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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By Roundelhead
Sorry to here about the X3. When my 2001...

Sorry to here about the X3.

When my 2001 325xit was in a very heavy hail storm my insurance company was great (State Farm, I've been with them for years for houses, cars, bikes). The adjuster came...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By Roundelhead
I believe that that the heater was really meant...

I believe that that the heater was really meant for the e46 2 wheel drive. On my all wheel wagon I had to do the same thing as the X3.

You need to file off about a centimeter or so from the engine...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By Roundelhead
No mine is different it is a BMW part. It looks...

No mine is different it is a BMW part. It looks more like a block of aluminum with bumps that fit into recess in the block.

Install is pretty straight forward, just a little trim on the engine...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By Roundelhead
X3 Block Heater

Just thought I would share with the group.

The block heater I had on my 2001 e46 bolted right up to the 2006 X3. I can't be happier.....

Does BMW even offer the block heat er any more??? and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By Roundelhead
You guys want snow..... Come to my neck of...

You guys want snow.....

Come to my neck of the woods. We have had snow on the ground since early November (and this was late for us)

By the way , it is really tough to do donuts with the DSC...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,091
Posted By Roundelhead
Great!!!!!! Now you guys got me worried with...

Great!!!!!!

Now you guys got me worried with my 2006 M54 MT living in MT.

And I am not afraid to use the RPM's available to me.......:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Roundelhead
90 mph???? what is the big deal??? I...

90 mph????

what is the big deal???

I have seen 120 in mine, waiting for the opportunity to

go all the way

Top speed 137???? (msport)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By Roundelhead
What ever happened to BMW being a drivers car,...

What ever happened to BMW being a drivers car, and that shifting gears was not part of driving. I to will miss a manual tranny and will go else were if BMW does not offer us one.


BMW are you...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Roundelhead
We got a skiff in Montana, in the valley,...

We got a skiff in Montana,

in the valley, the Mountains are covered!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Roundelhead
GL4 or GL 5 ??? I am taking another trip...

GL4 or GL 5 ???


I am taking another trip to California next week, another 2,000 miles.....:thumbup:

It was a journey to get the MT, nothing like being burned by a dealer :mad: as a reminder...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Roundelhead
Where you looking at this one? Why didn't...

Where you looking at this one?

Why didn't you get it?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Roundelhead
Talking Just got my X3 also

HI I just got back from driving my 2006 X3 MT Sliver Gray- Sand Beige cross country from ATL. Drove great!!. It is loaded with Premium package, Cold weather, NAV, Park, Pano roof, auto dim, auto...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Roundelhead
Really nice I pick mine up on Wednesday ...

Really nice

I pick mine up on Wednesday

06 MT "loaded"
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,662
Posted By Roundelhead
I learned how to drive a manual on the streets of...

I learned how to drive a manual on the streets of SF. It was quite entertaining for a while, but when you are forced to learn to do something you can get good at it pretty quick.

You may want to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,317
Posted By Roundelhead
This one is mine, (it is a little outside of ATL)...

This one is mine, (it is a little outside of ATL) I got my plane ticket from Montana to get there:p:p:p...

There aren't many others to consider
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,317
Posted By Roundelhead
I learned how to drive a stick on the hills of SF...

I learned how to drive a stick on the hills of SF and east bay in a brand new '88 Fiero. Burnt up a clutch in 20,000 miles. GM ended up paying for half of the new one.

On another note I am going...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,317
Posted By Roundelhead
Hey Jdanek Did you ever find a X3 MT to...

Hey Jdanek

Did you ever find a X3 MT to purchase? This was your thread :dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-22-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,317
Posted By Roundelhead
I might have found mine....going in for an...

I might have found mine....going in for an inspection tomorrow:p:p:p
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,317
Posted By Roundelhead
Cool I understand the shirt reference... As...

Cool I understand the shirt reference...

As far as sitting in traffic....what is that ????:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

(please see location in sidebar....)

Got to love the wide open spaces...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,317
Posted By Roundelhead
:tsk::tsk::tsk: So you get a performance...

:tsk::tsk::tsk: So you get a performance 'Ultimate Driving Machine" , I thought driving included shifting gears (OK so they used to really shift in F1, but still....).....LOL:dunno::dunno::dunno:
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,317
Posted By Roundelhead
This is what I am going to do. Get an independent...

This is what I am going to do. Get an independent inspection and pay the shipping. This is going to be the only way to get an MT in Montana. It will be kinda of expensive to do , but....I want what I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,317
Posted By Roundelhead
Yes I am in the same boat, and this one does look...

Yes I am in the same boat, and this one does look sweet, yet pretty far away in Jersey....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By Roundelhead
After the general manager said he would except my...

After the general manager said he would except my money (see above), $1,000 deposit to hold the vehicle. I purchased a plane ticket to get to CO. ,and get it next week.

The sales boy and I had...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By Roundelhead
As it turns out Gebhardt BMW in Boulder Colorado...

As it turns out Gebhardt BMW in Boulder Colorado turned out to be a den of misinformation and poor customer service. I will never consider going to them again.

Now if anybody knows of an X3 with a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By Roundelhead
Thanks PC I'll post pics when I can Fact...

Thanks PC I'll post pics when I can

Fact check

Can some else confirm that it is the "M sport package" on the 06 X3. And yes it does have the sport seats. My research says it is a :M: sport...
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