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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,440
Posted By 1stbmwx3
2007-2010 X3 N52 Valve Cover Replacement DIY

Both lights went out after driving around. Now I got an EML light with a recurring Service Engine Soon. It runs great and the code reader keeps giving nothing substantial. I have no idea...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,440
Posted By 1stbmwx3
2007-2010 X3 N52 Valve Cover Replacement DIY

Ok. Rough start after replacement. Reset computer. Started up and now I have BRAKE light and 4x4 lights on dash. Weird. And I have some light smoke from engine.


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,440
Posted By 1stbmwx3
After reading some more, I'm going without...

After reading some more, I'm going without sealant. I'll let you know if it was a bad decision.


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,440
Posted By 1stbmwx3
2007-2010 X3 N52 Valve Cover Replacement DIY

I got some high-temp red RTV silicone. Am I using the right stuff? There doesn't look like there was anything on there originally.


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,440
Posted By 1stbmwx3
I just pulled them off after vc was removed. I...

I just pulled them off after vc was removed. I was unsure about when they had to come off. It's all good now.



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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,440
Posted By 1stbmwx3
2007-2010 X3 N52 Valve Cover Replacement DIY

Doing this right now. Your pictures and step by step directions are the only reason why I am doing this myself. Thanks. Now let's hope I can put it all back together!


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Cagui1223, in a thread for replacing the vcg on a...

Cagui1223, in a thread for replacing the vcg on a 3 series, they applied RTV. You did not apply any sealant. Any reason why?418714


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Thanks a bunch cagui1223! Sent from...

Thanks a bunch cagui1223!


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By 1stbmwx3
very similar... ...

very similar...
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=886063
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By 1stbmwx3
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=591196
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,175
Posted By 1stbmwx3
I agree with x3brian. Between 70-80 is the best...

I agree with x3brian. Between 70-80 is the best zone. I think between 22-25 mpg if I remember correctly.


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By 1stbmwx3
2007 X3 valve cover gasket replacement.

I'll be replacing the vcg on my 2007 X3 E83. Any tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By 1stbmwx3
2007 X3 coil change

http://blog.bavauto.com/10523/diy-video-bmw-pencil-style-coil-replacement-install-how-to-m54-m62-n62/

Found it.


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By 1stbmwx3
2007 X3 coil change

Code reading #4 coil misfiring. How do these things come out? Can't seem to find a video matching these type of coils. 414417414418


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,217
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Looks nice! It is good to see the actually...

Looks nice! It is good to see the actually finished look, especially because my X3 is the same color.

X3mech. thanks for the in-depth thread.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,486
Posted By 1stbmwx3
How many miles do you have on the '07?

How many miles do you have on the '07?
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-06-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,217
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Awesome topic. I have been thinking about doing...

Awesome topic. I have been thinking about doing this exact thing to my '07. Thanks.
Forum: 6 Series 03-27-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,094
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Beautiful

Beautiful
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Looks great! I concur with previous post about...

Looks great! I concur with previous post about wheels.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,020
Posted By 1stbmwx3
It must have got lost in shipping.

It must have got lost in shipping.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 60,728
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Bought my '07 with 30k Dec of 2010. Just went...

Bought my '07 with 30k Dec of 2010. Just went over 60k a couple days ago and loving every mile!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Dashboard computer codes

I was just playing around after resetting my oil change in the computer and came across all these other random looking numbers on the little display. Does anyone know where I can find what all these...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,020
Posted By 1stbmwx3
316643 My pedals.

316643

My pedals.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,020
Posted By 1stbmwx3
Ordering mine today from BMWpedals.com. Going to...

Ordering mine today from BMWpedals.com. Going to try to get the engraved X3.
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