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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-26-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,075
Posted By lbjgh
Wow, regardless which car won it looked like fun!

Wow, regardless which car won it looked like fun!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-22-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By lbjgh
Adaptive lighting is country dependent too. ...

Adaptive lighting is country dependent too.

It was excluded from the Canadian market when I got my X3... :dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By lbjgh
I was gonna guess "a complete loss" or $8K. ...

I was gonna guess "a complete loss" or $8K.

Aren't bimmers a write off if there is frame damage?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-15-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By lbjgh
I was originally going to buy the Evoque. ...

I was originally going to buy the Evoque.

After all my test drives I had settled on Evoque/Sportage Turbo/XC60 - 1st/2nd/3rd choice on my shopping list.

I had driven every other SUV/CUV in the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-14-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,040
Posted By lbjgh
... actually, engineers will design a factor of...

... actually, engineers will design a factor of safety into all designs, i.e. over-design whatever they design as an overriding philosophy.

It's the bean counters that limit what will go into...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,040
Posted By lbjgh
Not an issue on my wife's 8yr old acura... But...

Not an issue on my wife's 8yr old acura... But then again a Japanese engineer would rather fall on his sword than design a faulty system by design.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,040
Posted By lbjgh
Every winter we get these posts... and my...

Every winter we get these posts... and my response is the same. Buy a used KIA or Hyundai and keep it parked in your driveway in case your Bimmer needs a boost. :D

Seriously, at $50/60K there is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By lbjgh
Although no coolant tank failure on my car I've...

Although no coolant tank failure on my car I've had to top up my reservoir a couple of times.

The last time, instead of just topping up the reservoir I started the car (and while cold) I removed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-26-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By lbjgh
My car has around 54K kms and it has only had two...

My car has around 54K kms and it has only had two oil changes.:yikes: All of my previous cars I would have done about six changes by now. :rolleyes: I guess I've been getting hosed all these years...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By lbjgh
I increased pressure by 2psi front/rear to 34/40...

I increased pressure by 2psi front/rear to 34/40 and it made a dramatic difference. All good now.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By lbjgh
Good question. I just installed non-rft blizzaks...

Good question. I just installed non-rft blizzaks and they feel too soft at the stock pressure.

The car actually rides much nicer though. :o
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By lbjgh
I had a Galaxy S5 and that phone only...

I had a Galaxy S5 and that phone only intermittently synchronized contacts, it never was able to connect and display emails correctly and would only permit approximately 2 minutes of telephone...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By lbjgh
Driver's side door recommendation.

Driver's side door recommendation.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By lbjgh
... the heated steering wheel is nice too. ;)

... the heated steering wheel is nice too. ;)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,720
Posted By lbjgh
Donno... I just had my new tires installed...

Donno...

I just had my new tires installed two days ago... no tpms.

I posted this a while back http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7635124&postcount=4

It can be found in your...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,720
Posted By lbjgh
The narrower tires are 20mm or 3/4" narrower and...

The narrower tires are 20mm or 3/4" narrower and the load index drops from 1764 to 1653lbs at its max air pressure.

... so 1653x4=6612 lbs and the approved gross vehicle weight is 5214 lbs (The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,720
Posted By lbjgh
Canadian x3's don't have TPMS on the rims the car...

Canadian x3's don't have TPMS on the rims the car uses the ABS sensors.

I just installed a set of blizzak ws80 225/55R18.

Same diameter as the 19" msport tires. The blizzak ride MUCH smoother...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By lbjgh
Winter tires aren't just for snow and ice... when...

Winter tires aren't just for snow and ice... when the temperature drops to 6c or 43f your all season tires loose significant grip.

An option for you might be "All Weather" tires which can be run...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-24-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By lbjgh
Four - Pirelli W210 Sottozero2 Run-flat.

SOLD

Four - Pirelli W210 Sottozero2 Run-flat.
245/50R18 100H

Originally from BMW winter wheel package.

Excellent condition tires with approximately 15,000kms of use over two winters. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,542
Posted By lbjgh
One other grip... OK it's a simple one but it...

One other grip... OK it's a simple one but it would be nice to know if the heated steering wheel button pressed.:dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,720
Posted By lbjgh
I went with the BMW winter wheel package on my...

I went with the BMW winter wheel package on my msport, i.e. BMW 307 and Pirelli SottoZero II 245/45 R18. This year I'm replacing the Pirelli tires with a set of 225/55 R18 Blizzak WS80
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 948
Posted By lbjgh
maverick2015, why not disable the automatic...

maverick2015, why not disable the automatic locking feature?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,542
Posted By lbjgh
The whole EcoPro/Comfort/Sport mode switch...

The whole EcoPro/Comfort/Sport mode switch thingie... I think I can adjust the car's acceleration with the accelerator pedal. I don't see the need for this complexity. When I get into my wife's 2006...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By lbjgh
I'd prefer eco pro transmission mode with sport...

I'd prefer eco pro transmission mode with sport mode throttle... but alas no coding fix. :p

Its interesting, some times while driving in eco pro mode the car accelerates great and other times it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By lbjgh
I believe my car does the same thing... the...

I believe my car does the same thing... the brakes are applied until you press the accelerator.
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