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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-19-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
Sounds like a backwards swap is in order! ...

Sounds like a backwards swap is in order!

For those running bigger tires and wheels than stock, and lifts too if present, I’d be interested to hear about your fuel mileage experiences. I’ve been...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-15-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
I was surprised too that BMW still offers new...

I was surprised too that BMW still offers new M62s for sale, much less the 4.6, which I think was a much lower volume version and used in far fewer cars? I bought it from BMW, via GetBMWParts.com,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-24-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
The engine arrived today and I got it off the...

The engine arrived today and I got it off the truck, into the garage and unpacked enough to see what I had bought and would be dealing with. I can say with certainty that a motor listed as a "short...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
Motor will be delivered next Monday and I'm...

Motor will be delivered next Monday and I'm slowly ordering parts, at a rate that won't get my wife's attention hopefully.

Its going to be a slow build on the engine now, given what looks like a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-22-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
update

Its been a slow couple weeks for my project after getting it back from paint. The heat here in the deep south tends to suck the life-force out of me this time of year.

I did make some mostly...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
Overland build update

Just got my '02 4.4i back from paint and fitted wheels and tires finally. The Method 701 wheels are 16 inch and happily come in a 5x120, but only 16 inch. Thus the calipers in front were catching...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-12-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
Update

After a week of full on Sanford and Sons in my driveway, my E53 is back on tires and the sweet smell of a slow drip of coolant on a hot 4.4L motor is evident again.

Its still very much a work in...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-31-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
Build activity

I heasitate to use the word “build” on my X5 rabbit hole just yet, because what I’ve been doing is mostly deferred maintenance, research, and spending money of course.

I decided to go with...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
A few "before" pics of my doorstop (no DME or...

A few "before" pics of my doorstop (no DME or cluster currently).

https://xoutpost.com/members/henn28-albums-x5-picture2805-x2-b4-1.jpg
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
Nice pup Emory...good breeding program to get...

Nice pup Emory...good breeding program to get those choppers! I've got two knuckle-head Griffons who hunt for 3 months of the year and then lay around the house dreaming of quail and phez the other...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-11-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,038
Posted By Henn28
Great Thread

Great thread!

I've got a 2002 4.4 e53 that I recently re-inherited from my kids who drove it while they were in the house, and for the 14 years before that it was my wife's daily driver since...
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