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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,295
Posted By PSUEng
I had the triad due to steering angle sensor...

I had the triad due to steering angle sensor failure. Take it to a proper shop that can diagnose the problem. My shop charged me $550 or so dollars to do the job.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By PSUEng
The vapor barrier has separated from the door...

The vapor barrier has separated from the door panel. Remove interior panel, find the separation and re-seal with new butyl. Common problem as state earlier. Maybe there is a maintenance schedule...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,338
Posted By PSUEng
Keep $5k in the bank for repairs. I put at least...

Keep $5k in the bank for repairs. I put at least that into my 2007 from 2013 when the warranty expired (it had CPO warranty and I had things repaired under that with $50 deductible), and finally...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-09-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By PSUEng
FS: RAD Wheel Locks M14 x 1.5 32mm Cone - No Longer Available

FS: RAD Wheel Locks M14 x 1.5 32mm Cone (http://www.panjo.com/buy/fs-rad-wheel-locks-m14-x-1-5-32mm-cone-296230?utm_source=bimmerfest&utm_medium=bbcode&utm_campaign=auto_thread&utm_content=title)
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By PSUEng
At least in 2007 the cargo cover was an extra...

At least in 2007 the cargo cover was an extra cost option: $150. Try getbmwparts.com for all of those items.
Forum: Parting Out 05-04-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By PSUEng
FS: RAD Wheel Locks M14x1.5 32mm

FS is a complete set of RAD wheel locks, RAD item number 2262. These are German made, high quality and not very common. Complete set includes 4 bolts, key, case, instruction manual and key code tag...
Forum: Interior 05-01-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By PSUEng
FS: E83 X3 All Weather Floor Mats Front/Rear

OEM all weather floor mat set, like new condition. Black color.

$75 shipped OBO, or pickup in central KY (PM for details).
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-29-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By PSUEng
Open to offers as well.

Open to offers as well.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,482
Posted By PSUEng
I love how I get all this bashing. I own an...

I love how I get all this bashing. I own an M3!!! Sheesh. The OP asked people about reliability. I own a non-reliable X3 that has parts fail that in my opinion should not at the mileage they did....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,482
Posted By PSUEng
I have a hard time believing that. Most of my...

I have a hard time believing that. Most of my problems are design issues or parts quality problems also common to other E9X vehicles with N52 engine and Xdrive. As well, my indy shop sees those...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,482
Posted By PSUEng
I disagree. I have an excellent indy mechanic I...

I disagree. I have an excellent indy mechanic I do a lot of the work on this car myself, as well as my E46 M3.

We purchased our 2007 in 2010 with 40,000 miles. We currently have 104,000. In...
Forum: Parting Out 04-27-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By PSUEng
FS: E83 X3 Euro Headlight Switch

I have for sale a used Euro headlight switch P/N: 61313420276. I used it in my 2007 with xenon lamps and rain sensor. These are hard to find now if not impossible. Excellent condition, perfect...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-27-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By PSUEng
FS: E83 X3 Euro Headlight Switch

I have for sale a used Euro headlight switch P/N: 61313420276. I used it in my 2007 with xenon lamps and rain sensor. These are hard to find now if not impossible. Excellent condition, perfect...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By PSUEng
OP--I just had this EXACT same leak in my 07. ...

OP--I just had this EXACT same leak in my 07.

My indy shop replaced the aluminum oil pan bolts with a brand new set and the leak stopped. $100. My shop told me they've done this fix on N52...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By PSUEng
Sorry just realized I posted this in the wrong...

Sorry just realized I posted this in the wrong forum. Mods please move as appropriate.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By PSUEng
FS: New Pair of Lemforder RTAB

I have a pair of brand new, never used Lemforder RTABs for sale. These are for E46 and E83 fitment and possibly others.

PN: 33326770817

NOTE: For some reason the rubber on the parts is marked...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,138
Posted By PSUEng
If anyone else installs the Hudson's I'd like to...

If anyone else installs the Hudson's I'd like to hear their thoughts on the ride height.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,403
Posted By PSUEng
Thanks for posting this. I bit the bullet and...

Thanks for posting this. I bit the bullet and paid my indy shop about $450 to replace both gaskets. This N52 engine has so many strong points, but you can count on every gasket failing.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,905
Posted By PSUEng
OEM or you don't know what you're getting. I...

OEM or you don't know what you're getting. I went OEM pads/rotors when I did my front brakes, and have had zero problems.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By PSUEng
I never replaced the Hudsons with the OEM parts. ...

I never replaced the Hudsons with the OEM parts. I have spent so much money on this car in repairs, I can't bear to spend another $300 on the springs, to then have these Hudsons sitting around. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By PSUEng
I just put a complete VALVE COVER assembly in my...

I just put a complete VALVE COVER assembly in my 2007 at 90k miles. I had the gasket replaced around 45k. This car has been the WORST quality vehicle I've owned in terms of repairs. Drives great,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 64,411
Posted By PSUEng
For my 2007, I bought in 2010 with 40k miles,...

For my 2007, I bought in 2010 with 40k miles, I've had the following:

Valve cover gasket under warranty @45k miles
Complete VALVE COVER assy @89k miles--$752
Oil cooler housing gaskets--both of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By PSUEng
Sounds like what happened my mine went in my...

Sounds like what happened my mine went in my 2007. Replace the thermostat "while their in there" since the pump has to come out to do the thermostat. I paid my indy shop $1000 to do both.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By PSUEng
Yes. I'm saying that because on my 2007, I have...

Yes. I'm saying that because on my 2007, I have a similar structure that I have used as a jack point.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,432
Posted By PSUEng
BA is generally pretty good in my experience,...

BA is generally pretty good in my experience, just slightly high on price.
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