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Forum: General BMW Questions 07-27-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By stonex1
BMWs ARE VECHICLES MADE IN HEAVEN

BMW X1 is the best car I've ever owned. I have owned a Ford Mustang, Toyota 4 Runner, Hyundai Accent, and a Chevy S10 4x4, which have all gone in for warranty work or worse.

1. If I open the hood...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-21-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By stonex1
X1 Coding options

Just received my K-Dcan cable today, and am going to give some coding options a try.

If you have coded already, or are thinking about it what options would you code?

First thing for me is to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By stonex1
If I'm not mistaken, there should also be a VIN...

If I'm not mistaken, there should also be a VIN behind the rear license plate.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-13-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By stonex1
Really? According to BMW Group, you have a...

Really?
According to BMW Group, you have a bunch of dealers in Nigeria and one in Lagos.
:confused:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-13-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By stonex1
Make sure to get a service history. It should be...

Make sure to get a service history. It should be stored in the key fob so your dealer can read that info for you. You should be fine as basic maintenance is straight forward like any other vehicle....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-11-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By stonex1
+1 I thought I read somewhere too that BMW...

+1

I thought I read somewhere too that BMW specifically uses the orange/red lighting as it is apparently
less fatiguing on the driver. Thus safer.

But blue or white lights would look cool!...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-09-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By stonex1
Yes, that post is a good one. The KDCAN is for...

Yes, that post is a good one.
The KDCAN is for coding only. But yes you can use an ENET cable...or... a USB-->Ethernet cable.
The idea is that you get an IP address on both the vehicle computer and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-09-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By stonex1
X1 Nav maps updated!

Just finished updating nav system to the latest maps 2016-2.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=569867&stc=1&d=1468093155

There are lots of resources on the web to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-07-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By stonex1
I believe you need to remove the glove box door....

I believe you need to remove the glove box door. I'm not sure how you would wire the lights up but,
you would likely need to remove some housings to get through the firewall.
Snap some pics of your...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By stonex1
I take it you have the N20 engine in your 28i? ...

I take it you have the N20 engine in your 28i?
If so, 7 qts is too much. I think you had it right the first time.

AFAIK, the N20 should take 6.1 qts or 5.7 liters.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-06-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By stonex1
Cool, how did the install go? I assume you...

Cool, how did the install go? I assume you replaced the stock ones underneath the seats?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-05-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,863
Posted By stonex1
Take this and run. It will turn out better...

Take this and run.

It will turn out better than you think.
I've had door dings fixed (entire door repaint) on 3-5 year vehicles that spent their life outside and you couldn't tell the door was...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-03-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By stonex1
updating navigation maps, I'm on the right track?

I have a MY 2013 E84 X1.

I've just ordered the DCan USB cable.
I've downloaded the North American maps for 2016-2.

I've also downloaded the FSC generator tools.
I have also installed the INPA...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-01-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By stonex1
Holy crap balls! How in the hell does that...

Holy crap balls!

How in the hell does that happen?
Glad you are OK!
Hope insurance takes care of you.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-30-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,396
Posted By stonex1
I'm surprised they can't fix this. It sounds like...

I'm surprised they can't fix this. It sounds like a faulty connector, cold solder in a connector, or cooked wiring somewhere.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-28-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,311
Posted By stonex1
Yeah? Why was your transfer case bad?. ...

Yeah? Why was your transfer case bad?.
According to your OP, are you sure the dealer didn't replace a perfectly good transfer case?

Like others have posted, OEM spec sizes from 17" to 18" and 19"...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-26-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By stonex1
E84 X1's brought to the US are still under the...

E84 X1's brought to the US are still under the free maintenance so you won't find too many DIY's here.... yet.
Check the E90 forums, the powertrains will be very similar.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-26-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,963
Posted By stonex1
Glad to hear! I was thinking of getting the...

Glad to hear!
I was thinking of getting the driveguards too when my OEM rubber is worn out.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-19-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By stonex1
Can you test it? Will the alarm go off if you...

Can you test it?
Will the alarm go off if you open the door while the car is locked and armed?
Roll down the window. Lock the car, reach in and open the car handle twice.
Does the alarm go off?...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-18-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By stonex1
Great question. I would like to hear some...

Great question.
I would like to hear some insight on this too.
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-14-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By stonex1
Yielding means you can/should stop if necessary,...

Yielding means you can/should stop if necessary, where as you should avoid stopping on a merge lane if at all possible.
Attached are the sign laws for our province.

Most other on-ramps like this...
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-14-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By stonex1
It's a yield, not a merge. You can barely make...

It's a yield, not a merge. You can barely make out the yield sign on the light post.
Most people think it's a merge. :D
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-13-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By stonex1
Yes, just recently. I was driving up an exit...

Yes, just recently.
I was driving up an exit ramp out of a mall. There was a merge/exit lane.[1]
The traffic coming up from behind me in the lane was huge. Trucks, cars, rigs. Lots of them and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-10-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By stonex1
I think your questions are good ones. These...

I think your questions are good ones.
These are just my opinions, so here goes.

BMW put changes in the F48 to match that more of the "typical" crossover (or compact SUV) in terms of aesthetics....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-08-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By stonex1
For the window trim, I would try this first. ...

For the window trim, I would try this first.

http://www.autoglym.com/spree/products/174/large/Bumper_and_Trim_Gel_325ml.png?1367319650...
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