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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-31-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,558
Posted By MrT-Man
Congrats on the Mini! I came to the X1 from a...

Congrats on the Mini! I came to the X1 from a 2006 Mini, and I still miss it. Though part of what sold me on the X1 was that I found its handling to be sort of reminiscent of the Mini, in some ways....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-24-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,654
Posted By MrT-Man
I have a well-optioned 28i in midnight blue with...

I have a well-optioned 28i in midnight blue with an oyster white interior. I was worried from the outset that I might come to regret the interior, but so far, 10,000 miles in, it seems to be holding...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-20-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By MrT-Man
There is an aftermarket black strip... I got a...

There is an aftermarket black strip... I got a bumper protector from www.rearpaintguards.com. I'm happy with it, it looks nice and seems well made.

Though you have to be very careful when...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By MrT-Man
They didn't fix mine, they didn't believe that...

They didn't fix mine, they didn't believe that the chipping wasn't my fault. I escalated a couple of levels with no luck. I'm really annoyed by the whole thing, especially since it would cost $700 to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-02-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By MrT-Man
My 28xi is mostly fully loaded, except for the HK...

My 28xi is mostly fully loaded, except for the HK sound and M-Sport package. Honestly, I can't say I regret any of the options. I especially love the sport seats, lighting package, sunroof, and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-27-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,163
Posted By MrT-Man
-$10,000 Tiguan or CX-5 +$10,000 X3

-$10,000
Tiguan or CX-5

+$10,000
X3
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,463
Posted By MrT-Man
Alright, so it seems like the temperature fell...

Alright, so it seems like the temperature fell back to normal once I drove for a little while.

I'm really loving the digital speedometer, that was worth the price of admission alone. Prior to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-23-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By MrT-Man
It *was* possible to order sports seats in terra...

It *was* possible to order sports seats in terra leather in Canada, up until this year. I really don't understand the optioning limitations. Thankfully I was able to get my sports seats in oyster...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-22-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By MrT-Man
If you're not getting the sports seats, make very...

If you're not getting the sports seats, make very sure that you're comfortable without them... some people find the regular seats ok, but some people have susbequently regretted not having optioned...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,463
Posted By MrT-Man
So... I used BMWhat to enable digital...

So... I used BMWhat to enable digital speedometer, and once I restarted the ignition my temperature reading was like 15 degrees too high... like nilan and Poot Klopp experienced. Does it fix itself...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-21-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By MrT-Man
+1. I initially ordered my X1 without the sports...

+1. I initially ordered my X1 without the sports seats, and had them added to my configuration like 2-3 weeks later after having second thoughts. Thankfully it wasn't too late, and I'm very happy I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,833
Posted By MrT-Man
The color and optioning restrictions are...

The color and optioning restrictions are annoying, aren't they? When I ordered, I was able to get an X-Line with sport seats and oyster interior. I'm extremely happy with this combo, but if I were...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-13-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,833
Posted By MrT-Man
I got a 28i X-Line almost fully optioned up, with...

I got a 28i X-Line almost fully optioned up, with sports seats (which you used to be able to do in Canada) and--while they rip you off on the options--I'd have a hard time giving up any of them. I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-13-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By MrT-Man
Personally I think they're really overdoing it...

Personally I think they're really overdoing it with all the proliferation of new models, which they've also done on the MINI side. They should take Apple's approach. Focus on a limited number of...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-09-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By MrT-Man
The sports seats in the X1 aren't identical to...

The sports seats in the X1 aren't identical to the ones in the 3 series. But they're very comfortable, I'm very happy I went for them in my X1, along with the lumbar support. Maybe a little on the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-16-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,725
Posted By MrT-Man
Interesting, didn't know that. Though I do have...

Interesting, didn't know that. Though I do have iDrive with the HiFi system an I'm still unimpressed!

I don't know how the HK sounds, but the HK system in my 2006 Mini was *much* better to my ears...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-16-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,725
Posted By MrT-Man
I've got the "HiFi" system, which is the base...

I've got the "HiFi" system, which is the base option in the U.S. and an upgrade in many other countries. I'm pretty unimpressed. I find the bass is actually good enough for me, but the mids/highs...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-18-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By MrT-Man
YES. Have had this problem with my 2013 X1 after...

YES. Have had this problem with my 2013 X1 after only five months. Haven't had a chance to take it into the dealer yet to complain.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-03-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
Posted By MrT-Man
+1 for a pic of the ScanGauge II setup, I really...

+1 for a pic of the ScanGauge II setup, I really want to see that! I'd be very interested in getting one for my X1, if it doesn't look too ugly & out of place...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-28-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,143
Posted By MrT-Man
I haven't heard the HK, but I've been...

I haven't heard the HK, but I've been underwhelmed by the the HiFi system (the U.S. base system, and the Canadian premium system). Disclaimer: I'm an audiophile. It's good for dance/electronic/techno...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-03-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,779
Posted By MrT-Man
Well I stand corrected, I guess the engineers at...

Well I stand corrected, I guess the engineers at BMW are smarter than I am! ;)

I can't imagine driving the car that way, but hey, if it works for you...!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-28-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,779
Posted By MrT-Man
Review of my x28i, 2 months in...

I've had my 2013 X1 28i for about a thousand miles now, so I thought I'd post some of my thoughts.

Things I like:
- The sports seats are awesome. Every time I get in the car, I think "DAMN - this...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-21-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By MrT-Man
I have 35% front, 20% back and it's perfectly...

I have 35% front, 20% back and it's perfectly fine. Never felt there was an issue with night visibility. I would have thought about 20% all around, although that's technically illegal here for the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-21-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By MrT-Man
Great pics. Congrats!!

Great pics. Congrats!!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-10-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,353
Posted By MrT-Man
+1. I drove it through buckets of rain and was...

+1. I drove it through buckets of rain and was impressed by how stable it felt, even with the stock all seasons.
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