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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By jgroarke
Allows you to select gears yourself moving lever...

Allows you to select gears yourself moving lever forward backward.

If you don't do that it stays in auto but holds the gears for longer (like when you want to get somewhere fast). Do a compare...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-24-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By jgroarke
Lay off the gas? :-) Seriously though, mine...

Lay off the gas? :-)

Seriously though, mine seems fine and I throw it around some. Is normal or M-Sport? that might be my difference.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-17-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By jgroarke
IN reality that screen provides minimal value. ...

IN reality that screen provides minimal value. It has no input (other than "best mileage guess") to determine the life of the brake pad left. Example, mine said 1000 miles left at 20k, and I was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By jgroarke
LMFAO I took my car into dealer for the same...

LMFAO

I took my car into dealer for the same issue, they said they couldn't reproduce :-/

The last time I had it it was badly fitted microfilter which oddly enough was in engine bay, or so they...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,214
Posted By jgroarke
SUPERSIZE IT!!! Like some words of wisdom...

SUPERSIZE IT!!!

Like some words of wisdom above, you'll only regret it ;-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By jgroarke
Did you lose your access to online? I think it...

Did you lose your access to online? I think it expires after 3 years?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By jgroarke
Not sure about the US, but I think this is...

Not sure about the US, but I think this is dependant on model. I order a 3.5d MSport in May, and was told it would not arrive in UK till NOVEMBER!!! :-/

Till then I have to put up with my measly...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,214
Posted By jgroarke
Get the biggest engine you can possibly afford,...

Get the biggest engine you can possibly afford, factoring in all the cool gadgets you want. I did both ;-)

Get as many wheels to have traction as possible. You never know when a freaky trip to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,151
Posted By jgroarke
After about 60000 miles I'm getting 30.9 mpg on...

After about 60000 miles I'm getting 30.9 mpg on 3.0 diesel.

I must admit, I do drive it very hard though. Having said that (oddly) when I don't drive hard (after resetting the computer to check)...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By jgroarke
Personally I would, and did in the past when a...

Personally I would, and did in the past when a similar situation occurred. It was a lease car at the time (a merc) and some idiot was driving too fast down a country lane, lost it and t-boned me. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By jgroarke
Jesus. I won't complain now when I have to...

Jesus.

I won't complain now when I have to drive 30mins to my dealer.

That's some epic driving my friend.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By jgroarke
Tyres, or tires as you may say. Funny old...

Tyres, or tires as you may say. Funny old things, this video sums it up for me ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS0AZkQAE4Q

Sorry, I know it's Audi and Ford, but the sentiment is the same. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,071
Posted By jgroarke
You should learn better searching techniques ;-) ...

You should learn better searching techniques ;-)

I just typed "X3 RFT" in the search area at the top of the screen and it came back with **** loads ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By jgroarke
I have the winter tyres switched around November,...

I have the winter tyres switched around November, I don't have experience of other 4x4 but I can quite honestly say that with the winters this thing sticks to the road. I live in really hilly area...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By jgroarke
New X3 Ivory White

I am considering a change from my usual carbon black exterior / black leather interior to carbon black with either oyster or the new ivory white (the one with the red stitching).

Any comments on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By jgroarke
http://www.outdoorgb.com/p/aquapac_waterproof_keym...

http://www.outdoorgb.com/p/aquapac_waterproof_keymaster/?utm_source=froogle&utm_medium=directory&utm_content=GBR&currency=GBP&country=GBR&SelectedBundle=151149&gclid=CL2BwaeQpr8CFQrpwgodmo8A4Q
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-23-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By jgroarke
Tell her yours is nicer ;-) Here's hoping...

Tell her yours is nicer ;-)

Here's hoping she didn't get a bigger engine? If it's the same at least (I think) you can tell her yours is faster too.

Focus on the bits you have that she doesn't,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-22-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By jgroarke
Not sure about the prices (being non-US), but...

Not sure about the prices (being non-US), but personally I'd go for option 2. Less miles, extra warranty (those "gotcha" moments can be a be-atch), and the MSport package. I only had the sports...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-12-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By jgroarke
"The Stig"? :-)

"The Stig"?

:-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-11-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By jgroarke
Agreed - I have had only one issue with the car...

Agreed - I have had only one issue with the car and that was the battery (which isn't really the car's fault, blame Bosch).

About the handling, I nail mine at every opportunity down country lanes...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,588
Posted By jgroarke
I thought that was a joke until I looked it up!!...

I thought that was a joke until I looked it up!! Wow.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,014
Posted By jgroarke
Thanks a lot for clarifying. That's perfect for...

Thanks a lot for clarifying. That's perfect for me :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,014
Posted By jgroarke
Hmmm, sorry to labor this point, but the Xmen in...

Hmmm, sorry to labor this point, but the Xmen in the previous post posted a video of what it would look like. However, this seems to be at odds with the first two pics in this post?

The 1st two...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,014
Posted By jgroarke
I would LOVE this!! Does this mean (aside from...

I would LOVE this!! Does this mean (aside from this picture which would be an extra bonus) because I ordered the professional nav with HUD that I get the black panel (i.e. all digital) display? ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By jgroarke
Jesus indeed - that look WAYY lighter color than...

Jesus indeed - that look WAYY lighter color than I have zeen on zee konfigurator ;-)
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