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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By toinkee69
haven't changed my tires yet, been busy. but i...

haven't changed my tires yet, been busy. but i was able to have my mechanic friend look under the SAV. all bushings are good, no loose nut and sub frame bolts are on tight. he checked front and rear...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By toinkee69
it's more of a dribble feel when i drive more...

it's more of a dribble feel when i drive more than 60 mph. really getting annoying now.



i searched, didn't find any topic about it.



thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By toinkee69
front left thumping sound

hi y'all. my 05, 62K mile X3 has a thumping sound at front left side. can somehow feel or hear it at front left foot well. it appears when i'm driving say above 50 mph. also at 90 mph my steering...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By toinkee69
awesome. thanks.

awesome. thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By toinkee69
thanks guys. SAV has low miles coz i have 2 other...

thanks guys. SAV has low miles coz i have 2 other cars to play with.

just recently did the oil filter housing and valve cover gasket, due to leaks. also together w/ the pulleys and belts.

as...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By toinkee69
correct me if i'm wrong. plan to change fluids,...

correct me if i'm wrong. plan to change fluids, coolant, brake and differential fluid. i think i should change spark plugs. i it time to change radiator and hoses too?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By toinkee69
2005 Preventive Maintenance

Hi all. SAV just made 61K miles. Any preventive maintenance tips I should look into and replace? Plan on keeping the X3 for a long time.

Thanks.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-26-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By toinkee69
i like what i see. wish you were in CA. i'...

i like what i see. wish you were in CA. i' currently shopping for a 540i or 740i. gl w/ the sale.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-26-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By toinkee69
wish i saw this earlier. lucky new owner.

wish i saw this earlier. lucky new owner.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By toinkee69
thanks for your input. but sometimes that's what...

thanks for your input. but sometimes that's what people don't have, much time. but for you to know, i have been reading up.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By toinkee69
planing to buy a 2001ish 540i

hi everyone. i'm mostly on the E83 threads as i own a 2005 X3. i come to you guys for advice and info on what to look for a used 540i. i'm planning to buy a 2001-2003 model, around 100K-150K miles...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By toinkee69
everything done today for $360. i'm happy now :)

everything done today for $360. i'm happy now :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By toinkee69
so my buddy mechanic got back to me. here is his...

so my buddy mechanic got back to me. here is his price list:

1. valve cover gasket - $60
2. oil filter housing gasket $5
3. belt tensioner - $80
4. idler pully - $20
5. belts (2) - $40
6....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By toinkee69
wow!!

wow!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By toinkee69
thanks tim. i know it depends on w/c dealer...

thanks tim.

i know it depends on w/c dealer you go to. but what ballpark does a dealer charge for parts and labor for this kind of work?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By toinkee69
60K miles oil leak

happy new year fellow Bimmerfest members.

so my 2005 X3 3.0 hit 60K miles and oil leaks started. i have a friend who's a mechanic, but more inclined to honda's look at it today. he saw a leak...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 41,382
Posted By toinkee69
i'm not here as often as i am in other forums....

i'm not here as often as i am in other forums. but hey, every time somethings wrong w/ my X3 i come here to find the solution. window broke last week. ordered parts from irvine bmw, came in special...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,527
Posted By toinkee69
thanks for the inputs guys. well no updates yet...

thanks for the inputs guys. well no updates yet coz she never dropped the car off. oh well, maybe she'll just take care of it. i just hop so before she breaks anything serious.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,527
Posted By toinkee69
SAV hesitates/shutters on acceleration

Its my cousins 2006 X3. She asked me to test drive it to compare how it drives w/ my wifes '05. She said two days back she started the car and it idled funny, shaking and almost died. The SERVICE...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By toinkee69
wowz. gl on the fix. pretty pricey.

wowz. gl on the fix. pretty pricey.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By toinkee69
Bought a new batt from the dealer, sold me a...

Bought a new batt from the dealer, sold me a bigger one. Parts guy said it wont matter if i replace it w/ the same size or bigger. $216 out the door, core charge of $5.50 refundable when i bring back...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By toinkee69
as always, thanks everyone. yeah, i made...

as always, thanks everyone.

yeah, i made the thread yesterday morning when my wife was going out in the evening the car wont start no more.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By toinkee69
thanks for the info. what about airbag, etc....

thanks for the info. what about airbag, etc. should it be of concern?

well it's official, the battery is DEAD. i'll buy a new batt tom and do the swap myself.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By toinkee69
battery is dying?

hi everyone. lately I've noticed my wife's X3 is starting up slow. i mean it would turn over and start but a very noticeable slow start up is happening. i checked the indicator on top of the battery...
Forum: General BMW 02-18-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,817
Posted By toinkee69
not to thread jack but i'm looking to change the...

not to thread jack but i'm looking to change the battery of my 2005 X3. so does this mean i can buy a batt from walmart or wherever but still need this to be registered thru BMW?
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