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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-20-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By x3r
running boards

had those on my 2005 X3 and yes, they were more for looks than function but they could support an adult of 200 lbs (me) standing on them. they were unnecessary and actually got in the way when...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-08-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By x3r
Confusing Remote Fob?

after much aggravation and wondering what the heck is it with this damn thing - each time I reset the seat posn and locked and unlocked it worked fine - I figured out that this problem only seemed to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By x3r
that should be snap out/snap in or screw...

that should be snap out/snap in or screw out-screw in? no big deal to swap out.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By x3r
I did and it should be part of the X-Line...

I did and it should be part of the X-Line Exterior Trim package as you mentioned (along with chrome tailpipe; side-skirt trim (one line of lower aluminum trim on side doors); side window aluminum...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By x3r
been gone for awhile. I actually ended up...

been gone for awhile.

I actually ended up "settling" for these wheels as there were simply too many mods required for what I actually wanted to put on it (an Audi wheel). The wheels on it are 19...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By x3r
Partial X-Line Pro Trim Pics

thought i'd upload these pics showing the X-Line Pro Trim front spoiler and side boards w/o the rear apron trim piece, which IMO was simply too large. I think it looks great w/o it. obviously, you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-09-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,916
Posted By x3r
excessive carbon/soot in & on exhaust tip(s)

have had our new X3 for a month now and havwe cleaned it up a few times already. been using Nevr Dull which is fine for inside the pipe but doesn't work as well on the chrome tip where it's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-21-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,207
Posted By x3r
Cup Holders

didn't get any with my 2013 either (and not w/the cargo net under the trunk floor) however, it does mention them in the owners manual as if standard -

Storage compartment in the front cupholder....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-18-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,722
Posted By x3r
Buyer Beware! X-Line and X-Line Pro Exterior Trim

Took delivery of our new X3 this week, ordering the package that incl the X-Line exterior trim. one component of that trim - the "front fascia insert" is described in the X3 brochure/catalog as...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,464
Posted By x3r
did you purge/flush the system thoroughly when...

did you purge/flush the system thoroughly when winterizing and adding winter washer solution to the washer reservoir & system? had that problem a few years back - added the winter washer fluid but...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By x3r
depending on where you live and from whom you...

depending on where you live and from whom you purchased, Pentagon (military) Car Sales in Kaiserslautern/Ramstein has one or more contacts that will code for you. i can't vouch for them and don't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,761
Posted By x3r
Seat Heater & Vapor Barrier Gone Bad

Hi,
'bout a year ago, i had the same problem (2005 X3; 140,000 miles) with the driver's side seat heater and the BMW dealer replaced the leather seat covering w/heating element (not entire seat) -...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,455
Posted By x3r
2011 X3 2.0 turbo diesel

just returned from the test driving the 2011: overall disappointing. currently driving a 2005 3.0L X3. US Army in Germany. Been waiting for US spec X3 diesel X3 to make it to market but guess...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By x3r
yes, but military APO so shipping is via US...

yes, but military APO so shipping is via US Postal Service: not commercial international shipping rates.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By x3r
"Free" Michelin Pilot Tire for X3

I have a single Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 M+S tire (235/55/17), barely used, that i'd like to get rid of, as long as you pay shipping cost (about $20). I was a few thousand miles away from having to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By x3r
tires

if you're running the Pirelli Scorpion shown, you can get them much cheaper at Tire Rack - i think the price was $160 ea. if you're (or anyone else) running Michelin, i have one practically new...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,581
Posted By x3r
sensor mat replacement

have just been through it with BMW dealer and Munich HQs. i'm with the Army in Germany, and have a US spec 2005 X3 that i bought new back then. after experiencing problems with the pass. airbag...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-25-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By x3r
in search of style 30 wheels

would like to pick up a set of 16" style 30 wheels - anyone interested in selling? or trade 30s for my BMW wheels similar to style 27? will send pics if interested.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-25-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 169,445
Posted By x3r
the E36 2dr - classic!

Hey, gotta tell you i love the E36 body style! it's classier than any model since! that's one fine looking car - at least in the coupe or convertible. My first BMW was a used '96 318is - never had...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,808
Posted By x3r
that's normal. shift into sport mode to increase...

that's normal. shift into sport mode to increase revs or speed up if it bothers you. it's in higher gear than needed with car going too slow.
Forum: The Detail Department 09-20-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,283
Posted By x3r
Nev-r-dull

Nev-r-dull
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,020
Posted By x3r
to answer your initial question, consider first...

to answer your initial question, consider first looks (bottom best in my opinion) and nearly as important - the effort it's going to take to clean them and the fact that you'll be doing that for as...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-01-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,551
Posted By x3r
Z-CS on trim

applied the Z-CS on paint and it's fine. applied to plastic bumpers and trim a few hrs after applying protectant. then 3 days later it rained and streaks showed up on the plastic bumpers - you...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-01-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 104,693
Posted By x3r
easy way to reduce brake dust

install reduced dust brake pads and then downshift manually (even if have auto tranny w/steptronic) to slow down the vehicle instead of using the brakes - you'll be surprised and what a difference it...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-01-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By x3r
once a year waxing - photos as requested by JBss

Ok, finally took pics after washing/drying both cars (X3 recently Zaino'd with Z2 and 320 convertible not done for more than a year - but will clay & Zaino soon). sorry it took so long to post pics...
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