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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By kenza
Good luck UncleJ! All the best!

Good luck UncleJ! All the best!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,042
Posted By kenza
Well, this is true but somehow I am on my third...

Well, this is true but somehow I am on my third clutch (MT) at 200.000kms. The first one was killed by a bowrider boat whose trailer was stuck in the mud. The second one was almost ok but was making...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 193,103
Posted By kenza
Here is what my old gear looked like. 488325...

Here is what my old gear looked like.

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I did not remove the actuator motor, just pried off the plate. Entire job took around an hour.

Thanks guys, this forum is great, as it has always...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By kenza
Ok, it took me around an hour to replace the...

Ok, it took me around an hour to replace the gear. Lights went away and did not appear during the off-road test I did.

I did not need to remove the actuator motor (opposite to some you tube videos...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By kenza
I changed the T-case fluid at 200K kms (and...

I changed the T-case fluid at 200K kms (and previously at 100K), so it should not be the problem.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By kenza
No, did not hear the clicking sound. But, have...

No, did not hear the clicking sound. But, have not had grease on my hands lately, so will do it anyway :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By kenza
This morning the lights went off. I did find the...

This morning the lights went off. I did find the gear and will probably replace it tomorrow, just in case. It does not look complicated, will probably take 1-1.5hrs.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By kenza
UncleJ, just got the terrible triad myself. First...

UncleJ, just got the terrible triad myself. First real problem in 203.000kms (besides a window drive dog).

Anyway, just need to find the actuator gear (20 bucks) I purchased a couple of months...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By kenza
I just pre-ordered on Amazon. Hope it will be out...

I just pre-ordered on Amazon. Hope it will be out on time.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By kenza
I just replaced my MT oil, it took less than 2...

I just replaced my MT oil, it took less than 2 quarts.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By kenza
Has anyone seen the book?

Has anyone seen the book?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,093
Posted By kenza
Here is the picture that shows what happened with...

Here is the picture that shows what happened with the original tstat. Must be the same problem with the second one...

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,093
Posted By kenza
When I replaced the tstat on my car (with the...

When I replaced the tstat on my car (with the geniune OEM BMW one), the new one lasted for a month and died. Have been driving like this for a year.

Any similar experiences here?
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By kenza
DRP, when I did the test drive, I was able to get...

DRP, when I did the test drive, I was able to get to 95MPH easily. The problem is the car is not capable of doing more, but I think keeping the top speed is perfectly doable. Of course, your SOC will...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By kenza
Broken rear springs?

Broken rear springs?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By kenza
Done it multiple times both ways. Never had any...

Done it multiple times both ways. Never had any issues.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-18-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,815
Posted By kenza
I would look at REX as a help to get you home (to...

I would look at REX as a help to get you home (to the closest charger), not as a fully functional backup for the battery charge. It seems logical that REX would not be able to supply a 100 percent...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-13-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By kenza
What is the advantage of DC Fast charging vs....

What is the advantage of DC Fast charging vs. Regulae L2 charger?


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By kenza
Here is everything you need to know: ...

Here is everything you need to know:
http://www.bmwforums.info/guides-how-tos/993-bmw-diesel-engine-swirl-flaps-to-swirl-flaps.html
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,182
Posted By kenza
Hi! It took me close to 6 hours of relaxed work....

Hi! It took me close to 6 hours of relaxed work. The difference is amazing... :) Love the Bilsteins.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,182
Posted By kenza
I just purchased Bilstein HDs and the rest of...

I just purchased Bilstein HDs and the rest of hardware (spring pads, swaybars, strut hats and shock mounts). Will stick with OEM springs, as do not want to modify the clearence.
Plan on doing the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By kenza
And if you ever need to replace a clutch, there...

And if you ever need to replace a clutch, there is a DIY ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By kenza
Thank you for all great contributions and good...

Thank you for all great contributions and good luck!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By kenza
Take a look at the sticky. There is a lot of info.

Take a look at the sticky. There is a lot of info.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By kenza
Any lights on the dashboard?

Any lights on the dashboard?
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