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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-21-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By jgroarke
Damm it, sorry I didn't think the quote would...

Damm it, sorry I didn't think the quote would re-share the video - sorry!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-21-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By jgroarke
Awesome video - great share, thanks :-)

Awesome video - great share, thanks :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-21-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By jgroarke
No sure if this is related to start/stop, but two...

No sure if this is related to start/stop, but two years in my battery died. Wouldn't hold charge and (eventually) found out one of the cells had gone.

The ironic thing was it was in the service...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-20-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By jgroarke
I wish. I last paid approx. 1.30 a litre (do so...

I wish. I last paid approx. 1.30 a litre (do so hate the metric system, it never makes sense) which is approx. 5.90 a gallon (ahhhh, that's better) so about $9.50 ...

Big :-(
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-07-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By jgroarke
1. I'm pretty sure you cannot change that, aside...

1. I'm pretty sure you cannot change that, aside from switching the source AFTER you answer the call, it's the Bluetooth way it appears ...

Pretty much the same when you have a BT headset or some...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-04-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,313
Posted By jgroarke
After my delight at having it fixed, it cam back...

After my delight at having it fixed, it cam back a few months later. I believe there is an underlying fault with the steering rack which lends itself to screwing up after a time (maybe only on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-29-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,266
Posted By jgroarke
You are sooooo lucky in the US. I ordered...

You are sooooo lucky in the US.

I ordered mine in UK around mid-May. They gave a delivery date of Mid-November at the time. This has now been changed to 19th December :-( Happy bloody...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-23-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 959
Posted By jgroarke
What Cold Weather do you mean? I thought CW was...

What Cold Weather do you mean? I thought CW was this:

Cold Weather Package $950

Heated front seats

Heated Steering Wheel

Retractable headlight washers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-12-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
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: 392
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: 2,848
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: 1,429
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: 626
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: 734
Posted By jgroarke
Gremlins? :-)

Gremlins?

:-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-06-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
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: 677
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: 677
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: 1,033
Posted By jgroarke
Nice :-)

Nice :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
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: 842
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: 586
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: 346
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: 533
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: 7
Views: 507
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: 2,576
Posted By jgroarke
SUPERSIZE IT!!! Like some words of wisdom...

SUPERSIZE IT!!!

Like some words of wisdom above, you'll only regret it ;-)
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