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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Today, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By 02420X3
Welcome. Look at Weathertech for the mats and...

Welcome. Look at Weathertech for the mats and the trunk liner. There are other options, but Weathertech is a good one. Search here using that name to see other's experience.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-30-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By 02420X3
I need to be able to drive in any weather which...

I need to be able to drive in any weather which I've got the ground clearance to get through. I'm a strong believer in proper winter tires. I run Pirelli Cinturato P7s for about 9 months, and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-29-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By 02420X3
I don't auto-fold my mirrors. Any ice buildup in...

I don't auto-fold my mirrors. Any ice buildup in winter could be a problem. I believe that the only part of the mirror which is heated is the glass, which isn't going to help with an ice buildup...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-27-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By 02420X3
This is the F25 forum. You may have better luck...

This is the F25 forum. You may have better luck asking your question in the E83 forum, which is at http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=65

Best of luck in finding an answer. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By 02420X3
You aren't the first to ask by far. People have...

You aren't the first to ask by far. People have been questioning the Xenons since the F25 introduction in 2011.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By 02420X3
I can only guess. Symmetry? Brand identity? ...

I can only guess. Symmetry? Brand identity? The look of the Angel Eyes? Consistency? Only BMW can answer that for you.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By 02420X3
The inners are dummies. All that you get with...

The inners are dummies. All that you get with those is the rings for the Angel Eyes look. The outers are the only functional Xenons, and the only two actual projectors. The shutter controls...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By 02420X3
Try kbb.com, truecar.com, edmunds.com.

Try kbb.com, truecar.com, edmunds.com.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By 02420X3
You're working in the wrong direction. Work up...

You're working in the wrong direction. Work up from Invoice, not down from MSRP. Many here have purchased for $1000 over Invoice, some for less.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-20-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By 02420X3
Gary, my Nokian Hakkapellita RFT snows are the...

Gary, my Nokian Hakkapellita RFT snows are the same width as my summer tires, 245/50x18. In last winter's 100+ inches of snow in the Boston area, the only problem which I had was when I experimented...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-20-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By 02420X3
My X3 always stays running in the car wash. For...

My X3 always stays running in the car wash. For the touchless car wash, where the car is stationary, I just put it in Park. On the extremely rare occasion when I use a pull-through car wash with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-18-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By 02420X3
Voice command Route Information will show you...

Voice command Route Information will show you turn by turn directions. Voice command Map will take you back to the map display. You should be seeing distance and ETA in the lower right corner of the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By 02420X3
Maybe. Maybe not. My dealer has 117 BMWs in...

Maybe. Maybe not. My dealer has 117 BMWs in their loaner fleet. The last time that I checked there were two X3s in the fleet. I've occasionally gotten a 1-series loaner, a few X1s, usually 328s,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-08-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By 02420X3
Yes, it is related, and yes you can correct it. ...

Yes, it is related, and yes you can correct it. The situation and the resolution are on Page 44 of your owner's manual.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/42873998/X3%20Anti%20Pinch%20Reset.JPG
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-08-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By 02420X3
The best advice that I can give is to negotiate...

The best advice that I can give is to negotiate up from invoice, not down from sticker. Many are able to achieve prices of $500 - $1000 over invoice.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,300
Posted By 02420X3
BMWs programming process is archaic, time...

BMWs programming process is archaic, time consuming, and expensive. It may well take two hours.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-04-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By 02420X3
The ZF transmission also "learns" what it thinks...

The ZF transmission also "learns" what it thinks is your driving style. It can be reset.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By 02420X3
As RaslDasl said, base in a 28i and a 28d are...

As RaslDasl said, base in a 28i and a 28d are halogen. Base in a 35i are Xenon. Run the last 7 digits of your VIN through a BMW VIN Decoder website. If you don't have feature code 522 (may display...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By 02420X3
Xenon lights are not yellow.

Xenon lights are not yellow.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By 02420X3
They'll likely be noisier than all-season or...

They'll likely be noisier than all-season or summer tires, and I question whether you'll get two years out of them if you use them year round.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-22-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By 02420X3
Make sure that the temperature thumbwheel on the...

Make sure that the temperature thumbwheel on the dash is rotated to the blue side. Do the same for the one in the rear.

I program the climate control to vent the car for the 15 minutes prior to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-22-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,731
Posted By 02420X3
I think it's up to $48/year now for a BMWCCA...

I think it's up to $48/year now for a BMWCCA membership. My local dealer offers a 15% discount on both parts and labor. I'm out of warranty, and that takes some of the sting out of the cost of any...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-17-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By 02420X3
I see that you're in Slough, which means that...

I see that you're in Slough, which means that your X3 was UK-spec, not US-spec. I wonder if that makes a difference? It will be interesting to see what your VIN decode shows for a model and a build...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-17-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By 02420X3
I have never experienced brake fade in my '11,...

I have never experienced brake fade in my '11, and I regularly experience temperatures such as you mentioned in summer. The brake fluid was flushed at 2 years, and is due to be flushed again next...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By 02420X3
Auto Stop Start was not a feature of the 2011...

Auto Stop Start was not a feature of the 2011 model year. It did not exist.
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