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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Denver61
Al, that sounds like a cool system as well. ...

Al, that sounds like a cool system as well.

And a helluva lot cheaper than a DICE/USA SPEC deal.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Denver61
Nope, not pre-wired, but just from Googling the...

Nope, not pre-wired, but just from Googling the issue, I think a USA/SPEC interface rig might do the trick.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Denver61
2006 X3 - Satellite Radio and Aux In Questions . . .

. . . first off many thanks to the forum for the great storehouse of knowledge. Cannot tell you how much dough I've saved thru the miracle of the "search" button on here. We can start with the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Denver61
I dunno. Not saying the X3 is exactly cheap to...

I dunno. Not saying the X3 is exactly cheap to maintain but . . . I've replaced shocks, brakes tires, plugs and a fuel pump on my wife's "ultra-reliable" Toyota Sienna. Heck, that's stuff will fail...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 62,682
Posted By Denver61
2006 X3 3.0 w/88,000 miles. Replaced the...

2006 X3 3.0 w/88,000 miles.

Replaced the CCVV and breather hoses and did the transfer case gear swap out to the tune of $200.00. Replaced the MAF sensor with a $150 job from BuyAutoParts.com.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By Denver61
Resolution to the Triad Lights - And Confirmation of the Gear issue . . .

. . . couple of weeks ago I posted about my experience with the "terrible triad". They went on and then went off as soon as I whipped into my indy mechanic. He found the "transfer case motor fault"...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,059
Posted By Denver61
A couple of years back, one of my original...

A couple of years back, one of my original Scorpions blew out. Went to Discount Tire for replacement because they were close. Ended up replacing the rest of them (they were getting pretty bare...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Denver61
Yeah, the "tapping" is the only thing that gives...

Yeah, the "tapping" is the only thing that gives me pause, but it's over by the time I manage to get out the door and listen. Good advice - may bring it back and have him run the codes again. He's...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Denver61
Another "Terrible Triad" Post . . . .

. . . I know, I know, there's a mountain of posts on this issue. I've burned up my modem reading everything I can. I've read the stickies up top. Please bear with me.

Question: driving my 2006...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Denver61
Yup, that what I ended up doing. Easy fit, no...

Yup, that what I ended up doing. Easy fit, no hassle.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Denver61
Drivers Side Wiper Airfoil Question . . .

. . . I searched high and low for an answer to this one and didn't find it. If it's on here somewhere I apologize in advance.

After successfully replacing my windshield fluid reservoir pump on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 62,682
Posted By Denver61
Just passed 72,000K 2006 X3. Relatively...

Just passed 72,000K 2006 X3.

Relatively trouble-free.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 62,682
Posted By Denver61
Right behind you, Wallace. 2006 X3 bought in 2009...

Right behind you, Wallace. 2006 X3 bought in 2009 on CPO. Just hit 64,000 miles and getting right around 19mpg.

Aside from a burned out headlight, no real repairs. Just got done with Inspection...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,189
Posted By Denver61
I'm in the same boat. 5 months left on the CPO...

I'm in the same boat. 5 months left on the CPO warranty on my '06. A couple of annoying issues that the CPO covered (rear window malfunction, heat fan adjustment), but nothing major. Runs like a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Denver61
See my posts in the thread below. I replaced my...

See my posts in the thread below. I replaced my Pirelli Scorpions with the Yoko 580s and am very happy with them.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,434
Posted By Denver61
Living in Colorado -and taking the ski trips that...

Living in Colorado -and taking the ski trips that my family does - traction in snow is a factor. Nothing wrong with the Pirellis in that regard, but the Yoko are reportedly a little better there.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,434
Posted By Denver61
I have a 2006 X3 with about 62K miles on it. Was...

I have a 2006 X3 with about 62K miles on it. Was running on the Pirelli Scorpion STRs. Last week I had a blow out on the front left tire - had a massive screw imbedded in the sidewall (for once the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,147
Posted By Denver61
Hey RT - Finally back from Minneapolis. The...

Hey RT -

Finally back from Minneapolis. The drive through Iowa was like driving though a Mad Max landscape - wrecks and overturned cars all over the place. The X3 handled wonderfully through the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,147
Posted By Denver61
RT - Strange you should post this. I bought...

RT -

Strange you should post this. I bought a CPO 2006 X3 from Schomp in August. Love the ride so far and have driven it up and down the front range with no problems. I just drove it from Denver...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,405
Posted By Denver61
If gonna LEASE any vehicle for $1000 a month, it...

If gonna LEASE any vehicle for $1000 a month, it better come with a kitchen, stewardesses and an autopilot.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By Denver61
I also have a black 2006 X3. Bought it CPO from...

I also have a black 2006 X3. Bought it CPO from Schomp in August.

Schomp put a clear bra on it for me for no charge (they goofed my paperwork and wanted to make it up to me). This is the second...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By Denver61
Bob, be careful with Murray. I went thru a...

Bob, be careful with Murray. I went thru a couple of rounds of negotiations on a '06 CPO X3 with Murray. Totally inflexible. Murray sells to the Denver Cherry Creek professional crowd, and their...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,695
Posted By Denver61
Anybody Use SD Mode Full Time?

Been messing around with my "new" 2006 CPO X3 auto tranny and "discovered" the SD mode today while tooling around town. Hmmmm. I like the way it handles, especially in the Denver foothills. More...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,203
Posted By Denver61
Yeah, I finally figured that out. Every car I've...

Yeah, I finally figured that out. Every car I've ever had, when I hit the "heat" switch, I got heat from everywhere. Took me a bit to figure out the red/blue "wheel of fortune" on the X3. I don't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,203
Posted By Denver61
Oh man, I really hate to subject the folks here...

Oh man, I really hate to subject the folks here to another climate control discussion.

My understanding is that the front vents are independent from the floor/side vents, so that you can get fresh...
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