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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-14-2013, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Benvette
Thanks Green dragon. I will look into the DME...

Thanks Green dragon. I will look into the DME update.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-14-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
I looked at all that, and it looked pretty good....

I looked at all that, and it looked pretty good. It has had a clutch replacement at some stage, so I wasnt that concerned.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-14-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
YES. And it pisses me off. It has nothing to do...

YES.
And it pisses me off. It has nothing to do with the CDV. Its the stupid fly by wire throttle control and I havnt been able to find any way of fixing it.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-11-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
I split the transfer case from the box to make it...

I split the transfer case from the box to make it easier, but all up it took 3 hours to remove, 1 hour to do the work and about 2-3 hours to replace the box.

The link I used is a few pages back...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-10-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
I finally got around to changing the shift detent...

I finally got around to changing the shift detent pins and bushes today. A bigger job than I had hoped but thanks to my mate Mario, we did it in a day. We had to remove the box and do it on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Just removed the CDV. Took about 6 mins. (not...

Just removed the CDV. Took about 6 mins. (not including the 10 mins to get the wife out to bleed the clutch). Does feel a lot better. Guess Ill need to drive it around for a bit to see the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-19-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Well, the saga continues. The wife has been...

Well, the saga continues. The wife has been complaining about it popping out of 2nd quite often. I have also noticed the syncros are worn on 2nd and 3rd, so it looks like the 'box will be out and a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-13-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Thanks davintosh, thats a big help.

Thanks davintosh, thats a big help.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-10-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Dont get too excited, Im trying to find out...

Dont get too excited, Im trying to find out myself.
Its looking like you have to do it from underneath and remove driveshafts etc. Sorry about that. Im not sure I could be bothered now.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-09-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Its not that hard to fix. The worst part is...

Its not that hard to fix. The worst part is pulling the centre console apart to get to the top of the box.

Nice ride E30Jason!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-09-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Thanks Mate. Trying to find out if its a single...

Thanks Mate.
Trying to find out if its a single rail, so I can fix the neutral locator. I t likes to go over to 5th when its cold, instead of sitting between 3rd and 4th.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-08-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
I dont believe I have a CDV. Would it be at the...

I dont believe I have a CDV. Would it be at the gearbox end or the pedal end?
Also does anybody know the model number of the 5 speed in the e53?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Before :yawn: ...

Before :yawn:


http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/y399/Benvette69/IMG112.jpg
After :D

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/y399/Benvette69/IMG123.jpg
And this is my Daughter. She rides...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Yes JCL, your right. I was discussing this today...

Yes JCL, your right. I was discussing this today at work with an experienced automotive fabricator and the rear certainly would be put under too much stress, so I will have to keep the front...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-05-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Yeah, that makes more sense. i cant imagine...

Yeah, that makes more sense. i cant imagine different ratios front to rear. However, auto 3.0 diffs are 3.64, and manual 3.0 are 4.11. I would like 3.64 and only RWD once its turbo'ed if possible.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-02-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Just got off the phone from ASV europarts in...

Just got off the phone from ASV europarts in sydney and he was very helpful.
As stated the manual ratio is 4.1 and the auto 3.64. However, both manual and auto run 4.1 for the front diff. So the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-01-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,572
Posted By Benvette
Yew!!! My first post. I live in Newcastle...

Yew!!! My first post.
I live in Newcastle Australia and I have a 2001 Manual X5.
I love it!
The only grumble I have with it, is why the final ratio is so short?
Your eyeballs bounce off the back...
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