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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-05-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,059
Posted By adgrant
The E84 is an E9x model. Its based on the E91....

The E84 is an E9x model. Its based on the E91. The first gen I series cars are also based on the E90 platform.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-05-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,712
Posted By adgrant
That is true. I was actually a late converter to...

That is true. I was actually a late converter to the iPhone. I got one because I had a Mac and an iPad. I got the iPad because I hated my Windows XP notebook. I got the Mac because my Windows XP...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By adgrant
It is unfortunate that the 8spd auto...

It is unfortunate that the 8spd auto transmissions are so difficult to get out of Park if there is an issue with the electronics.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-05-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,712
Posted By adgrant
I don't agree that Android "is leaps and bounds...

I don't agree that Android "is leaps and bounds ahead of iOS". It does somethings better than iOS and somethings worse. iOS has much better protection against malware (and software piracy), much...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-05-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,712
Posted By adgrant
I own too mechanical watches, an Omega Seamaster...

I own too mechanical watches, an Omega Seamaster and a Hamilton. Both cost a lot more than my Apple Watch and neither is a particularly good (accurate) watch. I have grown tired of paying to maintain...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-05-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,712
Posted By adgrant
You can already use it as a hotel room key for...

You can already use it as a hotel room key for certain hotel chains.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By adgrant
Last time I tried that a few weeks ago, they...

Last time I tried that a few weeks ago, they refused to tow me because the car was broken down (locked in Park) at a stop light. They insisted the Police arrange a tow which cost me $271 even though...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By adgrant
Unfortunately I think it may be too late to get...

Unfortunately I think it may be too late to get the extended warranty for your X3. I have never been impressed with BMW Roadside Assist when I have needed them.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By adgrant
The X1 is four door FWD hatchback. Its more of a...

The X1 is four door FWD hatchback. Its more of a high end Mini or VW Golf competitor than an alternative for the X3.

FYI BMW models typically have a 7 year life cycle. The current X1 is the last...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-05-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,059
Posted By adgrant
Yes, an even bigger step down from the E90 based...

Yes, an even bigger step down from the E90 based E84 which some would consider the last real BMW.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-04-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,059
Posted By adgrant
The F48 may be a better looking car than the E84...

The F48 may be a better looking car than the E84 but it won't be a better car. Most of the F chassis cars have been better looking their E chassis predecessors. Pity they haven't actually been better...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 06-04-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By adgrant
The both share the same platform with the new...

The both share the same platform with the new Mini.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-31-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By adgrant
You can buy a BMW extended warranty from any BMW...

You can buy a BMW extended warranty from any BMW dealer. A third party warranty would be much more hassle, you would have to file a claim every time you needed a repair.

You don't have to buy it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,394
Posted By adgrant
The X5M had an auto transmission, not a DCT.

The X5M had an auto transmission, not a DCT.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By adgrant
Not quite true, you can buy a 7 year warranty...

Not quite true, you can buy a 7 year warranty from BMW if you buy a non CPO car still under warranty.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,168
Posted By adgrant
I took my car in yesterday to Westchester BMW...

I took my car in yesterday to Westchester BMW having booked an appointment earlier in the month. They gave me an X3 28 as a loaner which wasn't bad though the steering was numb of course and it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,168
Posted By adgrant
I took my car in yesterday to Westchester BMW...

I took my car in yesterday to Westchester BMW having booked an appointment earlier in the month. They gave me an X3 28 as a loaner which wasn't bad though the steering was numb of course and it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-25-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,712
Posted By adgrant
I can think at least two things it can do that...

I can think at least two things it can do that would make my life easier. Notifications and, more importantly, Apple Pay.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,168
Posted By adgrant
That's great. I am annoyed that they just issued...

That's great. I am annoyed that they just issued the battery bulletin 3 months after my car lost original warranty coverage.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,168
Posted By adgrant
Then you should get a free new battery with the...

Then you should get a free new battery with the N63 fixes.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,168
Posted By adgrant
Is the car still under warranty?

Is the car still under warranty?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By adgrant
Are you getting the messages, is it the original...

Are you getting the messages, is it the original battery?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,168
Posted By adgrant
I have seen the message a couple of times this...

I have seen the message a couple of times this week. Happens if I "wake up" the car (open doors, tailgate etc) and then don't start the engine for a while (loading, clearing snow etc). I suspect the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By adgrant
Definitely get the extended warranty if you buy...

Definitely get the extended warranty if you buy one. The V8s have lots of issues.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,168
Posted By adgrant
has it become more frequent with the cold...

has it become more frequent with the cold weather? Do you see it with the engine running?
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