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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-02-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By jknj
So I don't seem to understand. Voice r&d ognition...

So I don't seem to understand. Voice r&d ognition is very high quality, and is much less distracting. Touch only helps with data entry and moving around maps. I didn't get time much to play in maps,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-02-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By jknj
Yes, sorry for misspeakin' Just returned the...

Yes, sorry for misspeakin'
Just returned the loaner. There are several improvements of note that I failed to mention. The display has much better contrast, and it seems to load my phone book...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-29-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By jknj
X3 vs 328xi round 2

Ok, so one year later, and my sunroof creak has returned, so back into service I go! This time I get a virtually new 2014 328xi, with the new touchpad and hires NAV. Here are my comments on the new...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By jknj
As far as I am concerned, if you have to RTFM,...

As far as I am concerned, if you have to RTFM, the design is flawed. That is a very high standard, but it is the only goal in the end.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-28-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By jknj
I like mine, both mat and box. Keeps stuff from...

I like mine, both mat and box. Keeps stuff from moving around.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-14-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By jknj
I would love to do a swap

I would love to do a swap
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-14-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By jknj
What additionaliDrive functionality did ou see? ...

What additionaliDrive functionality did ou see?

Thanks
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-09-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By jknj
I preferred the volume on the left and the cruise...

I preferred the volume on the left and the cruise on the right. My left hand is always on the shell, while my right tends to rest on the idrive
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By jknj
2012 x3 vs 2013 328xdrive

Ok, so I am at one year, and it is time for my one year oil change, so I dropped off my 2012 x3 2.8 and picked up a 2013 328xdrive loaner from my friendly dealer. Here are my two day impressions
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Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 05-25-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By jknj
Intravee

Intravee
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-13-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By jknj
Lift the driver's door handle twice. It's the...

Lift the driver's door handle twice. It's the same as the remote, which unlocks the drivers door first, then all the doors when pressed twice
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-29-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By jknj
You have to install the latest updates from BMW....

You have to install the latest updates from BMW. They come from the factory with an older rev, which does not support the Galaxy. You also have to enable it on the phone. And last, you have to then...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-09-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,746
Posted By jknj
This type of response is classic salesman...

This type of response is classic salesman blather. "More RMS" seems to mean less efficient. This just means "not as loud". If volume was the only criteria, then sure, skip it, especially if this is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-04-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By jknj
BMW sells a rubber mat with a folding box, and it...

BMW sells a rubber mat with a folding box, and it has a flap that can flip out to protect the bumper. Costs ~$80 from Flemington BMW. The mat has bumps in it that mate with inverted bumps modded into...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-28-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,461
Posted By jknj
Kia had a lot of the new stuff now available on...

Kia had a lot of the new stuff now available on the Santa Fe. I priced the Kia and found that it almost got to $40K! My Limited Santa Fe with virtually every option stickered at ~$6k less. Now while...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-26-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,461
Posted By jknj
It was a 2012 (the older model). Just to be...

It was a 2012 (the older model). Just to be clear, however, there were several areas where my 2005 x3 was better than the Santa Fe as well. Utter lack of attention to detail. Functional, but crude....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-25-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,461
Posted By jknj
Ok, so I bought both cars within 2 months of each...

Ok, so I bought both cars within 2 months of each other, the Santa Fe loaded for my wife and the BMW x3 2.8, pretty loaded for myself. There is no comparison. End of subject. The Santa Fe is much...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-05-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,745
Posted By jknj
Is there any way to display the next several...

Is there any way to display the next several turns as text?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-05-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,320
Posted By jknj
Ok, so hears the deal. BMW made a change in the...

Ok, so hears the deal. BMW made a change in the x3 to make the fan not part of the auto feature. You have to push the fan speed up to get it cool. Don't know why they changed it when it worked so...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,890
Posted By jknj
The Premium package also gives you the storage...

The Premium package also gives you the storage package, including nets behind front seats and passenger footwell. It also gives you the sliding storage tracks and a few more items in the cargo are....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,757
Posted By jknj
I installed this on my '05 x3, and it involved a...

I installed this on my '05 x3, and it involved a bit of drilling through the side cover in the cargo area. NOt hard, but it was a bit frightening taking a drill to the car. They worked OK, but flexed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By jknj
New 2012 x3 experience

OK, so I was an active member for the first few years after I purchased a CPO '05 x3. Upgraded Bluetooth, Intravee and fixed many issues (sunroof leak, nav screen, etc).

Well, I went and traded...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 10-21-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By jknj
Sorry, but phone Bluetooth is different from...

Sorry, but phone Bluetooth is different from music Bluetooth. There are ways to do what you want, but not with the factory Bluetooth. If you get the Aux In accesory, there are Stereo Bluetooth...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 10-16-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By jknj
To answer the question on what other speakers: I...

To answer the question on what other speakers: I consider two different ALpinbe speakers, the SPS-400, and another that the model number eludes me on. They were well recommended, and less expensive...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,397
Posted By jknj
I have the Infinity Kappa 42.9i. The upper...

I have the Infinity Kappa 42.9i. The upper midrange is a bit strong, but I don't find the treble too strong. I am 52 and male, however, and we do tend to lose the treble as we age! The midrange is...
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