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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-26-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By lbjgh
My car has around 54K kms and it has only had two...

My car has around 54K kms and it has only had two oil changes.:yikes: All of my previous cars I would have done about six changes by now. :rolleyes: I guess I've been getting hosed all these years...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By lbjgh
I increased pressure by 2psi front/rear to 34/40...

I increased pressure by 2psi front/rear to 34/40 and it made a dramatic difference. All good now.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By lbjgh
Good question. I just installed non-rft blizzaks...

Good question. I just installed non-rft blizzaks and they feel too soft at the stock pressure.

The car actually rides much nicer though. :o
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By lbjgh
I had a Galaxy S5 and that phone only...

I had a Galaxy S5 and that phone only intermittently synchronized contacts, it never was able to connect and display emails correctly and would only permit approximately 2 minutes of telephone...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By lbjgh
Driver's side door recommendation.

Driver's side door recommendation.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By lbjgh
... the heated steering wheel is nice too. ;)

... the heated steering wheel is nice too. ;)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By lbjgh
Donno... I just had my new tires installed...

Donno...

I just had my new tires installed two days ago... no tpms.

I posted this a while back http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7635124&postcount=4

It can be found in your...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By lbjgh
The narrower tires are 20mm or 3/4" narrower and...

The narrower tires are 20mm or 3/4" narrower and the load index drops from 1764 to 1653lbs at its max air pressure.

... so 1653x4=6612 lbs and the approved gross vehicle weight is 5214 lbs (The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By lbjgh
Canadian x3's don't have TPMS on the rims the car...

Canadian x3's don't have TPMS on the rims the car uses the ABS sensors.

I just installed a set of blizzak ws80 225/55R18.

Same diameter as the 19" msport tires. The blizzak ride MUCH smoother...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By lbjgh
Winter tires aren't just for snow and ice... when...

Winter tires aren't just for snow and ice... when the temperature drops to 6c or 43f your all season tires loose significant grip.

An option for you might be "All Weather" tires which can be run...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-24-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By lbjgh
Four - Pirelli W210 Sottozero2 Run-flat.

SOLD

Four - Pirelli W210 Sottozero2 Run-flat.
245/50R18 100H

Originally from BMW winter wheel package.

Excellent condition tires with approximately 15,000kms of use over two winters. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,618
Posted By lbjgh
One other grip... OK it's a simple one but it...

One other grip... OK it's a simple one but it would be nice to know if the heated steering wheel button pressed.:dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By lbjgh
I went with the BMW winter wheel package on my...

I went with the BMW winter wheel package on my msport, i.e. BMW 307 and Pirelli SottoZero II 245/45 R18. This year I'm replacing the Pirelli tires with a set of 225/55 R18 Blizzak WS80
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 881
Posted By lbjgh
maverick2015, why not disable the automatic...

maverick2015, why not disable the automatic locking feature?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,618
Posted By lbjgh
The whole EcoPro/Comfort/Sport mode switch...

The whole EcoPro/Comfort/Sport mode switch thingie... I think I can adjust the car's acceleration with the accelerator pedal. I don't see the need for this complexity. When I get into my wife's 2006...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By lbjgh
I'd prefer eco pro transmission mode with sport...

I'd prefer eco pro transmission mode with sport mode throttle... but alas no coding fix. :p

Its interesting, some times while driving in eco pro mode the car accelerates great and other times it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By lbjgh
I believe my car does the same thing... the...

I believe my car does the same thing... the brakes are applied until you press the accelerator.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By lbjgh
You can just reset the TPMS after rotation as per...

You can just reset the TPMS after rotation as per pg 97 in the manual.

In Canada the tires don't have TPMS. The computer monitors differential speed using the ABS sensors somehow.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By lbjgh
According to BMW it'll impair the handling...

According to BMW it'll impair the handling characteristics. :dunno:

I could see that rotating the tires/wheels without adjusting the tire pressure could create problems... but in my opinion that's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-10-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By lbjgh
Use one of these and ya won't damage the plastic...

Use one of these and ya won't damage the plastic jack points: http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12802006&postcount=1
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-09-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By lbjgh
F25 35i - best mileage so far...

Last weekend I got the best mileage to date... 99% highway at 105km/hr. :thumbup:

Not bad for a two ton, 300hp SUV. :yikes:

7.3L/100km or 39mpg UK or 32.2mpg US
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,339
Posted By lbjgh
It sounds like throttle delay was a fairly common...

It sounds like throttle delay was a fairly common problem on BMW's prior to 2013.

I actually found this third party option when researching the problem before I bought a MY2013 X3... the 2012 N52...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,962
Posted By lbjgh
As we head into the colder weather I'll post my...

As we head into the colder weather I'll post my free fix for the Pano roof (cold weather) noise.

I just placed nylon furniture bumpers on the plastic 'stand off' bits. I have no idea what the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-31-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By lbjgh
Dracon?

Dracon?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By lbjgh
Like RhoXS says, the X5 may feel too big...

Like RhoXS says, the X5 may feel too big especially if you are coming from a 318i or 330i.

The X3 will likely feel big after those cars.

Also, is the X5 in question the last generation or...
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