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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-23-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,065
Posted By 96_Impreza
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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By 96_Impreza
I wonder if the Jag F-Pace will have an analog...

I wonder if the Jag F-Pace will have an analog dipstick, the kind one withdraws from the crankcase tube, wipes with a fine piece of linen, reinserts in the crankcase tube, withdraws, peruses and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-17-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,035
Posted By 96_Impreza
Was the "...2013 X3 28i..." on the VANOS...

Was the "...2013 X3 28i..." on the VANOS recall?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-28-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By 96_Impreza
When will the F-Pace Tatas come out in full...

When will the F-Pace Tatas come out in full production and fill dealer showrooms?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,147
Posted By 96_Impreza
Has Mazda retired "GLC?"

Has Mazda retired "GLC?"
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-09-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By 96_Impreza
Is it conceivable that BMW design used Randy...

Is it conceivable that BMW design used Randy Newman seating design criteria?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By 96_Impreza
OEM 245/50-18 Pirelli Cinturato wore out in 23K...

OEM 245/50-18 Pirelli Cinturato wore out in 23K miles. Replacement Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS RFT are now at 40K miles and will probably make 46K. No difference in handling or noise.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-07-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,652
Posted By 96_Impreza
My wife has a 2011 X3 35i bought new and now at...

My wife has a 2011 X3 35i bought new and now at 63K miles. She's a motorhead and enjoys the ZOOM ZOOM of the 35i. If your wife isn't a motorhead check out the X1 and load it up with all the options....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By 96_Impreza
HF's procedure above just worked perfectly on our...

HF's procedure above just worked perfectly on our 2011 X3 35i. I read directions as wife pushed & pulled buttons. Thank you, HF!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-02-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By 96_Impreza
Yikes! I didn't know that - and it's old news -...

Yikes! I didn't know that - and it's old news - and my head just exploded.

http://jalopnik.com/bmw-plans-at-least-5-front-wheel-drive-models-1522164557
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-01-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By 96_Impreza
I think the X1 is a "crossover" begat from the...

I think the X1 is a "crossover" begat from the 3-series sedan chassis platform while the X3 is an SUV/SAV from birth.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-31-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By 96_Impreza
Take it to the dealer. Hope it...

Take it to the dealer. Hope it backfires/kicksback for the tech. Does the CHECK-ENGINE-LIGHT come on? The onboard computer should have malfunction codes stored.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-31-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By 96_Impreza
By "kickback" are you talking about what I call...

By "kickback" are you talking about what I call backfire, combustion of fuel (BOOM! BANG!) in the exhaust system? If so, that's very bad for catalytic convertor innards.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-23-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By 96_Impreza
We got the same message westbound to Albuquerque...

We got the same message westbound to Albuquerque on I-40 somewhere around Oklahoma City. Stopped for gas in Amarillo and the message went away a short time down the road. Had a 60K mile service...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-06-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,694
Posted By 96_Impreza
It seems to me that in time the problem would...

It seems to me that in time the problem would take care of itself by natural selecton, survival of the fittest motor vehicle operators and their progeny.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-14-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By 96_Impreza
We had a new 328i for a week during X3 warranty...

We had a new 328i for a week during X3 warranty work. A few times while my wife was cruising the boulevards in the 328i I closed my eyes and realized I felt nothing different from being in my '96...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-31-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,352
Posted By 96_Impreza
OEM 245/50-R18 Pirelli Cinturatos lasted 23K...

OEM 245/50-R18 Pirelli Cinturatos lasted 23K miles and were replaced with Bridgestone Potenza RE960 AS Pole Position Run Flats which will probably make 40K miles shortly.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,352
Posted By 96_Impreza
"The Ultimate Self-Driving Machine?"

"The Ultimate Self-Driving Machine?"
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,361
Posted By 96_Impreza
"The Ultimate Self-Driving Machine?"

"The Ultimate Self-Driving Machine?"
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By 96_Impreza
BMW OEM 5W-30 full-synth motor oil is dark brown...

BMW OEM 5W-30 full-synth motor oil is dark brown almost black out of the bottle. What's the color of BMW OEM trans fluid out of the bottle?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By 96_Impreza
".....6) This car has Nevada leather in Oyster....

".....6) This car has Nevada leather in Oyster. I've hear pros and cons about Oyster in terms of care and cleaning. Do any of you have Oyster and regret it?...."

Our 2011 X3 35i, bought new,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-11-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By 96_Impreza
Don't "top off" if I-Drive oil level gauge is at...

Don't "top off" if I-Drive oil level gauge is at MAX. Too much oil can cause problems.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-10-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By 96_Impreza
What does your I-Drive oil level gauge indicate? ...

What does your I-Drive oil level gauge indicate?
I've found that at half-way between MIN and MAX adding 16 fluid ounces will bring it up to MAX.
2011 X3 35i now at 51K miles.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By 96_Impreza
Dealer discovered a leak at the oil filter...

Dealer discovered a leak at the oil filter housing on our 2011 X3 during a scheduled maintenance visit. Repaired under warranty, although it took a week to ship the parts during east coast snow storm...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,928
Posted By 96_Impreza
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http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=815742&highlight=

Post #7:

"And here's an oddity. Over the past year, at four different times, all the rear lamps have failed except for the...
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