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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-23-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11,127
Views: 1,368,234
Posted By SlickGT1
Took and about 6-7, maybe 8 full cycles of...

Took and about 6-7, maybe 8 full cycles of adjustment, raise/lower, drive, to get it dialed in. I made sure to keep going to the same flat parking lot to do measurements. I did the counts. Not the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-22-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11,127
Views: 1,368,234
Posted By SlickGT1
Ok. Enough already people. Really tired of...

Ok. Enough already people. Really tired of reading this piss contest. Someone be an adult and ignore the next comment on that matter.

I messed with the ride height a lot today. Stupid old...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-22-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 639
Posted By SlickGT1
I think if I remember correctly, you can set...

I think if I remember correctly, you can set brushes back in. Push the in fully, and slide that whole wall down. The lower arrow in your pic, that wall moves. Then you install, the wall gets pushed...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-22-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 639
Posted By SlickGT1
The new VR. The brushes will be tucked and held...

The new VR. The brushes will be tucked and held in place till you install. Just don’t mess with it. Look at it clearly. You will understand.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By SlickGT1
Yea car don’t care what wheels you have. Someone...

Yea car don’t care what wheels you have. Someone fucked up. You can deff adjust with Inpa to whatever you want.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By SlickGT1
Wow. The black rims ruined it for me. Crazy...

Wow. The black rims ruined it for me.

Crazy how so many different tastes here. As long as you enjoy it though. Looks propper no matter the color of the rims.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By SlickGT1
Thatís for the best. Trust me. And as BC stated....

Thatís for the best. Trust me. And as BC stated. Itís a lesson.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11,127
Views: 1,368,234
Posted By SlickGT1
Walked around it. Admiring that it’s 14 years old...

Walked around it. Admiring that it’s 14 years old and still gives me a semi.

I’m really having a hard time moving up to an (f15)x5m, while this tank is still perfect for my needs. And no payments...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 639
Posted By SlickGT1
Sounds every similar to what I dealt with. And I...

Sounds every similar to what I dealt with. And I meant to say that I got an ďovervoltageĒ error when scanning for errors with INPA. It showed my voltage spike to 15v and take out all sorts of other...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-19-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 639
Posted By SlickGT1
Over voltage. I actually got error codes for it. ...

Over voltage. I actually got error codes for it.

$20 direct from bmw voltage regulator. Few hours labor and I’ve been good for 4-5 years now.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-19-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By SlickGT1
People manage. Junkyards. I’m sure you will find...

People manage. Junkyards. I’m sure you will find one, and most places don’t even know what they have. It’s literal gold on here. Just labor. One of those things you will have to put a bit of elbow...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-18-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By SlickGT1
Impossible to swap. You will need new...

Impossible to swap.

You will need new engine, engine management. All of body harness. Facelift transfer case. Facelift driveshaft. Facelift front drive shaft. Facelift abs. Facelift abs computer....
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-18-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By SlickGT1
If I was chasing this for months, I would be...

If I was chasing this for months, I would be driving without headliner by now to see wtf is going on.

As far as valvetronic. It may not be dealer fault. They may have made the error come out...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-18-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By SlickGT1
That’s crazy. Gonna say it would be a lot...

That’s crazy. Gonna say it would be a lot cheaper to get a different 2003 instead of trying to swap stuff that just will never work. Different engine, different software, different stuff bolts up....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By SlickGT1
Your mechanic is burnt. I have never heard that...

Your mechanic is burnt. I have never heard that being a problem to warp valve covers. On n62 at that. These VC are not cheap either. Upwards of $500us.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By SlickGT1
Check your connections first. Maybe you bent s...

Check your connections first. Maybe you bent s pin putting it together. Look for rust in those connections as well.

Check fuses. There are multiple. I know for sure each of my windows are on a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 632
Posted By SlickGT1
So that you guys don’t cry too much. I drive...

So that you guys don’t cry too much. I drive mostly in NYC. My actual has always been about 1mpg lower than what computer shows. I get around 11mpg in the city. I have a real “go get it foot” and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-15-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 632
Posted By SlickGT1
A dead maf and bad spark plus will give you...

A dead maf and bad spark plus will give you terrible mileage.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-12-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By SlickGT1
It’s kind of a shit load of work. Could take a...

It’s kind of a shit load of work. Could take a tech a full work day. Incidentals and knowing wtf you doing, especially a bmw, your price is decent.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-10-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By SlickGT1
That’s crazy. Only thing I can think of...

That’s crazy.

Only thing I can think of is your battery and alternator. I would watch voltage live while it’s running. Then see what happens when you shift. I have a feeling that minor pause in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-09-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11,127
Views: 1,368,234
Posted By SlickGT1
If people would have mentioned what engine they...

If people would have mentioned what engine they have. I might have said secondary air pump. But you now how it goes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By SlickGT1
Still. What could you have possibly done to mess...

Still. What could you have possibly done to mess timing up? Like seriously, what did you unbolt to mess it up?

Does one even have to check timing when doing VSS? Is that a required step?

Iím...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By SlickGT1
This thread is useless without pics.

This thread is useless without pics.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By SlickGT1
Wait. How does timing get out of whack with doing...

Wait. How does timing get out of whack with doing VSS?

How do you even check timing without timing tools ready? Now you have me nervous when my time comes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By SlickGT1
any updates?

any updates?
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