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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,970
Posted By Supra
Thanks, I may have to bite the bullet and do that...

Thanks, I may have to bite the bullet and do that then. I have wasted quite a few frustraing hours already. Well done.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,970
Posted By Supra
Did you manage to do it Ross? Am struggling...

Did you manage to do it Ross?

Am struggling with both sides on mine. Tried the hammer and chisel approach and even managed to bend the bolt hole lug/ears on one so thought it waws going to go but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-10-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,803
Posted By Supra
Thanks. It's a 2003 M57 3litre diesel. Looking...

Thanks. It's a 2003 M57 3litre diesel. Looking at various sites I would say the plate fixings are the same between models. Hoping for not too many injuries, always seem to be turning up for work...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,803
Posted By Supra
Yes I was looking and with the turbo out it looks...

Yes I was looking and with the turbo out it looks as though I have a cast log manifold so hopefully should be all good there. Even with the turbo out though its quite hard to see the manifold in any...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,803
Posted By Supra
Thanks for the promt reply. Yea I saw from the...

Thanks for the promt reply. Yea I saw from the side splash plates you can just about see the one nut from each side. Will let you know how I get on. Car is up nice and high anyhow as the turbo had...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,803
Posted By Supra
OK...I am not bgoing to ask if I should or...

OK...I am not bgoing to ask if I should or shouldnt use these re-use these bolts :) but I do have a question relating to them.

How the heck do you get access to the nuts on the upper side when...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Supra
Hi and thanks for the advice. What you...

Hi and thanks for the advice.

What you describe though is in fact the cold side.


https://goo.gl/images/HwCZCC

Will take a proper look at the weekend armed with what I now know and report...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By Supra
Jeez, thats a lot of work on an old motor where...

Jeez, thats a lot of work on an old motor where things are going to break snap etc. So I have come up with a plan for the weekend if I have time and weather permits: Will block off the turbo end...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By Supra
Thanks Wayne, all great info and exactly what I...

Thanks Wayne, all great info and exactly what I was looking for. As a side note I run just over 1.2 bar on the supra and have been down this route before chasing leaks at full boost so sort of know...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By Supra
Thanks both for the reply. OK so excuse my...

Thanks both for the reply.

OK so excuse my ignorance here, although I have heard of smoke tests, how do I generate the smoke?


Also, the brake booster on mine gets it's vac from a vacuum pump...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By Supra
Thanks for the reply. I will take a few pics of...

Thanks for the reply. I will take a few pics of the X5 and put them up.
Here's from yesterday. Whats left of the vacuum pipes and the inlet going back on:
74320


I have to admit since...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Supra
New E53 Owner intro/Boost leak (I think)

Hi, My name is Shane and based in the UK.


I have recently bought a 2003 3.0d Manual. Its quite tired and done around 140K. I bought it to replace an old twin cab Nissan Navara and like that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By Supra
New E53 Owner intro/Boost leak (I think)

Hi, My name is Shane and based in the UK.


I have recently bought a 2003 3.0d Manual. Its quite tired and done around 140K. I bought it to replace an old twin cab Nissan Navara and like that...
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