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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By lbjgh
I hear ya... I use my x3 as a suv too... ...

I hear ya... I use my x3 as a suv too...

... but the 8spd auto box is a great transmission with more ratios and quicker shifting than a manual transmission. I do understand the driving feel with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,380
Posted By lbjgh
I often use my Samsung S5 & Google maps rather...

I often use my Samsung S5 & Google maps rather than the car's Nav.

Only problem is the Samsung bluetooth doesn't work with BMW so now I can't use the office feature which did work on my previous...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-20-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By lbjgh
My x3 without leather cost 65K+ I bet a...

My x3 without leather cost 65K+

I bet a version of the 3.0 V6 TDi will find its way into the Macan in the next year or two.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By lbjgh
Very interesting write-up. I think the...

Very interesting write-up.

I think the Macan takes over where the X3 leaves off... ya actually get luxury with your performance.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-08-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By lbjgh
I actually use eco pro almost as much as sport...

I actually use eco pro almost as much as sport mode on my 35i.

I prefer how the transmission upshifts sooner in eco pro mode. The 35i has enough torque way down low to pull regardless of which...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-07-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,142
Posted By lbjgh
yep. only a 6.5/10 in my opinion.

yep. only a 6.5/10 in my opinion.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 916
Posted By lbjgh
my "3m" material is 2 years old... didn't know I...

my "3m" material is 2 years old... didn't know I had to spec anything other than the brand and product name.:confused:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 916
Posted By lbjgh
3m clear bra according to my purchase/sale...

3m clear bra according to my purchase/sale agreement.

I contacted 3m enquiring how I could verify it was their product but didn't get a reply from them.

I had no yellowing from clear bra...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 916
Posted By lbjgh
My car is dirty at the moment but you can see the...

My car is dirty at the moment but you can see the discolouration with the AW
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 916
Posted By lbjgh
I had clear bra applied by the dealer on my AW X3...

I had clear bra applied by the dealer on my AW X3 when I took deliver a couple of years ago.

When I wash the car I can notice a slight 'yellowish' tinge from the clear bra which wasn't evident on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-20-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By lbjgh
I don't think there are many options for...

I don't think there are many options for aftermarket exhaust... are there?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-16-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By lbjgh
Curtains make it look like a hearse. :o

Curtains make it look like a hearse. :o
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By lbjgh
Don't get me wrong... I love driving this car but...

Don't get me wrong... I love driving this car but ya get twice the service for 1/2 priced cars elsewhere with similar/better quality.

No real mechanical faults otherwise... rattling moon roof in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By lbjgh
... I pissed with BMW. My A/C is broken and after...

... I pissed with BMW. My A/C is broken and after two weeks waiting for an appointment Maranello BMW bumped my appointment only after trying to up-sale a fuel injector flush and alignment. They...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By lbjgh
You can also setup the Nav so the exits come up...

You can also setup the Nav so the exits come up in split screen mode as you approach the exit.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By lbjgh
Follow RhoXS' advise. I didn't though......

Follow RhoXS' advise.

I didn't though... within a few days of delivery I had done a few WOT and I didn't stick to any break-in procedure at all... I've had no problems at all and no oil...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-09-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,411
Posted By lbjgh
It will be a requirement in...

It will be a requirement in 2018.http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/u-s-to-require-rear-view-cameras-in-all-new-cars-by-2018

You should order the camera with you X3 (more correctly a premium...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,629
Posted By lbjgh
If you drive a lot I doubt you spend very much...

If you drive a lot I doubt you spend very much time WOT. Diesels are all about torque, ie roll on power for passing or hilly terrain. You can drive the 28d at WOT and accelerate quicker than 99% of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By lbjgh
The A/C is broken in my car. :cry:

The A/C is broken in my car. :cry:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By lbjgh
The X3 is a great 'grand touring' car. :thumbup: ...

The X3 is a great 'grand touring' car. :thumbup:

The only thing I notice is my back gets sweaty... too bad seats aren't vented like a Hyundai. :eek:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-07-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,430
Posted By lbjgh
I actually think wagons are cool and more upscale...

I actually think wagons are cool and more upscale than a sedan version of the same car. Wagons have the same utility as a SUV/SAV (whatever you want to call our X3's). We bought the SUV because my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,272
Posted By lbjgh
I did 8.8L/100kms on a road trip yesterday but my...

I did 8.8L/100kms on a road trip yesterday but my car indicates 11.2L/100kms in mixed (mostly city) driving.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-01-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By lbjgh
I did exactly that... BTW I'm happy with my...

I did exactly that... BTW I'm happy with my plastic seats. :D
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-28-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By lbjgh
Negotiate hard on a purchase price then when you...

Negotiate hard on a purchase price then when you are in the finance office consider purchase vs lease.

You may want to read this article on the 'four square' sales tactic:...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,182
Posted By lbjgh
ditto ... new wheels

ditto ... new wheels
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