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Old 11-26-2012, 09:44 AM
Nick P Nick P is offline
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Mein Auto: X5 4.6is, M5 E39
X5 4.6is manual gearbox

Hello!

I'm Nick from Germany and I'd like to introduce my X5 4.6is with manual Getrag S6S 420G gearbox. The car is AWD and absolute everything is working just like on stock car. Due to the very narrow gear ratios of 6-speed box and final drive ratio of 3.91 the car has very effective acceleration.

The conversion is freshly done, but the cars drives great so far - no electronical issues, no vibrations etc. The whole conversion took 11 months. Only 4 custom parts were used.

The car already has Hartge headers, custom ECU tune will be supercharged soon.

Regards,

Nick
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Old 09-04-2013, 09:25 PM
jmanyoyoyo jmanyoyoyo is offline
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I know this is an old thread but if anyone seems to read this. How would I go about doing this conversion? I have a 2002 X5 4.6is. I'm not even sure where to start. thanks in advance
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Old 12-02-2014, 04:11 AM
ruben4.6is ruben4.6is is offline
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Smile manual gear box in bmw x5 e53 4.6is

Hello nick P is my pleasure speak for other owner bmw x5 4.6is. I have the same car and i am very very interesred in mounted the manual gear box in my car. Its possible tell my the procedure and any any pices you need for install the manuall gear box in the bmw x5 e53 4.6is 2003. Pleas i need your heelp. Thanks for avanced and reponded my pleas. Thanks
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Old 12-04-2014, 10:02 PM
JPcopper JPcopper is offline
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I am dreaming of this in my '06 4.8is... my god.

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