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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-01-2013, 12:18 PM
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Posted By bdr127
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Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-23-2013, 02:39 PM
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Posted By bdr127
FS: 2007 BMW X3 3.0si - 67k miles - Title in hand - Pennsylvania

2007 BMW X3 3.0si

67k miles
Monaco Blue metallic exterior / Gray Nevada Leather interior w/ Gray Poplar real wood trim

Our X3 has been fantastic and completely reliable, but my family has...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-20-2010, 03:31 PM
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Views: 643
Posted By bdr127
Sold

Sold
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 09-20-2010, 03:31 PM
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Views: 1,536
Posted By bdr127
Sold

Sold
Forum: General BMW 09-20-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,385
Posted By bdr127
My dealer replaced the steering wheel trim on my...

My dealer replaced the steering wheel trim on my X3 that had some peeling.... no charge. My dealer simply said, "That should not happen" and replaced it. Not sure if it made a difference, but it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-07-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,939
Posted By bdr127
Hello to another Estoril owner. :D Not sure...

Hello to another Estoril owner. :D

Not sure if you're aware or not, but it looks like you're missing the cover that goes on top of the fuel rail and injectors. It's #11 in this pic:
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-28-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bdr127
Everything comes down to tires. Put winter tires...

Everything comes down to tires. Put winter tires on a RWD and it'll run snow circles around an AWD with summer tires.
Forum: General BMW 08-23-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,240
Posted By bdr127
If the car was that base that it had manual...

If the car was that base that it had manual seats, then it probably wasn't leather... It was probably the base leatherette (which does feel very cheap, understandably).

Sooooo.... you're comparing...
Forum: General BMW 08-04-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,450
Posted By bdr127
As JimD1 just said above, if the car still...

As JimD1 just said above, if the car still lurched forward when putting the car in gear when your foot was on the brake pedal, then that would have to be a malfunction of the brakes, but not...
Forum: General BMW 07-31-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,450
Posted By bdr127
That doesn't sound like "sudden acceleration".......

That doesn't sound like "sudden acceleration".... That sounds like, "maybe I should put my foot on the brake when I put it in gear." :dunno:
Forum: General BMW 07-29-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,720
Posted By bdr127
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Forum: General BMW 07-28-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,720
Posted By bdr127
Octane and energy are two completely different...

Octane and energy are two completely different things....

The octane rating is indicative of the fuel's resistance to combustion. (i.e. preventing premature combustion resulting in timing issues,...
Forum: General BMW 07-26-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By bdr127
Funny how the article's title (focusing on...

Funny how the article's title (focusing on "Engine Problems") makes it sound scarier than it really is, since the engine isn't the problem.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-24-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,479
Posted By bdr127
235s should be OK... It's probably about as wide...

235s should be OK... It's probably about as wide of a tire you'd want on that wheel width, but it's likely do-able. Of course, every tire make/model is a little different in the actual width...
Forum: General BMW 07-24-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By bdr127
I can't say I'm really that impressed with BMW...

I can't say I'm really that impressed with BMW Magazine, especially as compared to Roundel. BMW Mag seems to always be a lot of fluff and artsy photos and LOTS of pages full of high-brow advertising...
Forum: General BMW 07-11-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By bdr127
I realize your post was from two weeks ago, so...

I realize your post was from two weeks ago, so hopefully it hasn't expired yet....

You could always see if they would inspect your car to see if it needs any maintenance or service work.... Maybe...
Forum: General BMW 07-11-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,444
Posted By bdr127
This doesn't solve the issue, but I'm curious as...

This doesn't solve the issue, but I'm curious as to why anyone needs to unlock the car from more than a couple feet away? It's not like you can actually get into your car until you are right next to...
Forum: General BMW 07-11-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By bdr127
Why would buying CPO be "not BMW-ish" ?? You can...

Why would buying CPO be "not BMW-ish" ?? You can get a car that's a year or too old with very few miles and a longer warranty for thousands less. What's the issue?

Guess what? Your friends and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-11-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By bdr127
As others have said, check the battery. Take a...

As others have said, check the battery. Take a multi-meter and test the voltage per the Bentley instructions:

http://i31.tinypic.com/atu8g.jpg

If the battery is fine, then you probably bought...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 07-11-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,536
Posted By bdr127
Thumbs up FS: 17" Goodyear Eagle F1 tires (Staggered 225/45R17 & 245/40R17) -- Only 3k miles

I had these tires on my staggered OEM 17" DSII wheels for 3381 miles. (I keep detailed records. ) I just got new 18" CSL reps and am going to use the DSIIs as a dedicated winter setup. So now I have...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-11-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By bdr127
Thumbs up FS: 17" Goodyear Eagle F1 tires (Staggered 225/45R17 & 245/40R17) -- Only 3k miles

I had these tires on my staggered OEM 17" DSII wheels for 3381 miles. (I keep detailed records. :D) I just got new 18" CSL reps and am going to use the DSIIs as a dedicated winter setup. So now I...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-16-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By bdr127
WTB: 18" CSL Reps

Looking to buy some 18" CSL reps in E36 M3 fitment. I'll consider either staggered or non-staggered; with tires or without. Thanks!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-01-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By bdr127
Some good how-tos for replacing the brake light...

Some good how-tos for replacing the brake light switch:
http://www.geocities.com/karlkarlb/brakeswitch.html

VIDEO how-to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-T_vnWNqyg
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-30-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,424
Posted By bdr127
OMG, I've got wood. :p Seriously, though,...

OMG, I've got wood. :p

Seriously, though, awesome wheels. If I had the cash, I would buy these in a heartbeat.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-22-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,361
Posted By bdr127
Bump for some sweet wheels... I've got a semi. ;-)

Bump for some sweet wheels... I've got a semi. ;-)
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