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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-25-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,192
Posted By TiAgX5
"I thought I was running one of the most...

"I thought I was running one of the most aggressive wheel/tire packages on here already! :yikes: Shoot over some ideas".

Finally an E53 these would look "right" on.....
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-24-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By TiAgX5
I actually did the process once in Florida ('05...

I actually did the process once in Florida ('05 E46 330i Sport Pkg).

The pothole MUST have been previously reported by someone prior to the incident you report (for the claim to be paid).

...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-22-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By TiAgX5
Good to hear. Some of these wheel repair...

Good to hear.

Some of these wheel repair shops do amazing work, just need to find a good one.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By TiAgX5
Vredestein Ultrac Vorti, This is about the only...

Vredestein Ultrac Vorti, This is about the only manufacturer still making an Ultra High Perf tire in the BMW E53 staggered 19" fitment, MFS too......
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,730
Posted By TiAgX5
If the wheel has a figure 8 and/or hop, it can be...

If the wheel has a figure 8 and/or hop, it can be mounted on a lathe (face toward chuck), the wheel is manipulated until the barrel side indicates within a few thousandths of an inch, then a skim cut...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,128
Posted By TiAgX5
If you're a masochist like me, do both! I...

If you're a masochist like me, do both!

I went the '03 BMW E53 M62 and '05 MB W211 E320 route for my pain fixes. :thumbup:

Does the trick!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By TiAgX5
I found the X5 LM interesting when it was done,...

I found the X5 LM interesting when it was done, time marches on.

This BMW tickles my fancy now, the Gruppe5 2002.......

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,730
Posted By TiAgX5
I used these guy a few weeks ago, dropped off all...

I used these guy a few weeks ago, dropped off all four staggered alloys for inspection (along with a new set of Vred Ultrac Vortis). ARS re-trued two wheels.

One front had a .035 "flat spot" over...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-15-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,128
Posted By TiAgX5
IIRC, the TC Tensioner was re-designed and...

IIRC, the TC Tensioner was re-designed and installed in the M62 engines during the last ~1.5 years of production.

My late production (8-'03) has well over 200k miles on the original guides.
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,730
Posted By TiAgX5
Good to see you're still on here too Brian. ...

Good to see you're still on here too Brian.

Hope everyone is doing well.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By TiAgX5
I just installed my 2nd set of VUVs. ...

I just installed my 2nd set of VUVs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NcenJ0zmAY

If you use the X in temps below 45 deg F, these must be removed. The "minor" issue is limited grip, the "major"...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,730
Posted By TiAgX5
I'll keep an eye out for your X also. Not...

I'll keep an eye out for your X also.

Not too many pre-facelift 4.4s on the local roads these days. Most are 3.0s
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,730
Posted By TiAgX5
Thanks neighbor. I was at the crossroad of...

Thanks neighbor.

I was at the crossroad of selling (at a HUGE discount, because of all the issue), of getting it in proper working order (and licking my wounds).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,730
Posted By TiAgX5
After the X spent over 2 years in the garage as a...

After the X spent over 2 years in the garage as a dust sculpture..........

1) New front halfshafts.

2) New Steering angle sensor w/reprogramming.

3) New climate control fan (in dashboard).
...
Forum: The Lounge 10-12-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 23,195
Posted By TiAgX5
That last sentence sums it up.

That last sentence sums it up.
Forum: The Lounge 09-29-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 23,195
Posted By TiAgX5
Sorry to hear about the Sig issues RB. Seems...

Sorry to hear about the Sig issues RB. Seems things went from bad to worse for Sig over the past few months (in regard to private owners), the main focus for them now is military contract...
Forum: The Lounge 07-27-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 23,195
Posted By TiAgX5
The new home defense/EDC, really like the tritium...

The new home defense/EDC, really like the tritium HD "no charge up" sights (comes out of the holster/bedside safe glowing bright), These Trijicon sites (with the U-notch rear Battle-sight) pushed the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,042
Posted By TiAgX5
All good info above. Worth noting; there...

All good info above.

Worth noting; there are four spots on the rear side of each VCG that MUST have a small bead of RTV sealant applied (the corners adjacent radius areas). When this is not...
Forum: The Lounge 07-02-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 23,195
Posted By TiAgX5
Nice choice. The full size P320 45acp was in...

Nice choice.

The full size P320 45acp was in the running when I picked up the PPQ 45, RX pkg would have put it in my collection.

Now that we are seeing the results of the ex-Kimber execs...
Forum: The Lounge 06-16-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 23,195
Posted By TiAgX5
Loading up the Benz for a road trip back to FL (2...

Loading up the Benz for a road trip back to FL (2 week rental of a beach house in Destin), bringing the P227 & PPQ 45, along with 500rds of Sig Elite Perf 230gr Match Grade FMJ. I have a friend in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-15-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 94,791
Posted By TiAgX5
You went the right way going the used/freshened...

You went the right way going the used/freshened unit route.

With a stripped front output spline, the rebuild cost approaches $500 DIYing.

The $2000 or more cost of a rebuilt/warrantied...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-15-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 94,791
Posted By TiAgX5
No need to replace these TCs, they are simple...

No need to replace these TCs, they are simple units that are easy to rebuild with under $200 in parts from Cobra Transmission.

I rebuilt mine last year, the 8hr R&R was more difficult then the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 79,418
Posted By TiAgX5
The orange "clown nose" is supposed to go on the...

The orange "clown nose" is supposed to go on the front, not rear. :rofl:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 79,418
Posted By TiAgX5
That's a contradiction of terms, Runflats and...

That's a contradiction of terms, Runflats and great handling in the same sentence.
On paved roads, wet or dry, RFTs are non-responsive and lack any feel thru the wheel.

RFTs can "save the day",...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 79,418
Posted By TiAgX5
If the price is right, I might see it every day.;)

If the price is right, I might see it every day.;)
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