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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By bimmerized
my standard leather seats w/ Lumbar control are...

my standard leather seats w/ Lumbar control are comfortable on long trips for me. Much better than the sport seats in the MDX anyway. It just lacks latteral support for spirited driving, but it...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-18-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By bimmerized
Petrol, S28i. Anyone have polished chrome...

Petrol, S28i.

Anyone have polished chrome tips?

I guess I have the matt chrome ones, if that's what they are called. I think they are closer to satin silver than any chrome. Perhaps that how...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-17-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By bimmerized
how much, including shipping to CA? PM me. What...

how much, including shipping to CA? PM me. What brand and model tires? How old are tires? What condition are tires in?
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By bimmerized
Agreed. Go to a muffler shop to see if they can...

Agreed. Go to a muffler shop to see if they can find it. It's likely one of the connectors to the CAT.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-17-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,847
Posted By bimmerized
Regarding the seats. The vaders look to have been...

Regarding the seats. The vaders look to have been covered in the center section where the M-spripes were. On the original covers, the ribs were more pillowed.

The picture of the OP seats look like...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-17-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By bimmerized
Black chrome (Shawdowline) or black from dirt and...

Black chrome (Shawdowline) or black from dirt and soot? Is the tip unfinished steel? What model year is your X1?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,750
Posted By bimmerized
When was the tail light recall? which E46s did...

When was the tail light recall? which E46s did they impact? I never got a letter for that one either...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,038
Posted By bimmerized
my X1 was built in July 2012, but no letter from...

my X1 was built in July 2012, but no letter from BMW. My guess is that the initial bracket was a little off, but I'll ask about it the next time I bring it in.

Anyone else out there that didn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,750
Posted By bimmerized
anyone get the letter yet? I'm wondering if I'll...

anyone get the letter yet? I'm wondering if I'll be contacted given that I'm the second owner.

Anyone have the fix done? how long did it take them?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By bimmerized
not sure what's going on with your car, but that...

not sure what's going on with your car, but that yellow Brake light and the Traction Control light mean that the ABS/DSC and Traction Control are Off. Which isn't necessarily a problem in itself....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By bimmerized
different tailpipe finishers

Curious to know which type were tail pipe finishers were standard on which Lines.

I have the X-Line, and I thought I read when I ordered that they tailpipe tip was supposed to be chrome, but my...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By bimmerized
Nice choice. Are those leather or vinyl seats? I...

Nice choice. Are those leather or vinyl seats? I assume leather since that color was only available in leather, I believe. They look less grainy than my Oyster seats. Did you have to order that...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-11-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,989
Posted By bimmerized
New data point for freeway driving in an S-drive....

New data point for freeway driving in an S-drive. 1000 mi round trip. Averaged 72 MPH and cruised most of way at 75 MPH one way with an MPG of 31. This was GPS speed as my speedo seems to be 2 mph...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-10-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,103
Posted By bimmerized
I have 24K on my stock A/S P7, S-Drive, rotated...

I have 24K on my stock A/S P7, S-Drive, rotated 1x. The fronts are nearly at their wear bars and the rears have a 3-4K more before they hit the wear bars, so maybe if we push it we can get 30K...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-10-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By bimmerized
OP, do you have shift paddles in your X1? I think...

OP, do you have shift paddles in your X1? I think the cars without have a different transmission tune. In the F30 they charge significantly more for the "sport" transmission with paddles compared to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By bimmerized
My 2013 S-drive was bucking under hard...

My 2013 S-drive was bucking under hard acceleration from misfire and going into limp mode, soon after deliery, but they couldn't reproduce in Service. Go figure. First dealership said there was...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-14-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By bimmerized
No rattles on my early X1, rock solid. For a...

No rattles on my early X1, rock solid. For a while I was hearing some poping noise occasionally from the speakers, but then noticed that it could be from the seat or seat belt buckle. Haven't heard...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-14-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By bimmerized
Done forget the gloss B-pillars. I think that's...

Done forget the gloss B-pillars. I think that's an X-line only option.

I'm curious to know how much the exterior conversion will end up costing when you factor in installation. Is there any...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-01-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,437
Posted By bimmerized
Although the X1 SDrive steering is not great, it...

Although the X1 SDrive steering is not great, it isn't aweful either. You should just try it before listening to opinion. It's like trying to get an opinion on suspension calibration, everyone likes...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By bimmerized
actually, I don't know what you have, by the...

actually, I don't know what you have, by the year, it's an E30, but they didn't make the 318i in any door conf in 88. in 84/85 yes, a 2dr. the only other time the 318 nomenclature was offered in a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By bimmerized
To me legit might mean, genuine issue and used,...

To me legit might mean, genuine issue and used, but in excellent to new condition. Is there a market for those? I'd be nice to see a database of what numbers are for sale...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By bimmerized
Agreed. I have them also and I was shocked on how...

Agreed. I have them also and I was shocked on how cheap they were when I got them, but since I committed, I installed them. I would not have bought them if I knew their quality. The lenses are...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By bimmerized
If you can get any M42 318i(s) E30 in good...

If you can get any M42 318i(s) E30 in good condition for anywhere near $1400, buy it. They are collectors' cars now and the KBB value is way off. People are paying $4000 for decent ones, that are...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-28-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By bimmerized
and the Loyalty Rebate only applies if you...

and the Loyalty Rebate only applies if you financed from BMW in the past... not just own a BMW, that you may have paid cash for or funded through a CU.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-28-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,437
Posted By bimmerized
The F30 sedan is softer and quieter than the X1. ...

The F30 sedan is softer and quieter than the X1. Can't really tell the diff in acceleration. The X1 engine is pleasantly louder but the wind noise is also louder. The F30 gets significantly better...
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