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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,589
Posted By pcrispy
The fogs in my 2005 were H11 bulbs. To remove...

The fogs in my 2005 were H11 bulbs. To remove them it was simply pop out the fog light surround with your finger. Remove two screws holding the bulb housing in and remove. Then remove the bulb...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,589
Posted By pcrispy
I bought the LEDs at V-LEDS.com and in my case...

I bought the LEDs at V-LEDS.com and in my case they definitely would not cause any faults because I am not going to be running them as official "City Lights". They will be ran off of the battery...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 688
Posted By pcrispy
Lower front bumper removal

Has anyone removed the lower front bumper (mine is a 2005)? It appears that it is a screw in the wheel well, a few screws on the underside, and the rest are clips. Any tips on how to unhook the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By pcrispy
Great point! That's why they are called an SAV! ...

Great point! That's why they are called an SAV! We also have a new Acura MDX which feels like a beast compared to the X3. I don't like how low cars are to the ground but the X3 is perfect.

Too...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By pcrispy
I have talked to 3 different manufacturers and...

I have talked to 3 different manufacturers and all of them said that the X3 wheel bolts 14mm (19mm hex head) will work just fine in a rim specified for a car with 12mm (17mm hex head). So, I guess...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By pcrispy
Since I have just been researching this myself, I...

Since I have just been researching this myself, I can give you this information. The wheel would physically bolt on with no problem. The front wheel would probably be fine with the inside clearance...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By pcrispy
Why would they not fit? Also, FWIW, both of...

Why would they not fit? Also, FWIW, both of these manufacturers have since emailed back stating that they indeed do fit fine.

The X3 and M3 or almost all BMW's except the newer X5 have the same...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By pcrispy
Those prices are all prices for sets of 4. ...

Those prices are all prices for sets of 4. Obviously, they are replicas which is what I want. Factory originals would be great but for the price, I'll take the replicas. The factory rims scratch...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By pcrispy
Replica rims

I need to buy new tires and I have been toying with the idea of buying new rims at the same time. It doesn't seem like there are very many pics out there of X3's with different rims other than X3...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,337
Posted By pcrispy
Well, I was hoping that you would say, oh it's...

Well, I was hoping that you would say, oh it's just a simple do this and that and it clicks into place. Oh well, I figured with such a tight fit it would probably never move but I wanted to see if I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,337
Posted By pcrispy
Thanks for the post! I am about to do a small...

Thanks for the post! I am about to do a small conversion for the "city lights" myself but not for legality purpose, just to look cool. Actually, I would use them as my daytime running lights so I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,589
Posted By pcrispy
Not too sure what Dug01 is talking about. There...

Not too sure what Dug01 is talking about. There are tons of replacement bulbs that will match the color of the Xenons. Of course, you could actually put in HID Xenons in the fogs but since your's...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By pcrispy
The location of the reverse light is also a...

The location of the reverse light is also a bummer for me. I was looking for a way to provide more light on the corners when backing out of my garage (tight fit) but since the reverse light is in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By pcrispy
I just posted regarding the same thing on another...

I just posted regarding the same thing on another forum last night.

Well, I ended up purchasing the 796 bulbs from candlepowerinc.com, they are almost exactly 800 lumen compared to the oem 400...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,714
Posted By pcrispy
I have removed mine and it was not too bad at...

I have removed mine and it was not too bad at all. I have xenons and washers on my 2005. There are two screws on top and two behind the light towards the bottom, I had to move the washer fluid...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,209
Posted By pcrispy
Well I am a great example of an X3 3.0i Sport,...

Well I am a great example of an X3 3.0i Sport, staggered 18" with sport tires. Dunlop SP Sport 01 (which basically has no tread pattern even when brand new). On top of that, the tires BADLY need...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,978
Posted By pcrispy
When quickly looking at it the other day I...

When quickly looking at it the other day I wondered if the interior panel was the way to go. I remember that I saw a few screws ( maybe torx) inside the pull handle cavities and somewhere else I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,978
Posted By pcrispy
I will look at the owner's manual. Who ever...

I will look at the owner's manual. Who ever thought!? I realize the concept of removing the lamp but I was trying to figure out how to get to the back of the tail light (sorry forgot to mention...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,978
Posted By pcrispy
No warranty. I was just wanting to upgrade the...

No warranty. I was just wanting to upgrade the back up lights with something brighter.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,978
Posted By pcrispy
Tail light bulb replacement

On the X3, how do you get into the tail light to replace a bulb? I looked closely at the housing and it would seem like you should be able to remove the entire tail light, swap the bulb, then put...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,514
Posted By pcrispy
Umnitza, How many lumens are your V3 festoon...

Umnitza,

How many lumens are your V3 festoon bulbs and what is the color temperature?

Just wondering how they would compare to:
...
Forum: Interior 10-31-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By pcrispy
Anyone have any X3 trim for sale or trade? Bump.

Anyone have any X3 trim for sale or trade? Bump.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By pcrispy
I have an iPhone and it paired and imported my...

I have an iPhone and it paired and imported my phone book super easily. When I add contacts to my phone book will it automatically reload the new changes or is there something that I need to do to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By pcrispy
Reverse or backup light

I have searched and found very little in regards to people upgrading their backup lights. I would simply like a much brighter white light when backing up (specifically out of the garage since it is...
Forum: Interior 10-20-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By pcrispy
WTT or WTB X3 Wood Trim

I recently purchased a 2005 X3 3.0i Sport with the aluminum trim and door handles. This is the aluminum with circles or dots in it. My wife and I are both big fans of wood and not fans of the metal...
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