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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By GTF
My point was not that the "fix" would not work,...

My point was not that the "fix" would not work, but that the apparently faulty design should not require this makeshift correction.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By GTF
My previous Infiniti and Acuras had zenons, never...

My previous Infiniti and Acuras had zenons, never any condensation. This heat thing sounds bogus to me. If they are not sealed, and constantly forming condensation, it is logical that the inside lens...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By GTF
Sounds like my brother-in-law's Chevy...

Sounds like my brother-in-law's Chevy dealership...everything is "normal"
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-21-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,407
Posted By GTF
"You'll poke your eye out!"

"You'll poke your eye out!"
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-20-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,267
Posted By GTF
You can make many similar comparisons....is RX...

You can make many similar comparisons....is RX vs. Highlander, Enclave vs. Traverse, Infiniti vs. Nissan, etc. Obviously many want the "premium" brand due to design, better warrantees, amenities,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-20-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,267
Posted By GTF
Don't buy a Yugo, even if it has low miles.

Don't buy a Yugo, even if it has low miles.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-20-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,407
Posted By GTF
RFs are the perfect solution in situations like...

RFs are the perfect solution in situations like this. (Although your friend should select an alternate route to work...6 nails?! Look for the local tire dealer running around at night with a pocket...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,407
Posted By GTF
And a happy lot they are: ...

And a happy lot they are:

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w212-e-class/1900241-replacing-run-flats-2012-e350-bluetec.html
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,407
Posted By GTF
But dropped them for temp spare on new Rav 4.

But dropped them for temp spare on new Rav 4.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,407
Posted By GTF
Didn't know that...ya got me there (although may...

Didn't know that...ya got me there (although may not be discernible difference w/marshmallow suspension)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,407
Posted By GTF
The 430 and Corvette IMO chose RF due to space...

The 430 and Corvette IMO chose RF due to space (lack of) considerations.
When they put RF on the RX, that would be meaningful.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,407
Posted By GTF
It seems this RF situation has caused a bit of a...

It seems this RF situation has caused a bit of a stir! Run flats was one of the factors which resulted in moving to a Macan over X3 35i. I think Porsche has the best alternative...they include tire...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,267
Posted By GTF
The MDX got 300# lighter, quieter, larger 3rd row...

The MDX got 300# lighter, quieter, larger 3rd row for '14. Engine went DI, but IMO should have moved to that ZF 8-speed. But since I no longer needed the space, I looked at X3 & Macan, which is on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,267
Posted By GTF
Drive the MDX awd tech (under $49 msrp)...I would...

Drive the MDX awd tech (under $49 msrp)...I would say the drive is mix between RX & X3. Comp. equipped MDX better value IMO & better drive than RX. Drive & decide.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,267
Posted By GTF
My last two crossovers were '08 and '10 MDX. They...

My last two crossovers were '08 and '10 MDX. They were troublefree and IMO have best AWD system and ELS sound system equal to anything close to price. Also has best resale. The Toureg and Cayenne are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By GTF
I used to live in Chicago...that stuff NEVER...

I used to live in Chicago...that stuff NEVER happens there!
(Wanna buy a phone? Got extra 30-40 I can sell you)
Well, gotta go...vote a few more times
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,883
Posted By GTF
Very true. But I'm now retired empty-nester, and...

Very true. But I'm now retired empty-nester, and decided splurge. Didn't NEED 340hp, 7-spd PDK double-clutch, 4 big pipes in the back, and ventilated 18-way seats, but as they say...
You're never...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,794
Posted By GTF
Like the new front (hopefully the middle lamps...

Like the new front (hopefully the middle lamps are now functional), like addition of metallic white and walnut trim, and cupholder cover. The rear, however, IMO looks WAY too busy...the lower section...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By GTF
Are the inboard lights still dummies?

Are the inboard lights still dummies?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,883
Posted By GTF
My first approach was in Chicago area (used to...

My first approach was in Chicago area (used to live there...escaped when I retired), where I had purchased 8 cars, so small discount was available for really good customer (BIG dealer also handled...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-30-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,883
Posted By GTF
Base $50K, My MSRP $62,050...(less approx 1.6%...

Base $50K, My MSRP $62,050...(less approx 1.6% discount)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-30-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,883
Posted By GTF
Was waiting for refresh this Spring, but..

Had my mind set to order X3 35i this Spring when new update became available. Spent last several weeks doing research, and while I had been happy with my previous four bimmers, my favorite was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,693
Posted By GTF
The C&D time for the X3 is the turbo four, not...

The C&D time for the X3 is the turbo four, not the six, which is a 5.5 to 5.6 0-60
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-14-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,693
Posted By GTF
Post Options

I would suggest '14 MDX as option. Driving experience not as good as X3 35i, but much better than most, great resale, and Tech model at $49,000. Better reliability than most. Next summer will be new...
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