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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By stangmatt66
Thank you, everyone, for your responses! ...

Thank you, everyone, for your responses!

After another week of researching tires, I ended up going with Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Positions. Discount Tire had them for $160 each with $70 back...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-14-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By stangmatt66
Thanks EffinNewGuy for the awesome write up. ...

Thanks EffinNewGuy for the awesome write up.

I'm ideally looking for new tires that balance handling, price, and wear. The X3 M Sport is sporty, but let's face it, at 4300lbs, it's no sports car....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-13-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By stangmatt66
Replacement tires for 2011 xDrive35i M Sport

My 2011 X3 xDrive35i M Sport is currently wearing OEM Pirelli P Zero Run Flats (Front: 245/45R19 98Y / Rear: 275/40R19 101Y) installed when I bought it CPO, and the fronts are toast after 12k miles. ...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 06-26-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,764
Posted By stangmatt66
FS: OEM BMW SIRIUS Radio Receiver Part # 65120416377

Hi guys, I just listed the SIRIUS receiver from my lease-returned X3. BMW Part # 65120416377.

The eBay auction is here:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230352143206
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,133
Posted By stangmatt66
Thanks Supercourse! I tried a search, but...

Thanks Supercourse! I tried a search, but searched 'rear wiper' which got zero results.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,133
Posted By stangmatt66
Rear Wiper Bolt Cover

Hey Guys, My X3 is going back to BMW soon (lease is up) and I want to replace the rear wiper arm bolt cover.

Does anyone know the part number?

Mine went missing a few months ago either from...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,773
Posted By stangmatt66
Thanks! I'm not sure if BMW has two different...

Thanks! I'm not sure if BMW has two different panels. They might just use the new flat one for all models. The net is still very handy.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,773
Posted By stangmatt66
That is the location of the Nav Computer/DVD...

That is the location of the Nav Computer/DVD Drive, SIRIUS radio module and CD Changer if installed.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By stangmatt66
Hydraulic steering pumps, like the one on your...

Hydraulic steering pumps, like the one on your X3, will moan when turned to full lock in a parking lot at slow speeds. Every hydraulically power-steered car I've ever owned has done this. It is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By stangmatt66
Just the regular tires that came on it.

Just the regular tires that came on it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By stangmatt66
Aluminum trim is a priority one option. Meaning...

Aluminum trim is a priority one option. Meaning you have to special order your car from the factory, ED or regular delivery.

Here's some interior pics:

http://msbcreations.com/stuff/bmw5.jpg
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By stangmatt66
Are you kidding? It was 30 degrees outside! Do...

Are you kidding? It was 30 degrees outside! Do you really think I would clean a fender in 30 degree weather?! :rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By stangmatt66
Bimmer's first trip in the snow

Hey Guys,

For those of you in colder climates this won't be a big deal, but my X3 made her first trip in the snow over the weekend. My partner and I made a trip to our cabin in Big Bear only to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,557
Posted By stangmatt66
I've added the SIRIUS Install with Nav...

I've added the SIRIUS Install with Nav Instructions to the X3 Wiki.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By stangmatt66
Ditto! The Mazda 3 is built off the new Focus...

Ditto! The Mazda 3 is built off the new Focus platform from Europe.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,557
Posted By stangmatt66
Scroll down to the bottom of the Wiki:...

Scroll down to the bottom of the Wiki: http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E83
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By stangmatt66
Are you talking about the BMW iPod connector? If...

Are you talking about the BMW iPod connector? If so, check out DICE. It's a much better solution for your iPod than BMW's. Run a search on this board for DICE.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,109
Posted By stangmatt66
You can guarantee the next X3 will have iDrive as...

You can guarantee the next X3 will have iDrive as an option.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By stangmatt66
I tried what this link says about "3D mode" at...

I tried what this link says about "3D mode" at lunch and while the option is in the "secret" menu, when selected it makes no changes to the maps.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By stangmatt66
Yes, the right knob on the radio controls the nav...

Yes, the right knob on the radio controls the nav screen. You twist to highlight and push to select.

The buttons on the left of the nav screen control the tilt of the screen to move it out of the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By stangmatt66
I suggest a call or trip to the dealer.

I suggest a call or trip to the dealer.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By stangmatt66
I've added that SIRIUS Install guide to the...

I've added that SIRIUS Install guide to the Bimmerfest X3 Wiki.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E83
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By stangmatt66
We don't get much rain in Southern California,...

We don't get much rain in Southern California, but I had a chance to use the rain-sensing wipers last week and I really liked them. No more did I have to flick the lever to mist, I just set the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By stangmatt66
When in auto mode, the X3's climate control is...

When in auto mode, the X3's climate control is always using the AC compressor to de-humidify the air inside the car.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,604
Posted By stangmatt66
I haven't had any problems with lag at all....

I haven't had any problems with lag at all. Mostly when I come into this situation I find it hard to re-accelerate smoothly because the moment you push on the pedal the X3 wants to launch hard...
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