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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-09-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,850
Posted By rmerkushen
Where did you buy 5/16 weather stripping? I...

Where did you buy 5/16 weather stripping? I looked under the hood and convinced this is the solution..

Thanks!!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-09-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,850
Posted By rmerkushen
Great info, I am also interested in how it holds...

Great info, I am also interested in how it holds up.. Got very frustrated with how salty my motor was after 2500 miles.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By rmerkushen
That sounds about right.. I get 19mpg city and 24...

That sounds about right.. I get 19mpg city and 24 highway. I do have a 35i though, which is geared slightly higher than 2.8..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-14-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By rmerkushen
Thanks.. Have not had any luck with classifieds...

Thanks.. Have not had any luck with classifieds on this forum...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-14-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By rmerkushen
Since it is a feeler thread please respond with...

Since it is a feeler thread please respond with an offer.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 02-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By rmerkushen
Bump.. Pics added.. The kit includes...

Bump.. Pics added..

The kit includes everything needed to install (bracket, hardware, connector). must have sat prep package, no coding is required. This is kit is for X3 without navigation.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-13-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By rmerkushen
Goodyear LS2 RFTs

My x3 came with msport and goodyear LS2 RFTs. I am thinking of ditching them for DWS contis... Would anyone be interested in tires with 300 miles? Just curious? 245/45/19 tire size all around..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,732
Posted By rmerkushen
Heads up is great, but Man U can't see **** with...

Heads up is great, but Man U can't see **** with polarized glasses on.. Rotating it doesn't help.. I have to rotate my head instead each time to see how fast I am going lmao.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,732
Posted By rmerkushen
Best feature is automatic high beams!! Yes they...

Best feature is automatic high beams!! Yes they work real well, I am an engineer myself and am impressed with how auto high beams sensory processing is implemented.
Worst - auto start stop!!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By rmerkushen
Yeah, now is the time to grab 2014s at bargain.....

Yeah, now is the time to grab 2014s at bargain.. 2015 pricing is not available yet..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By rmerkushen
Anything over 6% discount from MSRP is a good...

Anything over 6% discount from MSRP is a good deal..
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 02-06-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By rmerkushen
BSW speaker set

$400 for two component sets. Shipping included, paypal preferred..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-06-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By rmerkushen
That's one of the reasons I decided not to order...

That's one of the reasons I decided not to order x3 2.8d.. I think it is underpowered... Msport 3.5 is on the way instead..
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 02-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By rmerkushen
Sirius Satellite Module

Plug n play, complete kit.. Bought it less than year ago, trading in the car.. $250+ shipping. Your car must have satellite prep.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By rmerkushen
And generally speaking u don't know about these...

And generally speaking u don't know about these things until they fail..

Had a slew of issues this year, all common things failing at 100k..

Oil leaks - rear main, transmission input shaft...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By rmerkushen
All N52 engines suffer from eventual eccentric...

All N52 engines suffer from eventual eccentric sensor malfunction. It usually develops from leaking oil, and gets worse with time. High mileage N52s will have leaking valve cover gasket, at 80k or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By rmerkushen
Check expansion tank.. I had coolant leak from...

Check expansion tank.. I had coolant leak from there, and light came on and off.. Get it fixed whatever it is, otherwise it turns into major $$$ repair.. If it is the tank, check ECS Tuning, I bought...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,925
Posted By rmerkushen
Have INPA and NCS apps installed, but everything...

Have INPA and NCS apps installed, but everything is in German.. Can someone post step by step instructions on how to program our X3s?

Thank you much!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By rmerkushen
I am running e90 wheels on my x3 without any...

I am running e90 wheels on my x3 without any issues. 5 series offsets will give it even more aggressive stance, but I do t think it will rub unless your x3 is dropped.. To run different bore wheels...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,925
Posted By rmerkushen
Thanks, any suggestions on where I can get them?

Thanks, any suggestions on where I can get them?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By rmerkushen
It turned out that the seal was installed...

It turned out that the seal was installed correctly, but from having transmission removed 3 times in the last 6 months must have damage transmission input shaft seal which leaked in same exact spot...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,925
Posted By rmerkushen
This is good informative post.. I am lost on Page...

This is good informative post.. I am lost on Page 7 of the instructions. where do I find model specific archives?

Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,142
Posted By rmerkushen
Having gone through brake job, I strongly...

Having gone through brake job, I strongly recommend using bmw parts only... Went through 2 sets of rotors from eBay, both vibrated, finally bit the bullet and paid for oem rotors.. No vibration...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,142
Posted By rmerkushen
Great job writing this up!! One small tip, while...

Great job writing this up!! One small tip, while compressing your calipers use your old pad to evenly distribute force while pushing the caliper piston in... It can seize!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By rmerkushen
I have bentley e9x manual and I find it to be a...

I have bentley e9x manual and I find it to be a great source of reference.. All of the suspension, transmission, engine components are very similar..
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