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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming Today, 04:48 AM
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Posted By ngcreese
Lol! Thank for that! Copying that folder was a...

Lol! Thank for that! Copying that folder was a time/space killer, pita.
Still finding my way around this Fxx coding stuff.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming Today, 04:22 AM
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Views: 174,997
Posted By ngcreese
Thx! Still downloading the new stuff. In the...

Thx! Still downloading the new stuff.
In the meantime, was able to get 3.23.4 working. My ride is in the shop, for the vanos bolt recall. But, was able to do some quick coding on the loaner 2014 X3,...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming Yesterday, 04:50 PM
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Posted By ngcreese
Hi Shawn, I've done coding on my E83 in the past....

Hi Shawn, I've done coding on my E83 in the past.
I've traded into an 2011 F25. Had it in the shop for trailer hitch coding, where my service guy let me know that they put in the latest software.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By ngcreese
Yeah. Check bavauto. When they have parts or...

Yeah. Check bavauto. When they have parts or gift. Certificate sale, it's pretty good.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By ngcreese
Yep time for a set of Bilstien HD shocks and...

Yep time for a set of Bilstien HD shocks and possibly rear springs ( the ends tend to snap). Or you might consider trading it in for a newer model.

I did the auspension sawp. It felt great!

But...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 60,585
Posted By ngcreese
Well, with a very large maintenance bill looming...

Well, with a very large maintenance bill looming and 152k onthe odo... i decided to trade the old X3 for a newer one...

...CPO 35k on odo xdrive35i.
Looking forward to many more great road trips!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 106,130
Posted By ngcreese
Try looking up your X3's engine/parts blueprints...

Try looking up your X3's engine/parts blueprints on www.realoem.com
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By ngcreese
Thanks! I posted this message way before I got...

Thanks!
I posted this message way before I got the Avant Garde rims in my signature.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,693
Posted By ngcreese
Good stuff!!

Excellent work on this. Sounds like bank 1 pre cat is giving a bad reading, causing poor gas/air mix. I would recommend changing both pre cat O2 sensors, simply because when one fails, the other is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,693
Posted By ngcreese
I share your frustation. Unfortunately diagnosing...

I share your frustation. Unfortunately diagnosing a faulty O2 sensor seems to be one of the mirkier tasks out there. When i considered the level of frustration at getting at the pre cat sensor...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,693
Posted By ngcreese
This is very true particularly on the pre-LCI...

This is very true particularly on the pre-LCI models. I think they fixed that problem, on the LCI models.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,693
Posted By ngcreese
You could try disconnecting them from their wire...

You could try disconnecting them from their wire harnesses and see if your engine's behavior gets any worse when it switches from open loop to closed loop, after warmong up . Aside from that there...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,693
Posted By ngcreese
+1 :thumbup:

+1 :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,693
Posted By ngcreese
Hi guys, I had a stutter/misfire/hesitation issue...

Hi guys, I had a stutter/misfire/hesitation issue with my 2007 LCI X3. I ended up changing the spark plugs and both pre-cat O2 sensors. And the problem went away completely.

The culprit in my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 60,585
Posted By ngcreese
147K Had the dealer change my sunroof seal.......

147K Had the dealer change my sunroof seal.... WHAT a difference... so much more quiet!!! :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 60,585
Posted By ngcreese
141K on my '07 3.0si... Put in new Bilstein...

141K on my '07 3.0si...

Put in new Bilstein HD shocks & struts, upper & lower control arms, ball joints, and front / rear wheel bearings.

Looks like there's a small oil seal leak between engine...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,410
Posted By ngcreese
I've read of folks changing out the crank case...

I've read of folks changing out the crank case vent valve (PCV ?) and getting positive results.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,410
Posted By ngcreese
Thumbs up Glad that info was good for you!

Glad that info was good for you!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By ngcreese
135K on my '07. It's been pretty good. Some...

135K on my '07. It's been pretty good. Some regular maintenance issues, but no real show stoppers. I fully expect to have this car up to around 200K+.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By ngcreese
LOL!!! Was at a function recently. Was...

LOL!!!

Was at a function recently. Was wearing a black suit. My wife's, relative's, young daughter was wearing dress full of.... glittered designs... their daughter LOVES to hang out with our...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By ngcreese
The orange fluid drivers side, brake fluid. Keep...

The orange fluid drivers side, brake fluid. Keep an eye on that.
The only fluid I could think of near the rear of the car would be gas and brake fluids.

In the E30 the gas lines and fuel filter...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By ngcreese
Must agree... the x3 drives really really well....

Must agree... the x3 drives really really well. Jumped in it one day and drove from MD to FL without vary much drama at all. End up coming back pulling a trailer with an upright piano in it... again,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By ngcreese
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By ngcreese
Then... do it man... change the two pre-cat O2...

Then... do it man... change the two pre-cat O2 sensors...
... sounds like you've covered everything else.

You have tried techron fuel injector cleaner, yes?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By ngcreese
Thinking back to my E30 with 200K+ miles on it......

Thinking back to my E30 with 200K+ miles on it...

Rumbling and vibration...

The rumbling is probably coming from worn support bearings in your diff... :(
While vibration if it's in the body of...
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