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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-20-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By derSpeed
Tires may rub the struts. Is the centerbore the...

Tires may rub the struts. Is the centerbore the same?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By derSpeed
I just got mine for my X3's winter wheels. I...

I just got mine for my X3's winter wheels. I used them in the winter of 2010 on my rwd Mercedes W204. They were magical in the snow on that car. I truly couldn't believe how good they were. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By derSpeed
Yes, mine is a non-sport. I know Turner...

Yes, mine is a non-sport. I know Turner Motorsports sells OE type rear springs for non-sport for $200.00 a set. Maybe they have the sport version too. I didn't look.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By derSpeed
I just bought some at Autozone as well. They...

I just bought some at Autozone as well. They have a chart that shows the life expectancy of each type of Sylvania bulb.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By derSpeed
I have had three in my hands. The only real...

I have had three in my hands. The only real issue I noticed was that some had scuff marks on the black plastic. A seller from Cali offered a nice set. A seller from New York sent me a real...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,334
Posted By derSpeed
I have a non-sport. I used Eibach springs and...

I have a non-sport. I used Eibach springs and Bilstein HD shocks and struts. The alignment is factory spec (OE) and it is perfect. 10,000 miles on the tires and there is no uneven wear.

Take a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By derSpeed
Thank you, lahiru97. The kit in the first link...

Thank you, lahiru97. The kit in the first link below looks a lot like the one I bought and it costs a lot less. I know they are OE quality too. I have seen several. Everything you need is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By derSpeed
Sorry, I didn't see this in time. I am not sure...

Sorry, I didn't see this in time. I am not sure why the Eibachs and Bils won't work on a sport. The mounting positions are no different as far as I know. If I am wrong, please advise. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By derSpeed
Deteriorated shock mounts?

Deteriorated shock mounts?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By derSpeed
Thanks. I did everything over the course of...

Thanks. I did everything over the course of several months, so I can't really recall all costs. I can assure you, all the items can be found online. :p
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By derSpeed
I got here too late. I read the original post...

I got here too late. I read the original post and immediately thought, strut mount bearing. Glad you got it worked out.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By derSpeed
Several Qs via PM: Yes, they are 255s Verde All...

Several Qs via PM:
Yes, they are 255s Verde All Seasons all around.
As of today, they have 8,000 miles and very quiet. They really make a difference in comfort.
The grille is aftermarket, but just...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By derSpeed
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By derSpeed
Go here: http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/ ...

Go here:

http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/

Find the wheel and see if the offset and size are close to what is on your X3 now.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By derSpeed
Changed wheels and a few other things.

I installed new wheels, tires, black grille and running boards in April and May of 2014. I also painted my muffler and installed new OEM exhaust tips. I am getting back into BMX racing so, I just...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-23-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,591
Posted By derSpeed
I am also considering the same cars in my list...

I am also considering the same cars in my list of possibilities. I have much experience with both brands. I can say that the Mercedes will coddle you more. The build quality is really good as...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By derSpeed
If you don't mind, what are your offsets?

If you don't mind, what are your offsets?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,488
Posted By derSpeed
Well, I did say "had" the lowest prices. They...

Well, I did say "had" the lowest prices. They were having a sale. Turner was more when I bought mine. And, ECS Tuning will never get my money again.

I had a great experience with BV, so I would...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 131,357
Posted By derSpeed
I just had the dealership replace my transfer...

I just had the dealership replace my transfer case actuator motor and valve cover yesterday. I plan to keep the car for a little while longer, so It was worth it. Plus, I have a 328i GT as a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,488
Posted By derSpeed
Not sure of the part #s. I got my Eibachs at...

Not sure of the part #s. I got my Eibachs at Tire Rack and the shocks, mounts, struts, bearings and spring pads at BV Auto. I searched and those two companies had the lowest prices.

You'll...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,243
Posted By derSpeed
That sounds good.

That sounds good.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,243
Posted By derSpeed
I'm glad you found a reputable Remus retailer. I...

I'm glad you found a reputable Remus retailer. I didn't think there were any left. I installed a Carlsson exhaust on my Mercedes W204 that I am certain was made in the same place the as the Remus...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,155
Posted By derSpeed
Do you know the offset? Thanks.

Do you know the offset?

Thanks.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-28-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 0
E83 WTB 192s
Views: 231
Posted By derSpeed
WTB 192s

I am looking for two 18x9 style 192 wheels. They are for an E83. Any cosmetic condition is okay as I am going to have them refinished. Please, no bends, structural damage or previously powder...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By derSpeed
Hey, I'm not knockin' ya. Just an FYI from...

Hey, I'm not knockin' ya. Just an FYI from expereince. :)
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