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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 2:11 am
Post subject: 02 X5 4.4l Build

I had been driving my Mercedes ML as daily and really loved it, I was not appreciative of the car that much when I had the M3 because I always wanted to drive the sports car. The ML was super comfortable, really smooth, quick and one of the best stock all time 4 wheel drive / off road / snow vehicles I have ever driven. Not to mention it got 18 miles to the gallon beating the crap out of it

With where the economy was at, I was not looking for another car but I had stopped to see my friends over at Elite Motor Group. They had just taken in a 2002 4.4l X5 as one of the trades towards a Gallardo and it was in pristine condition, 70k miles, perfect service history and bone stock.

I left, and spent about a week googling. By the end of the week I had already started ordering parts for the car I did not even own yet Smile I was like a kid in a candy store. I had locked my self in by way of tuner overload.

I went to pick up the car and was so excited. My newer gas friendly ML really could not even compare to the X5 by way of performance and handling. It was so much nicer of a car, all around. I could not imagine what it would be like when I was done with my mods.

Well I went mod crazy, and made up for what I saved on the car in aftermarket parts.


@Performance
AFE Stage 2 Cold Air Intake
Dinan Stage 1 Engine Software
Dinan Transmission Software
X-Pipe with Resonator Delete

@Suspension
H&R Sport Springs (about 2 in drop all around)
New Airbags and Ride Height Adjustment Links

@Wheels
2012 BMW X5/X6 Double Spoke 215
Front: 20x10 275/40-20
Rear: 20x11 315/35-20

@Brakes
Cross Drilled and Slotted Rotors
Hawk PC Ceramic Brake Pads
StopTech Braided Brake Lines

@Audio/Video
Kenwood DNX 9980HD eXcelon In-Dash Multimedia Navigation System
Pioneer Rearview Camera With Parking Assist Visual Display
Garmin ecoRoute HD OBD2 Vehicle Diagnostics Communicator
JL HD900/5 Class D Amplifier 100W x 4 + 500W x 1
Diamond Audio D600 (Front) and D500 (Rear) Component Speakers
JL 10w7 Sub in Custom Enclosure

@Protection
Valentine One
Laser Elite LE-X4 Quad Transponder Laser Jammers
Rocky Mountain Phaser III Radar Jammer


Needless to say, this thing is bad ass! So happy I picked this up... Here are some pics:































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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:54 pm
Post subject: Re: 02 X5 4.4l Build

NICE buddy liking the project that come out to be

tell me little more about the kenwood system?

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