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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-15-2021, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By BigBody
If you check the "What did you do today" thread,...

If you check the "What did you do today" thread, you can see my X, lowered, with 275/45/20 front tires. Post is somewhere in the beginning 1400 pages. I dont remember exactly which one. I have Pilot...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-16-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By BigBody
OE - Bmw Brand OEM - Supplier to BMW, Branded...

OE - Bmw Brand
OEM - Supplier to BMW, Branded by Supplier

Ive read before that OEM suppliers may be under stricter quality control when supplying "BMW" branded parts. Whether this is the case or...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-14-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By BigBody
Let us know how it goes :)

Let us know how it goes :)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-14-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By BigBody
While I cant 100% guarantee confirm there wont be...

While I cant 100% guarantee confirm there wont be problems, I can 99% say that it should work absolutely fine. Its E70 to E70 after all. I would imagine no issues with offset, hubs, etc. The tire...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By BigBody
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8lobpyEldw&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8lobpyEldw&ab_channel=DannyD69

I used this video when i did mine. Its awesome, the guys is just ripping stuff off, throwing it around, and has the damn alternator...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-05-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By BigBody
Big thank you. Means alot from a member who's X i...

Big thank you. Means alot from a member who's X i very much i look up to :p:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By BigBody
I got some replicas as well. Cant beat that prime...

I got some replicas as well. Cant beat that prime deal... Chinese are hilarious too, gotta love that nice "Made in Italy" imprint on the back :rofl:

I didnt think quality was too bad, but fitment...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 135,410
Posted By BigBody
87k now :popcorn:

87k now :popcorn:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By BigBody
I planned on it, but got lazy :( hit it with the...

I planned on it, but got lazy :( hit it with the ceramic wash from griots though. Honestly, i dont know if it can even hold up. Gets pretty toasty in that area. I may just plastidip the entire wheel...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-03-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By BigBody
In that case it makes sense... my car has all...

In that case it makes sense... my car has all kinds of bit and bobs. Nothing dinan though so im willing to deviate. Good luck as well! Cheers
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-03-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By BigBody
Hard to come by, id like one too! I may just...

Hard to come by, id like one too! I may just settle for schmiedmann and paint it black to match rest of engine bay. Ultra Racing (from Malaysia) also sells one, but it goes all the way around the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-03-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By BigBody
For those who were asking they are M5 brakes with...

For those who were asking they are M5 brakes with M5 wheels.
Something to note about the wheels; they are forged from the factory by fuchsfelgen. They were then chromed in California. I was never a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By BigBody
Last weekend installed -new wheels (actually...

Last weekend installed
-new wheels (actually more like this month)
-front brakes (upgrade!)
-stop tech stainless lines
-sway bar end links (because rein turns out to be garbage)
-axle reboot...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-27-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 205,760
Posted By BigBody
Nobodies fault. I did it solo unfortunately. It...

Nobodies fault. I did it solo unfortunately. It was difficult. Appreciate the great info on this thread otherwise.

I know itís been mentioned already but has there been any agreement on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-27-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 205,760
Posted By BigBody
Wow... what a disaster. For anyone planing this i...

Wow... what a disaster. For anyone planing this i highly advise forgetting about the vice grip circlip method. I ruined a set of vice grips and found it pretty much impossible to get the circlip out....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-12-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By BigBody
I dont even want to buy it new. $362 on FCP for...

I dont even want to buy it new. $362 on FCP for part #65258377655.

...and not even in stock. They go for under $20 used on eBay! Dont even want to disassemble the plastic, just to get the same...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-12-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By BigBody
If the module is not functioning (or unplugged...

If the module is not functioning (or unplugged for example), the keys will absolutely do nothing. While my keys work, they have abysmal range. Even after replacing batteries. I too suspected the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-10-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,899
Posted By BigBody
I meant they are not** dime a dozen, sorry, for...

I meant they are not** dime a dozen, sorry, for the confusion :) thatís why I say keep if you can!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-10-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,899
Posted By BigBody
Clean, older, bimmers are a dime a dozen. And...

Clean, older, bimmers are a dime a dozen. And yours is looking pretty good. We are maybe beginning to approach the apex where the value may start to appreciate. I think a truck is necessary in every...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-05-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,148
Posted By BigBody
After sanding and polishing, wrap the headlights...

After sanding and polishing, wrap the headlights with clear anti-UV vinyl wrap.
Will act as a clear without the problems that come with painting (drips, orange peel, etc).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-01-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,681
Posted By BigBody
Never coded mine out and been good for 3 years...

Never coded mine out and been good for 3 years now. I will say though, its been hit and miss with different LEDs burning out, likely due to the heat. I do not think this is due to cold bulb check...
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 07-12-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By BigBody
Clean as heck. Love it :) GLWYS

Clean as heck. Love it :) GLWYS
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-04-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By BigBody
Last time i was at my paintless dent removal...

Last time i was at my paintless dent removal spot, the guy pushed the mirror in by hand, and since then i have a click everytime it opens and closes. Everything is fully functioning otherwise. Any...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-04-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By BigBody
Happy 4th guys :usa1:

Happy 4th guys
:usa1:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-26-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,676
Posted By BigBody
With all the bolts holding the thrust arm...

With all the bolts holding the thrust arm loosened, bang on the top of the arm with a hammer, and it will pop off the ball joint. The thrust arm is so beefy, that I highly doubt it would cause any...
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