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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By scourtaud23
the belt has to be removed, you could remove the...

the belt has to be removed, you could remove the pulley from the pump for dissassembly but you'd have to remove the belt to reinstall it....


No need to get close to the jesus bolt, let it be,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By scourtaud23
Hi, I did mine a month ago... Bought one...

Hi, I did mine a month ago...


Bought one on ebay for 100, came brand new but had to reuse the pulley, no manufacturer listed but its done a few thousand kilometers and works perfectly.


I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,785
Posted By scourtaud23
I did the teflon seal mod a few weeks back, it...

I did the teflon seal mod a few weeks back, it was a pain to separate but being gentle went well and I have no issues to report.



I haven't had a chance to test it to 0 because my GF is using...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-01-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By scourtaud23
Its not that big of an increase in number (<10%)...

Its not that big of an increase in number (<10%) but I'm guessing the curves is where the difference is.



However it appears not to matter as the parts are no longer listed on their website.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-30-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By scourtaud23
No problem, I understand. Let me try another way,...

No problem, I understand. Let me try another way, would you do it today on a second hand car? mostly thinking of the Dinan mods and similar since meth/nos is quite illegal here.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-29-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By scourtaud23
Now that's the spirit... You need to run for some...

Now that's the spirit... You need to run for some election somewhere...


What's your max output currently with mods and meth/nos?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,785
Posted By scourtaud23
I will look into the air intake valve, I'll have...

I will look into the air intake valve, I'll have to find it first... any ideas where this is?



The fuel tank vent valve is my main culprit for now since its linked to the manifold but having no...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-18-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By scourtaud23
I6 in a discovery has already happened a few...

I6 in a discovery has already happened a few times, I don't know what is the right combination but there is one that almost bolts in place in some version of the discovery.

As for swapping the x5,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-17-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By scourtaud23
Going down this route, I've looked at crashed...

Going down this route, I've looked at crashed supercharged 322 Ranger rovers more than once... Specially the first series with 420bhp that sits in place of an M62... Even the 510 bhp fits in the same...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-17-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By scourtaud23
You don't necessarily need to go the hot V route,...

You don't necessarily need to go the hot V route, with relatively small turbo and one hell of a manifold planning, you should be able to fit twin turbos and keep the existing block and heads.


...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-16-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11,338
Views: 1,402,267
Posted By scourtaud23
260 000km which converts to about 160-170k miles...

260 000km which converts to about 160-170k miles I think. The timing guides appear to have been original.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11,338
Views: 1,402,267
Posted By scourtaud23
I just finished my timing guides and vanos seals,...

I just finished my timing guides and vanos seals, after driving for around an hour, no codes, inpa shows the vanos is working and seems happy, no more rattle, I'm quite happy about this but it was a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,785
Posted By scourtaud23
Hi to all, I've done my timing...

Hi to all,



I've done my timing guides, it was a pain but its done and runs beautifully so I decided to take a look at that fuel sender.


What I did was take out the fuel pump and having...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,543
Posted By scourtaud23
It was bad luck on bricking the DME, I always try...

It was bad luck on bricking the DME, I always try to run the software with the engine running or the battery plugged in.



Hopefully you can enjoy the car now...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-06-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11,338
Views: 1,402,267
Posted By scourtaud23
Welcome to the medium mileage club... I'm at 260...

Welcome to the medium mileage club... I'm at 260 000km right now but my timing chain decided it was time take a break...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-06-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,857
Posted By scourtaud23
Clearly, this is a great way of seing things... ...

Clearly, this is a great way of seing things...



The tools should come today, I'm waiting on the parts and the beisan kit (doing vanos at the same time), I'm hoping I can take care of it next...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By scourtaud23
Style 99 : BMW wheel style 99 |...

Style 99 : BMW wheel style 99 | BmwStyleWheels.com (http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/bmw/99)


I check the tire size tomorrow if you want.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,857
Posted By scourtaud23
I knew that the day I bought it, I just would've...

I knew that the day I bought it, I just would've prefered a little heads up or juste another week... Oh well...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,857
Posted By scourtaud23
Hi to all, Yesterday morning I took the...

Hi to all,


Yesterday morning I took the car, drove a little, stopped for a few minutes and left again, then the rattling began, like a metal knocking on metal...


I dropped the oil pan......
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By scourtaud23
I bought my 4.6is without the 20"s but on BMW...

I bought my 4.6is without the 20"s but on BMW 18"s that the seem to have sold with all x5s as the "winter" wheels (mandatory in switzerland to run winter tires in winter) and I never even bothered...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,785
Posted By scourtaud23
Hi again, I changed my fuel sender...

Hi again,


I changed my fuel sender (driver side, left side of the car, LHD car) and made really sure it was correctly in place. I used the moving it method, i lowered it vers slowly an once it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By scourtaud23
There are still quite a few running in the alps,...

There are still quite a few running in the alps, I see some everyday (not including mine)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 29,729
Posted By scourtaud23
I'm not sure many people are doing it, it seems...

I'm not sure many people are doing it, it seems like a lot of complications and as far as I know, this would make the car illegal in most of Europe...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-09-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,785
Posted By scourtaud23
I'm going to change it again as soon as I reach a...

I'm going to change it again as soon as I reach a bmw dealer to sell it to me and hope you're right... For my peace of mind, I'm going to check the vent valve since I don't understand why it broke...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-09-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,785
Posted By scourtaud23
The compression under vaccum is my theory because...

The compression under vaccum is my theory because putting the assembly in is not difficult and it slips right in without the gasket, when I add the gasket, it doesn't slip as easily but that's...
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