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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-23-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By Fighterpilot
Update: Dealer and insurance company contacted...

Update: Dealer and insurance company contacted me to say another $8200 in damage has been found. No frame rail damage however.

Total now just over $20K. Surprised they're not totaling at this...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-14-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By Fighterpilot
Five actually. Wife had 3 in BMWs and I've been...

Five actually. Wife had 3 in BMWs and I've been hit twice in my truck. None my fault.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-12-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By Fighterpilot
If they would have totaled out this one, it would...

If they would have totaled out this one, it would have been my last BMW. With this track record they're too expensive and the insurance is way to high on them for where I live. I was never happy w/...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-12-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By Fighterpilot
I'm guessing you're probably not far off. In my...

I'm guessing you're probably not far off. In my dealings w/ them in the past, the insurance company never seems to get it 100% correct.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By Fighterpilot
Total was $11817 from the local BMW dealer here. ...

Total was $11817 from the local BMW dealer here. No airbag deploy but some undercarriage and steering damage. Car has 28.5K miles. She's fine. Was a long intersection to cross. She looked both...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-09-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By Fighterpilot
Lets play everyone's favorite game show - What's The Estimate!!

Seems like clockwork every 2 years a BMW I own ends up in a collision. You can see the track record in my signature line.

Anyway, the estimate of the damage for the pics attached has arrived.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By Fighterpilot
In Missouri, you cannot roll the sales taxes into...

In Missouri, you cannot roll the sales taxes into a loan. The thieves must be paid when you get your plates.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By Fighterpilot
Based on my past three purchases, expect about 7%...

Based on my past three purchases, expect about 7% off the MSRP as the best you could do. Dealer might throw in some freebies like mats if you're lucky. I don't even deal anymore as its shown it's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Fighterpilot
Obviously too dependent upon the backup camera. ...

Obviously too dependent upon the backup camera. Just look around lady!!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Fighterpilot
MSRP minus 7.5% is about the best I've ever done...

MSRP minus 7.5% is about the best I've ever done when paying cash or taking a small financing loan to pick up an incentive.

Three cars now and they all run about that. I've stopped checking all...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Fighterpilot
BMW branded. Dealer threw them in for free. ...

BMW branded. Dealer threw them in for free. Hard to pass that up

I like them
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By Fighterpilot
But...road hazard warranty will only pro-rate the...

But...road hazard warranty will only pro-rate the tire based on the usage. Tire/Wheel insurance won't pro-rate it, it will simply replace. We've had them on our other cars to the point they were...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-14-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By Fighterpilot
I was offered 5 years no deductible and we took...

I was offered 5 years no deductible and we took it based upon our historical track record of flats on all of our vehicles and the inability or desire for some places to plug an RFT. It was $1150. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-26-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Fighterpilot
Sport w/ manual shift for me Comfort w/ auto...

Sport w/ manual shift for me

Comfort w/ auto shift for her
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Fighterpilot
Door placard says 35 in rears, 32 in fronts. I...

Door placard says 35 in rears, 32 in fronts. I always go by what the door placard says, not the tire. They will give loaded and unloaded pressures.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,364
Posted By Fighterpilot
Extreme contact DWS. When our X3 is ready for...

Extreme contact DWS. When our X3 is ready for new, that's what I'll get. Had them on our 535 and loved them.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By Fighterpilot
Like the manual is any help.

see attached, for almost zero information to your question.

My guess is its used to increase temperature on a temporary basis for the front or rear of the car using the directional vanes. Just a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,921
Posted By Fighterpilot
IMO, a gimmick. Have seen no increase in mileage....

IMO, a gimmick. Have seen no increase in mileage. In fact, for a four banger, high teens and low 20's average MPG city/highway is terrible.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,772
Posted By Fighterpilot
We have a long term relationship w/ this...

We have a long term relationship w/ this dealership.

And apparently, a string of bad luck when it comes to finding nails.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,772
Posted By Fighterpilot
I've had 2 RFTs replaced in the last 6-8 months...

I've had 2 RFTs replaced in the last 6-8 months using the BMW offered 5 year policy and they never ask questions at the service center. I don't even pay a deductible. They just replace the tires...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,587
Posted By Fighterpilot
2013: 20.4 mpg 2014 to date: 21.5 mpg ...

2013: 20.4 mpg
2014 to date: 21.5 mpg

Most of this is in town. Maybe...23, 24 on the highway. Maybe. In the winter crapoline season it gets about 17-18 around town. Yea. crapoline is really...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-04-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Fighterpilot
We have a 5 year policy on our X3. Cost was...

We have a 5 year policy on our X3. Cost was about $1200 if I remember right, bought at the time of vehicle purchase.

Last December we got a rear run flat tire for free after a screw got wedged...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,587
Posted By Fighterpilot
In 2013 my average was 19.6 MPG. Mostly in town...

In 2013 my average was 19.6 MPG. Mostly in town but some highway miles.

Shty for a 4 cylinder IMO
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By Fighterpilot
Take the trade assist route. I sent you...

Take the trade assist route.

I sent you private message regarding.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-24-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,468
Posted By Fighterpilot
Same here in MO. Now that we are off...

Same here in MO. Now that we are off reformulated gas until October, our mileage should pick up to the high teens around town. During the winter months its in 17-18 range around town and low 20's...
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