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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By vbbuilt
2013 model here and have 35K on originals, so...

2013 model here and have 35K on originals, so will replace before winter. I've been pleased with the RFT and no complaints. This is a lease, so have to replace with RFT.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-02-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By vbbuilt
I'm very tempted to go this route, but want to be...

I'm very tempted to go this route, but want to be sure what I'm getting into.

So where specifically is the ODB connector under the dash? What am I looking for?

Thanks, Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-30-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By vbbuilt
I'm a very willing student and all ears! :)

I'm a very willing student and all ears! :)
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-30-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By vbbuilt
Coding of X1

Hi y'all !

I've seen numerous posts about dealers providing a complimentary, one-time s/w coding changes, right? Is that a given? Is that something dealers do for good will or is it something...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-13-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By vbbuilt
Ah thanks for the clarification! Vince.

Ah thanks for the clarification!

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-12-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By vbbuilt
Really curious now. I've a 2013 xdrive28i and has...

Really curious now. I've a 2013 xdrive28i and has that MPG guage. I thought all U.S. production units had the MPG guage ? Maybe I'm mistaken as Stone in canada has the MPG and apparently so does...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-05-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By vbbuilt
Send to Car? I'm using Google Maps on my desktop...

Send to Car? I'm using Google Maps on my desktop and I don't see that option? :dunno:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-30-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By vbbuilt
Amen to that! Everyone knows that the GPS in BMW...

Amen to that! Everyone knows that the GPS in BMW is ancient technology. Heck it can't even pronounce street names. I've an old Garmin I use on my motorcycle and it can run circles around the BMW...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-22-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By vbbuilt
That is correct. ASS only engages if sensors...

That is correct. ASS only engages if sensors determine that there's enough charge in the battery to restart the engine and to continue providing power to other systems, such as your entertainment...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-22-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By vbbuilt
What you say isn't necessarily true. If I know...

What you say isn't necessarily true. If I know I'm going to park somewhere, i.e. pull into a parking spot, once I stop, with the foot still on the brake pedal, I push and hold the start/stop button,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By vbbuilt
And you need to get that inspection done ASAP. As...

And you need to get that inspection done ASAP. As time goes by, that crack, untreated, gets worse. At a certain point, the only option will be to replace the entire windshield.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By vbbuilt
And you need to get that inspection done ASAP. As...

And you need to get that inspection done ASAP. As time goes by, that crack, untreated, gets worse. At a certain point, the only option will be to replace the entire windshield.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-12-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By vbbuilt
After I saw your question, I tried again and...

After I saw your question, I tried again and there does seem to be a sync problem. Hadn't really noticed it earlier, but then again, it's a slight delay, not too objectionable. This isn't something...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By vbbuilt
YouTube audio playback

I've the tech package. I use the USB cable to playback tracks on my iPhone. I was parked, sitting in the vehicle, listening to my music and looking at Facebook. Found a Facebook posting that had an...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-03-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By vbbuilt
I average around 23 mpg. Vince.

I average around 23 mpg.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-13-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By vbbuilt
I see very little differences between my 2013 and...

I see very little differences between my 2013 and the pics in this thread. Nothing to get excited about.

Vince
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-18-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By vbbuilt
??? When I lock, the horn never sounds. ...

???

When I lock, the horn never sounds. It's an electronic double-chirp. There's a distinct difference.

Vince
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-18-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By vbbuilt
You won't be able to show Pandora in your...

You won't be able to show Pandora in your presets, like you can for FM, AM, or Sat stations. That's because you're connected thru the USB cable.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-14-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By vbbuilt
Yes it does, downloading music via Pandora counts...

Yes it does, downloading music via Pandora counts against your data plan, same as if you watched youtube video, downloaded music via iTunes, or downloaded apps when not connected via WiFi, but I've...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-30-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By vbbuilt
I have the iDrive and the doors do NOT...

I have the iDrive and the doors do NOT automatically unlock.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-25-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By vbbuilt
With all the rain y'all have had recently, you...

With all the rain y'all have had recently, you might want to consider a vehicel that works well in water or has floation devices! :rofl:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-23-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By vbbuilt
There is no snap-in adapter for the iPhone 5.

There is no snap-in adapter for the iPhone 5.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-04-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By vbbuilt
Only 10K miles? You must not drive very much! ...

Only 10K miles? You must not drive very much!

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-22-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By vbbuilt
Auto high beams work well, they detect the...

Auto high beams work well, they detect the approaching headlights far down the road and switch to lo-beam and when the approaching car passes, quickly switch back.

Auto high beams work too well,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-21-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By vbbuilt
In the meantime, you can go to SIRIUS.com and...

In the meantime, you can go to SIRIUS.com and look up your account. If you haven't registered, you can do so. You'll just need your ESN number. You'll also be able to look at the various packages...
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