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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By BJC
Crap. :( Okay, thanks.

Crap. :(
Okay, thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By BJC
How to remove rear PDC sensors?

I have a 2004 X3 with PDC and a rear sensor is wonky (I think it has been affected by water or condensation - it was setting off the rear beeper intermittently and now it is just failing all the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By BJC
I have the same problem! Ever since my wiper...

I have the same problem! Ever since my wiper arms got ice jammed beneath them last week, they first stopped 2 inches up the screen, then creaped to stopping at the top, then back to near the base of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By BJC
FYI, I am using the Icons and love them. They...

FYI, I am using the Icons and love them. They last pretty well but I also replace my blades at least once a year and use Rain-X... I hate not having a spotless windshield!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,486
Posted By BJC
I'm interested in your Business deck! I got a CD...

I'm interested in your Business deck! I got a CD stuck in mine and it hasn't been able to play any since I wrenched the CD out (at least I still have the CD changer and an aux-in!). How much would...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,319
Posted By BJC
Thanaks for posting this PDF! I wish my dealer...

Thanaks for posting this PDF! I wish my dealer was this knowledgeable or helpful! :rolleyes:

my roof crapped out in the vent position earlier this summer and my dealer modded the switch so I can...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,678
Posted By BJC
If you are still considering what to do, I...

If you are still considering what to do, I installed Bilstein HD shocks in the rear and they are great!! I have the factory sport suspension (stock springs, stock front struts) and overall the ride...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,405
Posted By BJC
So after pulling out the front glass panel myself...

So after pulling out the front glass panel myself to figure out the problem, I realized one of the plastic sliders was not moving. I couldn't get the back glass out due to the mounting design (I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,405
Posted By BJC
My f-ing moonroof just got stuck in the vent open...

My f-ing moonroof just got stuck in the vent open position an hour ago!! The track slides on the passenger side when I try to lower it but not on the driver side... The roof tries to close but kicks...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,946
Posted By BJC
I put the Bilstein HD rear shocks in my 04 X3...

I put the Bilstein HD rear shocks in my 04 X3 with sport package. I love them! Search my username/posts in this x3 sub-forum for my more detailed review of them.

And yes, I gave up trying to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By BJC
Mine dislodged at the front right corner last...

Mine dislodged at the front right corner last winter when I bought my X3. I think it might had had some ice in there when I opened the sunroof on the test drive and it pulled it apart. I didn't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By BJC
Dude, you live in Pennsylvania!! It will be...

Dude, you live in Pennsylvania!! It will be colder, with more snow likely, but in March you can have 65F days on a rare occasion - or a snow storm with 2 feet of snow... hence the adventure. :)
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,560
Posted By BJC
I had the same problem with a CD stuck in my head...

I had the same problem with a CD stuck in my head unit (and it would only play the first 9 songs, and change to the radio when I tried to eject it). I ended up taking the stereo apart and pulling...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By BJC
Thanks again. I hoped to get them shipped using...

Thanks again. I hoped to get them shipped using USPS (you only get killed on brokerage fees once before you find an alternative to courier companies ;)) and was glad to see that was an option with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By BJC
Heck yah! You could check out the fesitvals...

Heck yah! You could check out the fesitvals 'Winterlude' in Ottawa in Feb or 'Carnival' (likely a better cultural experience) in Quebec City. There is also the 'ice hotel' that is built every...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By BJC
Thanks! This is the cheapest I've seen. I have...

Thanks! This is the cheapest I've seen. I have Bilstein shocks in the back which made a real improvement in ride quality (no more pogo on the rear), so I am okay with the 'stiff' 2004 springs...
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,390
Posted By BJC
I have those Sumitomos on my Subaru Impreza. ...

I have those Sumitomos on my Subaru Impreza. They are quiet, stick well in the dry and have stiff sidewalls (which would be good for the X3's weight and handling characteristics), but they tramline...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By BJC
Thanks, I was considering that, but worried that...

Thanks, I was considering that, but worried that an auto yard would not be that discerning between sport and non-sport springs, but I should likely give it a try...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By BJC
Thanks - this dealer looks less expensive than...

Thanks - this dealer looks less expensive than Bavauto for the OE springs, but at about $150 each, that ain't cheap...

You are right, I am hoping to find someone who has swapped their stock...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By BJC
Looking for For OEM Sport Package Springs

I'm having no luck in the classifieds section, so I am posting here...

My two rear springs are cracked and BMW wants $400 for a new pair. Does anyone have any lying around that they would like to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,567
Posted By BJC
X3-terrestrial, enamoured: my X3 makes no weird...

X3-terrestrial, enamoured: my X3 makes no weird sounds and drives just fine. The springs seem to have been broken for a long time as the tips are rusty (not a recent break). The pieces that broke...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-10-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By BJC
LF: X3 (E83) OEM sport springs

I need the two rear springs for the 2004 3.0i sport package (mine are both cracked where they contact the bottom spring perch:(). Please PM me if you have them! Thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,567
Posted By BJC
So I was changing over to my snow wheels/tires...

So I was changing over to my snow wheels/tires this weekend, and found the exact same problem on my 2004 X3! Both rear springs are cracked at the end in the same way and I found one piece of spring...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,403
Posted By BJC
Hopefully you can help me with a problem. I have...

Hopefully you can help me with a problem. I have a Business head unit the CD changer factory installed. I tried to install the Aux input (the second one described below) it seems to use the same...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,621
Posted By BJC
Cool; where can we buy said software??

Cool; where can we buy said software??
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