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Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By mullini
Well I know Consumer Reports is very much not...

Well I know Consumer Reports is very much not loved on here, but they just raved about the Macan. I read the review through a link on Yahoo. They emphasized that it is pricey, comparing it to X5 and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-07-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By mullini
Run premium gas and keep an eye on it.

Run premium gas and keep an eye on it.
Forum: General BMW 07-03-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,282
Posted By mullini
Well I'm a first time BMW owner, with a sDrive X1...

Well I'm a first time BMW owner, with a sDrive X1 purchased November 2012. Coming on 25,000 miles and though there have been a couple of very small hiccups (it needed coolant very early in its life,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-02-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,014
Posted By mullini
My 2013 X1 has not been 100% problem-free, but...

My 2013 X1 has not been 100% problem-free, but almost. I had a brief "engine limp mode" episode in my first week, never repeated. Supposedly the engine computer "adjusting." Then I had a coolant...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,188
Posted By mullini
Wow where are people driving 80-90 on the...

Wow where are people driving 80-90 on the freeway, without getting tickets? Because if you're getting tickets, I'm sure you don't care what your MPG is! ;-) I had a trip to Palm Springs from LA last...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-30-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,406
Posted By mullini
Wow, lucky me (not). I bought my X1 with...

Wow, lucky me (not). I bought my X1 with Goodyear's just after Thanksgiving 2012. Had to replace one tire when it was pierced by one of those small allen wrenches used for assembling Ikea furniture....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By mullini
I average around 28mpg in my sDrive28, and I live...

I average around 28mpg in my sDrive28, and I live in Los Angeles. Over 22,000 miles at this point. I never use EcoPro. I am sure I'd enjoy the sensation of the power of the 35, but I would never own...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 04-28-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,196
Posted By mullini
To my mind, one of the questions on the survey...

To my mind, one of the questions on the survey should be, "Did anyone at the dealer tell you to how to respond to this survey?" because it's ridiculous to be told/asked to give the dealer 100%. When...
Forum: General BMW 04-24-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By mullini
I am a big fan of ASS. Oops. Auto Stop Start. OK...

I am a big fan of ASS. Oops. Auto Stop Start. OK not a big fan but I'm glad to have it. Here's my experience:

I've learned how to brake so that ASS doesn't come on if I don't want it to. It's just...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-16-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,010
Posted By mullini
I'm just over 20K now and lifetime MPG is 28.3....

I'm just over 20K now and lifetime MPG is 28.3. If I get below 28 mpg on a tank I feel like it's bad week where the traffic gods got me (Los Angeles resident).

I admit I rarely speed. I set the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-28-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By mullini
This is the one related to the power brakes? I...

This is the one related to the power brakes? I had it done. At least, I think I did. When I picked up the X1 at the end of the day the SA was not around. The paperwork listed the recall work,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-27-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By mullini
On my 2013 X1 with iDrive, under the Bluetooth...

On my 2013 X1 with iDrive, under the Bluetooth menu, "Office" is not an option. Just "telephone" and "Audio." I have the separate OFFICE selection, but it doesn't show the phone...I make calls and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-13-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,181
Posted By mullini
I'm sure you have your reasons, but why wouldn't...

I'm sure you have your reasons, but why wouldn't you order? That's part of the fun. Get the car you want. After ordering my X1, first car I've ever ordered, I'd prefer to do that in the future than...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-13-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By mullini
In the first few months after the X1 went on sale...

In the first few months after the X1 went on sale in the US, some of us who bought the X1 posted on here about small rattles/crackles, especially from the dash around the stereo. I know I experienced...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By mullini
I also live in LA and have a sDrive 28. I never...

I also live in LA and have a sDrive 28. I never change that instrument panel layout, though. I like seeing my range. When I want to check MPG I go to iDrive settings/vehicle information, which I have...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By mullini
Tosca, huh? Oh X1, avanti a dio! For the...

Tosca, huh? Oh X1, avanti a dio!

For the Puccini fans on the forum
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-07-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,589
Posted By mullini
I see it. Looks like BMW realized they don't need...

I see it. Looks like BMW realized they don't need two browns, so they've combined Sparkling Bronze and Marrakesh Brown for Sparkling Brown. There's something amusing to me about that name. It's like...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-06-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,589
Posted By mullini
Sparkling Brown? Is BMW blending Sparkling Bronze...

Sparkling Brown? Is BMW blending Sparkling Bronze and Marrakesh Brown (both have been available in US since X1's introduction) into one color? I wonder if there's really a new color here of just some...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-06-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By mullini
I had squeaking - really, more "crackling" - for...

I had squeaking - really, more "crackling" - for the first few months with my X1. It's all but disappeared. However, whenever we have some hot weather here in the Los Angeles area, there might be a...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-03-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,744
Posted By mullini
Thanks! Just did that and confirmed I need to...

Thanks! Just did that and confirmed I need to bring my X1 in (though my brakes seem fine). I received the initial letter back in early December, but it said I'd get another letter when the service...
Forum: General BMW 01-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,431
Posted By mullini
I'm not great at math so I have to break it down...

I'm not great at math so I have to break it down for myself this way -

I bought my Lexus IS250 for OTD 32K in Dec 2005. Let's say I had put 3K down and got 350 a month for a three year lease. (And...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-29-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By mullini
I have an sDrive 28, not the 35, but something...

I have an sDrive 28, not the 35, but something similar happened to me. It was exactly one week after I had purchased the X1, and while driving slowly through a shopping center parking lot the "engine...
Forum: General BMW 01-28-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,431
Posted By mullini
When I bought my first BMW (sDrive X1) in late...

When I bought my first BMW (sDrive X1) in late 2012, I was driving a 2006 Lexus IS250. Still have it. It's coming up on 100K miles and has had no major malfunction and only very minor problems...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-24-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By mullini
Re #4 - is there a recall for the 'engine'? There...

Re #4 - is there a recall for the 'engine'? There is a recall for the brakes on some N20 models. But I'm not aware of an engine-related recall.

I received the letter re the brake issue back in...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-14-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,595
Posted By mullini
OOPS sorry I made a mistake - I priced the 228,...

OOPS sorry I made a mistake - I priced the 228, not the 235. That would definitely have been apples to oranges, or kumquats, whatever. The standard 228i in metallic with the packages I listed comes...
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