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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Today, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By jgroarke
LOL - it's funny, I tried this a few weeks...

LOL - it's funny,

I tried this a few weeks back. Followed the instructions buttons, brake pedal etc.. Nailed the throttle and I thought the front wheels would fall off due to the massive torque...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By jgroarke
OMG I was like "wow - it does that :-)" Cool...

OMG I was like "wow - it does that :-)" Cool beans!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By jgroarke
Thanks again my friend.

Thanks again my friend.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By jgroarke
Oops - by the way (is not clear on picture) this...

Oops - by the way (is not clear on picture) this is the outer edge of tire.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By jgroarke
Thanks guys. Like I said I "thought" I was...

Thanks guys. Like I said I "thought" I was pretty good at checking regularly, so this must have just crept up quickly :-/

Time for some rapid new boots. No way I'm driving that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By jgroarke
Pirelli P-zero.

Pirelli P-zero.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By jgroarke
Unusual tyre/tire wear

I had my car in for servicing today. They came to collect but refused to bring back due to what they described as worn tyres. I check them frequently for depth, however was shocked when they...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-17-2016, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By jgroarke
Maybe you'll get "full" LED lights for cheaper on...

Maybe you'll get "full" LED lights for cheaper on next model :-)

I was irked to fork out 2500 for them a couple of years back. Although the front light cluster looks way cool (I love the way BMW...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-15-2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By jgroarke
My 2 cents ... I would never buy an outgoing...

My 2 cents ...

I would never buy an outgoing model if there was a possibility of a new one in the coming year. I'd chill with my current vehicle a while longer.

Not only would I be p1 ssed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,244
Posted By jgroarke
I was really liking the thought of this vehicle...

I was really liking the thought of this vehicle however, upon actually being inside it, changed my mind. My personal view is that the the interior (and I can't explain exactly why) feels cheap. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By jgroarke
Carbon black is the colour to have :-) I...

Carbon black is the colour to have :-)

I wish mine looked that shiny again, I dinged the wheels a few times and there are minor scratches (inconsiderate car parking numpties) :-/

Very nice...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By jgroarke
Thanks for the advice! Job done. All nice and...

Thanks for the advice! Job done. All nice and shiny :-)

It's amazing how much muck embedded round the outer edges :-/

As an aside, I also bought some BMW cockpit cleaner. I highly recommend...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-28-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By jgroarke
Totally, totally cool. Now I know what I'm...

Totally, totally cool. Now I know what I'm dealing with - thanks sooooo much.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-28-2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By jgroarke
Speaker grill removal

I'm not sure all X3 have these, however I am looking to remove (for cleaning purposes - it's gotten really dusty :-/) the center dashboard grill thingy that houses the central speaker.

Is it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By jgroarke
To be honest I never had any problems with my...

To be honest I never had any problems with my 225(front) 245(rear) winter tyre combo. It's like a bloody tractor :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-25-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By jgroarke
Don't know if this works in the US, but with my...

Don't know if this works in the US, but with my X3 there is a menu option to enable GPS tracking (or some words to that effect). Thus, the BMW app can locate the car when I'm out and about (if I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By jgroarke
Nice review - thanks for the update. I'll look...

Nice review - thanks for the update. I'll look at the Michelin RFT when I renew soon :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By jgroarke
The only thing I could say is shoot for the one...

The only thing I could say is shoot for the one which allows a repair in the main tread area. I know for sure Pirelli don't allow it, however some manufacturers do. I think maybe Michelin is one of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-03-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By jgroarke
Dude - that rocks. Nice job :-) Amazing...

Dude - that rocks. Nice job :-)

Amazing it's plug and play - looks cool.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-29-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By jgroarke
Here here, I like :-) I did find on my...

Here here, I like :-)

I did find on my previous (2011) X3 if you ripped the CD using the car's ripper there was a marked difference in quality (I believe there are other threads in the past about...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-08-2016, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By jgroarke
Interesting ... are you sure it wasn't configured...

Interesting ... are you sure it wasn't configured as split screen by the previous owner? Or was the general look and feel different?

It may have had more options due to having more options? I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-06-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By jgroarke
Doesn't sport mode do that? ...

Doesn't sport mode do that?

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/technology/technology_guide/articles/sport_mode.html

I'm sure the suspension ain't standard (although I have it :-) but I think in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By jgroarke
Technology. There is always the "next best...

Technology. There is always the "next best thing" :-/

I doubt it, but there are people with vastly more knowlege on here than I. What I could offer is that it would cost $$$ :-)

Looking at...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By jgroarke
Launch control?

Sooooo, I looked up other threads on this (couldn't find one for X3). I finally tried this on my 35d msport.

i.e.

Sport+ turns ON Dynamic Traction Control and DSC is OFF.

Launch control...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-03-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By jgroarke
Nice link - looks like that should hit the spot. ...

Nice link - looks like that should hit the spot.

Lovin' this line

"Just unbolt your front seats and tilt them back (no need to unplug any wires)"

"Just" :-) Maybe it's easy I dunno - just...
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