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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-06-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,163
Posted By bren
Hard to tell from that picture, but the adjusters...

Hard to tell from that picture, but the adjusters are an obvious protrusion from the front strut/rear shock body.

You are giving BMW too much credit with the idrive settings. AFAIK, they don't...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-25-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,277
Posted By bren
The WeatherTech liner seems better thought out...

The WeatherTech liner seems better thought out than BMW's - and it fits perfectly.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,461
Posted By bren
The memory seat in this thing is dumb. It...

The memory seat in this thing is dumb.

It doesn't work like past BMW's - I can't figure it out either, although honestly I haven't tried very hard. :angel:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,306
Posted By bren
In my experience silver/gray cars are WAY easier...

In my experience silver/gray cars are WAY easier to keep "looking" clean than any other color. White may hide swirls, but it shows all the black road grime/crud all over the tail.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By bren
I understand asking about technical changes,...

I understand asking about technical changes, which there really aren't any, but paint color is purely personal preference. IMO, black sapphire has it all over carbon darkbluepurpleblack, yuck.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By bren
You may be the only person ever to prefer the E83...

You may be the only person ever to prefer the E83 interior materials over the F25.

Of course dumping a perfectly good low mileage car is a bad financial proposition, but if you can afford it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,306
Posted By bren
Yes, darker colors are hard to keep looking...

Yes, darker colors are hard to keep looking clean. If that bothers you then definitely get a lighter color. :dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,915
Posted By bren
There is no difference in ground clearance. The...

There is no difference in ground clearance. The lower bit is just painted vs. black plastic.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,915
Posted By bren
Is it worth it? No of course not, but that...

Is it worth it? No of course not, but that shouldn't stop you from adding it anyway. :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,115
Posted By bren
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,637
Posted By bren
I advised of the facts to correct the "sounded...

I advised of the facts to correct the "sounded like" issue that you had from the salesman speak.

edit:

DHP is a combination package of features. It includes Variable sport steering and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,637
Posted By bren
That is incorrect, and easily verifiable by...

That is incorrect, and easily verifiable by ducking under the truck and looking at the shock body for the presence of the control motor. There will be no such thing without the DHP option.

The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-03-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By bren
You do realize that you can manually upshift too,...

You do realize that you can manually upshift too, right? ;)

Sounds like you need to familiarize yourself with the duration of time it takes for the car to revert back to auto mode after you've...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,368
Posted By bren
Have you not driven the 35i yet? I'd suggest...

Have you not driven the 35i yet?

I'd suggest you wait a few months and save some more money, and then buy the car you really want.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,082
Posted By bren
You signed a sales order - does it show the alu...

You signed a sales order - does it show the alu rail option? If yes, smack self in head. If no, then have the dealer correct their mistake. :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-11-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By bren
You aren't going to be able to see much without...

You aren't going to be able to see much without some disassembly. Probably best to hop on google.

http://www.bmwblog.com/wp-content/uploads/n55-turbo-twin-scroller1-655x491.jpg
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-04-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By bren
Page 20 in the manual details the function of...

Page 20 in the manual details the function of memory buttons.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,815
Posted By bren
There is a steel wheel solution that people use...

There is a steel wheel solution that people use on the e90m3 which should likely fit - I think the wheel comes from a variant of the older gen 5 series xit. No idea if there's a tire of the proper...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,036
Posted By bren
A plug kit, a can of slime, and an air...

A plug kit, a can of slime, and an air compressor.

Else, don't forget with that spare that you'll need a jack and a lug wrench too.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,341
Posted By bren
Yeah, the dealer sold a car that they didn't have...

Yeah, the dealer sold a car that they didn't have an allocation for.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-14-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,856
Posted By bren
Diversity of responses? I'm going to go out on...

Diversity of responses? I'm going to go out on a limb and say that you'll get a bunch of people here who prefer the x3, and a bunch over there that prefer the x5. ;)

Your comparison is faulty...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-07-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,661
Posted By bren
The only way to get adjustable dampers is with...

The only way to get adjustable dampers is with the dhp option.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-06-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,655
Posted By bren
You're looking at $50k suv's and a couple mpg's...

You're looking at $50k suv's and a couple mpg's is the deal breaker? :confused: :dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-04-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,371
Posted By bren
There are optional 19" wheels? I thought that...

There are optional 19" wheels? I thought that ended with the 2011 models.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-03-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,661
Posted By bren
Just so long as you don't mind sitting on...

Just so long as you don't mind sitting on flat-as-a-board seats.....
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