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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-14-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,631
Posted By rpilot
ordering an X3 28i with the sport steering wheel?

I dont see it possible in the configurator.. but is there a hidden option or a way to order the thick steering wheel with the thumb rests and the chrome trim on the 28i ? I see it included in the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-08-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 47,560
Posted By rpilot
I know I changed my mind about buying a 3 series,...

I know I changed my mind about buying a 3 series, despite it being a great car..

1) I dont like turbos as much as I tried to like them and the normally aspirated 6 cyl is not available anymore.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By rpilot
Wagon A/C question

I was thinking of holding off my F30 purchase and waiting for the F31 wagon instead, but I do have a question on the A/C compressor sizes of BMW wagons and sedans.

Is BMW generally prone ( and I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,320
Posted By rpilot
I will second this recommendation. They are...

I will second this recommendation. They are available in various places and are custom fit to your car. I prefer the roll up vs fold out myself,but YMMV. The silver foil on the outside heat rejection...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,702
Posted By rpilot
You can download the PDF manual from BMWs website...

You can download the PDF manual from BMWs website and do a quick keyword search and it should answer most of your questions.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-20-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By rpilot
No. It's not. It's called disrespect for the...

No. It's not. It's called disrespect for the customer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-20-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By rpilot
Stick with the 17s. They are better unless you...

Stick with the 17s. They are better unless you want to speed around curves and burn rubber every day. American Roads are getting worse each day. I am thinking of getting the luxury line and am a bit...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-20-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,557
Posted By rpilot
Volvo is now owned by a Chinese company, yet it...

Volvo is now owned by a Chinese company, yet it is fully designed and made in Sweden? Does this make it a Chinese Car? or a Swedish Car?

Current Gen BMW X3 was designed and is made exclusively...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-20-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,466
Posted By rpilot
From the Manual: Windshield washer nozzles ...

From the Manual:

Windshield washer nozzles
The washer jets are automatically heated whenever
the ignition is switched on.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-20-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,466
Posted By rpilot
Not sure. But with BMW USA it is safer to assume...

Not sure. But with BMW USA it is safer to assume it is not there unless listed. for what its worth, BMW UK lists this as standard on every trim level. So either it is there or BMW USA delibrately...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-20-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,663
Posted By rpilot
You are probably correct, even though I do not...

You are probably correct, even though I do not definitively know. However, it is wrong to assume anything with BMW.. if not listed you should assume it is not there. Also check out BMW's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-20-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By rpilot
So, I presume it is just one instument cluster...

So, I presume it is just one instument cluster variant and shows markings for all possible options , including say for instance the sport+ even if you buy the luxury line that does not go to sport +...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-19-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By rpilot
Well.. what is the real difference between a...

Well.. what is the real difference between a Client Advisor and a Sales Consultant ? Or is there any? Seniority? . One of the local (or is it all ) BMW dealerships list both.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-19-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,619
Posted By rpilot
The question better asked would have been "F31 or...

The question better asked would have been "F31 or Audi Avant A4". But since the A4 Avant is not going be around in the USA when the F31 gets here, it is a fair question. If you are looking for a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By rpilot
Enhanced Instrument Cluster & LEDs for Lane Assist

Does the Enhanced Instrument Cluster (that comes with the tech package) show the markings / LEDs for the Lane Change Assist even if the feature (driver assist package) is not ordered? Put another...
Forum: European Delivery 04-17-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By rpilot
So... just to be crystal clear, besides Road...

So... just to be crystal clear, besides Road Hazard,etc.. which is not normally covered by the BMW USA 4yr/50K warranty, anything ordinarily covered (or atleast important enough that keeps me from...
Forum: European Delivery 04-17-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By rpilot
I did read that ED report. Shame the Tire was not...

I did read that ED report. Shame the Tire was not covered because of road hazard but I am glad they still had a good time and made the most of it. I posted based on a personal experience some years...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By rpilot
@samualcc.. Do a simple google search on some...

@samualcc.. Do a simple google search on some technology sites and you will realize car theives are already using BMW assist and other similar systems to overwhelm the safeguards and steal cars. You...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,641
Posted By rpilot
I am probably going to get the NAV .. because A)...

I am probably going to get the NAV .. because A) I like having it built in.. B) As another poster mentioned.. theft of standalone units & C) As another poster also mentioned.. the idea of having two...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By rpilot
Yes, it is troublesome, but the only really...

Yes, it is troublesome, but the only really troublesome one is Amazon perhaps, because they keep track of everything you buy. I do buy from them, quite a bit but I have the option not to. Google is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By rpilot
True, but all the providers ATT, Verizon,...

True, but all the providers ATT, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint have stated how long and what type of data they store... check out the EFF.

BMW does not state this in any form, nor allows an opt out...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By rpilot
BMW Assist, XM Radio thoughts

Does anyone here think like me on this issue:

I really do not want to buy a car with BMW Assist or any other manufactures telematics system if I can avoid it.

I was considering the F10 and I do...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By rpilot
No, you cannot exclude the Sirius XM option. This...

No, you cannot exclude the Sirius XM option. This is a bit confusing if you are not a computer geek, but the Sirius is actually built in in the F30 whether or not you "buy the hardware". It is not...
Forum: European Delivery 04-15-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By rpilot
A question about insurance Coverage & Warranty with BMW Euro Delivery .

I have two questions that I havent found answers for yet and I hope someone can help..

1) Does the Insurance BMW provide while in Europe cover another person travelling with me even if they are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-14-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By rpilot
I noticed that the other day. If you switch back...

I noticed that the other day. If you switch back and forth between standard and modern line it does that on the interior too. There is no steering wheel on the interior. Maybe BMW wants to make both...
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