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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By x3ml
http://www.youtube.com/v/lRjcDwm6B6A

http://www.youtube.com/v/lRjcDwm6B6A
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
Nice to hear Bob and hope it stays that way! ...

Nice to hear Bob and hope it stays that way! Could be more to a software install they may not be telling you.

My 07 they flashed the memory 11 times in 3 years and finally replaced some hardware...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
RIGHT!!! No Favoritism* *except if...

RIGHT!!! No Favoritism*



*except if it's towards BMW AG. :angel:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
Giving them a letter won't help IMHO, but won't...

Giving them a letter won't help IMHO, but won't hurt either I suppose. The 07+ X3 AT is just the type of vehicle to avoid all together. From the crapiest to the smooth shifting, and anything in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,912
Posted By x3ml
http://gothamist.com/attachments/jsaxena/051001bmw...

http://gothamist.com/attachments/jsaxena/051001bmw.jpg

A bit more on the bomb scare story here... and this BMW guy's "excuse" for leaving the X3 running while picnicking with the wife.

May be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,912
Posted By x3ml
http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/05/10/alg_m...

http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/05/10/alg_museum_suspicious_car-1.jpg

This 2011 X3 test vehicle came with the roof rail...

Source: nydailynews.com...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,912
Posted By x3ml
Spy, shop or real? (sans roof rack)

http://www.autobild.de/ir_img/74601934_da3b8f2378.jpg
http://www.autobild.de/ir_img/74601974_3e3c0de6ca.jpg

Source: Autobild (http://www.autobild.de/artikel/bmw-x3-vorschau_1173121.html)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,912
Posted By x3ml
Sorry folks! I made a mistake. It is U.S....

Sorry folks! I made a mistake. It is U.S. numbers, but 6,067 to be exact for 2009. See:

http://www.bmwblog.com/2010/01/06/bmwusa-sales-up-9-in-december-2009/
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,912
Posted By x3ml
I am not sure why anyone would get excited by the...

I am not sure why anyone would get excited by the new X3's styling. First it's too similar to the existing X3 (which by the way only sells about 7,000 a year). Some may even think it's only a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,684
Posted By x3ml
I test drove almost all of the X3 competitors and...

I test drove almost all of the X3 competitors and wanted to take a look at the brand new Caddy SRX too. But I am 99.99% sure it has a GM transmission in it so I didn't bother after all. But hope...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,163
Posted By x3ml
KCMO, my 07 X3's been in the shop over a dozen...

KCMO, my 07 X3's been in the shop over a dozen times, over a month in total days and almost 10 different software updates. And I think it got to the point what you are experiencing, after BMW "found...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
RFBurns, please keep us posted of your findings....

RFBurns, please keep us posted of your findings. We'll all look forward to your report. With so much attention on the Toyota fiasco these days, I think it's very easy to conclude why all those NHTSA...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
Before you get a Q5, you'll need to do the same...

Before you get a Q5, you'll need to do the same research, as you are doing now. So you need a "Beater" and an AT, then go for 2006 or earlier X3. It has a 5-speed transmission, smooth and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
Judging from the brand you are driving, with such...

Judging from the brand you are driving, with such stellar customer satisfaction records, if you are going for the 07 AT or the dealers' assistance, I think you will be disappointed. Go with MT...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
MP, I have attempted many times over the years to...

MP, I have attempted many times over the years to describe the "symptoms" of my AT in words. Because of the variation of the degrees, and the many different types of symptoms experienced by...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,787
Posted By x3ml
Mmmmmmm. I thought the "what ever" would be you!...

Mmmmmmm. I thought the "what ever" would be you! MD. So you hope you will be cured? I hope so too!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
WPeeler, my X3 drove like crap for almost 3 years...

WPeeler, my X3 drove like crap for almost 3 years and I tried everything and given all the patience to wait for the Ultimate Driving Machine I never had. At the end, I am just trying to find out if...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
Mariodr, can you say your x3 is 100% what it's...

Mariodr, can you say your x3 is 100% what it's "supposed" to be... all the time? Driving my X3 over a period of time is probably the worst experience anyone would want in a vehicle. Even when it's...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-04-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 40,749
Posted By x3ml
Folks, for more comprehensive comparisons, visit...

Folks, for more comprehensive comparisons, visit this site:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=397431
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
Question X3 Auto Transmission Problem Myths

I am within days of finally giving up the keys to the X3. Few more observations I would like to share:


Myth #1 - Adaptations would spoil otherwise satisfactory software updates

I had a total...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By x3ml
FYI, I have the same 07 3.0si (as yours) with...

FYI, I have the same 07 3.0si (as yours) with about the same KM, Premium with PDC, excellent cond'n . 3 months back a BMW dealer would give me 24k as a trade-in, another brand's dealer 26k. Now,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 330,159
Posted By x3ml
Welcome Minz, let me make a guess here... You...

Welcome Minz, let me make a guess here... You bought a used 07+ X3 with AT. You'd never come across this forum before your purchase nor did you notice anything amiss during the test drive. Your...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By x3ml
Best PR Job Ever Video

Worst Parking Job Ever (Response) Video, Watch!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyD6arNlTE8
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By x3ml
Suspect identified, see: ...

Suspect identified, see:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4644081&postcount=8
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By x3ml
Thanks to Google Streetview, what you see could...

Thanks to Google Streetview, what you see could be the suspect's X5 here, close to the exact parking spot where the event apparently took place:
...
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