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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By TerraLvr335i
I really like the BMW-brand liners. Agree they...

I really like the BMW-brand liners. Agree they are overkill outside of the areas with a lot of snow/slush/salt in the winters, but they protected extremely well this harsh winter. One quick washing...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,967
Posted By TerraLvr335i
You negotiate everything before placing the...

You negotiate everything before placing the order. You'll likely need to put down a $500 down payment which is generally refundable (even though they sometimes make it sound like it might not be). ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By TerraLvr335i
I can also only speak to my specific vehicles,...

I can also only speak to my specific vehicles, but I've had three BMWs over the past 15 years and have been to the dealer maybe two or three times in that time for anything other than an oil...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By TerraLvr335i
I would say that one harm in letting it warm up...

I would say that one harm in letting it warm up would be that it's running "cold" longer than necessary, increasing wear. The goal is to get the car to its normal operating temperature as quickly as...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-19-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Just a guess, but it might also have to do with...

Just a guess, but it might also have to do with routing/space under the car. Maybe the X3 and others where the N55 exhaust has dual tips together on one side of the car have components in the way...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-14-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,552
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Can't quite remember, but I think my '99 E46 328i...

Can't quite remember, but I think my '99 E46 328i had a lock, too, along with a valet key. Maybe it coincides with the move to fobs without actual keys (except for the little emergency key)? They...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-09-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Nothing like that on my 2014 X3 28i. Doors...

Nothing like that on my 2014 X3 28i. Doors appear to align perfectly. I'd definitely have them fix it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-05-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Whatever it is, I find it works pretty well. On...

Whatever it is, I find it works pretty well. On both my E90 and F25 it pretty much always prevented exhaust and similar smells into the cabin.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-28-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,627
Posted By TerraLvr335i
I can't help with Driver Assist Plus, but have a...

I can't help with Driver Assist Plus, but have a 2014 X3 28i with M-Sport.

I don't believe M-Sport changes the suspension, but you're right in that it does add 19" wheels, which may result in a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-28-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Unfortunately, replacement is likely the only...

Unfortunately, replacement is likely the only option if the scratch bothers you.

If you gently run your finger or fingernail over the scratch, can you feel it? If the pieces are brushed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Agreed - take it to the dealer. The...

Agreed - take it to the dealer. The armchair/internet mechanic in me says "loose connection" somewhere in the electrical system
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Colors are really subjective, but since you're...

Colors are really subjective, but since you're looking for opinions, I'd go with high-gloss/shadowline. If you want a bit of the metal look, I'd do the roof rails over the trim.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-31-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By TerraLvr335i
I had dedicated winter wheels/tires for my E90,...

I had dedicated winter wheels/tires for my E90, but I'd ask your question over in the E90 forum if you don't get an answer here. I'm sure there are folks there who have changed over between winter...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-28-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,342
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Fair point, but if they have access to your keys...

Fair point, but if they have access to your keys and the car itself and they have less than honest intentions, creating a new fob is likely the least of the security problems.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-27-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,342
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Thanks for posting! Great info!

Thanks for posting! Great info!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-27-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Agreed. I like the HUD much more than I thought...

Agreed. I like the HUD much more than I thought I would. In particular, the Nav directions. The polarized sunglasses thing kind of sucks, but I guess since the display is a reflection, it'd be...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-21-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By TerraLvr335i
No build quality differences between my...

No build quality differences between my German-made E90 335i and my F25 X3.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-21-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,633
Posted By TerraLvr335i
I agree that an off button would be nice, but in...

I agree that an off button would be nice, but in the interest of accuracy, if you just hold the "fan speed down" button for a second or two, the system shuts off. I think this was probably mentioned...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-20-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,789
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Agree. I love my polarized sunglasses. If I...

Agree. I love my polarized sunglasses. If I want to see the HUD display I tilt my head slightly to the right or left. :)

As for bright sunlight, without the polarized sunglasses, the HUD...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,121
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Thanks. I kind of figured that out. I guess I...

Thanks. I kind of figured that out. I guess I just like up and down buttons better than that little scroll wheel.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,121
Posted By TerraLvr335i
All four of my doors unlock when I touch the...

All four of my doors unlock when I touch the driver's side door handle. It's a setting in the iDrive menus. Let me know if you can't locate it and I'll try to figure out the exact menu path.
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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,752
Posted By TerraLvr335i
I find my X3 about as solid as my old E90 335i. ...

I find my X3 about as solid as my old E90 335i. Some parts feel like they might be built "lighter," but that's likely more intentional for weight savings than cost savings because they still feel...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-13-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,121
Posted By TerraLvr335i
There's no "one-click" way to cycle through...

There's no "one-click" way to cycle through presets on the radio (at least that I can figure). I know you can use the wheel on the steering wheel and scroll and press (if the last radio screen you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By TerraLvr335i
Generally no loaner is provided while waiting for...

Generally no loaner is provided while waiting for the car. The actual "sale" doesn't happen until delivery (just a deposit required to place an order).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,835
Posted By TerraLvr335i
I know some have problems, and it sounds like...

I know some have problems, and it sounds like you've been through way more than your fair share, but FWIW, I've had an E46 328i and an E90 335i and both were flawless. in 11 years of combined...
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