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Funky Monkey 11-11-2012 05:35 PM

New member from Utah
Hello fanatics! Just picked up my first BMW last tuesday. It is an 03 325xi with 128,000 on it and a 5-speed, paid 6500.00 for it. Beautiful condition cosmetically in and out. Had dealer service records until about 15,000 miles ago. Previous owner said he just did an idler pulley and did the water pump while he was there, said he did a steering rack and both front boots. I can smell a little oil on the manifold on occasion, going to start with the VCG. Very excited about this machine, I have always had hotrods: Camaro's, Mustangs, etc. I bought an 02 Audi 2.7t a few years back for my wife and fell in love with all things german. Sold the Audi and got her a Honda Pilot but I have been looking for another german car for a bit. I am not certain how BMW's flew under my radar for so long, after driving one, it was the only thing I considered :thumbup: I need the all-wheel drive in the climate I live in (up in the rockies) but this is so far an incredible ride. As a side note, the key FOB didn't work, BMW wanted 170.00 for a new one when I discovered the battery wasn't servicable. I took it to a local "Batteries Plus" franchise and they hooked me up. They weren't too wild about breaking the case, so I did it, but they broke the welds, and shrink wrapped a new battery, spot welded it back in and I glued the FOB back together, all for $8.52. Look forward to getting to know you all.

Iggy27 11-12-2012 01:12 AM

Where you at in Utah?

Funky Monkey 11-12-2012 01:31 AM

I'm up by Logan.

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Iggy27 11-12-2012 02:56 AM

Iam in Pocatello iam trying to join the bimmer club of America in salt lake.

JAYJAY_325i 11-12-2012 05:40 AM


Originally Posted by Iggy27 (Post 14891756)
Iam in Pocatello iam trying to join the bimmer club of America in salt lake.

Wow, I'm was born and raised in Pocatello but moved to Draper Ut about a year ago. Small world....

Iggy27 11-12-2012 10:51 AM

Well I actually live in inkom ha just most people don't know where inkom it. But the bimmer club does stuff in the spring. I am trying to gain more information on it all.

THECLEANERBEAMER 11-12-2012 10:51 AM

Welcome post some pictures of your car!

Iggy27 11-12-2012 10:58 AM

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Iggy27 11-12-2012 10:59 AM

Nothing to special from the looks of it.

Iggy27 11-12-2012 04:07 PM

What type of air filter is your opinion is better k and n or spectra

THECLEANERBEAMER 11-12-2012 04:31 PM

OE air filter I put mann air filter in mine

Iggy27 11-12-2012 04:55 PM

I have a cold air intake system.

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