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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Today, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,784
Posted By jdmass
I have not experienced what you describe with my...

I have not experienced what you describe with my 2015 28d. At the normal cruising speeds that you mention it really doesn't feel much different from my former X3 (2012 35i). I'll try to do a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Today, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By jdmass
For me, I've found that you should avoid moving...

For me, I've found that you should avoid moving your foot side-to-side. Just an easy forward and back motion in the center of the rear door works fine. Also don't get overanxious and start to kick...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-16-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By jdmass
I previously had an X3 35i so I had lots of...

I previously had an X3 35i so I had lots of concerns about whether I would be happy with the 4-banger diesel. I would say that I was pleasantly surprised. The substantial low end torque (almost as...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By jdmass
I have it in my car (came with it - probably...

I have it in my car (came with it - probably would not have ordered it). It gives you the base plate in the center console to which you could add a snap-in adapter along with the connection to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,622
Posted By jdmass
One comment on giving up power with the diesel. ...

One comment on giving up power with the diesel. I came from a 2012 X3 35i and loved the that engine and liked having lots of reserve power in general (I had a E90 335i and a E39 540i before it). So...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-29-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,622
Posted By jdmass
The standalone NAV includes everything in the...

The standalone NAV includes everything in the tech package except HUD.
Tech Package:
•Remote Services
•Navigation system
•Head-up Display
•Advanced Real-Time...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By jdmass
I've tried to make it appear by driving toward a...

I've tried to make it appear by driving toward a parked car, etc., but no indication ever appears. I guess it's time to have the dealer check it out.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By jdmass
I thought about running over something, but...

I thought about running over something, but didn't want to damage the car ;)

I like the ACC Stop+Go very much. It works like the regular cruise control, but has two additional button to increase...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-04-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By jdmass
Front Collision/Pedestrian Warning - How to test it?

I have a 2015 X3 which has Driver Assistance Plus that includes Lane Change and Blind Spot Warnings, along with Front Collision and Pedestrian Warnings. All of these functions are enabled and I can...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,729
Posted By jdmass
Regarding #2 - Sending maps to the car is...

Regarding #2 - Sending maps to the car is included with the BMW Remote Services that come with the Navigation option. It does need to be activated, but usually the dealer takes care of the paperwork.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 09-22-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By jdmass
FS: BMW Media Snap-in Adapter for iPhone 4/4s Part# 84 21 2 218 390

I'm selling a BMW Snap-in Adapter 84 21 2 218 390. It's design specifically for the iPhone 4 and 4s.

It is designed to work with options Baseplate Retrofit Smartphone integration (SA6NF) or BMW...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 01-28-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,386
Posted By jdmass
This posting was from 2009! Item was sold 5 yrs...

This posting was from 2009! Item was sold 5 yrs ago.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-25-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,173
Posted By jdmass
This is about the best description I have read. I...

This is about the best description I have read. I completely agree that the photos online are not accurate (including those that I've posted in the pictures subforum). In my opinion, it really is a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-01-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,758
Posted By jdmass
Agreed. This update has been available since the...

Agreed. This update has been available since the beginning of January -- not exactly breaking news.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-01-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,758
Posted By jdmass
The software update can only be done from the...

The software update can only be done from the center console USB port, I believe.
If the file is not being recognized, try verifying the format of the USB drive. I don't believe that BMW supports...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-30-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,884
Posted By jdmass
Actually, my owners manual says 19.6 inches (50...

Actually, my owners manual says 19.6 inches (50 cm).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-31-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,508
Posted By jdmass
I don't believe that it would be possible for any...

I don't believe that it would be possible for any case to work with the cradle I don't use a case for my iPhone so it's not a problem for me. But I imagine it would be pretty much of a pain for...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-24-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,363
Posted By jdmass
Okay, this grammar feud has been marginally...

Okay, this grammar feud has been marginally entertaining:), but I'm hoping that maybe we can steer the thread back to the original topic since I'm picking up my X3 35i next Friday. How much ARE...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,668
Posted By jdmass
Just a couple of thoughts: 1. Are there any...

Just a couple of thoughts:

1. Are there any software/firmware updates for your phone? The 2012 X3 may require a newer version.
2. Clear out all existing BT pairings on both the phone and the car...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,513
Posted By jdmass
Ordered on 11/29. Car was built and is now...

Ordered on 11/29. Car was built and is now showing "At Your Dealer" status in Track My BMW (I spoke to my dealer and he said it's not actually there yet, but should be on Mon. or Tue.).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,797
Posted By jdmass
Agreed. I'm going to be picking up my new X3 35i...

Agreed. I'm going to be picking up my new X3 35i (including SAP) in 2 weeks and I notice in the specs that the brake rotors are slight larger than the 28i. Given that its normal wheels will be 19...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-16-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By jdmass
Here the deal that I was able to get:...

Here the deal that I was able to get: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6486982&postcount=2
I would say that with the rebates, you should be able to knock another $500 off of the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,990
Posted By jdmass
The built-in NAV is not as full-featured as some...

The built-in NAV is not as full-featured as some standalones, but it is perfectly usable and, I think, very convenient. The ability to send a location to use Google Maps at home/office to send...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-09-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,720
Posted By jdmass
While I totally agree that the BMW NAV is lacking...

While I totally agree that the BMW NAV is lacking in some capabilities found in standalone NAVs, it has one particularly outstanding feature: you can send it an address from Google Maps and have it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-07-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,202
Posted By jdmass
Yes, you can get below invoice with the...

Yes, you can get below invoice with the incentives. I ordered an X3 35i configured as follows:

Base MSRP $42,400
Deep Sea Blue Metallic $550
Leather Nevada Mojave $0
Fineline Sienna wood...
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