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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Own Goal
I bought a CPO 2011 335i M sport from dealer in...

I bought a CPO 2011 335i M sport from dealer in June, 38,700. Date in service 6/30/11. I shopped for a few months while in process of selling my former DD ( Porsche ). Very happy so far with all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By Own Goal
Mixed 21.2 commute, trip at 70-75 28+ total...

Mixed 21.2 commute, trip at 70-75 28+ total aggregate 25.2. 2011 335i Costco 93.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Own Goal
injectors

Rebuild? I know I have had injectors for Porsche rebuilt at Witch Hunter Inc. up in Oregon I think. Have not been on here in a few years since sold son's E46 but am strongly considering trading my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Own Goal
update. Didn't have time to tackle this so sent...

update. Didn't have time to tackle this so sent to the electrial shop down the street. "Only" a small resistor that isolated a ground wire located in rear of center console. Problem was took most of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Own Goal
Strange electrical problem:

Searched all over and have not found this one before. Son's 99 328i has a defroster fan that will not go off, fan control acts very strange. Fan speed control is not linear and jumps around when try...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
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I am sooooo glad I found this thread BEFORE I...

I am sooooo glad I found this thread BEFORE I bought that '08 X3 I was in love with. (The EX35 is wonderful.) Youngest son's first car we are fixin as he drives is also getting better weekly ('99...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,499
Posted By Own Goal
Ok, I hear and appreciate that number. Just did...

Ok, I hear and appreciate that number. Just did that one + on current project. Similar deal; German, Nickasil cyls worn out so steel sleeved, total rebuild, (yes did surface block and head) etc. I'm...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,499
Posted By Own Goal
“Big belt sander head surfacing”. I’ve seen some...

“Big belt sander head surfacing”. I’ve seen some serious shade tree stuff living this close to Mexico but that is a new one. When I was a teen worked part time in an automotive machine shop in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,499
Posted By Own Goal
Sacrilege, but here goes: why not? I’ve only...

Sacrilege, but here goes: why not? I’ve only started messing with my son’s 99 528i but have built 911 2.7, 2.0 and currently a 951 (Porsches) not to mention several small block Chevy’s in my youth....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
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Was reply to my first post on here #1090 back...

Was reply to my first post on here #1090 back about 3 pages. It was one car didn't even know existed in the class. Beware; it has a small storage, smallest of any of this class. Probably doens't rate...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
Yep, would have been nice but it's wife's car...

Yep, would have been nice but it's wife's car after all. Still get to play with my daily driver TSX (I know fwd so not near as much fun). However, soon will have my '86 modded up 951 back in service....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
Also almost bought an RDX due to this but...

Also almost bought an RDX due to this but followed advice of one of guys on here: bought '10 Infiniti EX35. No regrets, except $. Researched and Drove EVERYTHING in this class. X3 is excellent but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,314
Posted By Own Goal
Looks good to me but ditto on both ATF and Marvel...

Looks good to me but ditto on both ATF and Marvel Mystery Oil. (anyone notice how similar they appear?) As a teen many, many years ago worked part time at automotive machine shop in exchange for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
Just a tanks for this excellent sticky. About...

Just a tanks for this excellent sticky. About month ago stumbled upon this one when looking for info for my son's '99 328i. Had already decided to buy wife a '08 X3 when lease on her car ran out. You...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
Great cars Lexus makes and a couple of excellent...

Great cars Lexus makes and a couple of excellent dealers in DFW area. However, had a '04 4Runner Limited V8. Loved the car, hated the service rip off on service policy I bought. This was from local...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
That's what I was saying; WOW, more sports sedan...

That's what I was saying; WOW, more sports sedan than SUV. Liked it more than X60 and X3 actually. Short on storage and low roof back there but fast, smooth and whislte and bells glalore. Now down...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
General Update: Drove them all now. Still love...

General Update: Drove them all now. Still love the X3 but I'd have to be crazy to put wife in a known problem situation. (if momma aint happy aint no one happy!). Someone said try the Infiniti XE35....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By Own Goal
On the topic, bought son a first car; '99 328i....

On the topic, bought son a first car; '99 328i. Smells like oil when hot but no leaks on the ground. Very clean engine even when inspecting "down and around" with my dentist mirror with extension....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
I asked this in another thread but wondering if...

I asked this in another thread but wondering if these unsolved visits still get logged? So, still like to have an X3 but thinking if see list of these visits with no results I pass on that candidate...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By Own Goal
Been up in that sticky above last few days. Was...

Been up in that sticky above last few days. Was on go for an 08 AT till read that. Now I've spent past few days starting over again. If the wife would just get over this small suv deal would be soooo...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
Thanks UncleJ. Started this search after Car and...

Thanks UncleJ. Started this search after Car and Driver comp a few months back. Amazed I've never read about the trans problem there but then again that's not what they do. Got about 6 weeks till...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
Thanks Dave. I guess Acura is the defalut since...

Thanks Dave. I guess Acura is the defalut since have had such good luck and service with my 06 TSX and one son's 02 RSX. Same goes for my brother that has had 4 now. Just don't seem to have big...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 348,837
Posted By Own Goal
My very first post and it's to say THANK YOU to...

My very first post and it's to say THANK YOU to all you long suffering guys. I spend most my blog time over on Rennlist (dirty word these parts??) and only came over here a few days ago since bought...
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