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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Today, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By poker838
Very nice! Do you feel difference in harshness vs...

Very nice! Do you feel difference in harshness vs all season 18s that came from the factory? What about on potholes?

I'm happy to see that the stance of the x3 still looks decent on a non M Sport...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Today, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By poker838
There should not be any differences on the tread...

There should not be any differences on the tread surface between a standard and run flat tire. RFT only differentiates with stiffer side walls. They don't tell you not to patch the RFT not because...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By poker838
the car also has driver adaptive transmission, so...

the car also has driver adaptive transmission, so it should detect how aggressive you are on the throttle and would downshift even before you hit the actual kick down button.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By poker838
Could be wrong. But i thought the idrive was...

Could be wrong. But i thought the idrive was updated for 2014 which could be a factor to that display switch
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,845
Posted By poker838
Already had mine done. Dealer installed a spacer...

Already had mine done. Dealer installed a spacer kit at the end of the camshaft
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,845
Posted By poker838
wonder if this meant RHD versions of N20 xdrive...

wonder if this meant RHD versions of N20 xdrive vehicles are configured differently (like the brake pump and camshaft are different?).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-24-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By poker838
There would be a serrated texture on the top of...

There would be a serrated texture on the top of the front exterior door handles if you have comfort access.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-24-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By poker838
To be honest it sounds like a manufacturer defect...

To be honest it sounds like a manufacturer defect to me. If there was a maintenance issue on your end then all four Window trims would be degrading, but you only described it as impacts one window.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By poker838
Haven't heard what's on that link you included...

Haven't heard what's on that link you included but the four cylinder does sound like a diesel engine. It's especially bad when it's cold but it sorta disappears once the engine has warmed up. Those...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-13-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By poker838
In the previous era (e46 and older) the...

In the previous era (e46 and older) the aftermarket offered retrofits. Not sure how viable these are on the modern platforms

http://www.bimmian.com/25/PRO/
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-06-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,762
Posted By poker838
We're on the "cutting edge" of new technology .....

We're on the "cutting edge" of new technology .. we're the guinea pigs / beta testers.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,097
Posted By poker838
Torque on that 28d doesn't seem significantly...

Torque on that 28d doesn't seem significantly stronger than the one coming from the 28i N20.. not sure if it's worth the 2K premium over the gasoline version.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-03-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By poker838
Found this copy of the repair procedure. No...

Found this copy of the repair procedure. No mention of locking ring installation...they're talking about a camshaft replacement.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-02-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By poker838
This is tied to the brake pump recall. Actually,...

This is tied to the brake pump recall. Actually, the fix for the brake pump recall IS the camshaft replacement.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-31-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 21,538
Posted By poker838
BAZAN - Yea, order from other sources. If you're...

BAZAN - Yea, order from other sources. If you're intending on returning the lease, you can return any quality tire as long as it is RFT and it meets minimum wear threshold. You could also try...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,762
Posted By poker838
I lack context. I don't have any electrical...

I lack context. I don't have any electrical expertise whatsover. Is 80% considered that problematic for cars in general?

I know the automotive market is moving towards start stop technologies...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,762
Posted By poker838
Well, that's the max. It's 24v capable. Only got...

Well, that's the max. It's 24v capable. Only got it because Canadian Tire had a sale.

It charged in about two hours so I guess it was not that low, but low enough to trigger conservation measures.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,762
Posted By poker838
I'm trying out the NOCO G7200 on my X3 tonight....

I'm trying out the NOCO G7200 on my X3 tonight. It started from 25% and rose rapidly to 50, 75, and now it's in the 75 - 100 mark. The lack of driving (8800 kms in a year) and the cold does cause...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-26-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By poker838
At least for north American models, we have...

At least for north American models, we have antitheft standard. There should be a panic button on your remote if you have it installed.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-26-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By poker838
Stickers on driver door jamb and engine bay will...

Stickers on driver door jamb and engine bay will tell you the paint code
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-22-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By poker838
go on social media (ie their facebook page)....

go on social media (ie their facebook page). Squeaky wheel gets the grease :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-21-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By poker838
Not much of an aftermarket on this SAV... most of...

Not much of an aftermarket on this SAV... most of it will be wheels, maybe springs and ECU if you like the piggy back variety
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-20-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,372
Posted By poker838
It did not arrive on our 2011 but certainly did...

It did not arrive on our 2011 but certainly did on our 2013
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,762
Posted By poker838
thank you for providing your insights! I noticed...

thank you for providing your insights! I noticed my X3 shutting down more now given that the temperatures have risen a bit.. but during the extreme cold during the Christmas holidays it hardly shut...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-10-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By poker838
Try checking your tire pressures. May not have...

Try checking your tire pressures. May not have been preppd at the dealer correctly.
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