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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Blue Monk
Thanks for the input. If the fuel pump is...

Thanks for the input. If the fuel pump is running, will I hear a humming sound? I don't have code reader, so I guess now is the perfect time to get one.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Blue Monk
Does this sound like a bad starter

Hi all. I'm having issues with getting an 04 to turn over. It sat for 3 days and I got the sound below. I took the battery out and had it checked and charged. Put it back in and I get the same. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 97
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 38,093
Posted By Blue Monk
Haha it's yours...PM me your address.

Haha it's yours...PM me your address.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 97
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 38,093
Posted By Blue Monk
Thanks to the generosity here I've been the...

Thanks to the generosity here I've been the recipient of this pay it forward thread. I don't have any X3 parts to give away but I do want to contribute. So here it is....

A $5 Starbucks gift...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,040
Posted By Blue Monk
I found a Shell outside of Charlotte today...

I found a Shell outside of Charlotte today selling non-ethanol recreational fuel but it's only 89 octane. Why are they labeling it as recreational? What are your thoughts on trying this and will the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By Blue Monk
Wiper Fluid Slow Leak

I've got a SLOW leak but there isn't a trail showing where it could be coming from...the only thing I see is a blue residue on the pump. Could that be the cause? Btw, it still pumps so it's not...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-19-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,949
Posted By Blue Monk
Bringing back an old thread to say thanks again...

Bringing back an old thread to say thanks again for all the help. My wife and I returned from a 2 week journey from SF to LA via PCH using almost all of the recommendations in this thread. SF is...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-04-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,949
Posted By Blue Monk
Awesome thanks a lot! This definitely...

Awesome thanks a lot! This definitely helps...keep em coming

-Duh, I forgot Golden Gate...the bike ride from Fisherman's Wharf to Sausalito sounds good.
-De Young and see the de' Orsay exhibit...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-03-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,949
Posted By Blue Monk
Recommendations for San Fran trip

Hi. I'm looking for any input for those familiar with SF. My wife and I have made plans to spend a week in SF for New Years then drive Hwy 1 to LA. We have a few things in SF planned (SFMOMA,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 40,721
Posted By Blue Monk
Oh yeah! Nothing feels better than saving money!

Oh yeah! Nothing feels better than saving money!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 40,721
Posted By Blue Monk
Holy moly...I finally got it. I was nervous...

Holy moly...I finally got it. I was nervous about pressing against the glass. Having another set of hands definitely helps.

Thanks for all the help!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 40,721
Posted By Blue Monk
So far so good but I'm having trouble pushing in...

So far so good but I'm having trouble pushing in the tab and releasing the window...any suggestions
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 40,721
Posted By Blue Monk
Thanks for the help...painters tape is holding it...

Thanks for the help...painters tape is holding it up until I get the parts.

What tools are needed to fix this? My tool inventory doesn't include many auto tools
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 40,721
Posted By Blue Monk
Hey guys...my wife is out of town and heard a...

Hey guys...my wife is out of town and heard a "pop" while putting up the left rear window. It made it the rest of the way up...is there a chance that the window will drop now before I can replace...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 97
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 38,093
Posted By Blue Monk
I'll take the manuals if they're still available.

I'll take the manuals if they're still available.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By Blue Monk
What did you clean the rims with to make them...

What did you clean the rims with to make them look new again?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By Blue Monk
Yep Bi-Lo and BP have that deal going on here. I...

Yep Bi-Lo and BP have that deal going on here. I think the only restriction is the discount is good up to 20 gallons.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,509
Posted By Blue Monk
Question Which Differential Fluid?

For a MY 2004 do I use 75W140NS Synthetic Differential Fluid or 75W90 Gear Oil? I've seen both referenced--I guess it comes down to limited slip? How many quarts will I need for a front & rear...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,429
Posted By Blue Monk
Does anyone have a couple of these hook clips...

Does anyone have a couple of these hook clips lying around? The dealership had no idea what I was talking about and was unable to find them.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 108,218
Posted By Blue Monk
Unless I overlooked it here is a DIY on Replacing...

Unless I overlooked it here is a DIY on Replacing Power Steering Fluid & Cleaning MAF


http://www.linquist.net/motorsports/bmw/maf
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,272
Posted By Blue Monk
How well does Rejex work after a good cleaning?

How well does Rejex work after a good cleaning?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By Blue Monk
I tried just the refills but they were too skinny...

I tried just the refills but they were too skinny for the blade so I went with the whole package. I love these blades....The raindrops fly off immediately. Now to figure out how to fit one on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By Blue Monk
The PIAA Super Silicone Blades should solve all...

The PIAA Super Silicone Blades should solve all noise problems....and they're easy to install. One is a 20" PIA95050 and the other is 22" PIA95055
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By Blue Monk
2825LL Amber Bulb?

I'm having trouble finding the sidemarker bulb in amber. Anybody else experienced this and where did you find one--the dealership?

Thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,830
Posted By Blue Monk
Anyone looking to get rid of one, please pm me. ...

Anyone looking to get rid of one, please pm me.

Thanks
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