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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-31-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
I use a Snapon hub puller that I use for pushing...

I use a Snapon hub puller that I use for pushing the cv joint out of the hub. I find that it is easier to keep the puller center once you bolt it onto the hub.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-31-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
This method always worked for me. ...

This method always worked for me.

https://xoutpost.com/1109682-post35.html?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-31-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
PB Blaster, heat and if you have access to a hub...

PB Blaster, heat and if you have access to a hub puller that should pop the CV joint out of the hub. I'm surprised that a California X would have a problem with removing the axle from a hub. Rust...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-30-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
I posted that you can hit the CV joint with a...

I posted that you can hit the CV joint with a brass drift and a BFH and the CV joint will pop loose from the axle.

https://xoutpost.com/1108115-post18.html

Next time I'll use my 10# slide...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-13-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
Perhaps one member can buy this step drill and...

Perhaps one member can buy this step drill and rent it out to other members, or he can charge a fee if you send him your tool for him to bore out the tool to 35mm bore.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-24-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
Get yourself a Toyota minivan, works fine on our...

Get yourself a Toyota minivan, works fine on our Toyota Sienna.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-24-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
You may be able to push the CV joint back onto...

You may be able to push the CV joint back onto the axle with putting the nut below the tool, but doing it this way will only push the tool upward which in turn will pull the axle into the joint, not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-30-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
Here's a couple of pictures why the tools doesn't...

Here's a couple of pictures why the tools doesn't work on pulling a BMW CV joint off the axle.

The Spline of the CV joint is approximately 32mm in diameter...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
I used that tool to pop off CV joints on other...

I used that tool to pop off CV joints on other cars to reboot them, but when I went to use it on my X I found out that the CV joint would not fit the tool. I just assume like you that you could use...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
I posted a link to minimum hole sizes required...

I posted a link to minimum hole sizes required for a M27 bolt. You don't want an exact fit or else you never get the joint out of the tool once you pull the joint into the tool. You need what is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
That's why I posted that the tool you mention...

That's why I posted that the tool you mention won't work on our X. I have the tool and tried the tool and it didn't work. You don't have the tool and you didn't try the tool and yet you want to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
The hole in my tool measured out to be 29.75 on a...

The hole in my tool measured out to be 29.75 on a digital caliper. This is the X5 forum, that is why I mentioned that it will not work on our X.

Like in the building trade, a 2x4 is not 2" x 4"...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
And sometimes, you need a big hammer to fix the...

And sometimes, you need a big hammer to fix the problem.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S-ofMoWsr0
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
The tool that the OP posted will not work with...

The tool that the OP posted will not work with our CV joint. How do I know, I have one of those tools and when I tried to use it on the X it wouldn't fit the cv joint. Perhaps I should just let you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
Never said the tool you listed wasn't a...

Never said the tool you listed wasn't a professional tool. It is used by mechanics to save time. I just informed you that the tool is too small for the CV joint in our BMW.

I'm just saying that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
Like I posted before, the tool is too small for...

Like I posted before, the tool is too small for the CV axle to fit through. The axle nut is M27 but what is the actual outside diameter of the threaded portion of the CV joint??? Bet you it's a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
If you are not willing to invest in tools to fix...

If you are not willing to invest in tools to fix your cars, you shouldn't be fixing cars. I saw more screw up by people who don't have the right tools to work on their cars. They end up rounding...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-27-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
Get an impact hammer and a pointy impact tool and...

Get an impact hammer and a pointy impact tool and the axle can be pushed out of the hub.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-27-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,076
Posted By upallnight
The tool is tool small for the CV threaded axle...

The tool is tool small for the CV threaded axle to fit into it. Save your money. Just remove the axle, clamp the axle in a good vise and use a brass punch and a Big hammer (not those wimpy...
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