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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-13-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 29,013
Posted By GOFAST GUY
I ordered HP Tuners and got it at the beginning...

I ordered HP Tuners and got it at the beginning of July. We unlocked the security feature and we're able to turn the engine over while still having the GM fuel pump in a bucket along side the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By GOFAST GUY
We're sticking with the factory 4L80 because it's...

We're sticking with the factory 4L80 because it's so robust and shifts smoothly. The factory diff will work well for now also but I like the idea of doing an M5 swap'd rear end someday if we start...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Yes, I ordered the tranny from ZF in New York and...

Yes, I ordered the tranny from ZF in New York and drove down to the border and picked it up while sending my old one back in the shipping crate. I only put 20,000kms on it since installing it so it's...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-31-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 29,013
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Awesome thread! thanks for all the progress pics....

Awesome thread! thanks for all the progress pics. As you know, I'm currently doing a similar build on my 03 4.6is. I spun a bearing and decided it was the perfect time to do an LS swap so I bought...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-28-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Part of the tear down... ...

Part of the tear down...
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r64/GOFASTGUY/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20191227_122526_zpsorm87nbc.jpg...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-22-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Parting out 4.6is engine and transmission to replace with LY6 Engine

Well the day has finally come and I'm looking forward to making this dream a reality. Last winter my crank case vent hose froze which pressured up my engine and blew all of the oil out of my engine....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
UPDATE: while running the engine with the valve...

UPDATE: while running the engine with the valve cover over... we were able to figure out that the ticking was coming from the driver's side bank and it couldn't be pin pointed to just one cylinder so...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-12-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Hey guys, I've gotta do a leak down test on my...

Hey guys, I've gotta do a leak down test on my engine but I need to jumper the leads and remote start it. Does anyone know where I can find the starter relay diagram?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-17-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
I drove the X5 out of the garage yesterday and...

I drove the X5 out of the garage yesterday and washed it. On the way back, I started hearing a ticking sound which, once I got home, was coming from the first cylinder on the driver's side. I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Once again, you guys have been a HUGE help. ...

Once again, you guys have been a HUGE help. Thank-you for your help on this. I found a local shop, Alpine Auto in Calgary, that lent me their socket to tighten the solenoids and my X5 is now close...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-07-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
You guys were a huge help!! My buddy came over...

You guys were a huge help!! My buddy came over yesterday and we went through the steps of setting up the timing tools I picked up from German Auto Solutions. We got the engine back in time and got...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-07-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Great Advice!! Thanks!! I'm going to pull it. As...

Great Advice!! Thanks!! I'm going to pull it. As long as it doesn't put my vehicle into limp mode, I'm happy. I live in Canada and they don't care about emissions up here so I'm good to go.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Did you vehicle run different or throw any codes...

Did you vehicle run different or throw any codes while you have it unplugged?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-02-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By GOFAST GUY
In Canada we don't have to get our vehicles...

In Canada we don't have to get our vehicles emissions inspected and signed off on. I'll probably hollow out my cats also. As for getting rid of it, if all it is for is emissions and getting the cats...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-01-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Can I delete my secondary Air System and how

Hey Guys, some time ago I deleted my secondary air system on my E36 M3 and it was quite easy. Is it possible to do on my 4.6is or does it throw all kinds of codes that can't be erased making the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-30-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
After consulting with a mechanic buddy of mine, I...

After consulting with a mechanic buddy of mine, I ordered the timing tool kit from GAS so thanks for the link and the step by step instructions from their site will be incredibly helpful!! I'm...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-29-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
WOW!! that is exactly what I was looking for!!...

WOW!! that is exactly what I was looking for!! thank-you. I'm going to check and see if I can find a similar timing kit, like you said but in the end I need the proper tools to time this engine so...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-29-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Do you guys happen to know of any threads posted...

Do you guys happen to know of any threads posted on the step by step instructions on what to line up in order to check the timing before tightening up those cam shaft bolts?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-29-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Hey Guys, I appreciate all of the support while...

Hey Guys, I appreciate all of the support while tackling this project. I'm finally back from working away so in the next week, I hope to be able to drive my baby again.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-17-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
Thanks guys!! I've tried searching for videos on...

Thanks guys!! I've tried searching for videos on how to do this job without pulling my motor. Here's hoping i can do this and get my baby back up and running again.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-16-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By GOFAST GUY
E53 4.6is engine Timing help - loose cam shaft bolt

Hey guys. I had all kinds of code faults on my second bank not firing etc so I pulled the valve covers to find the bolt that holds the cam position sensor loose. The chains are tight but I have to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-20-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By GOFAST GUY
I had cleared the codes after cleaning the plugs...

I had cleared the codes after cleaning the plugs but it still ran like shit. We'll do a compression test tomorrow and see what answers that brings.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-20-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By GOFAST GUY
You are correct. I haven't yet checked my coil...

You are correct. I haven't yet checked my coil ground strap but then again I haven't messed with it either. My buddy figures there's a possibility, since the timing chain tensioner is run by oil...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-19-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By GOFAST GUY
I got help checking to see if there was any spark...

I got help checking to see if there was any spark and there was no spark at the plug. There is power going to the coil plug when you turn the ignition on but no spark from the coil. There has to be...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-19-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By GOFAST GUY
That is correct. Now that I've cleaned out all...

That is correct. Now that I've cleaned out all of the lines, my main concern is getting cylinders 5 - 8 firing. I pulled the plugs and there had oil on them so I cleaned them up, turned the engine...
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