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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By vzx
I don't want to hijack the tread on a different...

I don't want to hijack the tread on a different topic :)

The dealership does pay for my annual oil change (anniversary oil change) every year in Apr for free (for the first 4 years or 50K miles)...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By vzx
Tire Change with DHP

I should have done some searching. Found this thread which mentions resetting the variable steering center with tire change in DHP equipped X3

X3 wheel alignment...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By vzx
Same question. I had just created another thread...

Same question. I had just created another thread about this. I too have DHP with sport and would like to change to non RFTs. Dealership charges a lot for tires and does not offer non RFTs. Would like...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By vzx
For my Production year BMW has a recommended oil...

For my Production year BMW has a recommended oil change of every 15k miles which is too much IMHO. They changed the interval to 10k in newer models (2 months after my car was manufactured) but refuse...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By vzx
Exclamation Tire Change with DHP

I've got a 2014 F25 with DHP. The factory crappy tires (goodyear eagle LS2) have about 25K on them and I suspect I'll have to change them in the next 3-5 months. I have been reading forum posts and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By vzx
Extended Warranty + Maintenance

I'm going to take a significant salary cut over the next 3 years (full time physician going back into fellowship training). My 2014 F25 has about 25K miles on it (12-15K per year) and at this rate,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-28-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By vzx
Go to options and make sure that you select music...

Go to options and make sure that you select music along with phone functions when your device is connected via USB. The car must be parked and engine not running.

Remember the car can only allow...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-28-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By vzx
Yes. I've got a pre-LCI 2014 F25 and have noted...

Yes. I've got a pre-LCI 2014 F25 and have noted several times (randomly) while driving that the info display will not load MP3 from the usb drive. The thumb/scroll wheel on the steering does not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-21-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By vzx
We use this one from Amazon. So far, no issues...

We use this one from Amazon. So far, no issues with any damage to leather.

BRICA seat guardian - Amazon Link (http://www.amazon.com/BRICA-Seat-Guardian-Car-Protector/dp/B00B7M7BKW/)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-21-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By vzx
i own the car. So I dont have to worry about OEM...

i own the car. So I dont have to worry about OEM tires. I've read mixed reviews about the michelin MXM4 ZP on tirerack (esp from BMW owners). I'll try looking up about the pirelli's
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By vzx
Recommendations for RFT Tires

I recently got a loaner 320i and noted amazing ride quality - driving over potholes or bumps did not sound like I just drove into a 1 foot ditch (like my current X3's goodyear LS RFT's). When I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By vzx
I think BMW sells an official kit for the same....

I think BMW sells an official kit for the same. Check your local stealership.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By vzx
Used a box cutter knife for the cargo holders....

Used a box cutter knife for the cargo holders. They have precut lines with raised edges. Very easy to do.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-28-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By vzx
Weather tech liners are very good and fit like a...

Weather tech liners are very good and fit like a glove.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,641
Posted By vzx
Make sure you're not running the car in Eco pro...

Make sure you're not running the car in Eco pro mode. It does cut back on the AC cooling to save power/fuel
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,498
Posted By vzx
I've got a MY2014 35i with M-sport and DHP. My...

I've got a MY2014 35i with M-sport and DHP. My numbers are as follows. I'm really light on the gas and coast most of the time. 30% city driving (stop and go) and 70% suburban, interstates, etc.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-14-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,526
Posted By vzx
BMW X3 2014 Fuel Consumption

I've got a 2014 x3 35i msport with DHP. These are my numbers

City: 22-25 MPG
Highway: 30-32 MPG
Combined 26.5 (total 15k miles).

Actual combined was around 27.5 in summer of 2013 but this...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-14-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By vzx
Dreyer and Reinbold BMW of indianapolis. It's a...

Dreyer and Reinbold BMW of indianapolis. It's a pretty laid back dealership and people are generally very nice.

I'm going to go and buy the CNA plan. I'm being told that it will cover cosmetic...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-14-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By vzx
My CA just got back to me. I can not purchase the...

My CA just got back to me. I can not purchase the BMW protection plan anymore. Seems they have stopped offering it.

There is a company called CNA that offers complete tire and rim insurance ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By vzx
Unfortunately, I've already paid for 2 out of...

Unfortunately, I've already paid for 2 out of pocket oil changes in this last year (2K and 9.5K). My plan is for oil changes every 7.5K miles. Not sure if service advisor will honor an oil change now...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By vzx
I'm already at 15K miles - would I still qualify...

I'm already at 15K miles - would I still qualify for the low mileage oil change? I intend to change the cabin air filter, engine air filter and wiper blades with the 15K miles service.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By vzx
If it is 10K miles then shouldn't I be eligible...

If it is 10K miles then shouldn't I be eligible for an oil change (since I'm already at 15K miles). Should I bring this up with the dealership?

My service advisor did not mention that BMW has...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By vzx
Before the 9.5K oil change, the dash stated...

Before the 9.5K oil change, the dash stated "service due in 5.5K miles" (which would be at 15K miles)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By vzx
Question Scheduled maintenance question

I plan to keep my 2014 F25 for a long time. So I decided to perform preventative maintenance on my car. Ran into a little problem that I wanted to share and get opinions from the community

When I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-09-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By vzx
Exclamation Post-purchase tire/wheel protection

Looked at all the posts on this forum before purchasing my 2014 F25 last year. Thoroughly enjoying the ride. I did not get the tire/wheel package as dealer was asking $1500 for 5 years. I knew few...
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