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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By vrrooom
Wink Bavarian aotosportI

I am a long time customer 25+ years. Very helpful staff with honest approach to parts. I have used them for oem parts, Saving money as they are cheaper than the stealer. Their deliveries for me...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By vrrooom
Talking Steering feel

We have the 3.5 with adjustable dampers and setting the sport or sport + mode noticeably tightens up the steering. In fact we have customized the sport mode to only inlcude the suspension settings...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By vrrooom
Thumbs down Last weekends excitement

I just got a nail in the tread of my Pirelli Cincuratos, BMW and Pirelli both tell you to replace the tire --- not plug it. However both the Pirelli's and Bridgestone Run Flats now come with a ROAD...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-08-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,608
Posted By vrrooom
Red face Music Upgrade

I have the upgraded system in my 335 and X3's. The new x3 has the logic 7 system from Harmon Kardon and if it is the same system in the 335 it is well worth the cost. The older X3's did not have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-05-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,808
Posted By vrrooom
Lightbulb Black Rails

I had the same concern, so I found the part nos for the black rails that will come on the M kit. But a check of parts inventory in both the US and Deutchland showed non available or scheduled...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-05-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,998
Posted By vrrooom
Red face X3 Ordered Maybee

Trying to set up a PDC delivery for a new x3 for the first week of May. Ordered with dealer in Jan, specs depost et al, dealer waiting for April's allocation. Airfares have increased by hundreds of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,505
Posted By vrrooom
Talking Nailed one

Found someone who was reasonable, nickel over. New car priced out at 51.3K MSRP, waiting production number.:angel:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-18-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,450
Posted By vrrooom
Need for Speed

Max 245kph on the autobahn in a rented Audi S4, I know, but it was raining after all. BMW limits the M cars to 108 mph :( when you pick them up in Europe and they set the electronic speed warning to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-18-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,361
Posted By vrrooom
Lightbulb Choices Choices

Just a few notes on the thread discussion:

Reminder that the Enclave and Acadia have the dreaded GM 6 speed that is infamous in the prior generation X3, similar set of problems.
The stripper X5...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 11-18-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,949
Posted By vrrooom
Question Dealer Doc Fees

:mad:Sounds like you can't duck the adp called doc fees that stealer charge, as the paperwork is still completed by the dealer.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-31-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,505
Posted By vrrooom
Lightbulb X3 model choice

I have had 3 X3"s all similarly equipped and all ED. My new one, the 3.5) will be ordered when we can find a dealer who needs a sale, will cost 52K MSRP. This is 3-5 K more than my earlier cars,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-21-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,490
Posted By vrrooom
Talking Tire and wheel size

In my E86 X3's I have had both 17 and 18 inch diameter wheels with different tyre sizes. The 17's were 235X55 and the 18's were 235X50 Scorpions. The rolling diameter was 27.2" for the 17's and 27.3"...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-07-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,024
Posted By vrrooom
Lightbulb Choices

I am also considering the X3,Q5 and Overland. I have owned 3 X3's and 3 Grands. My initial reaction is that the Q5 and Overland can be had for mid forties nicely equipped. It is yet to be seen how...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By vrrooom
Cost for Module

Not sure, I had the extended warentee, which covered the replacement.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By vrrooom
Exclamation Key Issues

It may not be the key, I had an experience where at first the doors seemed randomly unable to unlock. This dehe problem was the module that controls the remote locking which wss replaced. Just be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By vrrooom
Exclamation Key Issues

It may not be the key, I had an experience where at first the doors seemed randomly unable to unlock. This problem was the module that controls the remote locking which was replaced. Just be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,038
Posted By vrrooom
Thumbs up Report on P Zero Nero's

Last fall I replaced my Scorpions with Nero A/S. The main driver was price, at Tire Rack the Neros were on special at $40/ tire less than the Scorpions. So far so good, they are softer riding and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,997
Posted By vrrooom
Question AC recharge

My compressor was making noises when cycling at 74k, I asked the dealer to check it. I have the extended warranty, they added 4# of refrigerant which eliminated the noises. 4# is a significant...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,190
Posted By vrrooom
Talking 2004 X3 70K nukes

Replaced before winter as car is parked outside in the frozen north.

Automotive /...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By vrrooom
Central Locking Module

I had similar symptoms, and it got worse, a lot worse. Eventually you could not open the doors from the inside using the handles.:mad: Had to leave the vehicle unlocked all the time. Dealer...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,580
Posted By vrrooom
Arrow Tyres and more Tires

I have 2 X3's both with 75K miles. One has had 2 sets of Scorpions and now just replaced with P Zero Neros, The other had one set of Michelin MXHX (gone at 32K) and is still running Scorpions but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,259
Posted By vrrooom
Unhappy Shell

I have had 2 HPFP failures, and one injector replaced . Not sure it makes a difference.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By vrrooom
Wink 09 passkey

My CA set my 2009 with 0000, no unique passkey requir:)ed anymore.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,869
Posted By vrrooom
Question Possible Issues

My car 335ix is also in the dealers shop today, same symptoms you indicacted, and they are replacing an injector. I have had 2 HPFP failures already and the symptoms are the same. Dealer is talking...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By vrrooom
Lightbulb Next X3

Auto Car, the UK equivalent to Autoweek indicated a UK availability of October 2010 for the new X3. Not sure what this means for the US market, except the X1 is available now in Europe, and not in...
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