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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Today, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By droz3
Sound issue : there is a flap which opens and...

Sound issue : there is a flap which opens and closes in one of the 2 outlet pipe of your muffler ; when it works well then it should decrease the sound :...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By droz3
enter the last 7 digits of your vin in...

enter the last 7 digits of your vin in www.realoem.com
more than likely the previous owner wished he had bought an M
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By droz3
Don't know what the tension is but I also have to...

Don't know what the tension is but I also have to push pretty hard on the handles near the back window.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By droz3
I had the same problem, I ended up applying glue...

I had the same problem, I ended up applying glue under the vinyl (with a bent applicator) on a hot day so the vinyl was soft. After having applied the glue I installed a wedge between the closed...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-03-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By droz3
This should help : ...

This should help :

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?245961-Steering-wheel-squeak-FIXED-Writeup-w-pics
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By droz3
Audiovox mediabridge sucks, constantly losing the...

Audiovox mediabridge sucks, constantly losing the link with the phone, unit bugs a lot, can't plug a usb key without losing the bluetooth. I have the latest firmware and it sucks as much.
I am...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By droz3
When to the nearest BMW dealer when I bought my...

When to the nearest BMW dealer when I bought my X3 this summer and they printed the service history while the car was under warranty, a service guy even spent half an hour going through it with me....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By droz3
if you bought the part as new in a BMW dealership...

if you bought the part as new in a BMW dealership I guess the part is still under warranty.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-11-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By droz3
You can also use this : ...

You can also use this :
http://www.piriform.com/promo/ccleaner-100314?gclid=CMSB3qXz2sMCFSlo7AodISMAfQ
But only from the piriform website, install the free version and give a good scrub.
Very good...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-10-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By droz3
I use Firefox with the AdBlock Plus extension...

I use Firefox with the AdBlock Plus extension installed, absolutely no adds what so even.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By droz3
Those are the PN on the boxes F4-VE3-4400-H0...

Those are the PN on the boxes
F4-VE3-4400-H0 FRONT LEFT
F4-VE3-4401-H0 FRONT RIGHT
F4-BE3-2386-H0 REAR

You'll find them more easily if you skip the first 2 and last 2 digits and the -. Like...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By droz3
what brand is the box ?

what brand is the box ?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By droz3
I also have a 2001 3.0 roadster and I replaced my...

I also have a 2001 3.0 roadster and I replaced my OEM shock at 30K miles (still very good at the time) and saw a noticeable improvement in the handling when I replaced with Bilstein (and Ireland...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By droz3
10-13 amps for up to 10 hours is a lot for a...

10-13 amps for up to 10 hours is a lot for a battery.
If you use a car battery you may end up with an dead battery after a few weeks as emptying a car battery of its power reduces its life...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By droz3
Having to trickle charge a battery overnight to...

Having to trickle charge a battery overnight to make sure you can start the car in the morning shows you either have a weak battery or/and a dying alternator.
Here it is around -20 / -25 celcius...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 972
Posted By droz3
Also got the rebate email then emailed Bentley to...

Also got the rebate email then emailed Bentley to know if it applied on my $129.95 pre-order, they answered YES.

The 2 Bentley books I bought did not suck, don't think this one will.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By droz3
Spec dock fitment into a e83

Was anyone here ever able to fit a spec dock to a E83 ?

http://www.bavsound.com/images/products/SoundPlicity-Control-III-BMW-Smartphone-Bluetooth-SiriusXM-Integration-Kit-PAV5SMR3-xl.jpg
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By droz3
Did not find anything specific to X33 but here is...

Did not find anything specific to X33 but here is a video for an X5 and 323. Both accessible from the rear seats, should be similar.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMptYkzb2dU...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-09-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By droz3
or do like me and have both a Z3 and a X3.

or do like me and have both a Z3 and a X3.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By droz3
Had Michelin Pilot Sport A/S on my 2001 740, very...

Had Michelin Pilot Sport A/S on my 2001 740, very satisfied, low noise, very good performance on dry. But since rainy days were not that common in California I have trouble recalling the performance...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By droz3
Thanks for the PDF, it will be useful in the...

Thanks for the PDF, it will be useful in the future.

Hope Umnitza will send you a little gift in exchange for the use of the PDF ... wink wink
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By droz3
I have used 89 once or twice with not issues but...

I have used 89 once or twice with not issues but bought at a top tier station.
http://www.toptiergas.com/retailers.html
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By droz3
Cleaning the battery male terminal and the female...

Cleaning the battery male terminal and the female cable end is a yearly maintenance item in my opinion.
http://www.harborfreight.com/battery-terminal-cleaner-94450.html
Dirty oxidized contacts may...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-10-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By droz3
It is a close fit but if the hoops are OEM then...

It is a close fit but if the hoops are OEM then there is no problem.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,343
Posted By droz3
Just pre-ordered the book. Can't wait to read it.

Just pre-ordered the book. Can't wait to read it.
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