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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-29-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Jack the cat
Get a Costco membership and use their auto buying...

Get a Costco membership and use their auto buying club. They will send you to a dealer who will sell to you at $$ over invoice. For the X3 I believe it is $150 over invoice. You can negotiate down...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-12-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Jack the cat
I used Octopump, Rich, to code my 2011 535 and my...

I used Octopump, Rich, to code my 2011 535 and my 2016 x3. I believe he is located in New York. He has done mine remotely. His email is mailto:richcodedmycar@gmail.com.
Good guy.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,173
Posted By Jack the cat
The real solution to Nav improvement is...

The real solution to Nav improvement is implementation of ApplePlay type technology which will allow the integrated use of Google maps, rather than the proprietary BMW version. But, companies like...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-16-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By Jack the cat
Extended warranty is mainly peace of mind. These...

Extended warranty is mainly peace of mind. These cars are seriously complex and expensive to repair. As in insurance, if you have the cash flow to pay for an unexpected repair, and you will not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-25-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Jack the cat
Go into vehicle information on the iDrive and...

Go into vehicle information on the iDrive and look for Vehicle Status. That will tell you what is wrong.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-29-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Jack the cat
Speaking of roof rails, how are things to be...

Speaking of roof rails, how are things to be attached to the rails since there are no openings in the rails? Has anyone attached something? Is there a special part needed? I have searched the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-21-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Jack the cat
Adaptive Cruise Control

My 4 week old X3 has adaptive cruise control which while probably a safety addition, I find quite annoying the way it works. As an aside, I have had the car coded so only one "square" (vs the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-16-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By Jack the cat
I use the numbered presets to set radio...

I use the numbered presets to set radio information. Presets, Sirius sports, etc.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-02-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,195
Posted By Jack the cat
I just traded the BMW in the picture for an X3...

I just traded the BMW in the picture for an X3 35i. LOVED my 535i but needed to go with something bigger. As to floor mats, the X3 comes standard with mats that match the carpet. In my 5 and for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-19-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 41,681
Posted By Jack the cat
X3

About to trade my 2011 535 for a 2016 X3. Will I still be able to get Nav updates annually through your sources as I have done with my 535?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-23-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By Jack the cat
After two sets of Goodyears, I put DriveGuards on...

After two sets of Goodyears, I put DriveGuards on my 2011 a few months ago. The ride and handling are excellent. Very smooth compared to the Goodyears. These run flats were a special design by...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By Jack the cat
Contact Shawn Sheriden ...

Contact Shawn Sheriden
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/member.php?u=142175
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-20-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,187
Posted By Jack the cat
After searching as you have, I purchased my...

After searching as you have, I purchased my extended warranty through this dealer:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
2012 BMW Center Of Excellence
4920 New Center Dr
Wilmington, NC...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-31-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 243,772
Posted By Jack the cat
Shawn, Please PM me the latest update...

Shawn,
Please PM me the latest update instructions. Hopefully, the one file version. Thank you.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-31-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Jack the cat
Here is the thread: ...

Here is the thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=777905&highlight=navigation
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-18-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,618
Posted By Jack the cat
Changed to Bridgestone Drive Guard. New RF tire...

Changed to Bridgestone Drive Guard. New RF tire line that rides the same as Bridgestone's best non-RF. Got them for $1,000 installed. Have been very pleased and the ride is really great. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-03-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Jack the cat
I have a 2011 535 July 2010 build. I just went...

I have a 2011 535 July 2010 build. I just went over 62,000 miles. My model was built too early to include Combox, which integrated more advanced iPhone options. While I have never really missed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-21-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By Jack the cat
If you read the Drive Guard reviews, they are as...

If you read the Drive Guard reviews, they are as good as the top of the line Bridgestone Truanza. They are significantly better than the factory Goodyears; they especially have a smooth ride.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-20-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By Jack the cat
Just got my 18" RF's replaced for the second...

Just got my 18" RF's replaced for the second time.
32,931 miles replaced at the dealer with Goodyear $1,760
61,834 miles replaced a Discount Tire with the new Bridgestone Drive Guard $1,030. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,494
Posted By Jack the cat
My first factory RFT went 31,000. The dealer...

My first factory RFT went 31,000. The dealer rotated the front to the back at around 25,000 to extend the life. You need new tires. My suggestion is go to a good tire store that will give you a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-18-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By Jack the cat
All three letters came off at once. Dealer...

All three letters came off at once. Dealer replaced them under warranty.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-14-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Jack the cat
See this thread: ...

See this thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=782526&highlight=
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,857
Posted By Jack the cat
I have driven BMW's since the mid 90's (when I...

I have driven BMW's since the mid 90's (when I could start to afford them) and it has been my brand since. Progressing from 3 series to 5 series which included a 523i (E39) during the time I lived...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-21-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,484
Posted By Jack the cat
Just connect the iPod. The interface is great,...

Just connect the iPod. The interface is great, much better than trying to mess with the hard drive. I tried the hard drive at first, but after experiencing the simplicity of the iPod, will never go...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-22-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By Jack the cat
I have an 80/10 build, with no Combox. I am the...

I have an 80/10 build, with no Combox. I am the original owner.
The Y cable that comes with the car will function with any apple product that uses the 30 pin connector. Using a 30 pin to lighting...
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