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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,153
Posted By RichNY
I have a 2014 28i, coming from a 2008 E90 335i...

I have a 2014 28i, coming from a 2008 E90 335i with a manual transmission.

The 35i (N54, but the N55 is very similar) was an amazing engine. Money no object, get it. It's not the 0-60...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By RichNY
I've got a 2014 M-Sport with the LS2 tires. ...

I've got a 2014 M-Sport with the LS2 tires. They've been fine in dry and wet conditions - no complaints at all. In the snow, however, they are dicey. Like RhoXS said, getting started is fine, but...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By RichNY
Everybody's monitor will be different, so I agree...

Everybody's monitor will be different, so I agree about trying to see it in person, but for what it's worth, on my monitor the picture above is pretty accurate. My 2014 is Carbon Black/Mojave. LOVE...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-18-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,284
Posted By RichNY
Love it in my 2014 28i. Comfort is perfect for...

Love it in my 2014 28i. Comfort is perfect for everyday driving, and Sport mode is intense for the backroads. I think the base setup is pretty good, so I wouldn't say DHP is a must have, but it's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-06-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By RichNY
I think Liverman was likely thinking of camber,...

I think Liverman was likely thinking of camber, caster, and toe, which are alignment-related and can affect handling and impact on-center feel a bit. In this case, I don't experience anything like...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-16-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By RichNY
Love this color combo - VR/Mojave! Pretty rare,...

Love this color combo - VR/Mojave! Pretty rare, but beautiful!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-16-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By RichNY
I have Carbon Black / Mojave as my color combo...

I have Carbon Black / Mojave as my color combo and love it. The Mojave is beautiful - it's less bland than it looks in pictures. A kind of gray/taupe color, with contrast stitching. Looks great...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-16-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By RichNY
I have a 28i m-sport and love the look and thick...

I have a 28i m-sport and love the look and thick steering wheel and sport seats, but I'd say definitely not a must-have. It is more cosmetic than anything (unless, in Canada, the suspension is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-14-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By RichNY
+1

+1
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-09-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By RichNY
Another vote here. Have had Safelite replace two...

Another vote here. Have had Safelite replace two windshields with no issues. One had an integrated rain sensor, so I insisted on OEM parts. Cost a bit more, but they sourced through the dealer and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-15-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,311
Posted By RichNY
+1. At the very least BMW Roadside Assistance...

+1. At the very least BMW Roadside Assistance should darn well know how to put the thing in Neutral in the case of a transmission or electrical failure!

OP - hope you're enjoying your vacation...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By RichNY
I'm not sure how financing through two companies...

I'm not sure how financing through two companies would work, but they'd certainly need to know about each other because I believe both need to be listed as lien holders on the title and with the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,432
Posted By RichNY
Carbon Black/Mojave

Carbon Black/Mojave
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,932
Posted By RichNY
Mine makes the same noise. Haven't worried about...

Mine makes the same noise. Haven't worried about it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,955
Posted By RichNY
Lots of new A4s here in NY. Probably more than...

Lots of new A4s here in NY. Probably more than new 3s.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,177
Posted By RichNY
I agree with those that say hydroplaning has more...

I agree with those that say hydroplaning has more to do with tires (tread design, tread compound, and rubber compound), car weight, speed, and depth of water than anything else. Hydroplaning...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,771
Posted By RichNY
Definitely try removing the pairing and then...

Definitely try removing the pairing and then repairing (only takes a minute or so). I've found it necessary occasionally after a firmware update on the iPhone. This is true with the BMW system and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,877
Posted By RichNY
Both are great cars, and money no object, the S4...

Both are great cars, and money no object, the S4 is definitely my choice. At $56K for the S4, though, I'd start thinking about a CTS-V. What's $5K more at that point? Slippery slope. =)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,565
Posted By RichNY
+1. I agree with all of these points. In...

+1. I agree with all of these points. In particular, #1. Find a flat surface and try letting the clutch out really slowly. At the engagement point, "feather" it a bit (meaning make tiny...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By RichNY
Well, I actually have found my present and past...

Well, I actually have found my present and past BMWs to be pretty reliable. No less reliable than our Honda Odyssey. Actually, our most reliable cars have been two Mazdas that we owned. Over 8...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By RichNY
I really think it depends on your particular...

I really think it depends on your particular sample. I had a G35x that needed a new transmission after 5k miles and was in the shop for rattles and other stuff a bunch of times before I sold it at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,227
Posted By RichNY
Looks pretty cool. I guess I'll hold off on...

Looks pretty cool. I guess I'll hold off on getting that Garmin for a bit to see how this pans out.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,682
Posted By RichNY
I have an e90 335i and an '05 Odyssey with three...

I have an e90 335i and an '05 Odyssey with three kids, the same ages as yours (my oldest just turned 6).

1. With some work, I can get three seats across the back. The key is to find narrow...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
Posted By RichNY
FWIW, my dealer was also strict about it being...

FWIW, my dealer was also strict about it being exactly one year (or more), and they did NOT reset the counter, so my next one will be at two years or ~ 15k miles, whichever comes first.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,589
Posted By RichNY
On the trade-in, try www.galves.com. It'll cost...

On the trade-in, try www.galves.com. It'll cost a few bucks to get a value for your car, but the last couple of times I've traded a car in, the values the dealers were using were VERY close to...
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