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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By fivepointnine
I had 2 of the same front tires on mine, with the...

I had 2 of the same front tires on mine, with the back each tire was different, cause clunking and all kinds of weird sounds/feelings when driving. Put 4 new Bridgestone RE040's on it, it drives...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By fivepointnine
new and old X3's

here is my first X3, a 2004 2.5 with just the basic options and pano roof (which broke lol)
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y127/fivepointnine/photo38.jpg...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By fivepointnine
I was extremely close to buying a fairly low...

I was extremely close to buying a fairly low mileage Cayenne S, but the cracked cylinder liner stories scared me off, and I ended up buying another X3 instead.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By fivepointnine
Strange navigation issue

Navigation works great, but when I stop and turn off the vehicle the navigation screen pops up to a blank screen. You cannot remove the disc either when this happens. I have to pull the fuse (42 I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By fivepointnine
my nav unit sometimes does not power on, I think...

my nav unit sometimes does not power on, I think the MKIV unit is locking up. When this happens there is a solid red light on the MKIV unit and you cannot eject the disc. I pull the fuse,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By fivepointnine
Mine was just the gasket on the oil filler tube....

Mine was just the gasket on the oil filler tube. When mine failed I had a ton of suction at the oil filler, poor idle and a CEL. After the failure I also had to replace the valve cover gasket and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By fivepointnine
I paid less than 400 at the dealer for a...

I paid less than 400 at the dealer for a transmission fluid and filter change last time I had it done.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By fivepointnine
Im about to do that in mine, its annoying with...

Im about to do that in mine, its annoying with the sports rear section, you can actually hear when it opens and closes (if you listen closely)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By fivepointnine
clunk seems to be almost gone now that I had new...

clunk seems to be almost gone now that I had new tires put on. Hopefully getting the transmission/transfer case and rear diff gets rid of the very small remnents of it!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 979
Posted By fivepointnine
I dont think it snows enough in London to really...

I dont think it snows enough in London to really justify a winter tire, you just have to be aware that with a summer tire it will take a bit longer to stop. As for the shutting down thing I have no...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By fivepointnine
Yeah,all the tires are cheapo's (about half worn...

Yeah,all the tires are cheapo's (about half worn Accelera Phi's), with one brand new Yokohama W drive winter tire, Im sure the X3 does not like it, Im getting Bridgestone RE040's installed
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By fivepointnine
yeah my last X3 pano roof broke at 85k miles and...

yeah my last X3 pano roof broke at 85k miles and after that I vowed no pano roof ever again haha.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By fivepointnine
I was planning on just a transmission fluid...

I was planning on just a transmission fluid change, but I will have all three done, also I have mis-matched rear tires (same size, but different brands and tread pattern) so I am getting 4 new...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By fivepointnine
05 X3 clunk

So I just picked up a new to me 05 X3 3.0 Sport with 82k miles (UK version with the M sport bodykit and no pano roof!!!) and I did not notice during my test drive,but after driving around in stop and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,558
Posted By fivepointnine
I have a 04, which was stiffer than the other...

I have a 04, which was stiffer than the other years, and I dont think it rides rough at all, firm yes, but nothing crazy. My last vehicle was a lifted Titan and our other car is a Mercedes CLK500...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By fivepointnine
Shocks and struts pretty much last until they...

Shocks and struts pretty much last until they start leaking. Springs Do sag over time though, and they also like to break pigtails lol.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By fivepointnine
had a similar problem, I troubleshot mine with...

had a similar problem, I troubleshot mine with the valet/wallet key and determined the key was bad...got a new key from the dealer and have not had an issue.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By fivepointnine
rubber mallet from behind...seriously.

rubber mallet from behind...seriously.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By fivepointnine
annual waxing? During the winter I am waxing...

annual waxing? During the winter I am waxing almost every other week (or when it stops raining long enough lol) When the water stops beading its time to wax!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 29,188
Posted By fivepointnine
since I manually closed the roof after it...

since I manually closed the roof after it breaking, I have not had any leak issues, even is a few torrential PNW downpours, you have to pay attention to it being closed properly when manually...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By fivepointnine
thats it, thanks!

thats it, thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By fivepointnine
part number needed

I need the part number for the little plastic/rubber spoiler thing in front of the drivers side rear tire, I have no idea what its called and cant find it on the realOEM search. (mine is torn)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By fivepointnine
you would not be able to see St Helens from...

you would not be able to see St Helens from there, it would be almost straight behind Rainier in that pic. I can see both mountains on a very clear day on my way to work. (St Helens is the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By fivepointnine
He already has the 04, which has stiffer...

He already has the 04, which has stiffer suspension than the 05-up. The X3 did very good in the handling and braking tests from the magazines, you should have no problem doing a track day with some...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By fivepointnine
I should still have 12k until the plugs need...

I should still have 12k until the plugs need changed, but it is a possibility. Started this morning with no issue.
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