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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-20-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Clivem2
The drain channel is probably blocked. I'm on my...

The drain channel is probably blocked. I'm on my 2nd X3 with pano, no problems in 3.5 years in a wet climate.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-12-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Clivem2
The only hassle with cleaning the 2015 wheels is...

The only hassle with cleaning the 2015 wheels is the hollow behind the lobster claws. Dirt collects there but at least it's a single area to focus on.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-12-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Clivem2
You're not fond of lobster claws then?

You're not fond of lobster claws then?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-12-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Clivem2
Have you seen them in the flesh, not just the...

Have you seen them in the flesh, not just the catalogue?

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e359/cmeakins/Wheel_zpse99b2b62.jpg...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-03-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Clivem2
I can only compare between my 30D MSport 2011 and...

I can only compare between my 30D MSport 2011 and 35D MSport LCI 2014. My new LCI has a far superior gearbox setup in terms of its sporting behaviour. In the sport modes the shifts are aggressive...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-28-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By Clivem2
LCI software dropping functions

I love my Oct build LCI, it's more refined in many ways vs my pre-LCI but....when the Nav is guiding me and I'm playing music from a memory stick I find sometimes functions are dropped or simply...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Clivem2
From what I can tell Parking Assistant works for...

From what I can tell Parking Assistant works for spaces that are easy to park in, it's the spaces not much longer than the car I want help with. It won't attempt those.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-18-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,443
Posted By Clivem2
Agreed and it's good we don't all have the same...

Agreed and it's good we don't all have the same preferences as we'd all have the same vehicles, which would be boring!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-18-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,443
Posted By Clivem2
Quite an old thread. I had a negative opinion...

Quite an old thread. I had a negative opinion until I saw the MSport in the flesh.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Clivem2
:) Now we know why BMW say this this the fastest...

:) Now we know why BMW say this this the fastest X3 version (not counting Alpina).

I managed to spin all 4 wheels going up a steep hill today.

I notice in Sport mode (via the button) +...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-09-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By Clivem2
Not helpful but.....well you do have the steering...

Not helpful but.....well you do have the steering wheel on the wrong side! :rofl:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-09-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,231
Posted By Clivem2
I have VDC on my 35D having had sport suspension...

I have VDC on my 35D having had sport suspension on my 30D. I believe the comfort and handing has improved a little with the LCI so it's not easy to compare my 35D to 30D. What I can say is that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-08-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By Clivem2
I see what you mean. Hmm, it's hard to know what...

I see what you mean. Hmm, it's hard to know what to suggest other than try to find a more comfortable to way to have your feet on the pedals. Hopefully you'll adapt and it just a difference you'll...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-08-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By Clivem2
Have you adjusted the steering wheel, in your...

Have you adjusted the steering wheel, in your case move it towards the dash?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,950
Posted By Clivem2
Here's a photo from my New Baby thread. It shows...

Here's a photo from my New Baby thread. It shows Saddle in sun and not in sun. The colours are quite accurate, the not in sun area is probably more accurate - a lot will depend on the calibration...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Clivem2
I drove a 35D back in 2012. Yes it's faster than...

I drove a 35D back in 2012. Yes it's faster than the 30D but the main difference for me was the responsiveness of the engine. With the 30D there were times when I couldn't be sure how it would...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Clivem2
Exactly.....just compare the wheel shot: ...

Exactly.....just compare the wheel shot:

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e359/cmeakins/622M_zpse7c7097b.jpg (http://s43.photobucket.com/user/cmeakins/media/622M_zpse7c7097b.jpg.html)
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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Clivem2
The wheels are 622M - they come as standard with...

The wheels are 622M - they come as standard with the MSport.

Interior colour is Saddle. Exterior is Space Grey.

I've decided BMWs photos are rubbish.....I took mine with a DSLR very quickly (I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Clivem2
We both have good taste! The M kick plate...

We both have good taste!

The M kick plate isn't available for right hand drive so I have to put up with a soon to be muddy plastic thing.

The silver window trim is simply my preference. I've...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Clivem2
Yes MSport....that's the only version the 35D...

Yes MSport....that's the only version the 35D comes in. I specified Aluminium trim, yours will be black by default. The engine seems quite a bit smoother than my 3 year old 30D. Got to say it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Clivem2
New baby

Arrived yesterday to replace my 30D Sapphire Black/Oyster. I had no option but to go for MSport as the 35D is only available that way. I'm really pleased they way the colours worked out and MSport...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-23-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Clivem2
The only way it can be described as dark would be...

The only way it can be described as dark would be to call it dark silver.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-04-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Clivem2
I use it loads but I don't live in Texas. I live...

I use it loads but I don't live in Texas. I live in a climate that's cool and opening the roof is all I need. I love the extra light it gives but here is darker than Texas. Only had an occasional...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-03-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,468
Posted By Clivem2
"Characteristic of the vehicle" is what I was...

"Characteristic of the vehicle" is what I was told about wind noise...which I fixed. This is BMW code for...this needs a design fix which may take a year or more to feed through. I hope it's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-04-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Clivem2
My 2011 needed a new gasket early in its life as...

My 2011 needed a new gasket early in its life as there was a fluid leak. The F25 doesn't seem to suffer with the xfer case problems, at least I've need heard of many at all.
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