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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-15-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By index2020
Second that. Having had an X3 for 2 yrs now, I...

Second that. Having had an X3 for 2 yrs now, I can say that the only regret I have is not having gotten the premium sound system...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By index2020
I've had the car for 2 yrs now and am ashamed to...

I've had the car for 2 yrs now and am ashamed to admit it that I never noticed this!!!

On my HID version, the inner lamps look so real that I had always assumed that they provide the high beam...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-24-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By index2020
What network is used for BMW telematics

What cellular mobile network (AT&T? Verizon? Sprint? T-Mobile?) is used for data transfer to/from the new BMW cars (e.g., for calling emergency, sending waypoints to car)?

Just curious... since I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-22-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By index2020
Thanks all for replies. I wasn't joking :)...

Thanks all for replies.

I wasn't joking :) I imagine all mechanical devices have tolerance levels and just wasn't sure of the boundaries here. Though, now that I think about it, in New York City...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-22-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By index2020
Continuous Run Time?

We are planning on a road trip to Chicago from New York next week. 12 hrs or so I think. There is one option where my wife and I alternate driving and we do it in one go (perhaps a few restroom/snack...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-29-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By index2020
Pay by self or insurance

So, had a bit of a fender scratch on black pain. No dents. Just lots of scraped paint on the real bumper.

Need some advice on whether I should file insurance claim ($500 deduct + rate going up?)...
Forum: General BMW 10-19-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 28,658
Posted By index2020
Can you pls send me the details as well. For 2012...

Can you pls send me the details as well. For 2012 X3. Thanks,
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-09-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,796
Posted By index2020
Good to know that! I thought the downloads from...

Good to know that! I thought the downloads from BMW were customized for specific VIN and can be uploaded only to the specific car?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-09-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,796
Posted By index2020
Map Update -- Worth It? 2013 North American Premium - USB 2014 Version 1A

Hi -

Just got an email from BMW NA letting me know that I can upgrade to the

BMW X3 2011 - 2013
North American Premium - USB 2014 Version 1A

for $245. I have the 2012 BMW X3. Wanted to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By index2020
Anyone have a sense of what kind of $$$ we are...

Anyone have a sense of what kind of $$$ we are talking about for a "professional job" here?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By index2020
Thanks. Where does one get the touch-up paint?...

Thanks. Where does one get the touch-up paint? From the dealership? Third parties? Online?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-26-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By index2020
Light touch up for bumper scratches

Well, this happened to my parked car... so I'm going to blame it on bad luck! Anyway, I came back to the car to see this! Very light scratches on the front left of the bumper that's visible from 18"...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By index2020
Thanks. Any recommendations on iOS apps? I'm...

Thanks. Any recommendations on iOS apps? I'm looking for something that is comprehensive in the amount of data it can download for offline analyses. I don't think I will be looking at much data when...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By index2020
OBD info geek

I came across this recently -- http://www.automatic.com/

I was wondering if there are other devices that can stream more detailed info from OBD to an iPhone. Yes, I'm a total info nerd.

Thanks,
Forum: General BMW 09-14-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 882
Posted By index2020
iPhone 5

Anybody know what's the story with iPhone 5 connectivity with current BMW models?

I have a 2012 X3 and am using my iPhone 4 with a standard USB cable (no iPhone adapter) to play music and it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-20-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By index2020
My sense - based on 6,000 miles of intense usage...

My sense - based on 6,000 miles of intense usage - is that it is based on assumed speed limits for the roads along with the traffic conditions / delays on the route. In my experience, it doesn't use...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,919
Posted By index2020
Navigation: Function currently not available

Strangest thing happened yesterday. We were driving down I-87 (New York) and took a break at a diner for about 60 min. When we restarted the car, the navigational system was unavailable. The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,774
Posted By index2020
I already have a 2012 X3 28i. But if I were...

I already have a 2012 X3 28i. But if I were thinking about a 2012 28i vs. 2013 28i I'm thinking the cost of ownership will be $2,200 less with the 2013 X3 over the first 3 years (all else constant). ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,065
Posted By index2020
In the case of shared cars, perhaps... with a...

In the case of shared cars, perhaps... with a spouse? I'm just trying to think of the most likely reason!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By index2020
As many posters have pointed out -- depends...

As many posters have pointed out -- depends primarily on where you drive.

I do 50% of my miles in Manhattan where xenon lamps have zero additional benefit; another 50% on Saw Mill River / Taconic...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-21-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,091
Posted By index2020
Yes - it exists (I have a 2012 X3 28i; Jan...

Yes - it exists (I have a 2012 X3 28i; Jan production). It takes some getting used to and after the first week I haven't noticed it. My take is that the power-train computer tries its best to keep...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,731
Posted By index2020
Lots of room... I did custom build 2012 X3. MSRP...

Lots of room... I did custom build 2012 X3. MSRP was around $48,000; I closed deal at $44,000. Slightly below invoice I think. Did help that in this part of the country there are 6 dealers in a 15...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,731
Posted By index2020
Go to TrueCar.com and figure out the INVOICE...

Go to TrueCar.com and figure out the INVOICE price of your build.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,065
Posted By index2020
0.6 miles > I'm guessing it's for privacy...

0.6 miles > I'm guessing it's for privacy reasons. Though, personally, I think that's very lame... Should be able to track my car and make sure it's in the same place I left it :)
Forum: General BMW 02-16-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By index2020
BMW My Remote app arrives in the US

http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/16/bmw-my-remote-app-arrives-in-the-us-3-series-with-stinger-missi/



My BMW Remote Mobile App Now Available

15.02.2012

New mobile app lets customers access...
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