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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By clif k
Quality has little or nothing to do with the...

Quality has little or nothing to do with the octane rating. The octane is the addition of chemicals that raise the ignition temperature and that is supposed to keep the fuel from igniting on carbon...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-01-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 166,032
Posted By clif k
I am not in the possession of certified facts,...

I am not in the possession of certified facts, but the truth is most batteries that are of average quality will give reasonable service of from 4 to 6 years. The longer life batteries are just...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 838
Posted By clif k
2008 X3, Dice Install

Attempting to install the Dice Silver Pro and when it was connected I needed to leave the car for an hour or so and so wanted to lock it. The fob button did not work, when I tried to push the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-31-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 318,377
Posted By clif k
Thank you Tom. Is there really a difference in...

Thank you Tom. Is there really a difference in the 2 sets? I would expect that if there were some difference the color codes or pin usage would have been different. Just curious.

Again Thank you
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-31-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 318,377
Posted By clif k
I got an email saying Scubat had answered my...

I got an email saying Scubat had answered my question here but I don't seem to find an answer to my question. So I shall try this again. I have 2 each 6 pin connectors between the seats in the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-03-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 318,377
Posted By clif k
Thanks Tom, I am guessing you are sure of that...

Thanks Tom, I am guessing you are sure of that and I won't fry the Dice or worse the whole electric system of the car?

Clif:thumbup:
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-03-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 318,377
Posted By clif k
Well I have been reading questions and comments...

Well I have been reading questions and comments for several hours and I am starting to come to a couple conclusions, 1. That BMW is very well engineered and with few exceptions designed for the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-03-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 318,377
Posted By clif k
I may have missed something along the way...

I may have missed something along the way including a bit of grey matter but.... I have the Dice module from Dice through Amazon which I ordered for my Honey's '08 x5, this was part of her...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 99
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Views: 38,345
Posted By clif k
Are the 4 Kappa's still "up for grabs" if so I...

Are the 4 Kappa's still "up for grabs" if so I would be quite willing to do something to off-set your costs to move them along. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,592
Posted By clif k
Wink Trickle Charger

I think you could find a trickle charger that plugs into the lighter outlet that would hold the memories up. You could make one from that old Cell Phone car cord and a wall wart or also known as a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,653
Posted By clif k
I found this information you may find useful. ...

I found this information you may find useful.

The following site is a good place to start the process of understanding a filters ability to remove what sized particulates.
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,653
Posted By clif k
Just curious

I have read a good number of comments about the choice of oil, and the choice of filters and the on going debate about how often to change the oil. There seems to be no limit to opinions. What I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,923
Posted By clif k
Grocery Gripper

I just put one in our new to us '08 w/o Nav. and it went nicely where it was called for in the instructions, in fact if you move much from that location you will require it to flex enough to make me...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,557
Posted By clif k
Lets give this another dance

I am wondering if anyone has the knowledge to say the weak link is the the "oil" or the filter? What is the largest particle the BMW filter will pass? I accept any piece of metal in the lube system...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,557
Posted By clif k
Central Ca. '08, Auto. just purchased

I am very curious if anyone is using the old change the filter and add a quart concept, by changing out the filter at 7,500 and topping up the oil? Another thought is to install the drain plug with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,231
Posted By clif k
2008 x3

I wonder what the plugs look like after about 50K Mi? To bring up a well flogged horse at the same time, is anyone doing their oil and filter changes as: all oil and filter at the 15K and Filter and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,113
Posted By clif k
Cool Clif in California

Am I to assume a BMW will collect as much dirt in it's air filter as a Ford, OMG the dealer never told me that.:bigpimp:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,178
Posted By clif k
I am new here but the question of the pealing...

I am new here but the question of the pealing plastic seems to have gone on for a long time. Does anyone know what the product is and can it be purchased in a "spray can" like the bumper paint and...
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