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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 212,185
Posted By rolm
For the rest of us where the cars are still...

For the rest of us where the cars are still working a proactive move would be to remove the unit from the transfer case and only dismantle the motor part and them simply grease the plastic gear and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By rolm
WE us e the X3 an average of 10kms per year, Now...

WE us e the X3 an average of 10kms per year, Now that I will be changing the oil I will be doing it twice a year Jan. and Aug. every year. If I left to the BMW oil indicator that would come on every...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By rolm
Thank-you I always wondered what the other...

Thank-you I always wondered what the other readings were. I just thought it was a screwed-up odometer. I hate when things make one look stupid oh well I was just a C-student in school and still doing...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By rolm
Hey Guys after reseting the oil light, way of checking how many kms driven

Hey Guys after reseting the oil light is there a way of checking how many kms/miles you have driven since the reset. Thanks
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,456
Posted By rolm
I also live in Toronto and I will be doing my 1st...

I also live in Toronto and I will be doing my 1st oil change, I do not mine paying the dealer price but when you add the F'ing GST I am looking at $200. I will use Mobile one and a name brand...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By rolm
Any recommendations on the type of oil or should...

Any recommendations on the type of oil or should I just buy from the dealer.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By rolm
Want to change oil, what re-set tool needed

Want to change oil, what re-set tool needed, 2010 X3 2.8

Now that the warranty is over I would like to change my oil

Questions 2010 X3 2.8

1) What reset tool will I need

2) What oil...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,376
Posted By rolm
Was it a direct bolt-in or were mods needed

Was it a direct bolt-in or were mods needed
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,376
Posted By rolm
Hats off to you it looks great

Hats off to you it looks great
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By rolm
Thank you. You guys were great with the answers....

Thank you. You guys were great with the answers. When I go out to wine and cheese parties and if this topic comes up I will be well versed. I wonder if I had asked this question on a Chevy site what...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By rolm
Need Smart person to Answer This

This I do not understand. When a technician mounts a tire on a rim and inflates the tire to 32 lbs and then mounts the tire on a car and place the weight of the car on the tire. Why is the tire...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,289
Posted By rolm
Here in Ontario no one is authorized to turn-off...

Here in Ontario no one is authorized to turn-off any safety features mandated by the manufacturer or Province. I would leave them on it has been proven that the lights are seen faster by the eye then...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 212,185
Posted By rolm
If the fix works and in my view from what I have...

If the fix works and in my view from what I have read it would work. I suggest any handy guys out there with o6 or 07 X3 with over 80k miles may want to do this fix. Much better to try the fix on a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,376
Posted By rolm
I had leather conditioner from when I bought my...

I had leather conditioner from when I bought my leather coat as per the instructions on the bottle I wiped the steering wheel with a soft cloth soaked in warm water, dried the wheel and then I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,142
Posted By rolm
Thank-you for the links This is truly a great...

Thank-you for the links This is truly a great site.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-29-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,376
Posted By rolm
Thanks for the feed-back I will google what Lexol...

Thanks for the feed-back I will google what Lexol is and where to buy in the Toronto area. As I said this is the 1st I have had an issue with a steering wheel. I am currently wearing cloves and that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-29-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,142
Posted By rolm
How Does AWD system Work on our X3

Just curious how does the AWD system work on our X3 as an example on a Infiniti G37 Coupe once the traction is no longer need at speed the front wheel drive disconnects and the rear wheels do all the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,376
Posted By rolm
I may be mistaken on the leather vs vinyl I have...

I may be mistaken on the leather vs vinyl I have driven many Cadillac's and their steering wheels where real leather and they were perfectly moulted. If the X3 steering wheel is leather as bmw...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,376
Posted By rolm
Hate the Steering Wheel on my 2010 X3

I Hate the Steering Wheel on my 2010 X3. It must be the way I am holding the steering wheel it seems the stitching is burning the inside of my thumbs. I did take it back to the dealer and they said...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 212,185
Posted By rolm
Great piece thank-you. I hate when manufacturers...

Great piece thank-you. I hate when manufacturers use plastic everywhere it seems we pay for the short-comings and pay a lot of cash and go through the hassle or repairing vs installing steel gears...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,900
Posted By rolm
Ok you guys scared the pants off me I also told...

Ok you guys scared the pants off me I also told the wife that we would be looking at an 04 BMW with over 200k kms she freaked out, you know the way wife's freak out. So guys I am passing on the 545i....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,900
Posted By rolm
You guys are scaring the hell out of me. So why...

You guys are scaring the hell out of me. So why do people spend so much cash buying bimmers if they are so troublesome. I hope my 2010 X3 is more dependable or I may get rid of it as soon as the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,900
Posted By rolm
Thank-you for your input it was very helpful, I...

Thank-you for your input it was very helpful, I am retired so I drive around 8K miles per year so I would not be clocking a lot of miles per year. I will have it inspected at a BMW shop (not dealer)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,225
Posted By rolm
I have never bought any extended warranty on...

I have never bought any extended warranty on anything and I have never regret it. All extended warranties are a waste of money. Period.


There was an episode of the Simpsons to prove that homer...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,900
Posted By rolm
Would you buy a 04-545i with 160k Miles ( 200k kms) I will be looking at an 04-545i w

Would you buy a 04-545i with 160k Miles ( 200k kms) I will be looking at an 04-545i with 160KM this Saturday. I have my reservations because of the high miles. What should I look for and what are...
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