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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By 740ilDuke
I can only posit that due to the cell being...

I can only posit that due to the cell being plastic that, like a milk carton, when pushed to the limit it deforms allowing it to blow off. It's happened twice, this last time I reassembled with new...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By 740ilDuke
Be sure to get the caliper carriers on all 4...

Be sure to get the caliper carriers on all 4 corners.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By 740ilDuke
FCP Euro has been my go-to lately. Everything...

FCP Euro has been my go-to lately. Everything they sell has lifetime warranty as long as you own the vehicle. Even motor oil.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By 740ilDuke
Yeah, once you remove the access panel under the...

Yeah, once you remove the access panel under the bench, the pump/sending unit was literally just laying the the tank.

The old o-ring would not seat properly, but the new metal collar and o-ring...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-09-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By 740ilDuke
They just put it back together. Ill head over to...

They just put it back together. Ill head over to FCP and order a new seal and the metal lock collar for good measure. $15 for both parts new. I may have to pump some fuel out. I might order 2, so...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-08-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By 740ilDuke
02 4.6is - Gas Overflow

Before turkey day, I was filling up my X5 at Shell on the slowest setting, which I always do. The tank became full to the point that it blew the fuel pump under the rear seat out of its "seat" and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-01-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By 740ilDuke
Sensors on order.....waiting. Hope to...

Sensors on order.....waiting.

Hope to install next weekend!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By 740ilDuke
Sounds like VANOS rattle.

Sounds like VANOS rattle.
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 11-22-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,264
Posted By 740ilDuke
That is a steal with all that has been done. I...

That is a steal with all that has been done. I don't think people factor in the blower kit being $6000 - not to mention you can't buy one for the E53 these days.

This is a 1 of 27 as I understand...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,754
Posted By 740ilDuke
My 85' 635csi, lately. :) The X5 cargo area is...

My 85' 635csi, lately. :) The X5 cargo area is the tool chest lately.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By 740ilDuke
The key thing to know and accept here is that at...

The key thing to know and accept here is that at best the E53 is a 14 year old vehicle. It will have issues. It will need care. That's just part of the contract we have with old vehicles. I have an...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-22-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By 740ilDuke
I guess in short, with the age and supercharger -...

I guess in short, with the age and supercharger - I should slate it to replace bank 2 up and down and ride.

Looks like $60 upstream and $90 downtstream on FCP with ye old lifetime warranty
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-20-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By 740ilDuke
This. https://www.searchtempest.com/

This.

https://www.searchtempest.com/
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-20-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By 740ilDuke
Here are some more stats, including temp - she's...

Here are some more stats, including temp - she's warming up. So we can eliminate that. It does appear that downstream Bank 2 has a bad connection.

Same info, one with raised RPMs.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-20-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By 740ilDuke
76860

76860
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-18-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By 740ilDuke
Ill have to check tomorrow. Shell 93 &...

Ill have to check tomorrow.

Shell 93 & Seafoam
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-18-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By 740ilDuke
Here's a pic :

Here's a pic :
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-18-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 109,038
Posted By 740ilDuke
Just tripped 110k

Just tripped 110k
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-18-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By 740ilDuke
2002 X5 4.6is Supercharged, two codes left

Hi Gang,

Almost one year ago I bought a 2002 BMW X5 4.6is, Supercharged. When time allows I 've been working through the bugs of this aging super-model and have just finished the intake manifold...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-22-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By 740ilDuke
What do you hold for 3 seconds, the center button...

What do you hold for 3 seconds, the center button overhead?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-03-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By 740ilDuke
Sprayed starter fluid all around the intake,...

Sprayed starter fluid all around the intake, throttle body etc - no evidence of RPM change.

Have not checked fuel pressure yet. Continually running seafoam in the tank. It came from Montana and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By 740ilDuke
Where is the idle control valve? Is on on the TB...

Where is the idle control valve? Is on on the TB unit? I can make it run manually by gently hitting the gas ever so slightly. I did this while running inpa in real-time and all the cylinders run...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By 740ilDuke
Because it's supercharged it doesn't behave well...

Because it's supercharged it doesn't behave well when you pull duct work off. I've not had a second person on hand to keep it running with spraying it in the intake with the engine running.

I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By 740ilDuke
Rough Idle & Low /Unstable RPMs

2002 4.6is - Supercharged - 109k

What's been done:

Rebuilt Supercharger due to blow-by; oil going into the throttle body/intake

Sprayed 2 full cans SeaFoam (different times) into intake....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 21,420
Posted By 740ilDuke
This looks great. I have 2002 4.6is with DSP -...

This looks great. I have 2002 4.6is with DSP - but it has the business radio and tape deck. Is this type of unit plug and play?
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