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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,728
Posted By Jedi54
was just told I need to replace mine and was...

was just told I need to replace mine and was quoted 4.2 hours of labor.
Think I'll just tackle this one on my own.

you guys rock.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By Jedi54
same thing happened here. For those needing the...

same thing happened here.
For those needing the Initialization instructions, here is the stick: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=457330

I'll try it out this weekend to see if it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,735
Posted By Jedi54
I have a 2nd key that I need to program using the...

I have a 2nd key that I need to program using the Remote Key Initialization and then hopefully I can test this out.
Sounds like it would be perfect for when the GF needs to use the car.

Thanks...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By Jedi54
in place of said "special tool" will a nice small...

in place of said "special tool" will a nice small flathead screwdriver do?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,495
Posted By Jedi54
way to piss in my Cheerios X3emist :p ...

way to piss in my Cheerios X3emist :p

Batteries seem to be really hit or miss these days, with so few manufacturers out there now , it's almost like the quality has gone to hell.
I remember when...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,400
Posted By Jedi54
anyone have a part # for the insert? looking...

anyone have a part # for the insert?
looking through getbmwparts.com , do I just need a wiper blade? Left = $7, right = $5
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,495
Posted By Jedi54
H8 fits perfectly. They are probably trying to...

H8 fits perfectly.
They are probably trying to up-sell you the Platinum series, just go with the Duralast Gold, as far as I could tell the CCA were the same and they both had a 3 year warranty.

I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,495
Posted By Jedi54
thanks to some of you guys here, I went out and...

thanks to some of you guys here, I went out and purchased an H8 battery (3 Autozone's later but that's a different story...)
The only 'issue' I ran into is when calling and asking about the vent...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,495
Posted By Jedi54
My '05 3.0 is having battery issues, the car left...

My '05 3.0 is having battery issues, the car left me stranded recently. AAA tested the battery for me and it rated quite low so I'm looking for a replacement. After doing some research it looks like...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-08-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,280
Posted By Jedi54
I've been using Seafoam for years now on my RX-8...

I've been using Seafoam for years now on my RX-8 and am about to treat my X3 to a little seafoam feast as well.

Here's the last time I seafoamed the RX-8. LOTS of smoke :D

...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,394
Posted By Jedi54
FIXED!!!!!!!!!!!!! turned out to be the vapor...

FIXED!!!!!!!!!!!!!
turned out to be the vapor seals in both doors, thanks everyone! Got it fixed by my local mechanic (who works on my RX-8 but also owns a 5 Series) for a fraction of the cost the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jedi54
here's a good thread for you: ...

here's a good thread for you: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=361471
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jedi54
define, "very back" do you mean the two...

define, "very back"
do you mean the two compartments on each side of the cargo area?
if so, it's similar to what mine did after I purchased it, it's generally caused by the sunroof drains clogging...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,690
Posted By Jedi54
thank you! I'll have to fix this soon as mine...

thank you!
I'll have to fix this soon as mine likes to clank when on rough roads or high speeds.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,394
Posted By Jedi54
I need to fix this issue once and for all, it's...

I need to fix this issue once and for all, it's POURING here in SoCal and stuffing microfiber towels under the door and on the floor is becoming a losing battle. :(

X3emist: is the water barrier...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Jedi54
tell her to stop riding the brakes. ;) I...

tell her to stop riding the brakes. ;)
I replaced mine a few months ago with Hawk Ceramic pads and am loving the results. Great stopping power, no squealing, and much less dust.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,033
Posted By Jedi54
my 2005 is doing this and it's driving me crazy. ...

my 2005 is doing this and it's driving me crazy.
there's time where all I'll have on the seat is my wallet and my cell phone and it'll randomly go off. sometimes for a few seconds, sometimes for a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By Jedi54
damn it, wish I'd have seen this about 20 minutes...

damn it, wish I'd have seen this about 20 minutes ago before ordering an oil change kit from getbmwparts.com
would have saved a few bucks. Oh well, next time.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,059
Posted By Jedi54
has someone ordered that set from tunerdomes? ...

has someone ordered that set from tunerdomes?

I've been wanting to replace all of my interior bulbs with LED's but I dont' want the dreaded warning light telling me that a bulb is out.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By Jedi54
thanks supercourse, just ordered my filter today...

thanks supercourse, just ordered my filter today along with an oil change kit. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By Jedi54
anyone have the part number for the microfilter? ...

anyone have the part number for the microfilter? I can't find it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,720
Posted By Jedi54
petren: thank you! I just had the service done...

petren: thank you!
I just had the service done earlier today at an independent shop and they forgot to reset the schedule. Instead of bothering them, I just did it myself. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By Jedi54
the search function on this site works pretty...

the search function on this site works pretty damn well, thanks guys.
I get an alcohol type smell in my car whenever and I think it's related to the wiper fluid leaking inside the cabin. (I've read...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,394
Posted By Jedi54
jlas: did your warranty cover it? if not, how...

jlas: did your warranty cover it?
if not, how much?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,640
Posted By Jedi54
great thread guys, I was just about to start...

great thread guys, I was just about to start searching for a DIY on this.
I have an Escort 9500ix hardwired into my RX-8 and now I think it's time to give the X3 a little love.


oh, and I...
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