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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-14-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By MC-X3
The US Millworks mount the plate close to the...

The US Millworks mount the plate close to the bumper, mount point is ~1" from the bumper. Bumpers are curved where they mount so the ends of the plate will be further away.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,308
Posted By MC-X3
If the battery is already dead, you aren't really...

If the battery is already dead, you aren't really risking anything other then the price of the battery you are putting in it.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-18-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By MC-X3
Hill start does not work if you don't have the...

Hill start does not work if you don't have the clutch and brake depressed for several seconds. Try putting the clutch in earlier.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-05-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By MC-X3
I would take it to the dealer and tell them where...

I would take it to the dealer and tell them where to put it. Well, not really. If it isn't obvious how to put it where it belongs I would take it in and ask them to reinstall it.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-21-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,430
Posted By MC-X3
I would be feeling a little jealous too. :) ...

I would be feeling a little jealous too. :)

We had a Miata ages ago, mid 90's and sold it after only a few years (too small for my wife's primary/only car). Anyway, that car and another we test...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By MC-X3
Very nice and well done.

Very nice and well done.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-02-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,065
Posted By MC-X3
The holder that was on our car actually covered...

The holder that was on our car actually covered the bottom of the kidney grill. It really looked horrible.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-01-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,065
Posted By MC-X3
we went the two hook mounting route. This one is...

we went the two hook mounting route. This one is well built but a bit pricy.
http://www.usmillworks.com/bmw_front_license_plate_mount_bracket_tow_hook.html
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-25-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,761
Posted By MC-X3
IMO all weather tires suck in all weather. ...

IMO all weather tires suck in all weather. Tirerack has some great videos of summer, all weather and witner tires on an ice rink. Very educational.

A second set of wheels makes swapping way...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-26-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,887
Posted By MC-X3
Good to hear that they got your lights working...

Good to hear that they got your lights working correctly.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-24-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,887
Posted By MC-X3
Make sure your headlight switch is in the...

Make sure your headlight switch is in the automatic mode (far left). If you manually turn them on they do not move side to side.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-18-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,526
Posted By MC-X3
Thanks Z4golfer, that's useful information. ...

Thanks Z4golfer, that's useful information. Should be making an offer on a 35i tomorrow, wish us luck.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-17-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,526
Posted By MC-X3
Help need E89 3.0 owners in Seattle

I'm looking for an owner in the Seattle area that has the sport package that would be willing to give us a ride in their car.

Why? We are looking to buy a preowned E89 and have yet to see one...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,329
Posted By MC-X3
Don't know if they would work on your car, but on...

Don't know if they would work on your car, but on our Mini we got a plate holder that screws into the towing tie down bolt location. I agree with the others about a plate screwed into the bumper is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,822
Posted By MC-X3
I also came from a TSX. Yes, it's electronics...

I also came from a TSX. Yes, it's electronics are better, but my '06 X3 Sport MT handles better.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,638
Posted By MC-X3
I purchased my '06 CPO in West Chester PA and...

I purchased my '06 CPO in West Chester PA and drove home to Seattle WA. It was ~3000 miles. Made it in 3.5 days. Strong headwinds the last 2 days really took a toll on the millage. Went from 22...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,923
Posted By MC-X3
I would bet that it can do 250 km/h (unless it's...

I would bet that it can do 250 km/h (unless it's got a limiter). A number of years ago I was in Munich for several weeks. The 3 cylinder Fiat diesel, which was totally gutless, could do 220. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,256
Posted By MC-X3
According to my wife, our '06 M with sport pkg....

According to my wife, our '06 M with sport pkg. is a manly car.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By MC-X3
I use my motorola Razor with mine, the directory...

I use my motorola Razor with mine, the directory loaded but is rather useless. There is no direct access so you have to go alphabetically through your book, if you pause too long on a name it starts...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By MC-X3
I recently purchased on '06 manual with sport...

I recently purchased on '06 manual with sport package etc.. This vehicle handles better then may sedans, including the TSX that I sold to buy this car.

Pros: great handling, good power, all...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By MC-X3
I have the adapter from Dice, the correct...

I have the adapter from Dice, the correct connector is (at least the one I used successfully) is deep in the center console near the rear.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By MC-X3
I found mine deep down a hole near the rear of...

I found mine deep down a hole near the rear of the compartment.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By MC-X3
I would look again for the connector. Mine was...

I would look again for the connector. Mine was buried very deep and it is covered with a nice black piece of material with velcro.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,853
Posted By MC-X3
I've got a few comments for this thread. The...

I've got a few comments for this thread. The reason for the ED savings (at least from my understanding) is that after you drive the car, BMW is Importing a used vehicle, which costs them fewer...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By MC-X3
hmmm, when I attached by Razor to my '06 X3 it...

hmmm, when I attached by Razor to my '06 X3 it said loading address book. I find it kind of useless. The names display on the radio, but you can only go through them sequentially and if you pause...
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