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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By FireFly
The color combo was not my first choice and at...

The color combo was not my first choice and at the end of the day it was a good deal but not a great deal.

The owner has 68 cars and has been unloading several of them - that's the story behind...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,578
Posted By FireFly
We put Toyo Versdao's on the X3 several weeks...

We put Toyo Versdao's on the X3 several weeks back and they offer a quiet ride at highway speeds. I've had them out in heavy rain and 2 snow storms and they seem to grip quite well but definitely...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By FireFly
Have not heard about this but I did notice a 2008...

Have not heard about this but I did notice a 2008 (new) 4.8i loaded on my dealers showroom floor with a tag of $69k and change with a "special" sign on it for $63k. Sounds like maybe they are...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,943
Posted By FireFly
Extended maintenance/service plan?

Wife's 2005 X3 is approaching the 50k mile mark and it's been trouble free other than a few minor glitches here and there. And thanks to the members of the board we took it to the service department...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,870
Posted By FireFly
Our 2005 holds 3k rpm's BUT only when you first...

Our 2005 holds 3k rpm's BUT only when you first start the vehicle and I believe this is for emissions reasons. Once the vehicle is warmed up the AT works flawlessly.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,504
Posted By FireFly
Our 2005 X3 also shipped with the hardware but...

Our 2005 X3 also shipped with the hardware but needed a software update after we took delivery. Works great with a blackberry pearl and a moto razor.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-29-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 73,349
Posted By FireFly
Inspection II seems like a lot of "checking" and...

Inspection II seems like a lot of "checking" and not much "doing" for the $$
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By FireFly
It sold for $42.5k I opted not to buy...

It sold for $42.5k I opted not to buy...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By FireFly
I had it checked out - vehicle has never had...

I had it checked out - vehicle has never had anything done by a BMW dealer. Again, everything is legit here. But it looks like it may be sold to another buyer - I'll know today or tomorrow...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By FireFly
How would I determine if it's a lemon? I could...

How would I determine if it's a lemon? I could ask my local BMW dealer to run a VIN check to see the BMW service history on the vehicle...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By FireFly
Private party. I will not get into the details...

Private party. I will not get into the details behind the story but again, it's legit.
What would you suggest a fair price be for this vehicle? I have the sticker and it's ~$63k.

Pristine...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By FireFly
Interesting find - 2006 4.4i with 40 miles

I sold my 330xi last weekend and now need to get into something new. Found a 2006 4.4i with 40 miles on it. Long story behind the story but it's legit. Loaded with premium, CWP, Nav, DSP, rear...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,330
Posted By FireFly
This thread started in 2005...

This thread started in 2005...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 71,492
Posted By FireFly
Careful towing anything over the limit - if you...

Careful towing anything over the limit - if you get in an accident you are screwed with your insurance company. And be careful with those E over H brakes without a brake controller - your BMW...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-09-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By FireFly
Sold, Gone....

Sold, Gone....
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-07-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By FireFly
sorry guys/gals - been away for a couple of...

sorry guys/gals - been away for a couple of days...

jms_tci at hotmail dot com

I'll email a couple of exterior shots I took this summer to the people who asked. Showing the car to someone who...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-03-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By FireFly
2002 330xi $15k

2002 330xi

Original Owner
All Wheel Drive
Orient Blue Metalic Exterior
Natural Brown interior
75k miles
5 speed standard
Premium Package
Sports Package
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,858
Posted By FireFly
Excellent! Many thanks! Looks like the...

Excellent! Many thanks!

Looks like the wife's X3 may soon go the route of my 330xi with dedicated HP summer tires and Real winter tires...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,858
Posted By FireFly
Will E46 rims fit X3?

Does anyone know if E46 (2002 330xi) rims will fit a 2005 X3?

Thanks in advance! :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,359
Posted By FireFly
This thread kind of hits home as I nearly totaled...

This thread kind of hits home as I nearly totaled my wife's X3 this morning en-route to snowboarding during a lite snow storm. Not more than 3-4 inches on the interstate and luckily for me no other...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,232
Posted By FireFly
Not as bad as what my wife calls hers: Mr. Magoo...

Not as bad as what my wife calls hers: Mr. Magoo Car :rofl:

But to answer your question, no the X3 is not a chick car.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By FireFly
Wish I can help but I can't, although I will tell...

Wish I can help but I can't, although I will tell you that if you try to connect a trailer with electric brakes, or electric over hydraulic brakes, and the X3 is not wired with an in cab brake...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By FireFly
:dunno: That's just the point... you really never...

:dunno: That's just the point... you really never have to wash the black pieces, at least not as much as you would if they were painted... :dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,852
Posted By FireFly
Great write up! Still driving my 2002 330xi and...

Great write up! Still driving my 2002 330xi and get to use the wife's 2005 X3 now and then. IMHO the X3 is the best vehicle we have ever owned and I'm tempted to get out of my 330xi and into a CPO...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By FireFly
You may be able to research the 2005 model on...

You may be able to research the 2005 model on Edmunds.com
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