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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-09-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By exLurker
Low Mileage Oil Changes

I don't put a lot of miles on my 35i so the first oil change was after 16 months and less than 8000 km (5000 miles). The computer is now telling me the next service is two years after the first...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By exLurker
Cold Start Stalling

My 11' 35i has been stalling when it hasn't been driven for a few days for the past month or so and I now the emissions warning light is on.

While obviously I need to get it checked out I am a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-01-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,068
Posted By exLurker
Couldn't agree more and frankly if you can't...

Couldn't agree more and frankly if you can't afford $52K maybe you shouldn't be spending $48K on a car. But to each his own.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-26-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,320
Posted By exLurker
Well said. Everybody has to decide what is...

Well said.

Everybody has to decide what is best for their situation but to me it's "stupid" to lease an M3. Classic example of living beyond your means. But personally I only buy cars in cash...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-05-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,481
Posted By exLurker
Thanks all. I suggested a new order especially if...

Thanks all. I suggested a new order especially if he can wait anyway. Actually I guess it is winter tires on rims that he is being offered. That now outweighs the depreciation but I think you make a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-31-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,481
Posted By exLurker
Delayed Delivery Compensation

So a series of screw ups, a fired CA etc. led to a friends new X3 sitting at the dealership for a few months before he was finally able to pick it up. They are offering to give him a set of winter...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,690
Posted By exLurker
The US standard is concerned about air pollution...

The US standard is concerned about air pollution and smog. The European standards are concerned with CO2 which contributes to Climate Change but does not have the same contribution to local air...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,116
Posted By exLurker
On the wood color it is really a matter of...

On the wood color it is really a matter of preference. I think the lighter wood looks tacky, but I think the same about Oyster leather. Mojave leather does look a lot better in person imho, although...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By exLurker
I think it is mainly (only?) Blackberrys that are...

I think it is mainly (only?) Blackberrys that are compatible with this function. I know for sure that Iphone 4 is not.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,302
Posted By exLurker
You make some good points, but the financial...

You make some good points, but the financial arithmetic remains.

You can buy your own gap insurance if you wish.

As for shifting the risk this is true except you are paying for this. Leasing...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,302
Posted By exLurker
Financially leasing is never a better option...

Financially leasing is never a better option unless you can't afford the monthly payments on a purchase, or would use the moeny saved to pay off high interest debt. (if either is ture you might want...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,503
Posted By exLurker
I am doing the same and was also wondering how...

I am doing the same and was also wondering how good the deal was.
That is disciplined ordering no options as those are not discounted. Why did you pay tax, did you not ship it overseas? Should only...
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