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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-12-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,615
Posted By Plattus1000
LN80727 sold last night to a buddy from...

LN80727 sold last night to a buddy from Bimmerforums.com. $17k+ tossed at it after purchase and we sold it. (wife's car) I would have fought hard to hold on to it but for the addition of a '74 fj40...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-02-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
https://youtu.be/evYxlXD11FU I'll be heading...

https://youtu.be/evYxlXD11FU

I'll be heading South Sunday, tomorrow. We got the O2's in new bungs last night. No tune/dyno yet. Might have to wait until I'm down there to play but Jed will be...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-01-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
We're done. I just drove home... The kid in me...

We're done. I just drove home... The kid in me looooovveeess the noise. The adult I'm trying to act like around the authorities and my neighbors is cringing just a bit.

I can almost play with the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-28-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
http://fs5.directupload.net/images/180228/nne2uuiq...

http://fs5.directupload.net/images/180228/nne2uuiq.jpg (http://www.directupload.net)

And it begins;

http://fs1.directupload.net/images/180228/qd36eqvf.jpg (http://www.directupload.net)
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-22-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
I appreciate the understanding. I promise to have...

I appreciate the understanding. I promise to have something to add here shortly (within the Month of March)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-20-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Plattus1000
I agree, now that I know what it was, that would...

I agree, now that I know what it was, that would have helped save a ton of time and $

It was that way from the day we got it. 2 indy shops, 3 personal friends who work on bimmers, BMW of Seattle...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-20-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
This was a shizz year for me financially. I got...

This was a shizz year for me financially. I got shut down on all my side projects.

I'm on my way back to comfortable so I decided to go forward:

Car is getting some body damage repaied and as...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Plattus1000
M62B46 Fixed the underhood whining/supercharger sound!

Years, thousands of dollars thrown at it and many "experts" have listened, acknowledged and investigated the sound... Nobody ever figured it out, till now.

We've swapped out every part we could...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
P. S. Clarabell was a much cooler clown. I...

P. S. Clarabell was a much cooler clown. I remember that shite.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-27-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
To all: I'm sorry about this thread. I...

To all:

I'm sorry about this thread. I offered to delete it a while back or another thread that included my swap from an x5 to my wagon. I was told then not to worry since I was focusing on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-27-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
The e53 is still parked outside, for sale. She,...

The e53 is still parked outside, for sale. She, the wife got sick of little things getting her x5 to not be her "perfect" little rig. So she bought a volvo xc wagon and loves the crap out of it. I'm...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-27-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
Partly yes to the 1st part, not sure on the 2nd...

Partly yes to the 1st part, not sure on the 2nd part. Life got in the way. I'm still pushing forward.

All new suspention, all. Powerflex bushings etc.

Doing follow-up exhaust work now and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-27-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,260
Posted By Plattus1000
All interesting stuff. Sorry I was away for so...

All interesting stuff. Sorry I was away for so long. Let's just call it a cash flow thing.

I was waiting to install following exhaust from the collectors. I'm in that process now. No cats, a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-12-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 29,967
Posted By Plattus1000
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-11-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,823
Posted By Plattus1000
Remove the hvac control unit from the dash, take...

Remove the hvac control unit from the dash, take it apart to where you can clean the junk stuck on the temp sensing wire, you'll know it when you see it. Just like the element in a MAF, these can get...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-16-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By Plattus1000
What exactly is failing? I've got 2 2003 bmw's...

What exactly is failing? I've got 2 2003 bmw's w/airbags and each had bags replaced once since new and both, over 2 years ago.

Is your mechanic daft or are there other issues causing the failure?...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-06-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Plattus1000
In his last ad, he basically said Alpina made the...

In his last ad, he basically said Alpina made the X5 drivetrain and then the "M" division took car of the rest... In Spartanburg!?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-06-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By Plattus1000
At least w/CP, the warranty is for life. Can't...

At least w/CP, the warranty is for life. Can't say that abount any other coating.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-06-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By Plattus1000
I like details so white on red is nice. I like...

I like details so white on red is nice. I like clearing over the decals or just have them coated with "Ceramic Pro" particularly "wheel and caliper" then you'll be good for a long, long time.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-05-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Plattus1000
LoL

LoL
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Plattus1000
I mentioned during his crazy rant to us about...

I mentioned during his crazy rant to us about low-balling and blah, blah, that he had told me it was just a "little fire"... F-n people man.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Plattus1000
Exactly. Our plan was to spend 4-6 months...

Exactly.

Our plan was to spend 4-6 months building the best 4.6 you could and selling it or dropping it in a z4 roadster or e30. It's probably a good deal @ $2k still but I don't like dealing...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By Plattus1000
I always offer to match colors to the car or...

I always offer to match colors to the car or owner's choice but usually, they go for a stock looking color or a hammered or crinkled black or red.

I like the hammered surface in almost any color....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Plattus1000
Well, he re-listed it. Another guy and I were...

Well, he re-listed it. Another guy and I were trying to make a deal happen this last weekend but I think the seller was off his meds for most of the encounter. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-31-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Plattus1000
Amazing price. I think I've found it a home.

Amazing price. I think I've found it a home.
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