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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 71,405
Posted By sixspeedz
About to hit 175k... Aside from a dead sunroof...

About to hit 175k... Aside from a dead sunroof (the mod got me another 6 months before it crapped out totally) and some oil burning (this engine is notorious for it) no major issues, just regular...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By sixspeedz
Remus ;) ...

Remus ;)

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=714451
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 05-09-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By sixspeedz
Jake does all the work on our '04 X3 and '01 M3....

Jake does all the work on our '04 X3 and '01 M3. From maintenance to mods.

Jake's Car Care
639 Eagle Rock Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 251-2521
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 05-09-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,621
Posted By sixspeedz
Those X3 meets looked pretty cool... ;) ...

Those X3 meets looked pretty cool... ;)

Maybe I'll try to pop in one of these upcoming dates.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,052
Posted By sixspeedz
yeah, well you're on coilovers! @ 165k miles i...

yeah, well you're on coilovers! @ 165k miles i can't justify that one.

decided to just go with H&R/Billys but concerned about this potential camber issue.

And looking good BTW ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By sixspeedz
also, have read removing the oil filter housing...

also, have read removing the oil filter housing will make the install easier.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By sixspeedz
just ordered cold climate kit myself as I my oil...

just ordered cold climate kit myself as I my oil started mysteriously disappearing!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,382
Posted By sixspeedz
Good looking ride ;)

Good looking ride ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,052
Posted By sixspeedz
Finally about to bite the bullet on this...

Finally about to bite the bullet on this suspension upgrade, but wondering if anyone else ever had similar issues with alignment specs or if the OP ever figured his out?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,438
Posted By sixspeedz
there were no specific directions for putting it...

there were no specific directions for putting it here, i just ran it through once i had the dash opened following the other directions.

works great.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-20-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By sixspeedz
No worries, it's the 19's that you are prob...

No worries, it's the 19's that you are prob thinking of (in the sig pic) and I just got those back on for the season. Already replaced the 17" too with a refinished wheel for $120, looks like new!
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By sixspeedz
I do clean the car (wheels included) weekly.....

I do clean the car (wheels included) weekly.. never had anything baked on like this before though! the reddish color also threw me off.

I use the armorall wheel protectant spray sometimes as well,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By sixspeedz
ok, i was mistaken... :tsk: just some...

ok, i was mistaken... :tsk:

just some heavily caked on road scum like, i test cleaned a spot 3 times before i could get enough off to realize it was removable.

looks like i should be using...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By sixspeedz
I'm wondering if this will cut the rust though,...

I'm wondering if this will cut the rust though, or if i need something like a compound? I'll post a pic later today, maybe someone has gone through this before...

really don't want to have to get...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By sixspeedz
Rust/Corrosion on OEM alloy rims

Noticed some rusty color poking through the OEM rims i keep on in the winter, style 112's.

Anyone ever deal with this, and what's the best method of removing/polishing this finish without harming...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,916
Posted By sixspeedz
I'm at 146k and want 250k out of it (since i...

I'm at 146k and want 250k out of it (since i drive 30k a year, i don't see why not).... but have of course thought much about this. I really wish we could get the M135i hatchback here, I'm not sure...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,532
Posted By sixspeedz
this is a beautiful ride....

this is a beautiful ride....
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By sixspeedz
Putting the summers on...

Today i made it the official first day of my summer, with a much needed home handwash/wax and tossing on the summer rim/tire setup:thumbup:

While i would have waited another week or 2 as i wanted...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By sixspeedz
I threw a lean code a month ago so we smoked it.....

I threw a lean code a month ago so we smoked it.. DISA O-Ring gasket was the culprit, which is NOT replaceable per BMW of course...

THIS GUY...
Forum: Performance 02-27-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By sixspeedz
ha, and still sounding great! ...

ha, and still sounding great!

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=714451

thanks again...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By sixspeedz
Winter boots

With the first snowfall this morning (nothing accumulating), glad I got these swapped yesterday. Don't miss the 19" ride for a bit either lol.

Some barely used Goodyear ultra grip for $20 a piece...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,358
Posted By sixspeedz
X3 Exhaust Systems

Remus


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Forum: NY / NJ / CT 10-06-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,863
Posted By sixspeedz
damn...hope you kept the e30 at home! ...

damn...hope you kept the e30 at home!

http://newjersey.news12.com/news/police-issue-more-than-100-summonses-to-bikers-in-bergen-county-1.6199459
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By sixspeedz
Just got a 2007 X3 Crimson Red

Definitely let us know, i've felt the 1 to 2 shift has been rougher than it needs to be since I got the car. Would be gear if there was a fix of sorts.


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By sixspeedz
looking good!

looking good!
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