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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,842
Posted By solefald
My driver seat was making the same noise. It was...

My driver seat was making the same noise. It was super loud. Took is to the dealer (to get other service done) and mentioned the seat. They took it apart and it turned out that plastic seat trim was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,494
Posted By solefald
I just had rear pads, rotors and sensors replaced...

I just had rear pads, rotors and sensors replaced at 39K miles. Bought the car in January with 34K.
Looking at the CPO checklist, rear pads were thinner than the front ones, so they were the first...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By solefald
Let a friend of mine drive my old E92. When he...

Let a friend of mine drive my old E92. When he returned it 2 weeks later the leatherette was ripped in the same spot. Took it to the dealer and they replaced the whole bottom seat cover. No...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By solefald
No. There is no stereo bluetooth in your car, so...

No. There is no stereo bluetooth in your car, so you will not be able to stream audio. BMW (and especially 6 year old model) bluetooth is mono
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,894
Posted By solefald
Heh... this looks like a distant dream to me. ...

Heh... this looks like a distant dream to me.

I am getting about 15 town / 19 highway
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,090
Posted By solefald
Bought mine in January with 34K miles. '08...

Bought mine in January with 34K miles.

'08 41K miles today . Just picked up from service on my way home.

Took it in to get brakes done, plus all the small things i've noticed over the past 6...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,861
Posted By solefald
Test drove a new X3 yesterday

So BMW is really pushing the new X3 promo, and I signed up for a test drive.

Wen there yesterday. What can I say, new X3 looks absolutely amazing in person.
They had 28i and 35i to test, but I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By solefald
It was a 4WD, but the trip was all highway from...

It was a 4WD, but the trip was all highway from start to finish.

As far as Grand Cherokee, I was on Maui last year and had it as a rental. I didn't own my X3 back then, so had nothing to compare...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By solefald
Day trip in a Jeep Liberty

I got my X3 about a month an a half ago, and reading this forum made me a little paranoid. Plus I am (was) constantly aware of bumpy ride and gas milage... until yesterday.

Went snowboarding on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By solefald
would you post a picture please?

would you post a picture please?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,834
Posted By solefald
Never added oil to my '08 E92. Didn't have to...

Never added oil to my '08 E92.
Didn't have to add oil to X3 yet, but I only had it for a month.

My Jetta needed a quart of oil ever 1K miles (starting at 35K miles). Strangely enough it passed...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,591
Posted By solefald
Dealer's cost on extended maintenance is $1895....

Dealer's cost on extended maintenance is $1895. This is as discounted as you would find it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,258
Posted By solefald
Yep. Did it this morning after noticing scratches...

Yep. Did it this morning after noticing scratches on my hood left by those thin metal strips that go inside the wipe blades. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,258
Posted By solefald
I just noticed that the wind deflector is missing...

I just noticed that the wind deflector is missing on my passenger side wiper and the blade is about 2" longer than its supposed to be, so when wipers go down it hits the corner of the hood with those...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By solefald
Yep. A minimum hour of labor. $139

Yep. A minimum hour of labor. $139
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By solefald
V710's are my favorite! Make sure to post...

V710's are my favorite! Make sure to post pictures!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,633
Posted By solefald
+1. But beware, 2010 is probably not going...

+1.

But beware, 2010 is probably not going to be a CPO, because it is too new, so you will have to buy your own CPO warranty.

That was the case with 2 2010 cars I looked at.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,634
Posted By solefald
Last recall was for floor mats. The fix? Punch 4...

Last recall was for floor mats. The fix? Punch 4 holes in floor mats and tie them to the seat base. Yep.

http://jalopnik.com/#!5376828/toyota-fixing-deadly-killer-floor-mats-with-zip-ties...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By solefald
Colored lower body moldings are only on X3's with...

Colored lower body moldings are only on X3's with Sport Package
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,634
Posted By solefald
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/24/us-toyot...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/24/us-toyota-recalls-idUSTRE71N3IU20110224

Make sure they take care of this latest recall for you. Looks like Highlander is also affected.

:thumbup:...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,860
Posted By solefald
I believe A2DP streaming will only work between 2...

I believe A2DP streaming will only work between 2 stereo devices. BT in your BMW is mono.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,528
Posted By solefald
Wait... Wouldn't that cement mess up your TPMS?...

Wait... Wouldn't that cement mess up your TPMS? That's another expense on top of the tire price...

As far as going non-RFT, i did that on my E92 and it make a world of difference. I had horrible...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,370
Posted By solefald
+1 My Integra came with pin-stripes from the...

+1

My Integra came with pin-stripes from the factory. Took them right off as soon as i brought the car home.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,078
Posted By solefald
Strangely enough Analog MPg gauge is only on...

Strangely enough Analog MPg gauge is only on sedans and wagons. Coupes have the H2O gauge there!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,558
Posted By solefald
Don't forget about approximately 10% on top of...

Don't forget about approximately 10% on top of that for tax, license and registration.
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