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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Today, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By jgroarke
Second that - change the car :-) Unless you're...

Second that - change the car :-) Unless you're an absolute expert (or know one) and can afford the downtime it will inevitably bring ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,907
Posted By jgroarke
I got it December 2014, so probably built in...

I got it December 2014, so probably built in May/June. That may explain.

So, i'm confident you have the auto braking collision avoidance thingy. You'll know when it happens, first tone, them...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,907
Posted By jgroarke
A picture paints a thousand words - nice job :-) ...

A picture paints a thousand words - nice job :-)

Yes - that looks like the ticket - but i'm perplexed. Surely you don't have an X3 right? That looks nothing like mine :-/ Perhaps that's what...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,907
Posted By jgroarke
IMHO - you should have the auto braking function....

IMHO - you should have the auto braking function. If you check out the menu system in iDrive you should have option "collision warning" in main screen of iDrive I think, under there you can select...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,907
Posted By jgroarke
ahhh right - the actual package I believe is...

ahhh right - the actual package I believe is called "driving assistant", the one that avoids crashes and pedestrians.

I was talking about my specific, since I have the ACC and the driving...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,907
Posted By jgroarke
Did you not actually read the thread(clearly not...

Did you not actually read the thread(clearly not :-/)? Three posts up?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-03-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 18,402
Posted By jgroarke
That's the thing that I miss the most (heated...

That's the thing that I miss the most (heated wheel), it was not compatible with the lane departure warning vibrating wheel thingy :-/

I used to use the bloody thing in summer too :-) *

* -...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-30-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By jgroarke
Of course it should be there - I'm surprised they...

Of course it should be there - I'm surprised they didn't provide it, it's a fundamental part of the vehicle :-)

PUSH!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-24-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By jgroarke
These tend to be regarded as cool: ...

These tend to be regarded as cool:

http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021575

Sorry for posting the competition's link :-/
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-24-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By jgroarke
CRAP - I quoted the wrong post - was this one. ...

CRAP - I quoted the wrong post - was this one. Clearly a URL wouldn't make me laugh :-B
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-24-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By jgroarke
This actually made me laugh, is what I was...

This actually made me laugh, is what I was thinking :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-24-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By jgroarke
After a couple of days icy weather - where before...

After a couple of days icy weather - where before it would have creaked to hell ...

BLOODY NOTHING - NOT A SOUND

BMW had better put that sticky thing in the next generation :-/
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-22-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By jgroarke
I just did the same - previously I had applied...

I just did the same - previously I had applied the felt pad in the centre of the brace on the inner part - at the center and then on either sides half the distance from center to edge. That muted it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-17-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By jgroarke
I'm hearing that - I got a lease car (kind of...

I'm hearing that - I got a lease car (kind of paid for by work but I still have to fork out extra ) and ended up clicking just about everything. I mean, come on, LED lights were over 2k. But I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By jgroarke
If it's any consolation I find the non adaptive...

If it's any consolation I find the non adaptive ride to easy - I prefer the firmness of sport adaptive suspension mode.

Suggest you take a few out and throw them round a few corners to see how you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By jgroarke
+1 Best of both worlds - comfort is the...

+1

Best of both worlds - comfort is the wallowy-ness (sic) you want, then flip the sport mode if you want to do the twisty turnys at speed :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-10-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By jgroarke
Funny, since I got an iPhone 7 I noticed the same...

Funny, since I got an iPhone 7 I noticed the same thing. I'm *sure* (as I could be given that I don't have the 6 anymore) that the volume was higher on the 6 than 7.

Yup - got mine maxed out on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-05-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By jgroarke
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=582188
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-23-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,949
Posted By jgroarke
Thank you kindly - I will try again with them :-)...

Thank you kindly - I will try again with them :-)

Incidentally, mine also is worse when the retractable panel is open. I hope they fix this on the next model ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-22-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,949
Posted By jgroarke
This drives me crazy sir!!! Is there any...

This drives me crazy sir!!! Is there any possibility you could take a photo of where the felt padding was installed? I've had mine in several times and they always "non-fault" it :-/

It's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-13-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By jgroarke
The way the press is going I think most companies...

The way the press is going I think most companies will be getting out of diesel in next few years period. Which is PITA since the UK gov. at least spent years giving big tax breaks to diesel owners...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-09-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By jgroarke
"There have been several revisions to the rack -...

"There have been several revisions to the rack - so they installed the latest and greatest version "

I couldn't have said it better myself. Had it replace twice on previous 2011 version, fail.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By jgroarke
I'm not American so not seen a lot of the...

I'm not American so not seen a lot of the Cadillac knocking around. But looking at the video on their web site I don't like it (immediate bias huh? :-).

Back on point, X3 - I love it. But have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2016, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By jgroarke
You *did* try searching for this on google (or...

You *did* try searching for this on google (or whatever) right?

First hit for me:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwQLERJFEYI

;-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By jgroarke
HUD too, my favourite toy :-) Nice job!

HUD too, my favourite toy :-)

Nice job!
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