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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By SonicBoom
I have the N52. It is a B!tch getting the hoses...

I have the N52.
It is a B!tch getting the hoses off the water pump, and you can't get the water pump out with the hoses attached.

Then next time I do it, it will cut the hoses to get the pump...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By SonicBoom
Proactive replacement is the solution I went with...

Proactive replacement is the solution I went with as well.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By SonicBoom
Yep. I just got one. It's pretty awesome.

Yep.

I just got one. It's pretty awesome.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 728
Posted By SonicBoom
^^^ I thin there is a step missing there. ...

^^^ I thin there is a step missing there. Something like holding down accelerator for a certain amount of time.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 111
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Views: 55,980
Posted By SonicBoom
I now have the creator C110. If anybody in the...

I now have the creator C110. If anybody in the Minneapolis area needs to use it let me know.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By SonicBoom
Wow. Somebody pulled it off. Nice. I tried...

Wow. Somebody pulled it off. Nice.

I tried to get that cover off of my old valve cover, and came to the conclusion that the cover would get destroyed in the process.

I still have that valve...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By SonicBoom
I heard the same. Lifter tick, AND another...

I heard the same. Lifter tick, AND another tick/knock. It doesn't sound like a rod bearing. That is more of a pronounced knock that gets much louder when you put a load on the engine.

Mine makes...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By SonicBoom
Is your computer losing it's memory? How's...

Is your computer losing it's memory?

How's your battery?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By SonicBoom
Not to shabby. What part of the country do...

Not to shabby.

What part of the country do you live in? I'm guessing you ave fairly consistent temperatures throughout the year.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By SonicBoom
Good stuff. Keep us updated on your progress...

Good stuff. Keep us updated on your progress with BMWNA.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By SonicBoom
I have an 07 as well. My seat nearly burned my...

I have an 07 as well. My seat nearly burned my butt as well.

I went to the junkyard, and bought the entire seat for 200 bucks. It was out of an 06. Everything works good, but I miss my lumbar...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,414
Posted By SonicBoom
:rofl::thumbup:

:rofl::thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By SonicBoom
I just did a drain and fill myself. I heard the...

I just did a drain and fill myself. I heard the click pause too, but my tranny works great, so I don't think you have a problem with the clicking sound.

Like Sudoer said, the fluid issue you have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,802
Posted By SonicBoom
New cover.

New cover.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By SonicBoom
WOW!! Looks fantastic!

WOW!!

Looks fantastic!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By SonicBoom
In case you are wondering, some of our rear ends...

In case you are wondering, some of our rear ends howl slightly during deceleration. It seems to be normal.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,802
Posted By SonicBoom
pics

pics
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By SonicBoom
Google "driveshaft shop" You will find what...

Google "driveshaft shop"

You will find what you need.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By SonicBoom
Are the u-joints not replaceable? I do know...

Are the u-joints not replaceable?

I do know of a local company that builds driveshafts. There are plenty of these out there. Semi trucks are their biggest customer, so you should have a local...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,802
Posted By SonicBoom
It's not simple. Keep in mind those clowns are...

It's not simple. Keep in mind those clowns are trying to sell you a product.

I tried this weekend with my old valve cover. It is really on there. I really cranked on it with a chennel lock...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By SonicBoom
Sounds like what happened to me when I changed my...

Sounds like what happened to me when I changed my tranny fluid, and didn't get enough back in.


I have an 07 auto as well.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By SonicBoom
Interesting. In my experience, adding a...

Interesting.

In my experience, adding a quart will take it from the low side to the high side.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By SonicBoom
I pull a boat too. I have the OEM Pirellis....

I pull a boat too. I have the OEM Pirellis. Those contis you have are pretty bad for anything but dry summer. I would go with an all season tire.

I go on gravel access too and never had a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By SonicBoom
In the X3 yes. With the xdrive and 4000 lb curb...

In the X3 yes. With the xdrive and 4000 lb curb weight and 50/50 weight balance, it does well.

I run snow tires on my cars.

Most peeps run all seasons. Bear in mind the Minnesotans are some...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By SonicBoom
I live in MN and I will tell you the OEM...

I live in MN and I will tell you the OEM Scorpions have been awesome in the snow and ice. My tires have always been less than two years old.
I can say with a degree of confidence that the poor snow...
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