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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-05-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By bcredliner
Spacers increase negative camber so vehicle must...

Spacers increase negative camber so vehicle must be aligned to adjust for the increase. With the 18mms I have on staggered 87s there is no problem getting within specs.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-05-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11,550
Views: 1,439,307
Posted By bcredliner
I use a three times process. Tighten the bolts,...

I use a three times process. Tighten the bolts, check all the bolts from one direction, check all the bolts again going the other direction. Second and third step are often done using a torque...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-26-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
Only a dyno registering air/fuel ratio will know.

Only a dyno registering air/fuel ratio will know.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-25-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By bcredliner
Tongue weight is critical. Not with a BMW, but I...

Tongue weight is critical. Not with a BMW, but I towed back and forth to events for a few years. It was but a few inches of difference in the right tongue weight and a swaying trailer from where we...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-25-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By bcredliner
The pump is to lower startup emissions by heating...

The pump is to lower startup emissions by heating the cats up faster. I have never heard of it generating a code. I suppose it could reduce the life of the cats but have never heard that it could do...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-25-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
No, I don't have anything that would make a...

No, I don't have anything that would make a decent audio recording. I don't think an iPhone is the way to go.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By bcredliner
I don't gauge too far by the top of the tire. I...

I don't gauge too far by the top of the tire. I look at the bottom where they are
already significantly outside the bottom of the flare. They have not been a problem. I may well be on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 147,576
Posted By bcredliner
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
I see that now. Some meth stuff- Meth...

I see that now.

Some meth stuff- Meth doesn't make horsepower or torque, it is an enabler. I think a reasonable expectation for improved performance using meth is 7-10 percent regardless of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By bcredliner
I have 18mm Velocity spacers with style 87...

I have 18mm Velocity spacers with style 87 staggered rims and stock size tires.

The width that is right for you depends on the width and offset of your rims. Suggest you drop a plumb line from...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
Meth gains vary depending on the application. And...

Meth gains vary depending on the application. And the hotter and/or less dense the incoming air the greater the benefit. 5% is very conservative for any application. Because nitrous makes incoming...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
Sounded bad. I edited it. It was a sincere...

Sounded bad. I edited it. It was a sincere question.

I think the transmission/torque convertor is the weakest link. It should have failed by now. I have a couple of options to beef up the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
Do you think I am missing something? The...

Do you think I am missing something?

The only concern I have is that the change will cause a dash problem light that I can't get rid of or for some reason something like ABS or DSC becomes...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
I have the Dinan transmission software installed...

I have the Dinan transmission software installed so it is somewhat modified. Transmission will shift as programmed in Dinan software, not a problem. Shift points are set by RPMs so the shift points...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By bcredliner
Snow meth spray is regulated by the size of the...

Snow meth spray is regulated by the size of the jet. A little goes a long way. The pump can handle a jet that is for much more HP than I have. I use a 400-600 HP jet. I have a Snow controller and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
The 4.6 front to rear is permanent with 38% of...

The 4.6 front to rear is permanent with 38% of power going to the front wheels and 62% to the rear. The diffs are 'open' from the standpoint that if a tire loses traction the ABS or DSC will adjust...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
Yes, changing both.

Yes, changing both.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-22-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
A couple of years ago I purchased a set of lower...

A couple of years ago I purchased a set of lower ratio 4.10 diffs out of a 3.0 to replace the 3.91 stock ratios. Result will be that at the same speed RPMs will be higher than the stock ratio but it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-22-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
In the good ol' days we either purchased a speedo...

In the good ol' days we either purchased a speedo gear matched to the ratio or we learned the difference and did the calculation when checking how fast we were going.

I assume it is a sending...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-22-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By bcredliner
As long as some of those trips are long enough...

As long as some of those trips are long enough that the engine is running at normal oil operating temperature for about 30 minutes, I would change it every two years.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-21-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,261
Posted By bcredliner
Question about change dif ratios.

Will changing the ratio of the differentials light up anything on the dash? Will the speedometer automatically adjust to change in speed?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-21-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By bcredliner
I won't start the which oil is best endless...

I won't start the which oil is best endless discussion but I will say any oil that meets or exceeds the specs of quality and weight range that BMW recommends for ones particular engine is best...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-17-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,685
Posted By bcredliner
The key input from indie is that problem is...

The key input from indie is that problem is between steering wheel and starter. That is an indication the ignition switch may be the culprit. Dash lights can malfunction when the key is on or in the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-16-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,685
Posted By bcredliner
May be ignition switch. Any other symptoms such...

May be ignition switch. Any other symptoms such as dash lights going out or not on at all?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-14-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,304
Posted By bcredliner
If one DIYS more than once or twice something we...

If one DIYS more than once or twice something we never want to tell anybody about happens. I have hundreds accumulated over the years.
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