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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By wavewuver
Unless you intend to track your X3, leave it...

Unless you intend to track your X3, leave it alone. Spend your money on something else.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By wavewuver
I'm sure there is a way to add the heating...

I'm sure there is a way to add the heating elements, but that means you need to take apart the two front seats completely. The heating elements (one for the seat and the other for the back) need to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By wavewuver
Now that the Connecticut Department of...

Now that the Connecticut Department of Transportation has stopped using sand, the amount of paint chips is way down. Of course, now that they are using pure salt and liquid calcium, our cars may...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By wavewuver
My X3 have a little over 80,000 miles and yes I...

My X3 have a little over 80,000 miles and yes I have a few chips. I am pretty fussy about my car but the few chips doesn't really look bad at all. I guess I could get some touch up paint but I don't...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By wavewuver
My 2011 has 80,000 miles and has the oyster...

My 2011 has 80,000 miles and has the oyster interior. I clean the leather maybe once a year and it still looks fine. The white looks awesome with the red stitching. I would not be afraid to choose...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-01-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,025
Posted By wavewuver
http://www.automobile-catalog.com/oil_coolant_capa...

http://www.automobile-catalog.com/oil_coolant_capacity/2013/1759415/bmw_x1_xdrive28i.html

Supposed to be 6.1 quarts per this website.

You should be aware that when the F25 X3 came out in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,119
Posted By wavewuver
I got about 70,000 miles on the rear brake pads. ...

I got about 70,000 miles on the rear brake pads. I really doubt you need new pads yet. Did you get the warning symbol on the dash or just silly computer that says you need new pads in 2000 miles. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,110
Posted By wavewuver
Finally got around to hardwiring my radar...

Finally got around to hardwiring my radar detector. The hardest part was removing the overhead console.

There is always a clever design with BMW's and the overhead console is no exception. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By wavewuver
My Thule J cradles fit just fine. One on each...

My Thule J cradles fit just fine. One on each side.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-11-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By wavewuver
You need to look at the total look of the X3 with...

You need to look at the total look of the X3 with or without the aluminum and decide what looks best to you.

Since you have selected the aluminum window trim, choose the aluminum rails on top...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-03-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By wavewuver
I have the OEM roof rack and it's quality is...

I have the OEM roof rack and it's quality is excellent. The aluminum cross bars are rugged and the plastic end covers seem to be holding up fine. I've had the rack since 2011 but I only leave it on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-02-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By wavewuver
+1........and you will be directly connected to...

+1........and you will be directly connected to the NSA hotline. That's even better than facebook, twitter etc etc......
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-24-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By wavewuver
Your M3 holds 7 quarts and if it's anything like...

Your M3 holds 7 quarts and if it's anything like mine, it goes through about a quart every 3,000 miles. I'm guessing that the previous owner hadn't changed the oil for quite a while. I would run...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-22-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By wavewuver
You will likely get a better deal on the BMW...

You will likely get a better deal on the BMW compared to buying it here. But the intent of the whole Euro delivery program is to give you an opportunity to legally drive your new BMW at speeds it was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-10-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By wavewuver
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=WX53...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=WX53&mospid=52681&btnr=51_8194&hg=51&fg=35

Looks like clips hold it in.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-10-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,479
Posted By wavewuver
Looks like the only way to get sport seats is via...

Looks like the only way to get sport seats is via the M sport package. Does anyone know if this is really true?

Also, I fell in love with my X3's heated steering wheel. If I order the M sport...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-05-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,119
Posted By wavewuver
After BMW replaced the pads, no more squealing....

After BMW replaced the pads, no more squealing. I've got 30,000 on the new pads and no noise at all. I think it was the pads themselves but they refused to change them for quite a while.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-05-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,119
Posted By wavewuver
No. The fronts were done under warranty after...

No. The fronts were done under warranty after repeated complaints of squealing. Squealing only happened when you were inching through drive thru's. I think I had about 40,000 on them when the pads...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-05-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,119
Posted By wavewuver
Also found a video on youtube but this site...

Also found a video on youtube but this site doesn't seem to let me post the link......you can search for it.

The exact title is " Rear Brake pads renewal X3 F25 "
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By wavewuver
I bought the exact same compressor. The...

I bought the exact same compressor. The manufacturer recommends that you have the car running when you plug it in. I did that and it worked fine. Plugged it into the 12v outlet in the console. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By wavewuver
I have a 2011 X3 and was building a new one...

I have a 2011 X3 and was building a new one online. Surprised to see how LIMITED your color choices are (only 7). The X1 color choices are almost twice that.

Also, I wish BMW would not label the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-19-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,515
Posted By wavewuver
I always drive with the sun shade wide open on my...

I always drive with the sun shade wide open on my X3. If you are good with that, then there is no loss of headroom. However, some people like to close the sunshade and then you do lose the headroom.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By wavewuver
Also: ...

Also:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=723873&highlight=

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=723442&highlight=
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-17-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,917
Posted By wavewuver
I've owned a couple of E36's. One was an M3. ...

I've owned a couple of E36's. One was an M3. They are fairly easy to work on and the power trains are very solid and long lasting. Just do regular oil changes etc. The E36 M3 drives really nice but...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-09-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By wavewuver
There isn't much available. I have a small book...

There isn't much available. I have a small book titled "Service and Warranty Information". Came with the larger users manual. Most of the info you need can be viewed in idrive. There is a little...
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