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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
Props to smovva for the correct part to make the...

Props to smovva for the correct part to make the repair!

I took a few pictures of my repair. The hardest part was the soldering since I don't have very much experience soldering. Anyway here are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
I missed the USPS shipping option. $28can...

I missed the USPS shipping option.

$28can for two led drivers. I figure the other side will fail too.

Thanks for the detailed write up and research. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
Ya for $40 total for a $6 part... I'll find...

Ya for $40 total for a $6 part... I'll find something locally. It's not the money. I just don't over pay for shipping as a matter of principal.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
I wasn't able to source your part up here.

I wasn't able to source your part up here.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
I was looking at a few German forums and came...

I was looking at a few German forums and came across a very simple led driver that required soldering just four wires. I'm not a huge fan of the big quick connectors. I understand the key is getting...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
Woohoo! Brilliant work. I'm going to try...

Woohoo!

Brilliant work. I'm going to try this too!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-21-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By lbjgh
This is your fix here:...

This is your fix here: http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16812106&postcount=74
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By lbjgh
My wife is driving the car now so tire life and...

My wife is driving the car now so tire life and stability is what I'm looking for... What should I ask for when I get the alignment done/checked?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By lbjgh
.. Except for the crown on the road...

.. Except for the crown on the road...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By lbjgh
I just want the car to go straight down the road...

I just want the car to go straight down the road without wandering and without excessive tire wear. Not too much to ask. :o
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-23-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,607
Posted By lbjgh
If you have weather with temperatures below 6c or...

If you have weather with temperatures below 6c or 42f you should run winter tires (snow tires aint the correct terminology).

It's fun to watch peckerwoods on youtube crashing because they think...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-23-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By lbjgh
Yep. the "expansion tank" is a common fault. ...

Yep. the "expansion tank" is a common fault.

The dealership couldn't find the issue on my car until the car was out of warranty... I went through 8L of coolant and thought my engine was consuming...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-23-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By lbjgh
Thanks. I want to go back to the dealership for...

Thanks. I want to go back to the dealership for the alignment in cause I have to fight with my insurer.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-23-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By lbjgh
Q: tire wear

I'll preface my question with a bit of history.

In August 2015 our X3 was in a minor fender bender when another driver changed lanes without checking their blind spot. The accident resulted in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-09-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
BTW I contacted the manufacturer (VALEO) of the...

BTW I contacted the manufacturer (VALEO) of the LED controller and unfortunately they did not respond to the enquiry.

Someone could make a nice business out of making these parts because it seems...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-07-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
I tried to solder a second time... Worked first...

I tried to solder a second time... Worked first time around... Not the second.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-03-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,555
Posted By lbjgh
Thanks guys. I've been away from this site...

Thanks guys.

I've been away from this site for a while but had to return due to this tail light fault.

The passenger side was replaced under warranty and just recently the driver side went....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-21-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By lbjgh
Our claim was for about $14K.

Our claim was for about $14K.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By lbjgh
Accident repairs, couple quick questions

Our car was in a minor (by BMW standards) accident when another driver tried to share the same lane as my wife.

Long story short, the front bumper cover, headlight, fog light, rim and front fender...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-12-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,536
Posted By lbjgh
Hey tuatua, How do you like have the bumper...

Hey tuatua,

How do you like have the bumper sill projection.

Has the plastic held up well? Has it faded at all?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-20-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By lbjgh
nop. I've stuck my car in snow and ice and never...

nop. I've stuck my car in snow and ice and never damaged plastic. That looks like someone hit a tall curb.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By lbjgh
+1 ;)

+1 ;)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By lbjgh
If your android phone is a samsung S5 you can...

If your android phone is a samsung S5 you can forget about it working with the car. I got rid of my S5 and replaced it with a BB Passport which works perfectly.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By lbjgh
+1

+1
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By lbjgh
Might be something wrong with your X3... get 'er...

Might be something wrong with your X3... get 'er checked out.

Between the heated seats and heated steering wheel I'm quite comfortable within 3-4 minutes of pulling out of the driveway. ... and...
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