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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-05-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,785
Posted By michael T
Hi UncleJ, I thought in most cars, the front...

Hi UncleJ,
I thought in most cars, the front brakes wear quicker than rears. why do you the rears of the X3 wear quicker than fronts? Thanks.:)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-20-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By michael T
Thanks everyone for your answers. Just yesterday...

Thanks everyone for your answers. Just yesterday we had a dump of wet snow which will pack very quickly forming ice. About 2 months ago, I bought new 17 inch alloy rims and Hankook snow tires. I was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By michael T
your experience driving X3 in snow

Hello everyone,

How did your X3 handle in the snow? Do you have snow tires or all season? How was it starting on an incline? thanks. :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-12-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,664
Posted By michael T
the bmw winter tire package for 17 inch wheels is...

the bmw winter tire package for 17 inch wheels is
225/60R17

Exactly the same size I mentioned in quote 37. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-11-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,664
Posted By michael T
Hi, I have a 35i and have successfully...

Hi,
I have a 35i and have successfully installed 17 inch wheels with no problems. :)
Touren TR9; 17x7; 42 mm offset
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-01-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,664
Posted By michael T
hello everyone, A reputable tire dealer in...

hello everyone,
A reputable tire dealer in Vancouver has suggested the following for my x3 35i:
17" wheel and tire
Wheel should be 17x7 or 17x7.5
The tire size will be 225/60/17
This tire dealer...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-29-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,664
Posted By michael T
Hi slambmw, I read the following at bmw.ca ...

Hi slambmw,
I read the following at bmw.ca

X3 (2011 on).
17" Y Spoke 305.

17" Alloy Wheels
Pirelli W210 Sottozero2 Run-flat
225/60R17 99H
(X3 xDrive28i only)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-29-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,664
Posted By michael T
that's a great price...:) especially when it...

that's a great price...:) especially when it includes the tire pressure sensors. I wish I could get it here in Vancouver for the same price. :cry:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-27-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,664
Posted By michael T
Hi slambmw, can you quote me the size of the...

Hi slambmw,
can you quote me the size of the wheels and tires? thanks. :)

michael
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-27-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,664
Posted By michael T
17 inch rims and wheels

Hello, I have the 35i which uses 18 inch wheels and tires. Has anyone gone to a smaller wheel and tire for the snow tires? Thanks. :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-25-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,010
Posted By michael T
I have a 2011 35i; I paid just under $1000 using...

I have a 2011 35i; I paid just under $1000 using a curt hitch. this also included wiring for charging a battery on a trailer and electric brakes. In Canada, the BMW hitch would have cost $1600 plus...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-18-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By michael T
Hi what type of tires did you purchase? Thanks.

Hi
what type of tires did you purchase? Thanks.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-15-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By michael T
hi, what brand, style and size did you get? ...

hi, what brand, style and size did you get? Also, which winter tire? Thanks.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-14-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By michael T
steel rims for winter tires

hello everyone,

Has anyone had any luck purchasing steel rims for winter tires?

Thanks :)

michael
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,990
Posted By michael T
Hi I just looked at my 2011 X3 and the tail pipes...

Hi I just looked at my 2011 X3 and the tail pipes do not protrude past the bumper. I would take it back to the dealer.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-25-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,299
Posted By michael T
Hi, if you go to the Yakima site and configure a...

Hi, if you go to the Yakima site and configure a bike rack for your X3. You should configure it as a roof rack or one that attaches onto the hatch.
:)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-17-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By michael T
For some reason i had to answer the first call by...

For some reason i had to answer the first call by pushing the dial on the console. Afterwards you can push the button on the steering wheel. There was another thread pertaining to this problem about...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-11-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By michael T
Hello again, Yes it does work but you must...

Hello again,

Yes it does work but you must have the power hatch option.
With the hatch open, if I used the fob to lock the doors, and then push the close button on the hatch, the doors will...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By michael T
thanks to everyone. I will try putting the fob in...

thanks to everyone. I will try putting the fob in the back near the hatch.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-09-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By michael T
locking car with fob in the car

Hello everyone,
Today I had a towing hitch installed. Unfortunately, the shop ( hitch company)closed before I finish work; so i told the shop to open the passenger door, lock the car with the fob,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-30-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By michael T
here is a link to someone who has installed a...

here is a link to someone who has installed a Curt hitch onto their 2011 X3

http://bmwccottawa.org/smf/index.php?topic=1162.0
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By michael T
hello everyone, FYI - whether you choose the...

hello everyone,

FYI - whether you choose the Curt or the genuine BMW hitch, both require cutting out a section of the bumper.

http://www.bavauto.com/Assets/inst_pages/ins429.pdf

#7
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 44,989
Posted By michael T
Hi Dean, Who would you recommend in...

Hi Dean,

Who would you recommend in Washington to install the Execuhitch? Also, does the wiring for your hitch control trailer braking? Thanks. :p
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By michael T
Red face Is there anyone who can upload pictures of their...

Is there anyone who can upload pictures of their 2011 X3 with the Curt hitch? Thanks.:)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By michael T
Talking Thanks for taking the time for taking the...

Thanks for taking the time for taking the pictures and uploading to bimmerfest. :)
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