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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By suvguy
I travel to the Lake Tahoe region frequently in...

I travel to the Lake Tahoe region frequently in the winter, and spend several days there each time. Since 1984, I have owned 4WD/AWD vehicles (1Toyota, 2 Jeeps, 2 Subarus, 1Volvo), & currently my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By suvguy
4 Bridgestone Potenzas, RFT $1200 out the door,...

4 Bridgestone Potenzas, RFT $1200 out the door, free rotation every 5K, 20K miles so far, lots of tread remaining.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,453
Posted By suvguy
Have Bridgestone Potenza RFT's- $1200 out the...

Have Bridgestone Potenza RFT's- $1200 out the door & free front to back rotation every 5K. So far, little sign of wear @ 17,000 miles
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By suvguy
Maintenance cost by model is on the BMW website

Maintenance cost by model is on the BMW website
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By suvguy
I spend a lot of time in the Lake Tahoe area-...

I spend a lot of time in the Lake Tahoe area- about 250" inches of snow a year, my 2011 X3 came with All-season Pirellii RFT's. After 34k got Bridgestone Potenza All-season RFT's. (18" wheels) Car...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By suvguy
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By suvguy
Greed.

Greed.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-25-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,364
Posted By suvguy
I do have 18' wheels

I do have 18' wheels
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-24-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,364
Posted By suvguy
I agree- the original Pirelli's lasted 34k miles,...

I agree- the original Pirelli's lasted 34k miles, the Potenzas have13k on them w no virtually no hint of wear.
The tire shop where I bought them, very reputable, recommends front to back same side...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-19-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By suvguy
Replaced my tires at a very reputable tire...

Replaced my tires at a very reputable tire company, and they rotate front to back for free every 5K miles. Seem to be getting more even wear this way.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-19-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By suvguy
Be careful- when I took my 2011 3.5 X3 in for...

Be careful- when I took my 2011 3.5 X3 in for maintenance, I asked about tire rotation. Told BMW doesn't do that, but "advisor" said (without checking the car) that I should have an alignment. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,287
Posted By suvguy
Not so sure. The BMW configurator shows lots of...

Not so sure. The BMW configurator shows lots of colors for the 2015 2.8x, but doesn't even list the Msport as an available package.
Edmunds .com does, but as soon as Msport is clicked on as an...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By suvguy
Have a 2011 X3 3.5. Headlights on 80% of time in...

Have a 2011 X3 3.5. Headlights on 80% of time in bright sun.
After 2+ years & several brushoffs, Dealer re-adjusted the sensor to be more "sensitive" and installed a software update, evident when...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,287
Posted By suvguy
Is Msport available in any color but white?

Is Msport available in any color but white?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-03-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By suvguy
I drive in an area with heavy snow in the winter,...

I drive in an area with heavy snow in the winter, & often have unplowed roads & a tall snow berm in my driveway left by the town plow in my driveway. I need a lot of ground clearance. My current X3...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-25-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By suvguy
Beware- I had this issue with a Subaru lemon a...

Beware- I had this issue with a Subaru lemon a few years ago, and it was replaced, but I was stuck with CA sales tax on the lemon, AND the replacement.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By suvguy
I have Bridgestone Potenza rft M+S and they are...

I have Bridgestone Potenza rft M+S and they are just fine in the snow
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-24-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,090
Posted By suvguy
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-22-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By suvguy
Didn't rotate and regretted it. Fronts wore out...

Didn't rotate and regretted it. Fronts wore out faster than rears. The tire guys I absolutely trust told me that's because the fronts turn and have more friction with the pavement. They offer free...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,500
Posted By suvguy
Replaced the factory Pirelli's on my 2011 3.5 w/...

Replaced the factory Pirelli's on my 2011 3.5 w/ 18' wheels @ 35,000 miles (would have gotten more miles if I'd rotated them). Got a set of Bridgestone Potenza run flats for $1200 & expect (hope...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-24-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,662
Posted By suvguy
They are Potenzas.

They are Potenzas.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-23-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,662
Posted By suvguy
Just got them a week ago- Oakland CA. Price about...

Just got them a week ago- Oakland CA. Price about the same in Truckee near Lake Tahoe- free front to back rotations every 5K included. The original Pirellis had 34k on them with more to go, but am...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-21-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,662
Posted By suvguy
Just replaced the original Pirellis with...

Just replaced the original Pirellis with Bridgestone 245/50 18R 100w RFT's on my 2011 i35- $1184 out the door and they seem just as good as the Pirellis
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,482
Posted By suvguy
Had 2 nails. 1st one, the dealer said bring it...

Had 2 nails. 1st one, the dealer said bring it in, we can patch it. When I brought it in, was told run flat cannot be patched before anyone even looked at it! 4,000 miles, $400.

At 15k, another...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-05-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By suvguy
So how do you order one?

So how do you order one?
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