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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By DarrenMc32
Especially if she flipped the car upside down?!...

Especially if she flipped the car upside down?! :yikes:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By DarrenMc32
Another Blackstone report for the X3...

Just got the Blackstone report on our 2006 X3. Overall, things seem to look Ok but I'll still change the oil once between the scheduled maintenance trips; every 7,500 miles or so.

Overall...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By DarrenMc32
With my wife, something spilling is a...

With my wife, something spilling is a possibility. The right mirror still works fine. I'll look at that this evening.

We've got leather, heated seats and the rearview mirror dims but I don't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By DarrenMc32
Sorry... I can't adjust the mirror with the...

Sorry... I can't adjust the mirror with the switch on the door. Not sure about the premium package, though.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By DarrenMc32
Driver's side mirror...

Hey all,

I got a problem with our 06 X3; the driver's side mirror stopped working. I figured it was a fuse problem but when I checked the fuse (7.5A) was fine. The fuse diagram shows two fuses...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By DarrenMc32
Has anyone here done one of these tests on their...

Has anyone here done one of these tests on their X3? If so what sort of change interval did it suggest?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By DarrenMc32
Door pull trim?

We've just recently noticed that the driver's door pull trim on our 06 X3 is damaged. It looks to be from an attempt to remove the trim either from the previous owner or from a tech. Either way,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By DarrenMc32
I'm sure you'll have trouble "getting used" to...

I'm sure you'll have trouble "getting used" to twin turbos and 300HP?! ;) My wife wouldn't even consider getting rid of her '06 X3 but I've got my eye on a 335i Coupe. Good luck.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,168
Posted By DarrenMc32
[QUOTE=PPXYZ;5196350]If the 328 were bigger and...

[QUOTE=PPXYZ;5196350]If the 328 were bigger and taller it would be great....what a thought.
[QUOTE]

Get a 5-series??? Need a truck... get the X5. Want to pull a 5th wheel?? Get a F350!! Just...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,168
Posted By DarrenMc32
PP... just get rid of your X3 and get something...

PP... just get rid of your X3 and get something else! Personally, we love our X3. We did our research and took the 2006 over a later model and couldn't be happier with our choice. Of course, if we...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,438
Posted By DarrenMc32
I'm looking to go the OEM route but am having...

I'm looking to go the OEM route but am having trouble finding used modules. Other than eBay, any recommendations as to where else I might look to find these used modules?

Thanks,
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,248
Posted By DarrenMc32
1. The cup holder! The center one is just...

1. The cup holder! The center one is just embarassing and the passenger one is way to flimsy...
2. Make the SA 693 Satellite Radio Ready option actually mean something. It does me no good to have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,419
Posted By DarrenMc32
I've been watching this pretty close since we...

I've been watching this pretty close since we bought our '06 X3 back in September. Daily driving, which includes a mix of in-town and highway driving gives us an average of about 17-19 mpg. When...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By DarrenMc32
Bingo!!! thanks, Jobel. Guess I learn something...

Bingo!!! thanks, Jobel. Guess I learn something new everyday. Bet I coulda found that in the owners manual had I applied myself?! :doh:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By DarrenMc32
Passenger Rearview Mirror

Just got our X3 back from a service and noticed that the passenger rearview mirror no longer tilts down when in reverse. Is this a feature that can somehow be turned off or has something...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By DarrenMc32
Same catagory as Cubed... except we do have the...

Same catagory as Cubed... except we do have the AT (2006). We love our X3! I can't imagine having to deal with the above mentioned issues but I certianly would not have had the patience to deal...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By DarrenMc32
You've got an $8,000.00 bike!?!?!?!?

You've got an $8,000.00 bike!?!?!?!?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By DarrenMc32
Washing engine?

Are there any special concerns with washing the engine in the X3? I ask because my Ford Truck would collect water in the spark plug pockets as a result of cleaning the engine and ultimiately short...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By DarrenMc32
We just got ours with everything you listed...

We just got ours with everything you listed except the sport pkg. Ours had 30k and we picked it up for $24k. Even got them to throw in maintenance until 2012.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,769
Posted By DarrenMc32
Then this would be right up your alley... ...

Then this would be right up your alley...

http://www.hartge.de/e/offroad_galerie_4819.html

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u104/msquaredracing/CustomX3-OffRoad.jpg
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,814
Posted By DarrenMc32
Maybe it's just trying to remind you to take your...

Maybe it's just trying to remind you to take your jacket with you?? 37... burrrr! We won't see that here until February... ; )
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By DarrenMc32
X3 Exhaust tips on Ebay...

I'm thinking about some exhaust tips for the X3. I came across these aftermarket ones on Ebay for about $60 shipped. They're stainless but not OEM. There are some OEM ones in the $85 range...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,719
Posted By DarrenMc32
I can't see you being able to run the existing...

I can't see you being able to run the existing gas out of the fuel line in only 1/10th of a mile for the new gas to be the issue. May not be the gas. Was your tank really empty when you put the BP...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By DarrenMc32
Had a peeling shift knob here, as well. Dealer...

Had a peeling shift knob here, as well. Dealer replaced it under the current warranty.
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-29-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By DarrenMc32
It's new to me....

Hello everyone,

New here. Have always wanted a BMW and we've just picked up a CPO 2006 X3. Sure, it's not a 5 or 7 series and it doesn't perform like any of the M series cars but it sure is fun...
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