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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,887
Posted By nrigroom
Can someone please help me with the following... ...

Can someone please help me with the following...

I removed both right door panels on my '04 X3 to detect a vapor barrier water leak problem. When I put the panels back, I found that the door...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,887
Posted By nrigroom
Hi

Sorry, duplicate message (below).
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,309
Posted By nrigroom
The rear window kits come not only with all the...

The rear window kits come not only with all the required holders, a removal tool, but a storage bag as well. Guranteed. As I mentioned in my previous post, I just put them up over the Memorial Day...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,309
Posted By nrigroom
I just got the ones for the rear passenger side...

I just got the ones for the rear passenger side windows and what a difference they made over the hot Memorial Day weekend! I am going to order the pair for the small rear side windows as well. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,309
Posted By nrigroom
Thanks again adc. I know you didn't get the...

Thanks again adc. I know you didn't get the shade for the large rear window, but I wonder how night time visibility would be if I had it...does anyone have this? I am concerned about others'...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,309
Posted By nrigroom
adc - Nice post. I've been thinking of getting...

adc - Nice post. I've been thinking of getting these for a couple of years now, this summer I am about to finally give in to the temptation. I could get cheaper tint films installed, but I don't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By nrigroom
TIS diagram shows no additional sensors just for...

TIS diagram shows no additional sensors just for rear door airbags. Realoem.com shows there is a unique control unit for the truck - it is independent of whether or not you have rear door airbags. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By nrigroom
murderland, thanks for your response and the...

murderland, thanks for your response and the instructions. I guess I am unclear from your response whether a retrofit will work. The control unit you are referring to...is this an additional airbag...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By nrigroom
E83 Rear Door Airbag Retrofit

I want to add rear door airbags (aka rear side airbags) to my '04 X3. From realoem.com, looks like the part numbers are 72123427987 and 72123427988. Does anyone know if a retrofit for these airbags...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,691
Posted By nrigroom
ALL three areas (oil filter housing gasket, VCG,...

ALL three areas (oil filter housing gasket, VCG, and pan gasket) were/are leaking on my '04 X3.

First, regarding the dealership: in my experience, (a) they do NOT quote you work you do not need,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,157
Posted By nrigroom
I have the same problem on my '04 X3. No sign of...

I have the same problem on my '04 X3. No sign of fluid anywhere, the headlight washer just won't work. So it's either a bad pump, or likely a significant obstruction in the line BEFORE it tees off....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,739
Posted By nrigroom
On occasion, my overhead passenger airbag light...

On occasion, my overhead passenger airbag light does not go off as it should even when a heavy enough person is sitting next to me. Sometimes, when they move around a bit in thir seat, the light...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,974
Posted By nrigroom
Well, I not am suggesting to anyone to use one...

Well, I not am suggesting to anyone to use one product or another, nor am I dissuading anyone from using Redline in particular. When I said your post if of no use, I was only referring to this post...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,974
Posted By nrigroom
Thanks for your recommendation, but no thanks. ...

Thanks for your recommendation, but no thanks. My truck at 123,000 miles has only visited the dealership for alignment - nothing else. I am a DIY. Your previous post is of no use to this group. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,974
Posted By nrigroom
True, but neither Castrol 75w-90 GL-5 nor Redline...

True, but neither Castrol 75w-90 GL-5 nor Redline are on the TIS list. I picked Castrol SAF-XO as an example since you referred to a Castrol product.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,010
Posted By nrigroom
My hunch is that providing the driver with an...

My hunch is that providing the driver with an adjustment override capability like this would be illegal in the US - halogen or xenon or any other light.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,010
Posted By nrigroom
kenza - I am assuming you have a non US version? ...

kenza - I am assuming you have a non US version? When do you typically use the vertical aim control wheel?
On my upgrade timeline - probably in a couple of months - gathering the needed info and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,010
Posted By nrigroom
kenza - I don't - like I said, I don't have the...

kenza - I don't - like I said, I don't have the wheel you are referring to. The only way to do it on my car would be mechanically at the headlight itself, but I've never had a need to do it, so...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,974
Posted By nrigroom
It is obviously an individual choice, and the...

It is obviously an individual choice, and the differences between the products may be splitting hairs and incosequential to the diff. But it doesn't hurt to dig up a bit and understand the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,010
Posted By nrigroom
US models have no such switch to my knowledge.

US models have no such switch to my knowledge.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,010
Posted By nrigroom
kenza, thanks but I think we are talking about...

kenza, thanks but I think we are talking about two different things here: adaptive vs. self-leveling. The kit already comes with level sensors, and the light module needs to be replaced to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,974
Posted By nrigroom
OK, I think I made some progress on the oil...

OK, I think I made some progress on the oil front. According to TIS, correct PN for Diff Oil is 83229407768, not the one I posted earlier. Although this oil only comes in a 55 liter drum from BMW,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,010
Posted By nrigroom
Xenon will likely be my next upgrade. I want to...

Xenon will likely be my next upgrade. I want to use 100% Genuine BMW Parts. Iposted a similar post on another related X3 thread, but was pointed to this thread thankfully because this is where the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,974
Posted By nrigroom
The transfer case fluid comes in a 1 Liter bottle...

The transfer case fluid comes in a 1 Liter bottle at the dealer - I paid about $30 for it. It is a simple procedure.

On the diffs, I wonder which oil VodkaG used. He didn't mention it in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,974
Posted By nrigroom
Some versions only have one plug - this is well...

Some versions only have one plug - this is well documented in TIS 0011259, along with the necessary procedure required. If it does not have the Lifetime sticker on it, it is not meant to be such.
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