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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 41,932
Posted By x3pig
Execuhitch installer in Ottawa, ON, Canada

I was wondering if anyone knows of an Execuhitch installer in Ottawa area up in Canada. The two dealers in town don't seem to have a clue what it is.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-27-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By x3pig
I had a set of Pilots on wife's 2007 X3 and the...

I had a set of Pilots on wife's 2007 X3 and the car handled anything we could throw at it. Highway driving in snow and icy condition - check. Good handling and quiet ride on dry/wet roads (probably...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,032
Posted By x3pig
Got a 2013 X5 35i for ~$500 over invoice - total...

Got a 2013 X5 35i for ~$500 over invoice - total of close to $15,000 off MSRP. Dealers will likely sell close to invoice for vehicles they have on inventory as the 2014 are starting to arrive.
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By x3pig
FredoinSF - thanks for the links. I read through...

FredoinSF - thanks for the links. I read through most of the posts. The challenge is that the Canadian incentives, prices, and packages are quite different that in the US - this makes comparison...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By x3pig
Looking to get into the 2013 X5 35i - what's a good deal?

I am looking to replace my older X3 with the outgoing 2013 X5 as there seem to be good deals going around (and I don't particularly like the styling on the 2014 models). Here in Canada, I was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,562
Posted By x3pig
No vibration whatsoever here - the steering wheel...

No vibration whatsoever here - the steering wheel and the car overall feels smooth like silk regardless of the speed. I had problems with vibration before my last service - the dealer traced it to a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By x3pig
My 2007 X3 has also been pretty much flowless so...

My 2007 X3 has also been pretty much flowless so far - now at ~25K miles (~41K km). An excellent car that I got really used to despite a few quirks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,204
Posted By x3pig
I thought I will add my own comments from the...

I thought I will add my own comments from the 2007 X3 3.0si perspective since so far my experience has been very positive. I especially enjoy the X3 after having it back after a minor accident and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,697
Posted By x3pig
I have exactly same problem with the 2007 X3! I...

I have exactly same problem with the 2007 X3! I plan to raise it with the dealer during my first service appointment. For now I just resigned to using the seat button whenever the seat is in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By x3pig
My 2007 X3 3.0si (2006 production) seems to have...

My 2007 X3 3.0si (2006 production) seems to have TPM / FTM, however, I have never seen it in action. It sounds like some of the systems are fairly sensitive. I have not topped up my tires since I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,563
Posted By x3pig
2007 X3 and had the same issue from the time I...

2007 X3 and had the same issue from the time I picked up the car from the dealer last December. The "eye" is always pitch dark / black - even though the car starts fine and my voltage inverter when...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By x3pig
Just to take the other side of the argument: when...

Just to take the other side of the argument: when I got my X3 I testdrove cars with the standard seats as well as with the comfort seats. I did not really like the comfort seats for 2 reasons:

1)...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,116
Posted By x3pig
I am having some intermitent rattles (fairly...

I am having some intermitent rattles (fairly light) from the sunroof on my 2007 X3 3.0si. So far they were not enough for me to take it to the dealer.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By x3pig
This sounds interesting. Riuster, can you...

This sounds interesting. Riuster, can you re-post the link / insturctions - they seem to be missing :( (unless the problem exists between my chair and the keyboard).
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,900
Posted By x3pig
Thanks Tom - much appreciated. Replied to your...

Thanks Tom - much appreciated. Replied to your question in the other thread as well.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-03-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 317,846
Posted By x3pig
I have the standard DICE kit hooked up to the...

I have the standard DICE kit hooked up to the Business CD (no NAV, Sat Radio, etc.)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,900
Posted By x3pig
On a related note: I had my DICE iPod kit...

On a related note: I had my DICE iPod kit installed for a few months now. So far my experience is somewhat mixed. On one hand, the kit, when it works allows pretty good control of the iPod,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By x3pig
midijab - this gives me an idea - perhaps it is...

midijab - this gives me an idea - perhaps it is possible to just install the alarm siren without all the other sensors and code the car to chirp when locking, etc.

Has anyone try to do something...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By x3pig
OK - this brings up an issue I have with how BMW...

OK - this brings up an issue I have with how BMW decided to package things in 2007. The problem is that unless you have the actual alarm installed (I was quoted C$700 here in Canada) there is no way...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By x3pig
2007 X3 3.0si here - no servotronic, but I love...

2007 X3 3.0si here - no servotronic, but I love the feel of the standard steering. Initially I thought it might be a bit to heavy for my wife, but she just laughed at me when I made the comment -...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,731
Posted By x3pig
AzNMpower32: thanks for the tip - I will try this...

AzNMpower32: thanks for the tip - I will try this next time in an empty parking lot. I wonder whether it is something that the BMW software experts could instill into the cars brain permanently ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By x3pig
Nope - the only way is to use the buttons / menu...

Nope - the only way is to use the buttons / menu on the cellphone
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By x3pig
On my last ski trip I had my 205 cm slalom skis...

On my last ski trip I had my 205 cm slalom skis in a skibag and 2 pairs of cross country skis in the skip bag - they all *just* fit.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,731
Posted By x3pig
My 2007 X3 also came with Pirelli Scorpions. ...

My 2007 X3 also came with Pirelli Scorpions. Although the car outhandles most 2-wheel drive vehicles in any winter conditions Canada would throw at it (rain, freezing rain ice rink, packed snow, 12"...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By x3pig
2007 X3 3.0si here in Canada - so far we drove it...

2007 X3 3.0si here in Canada - so far we drove it in temperatures from +8C to -20C and never got the tire pressure warning. Having read all the posts I wonder whether it even works :)
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