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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By Zcar
I have been driving X3 with originally equipped...

I have been driving X3 with originally equipped all seasons tires or similar replacements. This winter will be my fourth seasons, but the second X3. I usually take X3 to the north countries for...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Zcar
I will put my Z4 way once salt and sands are...

I will put my Z4 way once salt and sands are spread on the roads. It is hard for not driving a fun car, but I want to keep it away from salt. I used to drive a 2012 X3 28i (6cylinder engine) for...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By Zcar
100% agree! I heard that BMW cars were...

100% agree! I heard that BMW cars were originally designed to achieve agile handling and fast fun driving. Also I've been told that Luxury part came in later.

The engine power doesn't matter...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-09-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Zcar
Sound great! My 2015 X3 35i is too new (~600...

Sound great! My 2015 X3 35i is too new (~600 miles), and needs a little more break in milage. So far I got 21.5 mpg on highway with 65 to 70 mph under the "comfort" mode. My previous X3 (2012...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By Zcar
I wonder if I could replace the black seat belt...

I wonder if I could replace the black seat belt to a beige colored seat belt since the seats are beige leather.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,050
Posted By Zcar
I did the same, i.e., a deep sea blue Z4 with...

I did the same, i.e., a deep sea blue Z4 with beige leather and European Delivery. Initially I was thinking of white leather, but it won't be white for long time. The wood trim matches well with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-02-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,006
Posted By Zcar
I agree on the winter driving with X3. My X3 has...

I agree on the winter driving with X3. My X3 has Goodyear all season tires which were replaced by a local BMW dealer on the last December. They asked me if I wanted snow tires. I have been taking...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,006
Posted By Zcar
Besides the size and options for other SUVs, did...

Besides the size and options for other SUVs, did anybody compare the X3's safety features to other SUVs, such as dynamic stability control (DSC) and descent control? My primary driving for X3 is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Zcar
I have had my X3 for two years. I mainly drive...

I have had my X3 for two years. I mainly drive it in winter. I did not notice it as much during summer, but with winter jacket it makes more difficult to find the buckle to clip. My seat is also...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-11-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,761
Posted By Zcar
Sorry for the late reply. I will take photos...

Sorry for the late reply. I will take photos this weekend and will post here.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-10-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,463
Posted By Zcar
I had two 3 serieses and i thought of buying an...

I had two 3 serieses and i thought of buying an M3 for the next. But, when Z4 coupe showed up in 2006. I always wanted roadster, but I was not sure about soft top. That changed my mind, and...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-15-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,463
Posted By Zcar
I absolutely agree with you. I get many nice...

I absolutely agree with you. I get many nice commens and even thumb up from strangers. A few days ago, I got stuck behind a school bus, and a buch of the kids (appeared to be first or second...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-10-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,618
Posted By Zcar
It looks like a Toyota body style, not a BMW like.

It looks like a Toyota body style, not a BMW like.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-04-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,448
Posted By Zcar
Not for sale. Too bad that, if you are near by,...

Not for sale. Too bad that, if you are near by, I can help you for making one.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-04-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By Zcar
I think the plate is called "trunk devider". A...

I think the plate is called "trunk devider". A week ago mine has been replaced with a new one since one of the hinge broke, i.e., the black plastic hinge came apart. They are very weak designed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-24-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Zcar
I pumped up to 38 psig immedately after warning...

I pumped up to 38 psig immedately after warning light came on, at gas station within a few miles. I was shocked to discovere such a low pressure. I made all tire pressure 38 psig, and reset. I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-24-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,463
Posted By Zcar
Smile Interesting! So, the 10th and higher include...

Interesting! So, the 10th and higher include Italian super cars, right???
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-23-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Zcar
I strongly agree - safety first. I would not...

I strongly agree - safety first. I would not drive too far once the tire pressure warning comes on. Usually one of tires is much lowere than the others. In my experience, it was ~27 psig when it...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-15-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Zcar
I checked my side mirrors, and found the right...

I checked my side mirrors, and found the right side being too far right. I did set it to see the right lane. But, I guess I had a blind spot, so I corrected it according to the tutorial. Thank you...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-09-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Zcar
The rear view millor? No, but, the front...

The rear view millor? No, but, the front windshield pillars often make blind spots. I have to lean my body forward a little to check out the blind spots.
Sorry for the recent accident.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-03-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,463
Posted By Zcar
Often I notice others to turn their heads toward...

Often I notice others to turn their heads toward my Z4, but never to my X3. I don't like be watched, but let's keep it this way:)
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-02-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,463
Posted By Zcar
It is more rare in the cold winter region. ...

It is more rare in the cold winter region. Besides it is not cheap, a winter car is needed on the snow. I have not seen other Z4 E89 except at dealer lots in Massachusetts.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-23-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,328
Posted By Zcar
It happened several times for my 2011 Z4. The...

It happened several times for my 2011 Z4. The first time was immediadyely after refueled in misty morning. It occurred in France during weekend, a few days after my Z4 was delivered at Munch, so no...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,971
Posted By Zcar
I am leasing X3 :), and using it mainly for...

I am leasing X3 :), and using it mainly for winter commuting. I like the idea of replacing every 3 years. My summer (3-seasons) car is Z4 (not leased). Other than winter commuting, the X3 is used...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,448
Posted By Zcar
Gatesbox, a very nice clean design you made! I...

Gatesbox, a very nice clean design you made! I made a similar one using a book shelf metal bar instead of aluminum tube for cross bar. I saw someone mentioned in the biemmerfest about hand-tighten...
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