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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By RhoXS
I guess there is big difference in the capability...

I guess there is big difference in the capability of the fuel injection electronics now in 2014 compared to 1988 when I had a brand new E30 M3. Minimum 91 octane was specified for the E30 M3. As a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By RhoXS
Because I think it is so important I want to...

Because I think it is so important I want to emphasize what I said above about my X3 with the Goodyears and the really crappy stopping ability in snow and ice. I had no problem getting underway and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By RhoXS
For whatever its worth, I have a 2011 28i with...

For whatever its worth, I have a 2011 28i with the M package and the factory Goodyear Eagle LS2 run flats. I keep it in Oswego, NY and had a lot of lake effect snow to deal with this past winter....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By RhoXS
Has Your Nav System Done This?

I have generally defended the nav system and even like it, a lot. Yet yesterday it let me down twice in a really unexpected way.

In two separate areas of Syracuse the graphic (with the picture...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-03-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By RhoXS
$1000 vs. a 100 mile round trip? If...

$1000 vs. a 100 mile round trip?

If everything else was truly equal except for the $1K it would be a coin flip for me. However, in the real world everything is almost never truly equal so I am...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By RhoXS
I bought a third key fob last fall and it cost...

I bought a third key fob last fall and it cost $325.60. No way no how will any normal person test that for submergibility.

I would suggest getting a small metal can with a lid and putting the fob...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-01-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By RhoXS
I suspect, with reasonably street driving habits,...

I suspect, with reasonably street driving habits, using lower than recommended octane will mostly not be noticeable at any altitude because the computer will sense on the onset of detonation and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-20-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By RhoXS
Including my X3, I have truly enjoyed BMW...

Including my X3, I have truly enjoyed BMW products since my new 1988 E30 M3. No other car provides the driving experience and feel that BMW has and for the most part I love the styling. For those...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By RhoXS
I had an X3 loaner last March or so that had...

I had an X3 loaner last March or so that had halogen lighting. My trip into work in the still fully dark morning is on an unlit two lane curvy road with very poor lane line painting and no...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-11-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By RhoXS
Thank you. That is a very good subjective answer...

Thank you. That is a very good subjective answer to my question. I appreciate that opinion.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,018
Posted By RhoXS
Even if it could be programmed, the backup key is...

Even if it could be programmed, the backup key is cut for a different car.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 06-01-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By RhoXS
Thanks - I am now out of ideas so, sincerely,...

Thanks - I am now out of ideas so, sincerely, thanks to all for the responses to my questions. It appears my X3 is just not destined to show the actual pressures and temperatures. However, its been a...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-31-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By RhoXS
Well, to my disappointment, the above functions...

Well, to my disappointment, the above functions do not appear to coincide well with my F25. What I did find is as follows:

No FEM_01 or DSC_CT01 modules

KOMBI ST_TYR_RDC_ALIVE & TIMEOUT are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,116
Posted By RhoXS
As much as I enjoy BMWs I have to agree with this...

As much as I enjoy BMWs I have to agree with this adage. The cars, at least judging from my X3, are over irresponsibly over engineered with marginally needed but ultra complex features that will...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By RhoXS
The $500 non-refundable upfront, deal or no deal,...

The $500 non-refundable upfront, deal or no deal, smells of a scam, puts you in an uncomfortable negotiating position because you have that not inconsequential $500 hanging over your head, and would...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-30-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By RhoXS
Thanks for all that great information above. I am...

Thanks for all that great information above. I am looking forward to getting home tonight and checking out all the functions you listed above and seeing how they compare. Although I have an F25 I...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-29-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By RhoXS
I do indeed have the hardware (the appropriate...

I do indeed have the hardware (the appropriate option 2VB and metal stems).

I learned from discussions in other threads that most TPMS cars will show pressure & temp when RDS_SAFETY is taken to...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-29-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,924
Posted By RhoXS
Yes, I have the metal stems and it is indeed TPM...

Yes, I have the metal stems and it is indeed TPM not FTM.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-29-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By RhoXS
E-SYS: How View Saved CAF Files?

I am only sufffciently skilled with E-SYS, via a Betty Crocker technique using the excellent guides in this forum, to successfully modify selected parameters or functions in selected modules. So,...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,924
Posted By RhoXS
I work in a large industrial facility with a lot...

I work in a large industrial facility with a lot of digital process control equipment managing everything from a 1.5 million HP turbine to 16 million pounds per hour of steam & water flow etc. By...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By RhoXS
Headlights - HID vs. LED

Which throws out more light energy: HID or LED?

My only goal is to have more light available both with high and low beams.

I do not care or want the system that leaves the bright lights on...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-27-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,924
Posted By RhoXS
I am new to coding and have only tried to code...

I am new to coding and have only tried to code the TPM to show the actual tire pressures and temperatures. This is important to me because this is very useful data with respect to predicting a latent...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-24-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By RhoXS
A few years back I needed to replace the...

A few years back I needed to replace the windshield on my Z3. As usual, I called State farm and they made the arrangements with Safelite. Safelite came to my house and replaced the windshield, no...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By RhoXS
The Nav system in my RX350 does have a few nice...

The Nav system in my RX350 does have a few nice features that I wish were available in my X3. For example, the right split screen can be set up to show the next three or four exits including exit...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By RhoXS
Yes - No doubt about identity and distance and...

Yes - No doubt about identity and distance and appearance of required exit.

Map has street names.
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