Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 326
Search took 0.87 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: smaglik
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By smaglik
Do a search. I recall it can, with small hands...

Do a search. I recall it can, with small hands and some contortion. Be sure it's your crankshaft position sensor throwing the code though. I had that code every couple of months for a few years,...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-18-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By smaglik
Thanks! Truly a beautiful car. I wish I was in...

Thanks! Truly a beautiful car. I wish I was in the market, but I'm still smitten with my e39. :)
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-17-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By smaglik
I could be a dumbass (wait, don't answer that),...

I could be a dumbass (wait, don't answer that), but what's the mileage on it? Beautiful car!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By smaglik
How many miles?

How many miles?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By smaglik
Definitely check for the above, but the CEL along...

Definitely check for the above, but the CEL along with the vibration points to an ignition issue, although if you were one+ cylinder down, it shouldn't drive the same. It should be quite sluggish. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By smaglik
Do a search...there is a recommended 3M adhesive...

Do a search...there is a recommended 3M adhesive to use for that, not glorified duct tape. :)
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-08-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By smaglik
Nice car! GLWS! My car is a veritable twin, in...

Nice car! GLWS! My car is a veritable twin, in stock form.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By smaglik
Welcome to the forum! First, have you searched...

Welcome to the forum! First, have you searched this topic within this forum? There have been several recent threads that address this. It's not easy in this car to go aftermarket and have it look,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By smaglik
The alignment is an old wives tale. I've never...

The alignment is an old wives tale. I've never done an alignment just because of tires, and never had an issue. Honda Fit, Honda Passport, Honda Accord, M3, M5, 635, M635, X3, etc...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By smaglik
The Mazda CX-5 is a lot of fun to drive, and at...

The Mazda CX-5 is a lot of fun to drive, and at your price point, you could get a 2 yr old model loaded. It's near the top of my list for a replacement when the time comes, if I can learn to live...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By smaglik
****can all 4. My m5 came with toyo proxy all4...

****can all 4. My m5 came with toyo proxy all4 or some crappy all season tire (who the hell puts that on an e39 M5 with 39k miles on it). It had this low level vibration on the freeway that came...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By smaglik
I replaced it along with the wp and tstat...

I replaced it along with the wp and tstat preemptively, so I didn't even really look.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By smaglik
Did you change out just one tire? The xdrive...

Did you change out just one tire? The xdrive system is very finnicky with different diameter tires, and just a bit of tread depth difference can cause issues...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By smaglik
Thanks for posting this!

Thanks for posting this!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-29-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,268
Posted By smaglik
You should start a new thread. The forum shows...

You should start a new thread. The forum shows this: E60 FS - E61 535xi Sport wagon with 6 speed manual - fully loaded Southern California car, but when I click its for an M3.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,370
Posted By smaglik
How would you go about removing the feature? The...

How would you go about removing the feature? The sensor was under $100 when I got it 2 years back.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,013
Posted By smaglik
Aren't this DWS 06's phenomenal tires for all...

Aren't this DWS 06's phenomenal tires for all seasons? I have them on mine. I think that's the 5th set of DWS line tires I've bought, and I continue to be impressed.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-09-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By smaglik
Welcome to the forum. You should post photos,...

Welcome to the forum. You should post photos, and definitely a price. Your ad likely won't garner any interest outside of your hometown. GLWS! :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By smaglik
Ultimate Autowerks in North Scottsdale has done...

Ultimate Autowerks in North Scottsdale has done some good work for me over the years, but be very direct with them. They tried to sell me on a bunch of work that I didn't need.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-06-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By smaglik
GLWS! I graduated from Purdue twice!

GLWS! I graduated from Purdue twice!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,761
Posted By smaglik
If you go back....I need a front passenger seat...

If you go back....I need a front passenger seat belt. My dog put a few teeth holes through it as a pup. :)
Forum: Cars - Private Party 12-30-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By smaglik
GLWS. Pacific Motorsports is a top notch BMW...

GLWS. Pacific Motorsports is a top notch BMW Indy. They'll take great care of it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By smaglik
You can get a hard copy here: ...

You can get a hard copy here: http://www.bentleypublishers.com/bmw/repair-information/bmw-x3-2004-2010-repair-manual.html

They make you pay for it though. The nerve of some people....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By smaglik
As I noted in the other thread where you griped...

As I noted in the other thread where you griped about this, check the battery.

Also, you do need to go to either a dealer or an indy with the proper equipment to reset the clutch packs in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,013
Posted By smaglik
YMMV. It sounds like there is something going on...

YMMV. It sounds like there is something going on there. Is your battery good? Low voltages cause problems like that.

For comparison, I've been driving my 07 for 64k miles (bought it at 75k). I...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 326

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms