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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Bufalo
Does it feel sort of like a stumble/misfire when...

Does it feel sort of like a stumble/misfire when the engine is under load? If so, I'll type out the rest of my story, otherwise it's probably not relevant. Also, advise if you've checked any...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Bufalo
The BMW dealership's scanners can tell you...

The BMW dealership's scanners can tell you exactly what is throwing the code. I've been chasing down the same problem in my '07. They found the light was being caused by the steering angle...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,625
Posted By Bufalo
I've jacked up the entire rear of my '07 by...

I've jacked up the entire rear of my '07 by putting a floor jack on that cross brace. It worked just fine. Jackstands under the corner spots, ALWAYS. Don't use a 2x4 in between your jack and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By Bufalo
The job for me was pretty straightforward. I...

The job for me was pretty straightforward. I recruited another set of hands, he and I have torn down and reassembled many things on many different cars, so this was relatively simple. Took us 4...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By Bufalo
Must be an epidemic My wife called me today...

Must be an epidemic My wife called me today with the exact same symptoms for her '07 X3. I have a replacement pump and thermostat on order to replace on Wednesday evening. Can't wait... :mad:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By Bufalo
I don't even have a driveway, but I surely don't...

I don't even have a driveway, but I surely don't feel selfish about owning an X3. Haven't had a single issue with the car related to its living outside. Not sure where the assumption comes from...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By Bufalo
Sounds to me like something went amiss in the...

Sounds to me like something went amiss in the programming and the engine is retarding timing in some kind of limp mode to limit power.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,959
Posted By Bufalo
Very interested to hear how things go for you. ...

Very interested to hear how things go for you. Like you, reading this thread suddenly made me want to have the access/ability to customize some of those features.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Bufalo
Mine is an '07 and it just flipped over 100k...

Mine is an '07 and it just flipped over 100k miles yesterday.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Bufalo
Interesting, I've recently had the same issues. ...

Interesting, I've recently had the same issues. I replaced all 6 coils and spark plugs thinking "hey, I've got about 100k on this one, they're bound to be bad," but had no resolution; the engine...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,951
Posted By Bufalo
Is there a way to tell, without a visit to the...

Is there a way to tell, without a visit to the dealer, what program currently exists on your car? I've got a week of vacation here and an '07 X3 with an increasingly clunky transmission, and I'd...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Bufalo
Anyone have a link to the procedure? My wife's...

Anyone have a link to the procedure? My wife's 07 X3 is approaching the 100k mile mark, and a driveline lubricant/fluid/filter change is something I definitely want to put on the near-term...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 94,205
Posted By Bufalo
I initially powered my Polk's with the X3's OEM...

I initially powered my Polk's with the X3's OEM amplifier, which provided an acceptable improvement in sound. Soon after that (within a few weeks) I added an aftermarket amp for these (a 50x2 old...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 94,205
Posted By Bufalo
I have the Polk's and I feel they're a great...

I have the Polk's and I feel they're a great upgrade. You can find them for closer to $50 for the pair on Amazon. Of course the Alpine's are the most popular choice, also. I have not listened...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By Bufalo
I think you could probably get away with a full...

I think you could probably get away with a full set of the rear wheels on the X3.


More pics of the Conquest TSi, please!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-29-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,968
Posted By Bufalo
I used to get about 31mpg on the highway in my...

I used to get about 31mpg on the highway in my '99 with a CAI and an OBD1 intake manifold. It was an awesome, awesome daily driver until the HVAC fan stopped working and the AC stopped working and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-01-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By Bufalo
sold.

sold.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-20-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By Bufalo
FS: M3 Replica Contour Wheels

I have a set of three replica 17x8" M Contour wheels with old 235/40/17 Yokohama ES100 tires mounted. I have also one real OEM 17x7.5" Contour that has a slight bend. Three center caps included. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By Bufalo
Sounds like you may have gotten Hawk HP+ instead...

Sounds like you may have gotten Hawk HP+ instead of HPS.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 94,205
Posted By Bufalo
But the question isn't necessarily what are the...

But the question isn't necessarily what are the colors, but which speaker location is which?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 94,205
Posted By Bufalo
*face-palm* Yeah... That would make sense,...

*face-palm* Yeah... That would make sense, wouldn't it?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 94,205
Posted By Bufalo
So I'm trying to solve one of the last mysteries...

So I'm trying to solve one of the last mysteries in my renovation of my X3's audio system. It was originally equipped with the basic "8-speaker" setup. Looking at This from SpaghettiCoder...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 94,205
Posted By Bufalo
Weather dependent, I can do a photo tutorial on...

Weather dependent, I can do a photo tutorial on Sunday, it's quite simple once you figure out where to start. Had me stumped for a while, too.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 94,205
Posted By Bufalo
Detailed in the midrange, not too harsh at high...

Detailed in the midrange, not too harsh at high end, not much useful response below 100hz or so - they are only 4" speakers - and they definitely prefer to have some power behind them. They have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 94,205
Posted By Bufalo
A little help from a 3-foot pry bar (less violent...

A little help from a 3-foot pry bar (less violent than it sounds!) lifted the carpet enough that I could fish the RCA's through from the console to under the rear seat cushion.

So my current...
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