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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By smaglik
that's 50k mile intervals...

that's 50k mile intervals...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-05-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By smaglik
Well, they did say they didn't know how to...

Well, they did say they didn't know how to maneuver on this website....It's ok though. The other three FS adds they bumped from the dead will mask this one. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By smaglik
Perhaps I should have been more clear? All...

Perhaps I should have been more clear?

All things being equal, it will never be as reliable as a tacoma (including maintenance).

Of course, if I buy an x3 and tacoma brand new, and maintain...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By smaglik
It's based on the e46 platform, so, yeah, it will...

It's based on the e46 platform, so, yeah, it will be similar.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By smaglik
The x3 and 328i are made by the same company, so...

The x3 and 328i are made by the same company, so you already know the answer to your question. :)

Seriously, though, if it's 5-6k, and it has proven maintenance and repair records, it might be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By smaglik
Add the water pump to your list. Opinions vary....

Add the water pump to your list. Opinions vary. but they typically fail in the low 100s for mileage, and it will leave you stranded quickly.

To answer your question, these can be reliable if the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-30-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By smaglik
Yeah...people want to see the actual car. :) ...

Yeah...people want to see the actual car. :)

And, you need to post a price. Looks like it is a sweet ride, though.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By smaglik
Punctuation is a lost art! :) OP, best of...

Punctuation is a lost art! :)

OP, best of luck with your issues. Hopefully it all turns out alright.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-27-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By smaglik
Nice car. I've got 123k on mine. :) What's...

Nice car. I've got 123k on mine. :)

What's your price?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By smaglik
Your coolant could be a bit low. I had that with...

Your coolant could be a bit low. I had that with mine. Check it, when it's cold!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By smaglik
Glad to hear it has worked out so far for you...

Glad to hear it has worked out so far for you (you've still got a bit to cover to break even). I really like my X3, but that evaporator is one repair that might find it at Carmax if it ever happens....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By smaglik
This. Bring in a copy with the pertinent...

This. Bring in a copy with the pertinent location highlighted.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By smaglik
Why is it not covered under CPO? Typically glass...

Why is it not covered under CPO? Typically glass and trim and the like is excluded from most warranties, but this is a mechanical failure.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By smaglik
Thanks for the note about the conti's being loud....

Thanks for the note about the conti's being loud. I've been spoiled with the (lack of) road noise on my Michelin MXVHMXV4 (or something like that...I can't remember the actual letters), and they get...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By smaglik
Transfer case. I haven't heard of anything...

Transfer case. I haven't heard of anything besides a proper shop computer (GT1, I believe) that can do the reset.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By smaglik
Good to hear. I changed mine when I got the...

Good to hear. I changed mine when I got the vehicle at 76k. Pretty sure it was the first time it was done. Did my xfer case 40k miles later (a little early, but I was in Portland, and had access...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By smaglik
You should post this in the right forum...the 7...

You should post this in the right forum...the 7 series forum. This is the x3 forum. Best of luck.

There have been some issues of this on the x3 too, though. I luckily haven't experienced it yet.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By smaglik
If you're not going to go with a set of dedicated...

If you're not going to go with a set of dedicated winters, I'd recommend the conti DWS extremes. I had several set of those on a honda fit, and they were awesome. It's getting time for me to...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-11-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By smaglik
Nice car. What's your asking price?

Nice car. What's your asking price?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By smaglik
Ha. I was being serious. Where I live, a lift...

Ha. I was being serious. Where I live, a lift would be useful when I want to go out in to the forest.

You may think I'm a tard, but it's pretty obvious you're an a$$. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By smaglik
You gonna put a lift on it too? That would be...

You gonna put a lift on it too? That would be cool.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By smaglik
It all depends on where the car fails, right? If...

It all depends on where the car fails, right? If you live in the city, and are always driving in heavily populated areas, if it fails, you call a tow truck, and you're what, 15 minutes to a shop?
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By smaglik
When I got the car, it locked all the doors when...

When I got the car, it locked all the doors when I went a certain speed. My shop told me that they could not set it up to unlock all doors when the car is turned off (I have a manual), so, I had...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By smaglik
Who is doing your work for you? With the...

Who is doing your work for you? With the exception of the washer pump, which I have no experience with, everything else is relatively cheap and easy to do, and shouldn't have cost more than 500-600$...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-10-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By smaglik
Hey....do you really think this person is still...

Hey....do you really think this person is still looking for a car, 6 years later? Do us all a favor and avoid cluttering up the forum by bumping up threads more than half a decade old.

Use...
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