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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-25-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By farg
I have a sort of hammock that goes in the back...

I have a sort of hammock that goes in the back seat. It is secured to all four headrests. You can make it as tight or loose as you want. It keeps the dog safe if you have to jam the brakes. I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-24-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By farg
Excerpt from Road and Track column by Bob Lutz: ...

Excerpt from Road and Track column by Bob Lutz:

"Most BMW buyers today pay a monthly lease and have no idea why they bought the brand, other than that it enjoys instant recognition and respect...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-20-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By farg
No solution for you from me. But I feel for...

No solution for you from me. But I feel for you......your car is giving you trouble and then there are the Twins.....I keep my V1 plugged in full time when I travel, and never had any problem. I am...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-16-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,240
Posted By farg
Which engine?

Which engine?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-08-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By farg
Not a bad first cut. I like V8's in five series,...

Not a bad first cut. I like V8's in five series, and think the Sports wagon in 3 and 5 series is a consideration, with and without x drive.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By farg
Are you certain it's the same gas? Are they...

Are you certain it's the same gas? Are they slipping you ethanol?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By farg
I think you mean snark plugs. (I crack myself up)

I think you mean snark plugs. (I crack myself up)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By farg
LOL. Or (heaven forbid) RTFM

LOL. Or (heaven forbid) RTFM
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By farg
Engine of the year. I had one of those, the S54....

Engine of the year. I had one of those, the S54. Awesome power plant; absolutely loved it. Be that as it may, research the rod bearing failures on it. Getting the award does not preclude problems.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,325
Posted By farg
I found this ...

I found this

http://www.rightfootdown.com/cars/automotive-news/bmw-redesigns-n20-timing-chain-components-n26-too/
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-23-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By farg
If you are relying on the car to calculate, I...

If you are relying on the car to calculate, I wouldn't. Does seem low, so manual calculations for a few tanks.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-23-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,900
Posted By farg
Your original post was 3 days ago and I assume...

Your original post was 3 days ago and I assume the demo is still available. It's also getting close to the end of the month. Go in and ask for the maximum warranty you can imagine....,warranty plus...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-23-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,900
Posted By farg
If one is interested in self driving cars why in...

If one is interested in self driving cars why in the world would they be buying a BMW??? A driver's car. Used to be, enthusiasts gravitated to this marque and bought them for their performance and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-20-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,900
Posted By farg
I'd try for an extended warranty on the demo.

I'd try for an extended warranty on the demo.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-11-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By farg
How much is a pad and rotor brake job? Seems...

How much is a pad and rotor brake job? Seems they are effectively asking for you to pre-pay for one since it will be a given service.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-09-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By farg
There is something elegant in a simple solution...

There is something elegant in a simple solution to a need.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-03-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,713
Posted By farg
If this dealer decided to hose you on something...

If this dealer decided to hose you on something this minor, imagine what they'd do to you on a real repair. I would go to BMW and lodge a formal complaint and find a new dealer. This is one of the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-28-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By farg
nice write up

nice write up
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-28-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By farg
Basically......RTFM

Basically......RTFM
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-24-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By farg
Thanks for sharing. Very nice indeed!

Thanks for sharing. Very nice indeed!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By farg
dev null, just looked at your list at bottom of...

dev null, just looked at your list at bottom of post. Oh man, a MKII has always been on my short list. Was it a full time job?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By farg
I have almost a year and a half left on warranty...

I have almost a year and a half left on warranty and have given this some preparatory thought. My vehicle will be paid for before warranty is up. If this car costs me 1500-2000 per year in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-10-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By farg
Lighten up Francis. He asked for opinions and we...

Lighten up Francis. He asked for opinions and we are giving just that.....opinions. No bashing intended.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-09-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By farg
If you are coming from a 4.4 and a 4.6 you will...

If you are coming from a 4.4 and a 4.6 you will likely regret getting the 2.8. Alot of folks here feel the 2.8 has plenty of grunt, but I am not one of them. Not to put them down, it's just my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-04-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By farg
If you really want to go nuts, I recommend...

If you really want to go nuts, I recommend Leatherique
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