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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Crowz
Seicane is another option.

Seicane is another option.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,926
Posted By Crowz
If you can get an auto cheap enough just convert...

If you can get an auto cheap enough just convert it to manual.

Cant be much harder than when I converted my 323i from auto to manual. I almost converted it to awd while I was at it. Probably...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11,241
Views: 1,379,410
Posted By Crowz
I bought the "bmw" tool for removing the fan...

I bought the "bmw" tool for removing the fan blade from the water pump. I use it about 1/2 the time and just hit a wrench with a hammer the other times.

Takes to long lining the tool up with...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Crowz
Nothing leaks on my 2013 but they sure want me to...

Nothing leaks on my 2013 but they sure want me to bring it in for the airbag recall. I get 1 or 2 of the notices a week. I have a stack now that is 9 inches tall of the recall notices.

They...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Crowz
The black ring has to be aligned with the abs...

The black ring has to be aligned with the abs sensor when installed which was in first best I remember. just make sure the ring is on the side that is closest to the abs sensor after installed.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-11-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Crowz
I like it. Its different and cool looking at the...

I like it. Its different and cool looking at the same time.

Good job !
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-06-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,405
Posted By Crowz
Looking forward to reading the install. Good luck...

Looking forward to reading the install. Good luck with it !
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,405
Posted By Crowz
Install looks great and its hard to see which is...

Install looks great and its hard to see which is a plus too !
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,004
Posted By Crowz
Looking good !

Looking good !
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-26-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By Crowz
That was my logic. Wife needed her X5. If I...

That was my logic. Wife needed her X5. If I screwed it up or ran into problems doing the gear swap then her car is down till the new comes in. Simpler, safer and just better off for me to replace the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-24-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Crowz
Im either under attack by pollen or I have a...

Im either under attack by pollen or I have a nasty summer cold.

Once Im not popping Dayquil like there is no tomorrow I will start on doing this.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-24-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Crowz
Those old kickers as they were called are a...

Those old kickers as they were called are a BAAAAADDD ideal in a modern car ESPECIALLY one with a bus system.

We used to terrorize people using pay phones back in the day. You could pull into a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-24-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Crowz
I don't really know if I can blame the FAG ones I...

I don't really know if I can blame the FAG ones I used since it was abused so bad to get the wheel off so I don't know yet.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 140,277
Posted By Crowz
My Seicane came with all of the cables needed to...

My Seicane came with all of the cables needed to install it at no extra charge.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-22-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,139
Posted By Crowz
So far my kids and grand kids that have been in...

So far my kids and grand kids that have been in the back seats seemed to do fine.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-22-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,772
Posted By Crowz
Yep you will have to run the cable to the back.

Yep you will have to run the cable to the back.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-22-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By Crowz
Not a bad idea seeing as it had to go somewhere.

Not a bad idea seeing as it had to go somewhere.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,772
Posted By Crowz
The ibus adapter I would get from the guy that...

The ibus adapter I would get from the guy that makes them. The links on my site.

As for having to run the cable to the back it depends on if you have factory nav or not. Factory nav requires...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Crowz
Like mentioned doesn't really do coding and cant...

Like mentioned doesn't really do coding and cant do the breakpoints on the temp gauge. You need pa soft and a notebook computer for that.

Its still handy to have the foxwell with you all the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By Crowz
I don't see a downside to the gear replacement...

I don't see a downside to the gear replacement other than you don't get a new motor, new seal and the hassle of the rebuild. Otherwise the gear swap is fine. With the prices so cheap now Id rather...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By Crowz
The mini sensor just bolted back to the case on...

The mini sensor just bolted back to the case on the new motor.

She had 4wd the whole time. The actuator doesn't effect having 4wd just the torque split on front vs back bias.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Crowz
Im going to film the whole thing this time since...

Im going to film the whole thing this time since I have a nice work area now. Im hoping for a drama free time this time around !

Im already a youtube star :)

Over 6000 subscribers, should...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Crowz
Ive got the 510 I think and it works great. Slow...

Ive got the 510 I think and it works great. Slow but you get used to it.

I have the bmw and Chrysler software on it now.

I also went with the bimmer geeks pro tool for my phone with their...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By Crowz
Its the passenger side that is roaring this time...

Its the passenger side that is roaring this time I believe. Right turn makes it quit and that's what it did last time the right side was bad.

NOT wanting to do this.....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-21-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By Crowz
Wasn't going to revive this one since it was the...

Wasn't going to revive this one since it was the other bearing that has gone bad again but I had forgot I made this tool :)

Need to keep this fresh for the up coming bearing job.
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