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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-06-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,229
Posted By lbjgh
couldn't find the Michelin's anywhere. I just...

couldn't find the Michelin's anywhere. I just ordered Pirelli Pzero all seasons
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-03-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,229
Posted By lbjgh
I'm in the market for new all season tires and...

I'm in the market for new all season tires and want a more quiet and smooth ride.

I've always liked Michelin's and was all set to have Costco install them... then I got a call from their shop...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-02-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By lbjgh
Thanks for that info. I saw another 255 tire with...

Thanks for that info. I saw another 255 tire with a load rating of 100.

What ever happened to the old days when ya bought tires because the tread pattern looked neat?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-02-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By lbjgh
Options for non-RFT

I'm looking for non RFT that provide a more smooth and quiet ride that the OEM tires on our X3 35i. (square setup 245/45r19)

I have a preference for Michelin but I can only get load rating of 98....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-17-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
Which installation method did you do 96_Impreza? ...

Which installation method did you do 96_Impreza? Solder or pins?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-31-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,148
Posted By lbjgh
Yes. You have to pay off you want to play.

Yes. You have to pay off you want to play.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-31-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
Again, great work smovva. LBJGH

Again, great work smovva.
LBJGH
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-24-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,299
Posted By lbjgh
110,000kms on my 2013 X3 35i Only issues...

110,000kms on my 2013 X3 35i

Only issues have been burnt out LED tail lights and a cracked coolant expansion tank otherwise bulletproof and fun to drive.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-27-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
Great solution to avoid soldering. I tried...

Great solution to avoid soldering.

I tried removing the connector from the Valeo board and intended to solder the wires on it but unfortunately I damaged the connector removing it from the valeo...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-08-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
Props to smovva for the correct part to make the...

Props to smovva for the correct part to make the repair!

I took a few pictures of my repair. The hardest part was the soldering since I don't have very much experience soldering. Anyway here are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-29-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
I missed the USPS shipping option. $28can...

I missed the USPS shipping option.

$28can for two led drivers. I figure the other side will fail too.

Thanks for the detailed write up and research. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-29-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
Ya for $40 total for a $6 part... I'll find...

Ya for $40 total for a $6 part... I'll find something locally. It's not the money. I just don't over pay for shipping as a matter of principal.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-29-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
I wasn't able to source your part up here.

I wasn't able to source your part up here.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-29-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
I was looking at a few German forums and came...

I was looking at a few German forums and came across a very simple led driver that required soldering just four wires. I'm not a huge fan of the big quick connectors. I understand the key is getting...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-29-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
Woohoo! Brilliant work. I'm going to try...

Woohoo!

Brilliant work. I'm going to try this too!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-21-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By lbjgh
This is your fix here:...

This is your fix here: http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16812106&postcount=74
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-04-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By lbjgh
My wife is driving the car now so tire life and...

My wife is driving the car now so tire life and stability is what I'm looking for... What should I ask for when I get the alignment done/checked?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-26-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By lbjgh
.. Except for the crown on the road...

.. Except for the crown on the road...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-26-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By lbjgh
I just want the car to go straight down the road...

I just want the car to go straight down the road without wandering and without excessive tire wear. Not too much to ask. :o
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-23-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By lbjgh
If you have weather with temperatures below 6c or...

If you have weather with temperatures below 6c or 42f you should run winter tires (snow tires aint the correct terminology).

It's fun to watch peckerwoods on youtube crashing because they think...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-23-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By lbjgh
Yep. the "expansion tank" is a common fault. ...

Yep. the "expansion tank" is a common fault.

The dealership couldn't find the issue on my car until the car was out of warranty... I went through 8L of coolant and thought my engine was consuming...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-23-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By lbjgh
Thanks. I want to go back to the dealership for...

Thanks. I want to go back to the dealership for the alignment in cause I have to fight with my insurer.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-23-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By lbjgh
Q: tire wear

I'll preface my question with a bit of history.

In August 2015 our X3 was in a minor fender bender when another driver changed lanes without checking their blind spot. The accident resulted in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-09-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
BTW I contacted the manufacturer (VALEO) of the...

BTW I contacted the manufacturer (VALEO) of the LED controller and unfortunately they did not respond to the enquiry.

Someone could make a nice business out of making these parts because it seems...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-07-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,245
Posted By lbjgh
I tried to solder a second time... Worked first...

I tried to solder a second time... Worked first time around... Not the second.
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