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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,072
Posted By Wallace X3
The open differentials take Castrol SAF-XO. It...

The open differentials take Castrol SAF-XO. It may be purchased from many if not most BMW dealers in bulk if you supply an appropriate clean container for about $23/liter. I found some 3L plastic...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Wallace X3
Uneven transfer of friction material from the pad...

Uneven transfer of friction material from the pad to the rotor is more likely creating variances in the friction coefficient than a warped rotor. Cleaning the rotor surface (or mechanical...
Forum: The MINI Board 03-09-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,074
Posted By Wallace X3
OEM or aftermarket performance parts? There's...

OEM or aftermarket performance parts? There's lots if choices. In no particular order...

Mini Mania, Moss Motors, Turner Motorsports, Alta Mini Performance, Madness Motorworks, Out Motoring, Way...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,224
Posted By Wallace X3
2006 X3 3.0 sport package 5 speed auto with 18"...

2006 X3 3.0 sport package 5 speed auto with 18" Pirelli Scorpions. Averages 19.3 mpg over 65,000 miles.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By Wallace X3
From memory... if the key memory feature is...

From memory... if the key memory feature is enabled, then the seat and mirror settings are set to the key that last locked the vechicle. So, make the settings you want to the seat and mirrors and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 61,028
Posted By Wallace X3
2006 X3 3.0 Sport picked up at the end of 2006 -...

2006 X3 3.0 Sport picked up at the end of 2006 - about 65,500 miles now and 19.3 mpg over the life of the vehicle.

www.fuelly.com stats in image below...
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,744
Posted By Wallace X3
25 Nm (18.4 ft-lb) is the correct torque for both...

25 Nm (18.4 ft-lb) is the correct torque for both the Oil Drain Plug and Oil Filter Cap.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,528
Posted By Wallace X3
Comparable Torque Specs

I've been looking for the same brake compenent torque specs. The guide bolts and rotor bolts should be the same values as on the R53 MINI (our other car, "Gromit") as published in the Bentley manual....
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