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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By suvguy
Maintenance cost by model is on the BMW website

Maintenance cost by model is on the BMW website
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By suvguy
I spend a lot of time in the Lake Tahoe area-...

I spend a lot of time in the Lake Tahoe area- about 250" inches of snow a year, my 2011 X3 came with All-season Pirellii RFT's. After 34k got Bridgestone Potenza All-season RFT's. (18" wheels) Car...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By suvguy
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By suvguy
Greed.

Greed.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-25-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,813
Posted By suvguy
I do have 18' wheels

I do have 18' wheels
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,813
Posted By suvguy
I agree- the original Pirelli's lasted 34k miles,...

I agree- the original Pirelli's lasted 34k miles, the Potenzas have13k on them w no virtually no hint of wear.
The tire shop where I bought them, very reputable, recommends front to back same side...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-19-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By suvguy
Replaced my tires at a very reputable tire...

Replaced my tires at a very reputable tire company, and they rotate front to back for free every 5K miles. Seem to be getting more even wear this way.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-19-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By suvguy
Be careful- when I took my 2011 3.5 X3 in for...

Be careful- when I took my 2011 3.5 X3 in for maintenance, I asked about tire rotation. Told BMW doesn't do that, but "advisor" said (without checking the car) that I should have an alignment. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,871
Posted By suvguy
Not so sure. The BMW configurator shows lots of...

Not so sure. The BMW configurator shows lots of colors for the 2015 2.8x, but doesn't even list the Msport as an available package.
Edmunds .com does, but as soon as Msport is clicked on as an...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By suvguy
Have a 2011 X3 3.5. Headlights on 80% of time in...

Have a 2011 X3 3.5. Headlights on 80% of time in bright sun.
After 2+ years & several brushoffs, Dealer re-adjusted the sensor to be more "sensitive" and installed a software update, evident when...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,871
Posted By suvguy
Is Msport available in any color but white?

Is Msport available in any color but white?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-03-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By suvguy
I drive in an area with heavy snow in the winter,...

I drive in an area with heavy snow in the winter, & often have unplowed roads & a tall snow berm in my driveway left by the town plow in my driveway. I need a lot of ground clearance. My current X3...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-25-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,213
Posted By suvguy
Beware- I had this issue with a Subaru lemon a...

Beware- I had this issue with a Subaru lemon a few years ago, and it was replaced, but I was stuck with CA sales tax on the lemon, AND the replacement.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-30-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By suvguy
I have Bridgestone Potenza rft M+S and they are...

I have Bridgestone Potenza rft M+S and they are just fine in the snow
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-24-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,788
Posted By suvguy
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-22-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By suvguy
Didn't rotate and regretted it. Fronts wore out...

Didn't rotate and regretted it. Fronts wore out faster than rears. The tire guys I absolutely trust told me that's because the fronts turn and have more friction with the pavement. They offer free...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By suvguy
Replaced the factory Pirelli's on my 2011 3.5 w/...

Replaced the factory Pirelli's on my 2011 3.5 w/ 18' wheels @ 35,000 miles (would have gotten more miles if I'd rotated them). Got a set of Bridgestone Potenza run flats for $1200 & expect (hope...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-24-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,500
Posted By suvguy
They are Potenzas.

They are Potenzas.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-23-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,500
Posted By suvguy
Just got them a week ago- Oakland CA. Price about...

Just got them a week ago- Oakland CA. Price about the same in Truckee near Lake Tahoe- free front to back rotations every 5K included. The original Pirellis had 34k on them with more to go, but am...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-21-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,500
Posted By suvguy
Just replaced the original Pirellis with...

Just replaced the original Pirellis with Bridgestone 245/50 18R 100w RFT's on my 2011 i35- $1184 out the door and they seem just as good as the Pirellis
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,765
Posted By suvguy
Had 2 nails. 1st one, the dealer said bring it...

Had 2 nails. 1st one, the dealer said bring it in, we can patch it. When I brought it in, was told run flat cannot be patched before anyone even looked at it! 4,000 miles, $400.

At 15k, another...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-05-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By suvguy
So how do you order one?

So how do you order one?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-10-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By suvguy
On 2 occasions my first trip to the mountains in...

On 2 occasions my first trip to the mountains in late fall kicked off the TPM warning after a cold night. I called BMW assist the 1st time, and was told cold temperatures were likely to blame. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By suvguy
I don't think the MXM4 comes in a RFT tire, at...

I don't think the MXM4 comes in a RFT tire, at least for the X3 3.5- can't find them on the Michelin website.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By suvguy
I had a flat at 4K miles. called the dealer- told...

I had a flat at 4K miles. called the dealer- told me to bring it in, and they would repair it. Brought it in, and the service mgr said run flats can't be repaired. $400 new tire. 4K miles later, a...
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