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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-26-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Yggdrasil
Check to see if it is your climate control fan. ...

Check to see if it is your climate control fan. Mine occasionally makes a very high pitched whine at higher speeds. Turning the blower speed up, or off makes it stop. But the "Volkswagen...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-03-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Yggdrasil
The aftermarket :thumbup:

The aftermarket :thumbup:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-02-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Yggdrasil
I'd say tire life is less dependent on the...

I'd say tire life is less dependent on the vehicle and more dependent on your foot.

However, certain brands wear faster than others.


But, since I've already gotten more than my record low (5k...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-21-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,500
Posted By Yggdrasil
Aerodynamics perhaps? And the weight for the...

Aerodynamics perhaps?

And the weight for the X1 is more like 3800 if you get the pano roof. The base model is fairly rare in tests.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-16-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Yggdrasil
I thought the 28i's had the ZF 8HP45 - with the...

I thought the 28i's had the ZF 8HP45 - with the 45 indicating 450 newton meters of torque, or about 330 ft/lb....

It'd be neat if it were higher though :thumbup:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-14-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,737
Posted By Yggdrasil
Strip them out of folders? Someone told you...

Strip them out of folders? Someone told you wrong.

And you can sort by album, artist, playlist and genre.


That said - navigating all the way to Z can be time consuming if you have hundreds...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-13-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,737
Posted By Yggdrasil
If its over your budget, it isn't worth it. Debt...

If its over your budget, it isn't worth it. Debt is no fun.

However, for more space - consider ditching factory nav. Take half of the nav's cost and you and your SO can get snazzy new phones...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By Yggdrasil
Fixed your post for you. :thumbup:

Fixed your post for you. :thumbup:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By Yggdrasil
I asked my service adviser at the dealership and...

I asked my service adviser at the dealership and he told me completely sincerely that the service tech gets these requests all the time and just doesn't know how to do it. Apparently their are lots...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-13-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By Yggdrasil
What engine do you have? The six cylinders don't...

What engine do you have? The six cylinders don't do auto-start/stop
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-31-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,323
Posted By Yggdrasil
I mean absolutely no offense - but I would never...

I mean absolutely no offense - but I would never pay that much for a car with that many modifications. As a buyer I trust the words "stock" and "unmodified."

I'd consider 39. But I'd still be...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-24-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Yggdrasil
Although it is different to use, I'd say calling...

Although it is different to use, I'd say calling it "difficult" is a stretch. After about a week you develop muscle memory for the changes and don't even notice.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-21-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Yggdrasil
VW GTI with APR Stage 1 ecu tune Bought it...

VW GTI with APR Stage 1 ecu tune

Bought it CPO at 20K miles. Tuned the first engine (I'll get to that), and had a never ending litany of troubles ranging from diverter valves going out (6 of them...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-20-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Yggdrasil
Thats cute. Do what you will. I have been...

Thats cute.

Do what you will. I have been burned by tunes by reputable companies in the past that have claimed to be "100% safe."
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-20-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Yggdrasil
In new cars, almost nothing will improve engine...

In new cars, almost nothing will improve engine performance without changing software. Remove the cat and the car won't suddenly gain horsepower, it is running expecting the cat.

That said -...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-05-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,472
Posted By Yggdrasil
Isn't JD Powers the group that includes all...

Isn't JD Powers the group that includes all complaints with equal weight? So rattles and wind noise count just as badly as transmission problems and blown head gaskets?

I think their is a...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-05-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By Yggdrasil
I know that making a statement like "any BMW that...

I know that making a statement like "any BMW that isn't RWD based isn't a BMW" is a bit...well silly (particularly since not too long ago that statement was "any BMW that isn't RWD isn't a BMW,") but...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-05-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By Yggdrasil
Sounds like the ghost in the machine arrived for...

Sounds like the ghost in the machine arrived for Halloween and never left :dunno:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-04-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By Yggdrasil
I for one have never cared for window tints. ...

I for one have never cared for window tints. Even when I lived in Atlanta and tints may have made my AC work a bit better I eschewed them.

Basically my motivation is this:
When its dark, you...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-03-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By Yggdrasil
On your point about convenience: I picked my X1...

On your point about convenience: I picked my X1 sans iDrive for reasons completely ignoring any lack of storage present in iDrive models. I just didn't like iDrive. But it dawns on me now that...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-02-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,582
Posted By Yggdrasil
I'm almost wondering if Travelin' has a deadspot...

I'm almost wondering if Travelin' has a deadspot in his pedal. My first car had brakes that when you pushed them they went: "Nothing...nothing....something...WHOA BRAKING!!"

If you just hold the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-01-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,582
Posted By Yggdrasil
I don't experience any throttle problems, but I...

I don't experience any throttle problems, but I do experience turbo lag from time to time.

Nothing worse than my GTI beforehand - except when the turbo spools up I don't just end up with...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-28-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Yggdrasil
I don't care for expensive unitaskers unless...

I don't care for expensive unitaskers unless nothing else can do the job. Perhaps I'll just leave a hammer in the back seat :thumbup:

Used to keep a hatchet in my truck, maybe I'll do that again
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-28-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Yggdrasil
You can disable the motion alarm when locking the...

You can disable the motion alarm when locking the vehicle.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-27-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,392
Posted By Yggdrasil
When people ask for advice, say... how do I throw...

When people ask for advice, say... how do I throw a curve ball. Or, what is the best way to hit a curve ball, they are not looking for "Maybe you should stop playing baseball" as an answer.
...
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