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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-20-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By 80stech
Haha, "free alignments" for the PO from the tire...

Haha, "free alignments" for the PO from the tire shop no doubt.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-18-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,913
Posted By 80stech
That sure sounds like a bad tire or maybe a bad...

That sure sounds like a bad tire or maybe a bad suspension bushing. You say you checked the front control arm links?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-14-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By 80stech
The larger pump is for the headlight washers.

The larger pump is for the headlight washers.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-13-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By 80stech
It's really common for the washer pump grommets...

It's really common for the washer pump grommets to leak. If you dry things up nicely around and under the pumps it should become obvious if there isn't already traces of color.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-07-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,983
Posted By 80stech
You guys are trying to set toe at 1/16 by...

You guys are trying to set toe at 1/16 by measuring at the tires not the rims ? Maybe try spinning the tire to see how much run-out there is in the sidewall
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-28-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,370
Posted By 80stech
Yep that is the one that I would get. That's a...

Yep that is the one that I would get. That's a lot of meter for the money. The weak spot will be the quality of the test leads, they will oxidize after a while and give poor readings if you don't...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-28-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,370
Posted By 80stech
I'm not sure how to post a link but type in...

I'm not sure how to post a link but type in Neoteck 9999 in Amazon. That one looks pretty good, has some nice clamp type test leads and even does temperature. Way more than you need but I would say a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-28-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By 80stech
That is normal, what they call "park lights" in...

That is normal, what they call "park lights" in Europe.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-28-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,370
Posted By 80stech
No, you need one that will measure DC current and...

No, you need one that will measure DC current and preferably in milliamps, ---or big old school voltmeter with low internal resistance that you are familiar with. ---or use that voltmeter with an...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-28-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,913
Posted By 80stech
I think it would be well worth the extra money to...

I think it would be well worth the extra money to have double tons and the hole go through, not to mention the longer stroke and probably would never need press.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,913
Posted By 80stech
Just type in "hollow ram" on Amazon or E-Bay. I...

Just type in "hollow ram" on Amazon or E-Bay. I was going to go with the 30 ton but I think 20 ton might be enough considering the metal punch like the one in the video is only 10 tons. If you had a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,913
Posted By 80stech
Even better, but more money, would be a hollow...

Even better, but more money, would be a hollow ram. Had one of those in my cart for a few years but just can't pull the trigger!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-21-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By 80stech
You have it half fixed already since you know...

You have it half fixed already since you know what is staying on! The radio should shut off when the car goes to sleep (even if there is a problem with it) after about 15min. so that would be the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-19-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By 80stech
Yes, forget about the multimeter for now and get...

Yes, forget about the multimeter for now and get yourself a test light.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-10-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 13,651
Posted By 80stech
Don't see that every day!

Don't see that every day!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-08-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By 80stech
You guys are likely moving the grease around so...

You guys are likely moving the grease around so that some gets into the joint and makes it quiet until the grease works it's way out again. Does it look like grease has been leaking out of the boots?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,863
Posted By 80stech
There has been a pretty good picture of the can...

There has been a pretty good picture of the can bus posted somewhere on here. AFAIK the physical bus is not daisy chained but the data flow can be. One module might be depended on passing information...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-24-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,857
Posted By 80stech
While you guys are wiring in your battery...

While you guys are wiring in your battery switches maybe run an extra + wire to somewhere you can get to it in case you lock yourself out with a dead battery. Wouldn't have to be a heavy wire, just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,718
Posted By 80stech
As posted before getting the numbers to change...

As posted before getting the numbers to change might not mean that the warning changes as well. I tested mine by fooling the DME with a decade box across the temp sender wires and tracked the temp...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By 80stech
Swarfega is probably a good idea, radiator flush...

Swarfega is probably a good idea, radiator flush is formulated more to get rid of scale and probably not at all effective on oil. Look for a shop with a proper flush machine that uses compressed air...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,857
Posted By 80stech
It's not easy to do a good job soldering heavy...

It's not easy to do a good job soldering heavy cables. Watch for resistance increasing in the connection after a while. I solder everything when it comes to smaller stuff but battery / starter cables...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-19-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,494
Posted By 80stech
LEDs don't work well with pulse width modulation....

LEDs don't work well with pulse width modulation. You should be able to code the LCM for LEDs and some other parameters on how the brake and tails lights work.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-18-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By 80stech
@bmwtvboy You could try switching banks on the...

@bmwtvboy You could try switching banks on the post cat sensors, they are under the top engine cover and easy to get to, don't make a neat job of it because you'll be changing em back. If light goes...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-18-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By 80stech
I can't believe the shop would let that go with...

I can't believe the shop would let that go with saying "it didn't make the noise on the lift!" Maybe time to look for different shop!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-18-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By 80stech
That sound more like it's in time with the front...

That sound more like it's in time with the front diff than it does the wheel?? Is that oil on the fender well ??
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