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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-10-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By ssbrad
So I'm now at ~28,000 miles and am beginning to...

So I'm now at ~28,000 miles and am beginning to think that the transfer case symptoms are coming back (after it was replaced April). While I'm sorry to hear that it's happening again to you, I'm...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By ssbrad
I finally got my X1 back after 3 1/2 weeks (the...

I finally got my X1 back after 3 1/2 weeks (the wait, I was told, was related to the transfer case coming over from Germany via boat). FWIW, I have noticed I am getting slightly better mileage now...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-16-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By ssbrad
Exact same thing happened to me. My X1...

Exact same thing happened to me.

My X1 started making a grinding sound when turning, this got worse very quickly and included a heavy vibration in the steering wheel. I had noticed (but...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-25-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By ssbrad
After much deliberation, I decided to buy the...

After much deliberation, I decided to buy the 2013 X1 28x that I had been focused on... So as of Monday I'm the happy owner of a Glacier Silver with black Nevada interior, X line. The first 200...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-15-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By ssbrad
Definitely appreciate all of the input here and...

Definitely appreciate all of the input here and thought I would share my decision...

At this point, my decision is to not make a decision. That is, not saying no just not saying yes. Still fully...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-14-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By ssbrad
Desperate for advise on a new X1...

Steering feel is a huge plus in favor of the X1 and a favored feature of my 2011 328. We also have an X3 that my wife drives and while I don't hate the electric steering I much prefer the old school...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-14-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By ssbrad
Desperate for advise on a new X1...

My only real compromise is not getting the sport seats - happy with everything else in the X1 that I'm looking at. I don't have the sport seats in my 328xi and am comfortable with those seats and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-14-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By ssbrad
Desperate for advise on a new X1...

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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-14-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By ssbrad
Desperate for advise on a new X1...

Dear gentle forum members,

As a long time lurker here (and having read and read most of the posts from the collective wisdom here about X1s), I would greatly appreciate input on my potential...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-02-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,564
Posted By ssbrad
Really appreciate the comments and feedback (but...

Really appreciate the comments and feedback (but also note the absence of any dealer responses). My dealer won't go below ~$1,200 and politely has suggested I price it at other dealers. At $1,200...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-24-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,098
Posted By ssbrad
factoring in President''s Weekend, my X3 went...

factoring in President''s Weekend, my X3 went into production on February 15th and was completed on the February 22nd (now just waiting for it to be released for delivery). This is based on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By ssbrad
Folks, Thanks for the responses here (and...

Folks,

Thanks for the responses here (and additional ones on the Ask a Dealer section).

MarcA - dealer is telling me cost on the tire and wheel insurance is over $1,000. Was the 695 the BMW...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-17-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,564
Posted By ssbrad
Tire and wheel insurance and extended warranty

This is a follow-up question asked in the X3 forum. My 2011 X3 28 has just finished production and I'm hoping to see it next week (fingers crossed).

I'm buying the X3 and planning on keeping...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By ssbrad
Smile Marc, Thanks for your response. Do you know...

Marc,

Thanks for your response. Do you know if the wheel and tire insurance are available only when the car is bought new or, like the extended warranty, can it be bought afterwards?

The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-16-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By ssbrad
Extended warranty thoughts?

My new X3 is now in production as of yesterday (woo hoo!) and in planning ahead for delivery would greatly appreciate thoughts on extended warranty products for the X3 and wheels and tires.

Plan...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-13-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By ssbrad
Peakpro, I test drove the Q5 and X3 back to back...

Peakpro, I test drove the Q5 and X3 back to back with my wife and two children (both under 10) and the X3 was, for us, the choice by a large margin. Here's some impressions as to why...

1. The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-13-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By ssbrad
Thanks for the quick responses! Well, I went...

Thanks for the quick responses! Well, I went with the fineline wood and did find some pics online and based on those, the combination of the fineline and chestnut looked great.

Definitely will...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-13-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By ssbrad
Just ordered X3 28 and a few newbie questions

Good afternoon (for those of you on the Eastern seaboard), I'm a new member here, and soon to be new owner of an X3.

After about a month of test driving (everything from the Audi Q5, to the Volvo...
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