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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,419
Posted By Captain Roundel
2004 X3 alternator died one month after we got it...

2004 X3 alternator died one month after we got it from Carmax. They couldnt find their asses with dynamite so my BMW guy figured it out. Two years now and no problems, 85K miles. :)
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Captain Roundel
C33 Cassette Stereo with Codes and Book

C33 BMW Cassette stereo with book and codes. Everything works. Only used a short time.
$65.00/OBO. Prefer local, but can ship. Cheers! Mark/Sacramento,CA.

My number is 916. six oh six zero...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-06-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Captain Roundel
Modern jobs dont pay benefits or have a 401K. ...

Modern jobs dont pay benefits or have a 401K. Why kill yourself for that?? :D
Forum: Off-Topic 12-06-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,176
Posted By Captain Roundel
If I wasnt moving I'd take that Heath combo in a...

If I wasnt moving I'd take that Heath combo in a New York minute! :thumbup:
Forum: Off-Topic 08-13-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By Captain Roundel
You beat me to it! Snuffy the Seal!!!:D

You beat me to it! Snuffy the Seal!!!:D
Forum: Off-Topic 08-10-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,007
Posted By Captain Roundel
Mazel Tov to Dave. And I still have my NASA...

Mazel Tov to Dave. And I still have my NASA T-shirt. I dont hang out here much anymore either. :eek:
Forum: Off-Topic 08-08-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By Captain Roundel
One of the best of the series! :) ...

One of the best of the series! :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z01sQpuBe4s
Forum: Off-Topic 08-08-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By Captain Roundel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2WM0W1PPU0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2WM0W1PPU0
Forum: Off-Topic 08-07-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By Captain Roundel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIPsYnUw7rI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIPsYnUw7rI
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,457
Posted By Captain Roundel
PPXYZ, if your warranty is expired, its time to...

PPXYZ, if your warranty is expired, its time to move on with your life. Jiffylube can do the deed for 50 bucks or so. Screw the dealer. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,457
Posted By Captain Roundel
I own 3 BMW's and yes, the economic meltdown is...

I own 3 BMW's and yes, the economic meltdown is still Bush's fault. :p
Forum: Off-Topic 08-01-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Captain Roundel
Art Bell Returns to Radio

http://www.mercurynews.com/entertainment/ci_23757348/art-bell-returning-radio-sirius-show-about-paranormal

Art Bell is joining Sirius Radio, if anyone is into the paranormal thing.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,177
Posted By Captain Roundel
Show yours first, I see a 3-series in your pic.

Show yours first, I see a 3-series in your pic.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-15-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By Captain Roundel
The fact-checking was done by Seymour Butz.

The fact-checking was done by Seymour Butz.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,366
Posted By Captain Roundel
I bought one at Batteries Plus where I get all my...

I bought one at Batteries Plus where I get all my BMW batteries. Its just a battery...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-18-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By Captain Roundel
Now that I'm retired, I do pay a lot less with no...

Now that I'm retired, I do pay a lot less with no SS, SDI or Medicare tax (Im too young to collect SS right now.) I paid in for 40 years.
I know it wont ever happen, but retired people should be...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-18-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,414
Posted By Captain Roundel
Thanks Moderato.

Thanks Moderato.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-10-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,414
Posted By Captain Roundel
Ben's tribute page is in bad shape, never really...

Ben's tribute page is in bad shape, never really completed and tons of spammers in the Guestbook.
Perhaps out of respect someone could fix it or take it down. :cry:
Forum: Off-Topic 02-14-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,202
Posted By Captain Roundel
Smashburger is fantastic! We have one here in...

Smashburger is fantastic! We have one here in Citrus Heights. The sweet potato fries are pretty good too.
As far as InnnOut goes, the burgers are OK, but they make the fries from fresh potatoes. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By Captain Roundel
X3 Update 8 Months Later

We had a shaky start back in June and as it turned out the alternator went south after we bought our X3. Happily its been running great ever since and we have had some very nice trips around Cali. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-10-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,437
Posted By Captain Roundel
Black Friday is upon YOU!! A lot of us dont...

Black Friday is upon YOU!! A lot of us dont really care...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-19-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By Captain Roundel
My airbag light came on tonight while driving...

My airbag light came on tonight while driving around for no apparent reason. Could it be the buckle sensor too? Its a 1996 328is. :eeps:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By Captain Roundel
Yup. We had the unholy trio of lights that put...

Yup. We had the unholy trio of lights that put the X3 into the limp mode. My mechanic found the alternator was going south after a warmup drive.
The vehicle has been great now since June.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By Captain Roundel
On my cars I usually check the battery voltage...

On my cars I usually check the battery voltage with the engine off, then with the engine on. The voltage will jump from 12 to 14+ volts. Its a quick and dirty test. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By Captain Roundel
Thanks, Fan. We have a shorter trip planned...

Thanks, Fan. We have a shorter trip planned soon. It's a very nice Bimmer.
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