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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Great! Thanks for the update. And it's always...

Great! Thanks for the update. And it's always good to have a handy husband!:thumbup:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-17-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By X3-terrestrial
30k, stand corrected. Sent from my...

30k, stand corrected.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-17-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By X3-terrestrial
They are not THAT different, if you can work on...

They are not THAT different, if you can work on one, you can work on the other. Main differences are in the engine, things like valve adjustments, and you have six throttles instead of one. Valve...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-16-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Are you specifically looking for an M3? I ask...

Are you specifically looking for an M3? I ask because, for that price you can get newer and less mileage "non-M" e46 Coupe. Learn a little more about M cars and the associated higher maintenance...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By X3-terrestrial
How many miles? Do you have a clicking sound...

How many miles?
Do you have a clicking sound from underneath? I would start checking/replacing/rotating the gear in the actuator, then reset the codes and go from there, see here:...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Hi Stacey, glad you got it fixed! Would you...

Hi Stacey, glad you got it fixed!
Would you mind to post the part number or name that was replaced and the cost?

It's always good to document that info!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-08-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Dang that's pricey!

Dang that's pricey!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-08-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Not sure what could be really going on but what I...

Not sure what could be really going on but what I can tell you, that wiring to the positive jumping post does not look right, it looks light might have been shorted at som point judging by the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-05-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Check this out, I know is far from you, but it...

Check this out, I know is far from you, but it looks to be very well taken care of. And it's an Imola/Imola!

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1080262
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-04-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By X3-terrestrial
That's how I got the damn bug! Good luck in your...

That's how I got the damn bug! Good luck in your car hunt!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Congrats on the new job! Searching...

Congrats on the new job! Searching bimmershops.com in your area returns couple of BMW Independent shops that should be able to perform a PPI.

http://www.bimmershops.com/search?q=Lake+City%2C+FL
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-03-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By X3-terrestrial
When you say fan works properly, do you refer to...

When you say fan works properly, do you refer to the electric auxiliary multi speed fan? or the mechanical fan ?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By X3-terrestrial
That will depend in the condition and maintenance...

That will depend in the condition and maintenance history of the M3. For the sound of it, I would not keep the 323 any longer, sounds like a real money pit.
M3's are high maintenance as well, but...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 172,838
Posted By X3-terrestrial
What Supercourse said, you probably have other...

What Supercourse said, you probably have other issue. wheel speed sensors, yaw sensor, steering angle sensor, etc. trigger these lights. To my knowledge, the steering angle sensor is the only one...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Yes, that would point more to warped rotors...

Yes, that would point more to warped rotors (pulsating pedal), steering wheel vibration could be something else like a bent or out of balance wheel, bad or too worn tires.
You are definitely dealing...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Sounds like Control Arm Bushings to me. That will...

Sounds like Control Arm Bushings to me. That will give you the front end vibration under moderate to heavy braking. (not to be confused with pedal or steering wheel vibration)
End links, sway bar,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By X3-terrestrial
This code is one of the most difficult ones to...

This code is one of the most difficult ones to diagnose for the DIY'er. Besides the gas cap, the tank breather valve and the actual leak diagnosis pump will throw the same code, and without the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Hi there and welcome to the 'fest! First,...

Hi there and welcome to the 'fest!
First, please stop turning old rotors and replace them with new OEM. Then re-evaluate replacing Control Arm Bushings. (You'll have to do the bushings sooner than...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-22-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Good luck in your search!

Good luck in your search!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-22-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Congrats! I've heard that about Carbon Black...

Congrats! I've heard that about Carbon Black before, my old E36 was Cosmos Black and use to have that effect in the light as well. Manual or SMG?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 104
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Views: 47,383
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Just a reminder that this thread is not a "For...

Just a reminder that this thread is not a "For Sale" or "Want to buy" thread. This was created so X3 owners can post their "extra" parts that they are willing to give away to help another X3 owner...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-17-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Hi! Welcome to the 'fest! Maybe you didn't...

Hi! Welcome to the 'fest!
Maybe you didn't realize but you posted in the M3 forum, even though there are M3 'verts, you'll have much more visibility and feedback if you post in the general e46...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-31-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Need more info....how many miles on the car and...

Need more info....how many miles on the car and how many miles on a set of rear tires? These cars are rear tire hungry, most people get anywhere between 10k to 25k miles on a set of rear tires,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-31-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Save yourself some headaches and get a manual.

Save yourself some headaches and get a manual.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Unrelated-Have the OBDII codes read to see what...

Unrelated-Have the OBDII codes read to see what the problem(s) could be.
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