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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Today, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,899
Posted By noego
no thread like an old thread :rofl:

no thread like an old thread :rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By noego
That is one of the things the mechanic did in...

That is one of the things the mechanic did in tracking down my worn out u joint/drive shaft.

In fact, he started the engine, put it in manual shift mode and ran the rpm's up to put a load on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By noego
Just replaced the drive shaft because of very...

Just replaced the drive shaft because of very subtle vibrations and a low "rumble" while slowing/decelerating. The rear U-joint was shot and the only way to pin-point the location of the problem was...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,304
Posted By noego
https://youtu.be/LfmrHTdXgK4

https://youtu.be/LfmrHTdXgK4
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By noego
:rofl: But, the troops who fly in them and who...

:rofl: But, the troops who fly in them and who use them for combat reportedly like them. :dunno: Maybe the bugs have been worked out...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By noego
Looks like an Osprey V 22. ...

Looks like an Osprey V 22.

https://youtu.be/8SmKXEyho6k
Forum: Off-Topic 02-17-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By noego
Oh, OK then :thumbup: I thought I was seeing...

Oh, OK then :thumbup: I thought I was seeing things and hearing things :eek:
Forum: Off-Topic 02-16-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By noego
I figured every time the guy in the video saw me...

I figured every time the guy in the video saw me turn my head away from the screen he said 'bah' and when he saw me turn back he said 'fah'. :dunno:
Forum: Off-Topic 02-14-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,304
Posted By noego
world's greatest authority! ...

world's greatest authority!

https://youtu.be/MxtN0xxzfsw
Forum: Off-Topic 02-14-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,304
Posted By noego
https://youtu.be/nndGGnOFvMk

https://youtu.be/nndGGnOFvMk
Forum: Off-Topic 02-14-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,304
Posted By noego
https://youtu.be/ZlV3oQ3pLA0

https://youtu.be/ZlV3oQ3pLA0
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By noego
Alright! That is outstanding, and congratulations...

Alright! That is outstanding, and congratulations and thank you for blazing the trail on this. From my searches your's is the most encouraging for solving this problem to be found anywhere on the...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-11-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By noego
Epic

https://youtu.be/ooloSPL1lZc
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By noego
The pad is shot. The plug is working fine. A...

The pad is shot. The plug is working fine. A mechanic at an independent garage checked the temperature of the seat as it was warming up. The temp at the "hot spot" that I previously described quickly...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-10-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By noego
I spent a year in Korea and ate practically every...

I spent a year in Korea and ate practically every meal "on the economy" as we used to say back then. I can almost promise you that if someone would have slipped a dill pickle into one of those...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By noego
Thanks a lot jeepo23! From everything I've looked...

Thanks a lot jeepo23! From everything I've looked at this gives me the most confidence that the seat heater can be fixed without the expense of a new seat. I appreciate your willingness to share.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By noego
I figured the seat heater failed was because my...

I figured the seat heater failed was because my left butt cheek got very hot. It seems from what I read of other's experiences with a seat heater failure the seat heater burns through the upholstery...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-09-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By noego
I don't think a bushel basket of noodles and...

I don't think a bushel basket of noodles and three dozen pigs feet are that filling. :dunno: :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By noego
I need the bottom pad too. How do I get in...

I need the bottom pad too. How do I get in contact with the person in Europe who you bought the part from? Thanks for your response. It is most helpful and gives me the idea that, yes, this too can...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By noego
I'll be doing exactly that. The hot spot is...

I'll be doing exactly that. The hot spot is specifically in the area of high up on the left cheek :) and no where else. The rest of the seat feels "normal" as it has always felt when the heater was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By noego
:) I think my lovely spouse would say, hey, wait...

:) I think my lovely spouse would say, hey, wait a doggone minute!

I just called our local independent shop and the owner said he would take a look at the problem tomorrow morning. So --- maybe he...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By noego
Seat Heater '06 E-83

The driver's side seat heater gave up the ghost two days ago. Doing a search here and on various other BMW forum sites, and a couple of simple internet searches made me conclude there is no way to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By noego
That's a lot of money to replace (presumably) a...

That's a lot of money to replace (presumably) a burned out xenon bulb - or, - are you replacing the entire headlight assembly?

The bulbs don't cost anywhere near that much money....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By noego
this might help with technique for tiny...

this might help with technique for tiny connections - I'm awful at soldering so I wish you luck :)

https://youtu.be/xrVCkEoY_8M
Forum: Off-Topic 02-04-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By noego
How do you make your 335i turn into a Subaru? :)

How do you make your 335i turn into a Subaru? :)
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