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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-17-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By dandanio
N55 engine in the 35i is a single twin scroll...

N55 engine in the 35i is a single twin scroll turbo. Check the wikipedia entry (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_N55).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-28-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By dandanio
It is all about the circumference of the wheel,...

It is all about the circumference of the wheel, it you stay within 3% of the OEM spec you are ok, you should have no problems with odo, speedo or ABS. In addition many reputable shops would flat out...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-28-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
F30/F31/F32/F33 Gear Shift Indicator
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Posted By dandanio
Can someone confirm it on any other F series?

Can someone confirm it on any other F series?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-17-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,721
Posted By dandanio
Çongrats and welcome! Next steps: 1....

Çongrats and welcome!

Next steps:

1. when your X3 arrives, become a member of BMWCCA.
2. Learn to properly name BMW cars, it is 28i sDrive or xDrive and 35i xDrive. :thumbup:

Cheers.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By dandanio
BMW has a webpage explaining Start/Stop...

BMW has a webpage explaining Start/Stop (http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/technology/technology_guide/articles/mm_auto_start_stop_function.html).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By dandanio
Most likely somebody retrofitted that button. I...

Most likely somebody retrofitted that button. I have a build guide that does not even mention Start/Stop for MY 2011 (mine was built in 07/2011).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-09-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By dandanio
Both me and 02420X3 (Hi 02420X3!) bought our X3...

Both me and 02420X3 (Hi 02420X3!) bought our X3 35i's around the same time (days apart :) ) in 2011. My car has 41,000 and is still going strong with no major issues.

There were only a handful...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By dandanio
I don't think it is possible. I have not seen...

I don't think it is possible. I have not seen such an arrangement being done.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By dandanio
The biggest problem to me would be not replacing...

The biggest problem to me would be not replacing the initial oil. The startup oil is a special blend with higher viscosity and some special chemicals to try and help the engine to break in. The car...
Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,933
Posted By dandanio
Not going with Jon Shafer, our host here at...

Not going with Jon Shafer, our host here at bimmerfest if he is your local dealer is just pure... bad practice!
Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,344
Posted By dandanio
Correct me if I am wrong, but I vaguely remember...

Correct me if I am wrong, but I vaguely remember J. Spira doing something similar. You might want to reach out to him to ask for details or search this forum. Back in 2009/2010 that was a hot topic...
Forum: European Delivery 02-16-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By dandanio
Maybe buying miles and booking an award class is...

Maybe buying miles and booking an award class is cheaper?
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By dandanio
Stayed in Livigno and crossed to Italy via...

Stayed in Livigno and crossed to Italy via Foscagno. Highly recommended.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-04-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By dandanio
swapalease or leasetrader

swapalease or leasetrader
Forum: European Delivery 01-27-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By dandanio
You seriously thought an hour before departure is...

You seriously thought an hour before departure is ENOUGH to drop off the luggage, go through TSAs, board the plane and still have some time to spare??? Wow!!!

I am glad you made it though!
Forum: European Delivery 01-25-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By dandanio
Leaving little room for flexibility is BAD, VERY...

Leaving little room for flexibility is BAD, VERY VERY BAD, sometimes it can be DISASTROUS. Anyway, work with your CA on the date and time, once you get your date set, you can work with the Welt on...
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By dandanio
England and Ireland check (we had quite a few of...

England and Ireland check (we had quite a few of those), Isle of Mann - highly unlikely. It is not specified in the insurance/registration disclaimer and since it is not a part of the GB I highly...
Forum: European Delivery 12-05-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,527
Posted By dandanio
As others advised you: 1. Use SIXT shuttle...

As others advised you:
1. Use SIXT shuttle service vs. Rolf/Train
2. Focus on two places, you have 4 days. Belgium/Brussels is meh, just like Paris...
3. Stuttgart/Heidelberg is fun, squeeze in...
Forum: European Delivery 12-03-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By dandanio
Take a look here...

Take a look here (http://f10.m5post.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13024631&postcount=19).
I drove a Chrysler Pacifica exported from here to Europe and When I had my headlights on, every incoming car...
Forum: European Delivery 12-03-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By dandanio
Nah, someone from Europe wants to buy my X3...

Nah, someone from Europe wants to buy my X3...
Forum: European Delivery 12-02-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By dandanio
Hey Beth! I know of quite a few people doing...

Hey Beth!

I know of quite a few people doing just that. In fact, I was planning on doing the unthinkable to my X3! :) I got quoted around $700 from Baltimore to Bremenhaven. Hope that helps. If...
Forum: European Delivery 10-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By dandanio
Make sure your CA knows that. He will be able to...

Make sure your CA knows that. He will be able to keep an eye for you.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-02-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By dandanio
I think that would be a determinant factor for OP.

I think that would be a determinant factor for OP.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-02-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By dandanio
Black grills, reflectors delete and black wheels....

Black grills, reflectors delete and black wheels. Drop it and get some good tint. Enjoy.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-31-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By dandanio
Check if the hub diameter is the same. Otherwise...

Check if the hub diameter is the same. Otherwise you will need some hubcentric rings.
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