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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-06-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By BigBody
Wonder if RRPhil is still on here... some serious...

Wonder if RRPhil is still on here... some serious knowledge being laid down!! My question is the differences between 4.8 & 4.4 6 speed auto box’s (aside from T/C).
Forum: Politics Forum 10-03-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 587
Posted By BigBody
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-02-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,780
Posted By BigBody
Yes precisely that disc. Its awesome :) ...

Yes precisely that disc. Its awesome :)

Agree with you on your other points as well. Frankly, i think driving an E53 requires owning a backup car :rofl:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-01-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,780
Posted By BigBody
3M sells a paint/rust removal disk at home depot....

3M sells a paint/rust removal disk at home depot. I use it on the wheel hubs when changing rotors & on the grill to clean off caked on grease & what not. Would be much easier then sanding by hand.
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-15-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,753
Posted By BigBody
Yes, for camber :thumbup: Doesnt make a...

Yes, for camber :thumbup:

Doesnt make a difference if you're not planning to adjust it though ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-15-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,753
Posted By BigBody
My coilover camber adjustment is also perfectly...

My coilover camber adjustment is also perfectly perpendicular, & i maxed it out. Not BC brand though.
Forum: Parts and Accessories Forum 09-11-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,542
Posted By BigBody
Easily FCPEuro. You absolutely have to buy wear...

Easily FCPEuro. You absolutely have to buy wear parts from them, i.e. brakes, suspension, plastic parts, belts, etc. Life time guarantee replacement!!! I use it all the time!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,753
Posted By BigBody
For us rear air guys, we gotta be optimistic......

For us rear air guys, we gotta be optimistic... It’s only half as hard to fix our setup vs. full air :rofl: I would personally keep it, as i believe it is superior to full coilovers. It does lots of...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-09-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,517
Posted By BigBody
He bought them once from FCP. He utilizes their...

He bought them once from FCP. He utilizes their lifetime warranty to “warranty” the bolts every time he removes them. His cost ends up being shipping to send them back to FCP. Which I guess is around...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,517
Posted By BigBody
Scotty Kilmer... the guy who who built his career...

Scotty Kilmer... the guy who who built his career telling the world how horrible BMW's are... then proceeds to purchase a rebadged Z4... makes sense ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-08-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,753
Posted By BigBody
I put arnott sport bags in my non sport package...

I put arnott sport bags in my non sport package car, coded them lower & installed coilovers on the front axle. Car drives pretty awesome, & still gets the benefits of rear EHC :cool:

Although if i...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-27-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By BigBody
My gromets were leaking as well. Which fit where...

My gromets were leaking as well. Which fit where & how they fit also confused me so i never ended up ordering. Instead, I fixed the issue by wrapping both the pump "pipe" & grommets with teflon tape....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-20-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By BigBody
Must’ve been, as your truck is relatively low...

Must’ve been, as your truck is relatively low mileage... VSS known to kill the cats eventually. Strange it happened after you fixed the car though lol...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-19-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By BigBody
Glad to hear you got your issue sorted Al. Did...

Glad to hear you got your issue sorted Al. Did you end up trying the non-foulers? Just curious if that trick even works on our cars.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-14-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By BigBody
wont be able to make it :( Have a good time...

wont be able to make it :(

Have a good time guys, take pictures :wavey:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-27-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,838
Posted By BigBody
Happy to help, I read “front bumper” & “removal”...

Happy to help, I read “front bumper” & “removal” and got a little sick. I just removed it a few months ago & I know one these days something plastic will inevitably break.

As for the job... you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-27-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,838
Posted By BigBody
Hi guys, Sorry to bump an old thread but...

Hi guys,

Sorry to bump an old thread but this seems to be the only guide on xoutpost.

Id like to add that the latches and cables can be replaced without requiring removal of the front bumper or...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-08-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,803
Posted By BigBody
I don’t have the car at the moment, but i will...

I don’t have the car at the moment, but i will absolutely post up some pics :thumbup::D
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,803
Posted By BigBody
I did something i havent seen yet, & mounted 305...

I did something i havent seen yet, & mounted 305 40 20's on my 10.5 square setup. I had 315 35's all around & i just couldnt take it in NYC. It wasnt bad but it wasnt good either. I made it work.
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By BigBody
Pretty unsafe for bad hood struts. Mine would...

Pretty unsafe for bad hood struts. Mine would slowwwwly go down & until bam. Get anxiety just thinking about potentially losing some fingers. As for DIY method... its $25 bucks. Have no idea how or...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By BigBody
I am happy to say i think i solved the problem. I...

I am happy to say i think i solved the problem. I disconnected the battery & held the positive & negative terminals together for 20-30 minutes. The mirror dip issue was unrelated; it started working...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By BigBody
Foil where? Dark foil? Isn't foil shiny? Not sure...

Foil where? Dark foil? Isn't foil shiny? Not sure what you are talking about. The angel eye bulb goes into a socket. The bulb already has chrome around it. Im of the opinion that nothing can be done...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By BigBody
People report bad alternators with the light on,...

People report bad alternators with the light on, & with the light off. Must be a specific condition to set off the light. In my case, i believe the car would start & the alternator was lazy; not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-31-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By BigBody
I also have a '05 X5. My car completely shut down...

I also have a '05 X5. My car completely shut down on the verrazano bridge on me. I was getting red battery light every time id start the car cold. Id change the alternator & be done with it. Its not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-31-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By BigBody
Andrew thanks for the encouragement, glad the...

Andrew thanks for the encouragement, glad the ballast is ok. Can you explain in more detail what my next approach should be?

I have unplugged and replugged the headlight, nothing. Interestingly...
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