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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By MichiganApril
FINALLY getting new tires!! Conti Pro's waiting...

FINALLY getting new tires!! Conti Pro's waiting to be installed- good deal from discount tires! Just sittin' having a bloody mary watching the snow fall....had to convince the hubbs that it was time...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By MichiganApril
Have you found the replacement coil springs?? ...

Have you found the replacement coil springs?? evidentally people are saying the "Lesjoforos" are the better ones to put on there,
but I've searched HIGH AND LOW for the rear coils- this specific...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By MichiganApril
Where the hell can i find the lesjofors???

Hey you guys---
I'm running into a wall trying to find these Rear Coil Springs for my
2004 x3 2.5!!! :eek:
I believe it was Supercourse that told me the Lesjoforos are the better ones to get
but...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MichiganApril
Well- the indy bmw shop in town kinda screwed me...

Well- the indy bmw shop in town kinda screwed me over on the last job they did...quoting me some price, and having to pay close to 200 bucks more than that....i was kind of shocked, it would have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MichiganApril
SO, are you saying that you WOULD have paid...

SO, are you saying that you WOULD have paid upwards of 450 bucks for getting this job done at the dealership?
but they were all covered under warranty? I'm trying to compare what the price would've...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MichiganApril
:thumbup: Also, they found no metal particles...

:thumbup:
Also, they found no metal particles in the transfer case fluid supercourse!
very happy about that!
but they did note (and i walked under to check it out)-- that there's oil leaking...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MichiganApril
Checked on the x3 - the tranny fluid was the...

Checked on the x3 - the tranny fluid was the color of very used oil! (& its supposed to be red!) & the transfer case fluid wasnt HORRIBLY bad- but is suppose to look like honey- color- was a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MichiganApril
YIKES! hopefully no metal particles! *fingers...

YIKES! hopefully no metal particles! *fingers crossed!*
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MichiganApril
And like a good girl (SMART GIRL!) i asked them...

And like a good girl (SMART GIRL!) i asked them to save the samples of what the fluids
look like BEFORE and AFTER....
just got an update from the transmission fluid-- looks HORRIBLE the guy...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MichiganApril
Thanks Supercourse--- and are these Lesjofores...

Thanks Supercourse---
and are these Lesjofores just the same QUALITY as the original part??
have you used them instead of the original part?
just worried about doing something like that and NOT...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MichiganApril
FINALLY! Getting Transmission, Differentials, and Transfer Case fluids changed!!

:thumbup:
Super happy-- Finally breaking down and getting these 3 major fluids changed-
Especially since I'm at 115,000 miles on my BMW x3!
I know they say "lifetime" fluids, but seriously.... I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,081
Posted By MichiganApril
Good to see such good repor of the Michelins...

Good to see such good repor of the Michelins here.
I'm getting the Michelin Defenders. Evidentally just as supreme as the Pilot, and as costlier.
Merry Christmas to ME! LOL :D
*fingers...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,889
Posted By MichiganApril
@ madurodave~ i was wondering the same thing!...

@ madurodave~ i was wondering the same thing! 16's on the front and 19's in the rear!??? Gives you a picture of a HOT ROD x3!!! totally funny image!
and soon enough I will find out if the Michelin...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By MichiganApril
Michigan April here- Finally breaking down and...

Michigan April here-
Finally breaking down and getting myself a brand spankin' new set of Michelin Defenders! rim size 17. Supposedly REALLY good for our michigan winters! Also, a warranty of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,008
Posted By MichiganApril
Supercourse- YES, they used all bmw quality...

Supercourse-
YES, they used all bmw quality parts, and the oil was what they were suppose to use.
i was shocked, cuz it came out to being HIGHER than what i paid at the dealership last time for my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,008
Posted By MichiganApril
Oil filter housing gasket completed on my 04' x3!

here's the pricing breakdown: (and other stuff was done as well, as we saw it needing doing.

1. R/R oil filter housing: 297.5 (labor costs)
2. Gasket: 9.45
3. Oil service labor: 15.00
4. oil...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,008
Posted By MichiganApril
WHOA!! did you have ALL THIS done at 100,000? ...

WHOA!! did you have ALL THIS done at 100,000?
that seems quite EXTENSIVE! also, price-wise, what were you lookin' at to do all this?
I'm just over 108,000 right now, and i know that this 100K...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,008
Posted By MichiganApril
Ok! thanks for the input supercourse! and the...

Ok! thanks for the input supercourse!
and the indy shop here in town (traverse city, mi) quoted me 330- so i shouldn't be too shy of the mark, to use them for the repair?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,008
Posted By MichiganApril
Hey guys, MichiganApril here-- posting partly...

Hey guys,
MichiganApril here--
posting partly because I've run into an oil issue as well.
NOT BAD...but just want a little pricing advice.

I notice a SMALL leak (we're talking a few-10 drops)...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By MichiganApril
I SECOND that !! lexus rx330- very nice. wish...

I SECOND that !!
lexus rx330- very nice.
wish i had thought of that before getting my '04 x3.
But as for any suv type vehicle, it's a bit rough....
note : check Top Gear's video on youtube of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,281
Posted By MichiganApril
Bmw should issue a recall

out of all the items BMW should issue a RECALL ON-- the Panoramic Sunroof should be a PRIORITY!! It disturbs me that such a reputable, german - engineered vehicle could be SOOOOOOOO FAULTY!!!!! ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,669
Posted By MichiganApril
awesome picts!!! *you should be a BMW...

awesome picts!!!
*you should be a BMW spokesperson...OR they should use your photos for advertising purposes ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By MichiganApril
We have yet to install wiring (for trailer...

We have yet to install wiring (for trailer purposes)--- i'm not sure when we'll do this, possibly before we go on a road trip....
but otherwise, the hitch looks great, my hubby did a great job,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By MichiganApril
Thanks ALOT you guys! :) We did the DIY, with...

Thanks ALOT you guys! :)
We did the DIY, with the links provided! Hubby got the hitch
on in about an hour! Awesome!
Mackinaw island here we come!
:thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By MichiganApril
want a hitch for my '04 x3

hey everyone~
long time since I've posted! (having a baby will do that to ya ;)

Anyways...now it's a VERY gorgeous summer here in northern michigan,
and my family is very active...
I realized...
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