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Forum: Cars - Private Party Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By X3-terrestrial
It's just going to be hard for someone to buy a...

It's just going to be hard for someone to buy a car that has the terrible triad of lights.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-29-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Not worth it. You can get a manual car with...

Not worth it. You can get a manual car with decent miles and good condition for far less that that. An you won't take a big hit on resale.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-29-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Are you looking to buy?

Are you looking to buy?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 179,138
Posted By X3-terrestrial
May I ask why did you decide to over fill it?...

May I ask why did you decide to over fill it? Factory specification is 700ml. I know for differentials this is a common practice, and the only way to know that is full, but not sure how these...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 179,138
Posted By X3-terrestrial
I have BMW Tools suite, which includes INPA, NCS...

I have BMW Tools suite, which includes INPA, NCS Expert, DIS, etc, installed in my laptop. You can read/clear codes, run diagnosis, and much more. This is very affordable now and a must to have for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 48,235
Posted By X3-terrestrial
That's usually what happens! lol

That's usually what happens! lol
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 48,235
Posted By X3-terrestrial
An you can always take the other side apart to...

An you can always take the other side apart to make sure. :)


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,568
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Cool! keep us posted!

Cool! keep us posted!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 48,235
Posted By X3-terrestrial
It looks right to me unless the pictures don't...

It looks right to me unless the pictures don't show the actual issue. You just need to flip the metal rod over (to a vertical position) with the plastic button pointing upwards, then you need to hold...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-22-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By X3-terrestrial
No pics or price?

No pics or price?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 48,235
Posted By X3-terrestrial
I'd rather pay the 35 bucks! Lol Sent...

I'd rather pay the 35 bucks! Lol


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 48,235
Posted By X3-terrestrial
I would recommend ordering and using the correct...

I would recommend ordering and using the correct part, you should also need to order a roll of butyl adhesive tape.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,568
Posted By X3-terrestrial
So did you clear he codes after replacing the...

So did you clear he codes after replacing the elbow tube and they came back again? Or you haven't cleared the codes...sorry, I lost track...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By X3-terrestrial
What codes are you getting? That sounds like the...

What codes are you getting? That sounds like the actual throttle actuator motor is crapping out. Yes, the $700.00 part under the intake mani....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By X3-terrestrial
First sign of Freon getting low, which is an...

First sign of Freon getting low, which is an indicator of a leak. A/c is very tricky to diagnose/fix if you are not an expert, this is one of the things I let the professionals handle. Cheaper in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By X3-terrestrial
You are right on that one!

You are right on that one!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,568
Posted By X3-terrestrial
If it's coming from the area close to the exhaust...

If it's coming from the area close to the exhaust maniful and accompanied by a strong burning smell, you have oil dripping from a failed valve cover gasket and burning up on the heat shields.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-07-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Hi What part of Mississippi? You posted in the M3...

Hi What part of Mississippi? You posted in the M3 forum, I'm sure you'll have better results if you post in the general E46 forum.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,568
Posted By X3-terrestrial
The elbow hose in the boot is known for cracking....

The elbow hose in the boot is known for cracking. You'll need to remove that boot and carefully examine it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,568
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Not sure if I missed it but how many miles on the...

Not sure if I missed it but how many miles on the car? Those two codes together, if not an obvious vacuum leak, it usually ends up being the MAF sensor. The old unplug test is not always guarantee...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-02-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By X3-terrestrial
One more reason I never order sensitive parts...

One more reason I never order sensitive parts from ebay...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-01-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Assuming the systems work similar than in the...

Assuming the systems work similar than in the e46, pressing twice the lock button on the key fob when locking the car, deactivates the motion and tilt sensor, try that. Maybe one of those is crapping...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Great! Thanks for the update. And it's always...

Great! Thanks for the update. And it's always good to have a handy husband!:thumbup:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-17-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By X3-terrestrial
30k, stand corrected. Sent from my...

30k, stand corrected.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-17-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By X3-terrestrial
They are not THAT different, if you can work on...

They are not THAT different, if you can work on one, you can work on the other. Main differences are in the engine, things like valve adjustments, and you have six throttles instead of one. Valve...
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