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      05-08-2021, 09:55 PM   #1
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Bmw X3 (F25) DIY

It is time to compose a DIY thread since many has asked about it. I am basically try to include links as indexes of what other members have contributed. Please reply here if you come across other threads that worth noting.


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      05-08-2021, 11:48 PM   #2
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Assuming we post more and you'll update the first post?

Interior:
- DIY: Removing the Cell Phone Cradle from the Center Console

Brakes:
- DIY rear brakes for the 2011 BMW x3 (35i ) chassis F25
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      05-09-2021, 07:33 AM   #3
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Assuming we post more and you'll update the first post?
Sure. That works. Will merge in. Thanks!
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      05-10-2021, 06:19 PM   #4
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thank you gents for doing this! we've been needing this thread
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      05-11-2021, 10:30 AM   #5
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Some years ago when I was a member of Miata.net the moderators had a section called The Garage where they would park DIY threads that were deemed to be of interest to the members. It was a great resource and was added to on a rather regular basis. Perhaps the mods will take a cue from this thread and start a similar permanent feature here?
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      05-11-2021, 02:07 PM   #6
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Finally someone organizing this. I've had these saved on my bookmarks for now haha
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      05-12-2021, 04:22 PM   #7
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Thanks for making a DIY compilation post, this will be an excellent resource! Here are a couple more posts I've had saved that may be good to add. Sorry for the formatting, it's the best I could do on my phone!

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X3 F25 Water Pump & Thermostat DIY (N52) https://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1671793

DIY Spark Plugs for 2011 BMW X3 (35i) chassis F25 https://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1116486


Suspension:
How to: Replacing rear shocks/springs on F25 https://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1731142


Electrical:
DIY: Battery Replacement + Registration + Coding https://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1738900
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Added. Thanks @halfeatenwaffles.
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This is awesome! Thank you
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It would be nice to make this a sticky
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Oh sweet. I almost made another one this past weekend lol. Replaced my radiator.
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Excellent resource. Subscribed. I look forward to learning a lot about my F25 X3 35i like I have with my 06 330ci ZHP
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Awesome! Thanks much!
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thank you very useful
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Great work thus far. Many thanks.
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Added hitch installation guide. Thanks all.
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From the member who brought to you front and rear diff oil change DIYs, as well as a transfer case fluid DIY now introduces a new DIY! Catless downpipe!

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From the member who brought to you front and rear diff oil change DIYs, as well as a transfer case fluid DIY now introduces a new DIY! Catless downpipe!
Cool, bookmarked on the top. Many useful info even you don't work on the exhaust pipe. Thanks for sharing.

BTW, having rebuilt seals for 3, 4 floor jacks, I have to say I would never go under a car only supported by the floor jacks. You don't want to risk your life on some leather, rubber/plastic seals.

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