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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By X3 Skier
Retiring X3

My 05 X3 is going into Semi-Retirement with 145000+ miles and no problems. Has the original clutch and other than normal wearout items, only had to replace the valve cover gasket and oil filter...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By X3 Skier
I think Bavarian Auto has a video on replacing...

I think Bavarian Auto has a video on replacing it.

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By X3 Skier
I would check the ground wires/cables. I've had...

I would check the ground wires/cables. I've had this happen on a few of the cars/trucks I've owned over the years. They tend to corrode or lose contact from dirt, etc.

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By X3 Skier
At 140000 on a 2005 2.5, the only things I...

At 140000 on a 2005 2.5, the only things I repaired/replaced were routine stuff like brakes, filters, plugs etc. Somewhat not routine but not unexpected were Valve Cover Gasket and Oil Filter gasket...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By X3 Skier
Replaced Oil Filter Gasket and Valve Cover Gasket...

Replaced Oil Filter Gasket and Valve Cover Gasket because oil consumption was two quarts every year and it leaked on the garage floor.

One quart of oil every year for the past couple of years and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,825
Posted By X3 Skier
No problem yet but thanks for reviving this...

No problem yet but thanks for reviving this thread.

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By X3 Skier
My 2005 2.5 uses about a quart every 7500. 139000...

My 2005 2.5 uses about a quart every 7500. 139000 miles and no big deal to me.

Cheers
Forum: Off-Topic 08-30-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By X3 Skier
Two of my favorite movies wre Young Frankenstein...

Two of my favorite movies wre Young Frankenstein and Silver Streak.

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By X3 Skier
18 April 2012 (but he may have died long before...

18 April 2012 (but he may have died long before that):confused:

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By X3 Skier
The answer will be revealed at the ball drop on...

The answer will be revealed at the ball drop on New Year's Eve by Dick Clark's Ghost.

Cheers
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-26-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By X3 Skier
I just go with Pandora:angel: Cheers

I just go with Pandora:angel:

Cheers
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By X3 Skier
Its called a factory. It takes steel and a bunch...

Its called a factory. It takes steel and a bunch of other stuff and turns out Cadillacs.:angel:

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,707
Posted By X3 Skier
Keeping my 05 MT until it or I die, whichever...

Keeping my 05 MT until it or I die, whichever comes first.:D

132K miles and no significant repairs required.....yet.

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By X3 Skier
No Check Engine light ever. Last time the codes...

No Check Engine light ever. Last time the codes read, no faults.

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By X3 Skier
Top Tier gas only Gas cap ok New air...

Top Tier gas only

Gas cap ok

New air filter 10000 miles ago and no noticeable "dirt"

Ill have them check the fuel pump next scheduled maintenance.

Thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By X3 Skier
Hot Day Hesitiation

If its hot day, 90+, if I've been running for a long time at high speed, and I stop for a while with the engine shut down, the engine will hesitate after restarting and accelerating. Other than...
Forum: European Delivery 06-15-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,589
Posted By X3 Skier
When I'm in London, I always use the bus system...

When I'm in London, I always use the bus system rather than the Tube. Much more to see above ground than below. Unless you're going a longer distance, the buses are a better choice IMHO.

I always...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By X3 Skier
Agree My Manual 2005 will bring less when I...

Agree

My Manual 2005 will bring less when I sell it but its has depreciated so much in the 11 years I've owned it, its not a big deal:D No problems in 135000+ miles with the original...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By X3 Skier
Be careful how you put them back in. They can be...

Be careful how you put them back in. They can be misaligned somehow. the guy at Advance auto parts replaced one and the first time I drove at night, it was aime at the treetops. As I was at the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,615
Posted By X3 Skier
132K and counting on my MT 2005 X3. Replaced the...

132K and counting on my MT 2005 X3. Replaced the valve cover gasket and the Oil Filter bracket. Done by an independent shop.

Other than routine maintenance like fluid changes, battery, brakes and...
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-28-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,343
Posted By X3 Skier
Always a good time in Zinzinnati. One of the best...

Always a good time in Zinzinnati. One of the best events is the Running of the Wieners, a race of Dachshunds.

Cheers
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-03-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,296
Posted By X3 Skier
No stick, no sale.:thumbdwn: Cheers

No stick, no sale.:thumbdwn:

Cheers
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 06-03-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,023
Posted By X3 Skier
No stick, no sale.:thumbdwn: Cheers

No stick, no sale.:thumbdwn:

Cheers
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-03-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,226
Posted By X3 Skier
No stick shift, still no sale. :cry: Cheers

No stick shift, still no sale. :cry:

Cheers
Forum: The Travel Forum 12-17-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,080
Posted By X3 Skier
Spent a week in London with my two Brothers, my...

Spent a week in London with my two Brothers, my Sister and her husband in Oct. Enjoyed playing tour guide.

Right now prepping for my annual relocation to Steamboat Springs for the ski season via...
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