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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,216
Posted By 06bluex3
3.0 Diesel glow plugs

gday Centric, Kheentech
good to see a bit of OZ on the forum.
I have an 06 X3 3.0d, and also have six glow plugs showing as faulty on daiagnostics from reliable indy here in Sydney.

He reckons...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By 06bluex3
Hi all, have had both fronts fail - one slow...

Hi all, have had both fronts fail - one slow leak, then one splattered oil everywhere, including down sidmeof body - yuck.
Mine has done 170,000 Kim's, and I admit I'm not gentle, and have done a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,876
Posted By 06bluex3
The water pooling in the back was due to a...

The water pooling in the back was due to a blocked drain on mine
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,912
Posted By 06bluex3
Hi, I am in the process of looking at as well. ...

Hi, I am in the process of looking at as well.
Have 17 / 55 wheels, and put cooper 65s on last year and did 7000 Kim's around outback Australia.
Not one puncture! Only raised it an inch, but good...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-23-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,350
Posted By 06bluex3
Thumbs up terra leather

I have terra in Mystic Xlue X3. had to twist dealers arm, but I love it. Feels/looks close to natural leather colour. 4 years in Ozzy sun, and still looks great..
cheers
:)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,553
Posted By 06bluex3
Thanks guys, apparently struts are available here...

Thanks guys, apparently struts are available here in Oz... will see how I go...
cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,609
Posted By 06bluex3
Thanks for replies, guys.. and the welcome....

Thanks for replies, guys.. and the welcome. timfitz63 :)
yep, X3emist - apparently the filter / pan is only on the 3.0 diesel - heavier duty box - I think for the torque..it surprised the tech -...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 101
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 40,610
Posted By 06bluex3
what an awesome idea.. Evlengr, I would take up...

what an awesome idea.. Evlengr, I would take up your extremely generous offer in a heartbeat.... but.. I think the freight to Oz would be more than its worth ..... a query though, did u hook it to a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,553
Posted By 06bluex3
have an "06 x3, and at 100,000 klms ( 60k miles)...

have an "06 x3, and at 100,000 klms ( 60k miles) had one front strut "leaking oil", and bounces around like a startled tarantula... local independents say:" yeah, earlier than you would expect, but...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By 06bluex3
hi, my 06 TDI x3 has similar issues. did u see...

hi, my 06 TDI x3 has similar issues. did u see the extended discussion under forum regrading re- programming? Mine has done 110,000 klms, and first exhibited symptoms like yours at about 60k. took it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,298
Posted By 06bluex3
had my "steering wheel peel" issue at about 40k...

had my "steering wheel peel" issue at about 40k klms, peeled were under where I hold the wheel. replaced under warranty, changed my hand pos, and after 120km klms, no further problems. but hey, a car...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,609
Posted By 06bluex3
DYI - very keen.. against dealer recommendation,...

DYI - very keen.. against dealer recommendation, had a local "autohaus" (read ex bimmer trained mechanic) do the job for me. getting trans oil was a big issue - even for him!! he had to buy 20litres,...
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