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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-07-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
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Why don't you get the software update that...

Why don't you get the software update that remembers the ASS setting? That way you don't have to disable it (unless you switch to economy mode).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-07-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
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What software version did you have before? I've...

What software version did you have before? I've never been able to read texts via iDrive from my iPhone 5. :(
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-18-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
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Unhappy Driver restraint system error - any experience?

Last night the driver restraint alarm came on on my 2014 X3 35i. Anyone ever have this? How long did it take to fix?

I'm dropping the car off on Monday for diagnosis/repair but want to know...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By aberrant
I'll probably mention it when I take it in. It...

I'll probably mention it when I take it in. It doesn't last for a second - what I hear is that the blower cuts out momentarily and then comes back. The radio I've attributed to Sirius and the fact...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-04-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By aberrant
AC and Radio Cut-out

Mine ('14 x3-35i) does the same thing. Not radio and ac at the same time, but both will occasionally cut out.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-23-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By aberrant
X3 Wood Trim

I was surprised that there wasn't wood trim throughout, but the fineline wave is dark enough that I don't normally notice it.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-21-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By aberrant
More than I realized. It's great for parallel...

More than I realized. It's great for parallel parking and maneuvering into tight spaces when going forward. I'm so glad I decided to spring for it. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-20-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,282
Posted By aberrant
Yes. You'll need non-polarizing sunglasses (I...

Yes. You'll need non-polarizing sunglasses (I have a special pair for driving that are not polarized for this purpose).

It's really not a huge deal, but my wife doesn't like the HUD - she thinks...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-19-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,282
Posted By aberrant
2014 X3 Package Dilemma

Make sure you've set brightness properly. It's fine here even in direct bright sunlight. No issues at all with visibility.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By aberrant
I agree wholeheartedly with this. At speed, it's...

I agree wholeheartedly with this. At speed, it's nice and tight. That's what initially concerned me since my first X3 test drive was on city streets at low speeds, where the steering is loose.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By aberrant
The X1 is one of the last models to have...

The X1 is one of the last models to have hydraulic steering, and even that is being phased out (according to my CA). The move to electric steering is because of the quest for better gas mileage to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,484
Posted By aberrant
X3 owners: what color is your ride?

Space gray / black. Perhaps a bit boring, but very elegant and hides dirt well :)


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,666
Posted By aberrant
Just that those 19" tires are gonna be very...

Just that those 19" tires are gonna be very expensive to replace :) That's a nice build.

Actually - on second glance - why didn't you go for the Tech package? You've got most of the options...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,267
Posted By aberrant
You can also get compass functionality (as well...

You can also get compass functionality (as well as lat/long/alt which is valuable as well) in split-screen on your display.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-07-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By aberrant
Thanks - this was gonna be for my folks, who live...

Thanks - this was gonna be for my folks, who live in Houston. I've already got a MY14 BMW :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,866
Posted By aberrant
Gotta ask: with two lemons in your history, and...

Gotta ask: with two lemons in your history, and with your opinion as stated above, why would you buy another BMW?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,866
Posted By aberrant
I received goodyears on my MY14 35i. (Didn't...

I received goodyears on my MY14 35i. (Didn't specify.)

I'm really happy I chose the 35i over the 28i. I was all set to order the 28 but, at the urging of a friend who's got a couple M3s, I tried...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-06-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By aberrant
Too bad. Thanks for the info.

Too bad. Thanks for the info.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,666
Posted By aberrant
I ordered mine from a dealer in NJ (I'm in CA)...

I ordered mine from a dealer in NJ (I'm in CA) who had great prices (Circle BMW, if you're interested - www.circlebmwparts.com) and had a local indy shop install it. Saved about $600 over what my...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-06-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By aberrant
Question BMW Ultimate Drive Event in Houston?

Hi all,

I've gone to https://www.bmwusa.com/secured/content/forms/UDESummer13.aspx and put in a zip code in Houston (77027) and it's showing me events in Missouri. Does this mean I've missed the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-05-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,491
Posted By aberrant
X3 Order question

I love the top view. It's great for street parking and garage parking. It helps ensure I don't ding the car or get curb rash. $320 was a small price to pay.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,666
Posted By aberrant
Ordered my new X3 35i

Don't forget to add roof rails if you want them and don't have M-sport.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-20-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,200
Posted By aberrant
Make sure you specify you want roof rails, if you...

Make sure you specify you want roof rails, if you want them. They're not standard, and the $250 option for satin aluminum rails (on the non-M package) is not an "upgrade" - those are the base rails....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-19-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,368
Posted By aberrant
F25 Coding Spread Sheet... need help

And, more importantly, does it void your warranty? :)


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-19-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By aberrant
Silly ConnectedDrive message question.

Ah - I have split screen too. I will try the option button tomorrow and report back. Thanks!


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