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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2019, 10:11 PM
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Posted By cn90
Could you post the exact tool you use to ream it?...

Could you post the exact tool you use to ream it?
Thanks...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
Another related question... For those of you...

Another related question...

For those of you with cracked CV Boots:

1. Was it mostly the OUTER boot?

2. At what miles did the rubber cracked?

My 2006 X5 3.0i 6spMT with 130K...it looks...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
Hi Fifty150hs, Couple questions for you. ...

Hi Fifty150hs,

Couple questions for you.

1. The round hole (factory is 30 mm), did you ream it to 32 or 33 mm?

2. The wide part (the part that says 100 mm across), is it wide enough to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
This thread was about the CV Removal Tool but it...

This thread was about the CV Removal Tool but it digresses to Axles lol...

- I know a VW Jetta owner who religiously replaced the Axles using GKN boots ($10-$15/each) every 100K. The factory VW...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
After some thinking, I just came up with this...

After some thinking, I just came up with this idea (have NOT tried it yet, but I think it should work), but just want to run the idea by you guys to see what people think...

- Get a Tie Rod...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-23-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
I wonder if one can place the Nut inside the tool...

I wonder if one can place the Nut inside the tool as shown, then leave a gap of let's say 1" between the nut and the round part of the tool and use a pair of channel lock pliers to squeeze and in the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
oldskewel, Correct, the nut is M27. I took...

oldskewel,

Correct, the nut is M27.
I took a random photo of X5 E53 axle from the web to show the anatomy.

The threaded section will go through the 30-mm hole and the splined section will...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
OK, Everyone has his own opinion. I believe...

OK,

Everyone has his own opinion. I believe you, but I just want to state the facts.

The definition of a metric bolt diameter is the measurement from crest to crest (= Major Diameter) in the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
Published data...

OK,

Let's look at published data by GKN-Lobro.
GS = Gear Side = INNER CV Joint
WS = Wheel Side = OUTER CV Joint

BMW E53 X5:
---> OUTER CV O.D. = 92 mm, thread is 27-mm type.

Volvo XC90...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
- You should speak with data, what is your tool...

- You should speak with data, what is your tool photo? Dimension?

A photo is worth 1000 words.

PS: So, even if this tool does not fit the X5 (I doubt this is the case, I think it will fit), it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
Seriously, you need to look up definition of...

Seriously, you need to look up definition of nut/bolt thread diameter.
The E53 axle M27 nut means the very outer edge of axle's threaded portion is 27mm.

If the tool spec is correct (30-mm), then...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
I think you got it wrong. So you think the tool I...

I think you got it wrong. So you think the tool I listed in the original post is not professional tool?
It is professional tool, but it is much more affordable now, at $20, it is cheap!

I have a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
- Not everyone has air hammer, bench vise etc. ...

- Not everyone has air hammer, bench vise etc.

- If you read amazon reviews, it is very good:
https://www.amazon.com/Generic-Propshaft-Separator-Splitter-Slitting/dp/B00NSEWZZI/
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-27-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
According to the ebay listing: - The round hole...

According to the ebay listing:
- The round hole = 30 mm, and the X5 nut is M27 type, so it should go through the hole.
- The width = 100 mm, most SUV CV Joint O.D. is < 100mm, around 96-97 mm, so...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-25-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By cn90
DIY: CV Joint Removal Tool anyone?

This CV Joint Removal Tool used to cost $100 or so.
Now it is $20 on ebay with FREE shipping!

If you go to ebay and youtube and enter search terms "CV Joint Tool", you will see it.

The photo...
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