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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By alexmish
I dont think you can lease month by month...

I dont think you can lease month by month indefinitely... I believe max is 6 mo, and only if you have a new car on order.

MY 2017 will not hit dealerships until October at earliest. You can prob...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By alexmish
Examined OEMs with macro lens, didn't find...

Examined OEMs with macro lens, didn't find anything wrong with the rubber edge. So it must be spring load on the wiper's arm...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By alexmish
It came with correct adapter (slide on a rod...

It came with correct adapter (slide on a rod type). 2 seconds to replace each, no brainer.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-05-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By alexmish
Just took delivery of 2016 X3 3.5i, and same...

Just took delivery of 2016 X3 3.5i, and same "problem" - no visuals on the dash. Having had X5 in the past, which had lit button on the steering wheel, as well as 2015 328 which visualizes on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-05-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By alexmish
The Bosch wipers are excellent. Got them last...

The Bosch wipers are excellent. Got them last night (Amazon prime rocks :)), and got to use them in today's snow mess we got here in NYC area. I am going to examine the OEMs with a magnified glass...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-02-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By alexmish
There are two different sport modes: 1. The...

There are two different sport modes:

1. The one which is in (ECO, COMFORT, SPORT and SPORT+)
2. The one which is when you move your gear selector to the left.

I find the #2 is not as much fun...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-02-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By alexmish
So far so good, I didnt drive during the snow...

So far so good, I didnt drive during the snow storm, but drove the weekend before in sleet/ice. Can't complaint.

I'll see how they will wear/perform, and will switch as needed. But I do know that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-02-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,728
Posted By alexmish
It would be very welcomed model in my household :)

It would be very welcomed model in my household :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-02-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By alexmish
I've done some research and ordered new BOSCH...

I've done some research and ordered new BOSCH wipers - 20OE and 26OE. Seem to have both excellent review on Amazon and other sites. Will report the results. These also have a spoiler along the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-01-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By alexmish
Thanks all, will inspect the wipers... Like I...

Thanks all, will inspect the wipers... Like I said, brand new car less than a month old from the plant. Hasn't been much outside.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-01-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By alexmish
Wipers' swipe quality

So here is the deal : the car (2016 X3 is brand new, <1K miles). Garaged, been driven in rain/snow only once (2 weeks ago). The wipers don't do good job cleaning:

1. Always require multiple...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-31-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By alexmish
Rt 78 Nearby Summit

Rt 78 Nearby Summit
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-30-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By alexmish
Yes I know, but I had that mirror for 25 years...

Yes I know, but I had that mirror for 25 years (yes, it is 25 years old!), and the benefit of having pano rear view outweights the lack of dimming - at least for me.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-30-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By alexmish
Wheels - what comes with the MSport from the...

Wheels - what comes with the MSport from the factory

Grill ///M inserts - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008EEHS90?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00

Grill -...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By alexmish
And here are the pics!

And here are the pics!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-24-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By alexmish
Sorry was busy, will post more pics in a bit. ...

Sorry was busy, will post more pics in a bit. Hopefully can make to next meet.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-18-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By alexmish
Yes, LED lights are great. Also like how the...

Yes, LED lights are great. Also like how the turn indicator is placed in the headlights - very modern. The night lighting is very good, best I've had so far across all my prior BMWs !
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By alexmish
The Beast Has Arrived (with pictures)

After longer-than-usual wait for custom build, the beast is here!

2016 X3 3.5i xDrive MSport... Cold Pkg, Dynamic Handling Pkg, Driver Assistance Pkg, Premium Pkg, Lighting Pkg, Tech Pkg etc.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By alexmish
:) You should read Arthur Healey's "Wheels"......

:) You should read Arthur Healey's "Wheels"... Only buy cars made on Wednesday !

Seriously, it wouldnt matter. The car is not made over one day. A work shift is a work shift, no one gets to go...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By alexmish
you are not getting "special & individualized"...

you are not getting "special & individualized" treatment - i got the same deal just now, too (and used it to lease 2013 x5d)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By alexmish
Make your decision when you approach 50K (the ext...

Make your decision when you approach 50K (the ext warranty decision)... By then the 2014 will be out.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By alexmish
A car is not an investment... It will not...

A car is not an investment... It will not appreciate over time!

I was like that 10 years ago - buying weatertech mats, hood protectors, thinking about clear bar, washing and Klasse every other...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,737
Posted By alexmish
One other point : the 2014+ will have...

One other point : the 2014+ will have electric-assist steering, not hydraulic. For me, it is all a big deal - recently got 2013 335 for my wife, and not thrilled at all. So i am trying to stretch...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,737
Posted By alexmish
i am not waiting... about to sign 3-yr lease for...

i am not waiting... about to sign 3-yr lease for 2013 X5d. That will put me in pull-ahead program around Dec 2015, which means a few things:

1. Bugs will be worked out
2. Holiday discounts...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By alexmish
Using Yakima 16 cu ft box. It sits a tad higher...

Using Yakima 16 cu ft box. It sits a tad higher than Thule (0.5-1"), but does not compromise on space and has overall better locks. Used it for at least 4+ years, still in very good condition.
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