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Forum: Cars - Private Party Today, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By smaglik
Price?

Price?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Today, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By smaglik
Old things break. :)

Old things break. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By smaglik
I'm a firm believer in this tire (the DWS model)....

I'm a firm believer in this tire (the DWS model). I've bought two sets for a honda fit, and one set for a lexus is250 awd. Recently, when i went to replace the MXV4s on my x3, i too was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By smaglik
Mine was about 10%.

Mine was about 10%.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By smaglik
Hey...you got a part number / brand name for the...

Hey...you got a part number / brand name for the lube? I searched a bit, but it came back with things I'm pretty sure I don't want to buy.

Thanks!
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 02-09-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By smaglik
The vanos on some years can sound like an idling...

The vanos on some years can sound like an idling diesel under the right conditions, but from what I've read, it's nothing to be terribly concerned about. If you're looking to buy a low mileage later...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By smaglik
It does not open on its own.

It does not open on its own.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,099
Posted By smaglik
If the carfax checks out, and it sounds like it...

If the carfax checks out, and it sounds like it has, and your BS sensor isn't going off, you will probably be ok. These don't fall apart that easily, esp at 29k miles.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-09-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By smaglik
OP, I sold an 03 CB/B 6sp with 49k miles last...

OP, I sold an 03 CB/B 6sp with 49k miles last fall. Took me 6 weeks to get an offer within 2k of my asking price. Best of luck. This is a hard car to sell in excellent condition right now. Most...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By smaglik
Mine did too....after about 30 minutes of...

Mine did too....after about 30 minutes of squirming and cussing....and i do like to cuss.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,099
Posted By smaglik
Uh, I'd buy this one.... :)

Uh, I'd buy this one.... :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By smaglik
Awesome. I did this on the driver's side of my...

Awesome. I did this on the driver's side of my M3, got the notice for the passenger side, sold the car, and still have one outstanding (with no parts) for my M5. Who doesn't love high speed...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By smaglik
Will do. I did the plugs at 100k. The coils...

Will do. I did the plugs at 100k. The coils were a bitch.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By smaglik
I have yet to replace these on mine yet, and IO...

I have yet to replace these on mine yet, and IO am at 128k on the original coils. Am I on borrowed time with them?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By smaglik
I have the older version of the one on the left...

I have the older version of the one on the left in the opening post. Had no issue over 1300 miles at speeds into the 80s. Cycle-cross bike.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By smaglik
Have you checked Real OEM? I poked around a bit...

Have you checked Real OEM? I poked around a bit and couldn't find it on there.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By smaglik
Thanks for the comparison. I got this code once...

Thanks for the comparison. I got this code once in the 90s, and then bought the two replacements, but have not seen it since (at 128k now). Figure I'll just replace when they start popping the SES...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By smaglik
props to you for undertaking this, and posting it...

props to you for undertaking this, and posting it on here....and welcome to the forum!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By smaglik
It's lifetime....of the component.... :D

It's lifetime....of the component.... :D
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By smaglik
What was the fluid change history on the front...

What was the fluid change history on the front diff prior to it deflowering the sheets?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By smaglik
The xdrive system is extremely finnicky....you...

The xdrive system is extremely finnicky....you need to have identical diameters on all four corners, otherwise it's constantly working to solve a problem that isn't there. Constant work means...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-26-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By smaglik
Nice car. Love the color! :)

Nice car. Love the color! :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By smaglik
Anyone know the difference in wheel weights? ...

Anyone know the difference in wheel weights? Unsprung weight can make a big difference....
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-20-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,533
Posted By smaglik
Interesting. So, in his mind, this 5 year old...

Interesting. So, in his mind, this 5 year old vehicle commands the same price as an e39 M5 with similar miles. Too each their own.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-19-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,533
Posted By smaglik
There is one in this month's Roundel...it may...

There is one in this month's Roundel...it may have been discussed above...guy is asking 42k for it.
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