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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Gee3
Have you swapped out your coolant expansion tank...

Have you swapped out your coolant expansion tank yet? Since it's plastic it will fail. One tell tale sign are white lines going down the sides of the tank. That's dried coolant residue that leaked...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By Gee3
This might help:...

This might help: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=517819

I had a mysterious water leak recently too. I thought it was the lower radiator hose but it turned out to be a bad or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Gee3
Try this: ...

Try this:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=517819
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Gee3
Thanks all!! I may try the BKR6EIX since I...

Thanks all!!

I may try the BKR6EIX since I have the '04. From the thread that sixspeedz posted it looks like the LFR6AIX-11's are for '07-up.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Gee3
Question Can I use single electrode spark plugs for the x3?

I have a 2004 X3 and am looking at replacing my spark plugs again. So i was wondering if it was possible to use single electrode spark plugs instead of the quad electrode oem style plugs?

If...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Gee3
I have a homemade internal rack and have fit both...

I have a homemade internal rack and have fit both a mtb and road bike inside. The only thing I had to do was lower or remove the seat since it didn't clear the roof.

So if you want to be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 107,892
Posted By Gee3
Is there a repair manual for the E83 X3 models? ...

Is there a repair manual for the E83 X3 models? I have a 2004 so anything around that year would be helpful.

Or is there a .pdf somewhere on the net I can download?

Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Gee3
Wow! Is it supposed to do that with the windows...

Wow! Is it supposed to do that with the windows when the battery dies?

Like you said it would have sucked had it been raining!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Gee3
I had a similar issue after I replaced the...

I had a similar issue after I replaced the radiator that had a hole in the fins.

I thought it was the expansion tank but it turned out to be the transmission thermostat that connects to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,748
Posted By Gee3
I've run the Fram filter with the foam on it for...

I've run the Fram filter with the foam on it for some time and no issues. The end near the radiator gets chewed up but that's because it's hard to maneuver the air filter box cover when it's...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,693
Posted By Gee3
Check out Step 9 in the thread below: ...

Check out Step 9 in the thread below:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=517819

Step 5 shows you how to remove the serpentine belts. I recommend removing the radiator fan first...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,727
Posted By Gee3
You'll need a pump to, one, remove the old fluid,...

You'll need a pump to, one, remove the old fluid, and two, to pump in the fresh fluid. Any auto store should have them. I have a 2004 X3 and I only had one plug as well. The front, on the other...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,166
Posted By Gee3
You guys rock! I just replaced the belts and it...

You guys rock! I just replaced the belts and it was really easy! Definitely removing the fan assembly made all the difference in terms of space to work. Then pop off the covers on the pulley wheel...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,166
Posted By Gee3
Thanks for the replies! Yeah, I believe...

Thanks for the replies!

Yeah, I believe you're right! So that just made my install much easier! Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,166
Posted By Gee3
In step 5 did you just put the 45 Torx in the AC...

In step 5 did you just put the 45 Torx in the AC pulley and pull to the right to "loosen" the pulley? I ask because I was watching the serpentine belt replacement on the BavAuto website and they...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Gee3
The rubberish(?) covering on my center console...

The rubberish(?) covering on my center console was coming off around the cup holder and where my kid was rubbing her shoe on the back by the cig lighter thing and BMW replaced it under warranty. So...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 12-05-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 16,265
Posted By Gee3
As a father of two kids, an owner of an X3 and my...

As a father of two kids, an owner of an X3 and my [very limited] club race days long gone... please sign me up!

Thanks!
Gary
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,402
Posted By Gee3
Thumbs up Quick question... So for vertical adjustment...

Quick question...

So for vertical adjustment (facing the front of the car) if you turn the adjuster to the right will it move the headlights up or down?

For the horizontal adjustment which way...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By Gee3
Put it in Sport and mash the gas. Then put it in...

Put it in Sport and mash the gas. Then put it in regular mode and mash the gas. Like kurnk said, it'll rev higher before it shifts to the next gear. But for regular easy street driving you won't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2004, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,388
Posted By Gee3
I feel the same way sometimes about my X3 as...

I feel the same way sometimes about my X3 as well. Sometimes I look at it and it just doesn't look right like it's missing something. I think it's because I like the bulkier and (for lack of a...
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