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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-05-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,493
Posted By subieworx
Textar for me for both rotors and pads. Couldn't...

Textar for me for both rotors and pads. Couldn't be happier. The brakes work incredibly well and the rotors, with Textar's coating, stay rust free. I didn't pads and rotors all around for a bit...
Forum: Tire, Wheel, Brake and Suspension Forum 02-16-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,062
Posted By subieworx
I say $10. What's your PayPal address? I'll buy...

I say $10. What's your PayPal address? I'll buy them right now and pay for shipping.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-23-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By subieworx
You need to get rid of the toe. Camber is akin...

You need to get rid of the toe. Camber is akin to walking on the inside of your shoe. Toe is the equivalent of dragging your shoe across the ground. One can get away with running a lot of camber...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-22-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,417
Posted By subieworx
I have that problem with my rear and fronts.

I have that problem with my rear and fronts.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-13-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,335
Posted By subieworx
But the guibo wouldn't make a noise like this. I...

But the guibo wouldn't make a noise like this. I have had them fail before and they always start to make knocking noises. The noise is not metal on metal but more of a roaring tire sound.

I drove...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-12-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By subieworx
Huh....what about LED bulbs in the halos??

Huh....what about LED bulbs in the halos??
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-12-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,335
Posted By subieworx
04 4.4i 96000 It's not the brakes or...

04 4.4i 96000

It's not the brakes or anything related to the rest of what I have just done.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-12-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,335
Posted By subieworx
I have recently replaced the brakes all around,...

I have recently replaced the brakes all around, tires, and front axles so I don't think it has anything to do with those. I really feel it has something to do with the transfer case or front diff....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-11-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,335
Posted By subieworx
Low speed grinding noise

New noise has started over the past couple weeks. It is a sort of grinding or roaring noise that is present at low speed when going straight. It sounds very similar to tire noise, but is not. It...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By subieworx
Random parts found in oil filter housing

I was changing the oil on my 04 4.4i and found these parts in the oil filter housing. No idea where they go. Weren't there on the last oil change 5k miles ago. Can't seem to find them on real oem....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,061
Posted By subieworx
I have not gotten any fault combos and have...

I have not gotten any fault combos and have driven about 800 miles on the setup so far. If you want to be absolutely sure, go with 245 50 19 front as that is the same size as 275 45 19 in the rear.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-02-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,061
Posted By subieworx
It's he 285 45 19 that is not available. I just...

It's he 285 45 19 that is not available. I just went through this struggle over the course of a month and decided to go with conti dws in 255 50 19 and 275 45 19 with the plan of adjusting air...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,962
Posted By subieworx
Where is this located?

Where is this located?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-11-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,244
Posted By subieworx
So what you are saying is don't open the panel...

So what you are saying is don't open the panel and if it breaks hope that it breaks in the closed position.

Great info!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-09-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,588
Posted By subieworx
I was having similar issues with my 04 4.4 with...

I was having similar issues with my 04 4.4 with 93000 miles. Replaced the spark plugs and now all is well.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-07-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,017
Posted By subieworx
The beginnings of rod knock would definitely go...

The beginnings of rod knock would definitely go away after a few seconds. I have seen it dozens of times.

Take it to a qualified mechanic and have it inspected.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-06-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,017
Posted By subieworx
Rod knock. What you are hearing is the...

Rod knock. What you are hearing is the beginnings of a rod bearing failure. The clearance between the bearing and crank shaft has opened to the point that when oil drains in to the crank case after...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-05-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,825
Posted By subieworx
Adding the weight does almost nothing to change...

Adding the weight does almost nothing to change the alignment (a good shop though will always align the car with the way it is driven most often). It typically adds -.1* of camber to the front right...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-04-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 36,310
Posted By subieworx
It's a bearing clearance issue. As the car...

It's a bearing clearance issue. As the car reaches temp and the oil heats up the viscosity lowers causing lower pressure. At idle the pssure is low enough to trip the light. Over time, and probably...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-03-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,825
Posted By subieworx
There really is nothing special about doing an...

There really is nothing special about doing an alignment on the x. Same as any modern car really in that it has toe adjustment front (camber if you remove the pin or add camber bolts) and camber/toe...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-28-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By subieworx
Little heat from Side vents

Having an issue with the side vents producing heat and some with the center vent. With the heat on full blast and set to center with the blend mixer on full hot I get decently warm air out of the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-16-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,995
Posted By subieworx
I use Turn in Concepts in Fairfield, OH. They...

I use Turn in Concepts in Fairfield, OH. They are an import shop focusing on performance and maintenance for all vehicles and are great with BMW's. They offer pretty much any maintenance items as...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 95,898
Posted By subieworx
When I put it in reverse I get one long beep that...

When I put it in reverse I get one long beep that lasts 2 or 3 seconds then it stops. When this happens the light on the PDC button flashes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-11-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 95,898
Posted By subieworx
I just installed an OEM hitch and wiring last...

I just installed an OEM hitch and wiring last week and ever since the PDC will not work from behind. Will coding fix this?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-10-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By subieworx
If it is making noise and rolling slowly when in...

If it is making noise and rolling slowly when in neutral then chances are a fluid change is not going to help.
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