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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-01-2016, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Green Dragon
Oh heck yeah! That's my boy. Looking good man....

Oh heck yeah! That's my boy. Looking good man. Glad to hear Those 330i Super Sprint replicas are working well. EBay is truly the way to go. I dropped coin on some Active Autowerks 330i headers last...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-23-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Cough, Cough, aaahhhemmmm. Oh its been done.;)...

Cough, Cough, aaahhhemmmm. Oh its been done.;) The UUC is beautiful and does a very nice job and is worth the $300. I did mine for $150 by modifying a Schmiedmann adjustable short shifter so I can...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-16-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
I thought my ears were burning!

Yes, the Schmiedmann SSK is installed! I have been running it for several months now. Love it. I only modified an extension to make it fit. I also added a few degrees of sweep to have the factory...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Welcome my man to the three pedal club! My I...

Welcome my man to the three pedal club! My I introduce the official mascot of this registry....... a three legged dog in a lion costume. :rofl:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-18-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
:iagree: Davintosh is right on the money. Sounds...

:iagree: Davintosh is right on the money. Sounds like a detent issue, and will require dropping the tranny. I did this on my e36 years ago. Once you have the special tools, no big deal. Time to get...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-13-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Found this while looking into a pedal box. These...

Found this while looking into a pedal box. These guys are pretty damn cool. Save The Manuals! STORE (http://www.godsavethemanuals.com)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Brad, nice ride. Kalahari, sport, six- speed, on...

Brad, nice ride. Kalahari, sport, six- speed, on black. Good find! With proper working thermostat, you should get 24 mph no problem on the open road.

I want your 36///M. Scratch that. NEED your...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-10-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Nice X! Welcome to the best thread, on the best X...

Nice X! Welcome to the best thread, on the best X Series forum on the planet. Fun projects to come.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Yes, not confirmed, but I think you could use an...

Yes, not confirmed, but I think you could use an X3 gearbox but it only address half the equation. The X3 also uses 3.64 ratio diffs. Not sure about the 530 xdrive, but my guess is yes once again.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
+2 on what MD said. I've owned both the 5 and 6...

+2 on what MD said. I've owned both the 5 and 6 speed. Same ratios. A couple suggestions. If you haven't pulled the clutch delay valve out yet, do so. It takes some of the akwardness out of the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Here's Bayrieche's X5 on Auto Trader. For any...

Here's Bayrieche's X5 on Auto Trader. For any that are intrested. Funny how much this gem of an X5 has changed hands....

Cars for Sale: 2005 BMW X5 3.0i in ADDISON, IL 60101: Sport Utility Details...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-02-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Hey man. Pretty much have the white 05 on lock...

Hey man. Pretty much have the white 05 on lock down. Insurance co took labor day early it seems. Couldn't get much done before the weekend. Still trying to figure out if I'm gonna let the new tires...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Yeah, I thinking about it real hard. I'm still...

Yeah, I thinking about it real hard. I'm still working the details out with the ins.

My wife and I were rolling about the whole Vietnamese comment. That was so damn funny!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Warning: Graphic vomit inducing photos.

No words needed........
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
You freak'n know it! Thanks brother!

You freak'n know it! Thanks brother!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-30-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
HahaHa! You must be the guy from Cali that...

HahaHa! You must be the guy from Cali that emailed him. He told me about you! Crazy small world! Yeah I made an offer and am waiting to hear back in the morning. Your right about the rust.... thanks...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-29-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Ricky, my man. Yeah I know. I'm way sad about it....

Ricky, my man. Yeah I know. I'm way sad about it. Still in the early-mid phase of the whole insurance shenanigans. Things are going well none the less. I will find out about all my mods soon.

I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-29-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Rubber Duckie, Thanks Man! I'm looking into it...

Rubber Duckie,
Thanks Man! I'm looking into it today. Thanks for coming out of your 5 year retirement to help a brother out.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Bad News......

I'm looking for a new 6-speed X5. If you guys know of any..... let me know. Long story, and still working out details, but the X is a goner. Got hit Monday.... not my fault. Front Right corner, frame...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-25-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Thanks Gregory and Ricky Bobby! I will switch...

Thanks Gregory and Ricky Bobby! I will switch from Red Line ATF D4 to the MTL.

Here's an update on my custom Schmiedmann Short Shifter project. Ordered it Monday, arrived at work on Wednesday all...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
RB, Do you have any issues with winter temps...

RB,
Do you have any issues with winter temps (other than the normal, "go easy till it warms up") with the MTL? Just curious. Thinking about swapping fluids.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Yeah, I gotta match up the angle of the stock...

Yeah, I gotta match up the angle of the stock shifter. I think there is enough tolerance with the adaptability of the rod, that I can find the sweet spot. "Fingers Crossed". Worse case, I may lose...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-20-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Just ordered a Schmiedmann adjustable short...

Just ordered a Schmiedmann adjustable short shifter. It will be here Monday. It's not gonna be a plug and play, as I will have to match the oem shifter angle. But this seems to be the best option out...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-17-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
I've owned both the 5-speed and 6-speed. That...

I've owned both the 5-speed and 6-speed. That extra gear does make a huge difference. Call the dealer up and make a firm offer and see if they bite. It's worth it, in my opinion, to go for the 6...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-16-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 145,563
Posted By Green Dragon
Yeah c/d valve delete is a must. You can rebuild...

Yeah c/d valve delete is a must. You can rebuild the shifter bushings and linkage ends etc, to firm things up. My shifter cup is on the loose side, so I added some high vescosity silicone lube the...
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