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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Jen4BMW
Deactivating External Temp Warning

Does anyone know of a way to turn off the external weather warning and red alert chime that triggers every time temps fall to below 37 degrees? I feel like I am in a fighter jet every morning being...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-23-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jen4BMW
The LS2's totally exceeded my expectations in...

The LS2's totally exceeded my expectations in snow and icy conditions and I am in Minnesota where road conditions normally run the gamut. The X3 is way more tank like than I anticipated. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-02-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,254
Posted By Jen4BMW
My low coolant light came on at 8500 miles. ...

My low coolant light came on at 8500 miles. Drove to the dealer and they topped me off no charge. Dealer said that this is a common issue due to the temp these engines run at and given the coolant...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-20-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By Jen4BMW
I have a 2013 X3 Msport with 19 inch Goodyear LS...

I have a 2013 X3 Msport with 19 inch Goodyear LS 2's and was absolutely amazed how well the truck went thru our recent 15 inches of heavy wet snow 3 weeks ago especially considering I was expecting a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-13-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Jen4BMW
Sweet X3, happy to hear the insurance company...

Sweet X3, happy to hear the insurance company stepped up. I did a massive amount of research before I bought my X3 and would recommend you negotiate for $500 over invoice or under after discounts. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-27-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,161
Posted By Jen4BMW
S4 sorry to hear your dealing with issues like...

S4 sorry to hear your dealing with issues like this. My 35i Msport has run flawlessly.

One question...you mentioned a paint defect. What was the issue may I ask? I noticed from day one the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-27-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jen4BMW
I just ran mine about 6 miles past --- so that...

I just ran mine about 6 miles past --- so that much I can personally attest to but for good humor I put 17.46 gallons in to fill the tank and I think we only have 17 gallon tanks so she was on fumes...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-20-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,463
Posted By Jen4BMW
Hey Tipsy, thought I'd check in to see how your...

Hey Tipsy, thought I'd check in to see how your liking your new winter wheels and tires so far. I know temps in Minneapolis are still pretty mild but what are your initial observations so far with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-15-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By Jen4BMW
Is this normal (see pic)

Are you guys getting water on the inner door sill on your X3 like I am? I have a 2013Msport so it could be a Msport issue??

As you can see in the picture I am getting water and water spots on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-05-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,030
Posted By Jen4BMW
Granted I have DHP but I don't have any...

Granted I have DHP but I don't have any complaints with the LS2's. Handling is excellent, ride is comfortable and their quiet. How they'll work out in a Minnesota winter remains to be seen. If...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-29-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,310
Posted By Jen4BMW
X3 Paint Question

I have a nagging question for all you detail guys out there that is driving me crazy. I have a brand new 2013 Alpine White X3 Msport and have sealed the paint with Wolfgang Deep Gloss Paint Sealant....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-29-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,463
Posted By Jen4BMW
....and I thought I was a good researcher! ...

....and I thought I was a good researcher! Seriously, you guys amaze me. Thanks for the CR snapshot IBGJH and 024 you cleared up the delivery questions I had. Note to self, send tires directly to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-28-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,463
Posted By Jen4BMW
Great stuff Tipsy. Thanks! I'll ride your coat...

Great stuff Tipsy. Thanks! I'll ride your coat tails and trust your research. You'll have to let me know what you finally choose for both tires and wheels. One question...without run flats do you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-28-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,463
Posted By Jen4BMW
Thanks Tango. I saw the Tire Rack ratings. I am...

Thanks Tango. I saw the Tire Rack ratings. I am no tire expert but I know on my Honda Accord nothing beat the Michelin MXV 4's which tops both the performance winter and extreme winter charts. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-27-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,463
Posted By Jen4BMW
IBJGH, what tires spec did you go with? 245/45R...

IBJGH, what tires spec did you go with? 245/45R 18's or did you go down to 245/45R 17's? Tango131 you raise some good points as well. We probably have a bit colder nastier weather in MN than you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,463
Posted By Jen4BMW
Pirelli Winter Sottozero RF 2 VS Bridgestone WS70

Hello,
I am in the market for a good quality winter tire/wheel package for my 2013 X3 35i Msport and need advice. I want good cold, dry, wet and frozen handling and traction but don't want to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-25-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By Jen4BMW
Thats an easy one. 100% go bigger engine over...

Thats an easy one. 100% go bigger engine over DHP but you can't add DHP without the sport package so there really is no choice. The sport seats are great so not sure why your wife didn't like them....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-23-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,104
Posted By Jen4BMW
The start/stop reprogramming works perfectly...

The start/stop reprogramming works perfectly gang! I got my remapped X3 back on Saturday and it successfully remembered the way I had the start/stop configured every time. Good job BMW!
Now we...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-22-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,740
Posted By Jen4BMW
I just recieved a 2012 X5 35i loaner and was...

I just recieved a 2012 X5 35i loaner and was shocked at how noticeable the hesitation was in normal mode. If I paid $60K for this sort of performance I would be shopping Audi or Porshe. Seriously...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-22-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,104
Posted By Jen4BMW
Start/Stop Reconfiguration

I know this topic has been discussed to painful lengths but just to let everyone know dealers now have the BMW re-mapping software to change how the start/stop system works so the last setting is...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-21-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,205
Posted By Jen4BMW
Best wheel/tire combo for 2013 X3 35i Msport

Hi All,
I live in Minnesota soon to be the land of 10,000 frozen lakes and could use some wheel/tire buying advice from Gary and fellow X3 owners who can speak from 1st hand experience. Thinking...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,711
Posted By Jen4BMW
Have to laugh DG because other than exterior...

Have to laugh DG because other than exterior color we have the same vehicle and exact same views on the stereo, lock button, gas mileage, stop start.

Here's what I can share after 4000 awesome...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-30-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,462
Posted By Jen4BMW
Go 35i. 300 HP, loads of torque and a great...

Go 35i. 300 HP, loads of torque and a great exhaust note in sport mode make the price diff worth it. I think the Msport styling is totally worth it but aesthetics are subjective. I am a big fan of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-28-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,425
Posted By Jen4BMW
Wabbajack your a wealth of info so I hate to say...

Wabbajack your a wealth of info so I hate to say it but Tango is correct here. DHP is an option you pay for with any configuration including the Msport in the US. If you have DHP on your X3 I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-27-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,640
Posted By Jen4BMW
With my 2012 35i I've averaged a respectable...

With my 2012 35i I've averaged a respectable 22MPG over 3000 miles of mixed driving and mileage has improved from roughly 325-350 miles per fill to 375-400. Can't complain especially given I like to...
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