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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-20-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By mibmwx3
Lib, Congrats on your Blue Water X3. I love the...

Lib, Congrats on your Blue Water X3. I love the color. In the two years that I've owned mine, I have not seen another like it in my area.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-09-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By mibmwx3
When I transferred my insurance to my X3, I...

When I transferred my insurance to my X3, I specifically asked if they would use BMW parts and allow repairs by a BMW dealer, they said they would. When I wanted to replace my back window after...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,136
Posted By mibmwx3
I think it's pretty chintzy that they used cloth...

I think it's pretty chintzy that they used cloth on the side of the back seats.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By mibmwx3
Yes, I've noticed this too. It wasn't always...

Yes, I've noticed this too. It wasn't always this way.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-22-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By mibmwx3
Yes, I have noticed this lately in Michigan too.

Yes, I have noticed this lately in Michigan too.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-20-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By mibmwx3
If they changed the pads on the 2014's, they...

If they changed the pads on the 2014's, they still use the old ones for replacements on 2011's. I had rear brakes done a few weeks ago and the new ones are just as bad as the originals.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By mibmwx3
Well, mine has not been perfect, but I still love...

Well, mine has not been perfect, but I still love driving it, so I look past the problems. I had a problem with a leak in my air conditioner which left a moldy smell. They took everything apart...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By mibmwx3
I have family members who are police officers...

I have family members who are police officers (city not state) in Michigan and I can assure you that their salaries are not inflated. They have good pensions which they negotiated because their...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-25-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By mibmwx3
I've been very satisfied with the AC. Michigan...

I've been very satisfied with the AC. Michigan summers can get quite hot, and the car has always cooled down quickly after sitting 8+ hours in the full sun. I have the Oyster seats which might help...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-22-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,399
Posted By mibmwx3
My two previous vehicles were Ford Explorers. I...

My two previous vehicles were Ford Explorers. I wasn't happy with the new version and after test driving a few other vehicles, I went to the internet to see what was available. I saw that BMW was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,399
Posted By mibmwx3
UncleJ, You try your hardest to steer people away...

UncleJ, You try your hardest to steer people away from the second generation X3. Have you actually taken one on an extended drive?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,399
Posted By mibmwx3
There are multiple ways to change radio stations...

There are multiple ways to change radio stations on the X3, but my favorite when I know the exact station that I want is to use the voice command. Simple as saying 'FM 91.3'.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By mibmwx3
Have you tried deflating the side bolsters on the...

Have you tried deflating the side bolsters on the sport seats? Don't know if that will make a difference or not to your wife.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-30-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,870
Posted By mibmwx3
When I ordered in 2011, it didn't include the...

When I ordered in 2011, it didn't include the wheels, so it was only $1500 list. 309's were available separately for $600 list. I think the silver rails and trim also come with SAP. I also...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-29-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,085
Posted By mibmwx3
Just had it replaced. They tried disenfecting it...

Just had it replaced. They tried disenfecting it but the smell was still there. Just wondered if this was more common than they thought.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-29-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,085
Posted By mibmwx3
Is that mold or dirt on the evaporator? If mold,...

Is that mold or dirt on the evaporator? If mold, does it smell like bandaids? Thank you.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-27-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By mibmwx3
I own a 35i, but have driven a 2013 28i. The 35i...

I own a 35i, but have driven a 2013 28i. The 35i is so much more fun to drive.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-05-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,424
Posted By mibmwx3
I'm very satisfied with the air conditioner in my...

I'm very satisfied with the air conditioner in my car. I never run at max for more than a few minutes and then set it to the lowest speed. My car cooled quickly today even though it was 100 degrees.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,110
Posted By mibmwx3
I've had my blue water metallic / oyster for just...

I've had my blue water metallic / oyster for just under a year. I wipe the seats with a wet wipe every few weeks and the seats look like new. I changed my seat color from black to oyster on the day...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-14-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By mibmwx3
I bought my car last June and didn't receive a...

I bought my car last June and didn't receive a survey either.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mibmwx3
Of course, I'm not comparing it with a car or the...

Of course, I'm not comparing it with a car or the smaller X3, but as a larger SUV, I was very satisfied with the handling. I can't say the same for the 2011 Explorer that I test drove.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-24-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mibmwx3
I love my X3, but I couldn't complain about the...

I love my X3, but I couldn't complain about the build quality or handling of my 2003 Explorer. I don't know about the Escape since I only ever took a quick look and thought the quality was much...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By mibmwx3
I agree. Now that I have them, I wouldn't want a...

I agree. Now that I have them, I wouldn't want a car without them.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By mibmwx3
I found out when my American made 2003 Ford...

I found out when my American made 2003 Ford Explorer alternator died, the transmission was locked along with the power windows and doors, so probably true for the X3 as well.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,307
Posted By mibmwx3
I was referring to the badges on the steering...

I was referring to the badges on the steering wheel and door sills. No biggie, just not my cup of tea. It wouldn't have stopped me from ordering the M Sport package.
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