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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Skeletor
:iagree:

:iagree:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-20-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By Skeletor
I think the clunk that you are talking about is...

I think the clunk that you are talking about is in the Dual Mass Flywheel.

Can you feel a clunk almost as if there's slack in the drivetrain? Even under the smallest of throttle movements? I think...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-20-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By Skeletor
I'm not sure how you would manage to convert to...

I'm not sure how you would manage to convert to rwd. I was under the impression that there was an open differential in the T-case.

In my experience, the front wheels tend to take most of the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-04-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 29,955
Posted By Skeletor
[QUOTE=williamx5;1140798] OR I could just...

[QUOTE=williamx5;1140798]

OR I could just start over with the 2003 Sport version...

.Additionally, are there any others out there doing this conversion to their own X5?! I'd be interested in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-02-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By Skeletor
Here's some pictures.(first picture) From left to...

Here's some pictures.(first picture) From left to right 2002 4.6iS 161K; 2001 3.0 5 speed 325K; 2001 3.0 5 speed sport swap 188K

The interior is clean now. I went through it and threw away a bunch...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-02-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By Skeletor
For the cost of a used auto trans off of...

For the cost of a used auto trans off of Car-Part.com I may as well buy an entire 540i parts car and start a swap. I had posted a red 4.6is 6 speed swap on craigslist here in pa a little while ago...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-29-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By Skeletor
Skeletor's $1,000 4.6is

I finally did it. I finally got a 4.6is.

After a couple of years of searching, the hunt for my first 4.6is is over. This one has a story (which I'm going to tell) but if you don't want to hear...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-03-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Skeletor
Welcome to the family! If there's an X to...

Welcome to the family!

If there's an X to buy pre-owned I would by from Crystalworks. You're no noob to BMWs so you know about the ups and the downs with them. But I'm glad that we can have a new...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-03-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By Skeletor
I have the same problem with the clunk under...

I have the same problem with the clunk under sudden hard braking applications.

I'm going to agree with the thrust arm bushings. I've had some work done to the front brakes on mine (hoses,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-03-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 144,679
Posted By Skeletor
10lbs with Meth injection?? :wow:Pics or it...

10lbs with Meth injection?? :wow:Pics or it didn't happen haha.

Do you have a thread on your install/tuning? That thing has to be a decent machine with the manual and that kind of power
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-26-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,185
Posted By Skeletor
Sub'd Looking forward to seeing them...

Sub'd

Looking forward to seeing them installed. Good luck

Let me know if you can't get the check engine light out
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-14-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By Skeletor
Yes. He said that it's bed liner paint because of...

Yes. He said that it's bed liner paint because of how deep the scratches were.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-14-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By Skeletor
*Pennsylvania Craigslist* 4.6iS 6MT SWAP for sale

I found this thing last week and I've been talking to the guy via text. The owner is a BMW tech (12 years) and has replaced TCG, gaskets and more. It has 139K miles and a 6 speed manual swap to RWD....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-12-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By Skeletor
Dang I'm jealous..... Subscribed :thumbup: ...

Dang I'm jealous..... Subscribed :thumbup:

Ditto to posting to youtube. Hurry up so we hear it spool :D

E46 fanatics has everything you need to know about tuning the MS43. www.e46fanatics.com...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-10-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 637
Posted By Skeletor
Subwoofer install wiring confusion

About two or three weeks ago I finally sat down and started working on installing my BSW subwoofer with an aftermarket amp. I drew out the pins that are on the factory amp for the non-DSP stereo that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-10-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Skeletor
Check craigslist too for a set of spiffy looking...

Check craigslist too for a set of spiffy looking wheels. All of the wheels that I've purchased so far have come from craigslist (two sets of style 214's, a set of style 397s and a set of style 87's)...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-10-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Skeletor
That's what I just put on my X. Pulled from my...

That's what I just put on my X. Pulled from my 4.4 sport parts car. I had originally offered the owner of the parts car like $50 for both of the mufflers but ended up buying the whole car later on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-10-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Skeletor
Not very familiar with the part that you...

Not very familiar with the part that you described. The 4.6is mufflers will bolt up, however the 4.8is will require modification. The iS mufflers had a few baffles deleted so they are a bit louder...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-01-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Skeletor
I agree. I had the same problem when I swapped to...

I agree. I had the same problem when I swapped to the sport seats. Thankfully I was able to preset all of the settings before the module went. But now, no red light and no setting the seat positions....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Skeletor
I just posted a test of the dual camera set up ...

I just posted a test of the dual camera set up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6X9mr2Onq6g
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Skeletor
Unfortunately, I have none of those. And yes, I...

Unfortunately, I have none of those. And yes, I may be passed by anything and everything. But atleast I don't have to worry about transmissions and timing chain guides every 100K miles :nanana: (No...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Skeletor
It's all good. I like the constructive criticism...

It's all good. I like the constructive criticism :thumbup: On the other videos you can actually see "SKEL8OR" in the bottom right corner of the screen. I blacked it out for the shenanigans.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Skeletor
It wasn't that bad.... okay maybe it was...:rofl:...

It wasn't that bad.... okay maybe it was...:rofl: I would eventually like to put this thing closer into the 4.4 territory.

The good thing about these races was, we weren't going much more than the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Skeletor
Haha yeah, it wasn't the most exiting race I've...

Haha yeah, it wasn't the most exiting race I've ever been in... I think we may have hit 60?:bustingup That was actually a 1st gear launch (both times), now that I think about it, it probably should...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Skeletor
5 speed manual X5 street racing (on youtube)

I haven't found many videos of any 5 speed X5's really racing around. I "found" a couple of videos on youtube of a certain X5 racing an Acura RSX.

If anybody's interested
...
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