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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By dicor
Thanks appreciate the info.

Thanks appreciate the info.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By dicor
Has anyone replaced their AC compressor?

I called BMW and they quoted me over $2000 to have the comp replaced. I found a new Denso compressor for $219 so I suppose I'm doing it myself. Has anyone here replaced one....if so was in a big...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 57,258
Posted By dicor
189,000 and I'm beginning to worry about my...

189,000 and I'm beginning to worry about my transmission.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,293
Posted By dicor
yes...luckily they are rusting on the horizontal...

yes...luckily they are rusting on the horizontal rail part and not the base where they are mounted. I think if I were to carefully mask the body from the rail the rust could be ground off, smoothed...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,293
Posted By dicor
Corroding roof rack

I have a 04 X3 the the rails on the roof rack are beginning to rust. The paint is raised in 3 places and I'm sure if I poked is with a screwdriver it would flake away. I'm past the warranty so I'm...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 57,258
Posted By dicor
As I posted earlier 170K and for the most part...

As I posted earlier 170K and for the most part it's been a good vehicle. I've had the usual breakdowns that are common to theses. Busted sunroof, replaced the transfer box, instrument cluster, water...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 57,258
Posted By dicor
2004 X3 just turned 170,000

2004 X3 just turned 170,000
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By dicor
I was confused about the push rods also. I'm...

I was confused about the push rods also. I'm transcribing exactly what's on the work order.
Replaced 12 Hydr. valve pushrods...FP Number 11-33-7-605-330
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By dicor
What happened to my car?

We got a 2006 325I with 60,000 miles on it. Last week all of a sudden a very loud tapping began, it sounded like a stuck lifter. We took it to the dealer. They replaced the exhaust lifters and 12...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By dicor
What happened here????

We got a 2006 325I with 60,000 miles on it. Last week all of a sudden a very loud tapping began, it sounded like a stuck lifter. We took it to the dealer. They replaced the exhaust lifters and 12...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,874
Posted By dicor
I've used Centric rotors before and they worked...

I've used Centric rotors before and they worked perfectly it felt and stopped exactly the way it did when it was new.
I forgot about the sensor, don't even think about trying to salvage and reuse...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,874
Posted By dicor
Change the rotors when you change the pads. I...

Change the rotors when you change the pads. I tried to get away without changing the rotors on the X3 and the Wife's 325I and both times they squealed like a stuck pig and would not stop squealing. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By dicor
I tried manually closing it myself but got scared...

I tried manually closing it myself but got scared off. I was afraid my inexperience might shatter the glass. So I took it to the dealer, I figured they must have had tons of experience doing this for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By dicor
Mine was too, LAST WEEK :rofl:

Mine was too, LAST WEEK :rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By dicor
Sunroof fugitaboutit

I got a 2004 X3 with the panoramic sunroof that was stuck in the vent open position. The motor was working fine however the linkage or as BMW calls it cassette was kaput. I use my sunroof on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By dicor
Hissing sound?????

A very strange hissing sound was coming from my engine this morning around the radiator area. It sounded like a vacuum leak, maybe?? After running it for 30 minutes it went away. It ran smoothly as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By dicor
That's whack "uncontrolled intersection"?????...

That's whack "uncontrolled intersection"????? They need to invest in some stop signs!!!!
Sorry to that dude.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,888
Posted By dicor
As a matter of fact I bought a CPO 06 328I 2...

As a matter of fact I bought a CPO 06 328I 2 weeks ago, lo miles, perfect cond, Sp.Graphite prem& cold weather pkg. I offered them 21,500 cash for it, it's in the garage now. Cash is KING.
The only...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,888
Posted By dicor
I think buying a car especially a used car should...

I think buying a car especially a used car should be a well thought out procedure. Figure out exactly what you want for your trade in. Figure out exactly what kind of car you want, mileage, options...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,888
Posted By dicor
Suggested retail value for your Mini is 15k and...

Suggested retail value for your Mini is 15k and the 330i 27k, according to Kelley BB. It's an OK deal, if you were able to get an add'l 4k for your car you would have something to brag about. IMO
Forum: European Delivery 11-30-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,313
Posted By dicor
This is of no help to you now, howevever, if you...

This is of no help to you now, howevever, if you ever get back to Belgium try to schedule a couple days at the Ghent Fest http://festivalgent.be/ It's a real good time you'll never forget.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-30-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By dicor
I had the same issue with my 94 325I years ago....

I had the same issue with my 94 325I years ago. The plastic impellor in the water pump began spinning on the drive shaft. It pumped enough coolant tp keep the temp needle a 12 oclock but did not...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-30-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,364
Posted By dicor
218K on my 94 325I- 100K on my 04 X3 - 50K on my...

218K on my 94 325I- 100K on my 04 X3 - 50K on my 06 428I all going strong. The 94 just passed state inspection today with a clitch. :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By dicor
Don't laugh, I swear it works. Use PAM you know...

Don't laugh, I swear it works. Use PAM you know the stuff you spray in your frying pan for cooking. If you give the front hood, grill etc... a good coating the bugs will come off easily with the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By dicor
I also have a 04 X3. I have a Sirius Stiletto 2...

I also have a 04 X3. I have a Sirius Stiletto 2 Satellite radio that I wanted to play thru the AUX on my radio. I purchased an input cable from Bavauto for about $40. It installed very easily, the...
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