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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-09-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,753
Posted By RedsoX5
Not quite yet! Had to budget but engine has...

Not quite yet! Had to budget but engine has arrived and ready for surgery! Will let you all know as soon as she is ready to roll! Thanks!
Forum: BMW SAV Items Wanted to Buy 03-14-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By RedsoX5
Online especially Ebay has 'em though there are...

Online especially Ebay has 'em though there are legal issues on reselling these airbags I believe. Anyone know the liability/legal issues here?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-14-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,205
Posted By RedsoX5
What a great mod. I really love the "button"...

What a great mod. I really love the "button" paddle shift in my CL55AMG it is great fun! Yes please post all part numbers and my guys will do this mod soon! I just pay and than play!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-14-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,753
Posted By RedsoX5
Yes good here on all that. In the works shortly....

Yes good here on all that. In the works shortly. Thanks for the reminder though forgot about the alternator bracket seal.

Thinking about the transmission too. I may be in this for $20K before...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-14-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,753
Posted By RedsoX5
Putting in a new rebuilt engine on a 2005 4.8is and while we're at it?

Hey there looking at all possibilities. Any suggestions on modifications to increase sound and performance a bit? Meaning ECU tuning, X pipe, Headers etc.? We already have a new Remus exhaust...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-03-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
Exactly. We are dealing with a 4WD vehicle as...

Exactly. We are dealing with a 4WD vehicle as well. My mechanics, who are very capable guys, don't think it is worth all the extra work retrofitting. They say it will be very time consuming and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-01-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
Well my guys have completely convinced me to get...

Well my guys have completely convinced me to get an LKQ used engine. They swear by them so we ordered one today. Everyone else seems to be selling the SAME 55Kmiles (supposedly) engine for like $6K...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-01-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
They do not carry the 4.8is engines at all but DO...

They do not carry the 4.8is engines at all but DO carry the transmissions. Apparently TBR transmission is said to do their rebuilds here in ATLANTA!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-28-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
Thanks much appreciated. Using CAR-PART.com also...

Thanks much appreciated. Using CAR-PART.com also has about ten engines.
Love to find a rebuilt but that does not look promising...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-28-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
OK gotta find a used motor. Has to be a 4.8is...

OK gotta find a used motor. Has to be a 4.8is which are a bit rare or a 4.4 or 3.0. In this for the long haul so looking for a 4.8is motor. Found several for $3500 and up. Also waiting on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-27-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
Well we had already fixed the suspension and had...

Well we had already fixed the suspension and had done some pretty neat mods which I will share after I get this thing fixed with a new engine. Too many metal pieces in the engine my guys want to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
Totally agree and had the exact same thoughts....

Totally agree and had the exact same thoughts. Would rather work with what is in front of us than take a chance with a used motor. I guess will just have to be sure this one is salvageable. I do...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
No compression right bank and metal in oil. At my...

No compression right bank and metal in oil. At my Indy shop and they are surprised but say after research there is a history of problems like this with this motor. And plenty of rough noise! A whole...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
CPO was pretty pricey and I am a...

CPO was pretty pricey and I am a gambler...declined.

We don't yet know why this thing went caput will open her up in next few days and look...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-25-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
"SWengines in Tulsa has one with 55k miles for...

"SWengines in Tulsa has one with 55k miles for $6K or reasonable offer never heard of 'em..."

OK IT LOOKS LIKE THIS PLACE IS SHADY AFTER FURTHER REVIEW in other words forget THIS option!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-25-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By RedsoX5
Blown engine in my 2005 4.8is! YIKES!

WTF! 122,000 miles on the new to me X5 and personally had only put 1500 miles on it! Just got this baby two months ago, had sorted out the mystery suspension issues (sensor turned around as well as...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-11-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,503
Posted By RedsoX5
Yes good suggestion. My guys at the shop...

Yes good suggestion. My guys at the shop suggested an X pipe with resonator delete but I think I want some quad pipes to complete the look. I think I'm gonna do both. Should be pretty amazing.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-10-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,503
Posted By RedsoX5
Will do if I get the Remus which is likely! Then...

Will do if I get the Remus which is likely! Then I will sell the stock ones on the 4.8is for a reasonable amount to recoup a few $$$.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-10-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,503
Posted By RedsoX5
Good information thank you. I suspected the...

Good information thank you. I suspected the Remus was a bit deeper it sure sounded that way but not hearing them side by side I was/am not sure. The Remus also has that tidy Remus Wolf logo on it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-10-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,503
Posted By RedsoX5
Had one on my 2005 SLK 350 manual was a sport...

Had one on my 2005 SLK 350 manual was a sport version VERY nice! My son drives that now and it has a nice sound not too loud but definitely throatier than stock. Fitment was a bit tricky.

Really...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-02-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,135
Posted By RedsoX5
Mine had same issues in addition to a negative...

Mine had same issues in addition to a negative ride height reading on front left.

All fixed with new front struts and rebuilt compressor. Main issue was front left sensor installed incorrectly....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-01-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By RedsoX5
Yes the photos often do not match the item, but...

Yes the photos often do not match the item, but the description is correct.

Call them. I am very pleased with my purchase from them.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By RedsoX5
Check scopioneusa.com for black grills both matte...

Check scopioneusa.com for black grills both matte and the gloss black as well as carbon fiber with matte slats. I actually found the carbon fiber at a special price of I believe $164 delivered and I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,008
Posted By RedsoX5
Well again my new Scopione grill fits perfectly...

Well again my new Scopione grill fits perfectly and is pretty well priced right now on Ebay. Funny though they had a "Make Offer" choice and so I threw something at them and they responded with a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,008
Posted By RedsoX5
Check scopioneusa.com for black grills both...

Check scopioneusa.com for black grills both matte and the gloss black as well as carbon fiber with matte slats. I actually found the carbon fiber at a special price of I believe $164 delivered and I...
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