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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 83,065
Posted By Sundayjumper
So many things wrong with you. I don't have the...

So many things wrong with you. I don't have the gearbox so I'm not quite sure why you're being such a whiny little bitch about the whole thing.

a) Get over yourself.
b) Go fuck yourself.

As...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
Petrol is nearly $9/gallon here, it makes fuel...

Petrol is nearly $9/gallon here, it makes fuel consumption quite important to most people ! You need to really love your car to put up with something that does <20mpg.

And it's a Passat, i.e. a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
Any ZF dealer should be able to get hold of them,...

Any ZF dealer should be able to get hold of them, if they want to.

I got mine from this seller (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/220971863513) so if you can't find anyone local, maybe ask if they can...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,293
Posted By Sundayjumper
If you really wanted to go 2WD I'm sure you could...

If you really wanted to go 2WD I'm sure you could somehow weld up the planetary gear in the transfer box so you still get drive to the rear.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 83,065
Posted By Sundayjumper
I seriously do not like your tone there. I'm...

I seriously do not like your tone there.

I'm sure I'm not the only person to have spotted it, so you'd better get busy tracking down everyone else who's watching it, so you can threaten them too....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-27-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 83,065
Posted By Sundayjumper
:( I was watching that too.

:( I was watching that too.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-31-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sundayjumper
Bump because someone was asking about this but...

Bump because someone was asking about this but also:


Seven months so far and still perfect here.

<shrug>
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-31-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By Sundayjumper
The pixel problem can be repaired DIY although...

The pixel problem can be repaired DIY although it's not an *easy* DIY. Search my old posts, I did it last year. On my phone ATM and too tricky to find the link...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-31-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,887
Posted By Sundayjumper
Mine - 2001 4.4i w/ 117k miles - has exactly the...

Mine - 2001 4.4i w/ 117k miles - has exactly the same symptoms but doesn't seem to have got worse in the time I've had it. I'm building up to dropping the gearbox and changing the torque converter...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-27-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,816
Posted By Sundayjumper
The arms are easy enough but if the ball joints...

The arms are easy enough but if the ball joints mounted in the hubs haven't been replaced before they will be a nightmare to remove. These chaps:
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-25-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
Those part numbers are correct. The ebay link is...

Those part numbers are correct. The ebay link is not :)

You can double-check on the ZF website if you want to print something off to show your supplier.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-25-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
I've had a reasonably successful afternoon. Not...

I've had a reasonably successful afternoon. Not as successful as I'd hoped for but I'm pleased with what I've done.

First I removed the rear arm... easy. Just let the air out of the spring, undo...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-25-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
CLICK (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/220971863513). ...

CLICK (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/220971863513). But they're made by Lemförder so any decent parts shop should be able to order them for you. Part numbers have already been posted in this thread.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-25-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
Here you go.... ...

Here you go....

http://www.sundayjumper.com/e53_rear_bush_3.jpg
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
Yes. And the only place that's been linked as...

Yes. And the only place that's been linked as supplying these bushes does not respond to emails.

Please let us know where we can buy the E39 bushes from. It seems there's plenty of interest.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-09-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
amacman - The 3-series is a different layout, I...

amacman - The 3-series is a different layout, I doubt any of those would be suitable (if that's what you were suggesting ?) Getting Powerflex to develop a new bush sounds complicated and tbh I like...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-07-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
LOL.... me :) There's two ways of doing it...

LOL.... me :)

There's two ways of doing it and I've not decided which to go for. You can buy solid polyurethane rod and machine it to fit, or you can get liquid polyurethane and cast the bushes...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-05-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
Emailed them; no reply. I'm investigating...

Emailed them; no reply.

I'm investigating getting some polyurethane bushes made up instead.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-28-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 70,656
Posted By Sundayjumper
So Gerry, still misleading people by pretending...

So Gerry, still misleading people by pretending to be a girl and posting links to your own ebay listings ? Neato.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-15-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
Interesting ! I'll drop them a line. Cheers !

Interesting ! I'll drop them a line. Cheers !
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-15-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
What do you reckon ? ...

What do you reckon ?

http://www.sundayjumper.com/e53_rear_bush_2.jpg
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-15-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
I think those bushes are for the upper wishbones...

I think those bushes are for the upper wishbones - the inner end of parts 6 & 11 in the diagram. I'll try and get a pic of the bush on my car, it's definitely not looking healthy. The arm is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-14-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,989
Posted By Sundayjumper
Rear lower wishbone bush

Car failed its MOT yesterday on one of the front ball joints, which I've now replaced and booked in for a retest later today.

However, one of the advisories was that a rear bush was deteriorated...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-10-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,850
Posted By Sundayjumper
Or one of the other scanners that cover some of...

Or one of the other scanners that cover some of the same functions. I bought one and activated the "flash on unlock" feature on mine and have also used it for fault-finding lots of times on my X5 &...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-10-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,645
Posted By Sundayjumper
IIRC it also blocks the torque converter clutch...

IIRC it also blocks the torque converter clutch from engaging - again keeping the revs higher.
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