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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
How was your ride height after the install? ...

How was your ride height after the install?

I bought the Turner Motorsports springs made by Hudson Premium parts and all new OEM rubber bits, along with Bilstein B4 shocks and the car sat level...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,252
Posted By PSUEng
I recently had Bilstein B4s and Turner rear...

I recently had Bilstein B4s and Turner rear springs installed and couldn't be happier; my front B4s finally arrived this week, so they will go in next week. I'm glad I didn't go with HDs as the B4s...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By PSUEng
At 85k, I'll have mine until 100k at most. I've...

At 85k, I'll have mine until 100k at most. I've now had thermostat, water pump, oil filter housing gaskets, steering angle sensor all fail. I have vanos solenoid codes and I will need a belt/pulley...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
Yeah so I dug into this tonight and I'm stuck on...

Yeah so I dug into this tonight and I'm stuck on the removal of the window surround. It appears that the lower black trim at the entrance to the cargo area needs to come out to allow the rear most...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
Can anyone post a link to the rear cargo area...

Can anyone post a link to the rear cargo area trim removal instructions? I had it at one point, now I've lost it; searching is futile.....

Car is going to the indy shop Friday to have the B4s and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By PSUEng
Interesting...I was getting codes over the winter...

Interesting...I was getting codes over the winter for a bad vanos solenoid. So a bad vanos solenoid can cause a stall?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By PSUEng
Car Stalled--Batt + Low Oil Light

So seems this is not uncommon, happened to my wife today.

Car is 2007, 84k miles. Plugs were changed by me, with NGKs, oil level is good. Seems it could be a failing fuel pump, ignition coil,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,600
Posted By PSUEng
yeah they are probably functionally equivalent,...

yeah they are probably functionally equivalent, but unless you are ordering other stuff from ECS I'd get the German made tool. I'm picky like that. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,600
Posted By PSUEng
https://www.getbmwparts.com/partlocator/index.cfm?...

https://www.getbmwparts.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=MorePartInfo&PartID=1010661&siteid=214672&catalogid=4462
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,600
Posted By PSUEng
I have the OEM tool. Cast Al made in Germany. I...

I have the OEM tool. Cast Al made in Germany. I can't remember where I got it; I assume the Tischer part is OEM.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,600
Posted By PSUEng
Just saw Tischer has the oil filter cap removal...

Just saw Tischer has the oil filter cap removal tool. $20.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By PSUEng
I have the Primacy's as well and they are great...

I have the Primacy's as well and they are great tires, but less responsive on turn-in than the Pilots that were on it. Overall, great tires in the wet, quite, and are wearing nicely.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,600
Posted By PSUEng
Also make sure you "snap" the new filter into the...

Also make sure you "snap" the new filter into the housing--it will have some resistance, but it will pop into place.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By PSUEng
I had a steering angle sensor fault. $500 at my...

I had a steering angle sensor fault. $500 at my indy. You need a reinitialization of the part along with install.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By PSUEng
BMW Dot 4 brake fluid is like $4 a bottle and to...

BMW Dot 4 brake fluid is like $4 a bottle and to completely flush the system you need probably 4 bottles max. That dealer is crazy.

I did my brakes and went with OEM because honestly, in this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
Parts showed up today. Springs were packaged in...

Parts showed up today. Springs were packaged in a box with "Hudson Premium Parts" marking on them. Spring finish is black, look pretty good. But I can't find any info on this brand.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By PSUEng
On N52 it is a T-60. I had to special order mine...

On N52 it is a T-60. I had to special order mine from Sears.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
Yeah I have the prybars, tools to disconnect the...

Yeah I have the prybars, tools to disconnect the sway bar links, etc. I just cringe at the work knowing my shop can do the job in half the time. My Turner replacements are on the way. I'm curious...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
So are you saying that you were ultimately able...

So are you saying that you were ultimately able to fit the rubber pads, just only in the correct location (top/bottom)?

Also, I'm considering having my shop do this--while it seems easy in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,873
Posted By PSUEng
Steering angle sensor and/or transfer case...

Steering angle sensor and/or transfer case actuator. Have a shop scan the car, and be ready to pay if you don't have warranty.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By PSUEng
Detailed Instruction on Rear Cargo Disassembly?

Searched around, but I couldn't find any good instruction on removing the rear cargo trim to access the shock mounts. Does anyone know of any good info out there?

Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
Wow yours is worse than mine. I order the rear...

Wow yours is worse than mine. I order the rear springs Turner sells, along with some Bilstein B4s, Turner RTAB limiter kit (may or may not install in X3) and some M3 RTAB bushings. Thing is, this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
Yeah I did a visual and the stock front springs...

Yeah I did a visual and the stock front springs look OK. I ordered the replacement rears from Turner, and I'll probably couple them with some Bilstein B4s. I'll post info on the springs that show...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By PSUEng
Broken Rear Spring

So I put my 2007 w/83k miles up in the air today because I had this hunch my driver side rear spring was broken due a slightly lower ride height. Sure enough, broken bottom coil.

So--Turner...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,600
Posted By PSUEng
Not the same. You have M54; 2007+ is N52. Very...

Not the same. You have M54; 2007+ is N52. Very different engines.
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