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Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 03-15-2018, 09:35 PM
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Views: 1,194
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
OEM 333M 20" Staggered Set... Feeler.

So this is just a feeler. I wanted to know how much I could get for a set off of my E70 50i m Sport. I don't have pics up yet... will tomorrow.

But if I were to sell them, they would be bare. No...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-15-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Ha at least you guys with the M52 engines have...

Ha at least you guys with the M52 engines have air cooled alternators... Us guys that need to have the extra 2 pistons... you know because we like THAT many more problems have a water cooled...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-15-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
More than likely it is the voltage regulator....

More than likely it is the voltage regulator. Battery and amp test from the store will test positive because it is not under load.

Im assuming this problem is on the E53 3.0 that is in your sig....
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-12-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
While I agree 80K is a bit premature to have a...

While I agree 80K is a bit premature to have a fuel pump go out, its all about percentages. The majority have not experience a problem with the HPFP, some experienced complete engine failure just...
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 03-09-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
BUMP! Car is gone, but parts were removed from...

BUMP! Car is gone, but parts were removed from the E53.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-06-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Sorry to hear about the rear end. And thankfully...

Sorry to hear about the rear end. And thankfully you weren't in the car during the accident. A part out can be worth it and can make more money than the insurance payout. But you will need to see how...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-05-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
I was going to say, the o-ring shouldn't hold it...

I was going to say, the o-ring shouldn't hold it on that tight unless it was corrosion. But with silicone... you're going to need to get something very thin between those ears to break the seal. It...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-19-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,152
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Well I hope you can get it running soon, but it...

Well I hope you can get it running soon, but it sounds like it will consume a lot of time.

But if I were to do this, that is where I would start. Make sure everything is viable first, then invest...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-19-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,836
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Honestly, that rust.... it really is a non issue....

Honestly, that rust.... it really is a non issue. For a 15 y/o vehicle in the rust belt... that is really nothing. Rust on the rear dif and the tranny pan are very minute. I guess I am still trying...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-19-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,152
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Ok, so I did not know the motor was stuck not...

Ok, so I did not know the motor was stuck not once but twice now. If it is sticking like this, it means there is still water in that engine. I mean there are ways to bring back a flood car, but that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-19-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,152
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Ok lets see here. Its hard to decipher whats new...

Ok lets see here. Its hard to decipher whats new to whats old because it doesn't not log date data.

I re-read your first post, from what I understand, you have not started the X, you were just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,057
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
theres really not much else you can do without...

theres really not much else you can do without getting some baseline numbers down. Need to know when pressures are going up and down so you can see when the compressor comes on and off. Hopefully you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,057
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
OK, well the system may not need any...

OK, well the system may not need any refrigerant... we just want to see tat the high and low pressures are. INPA and GT1 are great tools, but may not be the best way to go about it. We already know...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,057
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
When changing the clutch, did you evac the system...

When changing the clutch, did you evac the system down and recharge the system? You need to find out if you have a sufficient charge first. Then you need to make sure the compressor is actually...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,533
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
:thumbup: Nice! I thought the battery contributed...

:thumbup: Nice! I thought the battery contributed to the signal for the EWS to pick up. But as you mentioned, th valet doesnt have a batt. Forgot that part. Nice catch!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,193
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Congrats on the new purchase! Hopefully we can...

Congrats on the new purchase! Hopefully we can get some more info on it once you get everything settled down.

So the error code 30 means the monitor is sensing excessive torque converter slippage....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
:thumbup: I Like it. I don't name my BMW's....

:thumbup:

I Like it. I don't name my BMW's. Don't want to become too attached when I find there is a major problem... then OUT THE F"IN DOOR YOU GO and it gets replaced... then the viscous cycle...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,152
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Yes, it should move. If terminal 15 is on,...

Yes, it should move. If terminal 15 is on, meaning KOEO, the Throttle body should correlate with the throttle position sensor.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,152
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Yikes. Ok, so google translator is going to be...

Yikes. Ok, so google translator is going to be your friend on this. There are numerous modules that are Nicht passiv which means they are not active. Which means they are not communicating.

What...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,465
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
It would probably be easier to hook up a scope to...

It would probably be easier to hook up a scope to the harness side and test for PWM. This way you kill two birds one stone. Check for resistance across the path and check for the signal from ecu.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
When the leveling sensors are replaced, they need...

When the leveling sensors are replaced, they need to be recalibrated. You need to reset the values and create a baseline for the sensors to calibrate to. If you do not have the software to perform...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,533
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
You can also check out the relay to the starter....

You can also check out the relay to the starter. Kill 2 birds with one stone. You can do a swap if you think its the relay after testing. Just keep it simple.

I would start at the ignition switch...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,533
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
If you dont have 12v at the starter, then you...

If you dont have 12v at the starter, then you will need to check the ignition switch. See if the switch is allowing power to come through to the starter.

The other thing I would do is try another...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-17-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
Congratulations. Well after the oil change...

Congratulations.

Well after the oil change and water replacement... let the engine idle for some time. Then give it what for. If you see some smoke, you know it will be time to split that wallet...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,465
Posted By TwinTurboGTR
In my opinion, I think you need to take a step...

In my opinion, I think you need to take a step back. If 4 days ago it ran ok and you did electrical work... thats where you need to start first; at the change.

If you have a GT1, I would first try...
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