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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-22-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,125
Posted By HBWT
Golf R = NICER!

Golf R = NICER!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-22-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,125
Posted By HBWT
As much as I like my X1, I love my Miata more. I...

As much as I like my X1, I love my Miata more. I bought my '06 Winning Blue GT (31K miles) 6 months after I got my X1. It became a fair weather car and I've spent many hours modding it. The FM...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-29-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By HBWT
The DMV of VA is who I would call first. The VA...

The DMV of VA is who I would call first. The VA dealer is required to break down into detail every line item that is charged and give clear indication of where those DMV fees and taxes go. Keep in...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,306
Posted By HBWT
hmmm...never looked at it that way but makes...

hmmm...never looked at it that way but makes sense, sadly.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By HBWT
Dirty Sock Syndrome can often be cured by drying...

Dirty Sock Syndrome can often be cured by drying out the evaporator prior to vehicle shut-down. Press the AC(snowflake) button shortly before (a few minutes)your reach your destination. You might...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-30-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 23,066
Posted By HBWT
Anyone/any shop that can remove the rear bumper...

Anyone/any shop that can remove the rear bumper can easily install the Invisihitch. I did it myself in a couple of hours with no previous experience removing the X1 bumper. It's not difficult. ...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-07-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By HBWT
Yeah, and it doesn't match m'drapes

Yeah, and it doesn't match m'drapes
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-07-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By HBWT
I received a letter and accompanying print

from BMW thanking me for my patronage. As thanks they sent me the following print of an artist's rendering of the X1 in it's early development stages. Yellow?...not my first choice of color. ...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-06-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,306
Posted By HBWT
NOT so...I had the same thing happen this...

NOT so...I had the same thing happen this weekend(Roofing nail in the middle of my left rear tire) and I patched it with a vulcanizied mushroom plug in about 15 minutes. I expect that plug to last...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-03-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By HBWT
Geico insurance SUX...I expect their Ext Warranty...

Geico insurance SUX...I expect their Ext Warranty to be pricey and a money maker for, you guessed it, Geico.
Want to find out how bad Geico can be? Just get hit by someone with Geico and try to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-02-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By HBWT
Accessories are vastly different from options. ...

Accessories are vastly different from options. As far as accessories are concerned...
1. BMW OEM All-weather mats awesome!
2. Execuhitch expensive but MORE awesome!
3. BMW OEM Plastic...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,794
Posted By HBWT
That was either a typo or an ignorant statement

That was either a typo or an ignorant statement
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By HBWT
add to that... 4. Minivan 5. any 2-Door...

add to that...

4. Minivan
5. any 2-Door car
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-28-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By HBWT
Let's hope it's built and in transit long before...

Let's hope it's built and in transit long before Octoberfest.
GL!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-26-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By HBWT
The only thing I can think of that would cause...

The only thing I can think of that would cause the inner and outer edges to wear out and the center not to, would be under inflation. Having racked up 19K miles is not too bad, however. Although,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-11-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By HBWT
What language is this? Google translator...

What language is this?
Google translator struggling to figure it out
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-08-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By HBWT
Unfortunately, you were remiss in not taking it...

Unfortunately, you were remiss in not taking it to the dealer right away and that places all responsibility squarely on you.
Time to move on, IMO.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By HBWT
The last year of most any generation of a...

The last year of most any generation of a particular car will show declining sales. That, and competition in this size segment SAV/SUV work against the sales numbers.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By HBWT
Not sure if these wheels fit the current model, but...

FWIW...they may be worth a bid.

https://www.proxibid.com/asp/LotDetail.asp?ahid=1683&aid=82843&lid=20574568&title=New-BMW-X5-18-Wheels-and-Tires
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-23-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By HBWT
True that BMWs have between 6-8% error over...

True that BMWs have between 6-8% error over actual speed. My Miata is dead on as was my Audi Q5 AND my Golf. So not all cars have built in error.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,645
Posted By HBWT
Your tire is not defective. It performed as...

Your tire is not defective. It performed as designed. RunFlats can be plugged or patched just like any other tire. Dealers, manufacturers, and tire shops insisting that they can't be repaired is...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By HBWT
Now that's some funny shizz right there

Now that's some funny shizz right there
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By HBWT
Simple repair. Remove bumper. Sand and prep. ...

Simple repair. Remove bumper. Sand and prep. Respray and re-install. Make sure they use a flex additive.

DO NOT let someone "touch-up" this bumper. Plastic bumper touch-ups always begin to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-29-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,590
Posted By HBWT
The first thing you should do is name names for...

The first thing you should do is name names for the sake of other would-be BMW buyers. Then go buy your new BMW somewhere else.
Or vice versa.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By HBWT
Congrats and welcome to all you guys!

Congrats and welcome to all you guys!
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