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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-29-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 59,876
Posted By fantrider
Can anyone check out this VIN WBSBL93443JR21728 ...

Can anyone check out this VIN WBSBL93443JR21728 I am considering buying but I'm not quite sure on it, and I think I smell a scam. I just want to make sure the numbers add up to what the pictures...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,072
Posted By fantrider
Okay, I broke down and bought the stupid POS...

Okay, I broke down and bought the stupid POS control valve. It DID fix the problem !! I also came up with a home diagnostic situation to prove to anyone that the old one was bad. Take the new valve...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,072
Posted By fantrider
Thanks everyone for the responses. Just to...

Thanks everyone for the responses. Just to clarify for a couple of you; Cubed, a bemmer is a BMW motorcycle which has exceptional longevity. X3emist, on the X3 secondary air system EGR valve,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,072
Posted By fantrider
Cool P0411 Error Code -- Secondary Air Injection System

Hello everyone, I've recently acquired a P0411 secondary air injection system code and have been troubleshooting it. I've researched the problem on the other forums, as well as followed the do it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By fantrider
The X drive works great doesn't it?? I love...

The X drive works great doesn't it?? I love mine. Heavy, the X3 is not heavy, it supposedly only weighs 100lbs more than a 3 series sedan, and that's not heavy for a car or an SAV. Have fun in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,335
Posted By fantrider
Okay, going to buy the new piece of plastic as...

Okay, going to buy the new piece of plastic as the epoxy didn't hold. Bummer, I was hopeing for a cheap fix, but not this time.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,895
Posted By fantrider
Well, it looks like I will have to buy the...

Well, it looks like I will have to buy the replacement piece, my epoxy didn't hold and it popped off the plastic today. Darn, I was hopeing for a $5 fix, guess not.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,895
Posted By fantrider
I just fixed mine and took a bunch of pics. I...

I just fixed mine and took a bunch of pics. I will get them on here as soon as possible.

Here is my summary.
Remove door skin. There are four Torx bolts to get removed. Two are under the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,335
Posted By fantrider
I just successfully fixed my right rear window on...

I just successfully fixed my right rear window on my X3 yesterday after reading this thread. I did not have the time to wait for a plastic $50 part so I fixed it with a zip tie and 5 minute epoxy. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,984
Posted By fantrider
The link at the top of the page isn't working, is...

The link at the top of the page isn't working, is it me, or is that page gone Vodka G. Anyone have the instructions saved so they can email it to me?? Let me know. Thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,014
Posted By fantrider
Here's a picture of my dash after coming back...

Here's a picture of my dash after coming back from Montana where I had real gas 91 octane. I was driving on the freeway and took the picture with the phone. When I got to the next gas station I hand...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By fantrider
All things considered, the terrain was fairly...

All things considered, the terrain was fairly similar and the wind/weather hasn't changed. I'm just suprised at the lack of energy ethanol provides, and it's ironic to me how the country wants to go...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By fantrider
Yeah, but you live on the East coast where I...

Yeah, but you live on the East coast where I expect that kind of gas. BTW My wife says the good gas came from Wyoming. Go figure, less taxes AND better gas.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By fantrider
MPG with 10% Ethanol-- Not good

I just finished the first 500 miles of a road trip and I discovered how good or bad your gas mileage can be and wanted to share/confirm it with other people on the forum.
Here's a synopsis

Left...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By fantrider
I'm sure that ride is at least $500k with the...

I'm sure that ride is at least $500k with the best of everything and ultra-custom, that's a Dakar vehicle. Good luck trying to get those parts. If anyone can, let me know !!!
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