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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 19,634
Posted By mtbrdad
What repaired a random stumbling jerking almost...

What repaired a random stumbling jerking almost fuel like starvation problem on mine, which was occurring since about 100k miles, was replacement of the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor. Previously I had...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 04-13-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By mtbrdad
Why don't you just call the dealer and ask them?

Why don't you just call the dealer and ask them?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By mtbrdad
"...and looking for a used 24117581605 for tranny...

"...and looking for a used 24117581605 for tranny GM GA6L45R"

Why are you looking for the transmission already?
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 03-29-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By mtbrdad
Reliable so far

I have 20k miles on it no problems so far.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 03-29-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By mtbrdad
For an m40i the standard 19".

For an m40i the standard 19".
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 03-28-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By mtbrdad
Go with the 5 series it will be a better ride...

Go with the 5 series it will be a better ride that you'll appreciate more down the rode. For reference I currently have a 2018 X3 m40i that is fast as hell and great around corners and brakes...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 02-06-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,861
Posted By mtbrdad
I live in the western Chicago burbs and you're...

I live in the western Chicago burbs and you're lucky in that you have MANY BMW dealers around the area. Here's what works: Make some offer for the car that's 17% under the MSRP and tell him here's...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 01-31-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By mtbrdad
I'm not sure that's a fair comparison doesn't the...

I'm not sure that's a fair comparison doesn't the X5 40i have the m40i engine, or a version of it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By mtbrdad
Amazon spark plugs

For what it's worth:

So I've had these in since 2014 and put about 60k miles on them, no problems.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001MU294W/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,735
Posted By mtbrdad
I'm not sure if it was ever completely solved,...

I'm not sure if it was ever completely solved, I've upgraded and the car was handed down to my kids. I know that I replaced the clock spring under the airbag in the steering wheel and that did not...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-18-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,903
Posted By mtbrdad
Bm51

Bm51
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-18-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By mtbrdad
No my car does not have the adaptive M...

No my car does not have the adaptive M suspension.

Every M40i has the adjustable settings of eco, comfort and sport. The adaptive M adds this:

"Adaptive M Suspension extracts even more driving...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-16-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By mtbrdad
Yes

Switched to non-run flats here's my story:

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1353759
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By mtbrdad
Yes, the connector plug. It might be a wiring...

Yes, the connector plug. It might be a wiring harness if you can get to the other end great, but if not just cut off the connector leaving enough wire to splice would be good. I'll send you a PM.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By mtbrdad
Since I got my 07 in 2013 with 64k miles on it at...

Since I got my 07 in 2013 with 64k miles on it at the time, the steering wheel has never heated evenly all around. The bottom has always been warmer and then the heat deteriorates going up until at...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By mtbrdad
Anyone Parting an E83 out?

I am looking for a plug connector for the rear hatch grip strip. Here's a picture of the new grip strip part...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-04-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,978
Posted By mtbrdad
I'm not sure you understand how run flats affect...

I'm not sure you understand how run flats affect ride: Run Flats = harsh ride, non Run Flats = less harsh ride.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-02-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By mtbrdad
I have the m40i and the brakes are fine no...

I have the m40i and the brakes are fine no problems at all. Maybe go test drive a few m40i's in your area to see if they're any different. They do jerk at the very end of a full stop and are hard...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-14-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By mtbrdad
At what mileage did this vibration start...

At what mileage did this vibration start occurring? Did it come on suddenly or gradually?
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-12-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By mtbrdad
Order it and get the the non-run flats with the...

Order it and get the the non-run flats with the spare tire option. I had the 19" run-flats and the ride is just horrible with them. With only about 8k miles on my tires I just spent $1200 getting...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-12-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By mtbrdad
How many miles on the car? The first thing I...

How many miles on the car? The first thing I would guess are tire(s) out of balance.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,620
Posted By mtbrdad
How many miles on the car? Do you know if the...

How many miles on the car? Do you know if the transfer case fluid, and front and rear differential fluids were ever replaced and if so at what mileage? First things first, basic maintenance that...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-06-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,978
Posted By mtbrdad
Yes, but I'm speaking about run-flats versus...

Yes, but I'm speaking about run-flats versus non-flats and who will install them on said vehicle without a spare tire available in said vehicle.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-05-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,978
Posted By mtbrdad
I'm relatively sure it has to do with what...

I'm relatively sure it has to do with what happens to one of the tires after you have a flat and then what you, or someone else, does to the tire to keep it rolling.

I'm sort of curious as to how...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-05-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,978
Posted By mtbrdad
About the same noise as the BRIDGESTONE DUELER...

About the same noise as the BRIDGESTONE DUELER H/P SPORT AS RFT.
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