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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Today, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By jgroarke
Don't know if this works in the US, but with my...

Don't know if this works in the US, but with my X3 there is a menu option to enable GPS tracking (or some words to that effect). Thus, the BMW app can locate the car when I'm out and about (if I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By jgroarke
Nice review - thanks for the update. I'll look...

Nice review - thanks for the update. I'll look at the Michelin RFT when I renew soon :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By jgroarke
The only thing I could say is shoot for the one...

The only thing I could say is shoot for the one which allows a repair in the main tread area. I know for sure Pirelli don't allow it, however some manufacturers do. I think maybe Michelin is one of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-03-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By jgroarke
Dude - that rocks. Nice job :-) Amazing...

Dude - that rocks. Nice job :-)

Amazing it's plug and play - looks cool.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-29-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By jgroarke
Here here, I like :-) I did find on my...

Here here, I like :-)

I did find on my previous (2011) X3 if you ripped the CD using the car's ripper there was a marked difference in quality (I believe there are other threads in the past about...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-08-2016, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By jgroarke
Interesting ... are you sure it wasn't configured...

Interesting ... are you sure it wasn't configured as split screen by the previous owner? Or was the general look and feel different?

It may have had more options due to having more options? I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-06-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By jgroarke
Doesn't sport mode do that? ...

Doesn't sport mode do that?

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/technology/technology_guide/articles/sport_mode.html

I'm sure the suspension ain't standard (although I have it :-) but I think in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By jgroarke
Technology. There is always the "next best...

Technology. There is always the "next best thing" :-/

I doubt it, but there are people with vastly more knowlege on here than I. What I could offer is that it would cost $$$ :-)

Looking at...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By jgroarke
Launch control?

Sooooo, I looked up other threads on this (couldn't find one for X3). I finally tried this on my 35d msport.

i.e.

Sport+ turns ON Dynamic Traction Control and DSC is OFF.

Launch control...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-03-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By jgroarke
Nice link - looks like that should hit the spot. ...

Nice link - looks like that should hit the spot.

Lovin' this line

"Just unbolt your front seats and tilt them back (no need to unplug any wires)"

"Just" :-) Maybe it's easy I dunno - just...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-06-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By jgroarke
Ironic LOL. I got oyster seats from black on...

Ironic LOL. I got oyster seats from black on previous car. I was warned but a pack of these
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-27-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,507
Posted By jgroarke
Sorry for stupid follow up question. I know the...

Sorry for stupid follow up question. I know the brake wear on the computer is best guess of who programmed at the last service. In my case it started off at something like 24k for rear. I'm there...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By jgroarke
Unusual bluetooth behaviour

Over the past week or so my bluetooth has gone crazy. What was a stable operation up until then, now it's doing really odd things ... you answer a call and it doesn't actually answer for a good few...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-22-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,866
Posted By jgroarke
Absolutely the best choice. The bigger the...

Absolutely the best choice. The bigger the better. I never regretted going from 30d to 35d. I so miss the choice of having 35 petrol engine in UK though :-/
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-23-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,962
Posted By jgroarke
Nice video :-)

Nice video :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-21-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By jgroarke
I presume you don't own it yet? Otherwise you'd...

I presume you don't own it yet? Otherwise you'd just try to open the door with the key in your pocket :-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-02-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By jgroarke
Ahhhhhhhh!!! Your original post had a link to...

Ahhhhhhhh!!! Your original post had a link to Ebay in it. I thought you'd put that in. Hovering over the link it appears it was automatically inserted by the forum software :-) Sorry to confused...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-01-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By jgroarke
Nice work -although I looked up the link for the...

Nice work -although I looked up the link for the bulbs and it shows as not compatible for X3?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By jgroarke
I dig you. Recently I found that out the hard...

I dig you. Recently I found that out the hard way not to be too close. Sometimes it just happens - best avoided :-/

Thanks to all for input!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-22-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,064
Posted By jgroarke
I'm sure I've mentioned this before on another...

I'm sure I've mentioned this before on another thread, but here goes.

I had a battery issue a year or so ago on my 2011 X3 30d. It died once, got the guys out to start it. They said if it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-22-2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By jgroarke
Bogus. I need a forward deflector dish, like on...

Bogus. I need a forward deflector dish, like on that famous spaceship ...

Do the Bras work? DO they look out of place?

Thanks for the input.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-21-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By jgroarke
Bonnet (hood) stone chips

I finally got around to cleaning and waxing my X3 after winter's salt and grit fest. I was amazed to see that the bonnet ("hood" in US?) looked like it had been at the end of a rifle range. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-16-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,734
Posted By jgroarke
Curious - is the Xenon anti-dazzle just turning...

Curious - is the Xenon anti-dazzle just turning the main beam off (versus the cool LED way of shutting down parts of the beam dependent on whether oncoming versus behind traffic etc..)? I love that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-10-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,073
Posted By jgroarke
I LOVE this new find. Perhaps it'd old hat, but...

I LOVE this new find. Perhaps it'd old hat, but I'll tell you anyways.

I never did use the hot buttons above the radio (you know the 1-8 you can program to jump to certain functions / radio...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-04-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By jgroarke
I never knew this stuff existed until I just read...

I never knew this stuff existed until I just read this post and looked it up!
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