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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By rolm
Was it a direct bolt-in or were mods needed

Was it a direct bolt-in or were mods needed
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By rolm
Hats off to you it looks great

Hats off to you it looks great
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By rolm
Thank you. You guys were great with the answers....

Thank you. You guys were great with the answers. When I go out to wine and cheese parties and if this topic comes up I will be well versed. I wonder if I had asked this question on a Chevy site what...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By rolm
Need Smart person to Answer This

This I do not understand. When a technician mounts a tire on a rim and inflates the tire to 32 lbs and then mounts the tire on a car and place the weight of the car on the tire. Why is the tire...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,361
Posted By rolm
Here in Ontario no one is authorized to turn-off...

Here in Ontario no one is authorized to turn-off any safety features mandated by the manufacturer or Province. I would leave them on it has been proven that the lights are seen faster by the eye then...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 155,362
Posted By rolm
If the fix works and in my view from what I have...

If the fix works and in my view from what I have read it would work. I suggest any handy guys out there with o6 or 07 X3 with over 80k miles may want to do this fix. Much better to try the fix on a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By rolm
I had leather conditioner from when I bought my...

I had leather conditioner from when I bought my leather coat as per the instructions on the bottle I wiped the steering wheel with a soft cloth soaked in warm water, dried the wheel and then I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,713
Posted By rolm
Thank-you for the links This is truly a great...

Thank-you for the links This is truly a great site.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-29-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By rolm
Thanks for the feed-back I will google what Lexol...

Thanks for the feed-back I will google what Lexol is and where to buy in the Toronto area. As I said this is the 1st I have had an issue with a steering wheel. I am currently wearing cloves and that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-29-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,713
Posted By rolm
How Does AWD system Work on our X3

Just curious how does the AWD system work on our X3 as an example on a Infiniti G37 Coupe once the traction is no longer need at speed the front wheel drive disconnects and the rear wheels do all the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By rolm
I may be mistaken on the leather vs vinyl I have...

I may be mistaken on the leather vs vinyl I have driven many Cadillac's and their steering wheels where real leather and they were perfectly moulted. If the X3 steering wheel is leather as bmw...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,143
Posted By rolm
Hate the Steering Wheel on my 2010 X3

I Hate the Steering Wheel on my 2010 X3. It must be the way I am holding the steering wheel it seems the stitching is burning the inside of my thumbs. I did take it back to the dealer and they said...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 155,362
Posted By rolm
Great piece thank-you. I hate when manufacturers...

Great piece thank-you. I hate when manufacturers use plastic everywhere it seems we pay for the short-comings and pay a lot of cash and go through the hassle or repairing vs installing steel gears...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,972
Posted By rolm
Ok you guys scared the pants off me I also told...

Ok you guys scared the pants off me I also told the wife that we would be looking at an 04 BMW with over 200k kms she freaked out, you know the way wife's freak out. So guys I am passing on the 545i....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,972
Posted By rolm
You guys are scaring the hell out of me. So why...

You guys are scaring the hell out of me. So why do people spend so much cash buying bimmers if they are so troublesome. I hope my 2010 X3 is more dependable or I may get rid of it as soon as the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,972
Posted By rolm
Thank-you for your input it was very helpful, I...

Thank-you for your input it was very helpful, I am retired so I drive around 8K miles per year so I would not be clocking a lot of miles per year. I will have it inspected at a BMW shop (not dealer)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,320
Posted By rolm
I have never bought any extended warranty on...

I have never bought any extended warranty on anything and I have never regret it. All extended warranties are a waste of money. Period.


There was an episode of the Simpsons to prove that homer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,972
Posted By rolm
Would you buy a 04-545i with 160k Miles ( 200k kms) I will be looking at an 04-545i w

Would you buy a 04-545i with 160k Miles ( 200k kms) I will be looking at an 04-545i with 160KM this Saturday. I have my reservations because of the high miles. What should I look for and what are...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By rolm
What Wood Trim Dash kit did you install

I would like to install a Wood Trim Kit in my 2010 X3, It has Black interior. Googled and there are many types and different price ranges. I would like a kit that is a bit raised vs flat paper. What...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-07-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,385
Posted By rolm
I was Horrified at the pre-delivery charges ay...

I was Horrified at the pre-delivery charges ay BWM Here are the charges

Pre-Delivery $1295 plus $800 for Freight plus $299 for Admin for a total of $2,394 This was for a 2010 New X3. What has been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By rolm
Ok I just came back from viewing the car all I...

Ok I just came back from viewing the car all I can say the seller is a moron. The car was filthy even though the interior was sound with no rips the floor mats were covered with dirt sand salt etc,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By rolm
Thanks for the input I did mean it had $16k of...

Thanks for the input I did mean it had $16k of damage and it was also repaired in 2006 and the car was clean since. The other thing that bothers me is that he installed a chip and an aftermarket...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By rolm
Would you Buy an Accident 03- 530ia with $16,000 damage

Would you Buy an Accident 03- 530ia with $16,000 damage

The owner claims he had a minor front end accident with his 03-530ia and he says that he insisted that the entire car was be re-painted. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By rolm
Is the Auto Tranny on a 530I built by GM

Is the Auto Tranny on a 2003- 530I built by GM I know on many 3 series BMW the trannies were built by GM

Is a tranny fluid change recommened or is the tranny sealed for the life of the tranny
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-14-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 161,437
Posted By rolm
My son has been using dino oil on his 95-325 from...

My son has been using dino oil on his 95-325 from day-1 the bimmer has 180k miles and the engine runs like new, only fix on engine spark plugs, valve cover gasket, new water pump and rad hoses. Oh...
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