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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-04-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By KP49
15,000 miles and the staggered Goodyear...

15,000 miles and the staggered Goodyear performance tires were done, especially the rears that were well into the wear indicators. The fronts would have made it a few thousand more.

I wish we had...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-28-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,146
Posted By KP49
Our '13 X1 (35i) has had that steering knocking...

Our '13 X1 (35i) has had that steering knocking since about 5000 miles.

Dealer looked at it at 14K miles and since it only does it when going slow claims its 'normal.' I just wanted to make sure...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By KP49
Same thing my kids say about the wife's X1 when...

Same thing my kids say about the wife's X1 when she first pulled in the driveway, the other day she was following me in the daytime and I thought the same thing :)
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-09-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By KP49
No spirited driving, just a lot of rough concrete...

No spirited driving, just a lot of rough concrete roads around here. 21K for 340 treadwear tires isnt bad..




I was really tempted to go with non run-flats but my wife wont change a tire and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By KP49
Goodyear staggered run flats replaced at 21K

Rears were almost to the wear bars after 21,000 miles, fronts had about 40% left. The tires are the Goodyear efficient grip 'summer touring' run flats. I guess with a 340 tread wear its to be...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-07-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,852
Posted By KP49
No, but I'll ask at the next oil change.

No, but I'll ask at the next oil change.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-22-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By KP49
Our '13 35i just turned 15,000 miles and is a...

Our '13 35i just turned 15,000 miles and is a year old Nov 1st, just got the carbon fiber pen from BMW. The last 1200 mile highway trip was 26-27mpg at 70-75mph once we got out of the mountains. ...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-17-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,852
Posted By KP49
My wife's X1 has a lot of wind noise as well,...

My wife's X1 has a lot of wind noise as well, first thing I noticed when I drove it. She is used to it and it doesnt bother her, annoys the heck out of me but since I seldom drive it I can live with...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-02-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,705
Posted By KP49
30/08/12 and 31/08/12 is whats on mine.

30/08/12 and 31/08/12 is whats on mine.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-28-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,029
Posted By KP49
Our X1 35i had the staggered wheels with the 18"...

Our X1 35i had the staggered wheels with the 18" Goodyear Efficient Grip RunOnFlat tires. They are 'summer grand touring tires' so I didnt expect much from them in the snow. But we got whacked with...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-24-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,804
Posted By KP49
If you hold the button down for like 1/2 a second...

If you hold the button down for like 1/2 a second longer when shutting the engine off the accessories will turn off.

Have not noticed any weird noises when coming to a stop, havent really listened...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-06-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,804
Posted By KP49
After going through just about everything I...

After going through just about everything I always end up with a Corvette, they are impossible to beat for the fun per dollar - if you can get away with not having a back seat. Especially when you...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-05-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,804
Posted By KP49
I dunno, just the opposite here, I drove two 28i...

I dunno, just the opposite here, I drove two 28i X1s and was very unimpressed with the power. Plus the trans seems like its always shifting. Granted both of the ones I drove were brand new cars...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-04-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,804
Posted By KP49
Luckily we have a six so there is little...

Luckily we have a six so there is little hesitation, I barely made it out of the parking lot to test drive a 28i and turned around and laughed at the salesman. My wife liked the X1 but even she...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-22-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,440
Posted By KP49
Same here, after 2100 miles of 50/50 city/highway...

Same here, after 2100 miles of 50/50 city/highway it sits at 22.8mpg.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-22-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,621
Posted By KP49
Bluetooth calling is there, but it wont use the...

Bluetooth calling is there, but it wont use the phone's address book if you voice dial. You can scroll and manually go through the phonebook to make calls with the steering wheel controls. As...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-20-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,705
Posted By KP49
Solid as a rock here, I've had some cars with the...

Solid as a rock here, I've had some cars with the bouncy HIDs and I hated it.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-02-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,398
Posted By KP49
I've seen some people driving almost that far...

I've seen some people driving almost that far over lol.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-01-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,398
Posted By KP49
I have no problem with the drivers side mirror, I...

I have no problem with the drivers side mirror, I can adjust to where I can almost see myself in the side window (just went and tried it), it should be nowhere near that unless you are gangster...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-01-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,070
Posted By KP49
What you are describing is not normal at all. ...

What you are describing is not normal at all.

I have no hesitation at all in the 35i X1, I dont drive it every day but one time it felt like the engine shut down completely for half a second when...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-30-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,070
Posted By KP49
Exactly what you are experiencing are bad HPFP...

Exactly what you are experiencing are bad HPFP symptoms, plus sometimes dying at a stoplight idling as well. But many other things can cause the same symptoms, even something minor like a bad sensor...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-27-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,092
Posted By KP49
While I never looked at the pedals in the X1 I...

While I never looked at the pedals in the X1 I have put a few hundred miles on it and the pedal position never struck me as odd. I dont drive it every day though, I drive a C6 vette and newer Dodge...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-27-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By KP49
Probably just a bulb, if its easy to get to the...

Probably just a bulb, if its easy to get to the one that wasnt lighting up take a look, most likely not installed correctly. If not take it to the dealer...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-27-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,773
Posted By KP49
I'm pretty impressed with the X1 build quality,...

I'm pretty impressed with the X1 build quality, the bugs have been worked out in Europe already and its overall a pretty tight little crossover. I would have chosen a 328/335 but the wife just cant...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-23-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,709
Posted By KP49
They are pretty cool, but easy to lose so best to...

They are pretty cool, but easy to lose so best to use them where they stay plugged in.

I hate the usual size USB stick hanging out, plus in a console or glove compartment no chance of them getting...
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