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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-20-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By robbiecarman
BMW Assist Help

Hi Everyone.

So I'm a little confused about BMW assist. I actually got my car end of october 2012 and didn't realize that BMW assist came gratis for 4 years with the car. So tonight I hit the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-23-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,341
Posted By robbiecarman
I just hit 2.25k on my sDrive X1. I've been...

I just hit 2.25k on my sDrive X1. I've been averaging in the last two tanks 29.3mpg according to the computer and 28.9 when calculated by hand This up from about 25-26 for the first 1500 miles or...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-23-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,727
Posted By robbiecarman
sorry this took so long to post -work, vacation...

sorry this took so long to post -work, vacation etc

I got the tinting at LA Tint in Sterling VA with their pinnacle tint. 50% on the front windows per VA law and 25% in the back. I'm really...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-08-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,727
Posted By robbiecarman
not yet! Tomorrow I'm going. I'll be sure to...

not yet! Tomorrow I'm going. I'll be sure to post pics.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-05-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,665
Posted By robbiecarman
BMWNA says no - 3 hours on hold today - hitch...

BMWNA says no - 3 hours on hold today - hitch installation involves modification of the rear bumper assembly.

I agree should have been a little more detail oriented - however ripping off plastic...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-04-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,665
Posted By robbiecarman
I would agree with from an aesthetic level...

I would agree with from an aesthetic level however I've been burned many times over the years with roof mounted options -

1. I have had hydraulic brake lines from disc brakes leak on the roof -...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-04-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,665
Posted By robbiecarman
Bike Racks Again!

So after figuring out that I can't actually get the EU BMW bike rack that screws into the bumper and that I don't want to transport bikes on the roof I'm trying to figure out my best options. Sure I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-03-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,727
Posted By robbiecarman
thanks DBW! I have an appointment for this week!

thanks DBW! I have an appointment for this week!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-03-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,558
Posted By robbiecarman
BTW my s28 can with continentals

BTW my s28 can with continentals
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-29-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,727
Posted By robbiecarman
Ballpark Price on Window Tint?

Hi Everyone - 5 days so far with my X1 and I'm loving it. Before purchasing I've been planning on getting the windows tinted. Besides the asthetic factor I also find window tinting useful for heat...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-29-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By robbiecarman
thanks! I'm loving the color. I'm also happy to...

thanks! I'm loving the color. I'm also happy to report that this past weekend (our first with the car) we took a 300 mile trip and at least according the computer we averaged 32.7 mpg! Very happy...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-25-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By robbiecarman
I did track online. Went into production second...

I did track online. Went into production second week in September, arrived in Baltimore Saturday and picked up today. So a little less then 2 months from order to delivery. I think because I got...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-25-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By robbiecarman
Just got my X1!

So after a nearly two month wait I just picked up my X1 from the dealer - so far I'm totally in love here is my build

sDrive28i xLine
Midnight Blue Metallic
Beige Leatherette
Cold Weather...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-19-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,593
Posted By robbiecarman
Me too ! The funny thing is everywhere else in...

Me too ! The funny thing is everywhere else in the world the screw on bike rack is available. It uses the two screw in ports on the bumper I just wrote today to a dealer in Montreal to see if...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-29-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By robbiecarman
BMW USA Website Tracking Question

Hi Everyone -

Two quick questions about the BMW USA site and tracking my X1 build.

First, the website shows all of the options I ordered on the car except for the power seat option that I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-02-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By robbiecarman
Well they have - my wife has it on her...

Well they have - my wife has it on her countryman. The model does have backup lights on it and its a dual mount two screw in's with locking.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-02-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By robbiecarman
thanks x3Brian - the thing about the BMW one is...

thanks x3Brian - the thing about the BMW one is that it doesn't require the hitch. It screws right into the bumper. Mini has a similar one for the country man. The thing is you can repurpose them...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-02-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By robbiecarman
whats the real story with the rear mounted bike rack?

My X1 order has been for about a week - very excited!

My question is I can't seem to get a definitive answer about the rear mounted bike rack that attaches to the bumper. My advisor says that...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-28-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By robbiecarman
Help a Newbie Decide

Hi Everyone

I've owned 5 different mini's over the years and I'm currently driving a 09 Clubman S but the growing family is demanding that I ditch the clubman and get a bigger ride. We test drove...
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