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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-03-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By vzx
Bimmer-tech backup cam installation help - peoria IL

We bought a 2011 CPO E90 2 months ago and are very happy with it. The iDrive is good but my wife needed a backup can to supplement the parking sensors. We bought the OEM camera kit from bimmer-tech...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 06-18-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 121,223
Posted By vzx
Looking for a 2015 update for E90 (CIC) and F25...

Looking for a 2015 update for E90 (CIC) and F25 (NBT). Thanks.
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 06-17-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By vzx
I'm looking to have backup cam installed on my...

I'm looking to have backup cam installed on my wife's E90. I want the OEM Rear View Camera Kit. I'm not a DIY person and would rather have someone else perform the install for me. Looking to see if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By vzx
Yeah. I saw that and was inclined to buy their...

Yeah. I saw that and was inclined to buy their kit. What I need to know is how much it would cost (labor) to have it installed?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By vzx
Question Cost for Professional Backup Camera Installation

I'm upgrading my 14 yr old toyota to a 2011 328xi. Previous owner did not really drive it much and has only 28K miles. It has nav, xenon lights, cold weather, parking sensors and premium package....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-20-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By vzx
I know the split screen is turned on. This is...

I know the split screen is turned on. This is what it used to look like before.

510089

Don't like the new GUI
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By vzx
Brake life and new software with GUI change

I went in for my annual oil change today and my service advisor noted that my rear brake pads needed changed very soon (in 3k more miles). He thought it was too early for rear brakes ( I have about...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By vzx
Do you have the M-sport package? I read somewhere...

Do you have the M-sport package? I read somewhere that hands free trunk is not an option with the M-sport package.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By vzx
Saw them at the dealership today as well. Looked...

Saw them at the dealership today as well. Looked pretty cool.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By vzx
X3 interior LED lighting kit

The X3 comes with really dim interior yellow lights. I saw an LED lighting kit available on BMWs website and my dealership for $130 (14 bulbs total). Wanted to know if anyone has any experience with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-18-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By vzx
I was quoted 1.6k for the 2 year ext maintenance...

I was quoted 1.6k for the 2 year ext maintenance plan.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By vzx
I read good reviews about this one on Amazon. Is...

I read good reviews about this one on Amazon. Is it good?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-07-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By vzx
Battery charger

Need recommendations on a good battery charger. My car is going to be in a garage for 2 weeks. CTEK is a name that pops up in the forums a lot. Should I be looking at specific models?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-01-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,721
Posted By vzx
507080my daily commute on the highway. Use Eco...

507080my daily commute on the highway. Use Eco pro on the highway most of the time except when passing (sport +)

So far 26.8 mpg avg with 28k miles.

I've got the 35i engine.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By vzx
Yeah. I know. Maybe it's my driving style or...

Yeah. I know. Maybe it's my driving style or perhaps the roads and traffic are much better here in Indianapolis. I'm still on my OEM good year LS2's with 4.5 mm of tire tread remaining.

I'm...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By vzx
504096 I have a 14 x3 m-sport 35i. My...

504096

I have a 14 x3 m-sport 35i. My highway mileage with feather touch to the pedal is around 31-32. City b/w 21-24.

Avg so far with 27k miles is 26.8

While this does not answer your...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By vzx
I drive approx 13-14k a year currently due to my...

I drive approx 13-14k a year currently due to my commute (50 miles round trip). I guess when I move later this summer my commute will only be 20 miles. I would probably out 10k miles a year.

So I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-15-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By vzx
Yeah. Sorry my bad. 10 years (6+4) with 3rd party...

Yeah. Sorry my bad. 10 years (6+4) with 3rd party compared to 6 years (2+4) with BMW.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-15-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By vzx
Ext warranty and DHP Maintenance Questions

I've asked around and read a lost of posts about purchasing extended maintenance + warranty.

Came out with this conclusion:
Ext warranty - purchase for peace of mind.
Ext maintenance - not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-06-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By vzx
I have that problem with my Goodyear LS2's.

I have that problem with my Goodyear LS2's.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-06-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,721
Posted By vzx
I've got a 2014 35i bought in 2013. I do a...

I've got a 2014 35i bought in 2013. I do a combination of Mostly highway driving (70%) with some stop and go city. I get 22 in the city and 29-31 on highway. Combined mileage so far is 26.7 with 26k...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By vzx
I don't want to hijack the tread on a different...

I don't want to hijack the tread on a different topic :)

The dealership does pay for my annual oil change (anniversary oil change) every year in Apr for free (for the first 4 years or 50K miles)...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By vzx
Tire Change with DHP

I should have done some searching. Found this thread which mentions resetting the variable steering center with tire change in DHP equipped X3

X3 wheel alignment...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By vzx
Same question. I had just created another thread...

Same question. I had just created another thread about this. I too have DHP with sport and would like to change to non RFTs. Dealership charges a lot for tires and does not offer non RFTs. Would like...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By vzx
For my Production year BMW has a recommended oil...

For my Production year BMW has a recommended oil change of every 15k miles which is too much IMHO. They changed the interval to 10k in newer models (2 months after my car was manufactured) but refuse...
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