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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-25-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By four.8is
Wow, and now itíll be especially hard to part...

Wow, and now itíll be especially hard to part with it ...if you ever, that is...Iím gonna take it slow. Cuz if I hear big numbers I swear Iím looking for another car. But another car comes with...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By four.8is
Prop, when did you do yours? I remember you...

Prop, when did you do yours? I remember you having pretty low miles on your lemans.
But I guess that pipe doesnít care about mileage; if it goes it goes...
EDIT: just saw what you wrote. Dang, head...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By four.8is
Thank you, it doesnít look too bad I agree but I...

Thank you, it doesnít look too bad I agree but I chose to let my mechanic to the work while I get back to what I do best to be able to pay him lol
I like to wrench on the car here and there but if...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By four.8is
Sounds like you got a good deal on it. ...

Sounds like you got a good deal on it.
Something to keep an eye on, that WIX oil filter. I've had an off brand like that in my X5 years ago(by off brand I mean not original Mahle/BMW filter) and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11,841
Views: 1,515,059
Posted By four.8is
Not today but recently flushed old PS fluid out...

Not today but recently flushed old PS fluid out and replaced with CHF11s and a matching new reservoir saying CHF11s to eliminate any confusion.
Today...coolant pipe and valley pan...
Soon...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By four.8is
AGA coolant pipe job. Oh boy...

06 4.8is...Mysterious coolant disappearing over night with no trace in the morning. I knew it has to be this coolant pipe. Had my mechanic take off intake and pressure test the system; sure enough,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-19-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By four.8is
Thanks for everyone’s input. Went with the...

Thanks for everyone’s input. Went with the original part along with new windshield washer pumps. 2 of them failed on me 6 months ago (yeah can you imagine squirting water on the windshield with a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By four.8is
Makes sense. I think Iíll stick with the original...

Makes sense. I think Iíll stick with the original part. Iíd hate to have the new one crack in the middle of nowhere.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-16-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By four.8is
Coolant expansion tank - OE, Behr?

As the title says, any experience with Behr vs genuine Bmw? Looks like itís 130$ vs 40$ for Behr.
Iím not one to cheap out on stuff like this but I know Behr used to be OEM on radiators and such....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-05-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By four.8is
Interesting. Iíll look into that. Theyíve never...

Interesting. Iíll look into that. Theyíve never been changed.
Thanks!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-04-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By four.8is
This was a 1 owner car maintained exclusively at...

This was a 1 owner car maintained exclusively at the dealer til 92k miles so what you say makes sense, but I donít remember that sludge being there last time I changed the CCV. I change the oil twice...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-04-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By four.8is
4.8is engine sludge, rough idle etc

As the title says, as soon as cold weather hit the northwest , Ive started experiencing a rough idle that was not present until now.
Iíve had the car die at a light this past summer in 114 degrees ,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-20-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By four.8is
Oil filter cap - FYI

Just thought Iíd let everybody know what issue Iíve ran into with 2 brand new caps from the dealer.
Original one got damaged and it was getting harder and harder to unscrew when doing oil changes....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11,841
Views: 1,515,059
Posted By four.8is
Also stumbled upon a brand new in box aFe CAI,...

Also stumbled upon a brand new in box aFe CAI, price... wait for it....120$.
Couldn't be happier. Sounds amazing under load, like an angry dinosaur !!...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11,841
Views: 1,515,059
Posted By four.8is
Installed OEM crossbars and found a sweet deal on...

Installed OEM crossbars and found a sweet deal on an excellent shape Packasport 60 roof box. Ready for camping!
http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa419/eutimioturturean/IMG_6229_zpsxjseipfh.jpg...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By four.8is
^not sure if you had a bad week or what, or if...

^not sure if you had a bad week or what, or if you're attached to FCP sentimentally, but no, I don't think I handled the issue poorly.
I specifically stated it is not the first time it happened.
I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-22-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By four.8is
Guys let's not make any further comments on this...

Guys let's not make any further comments on this matter because it looks like it's not going anywhere...The important thing is they took care of the problems and while I was kinda upset about the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-22-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By four.8is
I do not understand where the problem lays with...

I do not understand where the problem lays with this type of thread.
Yes it may direct someone to buy from another company if FCP didn't take care of the problem, but they did in most cases. Screw...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-12-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,678
Posted By four.8is
I think you should do them. At @ 30$/piece it's a...

I think you should do them. At @ 30$/piece it's a no brainer...should be fairly easy to remove them.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-10-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,726
Posted By four.8is
Got the car back, no more noise, everything tight...

Got the car back, no more noise, everything tight again.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-08-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,726
Posted By four.8is
Stopped by the shop, looks like he was right. The...

Stopped by the shop, looks like he was right. The bearing was shredded , had to completely disassemble cv axle and swing arm, the hub was baked onto the shaft, he said it was impossible to take out...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By four.8is
Northstar is one of my favorites. Had a blast 2...

Northstar is one of my favorites.
Had a blast 2 years ago, we hit the sand mountain Nevada with the quads then snowboarding at Northstar. Good memories...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By four.8is
Glad to hear the majority likes them. Let's hope...

Glad to hear the majority likes them. Let's hope this was just a hiccup and nothing else.
I'll keep shopping with them.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-06-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By four.8is
Hey guys, Gareth Foley from FCP reached out to me...

Hey guys, Gareth Foley from FCP reached out to me after seeing this post and was willing to make everything right. He apologized about both delays, and returned the amount I paid for 2 day shipping....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-06-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By four.8is
Not sure I understand what you mean?

Not sure I understand what you mean?
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