apparently. But now we...

I didn't read enough apparently. But now we know!!

Got an CEL again. bank 1 too retarded. bank 2 too advanced. If i dont allow stepper motors to initialize, everything is great. once the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-01-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
Finally figured it out. There are some...

Finally figured it out.

There are some redish orangish guides at the bottom lower side of the valve cover that has to go in first. Then you close the valve cover like a book from the outside...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-30-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
Thank you toothbrush. I used Indian gasket...

Thank you toothbrush.

I used Indian gasket shellac from advance. It's kind of like contact cement and sealer at the same time.

How did you guys get the driver valve cover to seat over the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-29-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
Thank you, Sir! I attempted putting valve...

Thank you, Sir!

I attempted putting valve cover back on bank2 which had no springs off, timing perfect, and slightly broken eccentric shaft. I replaced eccentric shaft with my old one.

The...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-28-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
Opened bank1 and found 3 springs off. I've...

Opened bank1 and found 3 springs off.

I've got one thing to say to new attempts at the valve seal job.

Check your springs!!!

My timing was perfect bank1. I was probably so engrossed with...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-28-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
EODguy, Sorry I asumed you were navy. ...

EODguy,

Sorry I asumed you were navy.

I had an exhaust rattle that was just the cat clamp to rear exhaust. They rust out and get loose. I think it's $50 for a new clamp. There are 2 (one...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-27-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
Squidly, Not all of us are qualified for those...

Squidly,
Not all of us are qualified for those extra explosive cars like you!

Seriously, I've not considered what to do with the extra block.

Update:
Put a few new plugs in after eliminating...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-27-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
Toothbrush, thank you for helping and the...

Toothbrush,
thank you for helping and the research you did to solve your issue.

Sorry, you had the misadventure. But your experience now helps me and hopefully, my misadventure helps another.
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-26-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
Toothbrush, thank you for your reply. Your ...

Toothbrush, thank you for your reply.

Your post is very helpful.

I've read through your thread and am going to follow it to diagnose my misfire.

My compression test is as follows
1. ...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-26-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,336
Posted By byM5
Thank you for the Help!!! I am encountering...

Thank you for the Help!!!

I am encountering the same issue. Misfire #2 and #8. I thought I had the seats on straight. But like you said, there is a steep learing curve.

Thanks
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-26-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,808
Posted By byM5
Thank you, sir. May I ask how the one valve...

Thank you, sir.

May I ask how the one valve wasn't done properly?

If I have a problem, I'm hoping for one of the intake eccentric cam lever springs is off.
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