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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-15-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,544
Posted By tyresmoker
Reading this is just pissing me off. I do not...

Reading this is just pissing me off. I do not drive my wifes March '11 build- except to diagnose when she hears something. I took it out the other day after she said she was hearing "wind noise" from...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-09-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,051
Posted By tyresmoker
I would be more concerned about looking like an...

I would be more concerned about looking like an updated UPS vehicle with that color combo....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By tyresmoker
How about space gray with tobacco? Saw one...

How about space gray with tobacco?
Saw one recently- pretty sharp.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,538
Posted By tyresmoker
Road force balancing is a legit system. Back...

Road force balancing is a legit system.
Back when I had my Range Rover, they had an issue with the Goodyear OEM tires and a constant vibration in the wheel.
Goodyear blamed Land Rover and the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,051
Posted By tyresmoker
Red is a **** color for resale on a BMW

Red is a **** color for resale on a BMW
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,935
Posted By tyresmoker
I am not certain I have driven the car for more...

I am not certain I have driven the car for more than a mile or two since it was fixed. My wife has not said anything regarding the noise returning..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,051
Posted By tyresmoker
I would agree with the post above, this pic is...

I would agree with the post above, this pic is pretty close to the actual color (MacBook Pro screen) . I admit, it looks pretty good with no-sale red on the exterior..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-07-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,051
Posted By tyresmoker
Mojave is actually brown...

Mojave is actually brown...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-04-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By tyresmoker
Did you feed your X3 pork the night before? I...

Did you feed your X3 pork the night before?
I had pork last night and have the exact same problem today.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-04-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By tyresmoker
Sorry to hear of your misfortune...but that is...

Sorry to hear of your misfortune...but that is why they make replacement parts. The most important thing to think about at this point regarding the repair is bringing it to an independent shop with a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-03-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,150
Posted By tyresmoker
..and has an ignition system with spark...

..and has an ignition system with spark plugs..and a compression ratio 1/3 of a diesel engine...
Our 2.8 is not turbocharged and has the same rattle.
Back to the Kool Aid pitcher....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-03-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,150
Posted By tyresmoker
..and has an ignition system with spark...

..and has an ignition system with spark plugs..and a compression ratio 1/3 of a diesel engine...
Our 2.8 is not turbocharged and has the same rattle.
Back to the Kool Aid pitcher....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-01-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,051
Posted By tyresmoker
Agree with posts above...there is not a pic on...

Agree with posts above...there is not a pic on the net that really defines the color. I posted pics of ours after we got it last yr. the contrast stitching with the sport seats looks really good,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,150
Posted By tyresmoker
Agree. I heard it again the other day while the...

Agree. I heard it again the other day while the car was idling in the driveway. I just do not have the patience to deal with the bull**** excuses (like the one you got).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-25-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,332
Posted By tyresmoker
I think the cards are just stacked against you...

I think the cards are just stacked against you in this example...residualizing 39% of the vehicle cost over 24 months is never pretty on the worksheet. Adding accessories etc. usually does not help...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-25-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,332
Posted By tyresmoker
Recent residuals: 2012 BMW X3 xDrive28i SUV...

Recent residuals:

2012 BMW X3 xDrive28i SUV
36 Month Residual 55% of MSRP .00190 Base Rate

2012 BMW X3 xDrive35i SUV
36 Month Residual 55% of MSRP .00190...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-25-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,829
Posted By tyresmoker
Man, I want whatever you are on. We post REAL...

Man, I want whatever you are on. We post REAL WORLD issues to find out if others experience the same thing. When we took delivery of our X3 last year, we had an issue with the car not being taken...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-25-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,332
Posted By tyresmoker
Anyone happen to notice the new Acura RDX has the...

Anyone happen to notice the new Acura RDX has the sweet 3.5L V6 on board?
See the price point? $41k all singing and dancing..
Bet there will be a decent intro lease program as well.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-09-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,525
Posted By tyresmoker
As you will see below, I own or have owned all...

As you will see below, I own or have owned all three marques in question. Most above are 100% correct regarding the service experience with the RR. I am not certain they have gotten better.
One...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,244
Posted By tyresmoker
Please stop taking shots at Uncle J. He, like...

Please stop taking shots at Uncle J. He, like myself, have had a few stinkers in our past. That is no reason for any Kool-Aid drinkers to gang up on him or call him names.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,244
Posted By tyresmoker
Ummm...who a you referring to? Just because Uncle...

Ummm...who a you referring to? Just because Uncle J had a GM diesel in his past is absolutely NO reason to refer to him as a "jerk"...shame on you!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,240
Posted By tyresmoker
If the 4 cyl engine was the only choice for...

If the 4 cyl engine was the only choice for thebase engine last year this time, we would not have purchased an X3. Period. Call me old school but premium car and 4 cyl power don't mix.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,240
Posted By tyresmoker
I cannot understand anyones point about needing a...

I cannot understand anyones point about needing a "fast" X3. I drive my wifes once every two weeks or so to put gas in it. I am pleased with the overall acceleration with the car as it is much more...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,244
Posted By tyresmoker
How exactly is it "basically the 3.5 motor" when...

How exactly is it "basically the 3.5 motor" when the 3.5 is an inline 6 and this is a 4 cyl..Are you implying it is the same with two cylinders hacked off? Just like the 4.3L V6 is the same as a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,064
Posted By tyresmoker
Would have NEVER bought the 2.8 if was 4-cyl...

Would have NEVER bought the 2.8 if was 4-cyl powered. I cannot stand the noise.
As I have posted countless times, they are just noisy.
Even my dealer reports the new 528 is "nice, but you still...
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