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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,612
Posted By 883sportster
The guide lines where changed this past year that...

The guide lines where changed this past year that a child should be rear facing until the age of 2 with the suggestion that they remain rear facing until 3-4 years old. So the one I'm looking at is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,612
Posted By 883sportster
bumping this back up. Has anyone ever had...

bumping this back up. Has anyone ever had experience with a Maxi Cosi Pria 70 rear facing in their x3? After doing a lot of research its the car seat we are most likely going with for our 11 month...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By 883sportster
haha yeah it's pretty rare down here. I actually...

haha yeah it's pretty rare down here. I actually grew up in NW PA outside Bradford. I do not miss the cold snowy winters. In fact we'll be loading the x3 up this Friday to head up that way to see...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By 883sportster
snow commute

Anyone else get to have a fun commute to work today?
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By 883sportster
either way I'd suggest the Manual transmission :-)

either way I'd suggest the Manual transmission :-)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By 883sportster
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=444724&highlight=sunroof+casette
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By 883sportster
so it looks like they only carrier the grey...

so it looks like they only carrier the grey color... has anyone tried painting either the original or one of theses?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By 883sportster
If anyone gets one please post back on how it...

If anyone gets one please post back on how it worked out! I'm very interested also.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By 883sportster
Just to clarify, My X3 wasn't missing anything....

Just to clarify, My X3 wasn't missing anything. Maybe there was a cargo box for groceries but I haven't been able to determine if those actually came with every X3. Now mine came from a shop that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By 883sportster
Funny, I was trying to find a X3 with the Brown...

Funny, I was trying to find a X3 with the Brown interior you had or Terracotta. I ended up with Black on Black.

Did you find someone to swap out interiors with?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,639
Posted By 883sportster
Rumor has it BMW is bringing over a diesel for...

Rumor has it BMW is bringing over a diesel for the new x3 (http://www.autoevolution.com/news/bmw-to-launch-six-diesel-models-in-the-us-51435.html) :thumbup: whatever you do stay Away from Ford. We...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,031
Posted By 883sportster
Bringing back this Dead thread. Has anyone...

Bringing back this Dead thread. Has anyone actually installed a short throw shiftier? Just wondering if it's worth it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,141
Posted By 883sportster
After you rotated the gear did the clicking noise...

After you rotated the gear did the clicking noise stop after turning off your x3?

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By 883sportster
I'm new to the X3's but from what I've read you...

I'm new to the X3's but from what I've read you may have clearance issues in the back. Also it's not recommended putting chains on the front tires. I have family I visit in the winter near Bradford...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By 883sportster
Found items in sunroof track

So I just got my 2006 X3 on Saturday with 65k on it. Tonight I decided to clean and grease the sunroof tracks (BMW sunroof lube from dealer).

I found pieces of glass next to the tracks, a black...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,616
Posted By 883sportster
So would it be advised for people living in...

So would it be advised for people living in colder climates to swap out the CCV with a climate version? Just wondering since I just got our 2006 x3 and will be leaving it outside this winter (south...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By 883sportster
Thanks, So far it's a blast. One of the keys...

Thanks, So far it's a blast.

One of the keys that came with the car may have a bad battery or transponder. After some searching on the forums I cleaned up the key with contact cleaner and I'll...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By 883sportster
Thanks everyone for the Advice. After checking...

Thanks everyone for the Advice. After checking it out and really going over it we brought it home. This is my first BMW, I've always dreamed of having one so I feel like a kid on christmas day. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 145,703
Posted By 883sportster
Warranty subject to proof that all four tires...

Warranty subject to proof that all four tires replaced at once. -- Just out of curiosity- do you believe uneven tire pressures/ uneven tire wear is what might cause the original gears to fail? If I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By 883sportster
NNNOOOO... I suppose the dealership you traded it...

NNNOOOO... I suppose the dealership you traded it to wants a high price for it, or it's sold with my luck. Are you close to Lancaster PA?

edit- Found it..I think...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By 883sportster
Thanks for the replies. I'm compiling a list of...

Thanks for the replies. I'm compiling a list of stuff to check for and plan on swinging by the local dealership just to see if they can give me any kind of update to the work that has been done to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By 883sportster
Possible 06 X3 Purchase

My wife and I have been looking around for a SUV with a 6 speed manual plus sunroof. I just found a 2006 X3 manual with 66k on it for a decent price (17k).

We plan to go look at it this Saturday...
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