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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-12-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 469
Posted By jgroarke
I thought lighting package was for interior...

I thought lighting package was for interior lighting?

If that's the case I'd go for the Xline (or Msport even better :-)

If you really do mean exterior lighting (like xenon or LED) I'd go for...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-11-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By jgroarke
I doubt any difference, it's either you have, or...

I doubt any difference, it's either you have, or not (personally I recommend you have :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-17-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,525
Posted By jgroarke
But boy that picture angle makes that LCI look...

But boy that picture angle makes that LCI look like a CLASSY vehicle!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-16-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By jgroarke
Personally I think the US guys(and galls :-) are...

Personally I think the US guys(and galls :-) are equally as capable as our teutonic friends. I had my X3 for 3 years now, and had very minimal issues with it. Compare this to my previous Merc that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By jgroarke
Which they did to me and then I was left with a...

Which they did to me and then I was left with a ding in my rear door. P1ssed off didn't begin to describe it :-/
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-09-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By jgroarke
Gremlins? :-)

Gremlins?

:-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-06-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By jgroarke
It's more fun chatting with real life experiences...

It's more fun chatting with real life experiences :-)

And the engineers I deal with have limited knowledge of how things work in the field (versus fixing it when it breaks - even then they...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By jgroarke
Just to be clear, it just gives a warning, it...

Just to be clear, it just gives a warning, it does not brake the car for you also?

Thx!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By jgroarke
Try to run someone over and see what happens? :-o...

Try to run someone over and see what happens? :-o

Seriously though, I am interested in the stop go thing. How does it work in action. You set a speed, it goes and tracks the car in front. Are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By jgroarke
Nice :-)

Nice :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By jgroarke
FYI, at the moment mine are not the same speed. ...

FYI, at the moment mine are not the same speed. I hate that so much I'm taking it back to the dealer to fix.

One is just over half a second slower (you can notice the difference believe me!)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By jgroarke
Dude - it's a serious pain in the *ss. I...

Dude - it's a serious pain in the *ss.

I just had mine pushed back from November to December (ordered in May!!). However, I must say I liked the current X3 2011 3.0d so much I ordered the 3.5d,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By jgroarke
Allows you to select gears yourself moving lever...

Allows you to select gears yourself moving lever forward backward.

If you don't do that it stays in auto but holds the gears for longer (like when you want to get somewhere fast). Do a compare...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-24-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By jgroarke
Lay off the gas? :-) Seriously though, mine...

Lay off the gas? :-)

Seriously though, mine seems fine and I throw it around some. Is normal or M-Sport? that might be my difference.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-17-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By jgroarke
IN reality that screen provides minimal value. ...

IN reality that screen provides minimal value. It has no input (other than "best mileage guess") to determine the life of the brake pad left. Example, mine said 1000 miles left at 20k, and I was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By jgroarke
LMFAO I took my car into dealer for the same...

LMFAO

I took my car into dealer for the same issue, they said they couldn't reproduce :-/

The last time I had it it was badly fitted microfilter which oddly enough was in engine bay, or so they...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,478
Posted By jgroarke
SUPERSIZE IT!!! Like some words of wisdom...

SUPERSIZE IT!!!

Like some words of wisdom above, you'll only regret it ;-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By jgroarke
Did you lose your access to online? I think it...

Did you lose your access to online? I think it expires after 3 years?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By jgroarke
Not sure about the US, but I think this is...

Not sure about the US, but I think this is dependant on model. I order a 3.5d MSport in May, and was told it would not arrive in UK till NOVEMBER!!! :-/

Till then I have to put up with my measly...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,478
Posted By jgroarke
Get the biggest engine you can possibly afford,...

Get the biggest engine you can possibly afford, factoring in all the cool gadgets you want. I did both ;-)

Get as many wheels to have traction as possible. You never know when a freaky trip to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,354
Posted By jgroarke
After about 60000 miles I'm getting 30.9 mpg on...

After about 60000 miles I'm getting 30.9 mpg on 3.0 diesel.

I must admit, I do drive it very hard though. Having said that (oddly) when I don't drive hard (after resetting the computer to check)...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By jgroarke
Personally I would, and did in the past when a...

Personally I would, and did in the past when a similar situation occurred. It was a lease car at the time (a merc) and some idiot was driving too fast down a country lane, lost it and t-boned me. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By jgroarke
Jesus. I won't complain now when I have to...

Jesus.

I won't complain now when I have to drive 30mins to my dealer.

That's some epic driving my friend.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By jgroarke
Tyres, or tires as you may say. Funny old...

Tyres, or tires as you may say. Funny old things, this video sums it up for me ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS0AZkQAE4Q

Sorry, I know it's Audi and Ford, but the sentiment is the same. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,701
Posted By jgroarke
You should learn better searching techniques ;-) ...

You should learn better searching techniques ;-)

I just typed "X3 RFT" in the search area at the top of the screen and it came back with **** loads ...
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