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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Evlengr
Golf R

Hey Bud, If you want a great little car to replace your X3 I just bought one of these a month ago and love it. It will easily hold its own against a 335 so suspect it will give the 1 series a run for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Evlengr
Talking Been Away

Hi Folks,


Since I sold my X3 I have been away for some time. I have answered some of the more recent audio questions, but if there are some still looking for answers I'll check back weekly.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-24-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Evlengr
Good One. I just turned 50 and get told that...

Good One. I just turned 50 and get told that modifying my sound system was the same premise (I am a radio engineer). Now I even get calls from dealerships and even Crutchfield years ago on advice....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-24-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,295
Posted By Evlengr
You could make it easier on yourself and go to...

You could make it easier on yourself and go to the Alpine 5 in 1 amp PDX5. Essentially a D class amp that is a stereo 4 channel and mono block in one very small package. I used one in my 08 X3 and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-24-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By Evlengr
Didnt the Red X3 fail if I recall?

Didnt the Red X3 fail if I recall?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,778
Posted By Evlengr
Sounds like he actually did trouble shooting and...

Sounds like he actually did trouble shooting and the dealer assumed it was a certain problem. In the US we stay away from "Assuming" things as the saying goes it "Makes an ass of u and me".

Not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,947
Posted By Evlengr
Spoke, drove my X3 on a mountain logging road in...

Spoke, drove my X3 on a mountain logging road in the Catskills of NY. Even in six inches of mud they worked great and when we had 3 feet of snow here in MD 3 years ago I had no problems at all. (RE:...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-10-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Evlengr
They aren't anything special... Crappy dealership...

They aren't anything special... Crappy dealership imo. I found this out the hard way. I dealt with Passport BMW of MD for years thinking it was a BMWNA thing. I argued with them for over 5 months on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-10-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Evlengr
Ummm that is part of FREE maintenance warranty...

Ummm that is part of FREE maintenance warranty 4yr or 50k miles.........crappy dealership if they are trying to charge you for something that is supposed to be FREE!

Go to the BMWNA website and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By Evlengr
Its a venting system for some charcoal filter in...

Its a venting system for some charcoal filter in the rear area.

Not sure if anyone mentioned, but the famous parasitic drain is usually the blue tooth not shutting down if you have it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 87,820
Posted By Evlengr
Chrono..why didnt you use the PDX Alpine series....

Chrono..why didnt you use the PDX Alpine series. Much more compact and as a class D they generate little heat.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 87,820
Posted By Evlengr
Thanks Super....If you have the business sound...

Thanks Super....If you have the business sound system. I would say probably not based on my experience with my two X3's and the half dozen others I worked on.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 92
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 33,887
Posted By Evlengr
X3 Brian You are up. Gave ample time to claim the...

X3 Brian You are up. Gave ample time to claim the prize.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By Evlengr
Nope they will actually blame any problems on the...

Nope they will actually blame any problems on the tires if you switch them. Shoot they blamed my transmission problems on me changing the speakers.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,293
Posted By Evlengr
They brought it back...and its F'ing awesome. ...

They brought it back...and its F'ing awesome.

And Audicare is 4 years BTW. They will actually cover things bigger than windshield wipers. BMW really doesnt cover the brakes as they will try ever...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,404
Posted By Evlengr
The Michelin A/S Pilots are actually a little...

The Michelin A/S Pilots are actually a little better in the snow then the pirelli. I had both. The major difference I found between the two is that the Michelin are a little softer than the Pirelli....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,972
Posted By Evlengr
This is part of the reason I soured on...

This is part of the reason I soured on BMW.....They claim 4/50,000 warranty yet look for just about any excuse in the book to get out of honoring it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,007
Posted By Evlengr
I agree with him as it shows a systemic problem....

I agree with him as it shows a systemic problem. Little problems are usually like tremors.

As I have said many times, part of purchasing a "Higher End" vehicle is also the customer service. One...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By Evlengr
I think autogeek.net but have to check my...

I think autogeek.net but have to check my receipts. Will get back to you.

Cheers,

EE
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By Evlengr
For whatever goofy reason people seem to take it...

For whatever goofy reason people seem to take it personally when you say things bad about their X3's. If the car and mfg/dealer do me wrong I have no qualms about hammering them.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Evlengr
I wouldn't bet on CR so much. They thought the...

I wouldn't bet on CR so much. They thought the Pinto was a great car. Also, their reviews on electronics are almost always outdated. Not really their fault as technology changes at an exponential...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 92
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 33,887
Posted By Evlengr
The Winner is.......

The winner is........



ENIG44.....you have 48 hours from 12/03/12 12:01 to AM.

The prize is of course a Touch Up pen in Sapphire Metallic Paint pen, Clear Lacquer pen, and prep solution.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By Evlengr
Lottery

To show impartiality:


And the winner is?

See Pay it Forward Section........
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,536
Posted By Evlengr
You do know that most insurance companies will...

You do know that most insurance companies will sneak roadside service onto your monthly bill if you dont say no. GEICO will automatically put it on the minute you call to tell them you have a new...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-27-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,828
Posted By Evlengr
The traffic on my Droid works better than most of...

The traffic on my Droid works better than most of the systems out there.
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