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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 694
Posted By SilverX3
Sdrive28i Lighter RWD Only less...

Sdrive28i

Lighter

RWD Only less transfer case issues later on

99% of the time you drive in the city no need for XDrive
Forum: General BMW 07-31-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By SilverX3
Mission Impossible and BMW Products

Not bad movie

M3 is awesome

But I much prefer BMW Motorbikes
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-30-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By SilverX3
that's a real improvement from BMW

that's a real improvement from BMW
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-30-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 694
Posted By SilverX3
unfair to compare Xdrive35 against 435 1....

unfair to compare Xdrive35 against 435

1. two different chassis
2. 435 is lighter and lower centre of gravity
3. X1 is an SUV car not a coupe or grand coupe
new X1 is lighter but will be FWD...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-30-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By SilverX3
Nope X1 is still awesome But it won't...

Nope

X1 is still awesome

But it won't be awesome when I clock more kms on it

In the meantime the Gold R Wagon is very attractive
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-30-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By SilverX3
Mine at 31,000km and I am selling my X1 before it...

Mine at 31,000km and I am selling my X1 before it reaches 40,000km
as I don't want problems

I am buying a Golf R Wagon next

at least DSG and Transfer case has 6 years VW warranty
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By SilverX3
330i produces 190KW 325i produces 160KW ...

330i produces 190KW

325i produces 160KW

330i engine mapping and intake are different
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,081
Posted By SilverX3
Love it

Love it
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By SilverX3
128i 3L engine is pretty good Bad points : ...

128i 3L engine is pretty good

Bad points :
- Oil leaks start to happen around 40,000+
- Water pump at 70,000 miles +
- DSC unit tend to play up later on
- Minor electronic issues (all modern...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By SilverX3
I would go for LCI Model (post 2009) and...

I would go for LCI Model (post 2009)

and stay under 60K if you can
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-27-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 694
Posted By SilverX3
My 2 cents worth Option 1 : for outright...

My 2 cents worth

Option 1 : for outright performance and driving pleasure - I buy an Xdrive35i

Option 2 : for modern comfort and efficiency - I buy an F48 X1 - That's F series BMW cars are about
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-27-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By SilverX3
FKhell 19 screws !!!!

FKhell 19 screws !!!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By SilverX3
How much cash are you willing to spend to...

How much cash are you willing to spend to maintain this car ?

are you mechanical minded ?

as 100K BMW E90 can be expensive to maintain

if you spend 2k more and buy something under 50K then...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-27-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By SilverX3
Very nice I like it How easy is to...

Very nice

I like it

How easy is to replace them, ie. remove them from inside wheel arch ?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-26-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By SilverX3
After Market Headlights

Has anyone tried these

Alibaba : For BMW X1 E84 LED Head Light Angel Eyes For original car without HID kit 2009-2014 Year
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By SilverX3
I do every 8000km or 12 months whatever comes...

I do every 8000km or 12 months whatever comes first
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By SilverX3
http://smallbusiness.chron.com/legally-start-busin...

http://smallbusiness.chron.com/legally-start-business-auto-repair-4434.html

it said....

To legally start a business in auto repair, the shop and all mechanics require specific permits and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By SilverX3
They can if they want to Only under certain...

They can if they want to

Only under certain legal situations, eg you sue BMW, they can trace back how old the oil is since the last service and if there is no stamp on service book or receipts...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By SilverX3
In Australia, a Registered Mechanic is a...

In Australia, a Registered Mechanic is a qualified Trade mechanic

Who has been registered with Motor Trade Associations and have Motor Mechanic Qualifications

Registered mechanic has to be...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-23-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By SilverX3
can they tune Turbo Diesel Engine ? I know...

can they tune Turbo Diesel Engine ?

I know stock 20D is 135KW with 370nm torque

There was a limited edition here in Aust only avail for 1 year, 23D where BMW tuned it up to 150KW and 400nm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By SilverX3
any registered mechanic non registered...

any registered mechanic

non registered mechanic means wrranty will be void if they find out
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By SilverX3
replace damaged tire and $300 poorer very...

replace damaged tire and $300 poorer

very simple
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By SilverX3
I say the oil pump gone

I say the oil pump gone
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-21-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By SilverX3
Modern BMW cars are so complicated with lots of...

Modern BMW cars are so complicated with lots of sensors + poorly sealed engines => so unreliable with lots of oil leaks after 80,000km... so I would not keep it beyond 50,000 Miles (or 80,000km)
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-21-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By SilverX3
Wait for the 3 LCI out in sept, M sport pack...

Wait for the 3 LCI out in sept, M sport pack hopefully they fix the "super loose" steering by then

The next X1 is out by year end too

Looks nicer, better interior but steering will be super...
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