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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,412
Posted By ukfan4sure!
I see part of my problem when I did my brakes! I...

I see part of my problem when I did my brakes! I used Corona and you used Pepsi Max. :D

BTW, I read a lot about rotor wear above. BMW recommends rotors at EACH pad install. Is that just a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,468
Posted By ukfan4sure!
I can't imaging messing around with all of the...

I can't imaging messing around with all of the expensive steering and handling geometries of these vehicles and keep your sanity.

My mods consist of changing all of the REGULAR defective parts...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Any particular reason why not? I think mine...

Any particular reason why not? I think mine looks pretty darned sharp...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By ukfan4sure!
No doubt. I assure you, that's not the...

No doubt.



I assure you, that's not the case.



Wow. I'd like to have seen stripes from a 13 year old...Did you do Vettes?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Yep, I'm sure your right. Bob's been doing...

Yep, I'm sure your right.

Bob's been doing this for 40 years and he's just dying to ruin his reputation these days by stringing 3M pin stripe tape across his customer's cars.....

Wonder why...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By ukfan4sure!
:rofl::rofl: Oh man that's funny. Lets...

:rofl::rofl:

Oh man that's funny. Lets see....pressing out a painted stripe with some soapy water?

As far as his work? Well here is his web site. http://bobtaylors.com/

He'll be at the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Thanks for your service! :)

Thanks for your service! :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,505
Posted By ukfan4sure!
I use Seafoam once in a while..

I use Seafoam once in a while..
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,418
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Who needs a ski bag?......:rofl:

Who needs a ski bag?......:rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By ukfan4sure!
X3 Earned It's Stripes Today....

Just got back from Bob Taylor's House of Color a couple of days ago.

I had him lay the Motorsports colors on the side of the Alpine. Pretty sweet on a white vehicle.

What do you guys think?
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By ukfan4sure!
My independent shop said the same thing. I trust...

My independent shop said the same thing. I trust them even though it goes against every brain cell in my mind....:yikes:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,022
Posted By ukfan4sure!
My local Indy said 100K and I'd be good. I trust...

My local Indy said 100K and I'd be good. I trust them. He said the fluids were $$$.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,418
Posted By ukfan4sure!
You're in denial, my friend. BMW isn't what it...

You're in denial, my friend. BMW isn't what it used to be. Face it.

And yes, I can say that. I've owned 6 and have over 4,500 posts on another board since 2004. I am an enthusiast of these...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By ukfan4sure!
And what would that be? My independent shop here...

And what would that be? My independent shop here told me 100K. I sort of wonder about that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Very good point. I filled up with Shell today...

Very good point. I filled up with Shell today and I'm sure they are adding ethanol.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
For me, getting the Sport package allowed you to...

For me, getting the Sport package allowed you to get the ///M package which allowed me to get a full body colored cladding instead of the ugly black wrap.

It was that simple.

This morning I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Reset the programming of the transmission today. ...

Reset the programming of the transmission today. It really helped with the jerky downshifts and delayed upshifts. Maybe the Roundel will keep it's place in the drive.

Oh yes. Wanted to mention...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,195
Posted By ukfan4sure!
You can believe it. I get about the same. Maybe...

You can believe it. I get about the same. Maybe 17.5 in mixed driving; 22 all highway. The Lexus RX300 I own gets about the same.

And no, I dont' have a heavy foot and try to gingerly throttle...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,195
Posted By ukfan4sure!
I find this utterly amazing! I drive I64 Lou/Lex...

I find this utterly amazing! I drive I64 Lou/Lex and can't get but 22. I might as well have bought an X5.

I'm going to have to look into this somehow.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Solid advice. I probably need to do the same. ...

Solid advice. I probably need to do the same. About the quirks: you can deal with it because "all replaced under warranty". My Lexus has 160K on it and exhibits NONE of these issues. It's a 2001,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Thanks for the welcome, but it looks like I'm...

Thanks for the welcome, but it looks like I'm wearing it out quickly....:mad:

I truly do think my BMW days are over and will be looking at the IS250 or Infinity next time around.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
OK. Fair is fair. I beat up your you's...

OK. Fair is fair.

I beat up your you's guys's (that's Northern talk) car, you bash me. Fine. Maybe I'm just a bit upset about this car to the point I have taken it further than a rational...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Excuse me, but blood in my urine after riding in...

Excuse me, but blood in my urine after riding in this car (truck or whatever you want to call it) is not "subjective"...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Yeah, more misery

Yeah, more misery
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,879
Posted By ukfan4sure!
Ignored the Sticky? Didn't know there WAS one...

Ignored the Sticky? Didn't know there WAS one until it was too late. Like everyone says, you don't know there is a problem till you have the problem. Then your research leads you here where you...
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