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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By codog2
I believe you take out the rubber mat at the...

I believe you take out the rubber mat at the bottom of the bin and remove a screw. I also think you just pull out the air vent and there is a screw at the base of the tray

I believe Xoutpost has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By codog2
thanks are there caps or covers on the...

thanks

are there caps or covers on the roof that are needed to be put back on once the roof rack is removed?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By codog2
used 2011 328x question

Ok second thread about a 2011 328 I am looking at. Car is located at an independent lot that only sells used cars (a lot of the luxury cars).

Now this car has low miles (20k miles), is in great...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By codog2
looking at a 2011 328 with roof rack - question

Ok I am looking at a 2001 328 at an independent dealer. The car has a bmw roof rack installed on it. I am suspicious that they are hiding something (otherwise why wouldn't they remove it and sell...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,453
Posted By codog2
Just did mine (05-100k miles). Dealer wanted 800...

Just did mine (05-100k miles). Dealer wanted 800 / did at indie for 600 + $140 for alignment

Wasn't sure I needed the alignment but the indie sold me on different ride height with new springs. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,657
Posted By codog2
Definitely 3, possibly 2. 1. Looks too much...

Definitely 3, possibly 2. 1. Looks too much like a 2001 525. )Though I liked the later years (2003?) 525 wheels)

Isn't three the classic wheel for a pre 2001 528?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By codog2
Code readers won't reset an airbag light. You...

Code readers won't reset an airbag light. You have to go to a dealer or BMW specialist.

I went through the same thing recently



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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By codog2
Thanks. I should be good then just replacing the...

Thanks. I should be good then just replacing the one tire. These are continental pro contacts wit at least a 50k mile warranty

They have exactly 6k miles on them. I read online that subaru's...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By codog2
Gouged sidewall on new tire

I just noticed the sidewall on one of my tires is cracked. I assume my wife hit a curb.:mad:

I just had four tires put on the x3 last October before the winter. They probably have 5k to 6k miles...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-07-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By codog2
We went to the same high school though he...

We went to the same high school though he graduated several years ahead of me. Teachers spoke very fondly of him


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By codog2
Just looked at your profile to see what year your...

Just looked at your profile to see what year your BMW was and noticed you are from Ada. My wife grew up in Ada by Egypt valley country club. Every time I'm there I'm amazed how few imports I see. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By codog2
Not sure but I thought if you took the oil cap...

Not sure but I thought if you took the oil cap off and the engine stalls that is a sign of the ccv failing


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By codog2
I think most if not all BMWs have different...

I think most if not all BMWs have different front/rear psi. My e39 was the same. I think it helps with the understeer bias


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By codog2
I was worried about that too. THat's why I did...

I was worried about that too. THat's why I did it myself - being paraniod but I didn;t want to chance taking it somewhere and then telling me I need a VCG. The good news was that at 96k miles there...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By codog2
I changed the spark plugs on my 05 last year at...

I changed the spark plugs on my 05 last year at 96k miles and they looked good as new. The 100k mile spark plug interval recommended by BMW is fine. No problem removing the plugs


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By codog2
I replaced the plugs on my 05 at 95k miles. They...

I replaced the plugs on my 05 at 95k miles. They looked perfect when I pulled them out. I changed them with NKG plugs but the factory ones were Bosch. The car did seen to have a little more low end...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 724
Posted By codog2
When I had my e39 with sport package the car...

When I had my e39 with sport package the car would ride up snow piles and lose grip. This would happen at street intersections where the plow was heading one way.


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,594
Posted By codog2
I second the Walmart ever start h8. I replaced...

I second the Walmart ever start h8. I replaced mine a year a ago and it's been working great. Just about a direct replacement. I believe u was able to reuse the vent hose since it is on the same...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 12-18-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,425
Posted By codog2
Warming up the car at a cold startup...

Car will warm up quicker driving conservatively than letting it idle to warm up. More efficient at normal operating temp


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By codog2
I was getting the 171 & 174 codes (came on twice...

I was getting the 171 & 174 codes (came on twice this summer (july)within two weeks of each other).

Cleaned the MAF with MAF spary I bought at Autozone - CEL hasn't come back since.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By codog2
Yes - though wouldn't a december 2005 manufacture...

Yes - though wouldn't a december 2005 manufacture date make it a 2006 assuming new modles come out in October?

You'd get the updated sunroof cassette and I believe the better bluetooth module...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By codog2
yes get the 05. The suspension was tweaked for a...

yes get the 05. The suspension was tweaked for a smoother ride. The interior was improved (more color options) slightly and depending when it was manufactured there were some minor tweaks that took...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,497
Posted By codog2
I've been doing 10k mile intervals on my 05 ever...

I've been doing 10k mile intervals on my 05 ever since I got it with 43k miles.

approaching 95k miles now. No problems using mobil 1 0w-40
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-05-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By codog2
I had both those codes on my 05 x3 - turned out...

I had both those codes on my 05 x3 - turned out to be a faulty maf sensor.

Try cleaning it first with maf spray cleaner
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By codog2
Don't clean them first - just put them on and the...

Don't clean them first - just put them on and the coating will wear off the first time you apply the brakes.

I believe it is a zinc coating that the manufacturer puts on the rotor to protect it. ...
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