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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,213
Posted By wbrproductions
Thumbs up Fantastic how-to, thanks for posting. I <3...

Fantastic how-to, thanks for posting.

I <3 Bimmerfest, what a great site!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
OK, after following the steps that projects...

OK, after following the steps that projects outlined, I was able to start the car today. Had to use a bit of starting fluid to get it going the first time, but it started relatively quickly after...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,684
Posted By wbrproductions
Projects, thanks for all your help in this and my...

Projects, thanks for all your help in this and my related thread. I built the banjo tool, walked thru your steps, and must have un-stuck the vanos, as (after using 2 squirts of starting fluid) I was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
Apologies, pictures should be viewable now after...

Apologies, pictures should be viewable now after moving them to flickr...

Projects - Thanks again.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
OK, after some screwing around at the junkyard,...

OK, after some screwing around at the junkyard, I've manufactured the tool in the pic below. Projects, just want to verify that I shouldn't go above 30 PSI, and I need to engage both the intake and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
Projects, I did the compression check and...

Projects, I did the compression check and confirmed the weird results: all were between 60 and 120 psi, which I assume is way to low. Is this the fitting I need to unhook then blow air into (pic...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
Projects -- thank you, will work through the...

Projects -- thank you, will work through the steps you posted. Much appreciated.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
Well I've repaired the DISA, removed and checked...

Well I've repaired the DISA, removed and checked the intake boot (looks like it's already been replaced once), cleaned the ICV, replaced the plugs, replaced the battery (was in need of replacement)...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
Supercourse -- apologies if this is covered...

Supercourse -- apologies if this is covered elsewhere. How do I eyeball the coil packs? I have no idea where they're located.

Thanks again.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,422
Posted By wbrproductions
Hello -- Have a related question, or maybe...

Hello --

Have a related question, or maybe another example of this, from another thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6392739). My 2004 X3 3.0 won't start, and my current...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
Follow up on this. I've completed the removal and...

Follow up on this. I've completed the removal and inspection of the intake boot. It's intact and doesn't look like it's leaking, but I'm going to replace it anyway given its age and the low cost vs....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
Supercourse -- thanks much. I've got new plugs...

Supercourse -- thanks much. I've got new plugs ready to install, and will take a close look at the intake boot while doing that.

That would explain the motor suddenly dying in mid-start. Had the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By wbrproductions
2004 X3 won't start

Howdy,

Looks like this has happened a few times today. My X3 won't start, symptoms as follows:

A few days ago, tried to start it up. turned over, almost fired, then died
Motor turns over...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By wbrproductions
Great, will do all of the above. Really...

Great, will do all of the above. Really appreciate the suggestions.

:thumbup:

Thanks,
wbrproductions
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By wbrproductions
X3emist - thanks. Did try the Spot bot a few...

X3emist - thanks. Did try the Spot bot a few times, but found this off your suggestion: http://www.cleartheair.com/english/car_odors.html

Worth a shot, for the price.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,552
Posted By wbrproductions
Removing front carpeting from an X3

Hello,

Apologies if this question has been posted before. I had an unfortunate event involving feral cats, my garage, and my shoes, such that there's a hideous cat pee aroma in my X3 whenever it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,266
Posted By wbrproductions
Great tip, thanks much. Just had my seat...

Great tip, thanks much. Just had my seat disconnected (and the lower seat belt bolt removed) to pull the driver's seat out. Suspect that the connector just isn't tight enough, but if I have to mess...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,083
Posted By wbrproductions
Howdy - Not sure if this thread is still...

Howdy -

Not sure if this thread is still being tracked, but will give it a shot. I recently acquired a 2004 X3 from a non-BMW dealer, so they had no information about how the car was equipped,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,781
Posted By wbrproductions
Question AUX / Sat input and

Thanks dicor, appreciate your reply.

Let me back up a bit... I bought the car from a used car dealership, and it did not come with any of the original manuals. So, if there is a AUX mode on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,781
Posted By wbrproductions
I just bought an 04 X3, and it came with Sirius...

I just bought an 04 X3, and it came with Sirius sat radio. I've been unable to figure out how to receive the transmission from this device. Just confirming that tuning the radio to 88.1 is likely how...
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