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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Is THAT hard to park an X3??

Sorry if re-post, didn't see anything on th efirst page of forum...
This is hilarious...
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,355
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Good Luck Ken! And let us know how it goes. I...

Good Luck Ken! And let us know how it goes. I have Bilsteins up front and I love them!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By X3-terrestrial
I fried a transmission years ago due to putting...

I fried a transmission years ago due to putting off to fix a massive air leak from the intake maniful.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,533
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Our 2005 has 144,000 miles and still going...

Our 2005 has 144,000 miles and still going strong, granted some things have been replaced, they still within the normal stuff you would do to a car like this. We are considering an X5 Diesel next,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By X3-terrestrial
I got 7 years out of my original battery. ...

I got 7 years out of my original battery.

This X3 is the most reliable vehicle I ever had, it just keeps going and going. Long trips are a breeze. I would drive it to China in a heartbeat if it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By X3-terrestrial
You more than likely have two unrelated problems....

You more than likely have two unrelated problems. The coolant light is probably the sensor going bananas and needs to be replaced-not a big deal.

The noise you are hearing, if it sounds kind of a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 177,215
Posted By X3-terrestrial
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 113,639
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,118
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Glad this thread still helping, and beleive it or...

Glad this thread still helping, and beleive it or not, I'm at 132,000 miles and I haven't needed new brakes!


Thank you.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-17-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By X3-terrestrial
I'm not really following you 100% but if you...

I'm not really following you 100% but if you don't like the car, sell it and get one you like. Or what is exactly the answer you are looking?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-17-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,314
Posted By X3-terrestrial
So why are you selling the 97? No pics?

So why are you selling the 97? No pics?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 177,215
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Maybe you can email Odometer Gears and ask them,...

Maybe you can email Odometer Gears and ask them, they would know.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 177,215
Posted By X3-terrestrial
With the difference that these gears never get in...

With the difference that these gears never get in contact with hot oil...it's still a mystery of why some will fail and some won't. I recently took mine out of my 2005 X3 with 130,00 miles and it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Besides fuel filter, make sure you put in a new...

Besides fuel filter, make sure you put in a new air filter and spark plugs. Your mileage should come back to normal.



It's not a waste, but at 60k, you are kind of early in the game. I'd wait...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,300
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Wow- I can see how much you love your wife. Are...

Wow- I can see how much you love your wife. Are you doing this by yourself? Good luck.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By X3-terrestrial
At least they are trying. When there is no way to...

At least they are trying. When there is no way to determining the cause, this is the last resource, replace some of the main components to make sure.
I don't really think that's unprofessional. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Did they acknowledge the sound/noise? If they...

Did they acknowledge the sound/noise? If they did, they would've had to keep researching...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Just thinking out loud, but could it also be a...

Just thinking out loud, but could it also be a bad batch of gears? It would be nice to survey the owners with the failure and see if there is a trend on the build date (s) or something like that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Yeah, I don't believe that kind of accident will...

Yeah, I don't believe that kind of accident will cause a trans fer case malfunction or another problem with the mounts. And since the light comes on intermittently, and the sounds you describe it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Good luck! Let us know how it goes!

Good luck! Let us know how it goes!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By X3-terrestrial
What kind of accident? Visually inspect...

What kind of accident?


Visually inspect them and carefully run your hand around it.

At that mileage, you are also due for front/back differentials and Transfer case fluid changes. Very...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,487
Posted By X3-terrestrial
You bet! :thumbup:

You bet! :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Good advice. Also Scorpions are known to last...

Good advice.
Also Scorpions are known to last very long and the car was new. When bushings and other suspension parts start to get lose, you need to align the car at least once a year/15k miles.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,487
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Success! Took the cup holder and the center bin...

Success! Took the cup holder and the center bin off and there is was, the sensor! It's a little tight in there but with a 1/4 rachet, couple of extensions and Universal joint, managed to do it in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,487
Posted By X3-terrestrial
Ok, nothing is so easy on these cars....I pulled...

Ok, nothing is so easy on these cars....I pulled the driver and rear seats and the carpet and couldn't see the sensor. There is conflicting/not specific\not enough information in the interwebz about...
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