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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
shark injector take a look at it. Turner...

shark injector take a look at it. Turner motorsports sells it
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Supercourse is right try checking your spark plugs

Supercourse is right try checking your spark plugs
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,336
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Theres two holes on each side of the steering...

Theres two holes on each side of the steering wheel. Insert a small flat head screwdriver and you should feel a tension spring press on that and it should unlatch the airbag. MAKE SURE you unplug the...
Forum: General BMW 04-09-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
When I debadged mine took a heat gun to the logos...

When I debadged mine took a heat gun to the logos to soften the adhesive then I took a piece of floss and used it as sort of a friction saw. Once you remove the logo if there is any adhesive residue...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Trust me I don't cheap out when buying parts for...

Trust me I don't cheap out when buying parts for my bmws. I also know how cheap rotors can be made out of cheaper metals and the weight not dispersed correctly causing a difference in mass. I stick...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Im glad to see ECS tuning is on Bimmerfest! Im...

Im glad to see ECS tuning is on Bimmerfest! Im getting ready to place an order from you guys to complete my 100k mile service. You guys are reasonably priced and ship the parts out quick. I highly...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
I use 4 craftsman 4 ton stands as well and I find...

I use 4 craftsman 4 ton stands as well and I find am able to slid right under the x3 but its a bit tight of working conditions and you can't use a creeper... I mean you could if you want to scrape...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Well I have a lot to write back too... Thank...

Well I have a lot to write back too...

Thank you usaret I was planning on going with redline I just was being lazy and didn't want to look up the type...

MADBMW I will have a parts list up soon...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Of course... if you can get more parts by arguing...

Of course... if you can get more parts by arguing with them than its worth a try.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
If you can't find one at your local wrecking...

If you can't find one at your local wrecking yard... heres the part number 72 15 7 070 643 it runs about $20
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Good looks Jeff :thumb up: Im glad to see...

Good looks Jeff :thumb up:

Im glad to see someone is actually working on a fix that doesn't involve replacing a whole assembly when a simple plastic gear goes bad. I have actually purchased...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
The code P0420 is the cat efficiency code for...

The code P0420 is the cat efficiency code for exhaust bank 1 which is cylinders 1 to 3. Basically the O2 sensor is telling the DME there is too much oxygen leaving the cat converter. This code could...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
I prefer to use 4 jack stands because that way...

I prefer to use 4 jack stands because that way all four wheels are off the ground. When working with the engine running the car will be very stable and even if by a terrible mistake you put the car...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
I have used rock auto before but Im a little...

I have used rock auto before but Im a little weary when it comes to parts that matter. For instance I probably wouldn't buy a water pump from them but I have used them to purchase rotors at an...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,086
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
My x3 is wonderful in the snow you just need the...

My x3 is wonderful in the snow you just need the proper tires
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,946
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Code P0307 is a cylinder 7 misfire. The 2.5i M54...

Code P0307 is a cylinder 7 misfire. The 2.5i M54 only has 6 cylinders... but I would check your spark plugs, coils and to see if there are any localized vacuum leaks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Well if your planning on living in a cold...

Well if your planning on living in a cold environment then you should replace the old CCV with the cold weather CCV part number 11 61 7 533 400. This is made with different foam that keeps heat in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
If I'm not mistaken the Bosch Platinum 4 prong...

If I'm not mistaken the Bosch Platinum 4 prong are the OEM spark plugs that are installed in M54 only BMW is stamped on the side. This is according to the good folks at bimmer specialist. I will hold...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,447
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Look up Shark Injector. Its a device you plug...

Look up Shark Injector. Its a device you plug into the J1962 port (OBDII diagnostics port) and it remaps the fuel injection system and timing along with tightening up the throttle response. Its a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
I will deff add water pump but I will probably do...

I will deff add water pump but I will probably do that by the end of summer I also will be working on our e30 m52 swap putting all new suspension parts on including a coil over kit with camber plates...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,447
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Adding a cold air can add a few horses to the M54...

Adding a cold air can add a few horses to the M54 engine but if your looking for more power a cold air intake combined with a DME performance flash tune is the best way to get the 184hp closer to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
100K Mile Service

So after many years and miles of faithful service from my X3 I have finally reached the 100,000 mile mark! She is still running strong and so far I have experienced no major problems. So I decided to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Looks nice I see you added some tar mats to...

Looks nice I see you added some tar mats to dampen outside noise :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Yes I had mine replaced last summer for free BMW...

Yes I had mine replaced last summer for free BMW sent me a letter telling me of this recall.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,104
Posted By Bimmer's Garage
Okay thats what I figured... the way your fan...

Okay thats what I figured... the way your fan works is 12V current is constantly supplied to the fans control unit which is located on the back of the electric motor. This control unit takes low...
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