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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By Fifty150hs
I think I reamed it out more than that. I'll...

I think I reamed it out more than that. I'll have to check. I had to go wider than the minimum because of the poor construction quality the ring. It was cocked, so it had to be wider for the shaft...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
You are correct, the bore as shipped is too...

You are correct, the bore as shipped is too small. I reamed mine out so the X5 splines would fit. Worked fine after doing that and grinding the top of the ring so it was perpendicular to the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
And that is why there is a huge market for...

And that is why there is a huge market for aftermarket axles. lol :rofl:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-05-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
Update: I bought a universal tool for hub...

Update:

I bought a universal tool for hub pulling. Came with two pullers. One was mostly flat and it fit my bolt pattern. It worked quite well for pressing the axle out. It's clear it was...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-31-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
Unfortunately, I've had something come up and I...

Unfortunately, I've had something come up and I can't spend much more time on this right now. I'll try that when I have a go at it again. Right now, I have to put it back together and I'll tape the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-31-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
I rented one of these from Autozone. Not sure if...

I rented one of these from Autozone. Not sure if it's the same dimensions as the Snap-on one, but the rental unit wouldn't fit over the center of the hub and its slots weren't large enough to allow...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-31-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
I have hit it with PB blaster. I'm going to get...

I have hit it with PB blaster. I'm going to get after it again tomorrow. Ill rent a three jaw puller and see how it goes. This X spent 3 years in Boulder, CO so, not sure how much salt it saw, but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-30-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
Got into my CV boot replacement project today. ...

Got into my CV boot replacement project today. Got the axle nut off and can't get the splined shaft out of the hub. No amount of beating will budge it. This has caused me to think if it's this...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-30-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
"I thought all the discussion here about this...

"I thought all the discussion here about this tool was if you wanted to carefully separate the outer joint, after you've removed it from the hub/spindle/carrier."

The idea is to be able to leave...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
Got my bit set yesterday. Got on my CV removal...

Got my bit set yesterday. Got on my CV removal tool today. Took about one hour to ream it out with my die grinder. Took it from 29.5mm (the true dimension, not 30mm) to approx. 34.5 mm. That...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
My new bits haven't arrived yet. I'll be on it...

My new bits haven't arrived yet. I'll be on it as soon as they do.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
wishing I hadn't just sold my drill press I...

wishing I hadn't just sold my drill press I hadn't used in years. Any ideas?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-25-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
Bought it. Doesn't work very well at all. ...

Bought it. Doesn't work very well at all. Ordered new die grinder bits that should be here Thursday. I'll go after it with those then.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-13-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
That reamer probably would do it, but I'll start...

That reamer probably would do it, but I'll start with my die grinder and a straight grinding bit. Much less expensive.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-13-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
Either a large drill bit or a grinder in a dremel...

Either a large drill bit or a grinder in a dremel tool would work. They're selling on ebay for as little at $18. I'm going to buy one and see how difficult it is to bore the tool. If I trash it,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-12-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
What about reaming the hole of the tool so it...

What about reaming the hole of the tool so it fits? Looks like you would only need to open it up 3mm. That means you're only removing 1.5mm of material.
:dunno:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
Could work. Let us know if it does.

Could work. Let us know if it does.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-25-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By Fifty150hs
I have no experience with this tool, but the...

I have no experience with this tool, but the "universal" tools I have tried to use on my X don't work worth a damn. Proceed with caution.
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