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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-11-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,766
Posted By speedracerf4i
I also picked up my x1 at the Welt. But it...

I also picked up my x1 at the Welt. But it already had 0.2 miles on the odometer. I didn't think 0 miles was possible until the picture above.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-19-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,040
Posted By speedracerf4i
The...

The taking-your-foot-off-the-brake-pedal-before-pressing-the-SS-button is what I have to re-learn. All my previous 27 years of driving, releasing the brake pedal has always been the last thing to do...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-19-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,040
Posted By speedracerf4i
start/stop woes

I understand some of you have already gotten used to this Start/stop way of starting or shutting off the car. I picked up the car in Germany and wat taught these proceedured of starting/shutting off...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-13-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,040
Posted By speedracerf4i
I have read the manual but I guess I've missed...

I have read the manual but I guess I've missed the accessory timer info. Even having known this, I would still prefer to shut it off when exiting the car.

I appreciate your info (the sencond...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-12-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,040
Posted By speedracerf4i
I see, I wasn't too comfortable leaving the...

I see, I wasn't too comfortable leaving the accessories on while exiting the car. I had walked away from the car while the door was still open, to see if the electronics would shut off, but they...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-12-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,040
Posted By speedracerf4i
The engine will turn off with the first press,...

The engine will turn off with the first press, but the radio, and other accessories are still on. You have to press the start/stop again to shut it completely off (with foot off the brake). I have...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-12-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,040
Posted By speedracerf4i
What I think can be improved on my X1.

I have my x1 for 2,000 miles and I want to share the NEGATIVES specifically about the X1, and the features in X1 that are also found in other cars. Again, there are a lot other positives, but I am...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-10-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By speedracerf4i
The muting is supposed to be automatic. My E60...

The muting is supposed to be automatic. My E60 has this function but not the X1. I know how to adjust the guidance's volume, it's the self-muting of the music that I can't find.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-05-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By speedracerf4i
How to auto decrease volume when nav guidance is on?

I have just taken redelivery on my Sdrive28i last Saturday. On the way home, while using Nav, I noticed that the guidance instruction does not automatically lower the music volume. My first...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,887
Posted By speedracerf4i
My car is here

I just got an email from my SA notifying me that my car has arrived to the dealership.
I am having the car recoded for the auto start/stop and will be pick up our car this Saturday with my...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,887
Posted By speedracerf4i
This is consistent to what my SA had told me. He...

This is consistent to what my SA had told me. He said to expect 2-3 weeks after the boat arrives at Oxnard to get the car into the dealership. I bought the car from BMW of Santa Barbara which is only...
Forum: European Delivery 11-26-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,887
Posted By speedracerf4i
My car was an ED and I still do not have my car...

My car was an ED and I still do not have my car yet. I think the VDC has to upload US navigation and so it would take longer than non-ed cars. My car was also on Topeka. I hope it would be ready on...
Forum: European Delivery 11-20-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,887
Posted By speedracerf4i
Super fast

My X1 was in Topeka too. I called my SA last Friday, 11/16 thinking to drive up to BMW of Santa Barbara (from LA) to pick up my car this long weekend. I was thinking in making this trip with my...
Forum: European Delivery 11-18-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 58,812
Posted By speedracerf4i
Parking lot 3. No one has ever posted their car...

Parking lot 3. No one has ever posted their car in the parking lot, so let me be the first.
Sent from my SGH-T989 using Bimmer App
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-16-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By speedracerf4i
That's right. ED people will have it. Also, I...

That's right. ED people will have it. Also, I have the triangle too. At the drop off, they tell you to remove the 1st aid kit and the triangle, if you don't, they will be discarted. I brought both...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-01-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By speedracerf4i
why don't you take a test drive and see for your...

why don't you take a test drive and see for your self?
I am about your height and can see fine. But you, and only you, should be the judge in this case.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-29-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By speedracerf4i
Mine too

Our X1 also had loosely fit leather seat. I made a comment on it on my review:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=652282

I think this happens on 3 series as well. During the Munich...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-20-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By speedracerf4i
1. See my PM 2. Sdrive28i rear drive. I live in...

1. See my PM
2. Sdrive28i rear drive. I live in So. california.
3. There is no more 2 for 1 offer from Lufthansa. Use orbitz or other sites.
4. I spent 5 days in Germany, but you can stay up to 2...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-20-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By speedracerf4i
Your car specs is exactly like ours. You will not...

Your car specs is exactly like ours. You will not regret it, the color combo looks great. The first thing I would do to our car is to tint the windows. I am planning to do 35 percent back and 50%...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-19-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By speedracerf4i
X1 has been around in Germany for awhile, so it...

X1 has been around in Germany for awhile, so it is very common. But i wouldn't say that it is popular. 3 series wagon is far more popular in Germany.

I've taken my X1 up to 110 mph on the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-19-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,648
Posted By speedracerf4i
I think if you're unsure of what you need, and...

I think if you're unsure of what you need, and how to install the camera by purchasing it online, you should go to a reputable auto sound shop and ask them if they can add the camera for you.

I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-19-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,648
Posted By speedracerf4i
Great find Beemerboi. at 379 pounds, or...

Great find Beemerboi.

at 379 pounds, or $600, you may just have saved somebodys marriage:thumbup:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-19-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By speedracerf4i
Ed

Hey Eric,

I just got back from my ED 3 days ago and I live in Los Angeles. Here is a summary of what happend in my case:

1. Called a few dealers asking for $x amount over ED invoice. Bought...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-17-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,241
Posted By speedracerf4i
The noise really is a subjective measurement, as...

The noise really is a subjective measurement, as I have noted. My wife is used to drive the library-quiet V8 545i, so she noticed the increased noise right away. I however, drive the 318 4-banger on...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-16-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By speedracerf4i
All food, drinks are free. For whole day, you can...

All food, drinks are free. For whole day, you can go there multiple times. This VIP treatment adds on to the buying experience I mentioned.
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