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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2013, 02:05 PM
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Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Had my '07 in today and asked them to make sure...

Had my '07 in today and asked them to make sure the software is up to. They did update it and what a difference. I shifts much quicker & more precisely now. It doesn't hold onto gears as stubbornly...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Bought mine as a CPO back in Jan '11. It had...

Bought mine as a CPO back in Jan '11. It had 24,057 miles on it and was a 24 month lease turn in. Since it was my work vehicle I then put an additional 24,000 miles on it by Oct' 11. I'm currently...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Bought my '09 535i X Drive w/ 24,000 miles on it...

Bought my '09 535i X Drive w/ 24,000 miles on it and am now at 48,000 miles. No issues at all. I think that the reliability of these cars is excellent. Like any other car, if you follow the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,709
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Although I can't really speak for the X3, I...

Although I can't really speak for the X3, I currently have an '09 535i X Drive & previously had an '08 335Xi coupe. On the X Drive cars, there is no such thing as a sport suspension. All X Drive cars...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
No, they dropped it from $24,565 to $20,500 the...

No, they dropped it from $24,565 to $20,500 the day I saw it.

Sorry, it was a typo on my part. :ouch:

I think I posted that I bought it for $20,500 earlier in the thread. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
I didn't negotiate at all. They dropped the price...

I didn't negotiate at all. They dropped the price on the car the day I saw it so I jumped on it. I'll bet that's about what they gave for the car on a trade and just wanted to get it off of the lot....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
LOL, I love to car shop (correction: BMW shop) so...

LOL, I love to car shop (correction: BMW shop) so she said I can thank her later for giving me the opportunity to do so by wrecking her '05. That's why we found one so fast. I really lucked out...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Thanks, I did also discover today after reviewing...

Thanks, I did also discover today after reviewing the Carfax again that it is a CPO w/ CPO Warranty into April 2013.

I really lucked out with this one and my wife absolutely loves it. She has...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Sorry MSAMMY, the deal went fine & I drove it...

Sorry MSAMMY, the deal went fine & I drove it home yesterday. 9:10 from Boston to the Pittsburgh area, 600 miles, averaged 25MPG and 74.8MPH. The car is absolutely awesome. Very well equipped (even...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
I'm aware, I expect to have the new software load...

I'm aware, I expect to have the new software load installed if it hasn't already been.
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
I am, I've done these trips before. I bought an...

I am, I've done these trips before. I bought an '05 Acura RL on eBay back in 2007. It was in W Palm beach Florida. I flew down, did the deal, and drove back to Pittsburgh overnight. 17-1/2 hrs...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Well I've made a deal on a replacement X3 and it...

Well I've made a deal on a replacement X3 and it is a screaming deal. Tomorrow morning, I fly up to Boston to pick up a 2007 X3 w/43k miles. It is absolutely loaded and I got it cheap. It has Premium...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
PA is a no fault insurance state and requires...

PA is a no fault insurance state and requires each driver's insurance company to settle their own damages. My insurance company will then pursue additional amounts for us from the other guys...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
PEP Boys sells a Bosch battery for the X3 that is...

PEP Boys sells a Bosch battery for the X3 that is a perfect fit. Had one installed last year for $149.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
No, that was my insurance company (Erie). They...

No, that was my insurance company (Erie). They use a consultant, determine all of the equipped options, mileage, condition, etc, then price it to local market. I wasn't surprised because I was seeing...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
OK, latest update: Insurance adjuster called me...

OK, latest update: Insurance adjuster called me this morning and told me that they would pay me $18,288 for the totaled X3. Sounded wonderful to me. I only paid $19,500 for it 2-1/2 years ago. We...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
OK, drove both the black one & the silver one and...

OK, drove both the black one & the silver one and we prefer the black one with the camel interior. It has the lowest mileage (49K) and is the better equipped of the two vehicles, also the most...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
I really don't see any difference just based upon...

I really don't see any difference just based upon the frontal pics i posted. Both sets of headlights look the same to me.

I ask for complete maintenance histories on every used BMW I purchase so...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
I normally deal with Sewickley and have bought...

I normally deal with Sewickley and have bought all of my late model BMW's there except for the wrecked X3. Anyway, The only X3's they have are (3) '08's that range in price from $26K to $29K, far...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
This picture appears to be our wrecked '05 to a...

This picture appears to be our wrecked '05 to a "T". Same wheels, same bumpers, sport, etc.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
The dealer detail on the cars says that they both...

The dealer detail on the cars says that they both have Xenons. They are listed as standard eqpt on every 2006 I've looked at.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Every time I post a picture a lot of people ask...

Every time I post a picture a lot of people ask about it having never seen an '05 with body colored bumpers like it.

I bought it as a CPO from a private owner in 9/2009 and it came this way. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Very nice.... I'm very jealous!

Very nice.... I'm very jealous!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Having had an '08 335Xi coupe (an absolute...

Having had an '08 335Xi coupe (an absolute f***'in rocket!) for three years, the turbo motor is hard to pass up. I'm very familiar with that interior as well as it's an evolution of the E90 interior...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By johnnykuz@zoomi
Looking at two CPO'd 2006's tomorrow down at...

Looking at two CPO'd 2006's tomorrow down at Rahal in the south hills. A rare gray one (not silver!) and a black one. Both well equipped. Maybe I'll be driving one home tomorrow. :dunno:

Not that...
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