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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-13-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By spyro235
Hey, My X5 is deleted. Honestly, other than...

Hey, My X5 is deleted. Honestly, other than stopped with the windows down, or sitting in traffic with wind blowing just right, I rarely ever smell it.

I smell it some mornings reversing down my...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-12-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By spyro235
Any idea on pricing? I'm not doing it until next...

Any idea on pricing? I'm not doing it until next weekend, and I'll probably do it anyway once the bumper is off and I can stand a bit closer, just to hold it over. What I SHOULD do is just buy the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-12-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By spyro235
HMMMMMM. I'm about to install my new seals...

HMMMMMM. I'm about to install my new seals (bought an ebay pipe but if it doesn go on smoothly, I'll just take the new seals form it and install them.)

I've bene debating doing the ATM intercooler...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-11-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By spyro235
This is a big cost that you're saving in the long...

This is a big cost that you're saving in the long run. I deleted mine, and lots of owners choose to delete them at the first sign of trouble out of warranty.
I'd say that if there are records, and...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-11-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,371
Posted By spyro235
I have certain uphills that are a bit brutal when...

I have certain uphills that are a bit brutal when the trans is in cold no lockup mode, that I drive nearly every day. Then in warmed up, normal mode, I mostly don't have issues with the sutphin tune....
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-03-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,013
Posted By spyro235
65mph on the dash, on cruise control for the...

65mph on the dash, on cruise control for the 35mpg run? If so... Maybe I need to get some of that oil additive you used...

I'll have to pop along at 65mpg on a flat stretch of road and see how my...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-03-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,371
Posted By spyro235
Great to hear! But- you should really look into...

Great to hear! But- you should really look into doing the trans fluid, filter (built into the pan) and the bridge and cylindrical seals. Shift quality will GREATLY improve. Then, do yourself a huge...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-17-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By spyro235
Personally, I have a DUDMD tune. I know of people...

Personally, I have a DUDMD tune. I know of people that run the stage 2 without deletes- at the minimum, you should ask the tuner to turn off the egr until you delete it. I'd ask the tuner what the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-13-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
Liquimoly 75w90. It was close, and is what FCP...

Liquimoly 75w90. It was close, and is what FCP was suggesting. Not too worried about the minimal difference
Using the same for the impending rear diff fluid, and the transfer case I used BMW fluid...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-13-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
This passed friday I did another oil change, as...

This passed friday I did another oil change, as it had been 8k miles already. I also drained and filled the front diff. I've done 2 or 3 hundred miles since, and the diff noise hasnt changed. I have...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-06-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,533
Posted By spyro235
I seem to remember that my ista has a special...

I seem to remember that my ista has a special bulletin saying to only but .6L in the front diff. Am I crazy? I'm going to try to do the diff fluids today, and I need to do an oil change at some point...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-02-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 20,098
Posted By spyro235
Bumping this oldie: Anyone recently do anything...

Bumping this oldie: Anyone recently do anything to improve base audio? I ahd the logic 7 HK system in my e90 and freaking loved it. The basic X5 system just doesnt hold a candle to it. I'm hunting...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-27-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By spyro235
Enjoy! I love mine, and I'm at 246k miles. Treat...

Enjoy! I love mine, and I'm at 246k miles. Treat it well, which it sounds like you have the capability to, and you'll see countless miles from it.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-21-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
Nothing really on upgrading. One guy that claims...

Nothing really on upgrading. One guy that claims to have swapped to a super short rear end, forget what ration but I believe a 4.44 or something from on old model. Never came through on the details...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-20-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By spyro235
Totally understand that notion. I have an old...

Totally understand that notion. I have an old Carly for the in car stuff. In my e90, I had the MHD too. Now I just rely on the carly for my e90 for the "oh, a code popped up" or "hmmm, I'm towing 7k...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-20-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By spyro235
If you're goign to invest ina fowell, why not...

If you're goign to invest ina fowell, why not just set up ISTA? Even if you don't want to set it up yourself, you can purchase one click installs for under $40 on the internet. Free if you set it up...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-20-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By spyro235
What a relief. Money is tight, I really shouldnt...

What a relief. Money is tight, I really shouldnt be buying things, and i was going back and forth on the bull bar every day.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-18-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,415
Posted By spyro235
Non 3rd row air suspension is a pretty rare...

Non 3rd row air suspension is a pretty rare feature. It's more common to have deleted 3rd row than to have a build like that! They do exist though.

I put Airlift helper bags in my rear springs,...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-13-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
Just about the same- I was told that this 90k...

Just about the same- I was told that this 90k mile diff was put in the car at around 185k. That would make this unit have right around 150kish miles, which seems to be high time for it to start to...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-13-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
I've got the fluyid, I'm just looking for the...

I've got the fluyid, I'm just looking for the time. I'm doing front and rear fluid, and if within 1000 miles it doesnt quiet down, I think I'll starting looking for differentials.

As far as power...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-13-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
Quesion- what had to be removed to get the front...

Quesion- what had to be removed to get the front diff removed? I'm considering swapping ratios if I need to do a new rear diff, so that would require me putting a different front in too.

Mind...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-13-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
ouuuchhh. Sorry to hear that! Mine's started to...

ouuuchhh. Sorry to hear that! Mine's started to whine I believe. You have the normal gas i6?!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-11-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
Details ont he 275 rebuild? Are you reffering to...

Details ont he 275 rebuild? Are you reffering to the VW active tank fix, or will they actually do it for you now?!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-11-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 122,375
Posted By spyro235
I've done a lot over the last bit. Majorly, I...

I've done a lot over the last bit. Majorly, I retrofitted comfort seats into my X5. I also fixed my xdrive, by replacing the actuator gears, changing the fluid, and running adaptations on ista+.
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-10-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By spyro235
I'm getting a driveline whine too, mainly off...

I'm getting a driveline whine too, mainly off throttle coasting. I'm about to change my fluids in hopes to get rid of it. But, unfortunately, I'm under the impression that it will come back, and...
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