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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 07-12-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By poker838
here are the notes I had from when I was looking...

here are the notes I had from when I was looking at 19s from awhile back. I ended up with 20s.

M Double Spoke Type 369 Staggered
8.5X19 ET=38mm
- 245/45/19 (27.68in dia)
9.5X19 ET = 48 mm
-...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-28-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,012
Posted By poker838
North American models the inner tail lights will...

North American models the inner tail lights will light up when doing hard stops. They don't flash, just the brighter rear fog lamps illuminating
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-19-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,711
Posted By poker838
2012 model year X3 came with the N52. 2013 model...

2012 model year X3 came with the N52. 2013 model year came with the N20. Which one do you have?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-19-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,711
Posted By poker838
Timing chain starting to go on my brothers 2012...

Timing chain starting to go on my brothers 2012 328i with this engine, driven 110,000km and serviced at the usual BMW Canada intervals.

Quote to fix timing chain out of pocket is about 2K at an...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-16-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By poker838
IIHS also provides some information and does a...

IIHS also provides some information and does a comparison of LATCH setups where manufacturer permits "anchor borrowing" (specifically for the middle seat)

Didn't look at the X3 was checking out...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-16-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By poker838
Hope this helps: ...

Hope this helps:

https://carseatblog.com/31033/borrowing-latch-anchors/
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-16-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By poker838
What's wrong with using the vehicle seat belts? ...

What's wrong with using the vehicle seat belts?

The lower anchor points (LATCH) are at the bottom of the outboard seats, not on the center seat. if you put the infant base on the middle seat and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-05-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By poker838
I did Iron X first, then clay bar (standard...

I did Iron X first, then clay bar (standard Meguiar's claybar with detailing spray). Worked well on my white car. I skipped (overlooked) the claybar over a section of my car's rear bumper and it's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-05-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By poker838
Is it just me or does it look misaligned?

Is it just me or does it look misaligned?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-18-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By poker838
Left pocket vs Right pocket. Right pocket comes...

Left pocket vs Right pocket. Right pocket comes with interest charges.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-25-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,834
Posted By poker838
Whelp, it looks like Audi has same issues too: ...

Whelp, it looks like Audi has same issues too:

http://www.audizine.com/forum/showthread.php/712531-THE-Timing-Chain-Tensioner-Failure-Thread?highlight=timing+chain

Great, both of my cars have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-25-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By poker838
there is also a power distribution module update...

there is also a power distribution module update available that could help. Dealership threw them in for both my dad's N52 and my N20 without me asking. Supposedly the updated module has better...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-25-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,834
Posted By poker838
not on the 3.0 inline 6 that you have. Yours...

not on the 3.0 inline 6 that you have. Yours would be coil packs and spark plugs.. which are not too expensive.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-07-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By poker838
Yes, but I don't mind it.. it probably needs to...

Yes, but I don't mind it.. it probably needs to be hot enough to go through a layer of gloves, but not necessarily burn. What annoys me a bit is that it's spotty. It's not the same temp all around...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-06-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By poker838
Yeah, I got that. your earlier post implied you...

Yeah, I got that. your earlier post implied you were trying to get it to the 7th year.

Anyway, how'd it go?

BTW make sure you hit the scheduled maintenance prior to the free maintenance...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-06-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By poker838
if the car was already selling as a CPO til year...

if the car was already selling as a CPO til year 6.. do you really want to pay extra to get to year 7? In my mind I would expect most issues to shake out by then.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-06-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By poker838
bmwwidget site seems internal but when I got my...

bmwwidget site seems internal but when I got my quotes for Warranty they printed the same copy out and handed it to me. I think they're trying to pull a fast one on you. No salesman is that clueless...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-06-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By poker838
check this out: ...

check this out:

http://bmwwidget.ca/pdf/BMW_EW.SI_Price_Matrices(Oct2014).pdf

it's $5199 to extend to 7 years on something owned (because that's what I did when I bought out my lease - I ended...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-06-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By poker838
Cost to CPO right from a BMW dealership should be...

Cost to CPO right from a BMW dealership should be half of what they are charging you. The 5K applies if you buy a car THEN try to put on the BMW extended warranty after
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-06-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By poker838
Yes, quite a racket on cold starts. The early F30...

Yes, quite a racket on cold starts. The early F30 328i was even worse.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-28-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By poker838
been there, done that. Engine probably went...

been there, done that.

Engine probably went to sleep in Start Stop mode. When you left the car with your keys in your pocket did the car give a warning beep (2-3 beeps) when you shut the door? It...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-13-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By poker838
We have the 2011 X3 28i. We replaced the spark...

We have the 2011 X3 28i. We replaced the spark plugs and coil packs (all six). One was misfiring and when we pulled them out noticed the spark plugs were all burnt. Vehicle had roughly 60,000kms (or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By poker838
Auto Links in Scarborough

Auto Links in Scarborough
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-02-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,711
Posted By poker838
Jay - you have a 2012 with inline 6. Not the same...

Jay - you have a 2012 with inline 6. Not the same engine as 2013-2015 where this timing chain problem has been described
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-30-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By poker838
Parked Car Ventilation would be the closest...

Parked Car Ventilation would be the closest alternative. It runs for 20-30 minutes, but in the winter, the useful heat lasts only 5-10 minutes.
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