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Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-23-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Yup, have had the X1 for a few months and have...

Yup, have had the X1 for a few months and have not found a way to set the temperature in 1-degree increments.

Not a big deal IMHO. Doesn't seem like there's a huge jump in temperature between 70...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-23-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
That's for sure. I'm not super impressed by the...

That's for sure. I'm not super impressed by the optical ACC system. If the sun is low in the sky at the wrong angle, the ACC disables itself. If there is rain, ACC disables itself.

The...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-14-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Talking When my 50-gallon water header sprang a leak 2...

When my 50-gallon water header sprang a leak 2 weeks ago I was able to fit it into the trunk -- with room to spare -- and take it to the dump. Then picked up a new 50-gal water heater at Home Depot...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-14-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Nice! Sounds like BMW is listening to their...

Nice! Sounds like BMW is listening to their customers who are demanding a viable seat option for "larger" (ahem) people. The sport seats are great for folks size XXL like me. :)
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-14-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Thumbs up No doubt about it, the HUD has saved me hundreds...

No doubt about it, the HUD has saved me hundreds if not thousands of dollars in speeding tickets (especially in my 650i)... highly recommended if you have a heavy right foot. :)
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-29-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,771
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Looks great! :thumbup: Agree that the standard...

Looks great! :thumbup: Agree that the standard trim does look more like a traditional SUV and some folks certainly prefer that style.

Mine is unlikely to ever turn onto a dirt road, at least not...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-29-2016, 01:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Eventually it'll probably be possible to replace...

Eventually it'll probably be possible to replace your seat with a Sport seat. Not sure if the appropriate parts supplies are available through US dealerships yet. I imagine they'd mount on the same...
Forum: European Delivery 02-26-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
FWIW, mine took exactly 10 weeks precisely to the...

FWIW, mine took exactly 10 weeks precisely to the day. Dropped off in Munich Mon 12/14/15 and was ready for PDI at the dealership at BMW of Bellevue (just outside Seattle) on Mon 2/22/16.

BMW's...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-26-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,771
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Looks great! Once again, the BMW online...

Looks great! Once again, the BMW online configurator fails to do justice to the color options.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-12-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,885
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Congrats guys! Looking great. Nice to see other...

Congrats guys! Looking great. Nice to see other folks with Estoril X1's in the forum!

Mine is apparently on a truck that's taking side streets and back roads from the VPC port in California to...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-09-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,771
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
:thumbup: Planning to tint my fronts too. Might...

:thumbup: Planning to tint my fronts too. Might go a bit darker to match the rear privacy tint.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-07-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Looks great! :thumbup: Nice to see another X1...

Looks great! :thumbup: Nice to see another X1 that's not some shade of gray. :)
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-07-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Black interior AND black exterior? David...

Black interior AND black exterior? David Hasselhoff approves!

http://davidhasselhoffonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/SectionImageKnightRider.jpg
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-07-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,127
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Very sharp. Great colors! :thumbup:

Very sharp. Great colors! :thumbup:
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-01-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
This is true in the USA where all X1's come with...

This is true in the USA where all X1's come with the same suspension setup. In Europe--and in other markets--it's a different story, since they have different suspension options over there. The USA...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-01-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
It could be that people with ultra-dark blue...

It could be that people with ultra-dark blue denim jeans are not properly pre-treating them (http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-keep-dark-denim-from-bleeding-apartment-therapy-tutorials-214415)...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-28-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Cool, never knew that about Estoril Blue! Thanks...

Cool, never knew that about Estoril Blue! Thanks for the info.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-27-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Welcome to the X1 family. Sounds like yours and...

Welcome to the X1 family. Sounds like yours and mine are pretty similar - Estoril, SensaTec, etc. Here's



1. No idea, sorry.

2. Only the "Black with Blue Highlight Dakota Leather" has the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-15-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,918
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Thanks! It was a nice surprise to see that the X1...

Thanks! It was a nice surprise to see that the X1 at the Detroit auto show is nearly a clone of mine. :)

Test driving the X1 with standard seats was a disappointment since the standard seats...
Forum: European Delivery 01-15-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Thanks! I'm a big fan of the Estoril Blue, it's...

Thanks! I'm a big fan of the Estoril Blue, it's unique and will definitely help the car stand out in a parking lot filled with black, white, and gray cars, plus blue is my favorite color. :)

To...
Forum: European Delivery 01-13-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
EDWinterTires.com does not currently have any...

EDWinterTires.com does not currently have any tires to rent for the new 2016 X1. I was worried about that when I did my X1 ED in mid-December, but luckily the weather in Germany when I took delivery...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-13-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
No Sport+ in my X1 M Sport, IIRC.

No Sport+ in my X1 M Sport, IIRC.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-13-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Sorry to hear that. At least the X3 will...

Sorry to hear that.

At least the X3 will probably be really nice next year when it comes out. By then BMW might actually offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. :dunno:
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-13-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,472
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
Wow, cool! That car is a clone of mine right down...

Wow, cool! That car is a clone of mine right down to the wheel type and colors. The only apparent difference is mine is SensaTec instead of real leather.
Forum: European Delivery 01-11-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,918
Posted By ShinySteelRobot
There's actually a whole thread about that in the...

There's actually a whole thread about that in the F48 X1 forum right here at Bimmerfest (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=888038).

Not taking ED into account -- strictly looking...
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