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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-19-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,688
Posted By SeattleX1
Thanks for this thread - it really cleared up a...

Thanks for this thread - it really cleared up a mystery for me, since I got a 2014 X1 xDrive28 as a service loaner that on the surface looks configured identical to my 2013 X1 xDrive28.

I hate...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-07-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,309
Posted By SeattleX1
To those thinking of skipping the test drive: ...

To those thinking of skipping the test drive: I'd encourage everyone to drive an X1 before purchasing, even if think you're sure it's what you want. I'm not saying you won't be happy, but I skimped...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-23-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,630
Posted By SeattleX1
As promised, here are my service notes: 28...

As promised, here are my service notes:

28 PER SIB 12 15 12. CREATED PUMA CASE # ????????. PUMA WISHES
CUSTOMER TO DRIVE VEHICLE FOR A FEW MONTHS BEFORE MAKING SUCH A
REQUEST. NOTING THAT MSA...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-22-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,630
Posted By SeattleX1
I ran into this as well and can confirm BMW's...

I ran into this as well and can confirm BMW's corporate policy is to require owners to drive the car for a while before they will disable ASS.

My dealer, fortunately, was very helpful in disabling...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-04-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By SeattleX1
Well, as someone who's employed in the tech...

Well, as someone who's employed in the tech industry, it's my job to run into problems I can't solve and scratch my head for a solution :)

Pandora is an important part of discovering new music for...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-04-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By SeattleX1
Thanks for the suggestion Dave but that's not...

Thanks for the suggestion Dave but that's not really an option - the goal here is to use the streaming music radio service Pandora while driving through the car head unit, so only listening to music...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-03-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By SeattleX1
In-car hotspot for BMW Apps

I have a bit of a conundrum and despite extensive searching I can't find anyone who's actually solved this problem and shared the secrets. I'm hoping one of you folks can help me out.

I'd like to...
Forum: European Delivery 01-03-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By SeattleX1
I recommend clicking "Wiki" at the top of the...

I recommend clicking "Wiki" at the top of the page and reading through the European Delivery wiki - there's a wealth of content there that should answer many of your questions. You can also read...
Forum: European Delivery 01-02-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By SeattleX1
Hmm. Great questions. I can say that I...

Hmm. Great questions. I can say that I negotiated my price on an xDrive28i in late October before the holiday incentives, and then I happened to get really lucky when the incentives were introduced...
Forum: European Delivery 01-02-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By SeattleX1
Jim is a great guy at BMW Salem - he was just not...

Jim is a great guy at BMW Salem - he was just not able to match my best price due to allocation issues on the X1. Still, I'd work with him again in a heartbeat!

I ended up buying through Mark...
Forum: European Delivery 12-30-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By SeattleX1
Given that my car is an X1, which currently comes...

Given that my car is an X1, which currently comes out of allocation for ED, this makes a lot of sense. Good point.
Forum: European Delivery 12-29-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By SeattleX1
FWIW, I was able to plan an ED with about 5 weeks...

FWIW, I was able to plan an ED with about 5 weeks notice... so it is possible if they have the capacity to accommodate you. From order time to redelivery for me is going to be almost exactly three...
Forum: European Delivery 12-06-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,126
Posted By SeattleX1
I took delivery of an X1 via ED on November 19th,...

I took delivery of an X1 via ED on November 19th, and there was at least one other couple there doing it too on the same day. So I can verify that they are currently available via ED. (And a blast...
Forum: European Delivery 12-06-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,944
Posted By SeattleX1
As a data point, my X1 departed Bremerhaven on...

As a data point, my X1 departed Bremerhaven on the Glorious Leader on 11/30/2012, so I'd assume other cars in this same timeframe bound for the west coast would be onboard that vessel too.

The...
Forum: European Delivery 11-19-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By SeattleX1
24 Hour Compliance - X1 xDrive28i

Hi folks-

Well, I didn't post in advance, but I've certainly been a lurker and have benefited from everyone's advice - so I suppose I still am required to fulfill my 12 hour compliance obligations...
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