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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-22-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,784
Posted By Jab555
Haha that's not a bad idea, can't believe people...

Haha that's not a bad idea, can't believe people are buying them for so much. Maybe make this car a little less of a loss than it was. Only had it for 2 months. I wonder if there are any local...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-22-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,784
Posted By Jab555
how much are these things worth? I was going to...

how much are these things worth? I was going to sell my 4.6is as a whole for someone to part it out (spun rod bearing) and just realized it has this OEM trailer hitch installed...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-20-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,751
Posted By Jab555
You gonna part it out or throw a new motor in it?...

You gonna part it out or throw a new motor in it? If I could find a good 4.6is motor I would definitely be doing the swap but I don't see any, especially locally. But yes I will sell it for pretty...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-20-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,751
Posted By Jab555
It's black. I do not recal the exact color name...

It's black. I do not recal the exact color name right now haha
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-20-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,751
Posted By Jab555
I may have a 4.6is shell for sale here shortly,...

I may have a 4.6is shell for sale here shortly, waiting for oil analysis results to confirm that the rod bearing has spun though all other signs point to it. I don't even know what to do with it in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
Okay so very odd findings here. Timing guides...

Okay so very odd findings here. Timing guides look like they are in perfect condition. I also noticed that there is no oil seperator on the right bank behind the chain? I thought these were on all...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
Yep i have scene that. I currently have the...

Yep i have scene that. I currently have the G.A.S. timing tool set and have read through their instructions. Just thought it was weird that the cams were not aligned at TDC. But now i'm seeing that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
Update #3 I appreciate all the input from...

Update #3

I appreciate all the input from everyone. I finally got some time to pull off the front timing covers and this is what I found.

-only one noticeable chip that fell off the u-shaped...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-22-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
So I was looking around at the top of the timing...

So I was looking around at the top of the timing chain today and it seemed like it was tensioned from the left side however, when I lifted up on the opposite side of the cam gear it was beyond...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
Had a little bit of time to remove the passenger...

Had a little bit of time to remove the passenger side valve cover (where all the noise was coming from). I noticed a lot of slack in the smaller chain as seen in the pictures (roughly 8mm of slack)....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-11-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
No codes, oil pressure light or anything. Just...

No codes, oil pressure light or anything. Just made sure spark plugs were tight as well and they are good... Damn that would've been nice haha. Going to drop the pan next and I will let you know what...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
I tried with a screw driver but can't really...

I tried with a screw driver but can't really access much. I will go out and by a stethoscope. It is so difficult to tell where it is coming from
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
I just wasn't smart about checking the oil. I...

I just wasn't smart about checking the oil. I checked the oil level when I bought it and it was at the half way mark on the dipstick and I did not check it over the past 2 months. I must be used to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By Jab555
Who can help me verify this engine tick/knock? M62 (with video)

UPDATE #3 on page 2

UPDATE #2 ON PAGE 2 - sorry for continuing to bump this thread, just want to keep a complete document of my findings for future searchers

UPDATE #1 ON PAGE 2

Hello...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 28,974
Posted By Jab555
Just to add in if it hasn't been already. Had a...

Just to add in if it hasn't been already. Had a supercharger like whistle for the longest time in my 3.0 x5 and it ended up being the air duct that is attached to the back of the alternator. Pushed...
Forum: Group Buys 04-19-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 214,112
Posted By Jab555
Just stumbled across this thread. I can revive...

Just stumbled across this thread. I can revive the xoutpost.com stickers if anyone wants. Don't want to cross any copyright boundries though. Let me know... I can do these in either Matte white or...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-18-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By Jab555
Yeah the first version of the oil dipstick is...

Yeah the first version of the oil dipstick is pretty bad. It took me about an hour to unclog it (without compressed air). I was trying to drill through the debris through the CCV return tube then I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-18-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By Jab555
This. I did the EXACT same thing with my x5. Did...

This. I did the EXACT same thing with my x5. Did the CCV, put it back together, car would stall at stop lights when hitting the gas. Turned out to be the main harness box plug. I'm surprised it even...
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