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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-30-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By Mandeville
Current BMW X3 Dash Painting.

Dear Members:

I like the current X3 interior which is certainly much nicer than many others but not the black color dash.

Aftermarket covers look tacky to me and painting in place with masking...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-19-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Mandeville
P.S.: I find Bimmerfest very helpful but...

P.S.:

I find Bimmerfest very helpful but also very confusing to use.

Mandeville
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-19-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Mandeville
I thought that was where I posted my message. ...

I thought that was where I posted my message.

Must try again.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-19-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Mandeville
Painting New X3 Dashboard

Dear Members:

I like the interior of the X3 except the black color dashboard with the light brown wood trim and beige ribbon cloth seats I shall order.

My M-B C 320 has a lovely milk chocolate...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,749
Posted By Mandeville
X3 2012 Runflats

BMW has warned that the X3 suspension is specifically designed for runflats and replacing them with conventional tires will result in a poorer suspension perfornance and comfort.

Should this...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 11-14-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,287
Posted By Mandeville
Limburg is the southern most province of...

Limburg is the southern most province of Netherlands. At the center is the narrowest part of Netherlands, only about 5. km wide. The southern most large city and airport is Maastricht.

I spent a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-28-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,926
Posted By Mandeville
Fog Lights

Thanks Mark 86

I can't believe fog lights will not be available as std., or surely optional.

Mandeville.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-19-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,926
Posted By Mandeville
Yes, that looks like it, but I expect not clear...

Yes, that looks like it, but I expect not clear coat in '84 to '86.

I found 5 BMW beige colors: Nevada Beige 001; Tampico Beige 005; Sahara Beige 006; Sierra Beige 012; & Savanna Beige 187. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-19-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,926
Posted By Mandeville
Dear Poker838: Please sit down before...

Dear Poker838:

Please sit down before continuing:

BMW in Germany estimated the cost to paint in South Carolina: BMW Savanna Beige 187 discontinued in 1984, at 10,000. to ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-18-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,926
Posted By Mandeville
Dear Bimmerfest Members: I am expecting a...

Dear Bimmerfest Members:

I am expecting a pro-forma invoice from Germany for an special order X3 in a discontinued BMW color for European delivery.

But I don't know yet what year will be...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-17-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,137
Posted By Mandeville
Reply to Uncle

Dear Uncle:

Thanks for your follow up.

I am spending a lot of time on this design, but cannot finalize it till I have the X3 some months from now. I expect to order my X3 to me in Europe in a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-16-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,137
Posted By Mandeville
Dear Uncle: Thank you for your thoughts. ...

Dear Uncle:

Thank you for your thoughts.

But removing the rear seat completely, when there is no expectation of a third passenger, provides much more stowage space under the new platform...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-15-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,137
Posted By Mandeville
Reply update to Poker838

Dear Poker838:

Thank you very much. I can't tell if the hinge piviots can be removed without taking the seat apart, but I doubt it as this would take too long for factory assembly.

I will wait...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-14-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,137
Posted By Mandeville
Dear x3brian: Not the seat bottom. The sear...

Dear x3brian:

Not the seat bottom. The sear backs I want to remove. How are the hinges removed or taken apart ?

Regards, Mandeville
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-14-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,137
Posted By Mandeville
Remove Rear Seat Back

Dear Bimmerfest Members:

Please tell me how to remove rear seat back on the X3 2013.

I have not yet bought the car so I don't know if it's obvious when inspecting the rear seat back ?

Do the...
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