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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By Fifty150hs
Surface of the sun!

Surface of the sun!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12,459
Views: 1,605,422
Posted By Fifty150hs
I've done the same. Almost every car or truck...

I've done the same. Almost every car or truck I've owned would take more gas than what the tank supposedly held.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12,459
Views: 1,605,422
Posted By Fifty150hs
I put Ruthenium plugs in my M54. No noticeable...

I put Ruthenium plugs in my M54. No noticeable difference. No change in fuel mileage either.

You have a badly leaking valve cover gasket.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-04-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 17,893
Posted By Fifty150hs
Great cake! Be happy your street is being...

Great cake! Be happy your street is being repaved. Ours are crap!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-04-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 17,893
Posted By Fifty150hs
Glad to hear you're going back to work. You have...

Glad to hear you're going back to work. You have a beautiful house! I'm 61, almost 62 and I don't do those kind of heights from a ladder. I fell through a skylight and broke my arm on a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-02-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By Fifty150hs
:iagree: Used it on one of my headlights and...

:iagree:

Used it on one of my headlights and it worked great. I then shot it with 2K clear gloss. Has stayed looking great.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12,459
Views: 1,605,422
Posted By Fifty150hs
Install Powerflex poly and you likely will never...

Install Powerflex poly and you likely will never have to touch them again. And if you do, lifetime warranty.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By Fifty150hs
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By Fifty150hs
Did you try FCP Euro? Even if they run $500 you...

Did you try FCP Euro? Even if they run $500 you get a lifetime warranty.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By Fifty150hs
Check the yaw sensor

Check the yaw sensor
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By Fifty150hs
$1000?

$1000?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-22-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Fifty150hs
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-21-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Fifty150hs
Do you have a link to where you bought it?

Do you have a link to where you bought it?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-21-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Fifty150hs
Have you checked the level of your brake fluid?

Have you checked the level of your brake fluid?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-18-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12,459
Views: 1,605,422
Posted By Fifty150hs
My wifi antenna is behind my head unit. Works...

My wifi antenna is behind my head unit. Works just fine there. A lot of work putting it in the overhead for little to no benefit IMHO.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,565
Posted By Fifty150hs
Those pistons look like they're in good shape. ...

Those pistons look like they're in good shape. How do the cylinders look? Need any honing?

Have you put a mic on those rotors? That front one has a nasty groove in it. I'd replace the fronts...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-15-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,565
Posted By Fifty150hs
Depends on where they were "remanufactured". ...

Depends on where they were "remanufactured". China? Forget it.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 170,489
Posted By Fifty150hs
Checked out a post by MrMcar. He recommends...

Checked out a post by MrMcar. He recommends using a can of ERR and letting the car idle for half a day, then shutting it down, jacking up the right side of the car to level out the pistons and pour...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,565
Posted By Fifty150hs
I rebuilt my calipers awhile ago. The guide pin...

I rebuilt my calipers awhile ago. The guide pin boots are easy to remove. Grab them with a pair of pliers and pull them out. That's it. Putting them in is a little more difficult, but a little...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-09-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 572
Posted By Fifty150hs
They should definitely jump up on your list. ...

They should definitely jump up on your list. Running mismatched tires like that front to rear can eat up your transfer case. There's a small difference allowed between the two, I don't remember how...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 170,489
Posted By Fifty150hs
Thanks doc. I've been using their engine flush...

Thanks doc. I've been using their engine flush at every oil change for awhile now. I change my oil every 5000 miles and I run either 5/40 or 5/30 depending on the time of year. I tried 10/60 to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 170,489
Posted By Fifty150hs
Thanks for the input. I always run premium gas. ...

Thanks for the input. I always run premium gas. Unfortunately, time and a wife that gets car sick doesn't allow me much aggressive driving. I need to get out on the freeway and blow it out!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 170,489
Posted By Fifty150hs
Catch can is plumbed in between the PVC valve and...

Catch can is plumbed in between the PVC valve and the rear vacuum line that feeds into the intake manifold. It essentially routes the line that the originator of this mod ran directly to the rear...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 170,489
Posted By Fifty150hs
200+ miles on this mod and I continue to use oil....

200+ miles on this mod and I continue to use oil. I'm going to keep evaluating this mod through my next oil change in about 2000 miles. We'll see what happens. So far, it doesn't look like this...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-07-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By Fifty150hs
Yes, those are the bushings. Significantly less...

Yes, those are the bushings. Significantly less expensive than Powerflex and in my limited experience, just as good. And they make some that Powerflex doesn't.
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