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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-29-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By billyk
better brake?

Hi,

Changing from three 3-series coupe and sedans to a F25 X3, I feel like the brake is "weak" relatively on the F25. After about two weeks and 600 miles of driving, there were a couple of...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-22-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By billyk
2014 F25 code

(sorry, no prefix for F25, picked F10)

Hi

I just picked up a 2014 X3 two week ago. I started to look into coding. I have some questions and hope folks can help.

E-Sys
- got E-Sys 3.23.4...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-14-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By billyk
OK... "solved" after RTFM. Hmm... no, not...

OK... "solved" after RTFM.

Hmm... no, not all BMW have the fancy feature, which I think it should come with all BMWs. I really think BMW should up on the standard options. After all, you can find...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By billyk
I know i can't do BT streaming without tech pkg. ...

I know i can't do BT streaming without tech pkg.
can I use USB? anyone has experience?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By billyk
I think so, but not 100% sure. My brain didn't...

I think so, but not 100% sure. My brain didn't process the guy's words after I decided not to take it :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By billyk
paired the phone for "phone" feature, but there's...

paired the phone for "phone" feature, but there's no bluetooth streaming. I thought BT streaming only comes with the "enchanced BT" option which only comes with the Navi/ZTP?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By billyk
Just FYI Just pick up my X3 yesterday. NYC...

Just FYI

Just pick up my X3 yesterday. NYC dealership quoted the followings. It is not 3rd party insurance. I believe it is from BMW with brochure. This is my 3 BMW with RFTs and I'm still not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By billyk
I had a X1 28i M sport for 1.5 day as loaner and...

I had a X1 28i M sport for 1.5 day as loaner and I just picked up a X3 35i.

X1 has a real bad 2nd cup holder. Even the primary cup hold is no good. It will get in the way. The 2nd row has less...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By billyk
no iphone connection?

Hi all,

I just picked up my 2014 X3 35i. Spent a day to wash, clay and Zaino it. Now I have question about audio connection to the phone. I didnt' order Navi or tech package. So I only have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By billyk
GOOD STUFF. May I have more to read? :thumbup:

GOOD STUFF. May I have more to read? :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-30-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By billyk
Please correct me if I'm wrong, I did research...

Please correct me if I'm wrong, I did research and test drove non ZDH X3's recently.

With ZDH (dynamic handling pkg), you'll have Variable sport steering, and "Performance Control" and Dynamic...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By billyk
HUD - like it after a few test drives. I wish I...

HUD - like it after a few test drives. I wish I ordered it. I think it is a safety feature which keep your eyes on the road. Hey, Even a Prius has it :)

To me, the others are just gadgets. You...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By billyk
Don't forget the Ultimate test drive event (or...

Don't forget the Ultimate test drive event (or whatever name they call it) that's running currently.

I went to test drive on a Friday in NJ. I got the code through email on Sunday. I gave it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By billyk
Tire comes with M sport, easy to bubble?

Hi,

saw a new post regarding tire insurance. I just ordered a X3 a couple of weeks ago. Suddenly this trigger a thought on tire insurance.

I'm in NYC. I got bubbles left and right on the...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-25-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By billyk
actually, reading more and it get more...

actually, reading more and it get more confusing...

whatelse is a good choice to 'keep the shine' from the new car?

Meguiar #21?
Zaino?
opti-coat?

Planning to do DIY. any suggestion?
Forum: The Detail Department 07-25-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By billyk
ok... so 1. wash and clay 2. Z2 (may be...

ok... so

1. wash and clay
2. Z2 (may be with ZFX)
3. another layer of Z2 if my arms still work

not good with detailing, do I still need wax?
Forum: The Detail Department 07-24-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By billyk
Zaino on new car?

my bad... posted in the DIY forum. Double post, don't kill me.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=710892

Hi all,

I just ordered a X3. I heard so much about Zaino. Should I...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-24-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By billyk
Zaino on new car?

Hi all,

I just ordered a X3. I heard so much about Zaino. Should I bother to put it on a new car? I want to keep the Alpine white clean.

I'm thinking about just wash away the wax. Then apply...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,707
Posted By billyk
no, I don't have a X3 yet. I test drove it twice...

no, I don't have a X3 yet. I test drove it twice and just ordered one.

I had E46, E92 and drive a E90 currently. Due to various reasons, I had rental, loaner and test drives for the followings in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By billyk
X3 ordered

Hi all,

Thanks for everyone on the Fest who helped with questions. This has been the best BMW place since I got my E46 in 2005.

The lease on my E90 is up. After some suffering with trips to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By billyk
X3 buyer questions

Hi,

i test drove a 28i. I saw only EcoPro, comfort and sport mode. On other BMW models, there's a Sport+ mode. What's the special about it or is it really special ? :) does it come with X3?
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-24-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By billyk
ordering X3 , BT question

Hi all,

I'm new to X3. I'm going to order a X3 28i and have some question hopefully some X3 owners can help

if I don't order the Techno pkg, will I be able to stream music/podcast from an...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-24-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By billyk
HI all, Any CA recommended at Park Ave BMW...

HI all,

Any CA recommended at Park Ave BMW or Tenefly BMW in NJ?

Thanks
W
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-21-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By billyk
Any internet-happy dealers in NY/NJ?

Looking to get quote and order a X3.
Any recommendation for dealer happy to work through email for quote an inquires?

Thanks
W
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-17-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By billyk
Carfax, any can help?

Can anyone help on carfax on this one?
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