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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-08-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,596
Posted By ponti33609
DraftMaster is a great rack! Considered that...

DraftMaster is a great rack! Considered that when I was thinking hitch way back.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-08-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,596
Posted By ponti33609
For sure it will be easier. Much more expensive...

For sure it will be easier. Much more expensive too. Think I was priced north of a grand pricing out the hitch. I had the rack which is $300 and the rails etc another $250 so I am in for less than...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-04-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,596
Posted By ponti33609
Thule/Yakima Setup on X3

No feet needed. Nothing touches the roof itself. The 460 clamps onto the rail on your X3. Yakima said they were coming out with one but not sure if they ever did. They do have a aero bar setup I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-25-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,296
Posted By ponti33609
Hmmm. I still think most folks here lie :) on...

Hmmm. I still think most folks here lie :) on their mpg or do not have the same calibration as I do on what is city driving.

35i
City Driving = 15.8-16,2. All City
All Highway = 26.5-27.0 All...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-17-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By ponti33609
Hey Doc. To put in perspective. My wife's CRV got...

Hey Doc. To put in perspective. My wife's CRV got 1/2 mpg better than her X3 so from that standpoint I'm happy with my 15.5 on the X3 and unhappy with 16 on a CRV.




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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By ponti33609
We have the exact same numbers and driving...

We have the exact same numbers and driving habits.

Bob


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By ponti33609
Yes. I thought it was extremely over priced and...

Yes. I thought it was extremely over priced and didn't cover seals and gaskets. I ended up buying and exclusion plan 7/70 from Fidelity which does for 30% the BMW plan.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-03-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By ponti33609
F25 X3 Car Cover

Thx for all the responses. My building is the type where the bottom floor is parking with the units built above so it is more than a car port but less than a sealed garage. I looked at the custom...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-03-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By ponti33609
Nice, another in Tampa! Can I ask about how...

Nice, another in Tampa! Can I ask about how frequently you use it?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-03-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By ponti33609
F25 X3 Car Cover

Hi - We are moving to a downtown condo which has a parking garage. It is covered but open so we notice, like most garages, that dust piles up fairly quickly. We will be walking to work most days...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By ponti33609
Yes, what we hope to find out....will the local...

Yes, what we hope to find out....will the local Sears/Firestone place be able to hookup and reset the computer? Doing a search on their site, they seem to recognize the car and battery so I am...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By ponti33609
Yes, found that easy enough to jump start his...

Yes, found that easy enough to jump start his car.......figured it was elswhere and someone posted a pic here which helped.....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By ponti33609
Dumb Question of the Day...........

I need to jump start my father-in-laws car the other evening. I discoverd what all you knew that the battery in not under the hood. I searched here and see it is under the cargo area in trunk which...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,259
Posted By ponti33609
Roof racks without roof rails? (BMX X3 F25 2013)

Note that the 2014's are easier than pre models.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By ponti33609
Roof Rail Installation Part information

And a few have done this but it requires taking down the headliner once you have the proper rails.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-13-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By ponti33609
Extended Warranty Options

That guy in So Cal sold Zurich name is Dan Dutton. Another very good to work with guy with a lot of posts regarding his super level of service.

It was ~ 50% more for what appeared to me to be...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By ponti33609
I hear you. I did a lot of reseach and found...

I hear you. I did a lot of reseach and found Fidelity and one other (forget the one) to be the best. I also read where Fidelity does or use to write the warranty for Lexus and I know from research...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By ponti33609
Went thru the same as you. I read more good than...

Went thru the same as you. I read more good than bad about Fidelity and the main reason I went with a non BMW extended plan was to have seals and gaskets covered. Fidelity does and BMW doesn't. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,180
Posted By ponti33609
I copy and pasted this from another post. I got...

I copy and pasted this from another post. I got my policy from Troy. His email is below. Great guy and a good price IMO.

I opted for Fidelity as I bought new and I liked that it covers seals...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,421
Posted By ponti33609
Lease or Buy: 2014 X3

I saw another post that has good advice. We didn't get the Nav system as we rarely go anywhere by car that we need directions and didn't want something we felt was inferior to our iPhones maps....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,421
Posted By ponti33609
Lease or Buy: 2014 X3

We do not have the tech package on our MY14 and my wife loaded her 1,500 songs onto a 32 meg stick and plays it thru the port in the center console. She tried it before she ordered to make sure it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-10-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By ponti33609
We live in Tampa and we would like it when the...

We live in Tampa and we would like it when the temp is in the 40's. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-10-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,084
Posted By ponti33609
Advise on buying X3 or RDX or Q5

CPO is great if they cover you till 100k. I opted for fidelity as I bought new and I liked that it covers seals and gaskets and the extended BMW did not. Fidelity writes plans for Lexus or did so...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-10-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,084
Posted By ponti33609
Also, FWIW, we bought an extended warranty 7/70...

Also, FWIW, we bought an extended warranty 7/70 for less than $1,300 bucks from Fidelity which I belive writes a lot of Lexus' waraanty programs. We bought the non BMW for 2 reasons:

1. Price was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-10-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,852
Posted By ponti33609
To me it looks very much like an X3 in body...

To me it looks very much like an X3 in body design so I am not sure it will look fresh longer visually anyway. I struggle with this a lot. Stage of like where I would like my wife to have an X5. ...
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