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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By derSpeed
I know what you mean. I have had every "X3" issue...

I know what you mean. I have had every "X3" issue addressed over the last year. I'm probably going to sell it soon. I obsess about keeping it in tip top condition.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By derSpeed
Did you get a set yet?

Did you get a set yet?
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 07-15-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,464
Posted By derSpeed
Oh no. Please don't blow it. Turner is the best....

Oh no. Please don't blow it. Turner is the best. No offense, but ECS is not what it used to be. I have plenty of experience with both.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 11-20-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By derSpeed
Tires may rub the struts. Is the centerbore the...

Tires may rub the struts. Is the centerbore the same?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By derSpeed
I just got mine for my X3's winter wheels. I...

I just got mine for my X3's winter wheels. I used them in the winter of 2010 on my rwd Mercedes W204. They were magical in the snow on that car. I truly couldn't believe how good they were. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By derSpeed
Yes, mine is a non-sport. I know Turner...

Yes, mine is a non-sport. I know Turner Motorsports sells OE type rear springs for non-sport for $200.00 a set. Maybe they have the sport version too. I didn't look.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By derSpeed
I just bought some at Autozone as well. They...

I just bought some at Autozone as well. They have a chart that shows the life expectancy of each type of Sylvania bulb.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By derSpeed
I have had three in my hands. The only real...

I have had three in my hands. The only real issue I noticed was that some had scuff marks on the black plastic. A seller from Cali offered a nice set. A seller from New York sent me a real...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,609
Posted By derSpeed
I have a non-sport. I used Eibach springs and...

I have a non-sport. I used Eibach springs and Bilstein HD shocks and struts. The alignment is factory spec (OE) and it is perfect. 10,000 miles on the tires and there is no uneven wear.

Take a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By derSpeed
Thank you, lahiru97. The kit in the first link...

Thank you, lahiru97. The kit in the first link below looks a lot like the one I bought and it costs a lot less. I know they are OE quality too. I have seen several. Everything you need is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By derSpeed
Sorry, I didn't see this in time. I am not sure...

Sorry, I didn't see this in time. I am not sure why the Eibachs and Bils won't work on a sport. The mounting positions are no different as far as I know. If I am wrong, please advise. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By derSpeed
Deteriorated shock mounts?

Deteriorated shock mounts?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By derSpeed
Thanks. I did everything over the course of...

Thanks. I did everything over the course of several months, so I can't really recall all costs. I can assure you, all the items can be found online. :p
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By derSpeed
I got here too late. I read the original post...

I got here too late. I read the original post and immediately thought, strut mount bearing. Glad you got it worked out.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By derSpeed
Several Qs via PM: Yes, they are 255s Verde All...

Several Qs via PM:
Yes, they are 255s Verde All Seasons all around.
As of today, they have 8,000 miles and very quiet. They really make a difference in comfort.
The grille is aftermarket, but just...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By derSpeed
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By derSpeed
Go here: http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/ ...

Go here:

http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/

Find the wheel and see if the offset and size are close to what is on your X3 now.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By derSpeed
Changed wheels and a few other things.

I installed new wheels, tires, black grille and running boards in April and May of 2014. I also painted my muffler and installed new OEM exhaust tips. I am getting back into BMX racing so, I just...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 02-23-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,267
Posted By derSpeed
I am also considering the same cars in my list...

I am also considering the same cars in my list of possibilities. I have much experience with both brands. I can say that the Mercedes will coddle you more. The build quality is really good as...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By derSpeed
If you don't mind, what are your offsets?

If you don't mind, what are your offsets?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,922
Posted By derSpeed
Well, I did say "had" the lowest prices. They...

Well, I did say "had" the lowest prices. They were having a sale. Turner was more when I bought mine. And, ECS Tuning will never get my money again.

I had a great experience with BV, so I would...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 214,427
Posted By derSpeed
I just had the dealership replace my transfer...

I just had the dealership replace my transfer case actuator motor and valve cover yesterday. I plan to keep the car for a little while longer, so It was worth it. Plus, I have a 328i GT as a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,922
Posted By derSpeed
Not sure of the part #s. I got my Eibachs at...

Not sure of the part #s. I got my Eibachs at Tire Rack and the shocks, mounts, struts, bearings and spring pads at BV Auto. I searched and those two companies had the lowest prices.

You'll...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,658
Posted By derSpeed
That sounds good.

That sounds good.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,658
Posted By derSpeed
I'm glad you found a reputable Remus retailer. I...

I'm glad you found a reputable Remus retailer. I didn't think there were any left. I installed a Carlsson exhaust on my Mercedes W204 that I am certain was made in the same place the as the Remus...
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