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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,061
Posted By whatnxt
Put a set of 18" Michelins on the wife X3 M and...

Put a set of 18" Michelins on the wife X3 M and they are a good improvement over the OEMs. Smoother ride and good handling. I was talked out of the Conti Extreme Contact DWS due to their softer...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By whatnxt
The one that I saw was filmed in 2011 titled "BMW...

The one that I saw was filmed in 2011 titled "BMW X3". Shows the next gen being built. Well worth watching. :thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By whatnxt
Wife's '08 CPO had the same rattle and it was a...

Wife's '08 CPO had the same rattle and it was a broken bracket. Cover under warranty.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,058
Posted By whatnxt
The problem is that small SUV/wagons in diesel do...

The problem is that small SUV/wagons in diesel do exist, just not in the US. Exceptions the X5, ML, Audi A3/Q7, and VW (Jettas and Touareg). With the VW/Audi (except for the Q/Touareg), they only...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,058
Posted By whatnxt
Wife's X3 gets 21-26 in-town to highway.

Wife's X3 gets 21-26 in-town to highway.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,580
Posted By whatnxt
The other issue with the snow that we get in the...

The other issue with the snow that we get in the PNW lower lands is that it is wet snow. Outside temp is 28-34F. This makes for very slippery conditions. That and the fact that most don't use snow...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By whatnxt
Put a set of the X-Ice Xi2s on the wife's X3. Was...

Put a set of the X-Ice Xi2s on the wife's X3. Was going to go with the General Altimax Arctics but the sales person indicated that the sidewall was softer and the X-Ice would be better for the weight...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By whatnxt
The wife's 08 M package with all that you listed...

The wife's 08 M package with all that you listed (no NAV) and HIDs with 24.5 K was $31,000. Car was in "off the showroom condition" with no rock chips or dents. It was CPO in the PNW.

Price does...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By whatnxt
I have used the Philips VisionPlus bulbs as an...

I have used the Philips VisionPlus bulbs as an upgrade in four cars. Great light and last a couple of years. Used the Philips Xtreme Vision bulbs and they lasted three months. Not much better light...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,623
Posted By whatnxt
The wife purchased her 2008 CPO X3Si CPO (Cold...

The wife purchased her 2008 CPO X3Si CPO (Cold Weather, Sports, Premium, M Packages plus HID, no nav) for $31K. It only had 24,200 miles on it. No dents, chips inside or out. Looked new. Price will...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,707
Posted By whatnxt
Don't forget about the lifters. Looked at a...

Don't forget about the lifters. Looked at a carfax on the wife's '08 CPO X3 and it said no issues, just service. With 24.5K what could be wrong? Well, the head was replaced after we purchased it and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,343
Posted By whatnxt
I have run the Dunlop 3Ds and M3s on four...

I have run the Dunlop 3Ds and M3s on four different cars, fwd and AWD. Great all around tire. Good in the snow, ice, rain, slush and dry. Handling is good and they are quiet. Average around 20-25K...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By whatnxt
Paid $32k for car, including CPO. :-)

Paid $32k for car, including CPO. :-)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By whatnxt
My wife purchased an '08 X3si with 24.5K. Perfect...

My wife purchased an '08 X3si with 24.5K. Perfect inside and out. Looked like it was just got off the trailer. M, premium, sport and xenon lights. Got CPO for $32K. VERY happy we got CPO because she...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,074
Posted By whatnxt
The wife's 2008 X3 3.0si (purchased CPO with...

The wife's 2008 X3 3.0si (purchased CPO with 24.5K) just had the head replaced due to the lifter issue. Car only had 27.6 K on it. It does drive much smoother. Don't know about any impact on the MPG...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By whatnxt
Have you asked the Dealer what can be done?

Have you asked the Dealer what can be done?
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-11-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By whatnxt
Yes, another Newbie

The wife (but she leaves the posting to me) just purchased a '08 X3 with most of the upgrades. Used dark grey, automatic with 25K miles and CPO from the dealer. Traded in her '09 Forester and her...
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