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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,698
Posted By CaliRubicon
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:cry:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-26-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,015
Posted By CaliRubicon
You know the rules, pics or it didn't happen....

You know the rules, pics or it didn't happen. Kidding but seriously let's see the painted black sections. I'm thinking of doing the same and would love to see how it came out.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-13-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By CaliRubicon
I have straps made for this situation with clear...

I have straps made for this situation with clear plastic tubing covering where it rubs. Seams to keep it from damaging the paint. Also check on those tow hooks some more. 70$ seems a little high. Jmo
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,494
Posted By CaliRubicon
I haven't had time to get in to the dealer but...

I haven't had time to get in to the dealer but would like to know if anyone has taken their x3 built after date in the bulletin in for this service. Defiantly have this problem and would like to know...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-26-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,818
Posted By CaliRubicon
Have the brushed and quite like it. I find it to...

Have the brushed and quite like it. I find it to be a cleaner more refined look then wood. But then I have never felt that wood trim improved the look of a modern car next to a bunch of plastic. Now...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,494
Posted By CaliRubicon
So is this saying that it only effects vehicles...

So is this saying that it only effects vehicles built before 1/16/2012?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-19-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,275
Posted By CaliRubicon
500 to 1000 over invoice is always a comfortable...

500 to 1000 over invoice is always a comfortable range for both buyer and dealer. Sometimes on a very popular vehicle you may have to go above this but sometimes it's possible to get under this as...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,275
Posted By CaliRubicon
Which is why I always try to encourage people to...

Which is why I always try to encourage people to do the research and I also try to help as much as I can by empowering people to be their own best advocate. I am in a few car forums and a common need...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,452
Posted By CaliRubicon
Some bonus programs may vary by dealer or...

Some bonus programs may vary by dealer or manufacturer. But generally sales are paid on commission, usually 25% of the profit of the deal. This is calculated on the profit above dealer invoice. If...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,275
Posted By CaliRubicon
You should get what you want and except no...

You should get what you want and except no substitute. You can arrive at the same price if you order or buy off of lot. The only difference might be the incentives. If you can stand to wait I always...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,348
Posted By CaliRubicon
The phone number was always way more accurate...

The phone number was always way more accurate than the website. Sometimes the website lagged by 4-5 days. Once it's released to the transport company your dealer has the best logistics. Its a good...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-07-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,656
Posted By CaliRubicon
Thnks for the advice. I have been surprised by...

Thnks for the advice. I have been surprised by the low level of customer service at roseville. The service dept. is definatly better then their sales but still lacking. I was beginning to wonder if...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-07-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,153
Posted By CaliRubicon
I am I rather tall guy (6' 4") and have two...

I am I rather tall guy (6' 4") and have two little ones in the back. One in a rear facing infant seat and one in a front facing seat. I am very comfortable with the space available. I do put the rear...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-05-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,686
Posted By CaliRubicon
Update. Yakima will be producing a set for the x3...

Update. Yakima will be producing a set for the x3 that fits inside of doors. Not sure when. With a mighty mount conversion all Yakima should fit on Thule aero blade system. The aero blade and the BMW...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-04-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,142
Posted By CaliRubicon
Sae issue developing on my x3 built in feb....

Sae issue developing on my x3 built in feb. anyone taken theirs to Roseville BMW? Took mine there and they seemed like they had never heard such a thing and said it must be normal.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-04-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,656
Posted By CaliRubicon
Having the same problem 12 model built in feb...

Having the same problem 12 model built in feb 2012. Service acted like they had never encountered it before. Anyone taken this problem to Roseville BMW yet?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-04-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By CaliRubicon
Locking issue

1 month and 1500 miles on 2012 x3 35. So far we love the car but have had a couple of strange events recently.
First I was getting fuel and locked the car with sunroof open. Went in paid and came...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-29-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,070
Posted By CaliRubicon
Now there is something that would provide peace...

Now there is something that would provide peace of mind. To bad the oil life sensors on vehicles are only odometer driven. I had heard that the interval went up when they started providing "free"...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-29-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,070
Posted By CaliRubicon
Oil change intervals?

How often do you change your oil? 15k sounds like along time. Does anyone know how long this has been recomended by BMW?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,605
Posted By CaliRubicon
I was not aware that you get the entire tax hit...

I was not aware that you get the entire tax hit on a lease. That makes a huge difference. One of the largest advantages of leasing is that you only pay tax on the amount you lease. That's another...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,605
Posted By CaliRubicon
I agree with the previous posters. In my opinion...

I agree with the previous posters. In my opinion you have to compare equally across the board. Same down as drive off fees ect. Also never hurts to call a couple of dealers besides carmax. I have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-26-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 45,698
Posted By CaliRubicon
Do you have a option with the execuhitch to have...

Do you have a option with the execuhitch to have a 2" receiver for those of us with multiple devices that use a hitch?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 45,698
Posted By CaliRubicon
Anyone else having problems with the length of...

Anyone else having problems with the length of the hitch? And that was the BMW hitch not execuhitch?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,686
Posted By CaliRubicon
Anyone use Yakima with BMW rails?

Has anyone tried the Yakima system on the BMW roof rail? Any conversion issues? I would hate to start over as I have a nice collection of Yakima. Thanks for your input.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-25-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By CaliRubicon
Hi everybody

Hi there

Just introducing myself. Will be picking up our custom ordered x3 in the next couple weeks and look forward to sharing and learning with everyone here. Thanks and have a great day.
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