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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-03-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By TravsX5
Traded in my 4.6 today

Its been coming for a couple months and I had ordered one of the new 2012 Chevy Sonics with the turbo and 6 speed manuals. But the other day I got a coupon from GM for $1.5k off 2010/2011 vehicles. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,011
Posted By TravsX5
well congrats on the new car :) i traded...

well congrats on the new car :)

i traded mine in a couple days ago as well.. well kind of. I ordered the new car, they gave me the appraisal, i accepted but we aren't swapping anything till my...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-13-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,011
Posted By TravsX5
that is awesome!! Really glad to hear the ebay...

that is awesome!! Really glad to hear the ebay suggestion worked out and I hope the pic helped in the removal.

:)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,011
Posted By TravsX5
i don't know whether or not it was really...

i don't know whether or not it was really "necessary".. /shrug.. but i took all the other electronics out of that metal rack that the amp is mounted to, seemed to make it easier, then I simply...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,762
Posted By TravsX5
congrats on the new ride. I'm doing the same...

congrats on the new ride. I'm doing the same thing, although not for a toaster.

I ordered a 2012 Chevy Sonic with the 1.4 turbo and 6 speed manual transmission a couple weeks ago. Its suppose to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,728
Posted By TravsX5
:iagree:

:iagree:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-10-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 44,725
Posted By TravsX5
I had ALOT more metal shavings on the magnets...

I had ALOT more metal shavings on the magnets than the OP, but i didn't have all the chunks he had. I was NOT optimistic at all once i got that pan down, but someone up there was looking down on me...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-10-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 44,725
Posted By TravsX5
i'm going to chime in on the topic of fluids and...

i'm going to chime in on the topic of fluids and share my recent experience.

my 4.6 has been in the dealership multiple times for transmission problems. The last time it was squalling, making...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-31-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,597
Posted By TravsX5
had one since summer 2008, no problems. And i...

had one since summer 2008, no problems. And i picked up a couple extra MPG on an average with my 4.6 over the dealer installed filter. I've seen road trips in the 24-25 mpg range. (i was being VERY...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-26-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,112
Posted By TravsX5
this is the salvage yard i got my transmission...

this is the salvage yard i got my transmission from, 4 days from the time i ordered it till it showed up. They were super nice. All they do is late model BMW's salvage

Quarry Motors
4284...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-26-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,210
Posted By TravsX5
thanks!! And your response made me realized I...

thanks!! And your response made me realized I never came back and posted the finished pics (which i've now lost somewhere on my hard drive). If the sun sticks its head out today i'll take some new...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-26-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 90,482
Posted By TravsX5
:iagree: i was being exceptionally lazy when i...

:iagree: i was being exceptionally lazy when i posted that :thumbup: so I did some looking and the battery I purchased 3 yrs ago is no longer available. Its now the

Everstart MAXX-H8
CCA 760...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-25-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,840
Posted By TravsX5
you said you had rash on 3 of the 4 wheels. Is...

you said you had rash on 3 of the 4 wheels. Is the lip the same color as the wheel or is it polished? If its polished, i have a thread where i described the steps for when i sanded down my 4.6's...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-25-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 90,482
Posted By TravsX5
Whats the shitty battery walmart sells?... fits...

Whats the shitty battery walmart sells?... fits perfect and was cheap. Had it for 3 years so far. /shrug
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-25-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,308
Posted By TravsX5
ehhh... pass.

ehhh... pass.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-25-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,840
Posted By TravsX5
thats a very pretty car.. love the nose on it.

thats a very pretty car.. love the nose on it.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-23-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,102
Posted By TravsX5
how rare is your X5?

i was curious about how rare my 2002 4.6 is. Is there anyway to find out how many of a certain color exterior/interior was made? I called BMW office in NJ and they said there wasnt anyway of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-23-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,929
Posted By TravsX5
When i bought my 02' 4.6 it had a BRAND NEW pair...

When i bought my 02' 4.6 it had a BRAND NEW pair of rears on it (they still had the titties on them). First thing we did was take it on a 3k mile road trip, and when we got back they looked just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-09-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,988
Posted By TravsX5
at about 100k my 4.6's tranny went south, well...

at about 100k my 4.6's tranny went south, well actually the seal in the torque converter went bad. Either way, it ended up in the shop with a large labor bill. I got another 22k miles down the road...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-09-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,624
Posted By TravsX5
mine started slowly leaking at about 100k miles.

mine started slowly leaking at about 100k miles.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-26-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,210
Posted By TravsX5
will post pics of sasha when i get her rolling...

will post pics of sasha when i get her rolling again. I'm shooting for the end of this week, thats if family and friends will leave me alone long enough to do this.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,210
Posted By TravsX5
not sure if this tactic will work on all BMW...

not sure if this tactic will work on all BMW wheels.. i did mine as an experiment with the full intention that if they didn't come out like i wanted i was going to powdercoat them back the BMW...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,210
Posted By TravsX5
Polishing my 4.6's wheels

If you've ever wondered what was under all that paint on your OEM wheels. I have done the work for you.

I want to warn anyone wanting to attempt this, that it is NOT a fast project. Currently i...
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