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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By jman103099
From what I've read on this forum and the one for...

From what I've read on this forum and the one for the last X3 (e83), sounds like you have a problem with the transfer case.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By jman103099
These cars run hot. My 2011 328i - hood is...

These cars run hot.

My 2011 328i - hood is very hot to the touch after driving, especailly low speeds (less air to cool).

Dont forget, in 2010 they no longer had the hood pad insulation...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-24-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,460
Posted By jman103099
My wife's e90 (May 2010 build) and my X3...

My wife's e90 (May 2010 build) and my X3 (September 2011 build) are on the original batteries. In the winter I hook them up to a battery tender once or twice a month to keep the charge up (shorter...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-26-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By jman103099
I had this last week... went to Autozone and they...

I had this last week... went to Autozone and they pulled the code. Something with a memory function. A day later and the light was gone.

Lots of people talk about how batteries can contribute...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By jman103099
When I was looking at convertibles last year,...

When I was looking at convertibles last year, every single one was priced above KBB. In fact, I paid about 3k higher than book. Why? Well, my car was well maintained, single owner, manual tranny,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-18-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By jman103099
Ok, further research because I will probably come...

Ok, further research because I will probably come back to this a year from now when it comes time to replace...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=880319
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-18-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By jman103099
Wow, so I watched that video. I knew there was...

Wow, so I watched that video. I knew there was one under the box under the hood. I had NO IDEA about the one that's up on top of the glove box?!

I think one is for the outside air (under the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By jman103099
Have you called EAG (Enthusiast Auto Group) yet? ...

Have you called EAG (Enthusiast Auto Group) yet? I'm sure they'd be able to tell you if they could find something like this, if they've ever come across one, etc. That's where I'd start my search. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By jman103099
Don't let it scare you that much. My wife drives...

Don't let it scare you that much. My wife drives the e90 (hers is an 11, but has a May 2010 build date, so careful there too) and yes, the stereo isnt as good as my e46 with H/K (Harmon Kardon), but...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-08-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By jman103099
Novus worked great on the wood trim in my e46. I...

Novus worked great on the wood trim in my e46. I actually had a large "gouge" (?) that I wet sanded and then polished with the 3 step Novus. Worked wonders.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By jman103099
Added picture...

Added picture...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By jman103099
I looked for an e46 convertible for a while and a...

I looked for an e46 convertible for a while and a lot of them were 3-5 owner cars (which I didnt want). Many of them were beat up and improperly repaired. My search was more difficult because I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-04-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By jman103099
I couldn't believe it when I needed new tires at...

I couldn't believe it when I needed new tires at 24k miles. My previous generation X3 got over 40k miles out of each set. The dealer said the've seen replacement around 20k is common on these X3s. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By jman103099
I used the plastic polish on my X3's screen! ...

I used the plastic polish on my X3's screen! Same stuff outlined in the link above. I took pictures and everything because I intended to post it on the F25 fourm... I actually wet sanded a section...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By jman103099
There were lots of posts in the e83 X3 forums...

There were lots of posts in the e83 X3 forums about this... replace all four at the same time. It seems like size mis-match can do some serious damage to the X-drive (transfer case especially if I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By jman103099
What's the cost on that? DIY or dealer?

What's the cost on that? DIY or dealer?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By jman103099
I went back-and-forth between buying the RaggTopp...

I went back-and-forth between buying the RaggTopp product and the 303 product (flip a coin, they're both good). I ended up buying the 303 cleaner and protectant. My top was very clean, but I was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,935
Posted By jman103099
So my e90 doesn't come up on BMW's site as being...

So my e90 doesn't come up on BMW's site as being recalled (yet).

HOWEVER - My e46 was recalled in 2015 for the drivers side airbag and parts still aren't available. It's been almost a year.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-08-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By jman103099
This is the same place I put my sticky felt. Two...

This is the same place I put my sticky felt. Two years ago I put it across the black strip that runs the width of the sunroof; it helped, but didnt solve the issue. This year I put it where Dr....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-16-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By jman103099
Search (the f25 X3 forum specifically). ...

Search (the f25 X3 forum specifically).

Lots of people have similar problems. How many days is it sitting without being driven?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-09-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By jman103099
Yep. By the way, my NEW steering rack still has...

Yep. By the way, my NEW steering rack still has that issue 1 out of 10 times instead of 1 out of maybe 4 or 5. If you search more you'll find that others have had their racks replaced only for the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,384
Posted By jman103099
LOL my first thought as well! :rofl:

LOL my first thought as well! :rofl:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-06-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,951
Posted By jman103099
Awesome! I want to do a fluid change in...

Awesome!

I want to do a fluid change in mine, but haven't had time to get under the car, remove the shields and look... is there definitely a drain plug and a separate fill plug? I'm planning...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-31-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,603
Posted By jman103099
1. Never. 2. 6 (non-turbo). I actually...

1. Never.
2. 6 (non-turbo).

I actually thought I responded to this thread last week, but I guess not. I don't know in my 15+ years of driving that I've put the pedal to the floor for 5...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By jman103099
This made my day. :rofl:

This made my day. :rofl:
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