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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-20-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,105
Posted By Fish71
I must not of had the plastic cover. I could get...

I must not of had the plastic cover. I could get at the nut from the bottom through a small area between the sub frame and the pump....or I took the pump off. I cant remember. the only thing I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-20-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,105
Posted By Fish71
I had the same problem. You can remove it...

I had the same problem. You can remove it without moving the air conditioning compressor, besides I think its integral to the engine mount? You have to force it against its will a little bit. It...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-30-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,488
Posted By Fish71
I have the same problem. I did timing chains and...

I have the same problem. I did timing chains and vanos rebuild and have a code 34. Car ran great for 50 miles then changed the oil filter and started up running rough and throwing code 34. Keep us...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-10-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,253
Posted By Fish71
Do a compression check before you start replacing...

Do a compression check before you start replacing parts. The tester is $20 and it is very easy. I made the mistake of replacing $1000 worth of parts and fining out it was an internal issue.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By Fish71
the cam sensor wheel is very easy to set up with...

the cam sensor wheel is very easy to set up with the GAS kit. The oem style is quite difficult to work with. looks like the pic above may be for a non vanos v8?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-06-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By Fish71
I have the GAS timing kit. Worked great. Both...

I have the GAS timing kit. Worked great. Both exhaust cams are slanted a little bit in the red anodized holders.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-19-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By Fish71
Lol just picked one up off eBay for $80 free...

Lol just picked one up off eBay for $80 free shipping. All in I have about $220 into the whole set up. I'm going to wire a 7way pin into the plug for the trailer light wire harness. Also a bracket...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-19-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By Fish71
Just put an order in for one. Sent from...

Just put an order in for one.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-18-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By Fish71
I don't think there is any other option besides...

I don't think there is any other option besides the bolt through sheet metal option. I think I'll give it a try too. I noticed the trailer light control module has sky rocketed in price. $200 for...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-18-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By Fish71
This is exactly what I am looking for, a factory...

This is exactly what I am looking for, a factory like attachment for a hitch. Did you buy? I see it on Amazon for $107 with free shipping.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-09-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,097
Posted By Fish71
Do a compression test. I have a 530I same engine...

Do a compression test. I have a 530I same engine and did the exact same as you, started repalcing the whole intake manifold/CCV/ignition/fuel system. Ended up with 175 psi on all cylinders except...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-02-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,034
Posted By Fish71
I apologize, just making a joke. I actually...

I apologize, just making a joke. I actually quite jelous. It hasnet been above 20 in the last three months! No matter what you do make sure you take lots of pictures so we can follow and live...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,034
Posted By Fish71
Yea I hear you on that. Why can we all just be...

Yea I hear you on that. Why can we all just be mature.

I'm no expert on nitrous but is it just a plate that goes behind the throttle body or a fully plummed system? What shot are you running? ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,034
Posted By Fish71
Do you have a build thread about your nitrus...

Do you have a build thread about your nitrus system? Just curious...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,034
Posted By Fish71
Yea I know......It was a long shot.....I fugured...

Yea I know......It was a long shot.....I fugured we would never hear from him again so why not? LOL!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,034
Posted By Fish71
Looking at the location money possibly isnt an...

Looking at the location money possibly isnt an issue??
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-25-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,035
Posted By Fish71
M62 is a totally different animal. Replacing the...

M62 is a totally different animal. Replacing the guides in my truck with 102K. M50/52/54 are the 6 cylinders and do not have the same problem as the M62 V8.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,035
Posted By Fish71
Oh not sure if it is the same tool or not.

Oh not sure if it is the same tool or not.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,035
Posted By Fish71
Mind as well do the chain guide rails while your...

Mind as well do the chain guide rails while your in there LOL! If you need timing tools or something else let me know. I should be done with them in the next couple weeks.(hopefuely)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,035
Posted By Fish71
Its actually not that bad. Just have to take...

Its actually not that bad. Just have to take your time and understand how it works before you start tearing it apart. As long as you dont try and do it in a weekend you will be fine.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,464
Posted By Fish71
That's the best way to go at it. Take your time....

That's the best way to go at it. Take your time. Another good read it the vanos oring procedure on beisan web sight. German auto solutions also has good instructions on how to time the engine using...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,464
Posted By Fish71
I just started the same thing. I'm doing valley...

I just started the same thing. I'm doing valley pan and CCV rebuild too. I just bought the tools to do it all. For some reason I can see in the future doing this repair again. Check out German Auto...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,035
Posted By Fish71
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/24/eece3f3...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/24/eece3f3c4b87aefde5929b15eac6eecd.jpg


Plenty of room to work in timing chains with the radiator removed. I was even able to get a 3/4 inch impact in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,861
Posted By Fish71
I totaly understand. I ordered orings for both...

I totaly understand. I ordered orings for both coolant tubes, valve cover gaskets with bolt washers, guide rails and chains ( i know the chains usually are not bad but i do not want to go back in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,861
Posted By Fish71
the CPS sensors are in the front of the engine...

the CPS sensors are in the front of the engine right abouve the vanos solinoids
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