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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-03-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,280
Posted By Allies_X3
I've seen it in person, and it's not bright, but...

I've seen it in person, and it's not bright, but it is really REALLY red. Just my .02.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-07-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,663
Posted By Allies_X3
Check forum sponsors to save yourself time

Check forum sponsors to save yourself time
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,350
Posted By Allies_X3
The insulation goes around the hoses; see the...

The insulation goes around the hoses; see the image under CORRECTION on this link:
http://chrisparente.com/Images/530/CCV-SIB110803.pdf

includes part numbers.

If they replaced it with the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,350
Posted By Allies_X3
It's the same price or within $10. The "cold...

It's the same price or within $10. The "cold weather" replacement just has some insulation around it so the cold doesn't cause it to crack as easily.

As for a recall, there isn't one. I guess...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,350
Posted By Allies_X3
Nice! Glad it worked out for you. Did you get...

Nice! Glad it worked out for you. Did you get the cold weather replacement that BMW came out with after the original was found to fail in cold weather? I am also in Maryland; which shop did you...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-26-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,333
Posted By Allies_X3
Invoice is what the dealership pays BMW for the...

Invoice is what the dealership pays BMW for the car. MSRP is what the dealer wants to ideally sell the car for; it's the marked up price. Of course the price really depends on the car's market. ...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-26-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,663
Posted By Allies_X3
Congrats! You'll love it, I have no doubt about...

Congrats! You'll love it, I have no doubt about it.

I have to disagree with you about the snow, though; I can't get enough of it :-)

Enjoy retirement!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-26-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,046
Posted By Allies_X3
Rubber Floor Mats?

Anyone picked up some non-OEM rubber mats for their X1 yet? I don't particularly care for the OEM ones, and I'm curious if anyone else has found a good set that they like better.

Thanks in...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-26-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By Allies_X3
+1.

+1.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-26-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,333
Posted By Allies_X3
Garry, I'll give you the same advice I was...

Garry,

I'll give you the same advice I was given:

Check out bmwconfig.com for the invoice price.

There is a list of site sponsors that are probably more willing to get you near invoice...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-25-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,663
Posted By Allies_X3
Mine came with floor mats. I am pretty sure...

Mine came with floor mats. I am pretty sure they're not listed as an option.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-25-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,663
Posted By Allies_X3
I dropped the hammer on a xdrive28i. Valencia...

I dropped the hammer on a xdrive28i. Valencia orange with Premium, cold weather and tech packages. Paid $800 over invoice at northwest bmw in Pikesvillle, Maryland.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Allies_X3
Ah, I think d1s bulbs use the ballast and the d2s...

Ah, I think d1s bulbs use the ballast and the d2s have an igniter. I'm kind of ig'nant with the cars so I could be wrong, but that's what it seems like when I look at the Google :-)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Allies_X3
It's called an igniter on the parts page, but...

It's called an igniter on the parts page, but maybe it is potato potahto...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,287
Posted By Allies_X3
Advance auto had a replacement for just over...

Advance auto had a replacement for just over $100, and the guy replaced it for me in the lot after I asked if I could borrow the necessary tools to DIY. I guess he didn't think I could do it myself....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,938
Posted By Allies_X3
Might be worth checking to see if you hear a high...

Might be worth checking to see if you hear a high pitched whistle when you rev the engine. I noticed it upon depression of the accelerator but it only lasted a half a second as the RPMs increased.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,938
Posted By Allies_X3
Seconding Tim Arnold. The y-duct off the main...

Seconding Tim Arnold. The y-duct off the main duct seems to tear often and unfortunately you have to take it out to actually see it. The main duct in my X3 looked perfect but the smaller duct was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,350
Posted By Allies_X3
The link for bavauto is up higher onthe thread if...

The link for bavauto is up higher onthe thread if you want it
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,350
Posted By Allies_X3
I ended up having the crankcase vent valve...

I ended up having the crankcase vent valve replaced. There is a video on bavauto if you want to DIY. I got it fixed at an Indy shop for 600 p&l. The parts aren't the expensive part for this, it was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,699
Posted By Allies_X3
I had the oem Bridgestone tires that winter. My...

I had the oem Bridgestone tires that winter. My husband has the Pirelli scorpions and they were fine too.

The local Indy shop recommended continental DWS tires; I haven't had them out in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,699
Posted By Allies_X3
IMO, the x3 does pretty great in crap weather. A...

IMO, the x3 does pretty great in crap weather. A couple winters ago we had a bad storm that dumped 6" in an hour, right before the rush. I have to go up a steep grade to get to my house, and there...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Allies_X3
Xenon bulb fused to igniter?

I tried to replace my bulb this evening, only to find the igniter burnt together with the bulb. Awesome. Here's a pic. Anyone else seen this? Cause?
Forum: General BMW 11-20-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By Allies_X3
A few years late but here it is: bmwvin.com

A few years late but here it is:

bmwvin.com
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By Allies_X3
The dealer quoted me $1180 for it, and the Indy...

The dealer quoted me $1180 for it, and the Indy shop quoted me $330. When I pick it up today it'll be about $600 instead. Long story. But yeah, $300 is definitely better than anything I would have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,453
Posted By Allies_X3
Shrug. When I configured the Audi on their...

Shrug. When I configured the Audi on their website with what I wanted in my X1, the pricing was only about 4k off. I don't think that is a huge difference when you're looking at a 35-40k car. It...
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