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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-19-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Nolimite39
I agree, my comment isn't about the speed, it's...

I agree, my comment isn't about the speed, it's about the level of quality one would expect from a vehicle that carries such a title.




The 2mm (roughly) is the space between the UTC and LTC....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-19-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Nolimite39
I'm definitely going to mess with spacers but I...

I'm definitely going to mess with spacers but I just refuse to accept that as a permanent the fix. At one point this was the fastest SUV on the planet so I would expect a bit higher level of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-19-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Nolimite39
They are on the front on the M62tu. Right above...

They are on the front on the M62tu. Right above the Vanos solenoids. Checking the reluctors was one of the first things I did, confirmed dead flat with a machine tool straight edge and on multiple...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-19-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Nolimite39
No perceptible alignment issues with the UTCs....

No perceptible alignment issues with the UTCs. Last night I went so far as to loosen all of the bolts on bank 2 UTC and hammer while tightening so as to get the UTC as far down as possible. The space...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-19-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Nolimite39
UTC = Upper Timing Cover. Adjusting with...

UTC = Upper Timing Cover.

Adjusting with washers/spacers/gaskets is acceptable to isolate the issue but I wouldn't accept it as a permanent solution. 3mm is just way too much for it to be a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-19-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Nolimite39
HELP!!! 4.6iS Bank 2 Camshaft Timing Issue

I posted a few months ago about my ordeal in the What Did You Do thread with timing and CmPS readings and issues getting my X running correctly. I though I had it resolved but my victory was short...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-16-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Nolimite39
My kind of people. . . haha. Looks like it was a...

My kind of people. . . haha. Looks like it was a lot of fun, the hill country is great. I really need to start paying attention more to the events (and working on convincing the wife to attend).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-23-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 38,189
Posted By Nolimite39
At least one end of the cable will be the same....

At least one end of the cable will be the same. You'd have to search for pinouts of both the Avant 4 and the xtrons to compare.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-21-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By Nolimite39
I do agree the DWS sidewalls are softer than the...

I do agree the DWS sidewalls are softer than the PSAS3/4s. I like the compromise you get from the Extremecontac Sports but they have never lasted me longer than 24ish thousand miles which is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-21-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By Nolimite39
DWS06+ is my go to for anything daily driven, I...

DWS06+ is my go to for anything daily driven, I tried the Pilot Sport AS (3/4) on my e90 and they are great but get a little sketchy at speed in the wet, a condition that the DWSs handle much better....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-16-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Nolimite39
Somewhat contrary to my above post because I feel...

Somewhat contrary to my above post because I feel like the nomenclatures semantics now days since they are not regulated and are therefore up to interpretation. I rarely pay attention to the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-16-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Nolimite39
This is how I learned dealing with parts across...

This is how I learned dealing with parts across multiple platforms and manufacturers and how it was sold to us by the higher ups when I worked the counter at Autozone:

OEM is THE Original...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-15-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,126
Posted By Nolimite39
1. I love kappa, had a kappa'd out EK hatch in...

1. I love kappa, had a kappa'd out EK hatch in highschool that won many a sound competition.
2. I just bought that same box (basser) going with a dayton HO.
3. I went with Excelons in the dash.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,126
Posted By Nolimite39
That's the one with the timing chain at the back...

That's the one with the timing chain at the back of the engine right?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,126
Posted By Nolimite39
Not sure a VAG V8 is going to provide less stress.

Not sure a VAG V8 is going to provide less stress.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Nolimite39
I'm not sure if there is a way to actually...

I'm not sure if there is a way to actually disable it but you can change the order in which the apps turn on and what the default is when the key is turned so you never have to see/hear the radio.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,126
Posted By Nolimite39
I couldn't agree more. On all accounts. I love...

I couldn't agree more. On all accounts. I love the E53 more than any of the other generations so far. I've never driven an X5M of any generation but its not the power that makes me love the E53 its...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,126
Posted By Nolimite39
You wish that's what you did to it today. . . . ...

You wish that's what you did to it today. . . .

So do I.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,125
Posted By Nolimite39
Same here. it's been in the high 70s when I leave...

Same here. it's been in the high 70s when I leave for work at 6am, and a mild 98 at noon. Time to get back to work on the Beastie.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 26,460
Posted By Nolimite39
What do you mean "forgot"?

What do you mean "forgot"?
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 07-14-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Nolimite39
She sounds like she'd get along with my wife...

She sounds like she'd get along with my wife really well haha
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 07-14-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Nolimite39
Happy's practicing his soviet subliminal...

Happy's practicing his soviet subliminal techniques. . . I like it!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-13-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,126
Posted By Nolimite39
I have my 540i6 sitting next to the iS in the...

I have my 540i6 sitting next to the iS in the garage awaiting the same surgery. Now that I've been thoroughly abused by the iS, the 5 should be a walk in the park. It's really not a difficult job to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-13-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14,260
Views: 2,050,126
Posted By Nolimite39
Yeah, kind of want to beat my head against a...

Yeah, kind of want to beat my head against a brick wall after all this. Master Tool Set I have has separate tools for each bank that are labeled with a single pin on one side only, and machined lip...
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 07-13-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Nolimite39
That thing is gorgeous. Those 451s looks better...

That thing is gorgeous. Those 451s looks better on it than on the F15. At that price I'm surprised it's still on the market. If only my son was 7 years older so I could at least have an excuse to go...
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