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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,739
Posted By tango131
Good color combo, same as ours. Highly recommend...

Good color combo, same as ours. Highly recommend you spend the 1,300 bucks to get the dynamic handling package. Also, why not order it to spec and pick it up from th factory? Short drive to PA or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By tango131
250 is not unreasonable to me, especially if it...

250 is not unreasonable to me, especially if it includes interior and some light paint correction. But then again that might be the going rate in your area. Check here. http://www.autopia.org/
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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-19-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By tango131
Depends. Hi end independents, meaning folks who...

Depends. Hi end independents, meaning folks who are truly knowledgeable and won't mess your car up, I would say 200-600 dollars, all depending on the level of paint correction needed, and hrs spent....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,664
Posted By tango131
Shell 93. At least in Chicago area bp sucks. ...

Shell 93. At least in Chicago area bp sucks. It also supplies the Costco gasoline stations. They had a big bugaboo a few months ago re selling contaminated gas. Shell or Mobil Exxon
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,664
Posted By tango131
shell 93 octane. in a pinch, mobile/exxon 93. ...

shell 93 octane. in a pinch, mobile/exxon 93. if it's available in your state, always use 93.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,245
Posted By tango131
Not needed. Save the 1,500 bucks. It's like...

Not needed. Save the 1,500 bucks. It's like throwing money away.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-04-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By tango131
The base seats suck. The seats in the m sport or...

The base seats suck. The seats in the m sport or the sports activity pkg are much better, and provide almost the same adjustability to the passenger than that provided to the driver.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-31-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By tango131
sounds right. about $500 over invoice is a good...

sounds right. about $500 over invoice is a good target purchase price.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-03-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By tango131
turbo cars in general LOOOOOOVE the cold. the...

turbo cars in general LOOOOOOVE the cold. the colder the better. cold air also tend to be dry, which is also better. the atmospheric cold air cools the intercooler better which in turn...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-30-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By tango131
Yes get it. Search too for lots of info.

Yes get it. Search too for lots of info.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-18-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By tango131
+1,000. Get the dynamic handling package. Best...

+1,000. Get the dynamic handling package. Best money spent on options. I'd get the sports activity package just for the seats and thicker steering wheel. And cold weather. Those three options and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-18-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,529
Posted By tango131
Shell v power 93. Nothing else. As our cars are...

Shell v power 93. Nothing else. As our cars are turbocharged, 93 does make a big difference, even over 91. As was said before, the fill up cost difference is negligible. As you own this 45k...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-18-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,121
Posted By tango131
Me thinks the tires were balanced with the flat...

Me thinks the tires were balanced with the flat spot in them already so when they heat up, it does not go away. (and to the one poster, the flat spot we speak of is not braking related, but cold...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,121
Posted By tango131
Do the tires still feel flat after 20 mins on the...

Do the tires still feel flat after 20 mins on the highway at speed? If so, press the dealer you bought them from to change them. If the temp is below 32 f, 0 c, the tires might flat spot for the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-28-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,015
Posted By tango131
More support for Michelin alpine winter...

More support for Michelin alpine winter tires..... See this video of alpines compared with pirellis on a RWD 911.
http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-video/sports-car-winter-tyre-test
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-28-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,452
Posted By tango131
Get a different seat, like the britax marathon. ...

Get a different seat, like the britax marathon. Should fit just fine. See this edmunds fit test and commments....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-25-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,974
Posted By tango131
ditto

ditto
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-25-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,280
Posted By tango131
Subscribed as well. ...

Subscribed as well.

http://www.trademotion.com/partlocat...catalogid=4462

$76 bucks for OEM filter, washers/gaskets AND 7 quarts of OEM oil is a BARGAIN in my book. geeeesus. good post and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-25-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,967
Posted By tango131
Shell V- Power shown to make 5 more HP than regular gas

Apologies if this was covered before, but I was watching yesterday's episode of 5th Gear on BBC America (the one where they test the Toyota/Scion FT-86, Kia Sportage, and Tiff races a Lambo in the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-15-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By tango131
Yes, it's normal. Ours does the same. The...

Yes, it's normal. Ours does the same. The rubber gasket keeps water from getting in to the sill that has the m sports insignia in your car. The x3 has a fording depth of 19.5 inches of water. If...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-12-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,015
Posted By tango131
Very nice!!! You will not be disappointed with...

Very nice!!! You will not be disappointed with the PA4's. I have the PA2's ("N-Spec" = Porsche edition), which is 2 generations removed, and they are great performance winters. PA4's should be...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-06-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By tango131
Good point to try it first in an inconspicuous...

Good point to try it first in an inconspicuous area, perhaps under floor mats etc. For the record, the peroxide did not do anything to my kaki colored shorts or the green cotton polo shirt I was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-06-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By tango131
None of the above. Just use store bought...

None of the above. Just use store bought hydrogen peroxide liquid directly on the blood stain. Takes the blood out immediately.

Learned that from my vet which had it on hand when I took my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-27-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,015
Posted By tango131
These are the tire rack survey ratings for...

These are the tire rack survey ratings for performance winter and regUlar winter. These ratings are averages of customer rating reviews.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,015
Posted By tango131
From experience on Porsche forums with folks who...

From experience on Porsche forums with folks who install winter tires on their cars, the sottozeros get mixed results. Some say they don't have good enough traction on the snow and wear out fast. ...
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