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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-28-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By Snowman73
Apparently, the speakers in some cars are badly...

Apparently, the speakers in some cars are badly positioned. Dirac, is a Swedish company who create a virtual copy of the inside of the car. They then look at the optimal space within the car to get...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By Snowman73
actually no, I didn't realise it was so expensive...

actually no, I didn't realise it was so expensive so you are right, must sound a lot better than mine. Mind you, knowing Audi, maybe it is the same and they just charge you more! Haha!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By Snowman73
Maybe so and then again maybe not. :) Its all...

Maybe so and then again maybe not. :) Its all down to opinion really and I do laugh when I read all of your comments. Not one of you have heard the Euro version with DIRAC - it is a completely...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-24-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By Snowman73
I have the Euro version of the Professional sound...

I have the Euro version of the Professional sound system which is B&O but ours comes with DIRAC sound technology and its way better than anything I have heard in an Audi. I am told (as it is stated...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-20-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Snowman73
Whole tin of white paint over passenger footwell

Having decided to decorate my son's bedroom at the weekend, I picked up a brand new tin of white paint. On returning to my car at the DIY store I noticed some people near it so was distracted and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-30-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By Snowman73
Idrive Failure

The other day I left my car in a supermarket car park for 20 minutes. On return, I got in and started the car and noticed that the DAB radio was now playing AM - and had lost my pre-set stations....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-04-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Snowman73
All sorted - fixed it myself - there connector...

All sorted - fixed it myself - there connector wasn't pushed in far enough on the passenger side rear light cluster. Popped it in and no probem. Didnt have to go to the dealer either. Should have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-03-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Snowman73
Yes - suppose so - I was spoilt with my last...

Yes - suppose so - I was spoilt with my last beemer - did 153k miles in it and only three issues over that time - so a little dissapointed especially seeing I paid a lot of money. Still - hopefully...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Snowman73
Warning light came back on - booked into dealer...

Warning light came back on - booked into dealer on Thursday. Hopefully just a bulb that needs replacing or a loose connection as light does come on again every now and then.

And who says brand new...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Snowman73
Backup/Reverse Light Failure

We picked up our brand new car at the end of March this year. I absolutely love it, best car we have ever had.

Yesterday - my wife went to pick up our son from school - on engaging reverse, a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-25-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By Snowman73
Yes - I have had xenons in the past and I didn't...

Yes - I have had xenons in the past and I didn't have on my last BMW (330d SE). Got them this time and wow! Absolutely amazing at night - and they are VERY cool during the day with the LED angel...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By Snowman73
Nice colour - but I am biased :thumbup: ...

Nice colour - but I am biased :thumbup:
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2013 X3 3.0d M-sport Deep Sea Blue, Black Leather, Xenons,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Snowman73
Oh - I wish we paid the same price. My car was...

Oh - I wish we paid the same price. My car was showing just under 1/4 tank of fuel left so I filled up. 78 which is about $120 every time you fill up. Or nearer $140 from empty!!! Come on then -...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Snowman73
My car now has 1600 miles on the clock. I took...

My car now has 1600 miles on the clock. I took my family (four of us) with a full tank of diesel, a boot full of chairs and stuff to the coast for the day. Kept it in comfort and averaged 60 Mph. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-10-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,344
Posted By Snowman73
Why oh why are people trying to compare an X3...

Why oh why are people trying to compare an X3 with a 535 or 335. The X3 is an X3 - its not a "sedan" or saloon as we call it in the UK. I have owned many "sedans" and hot hatches - I have owned a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,091
Posted By Snowman73
I had a 330d with velour floor mats and was...

I had a 330d with velour floor mats and was always cleaning them because the kids got mud on them (they were grey too). My x3 came with black velour mats as standard so I decided to buy the BMW...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,748
Posted By Snowman73
Well - I owned a 330d SE which was 4 years old...

Well - I owned a 330d SE which was 4 years old (just) when I bought it with 62k on the clock. I had it for 6 years in total and apart from the brakes/discs and services, I replaces three things on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,730
Posted By Snowman73
Pictures are from the dealer when it first...

Pictures are from the dealer when it first arrived - it was a bit dirty and still had the delivery wax on it which is why it looks nice and shiny in the last picture.

I also added a picture of my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,730
Posted By Snowman73
Aluminium trim around the WINDOWS! Doh!

Aluminium trim around the WINDOWS! Doh!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,730
Posted By Snowman73
I have a deep sea blue M Sport and I ordered...

I have a deep sea blue M Sport and I ordered aluminium rails with that as I thought it looked far better than the satin black roof rails as I think they look hideous as well :rofl:

I also got the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-13-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Snowman73
Yes - UK waiting time takes ages - on average it...

Yes - UK waiting time takes ages - on average it takes a whole month from leaving Spartanburg until it is delivered into the port of southampton. The frustrating thing is that it gets on a ship in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By Snowman73
Hi, I have infact just swapped my 330d with...

Hi,

I have infact just swapped my 330d with HK for an X3 with the uk spec Professional sound which has 16 speakers as well as DIRAC technology, surround sound and graphic equaliser. I can confirm...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Snowman73
It could be worse - you could be in the UK. I...

It could be worse - you could be in the UK. I ordered my can on Jan 12th and it was still showing on the system as being delivered on April 12th which funnily enough is today. My car was delivered...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,007
Posted By Snowman73
I have to say, most of the dealers in the UK have...

I have to say, most of the dealers in the UK have white or black on the forecourts which is why I chose deep sea blue.

Its a lovely colour - but looks best with aluminium roof bars and trim round...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-09-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,979
Posted By Snowman73
Just been out for a drive in my 3.0d M-sport -...

Just been out for a drive in my 3.0d M-sport - only did a short five miles and averaged 49.4 MPG from cold in ECO mode. I reset the trip computer mid way through the drive and it was registering...
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