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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By cubed
she will know. She is not at all mechanically...

she will know. She is not at all mechanically savvy. Even so if she unplugs it, it will go dead and I'll know something is up. Still debating using it. But my gut tells me I should. If she uses...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By cubed
interesting ... am I correct in assuming that it...

interesting ... am I correct in assuming that it does not connect to your OBD II port? or does it?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By cubed
gotta love the internet. Joylove are you...

gotta love the internet. Joylove are you seriously asking me why would anyone steal my car? Cause there are criminals in the world perhaps? Anyway it is not as an antitheft/retrieval of the car...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By cubed
anybody install a tracking device?

daughter is taking the 2010 X3 to college this semester and for a variety of reasons I want to be able to determine where the vehicle is. Bought a tracking device which plugs into the OBD port and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-22-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By cubed
Its a shame imo. The 2 series seems to embody...

Its a shame imo. The 2 series seems to embody all those "small car" BMW characterstics of old -- like the old 2002. Small, nimble, perfect driving balance. Slushbox just doesnt fit to me. I...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-22-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By cubed
--well the biggest problem for me is that the...

--well the biggest problem for me is that the xdrive versions of the 2 series dont seem to be available with manual transmissions. Any one know if thats gona change?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,823
Posted By cubed
a little follow up -- I gave some push back and...

a little follow up -- I gave some push back and told Jason my service rep his price was higher than anything else I could find at any other dealer or find anywhere on the internet. He is cutting 140...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,823
Posted By cubed
Conversation yesterday with dealer (4x4 light and...

Conversation yesterday with dealer (4x4 light and brake check light came on in my 2010): Dealer cleared codes, did not check the brakes, and forgot to change the oil. He did tell me it will...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By cubed
Thanks -- it is kind of an any anti-BMW: not...

Thanks -- it is kind of an any anti-BMW: not refined for sure. Just brutal in some ways. But it is also very fast! It has a stage 2 tune on it which includes altered intake and exhaust hardware,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By cubed
moderators please forgive me. There is a BMW in...

moderators please forgive me. There is a BMW in the same driveway (just slightly out of the frame)

http://i58.tinypic.com/205r3t0.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/2cpw6yb.jpg
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By cubed
anyone wanna see pics of my STi?

anyone wanna see pics of my STi?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By cubed
Dont know if I'll have mine for ten years. (you...

Dont know if I'll have mine for ten years. (you get a lot of credit AzNM for holding on that long in my book) Maybe I will since its all paid for. But if it starts getting too spendy we'll...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By cubed
E83 - a great vehicle

been gone for awhile as I gave (reluctantly!) my 2010 automatic E83 to my daughters as they got their licenses (2 of the three drive now) and I figured it would be a nice safe vehicle for them to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By cubed
$$$ -- 20 - 30 grand diff well I also wanted...

$$$ -- 20 - 30 grand diff

well I also wanted awd. But mostly it was the dollars
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By cubed
WW -- I'm still sticking around here. After all I...

WW -- I'm still sticking around here. After all I still have the E83. Bfest iis a great forum and a wonderful resource, I agree. The iwsti forum is also great. Lots of low ego people who have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By cubed
Gave the daughter the X3 cause i wanted something...

Gave the daughter the X3 cause i wanted something a bit more exciting. In terms of comfort and amenities the X3 wins hands down. The STI is purpose built for going fast. It wears track tires...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By cubed
Countryman was my second choice. But my brother...

Countryman was my second choice. But my brother got an STI and I made the mistake of driving it. It definitely pushes the conventional/comfort envelope. But I figure thats a good thing to do evry...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By cubed
New Car - OT

Hey guys -- been awhile since last post. Still have my 2010 E83 and its doing fine. My oldest daughter is now a full-time driver and needs car for summer job. So I gave her the X3 -- safe/nice/not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,676
Posted By cubed
I like that roundel. GZep i personally think...

I like that roundel. GZep i personally think the LED is too blue and youre better off going w/CCFL. Wont look as aftermoarket as the LED.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,676
Posted By cubed
Go to Yahoo or google search engine. Choose...

Go to Yahoo or google search engine. Choose "images" and search for BMW X3. Around the third page you'll find some of that "art car" E83
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,676
Posted By cubed
Settle down professor. It was just a joke. ...

Settle down professor. It was just a joke. Enjoy your car and have fun!

And since you asked i will give my vote for the nicest X3 wheels: BMW's own style 205. Pic below. I have a few pics in my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,676
Posted By cubed
...Sounds sick. Snooki will love it....

...Sounds sick. Snooki will love it....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By cubed
just for comparison -- I found this on the diesel...

just for comparison -- I found this on the diesel forum. For e90. I think the e83 is a bit less at each price point

I will post this again just for your reference.

Warranty Plans/Prices
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By cubed
just to complement Alpine's post -- I was told...

just to complement Alpine's post -- I was told when I purchased my plan which was the full-boat everything plan -- that in a previously non-cpo's vehicle you had to purchase before 50k miles which...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By cubed
I bought the BMW extended warranty and the...

I bought the BMW extended warranty and the extended maintenance plan. My purchase was for 100k miles and the lowest deductible on maintenance. I got at 49k and it paid for my brakes in full at...
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