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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By AddictedToBoost
You're going to love those tires! I've been...

You're going to love those tires! I've been running the same tires on my car and have over 20k on them, with quite a bit of tread left still. I'm tempted to get a set for my X3 once the Conti...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,932
Posted By AddictedToBoost
I followed the writeup in this thread - removed...

I followed the writeup in this thread - removed and bolted the actuator back on, no special procedure - easy off and on. My X3 is running fine, just as it did before I changed out the gaskets. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,932
Posted By AddictedToBoost
While this job is fresh in my head, here are my...

While this job is fresh in my head, here are my hindsight notes on performing this tasků..

I just completed this glorious task along with replacing my oil filter housing gasket and heat...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,819
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Continental's are on and WOW, big difference from...

Continental's are on and WOW, big difference from the Badyears! Before I had them mounted, I flexed the sidewall by grabbing it and they are nowhere near the stiffness of the Eagle GT's sidewall. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,819
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Thanks raaizin! I'm going with the Continentals.

Thanks raaizin! I'm going with the Continentals.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,819
Posted By AddictedToBoost
The Pirelli's and Continental's are both priced...

The Pirelli's and Continental's are both priced better than the Michelin's, so I think I'll stick to my first two choices. I'm leaning towards the Conti's right now and hoping a few more chime in on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,819
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Continental ExtremeContact DWS mileage check in

I know several members are running Continental ExtremeContact DWS tires on their X3. How are they holding up mileage wise? How many miles do you think you will get out of them? What about ride...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By AddictedToBoost
I didn't want to cut up the protector box either....

I didn't want to cut up the protector box either. I remember now that I had to trim the sides of the positive ring terminal in order for it to fit through the side exit of the box. I just used wire...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Tim, Excuse the dirty engine bay! Because...

Tim,

Excuse the dirty engine bay! Because I'm using the remote battery posts, I can connect my BT and route the cord along the edge of the fender and hang it on the outside corner of the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By AddictedToBoost
I installed the BT quick connect harness on the...

I installed the BT quick connect harness on the remote terminals in the engine bay. I ran into the same issue with the BT harness as you are having with the BatteryMinder quick connect - the rings...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By AddictedToBoost
I checked and Battery Tender lists a float mode...

I checked and Battery Tender lists a float mode voltage of 13.2v and a bulk charge voltage of 14.4v until amp draw drops to less than .1 amps. I can't imagine that the .2v difference in float mode...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Tim, I recently started using a Battery...

Tim,

I recently started using a Battery Tender Junior on my '07 X3, which is the .75 amp model. My X3 is usually only driven on the weekends. After the initial connection or a 'reboot' such as...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,445
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Ugghhhh... Not what I wanted to hear. I know...

Ugghhhh... Not what I wanted to hear. I know you work for them but I've never been a fan of XM. I tried XM a few years ago and didn't care for it, switched to Sirius and been a fan since. Ever...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,983
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Logic? Pfffff.... Who cares, it gives the X3 an...

Logic? Pfffff.... Who cares, it gives the X3 an aggressive stance and looks cool!

Two thumbs :thumbup::thumbup: pwmarco!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,053
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Not the cheapest but not the most expensive...

Not the cheapest but not the most expensive either: www.autoenginuity.com

Bang for the buck, this is one of the better scanners out if you already have a laptop. I just purchased one but haven't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Knock on wood I have a Battery Tender that I've...

Knock on wood I have a Battery Tender that I've had since 1997 and its still going strong. I have a total of four, two full size 1.25 amp models and two junior .75 amp models. I've yet to have a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By AddictedToBoost
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,910
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Loving my '07, with just over 50k on the clock...

Loving my '07, with just over 50k on the clock now. I've had a couple of the typical issues - peeling window switch & steering wheel controls, but both were replaced under warranty. I'd buy...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,058
Posted By AddictedToBoost
I connected my Battery Tender lead to the jumper...

I connected my Battery Tender lead to the jumper points under the hood. I've been using it this way for almost a year now with no issues and the Battery Tender will charge and go to float mode like...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,990
Posted By AddictedToBoost
LOL! Well said. My sentiments exactly about the...

LOL! Well said. My sentiments exactly about the RX!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,990
Posted By AddictedToBoost
That's pretty funny, I thought the RX rode &...

That's pretty funny, I thought the RX rode & handled like a 1975 Coupe Deville. A Ten minute test drive in the wallowing and nose diving RX was all I needed to buy my X3.

If you knew you were...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 73,050
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Be aware that Wal-Mart no longer prorates their...

Be aware that Wal-Mart no longer prorates their batteries. You get the 1, 2, or 3 year free replacement depending on the battery model if it fails within that time period. If the battery fails...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,131
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Agreed 100%! People camping out in the left lane...

Agreed 100%! People camping out in the left lane are yet another fine example.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,131
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Ahh those crazy Europeans! Makes sense - yet we...

Ahh those crazy Europeans! Makes sense - yet we don't get the option. Nothing like getting blinded from an oncoming vehicle with a load, especially one that has HID's.:mad:
Must be one of the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By AddictedToBoost
Correct. Mine had apparently been replaced at...

Correct. Mine had apparently been replaced at some point and it wasn't pressed down on hard enough to secure it well. It seemed loose and I was able to pull up and remove it. When I put it back...
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