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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-23-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 25,547
Posted By cotandem
We just picked up our 2012 28i two weeks ago,...

We just picked up our 2012 28i two weeks ago, trading in our 2007 X3. In my opinion, the difference between the two cars is huge. The 2007 had an ongoing jerky/inconsistent acceleration from a stop...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-23-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,865
Posted By cotandem
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-13-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By cotandem
Order Time

Our experience was exactly 6 weeks from order to delivery. For us the website was very accurate. Having had the car for 3 days, I am so pleased with it, and what a huge step up from our base 2007...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-10-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By cotandem
Streaming Music From Phone

Hi all! Picked our new X3 today. Very pleased with vehicle, and the 280 mile drive getting home:). Question please, during setup I tried to get my phone to stream music, but was told that without...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-09-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,273
Posted By cotandem
Production Video

I also thought the video was pretty cool. Sent it to my family under the heading "video of the birth of our child" as the news we were getting a new car. We pick it up tomorrow***128516;
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-28-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By cotandem
Transport Timeframe

Our X3 finished production this past week and as of Thursday the automated system indicated the car had been released to a carrier and was awaiting transport. Can anyone shed light on what we can...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-26-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,745
Posted By cotandem
Colorado Delivery

G-Loc, we are also jealous. Ordered News Year eve and it just finished production and is awaiting transport. Question for you, what was your time frame once the production tracking said your X3 was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-04-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,436
Posted By cotandem
Motor Trend Magazine Long-Term Update XDrive28i

The February edition of Motor Trend magazine, page 106 has the following to say about the 2011 BMW X3 28i ..."I've noted odd low-speed behavior in our X3 xDrive28i. While accelerating gently from...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-01-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 832
Posted By cotandem
Another New Order

I want to thank everyone who has provided questions and answers over the last year to this forum. I have been lurking literally from the beginning.

Finally wore down my wife and convinced her...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 758
Posted By cotandem
Headlight Upgrade

We have a 2007 X3 with standard headlights, ie not Xenon/HID (wish now we would have gotten them...). It seems the low beams are really poor for illumination at night. Looking to change to an...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By cotandem
Bikes Fitting in Rear

We are able to put our tandem (sans wheels) in our X3 with the back seats down and the bar removed. I am able to fit my single (52") in easily without removing the bar, only the front tire on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,736
Posted By cotandem
We bought our 2007 auto tranny equipped X3 last...

We bought our 2007 auto tranny equipped X3 last August. After getting the transmission software "fix", it still is somewhat rough when cold, but otherwise fine. We would get Xeon lights if we had...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By cotandem
Not sure about the ride quality, but the wheels...

Not sure about the ride quality, but the wheels sure look great with your red X3!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,764
Posted By cotandem
Another alternative

Although we are very pleased with our 2007 X3 (automatic), we would compare/test drive it with the new Infiniti EX35 that is just coming out if we were buying now. Also we might look at a low...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By cotandem
Another Software Update Story

Based on all the software update info from this site, we took our 3 month old (new?) X3 in for service two weeks ago. I had documented all the issues, too long to start, rough idle between 1st and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,877
Posted By cotandem
Sharp looking X3! The wheels accent it nicely.

Sharp looking X3! The wheels accent it nicely.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By cotandem
Pictures please of your X3 sans running boards...

Curious what is involved and how it looks without running boards. Seems the only purpose for them is to provide a big step over, get pant legs dirty and to look filty at the hint of moisture. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By cotandem
Update On Tranny Issues/Making an Appt

Thank you to everyone who has provided info and updates on the auto tranny issues for the 2007. I called to make an appt today and the service mgr seemed reluctant. Usual questions of have I given...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By cotandem
We traded in our 2004 325i (12,00 miles) in...

We traded in our 2004 325i (12,00 miles) in September for a 07 X3. We have not experienced the transmission issues voiced by others. Perhaps we won't, perhaps it is too early to know? Our overall...
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