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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Denver61
Duke, I bought the exact same tires for the exact...

Duke, I bought the exact same tires for the exact same reasons. My "all-season" Yokohamas just weren't cutting it in the snow.

The General Altimax Arctics have made all the difference. Never...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Denver61
Don't overthink it. I'm a mechanical...

Don't overthink it.

I'm a mechanical numbskull but I replaced the pump and grommet in like 15 minutes. Got the part at Pep Boys...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Denver61
I went thru that drill 2 years ago. Replaced the...

I went thru that drill 2 years ago. Replaced the CCVV, intake boot and cleaned my MAF sensor.

Haven't thrown a code since. Something tells me you're taking in air somewhere.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,817
Posted By Denver61
Well, to state the obvious, that ain't right. ...

Well, to state the obvious, that ain't right. I'd bet that whoever sold it to you pulled the fuses. If you are only running on 1 rear wheel, your dashboard should be going off like the Command...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Denver61
After spending what seemed like hours on Tire...

After spending what seemed like hours on Tire Forums and TireRack, I must have visited about half-dozen tire places in South Denver just looking looking for input. I had pretty much decided on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Denver61
Well, I solved the problem. Bought a set of...

Well, I solved the problem. Bought a set of General Altimax Arctics ($550 installed - not too shabby) and the X3 is again snow worthy. Made all the difference in a recent Colorado snowstorm. Will...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Denver61
Interesting - nice to know. I think I will...

Interesting - nice to know.

I think I will upgrade my tires though.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Denver61
Thanks. Kinda what I'm thinking as well.

Thanks. Kinda what I'm thinking as well.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Denver61
Hmmm - 2006 X3 Fishtailing In Snow. Tires?

Have had my 2006 X3 since '09. No real issues except for the "terrible triad" 2 years ago which I addressed thru the gear swap. Otherwise pretty trouble free at 100K miles.

But I've noticed that...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains Regions 07-25-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,602
Posted By Denver61
Hi Guys Highlands Ranch Imports on County...

Hi Guys

Highlands Ranch Imports on County Line road is simply the best. Been taking my 2006 X3 there for years. Great service, fair and honest.

Highly recommended.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By Denver61
Nice. I am almost there. Bought a 2006 X3 CPO...

Nice. I am almost there. Bought a 2006 X3 CPO in 2009 as well. Currently have 92K on it. Aside from the "Terrible Triad" issue (fixed with the replacement gear cheap) and CCVV replacement, just...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By Denver61
Al, that sounds like a cool system as well. ...

Al, that sounds like a cool system as well.

And a helluva lot cheaper than a DICE/USA SPEC deal.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By Denver61
Nope, not pre-wired, but just from Googling the...

Nope, not pre-wired, but just from Googling the issue, I think a USA/SPEC interface rig might do the trick.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By Denver61
2006 X3 - Satellite Radio and Aux In Questions . . .

. . . first off many thanks to the forum for the great storehouse of knowledge. Cannot tell you how much dough I've saved thru the miracle of the "search" button on here. We can start with the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By Denver61
I dunno. Not saying the X3 is exactly cheap to...

I dunno. Not saying the X3 is exactly cheap to maintain but . . . I've replaced shocks, brakes tires, plugs and a fuel pump on my wife's "ultra-reliable" Toyota Sienna. Heck, that's stuff will fail...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,342
Posted By Denver61
2006 X3 3.0 w/88,000 miles. Replaced the...

2006 X3 3.0 w/88,000 miles.

Replaced the CCVV and breather hoses and did the transfer case gear swap out to the tune of $200.00. Replaced the MAF sensor with a $150 job from BuyAutoParts.com.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By Denver61
Resolution to the Triad Lights - And Confirmation of the Gear issue . . .

. . . couple of weeks ago I posted about my experience with the "terrible triad". They went on and then went off as soon as I whipped into my indy mechanic. He found the "transfer case motor fault"...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By Denver61
A couple of years back, one of my original...

A couple of years back, one of my original Scorpions blew out. Went to Discount Tire for replacement because they were close. Ended up replacing the rest of them (they were getting pretty bare...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Denver61
Yeah, the "tapping" is the only thing that gives...

Yeah, the "tapping" is the only thing that gives me pause, but it's over by the time I manage to get out the door and listen. Good advice - may bring it back and have him run the codes again. He's...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Denver61
Another "Terrible Triad" Post . . . .

. . . I know, I know, there's a mountain of posts on this issue. I've burned up my modem reading everything I can. I've read the stickies up top. Please bear with me.

Question: driving my 2006...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By Denver61
Yup, that what I ended up doing. Easy fit, no...

Yup, that what I ended up doing. Easy fit, no hassle.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By Denver61
Drivers Side Wiper Airfoil Question . . .

. . . I searched high and low for an answer to this one and didn't find it. If it's on here somewhere I apologize in advance.

After successfully replacing my windshield fluid reservoir pump on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,342
Posted By Denver61
Just passed 72,000K 2006 X3. Relatively...

Just passed 72,000K 2006 X3.

Relatively trouble-free.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 76,342
Posted By Denver61
Right behind you, Wallace. 2006 X3 bought in 2009...

Right behind you, Wallace. 2006 X3 bought in 2009 on CPO. Just hit 64,000 miles and getting right around 19mpg.

Aside from a burned out headlight, no real repairs. Just got done with Inspection...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,632
Posted By Denver61
I'm in the same boat. 5 months left on the CPO...

I'm in the same boat. 5 months left on the CPO warranty on my '06. A couple of annoying issues that the CPO covered (rear window malfunction, heat fan adjustment), but nothing major. Runs like a...
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