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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) Today, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By bjbolduc
The maps on the x1 can be updated but you will...

The maps on the x1 can be updated but you will need to pay for unlock code per update. On newer bmws you can get a lifetime unlock code. Search the forum for x1 map update.
I would characterize the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By bjbolduc
In addition make sure that what you are buying...

In addition make sure that what you are buying has your desired features. For example the base halogen lights are poor. Only get the hid lights.

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By bjbolduc
I have about 60 k miles on the 328 xed and will...

I have about 60 k miles on the 328 xed and will be turning it in at end of lease.
Overall a good car. I had a def issue about 2 years ago but otherwise very reliable.
Good gas mileage it you do a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,392
Posted By bjbolduc
Well said Motor trend didn't include the 3 in...

Well said
Motor trend didn't include the 3 in their recent comparison test of competing brands

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,533
Posted By bjbolduc
How long will you keep your car? Is there a...

How long will you keep your car? Is there a quality independent shop near you that you trust? Dealer service is expensive even for routine service. If your intent is to keep for 100k miles, then an...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-23-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,161
Posted By bjbolduc
As poor lighting impacts driving safety, I can't...

As poor lighting impacts driving safety, I can't understand how the ultimate driving machine uses 80's technology as standard equipment.

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-22-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By bjbolduc
+1 on driveguards. My wife upgraded to those and...

+1 on driveguards. My wife upgraded to those and is happy.

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-19-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 39,602
Posted By bjbolduc
My 2 cents (and hope it's worth that much) is if...

My 2 cents (and hope it's worth that much) is if BMW doesn't adequately address an issue identified during the warranty, repairs after the warranty is up should still be covered by the dealer. Their...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By bjbolduc
That's too subtle for a German check engine...

That's too subtle for a German check engine light. Are you close to a scheduled oil change or other service?

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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 12-20-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By bjbolduc
For my wife's car, it came and went twice during...

For my wife's car, it came and went twice during the same snow, so I would strongly suggest you get it checked out. Hasn't reared it's ugly head again, so far
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 12-19-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By bjbolduc
In Russia, software hacks you.

In Russia, software hacks you.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 12-19-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By bjbolduc
Chassis malfunction

My wife got a chassis malfunction code last Sunday in the first snow in our area.
She has a 2013 x1 xdrive
The traction and stability control make a big difference in driving in the snow, btw....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By bjbolduc
You can easily verify the odometer accuracy on a...

You can easily verify the odometer accuracy on a highway with posted miles. My car was accurate for the odometer reading for long distAnces. It better be as it's leased
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 11-02-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,342
Posted By bjbolduc
The check engine light will clear after a few...

The check engine light will clear after a few startups if there is no new engine code.
Go to the dealer or an autopart store and get the code read (all autoparts stores will do this gratis) before...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 11-02-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,342
Posted By bjbolduc
My wife had an issue with the turbo activator on...

My wife had an issue with the turbo activator on her x. It threw a code on acceleration and was repaired under warranty
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-01-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By bjbolduc
I am not 100% sure of Xenon, but the stock light...

I am not 100% sure of Xenon, but the stock light aim AND output are pretty poor. I got the lights realigned at a service session and subsequently replaced stock lights with upgraded bulbs which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By bjbolduc
If possible get the hid lights too. Stock halogen...

If possible get the hid lights too. Stock halogen on the BMW are pretty poor.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By bjbolduc
Thank you for serving. Generally the end of the...

Thank you for serving. Generally the end of the month is the best time to cut a deal. The smarter financial deal is a low mileage Cpo.
On purchasing vs leasing, when you are leasing, you are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-24-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,161
Posted By bjbolduc
The name branded bulbs are Philips X-treme Vision...

The name branded bulbs are Philips X-treme Vision H7. You can get the Philips cheaper. I would also recommend reaiming the headlights.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-24-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,161
Posted By bjbolduc
I looked at the you tube video on how to install...

I looked at the you tube video on how to install the light bulbs and made the decision to pay Pep Boys to do the installation. I am fairly handy but felt that effort was really worth outsourcing
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-23-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,161
Posted By bjbolduc
FWIW, I just upgraded the stock bulbs in my 328XD...

FWIW, I just upgraded the stock bulbs in my 328XD to Philips H7 X-tremeVision Upgrade. I don't have a scientific way of proving there is much better lighting performance, but the field of vision is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-09-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 56,189
Posted By bjbolduc
Well, Mark Wahlberg just did a movie on the...

Well, Mark Wahlberg just did a movie on the Deepwater Horizon, so anything is possible.:dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,023
Posted By bjbolduc
On the noise side, I really can't tell much...

On the noise side, I really can't tell much difference between a 328xd and my wife's x1. Note that the BMW direct injection engines do have a bit more motor noise. On the road you really don't hear...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,023
Posted By bjbolduc
Or move to new jersey where politicians think we...

Or move to new jersey where politicians think we are too dumb to pump our own fuel .
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-29-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 33,376
Posted By bjbolduc
At least in southern california a major refinery...

At least in southern california a major refinery has gone back into service which will close gap between gasoline and diesel
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