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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-07-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11,932
Views: 1,538,660
Posted By PUREVIL
Spent the day getting intimate with her yesterday...

Spent the day getting intimate with her yesterday in my shop. Wash, Dry, Clay-bar over all painted surfaces, Polished, then two coats of wax (all by hand). Cleaned the windows and wiped down the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-03-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,753
Posted By PUREVIL
I just received my hitch from ECS. The box is...

I just received my hitch from ECS. The box is huge. Haven't had a chance to install it yet but take my warning. You need to have a place to keep a 7' long box weighing over 100 lbs. Until you can...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-20-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,522
Posted By PUREVIL
I have experieced this condition twice. Both...

I have experieced this condition twice. Both times it was below zero degrees outside and I parked my 4.8is in a heated garage. With the car perfectly warm from being indoors it will run poorly and...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Forum 12-27-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,802
Posted By PUREVIL
The old code wouldn't work just now when I was...

The old code wouldn't work just now when I was ordering from Arnott. It expired since my last order.

Use: ArnottSave12

Works for 10% off as of 12-26-12
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-03-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,762
Posted By PUREVIL
That sounds like a great trip. Memories for...

That sounds like a great trip. Memories for life.
Just be sure to bring a bucket for the girl, I imagine that those bendy mountain roads at enthusiast speeds might give a child passenger a case of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,304
Posted By PUREVIL
Try resetting the adaptations yourself with the...

Try resetting the adaptations yourself with the gas pedal. There is a procedure on here somewhere.

At least then you have a baseline on adaptations while you "put some more miles on it"...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,121
Posted By PUREVIL
Usually you would have an error (engine failsafe)...

Usually you would have an error (engine failsafe) before it would go into limp mode.
I wonder if it's a plugged fuel filter?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 26,165
Posted By PUREVIL
My buddy had similar complaint. Found his...

My buddy had similar complaint. Found his alternator to be the fault. It was spiking to over 60a randomly and tripping all sorts of faults.
Forum: Dealer Info 07-28-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By PUREVIL
Absolute Motor Works in Englewood.

Absolute Motor Works in Englewood.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,021
Posted By PUREVIL
Radio and 4x4 quit cut out together

A friend of mine has a 2005 4.4 (sport) and recently told me that his radio quits working intermittantly. Whenever the radio isn't working the 4x4 also cuts out.
I guess I don't know if he is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,665
Posted By PUREVIL
The key there is that it is a "recovery" machine....

The key there is that it is a "recovery" machine. It literally takes the freon out of your system, separates the oil from the freon, and then holds YOUR "old" freon in a tank. When they are done...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By PUREVIL
If you are making ice it's not likely that you...

If you are making ice it's not likely that you need a recharge.
I wonder if there is a thermal expansion valve freezing up and not allowing the pressures to shift (hi/low).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,639
Posted By PUREVIL
I've done both of my front bags with Arnott...

I've done both of my front bags with Arnott replacements.
I would advise pulling the fuses for the air suspension before raising the X off the ground for any reason - argue if you want - but I DID...
Forum: The Lounge 06-22-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By PUREVIL
Strangers don't even sit in mine. Hell, I've...

Strangers don't even sit in mine. Hell, I've only let the wife drive it twice!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-22-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By PUREVIL
Yes they are. They require that you send back...

Yes they are. They require that you send back your old strut assembly as a core when you order a complete unit from them. I only purchased the bag portion when I replaced mine so I didn't have to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-21-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By PUREVIL
Well, that's what I get for assuming... If the...

Well, that's what I get for assuming...
If the bags are now inflated, I'd run it. I had my doubts about reusing my strut after driving on an deflated bag but it was fine and still is 10k miles...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By PUREVIL
I was assuming the reason he is deflated is due...

I was assuming the reason he is deflated is due to a bad bag, so leaving it flat for a few days wouldn't matter much as far as having it crack further.
I didn't find the airbag replacement to be a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-20-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By PUREVIL
Nothing. It should be fine. There is a rubber...

Nothing. It should be fine.
There is a rubber stop inside that keeps it from totally bottoming out even when deflated. I replaced both of my front bags with Arnotts and had no problems. Driving it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-19-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By PUREVIL
I totally agree on the problems with...

I totally agree on the problems with drilled/slotted rotors. I won't be purchasing either. Like I stated, I am mostly interested in information on pads right now, simply because the amount of dust...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By PUREVIL
I did a little checking on the pads mentioned so...

I did a little checking on the pads mentioned so far (thanks for the quick responses).
I came across a kit including the centric posi-quiet pads on ebay:
BMW X5 4.8is 2005 2006 BRAKE ROTOR +...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By PUREVIL
quick poll on brake pads

Hey all -
Just looking for a quick answer from anyone with NON-OEM pads.
I'm looking to buy a set of pads and rotors to have on hand (not needed yet) and want to make sure I get pads that produce...
Forum: Tire, Wheel, Brake and Suspension Forum 05-28-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By PUREVIL
15k on Michellin Latitudes and the rears are...

15k on Michellin Latitudes and the rears are shot. Starting to show cords in the center. The fronts are still in great shape and will probably last through 2 or 3 sets of rears at this rate. I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-28-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,099
Posted By PUREVIL
Babbit Motor Werks Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa. ...

Babbit Motor Werks
Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa.
Great customer service.

SVS Inc.
Duluth MN.
The owners wife has an E53 so he knows what we need.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-17-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,986
Posted By PUREVIL
Vacation complete. Just under 4,500 miles in 9...

Vacation complete. Just under 4,500 miles in 9 days.
Northern Wisconsin to Phoenix Arizona to Denver Colorado to home.
The X ran great the entire time and with the exception of losing all of my...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-17-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,811
Posted By PUREVIL
check your pressures.

check your pressures.
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