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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By bimmeric
Definitely no towing duty, just a 2-bike rack or...

Definitely no towing duty, just a 2-bike rack or a cargo tray. Do you mind telling me the Curt model number and where you ordered from?

Thanks in advanced Shredjim.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By bimmeric
Thanks gcrofton. I read about the invisihitch and...

Thanks gcrofton. I read about the invisihitch and the price is on the high side. But if I can't find any other option, this is definitely worth considering.

Speaking of which, has anyone seen...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By bimmeric
My daily commute of 100 miles averages 28 mpg....

My daily commute of 100 miles averages 28 mpg. 70-75 mph freeway, climbing to elevation of 3200 feet and down. EcoPro off, ASS off

On one long weekend, we (2 passengers) drove 600 miles and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By bimmeric
sDrive28i towing hitch

I drive a base Sdrive28i without sunroof and I'm planning on getting an aftermarket hitch for light duty attachments (bike rack, cargo tray).

I have read somewhere that my X1 couldn't get a hitch...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By bimmeric
Thanks fb88 for reminding about the lights,...

Thanks fb88 for reminding about the lights, Lenny332 you might also want to think about the Xenon headlights versus halogens. My previous car had the adaptive Xenons and it truly makes a difference...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-16-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By bimmeric
Looking at the pics, it has leather seats with...

Looking at the pics, it has leather seats with red piping, wood trim, and 18" 322 wheels...looks to me like an X-line.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-16-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By bimmeric
I didn't read the dealer ad thoroughly but if...

I didn't read the dealer ad thoroughly but if it's Certified Pre-owned (CPO), then the original warranty is extended to 6 years/100k miles. This might come in handy if you want to keep it for 5 years...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-12-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By bimmeric
Liz133, did you feel noticeable symptom before it...

Liz133, did you feel noticeable symptom before it stalled? Like engine shudder or shaking?

I experienced stalling on my 2007 e90 (six cylinder, gasoline, 49k mi at the time) there was a noticeable...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By bimmeric
That! I used to drive an e90, and she drove...

That!

I used to drive an e90, and she drove a Honda SUV. When she got a chance to drive it, she tossed her Honda keys to me. However, she kept scraping the front bumper due to low clearance. So I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By bimmeric
When I had fuel system issues in my e90, I...

When I had fuel system issues in my e90, I shopped around and found this place called Bavarian Workshop in San Fernando Valley. They're BMW authorized independent shop, and I heard authorized by...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-18-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By bimmeric
I used the exactly the same front lift point...

I used the exactly the same front lift point (your 1st pic with photo-bombing dog..LoL!).

I have a bare sDrive28i and the rear lift point I used was the cross-beam (red dotted line) because I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-15-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,580
Posted By bimmeric
Is the X1 a Better Entry-level Bimmer than a 320/328?

I would not be quick to say that X1 is a better entry level than 320. It's all a matter of personal preference

Both entry levels F30 and X1 are pleasant to drive. But both are not comparable to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-15-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By bimmeric
X1 Black

Sell it


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-15-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By bimmeric
Thank you for taking the time outlining your...

Thank you for taking the time outlining your insights. It definitely provides me with enough information so I can decide for myself. :thumbup:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-15-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By bimmeric
I'm sorry my friend, but I'm completely clueless...

I'm sorry my friend, but I'm completely clueless on what you just said :rofl:

So in a nutshell, are you saying that at 4800 miles, the your oil is good until the next recommended change interval?...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-15-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,485
Posted By bimmeric
Deedee, you drove 7600 miles in 1 year? You...

Deedee, you drove 7600 miles in 1 year? You probably need to drive farther and more often, perhaps a road trip is in the horizon? I bought my x1 just August this year and I'm almost at 7000...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-14-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By bimmeric
Jacking points and using jack stands?

Edx1, I was pondering on your idea of placing the jack stand under the pivot arm of the floor jack. It "might" work, but then I realize why take chances on safety? I'd rather err on the side of...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-12-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By bimmeric
Jacking points and using jack stands?

Edx1, you probably can do away without the ramps. I chose to use them because my floor jacks are short. So when it's under the lift points, I don't have enough leverage. The handle hits under the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-12-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By bimmeric
For my reference, the jack points are the rubber...

For my reference, the jack points are the rubber mounts at the side near the wheels. The lift points are the center mount areas, under the front and rear support beams.

There are visual...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-12-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By bimmeric
I rotated my tires last weekend and I used this...

I rotated my tires last weekend and I used this thread as my guide for jacking points.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=461718

I know it's for e90, but very similar to our e84....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-08-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By bimmeric
+1

+1
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-04-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By bimmeric
Question I'm interested to find out too, no one has tried...

I'm interested to find out too, no one has tried this yet?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-30-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By bimmeric
Strictly speaking of tire sizes, if you change...

Strictly speaking of tire sizes, if you change your tire from 225/45 to 225/50, your tire height will increase by .88 inches, and no change in width there. The sidewall height will increase by .44...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-25-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By bimmeric
Aftermarket X1 Products

In the past, I've purchased parts and accessories for my E90 from getbmwparts.com


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-22-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By bimmeric
I don't believe color preference alone could...

I don't believe color preference alone could simply determine someone's sexual orientation. If you think your car's color could influence others' perception of your masculinity or femininity, aren't...
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