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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By BM2W
I didn't buy an expensive car to put cheap gas in...

I didn't buy an expensive car to put cheap gas in it. That said, I did put 3/4 tank of 89 in our '11 X3 3.5 coming home from Denver because Svc station was out of 91. Ran fine, tho seemed a bit...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By BM2W
Nope, no phone adapter, no BMW apps. Aside from...

Nope, no phone adapter, no BMW apps. Aside from music & basic phone integration I don't really care about a lot of digital distractions in a car. I do have a Garmin that I use when I'm going to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-02-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By BM2W
Thx, Mr. Schott. I have the cable that came with...

Thx, Mr. Schott. I have the cable that came with the car. When I hook up my iPhone, the car will recognize it, the display shows music playing, but no sound thru the car speakers. I've checked the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-01-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By BM2W
Thx, Technic, that's pretty damn disappointing. ...

Thx, Technic, that's pretty damn disappointing. I certainly wasn't very clear from the on-line info that that was the case, either -
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-01-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By BM2W
435 Audio Weirdness

I've been trying to use my iPod (Nano 7) & iPhone 5 with my 435 convertible w/std radio. When I plug in a thumb drive into the USB port, it works fine, but when I try with the iPod/iPhone, I just...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-11-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By BM2W
435CiC handling -top up vs. top down

This will probably get me "The Dazzling Command of the Obvious Award", but my 435 convertible (M-Sport, DHP, M-Sport brakes) definitely handles better with the top down. I attribute this to a lower...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-24-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By BM2W
My M-Sport convertible (early January build) has...

My M-Sport convertible (early January build) has LEDs all around.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By BM2W
After Hours pretty much nailed it, I just got an...

After Hours pretty much nailed it, I just got an M-Sport 435 convertible w/DHP replacing an '04 330 'vert w/Sport Pkg and the ride quality in any mode is excellent, even in Sport+. From my reading...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-11-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,619
Posted By BM2W
I ordered MPPK thru my dealer, invoice $1500...

I ordered MPPK thru my dealer, invoice $1500 before 10% CCA discount. Install will be ~$500. My 435CiC (M-Sport, Estoril Blue/Vienna beige/dark burl, Premium, Dynamic Handling, Sport brakes, Cold...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-08-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By BM2W
I asked my SA about the brake pad media, she said...

I asked my SA about the brake pad media, she said that they have changed it because so many people were complaining about the dust. I had an '04 X3 3.0 and currently an '04 330, and I really like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-08-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,751
Posted By BM2W
10-4 on the Prius drivers. Santa Fe is an uber...

10-4 on the Prius drivers. Santa Fe is an uber liberal town, and the are tons of elitist/entitled twits in eco cars that seem to take great pleasure in cutting off people in anything with a higher...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-01-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By BM2W
Tint in NM

I live in Santa Fe, NM, @ 7,000'. I ordered 30% all around on my 435 CIC, had the same on my '04 330Ci, worked fine, though a sun blocker for the windshield is a real good idea if you're going to be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-29-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By BM2W
Thx F32425xi- I think I'll wait for delivery...

Thx F32425xi-

I think I'll wait for delivery and see how I like the car stock while I make up my mind on tuning.. I can order eth MPPK thru the dealer & get my 15% CCA discount or go with Dinan. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By BM2W
PPK for 435iC

I have a 435iC on order (M-Sport, premium, cold weather, lighting, dynamic handling pkgs) and am considering the PPK (Performance pkg) that adds 20 hp & 33 lb/ft, but I can't find any details beyond...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-11-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,109
Posted By BM2W
Actually, I had an '04 X3 3.0 6 spd that I had...

Actually, I had an '04 X3 3.0 6 spd that I had Dinanized with "S" pkg - CAI, free flow muffler, engine s/w which added 13 hp, 11 ft/lbs, raised the redline & removed the top speed limiter. I live in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-19-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,534
Posted By BM2W
My 330CiC (steptronic) gets 17-19 around town,...

My 330CiC (steptronic) gets 17-19 around town, but it suffers some from the 7000' altitude tax. I found a gas station out by the airport where I can get hi-test without ethanol, and I get 1-2 more...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-17-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,534
Posted By BM2W
I have a 2011 X3 3.5, wife & I aboard, light...

I have a 2011 X3 3.5, wife & I aboard, light luggage for four days. We did stay pretty much within the 55-65 speed limits, used Sport mode mostly on steep descents or when the twisties were...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,534
Posted By BM2W
X3 35i mileage

In early May several of us got together for a little mountain tour from Santa Fe up thru Alamosa to Crested Butte. Next day on to Gunnison, then day three over Indepence Pass (12000') on thru...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-10-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,925
Posted By BM2W
Leighton's got it right - my dealer does the oil...

Leighton's got it right - my dealer does the oil once a year or 15k miles, which ever comes first, no hassles. I live in Santa Fe, NM, which is a fairly small city and nothing is more than 15-20...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-11-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,908
Posted By BM2W
Funny how seductive a little comfort is, eh? ...

Funny how seductive a little comfort is, eh?

I thought seat warmers were superfluous until I got some in the early 80's, and I was miffed that I had to buy the heated steering wheel when I just...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-27-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By BM2W
I have approx. 1300 miles on mine and am getting...

I have approx. 1300 miles on mine and am getting 18-19.5 around town, mid-20's on the highway, I hope the highway figure will improve as the engine settles in. My '04 X3 3.0 6-spd got similar mpg...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By BM2W
I could be wrong, but my understanding is that...

I could be wrong, but my understanding is that the regeneration is primarily for maintaining/recharging the battery, as the vehicle has heavy electrical demands, and has nothing to do with MPG. As...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By BM2W
I'm in Santa Fe at 7000', and it do snow here,...

I'm in Santa Fe at 7000', and it do snow here, sometimes alot. We moved here from Falls Church, VA, in '06, so I'm also quite familiar with DC metro winters, too. I just replaced an '04 X3 3.0...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-24-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By BM2W
If I read the book correctly, the seat's memory...

If I read the book correctly, the seat's memory button only registers the new seat position in the porfile. If you change other things contained in the profile (pg 32-33) via iDrive, if...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-24-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By BM2W
JohnBMW6 has it right. It won't change your...

JohnBMW6 has it right. It won't change your profile unless you save it to the seat's memory, which will then update the active profile.

BTW, I thoroughly agree, the manual is poorly written,...
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