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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-20-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,607
Posted By hec
creaking in pan sun roof

Yep, I have had the same problem on very cold days. It seemed to correct itself as the vehicle wamed up. Haven't noticed it recently.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-16-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,624
Posted By hec
X3 35i M sport...

Really enjoying the new ride...the engine is phenomenal. I have been experimenting with the various setting...from eco to sport+ and there is a remarkable difference in each setting. Not sure I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-01-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,624
Posted By hec
x3 msport

Thanks for the suggestion...it did work well...actually have finalized the deal at about 8% below invoice...I am happy...pick up the vehicle this week...sorry to see my 09 M Sport go..it was great...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-25-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,624
Posted By hec
demo 2013 X3 35i M sportpckg loaded

Been to my dealer and I am looking at a 2013 X3 Msport pckg. The car was "executive driven"..has 13,000Km ( just over 8000 miles) . It has all the packages. I am in Canada where prices are much...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By hec
tires

I guess that is a similar experience. My research in the last few days has confirmed that the BFG's did not have a rating that was trustworthy and furthermore when I called BFG regarding any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,950
Posted By hec
tires

thanks Crudeunit....this has been helpful. As a matter of fact, I just finished reading an article on the effects of negative camber. I visited a tire store yesterday and had a great conversation...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By hec
tire issues

Thanks for your thoughts. Just came from the tire dealer to learn that there is no mileage warranty on treadwear from BFG. Apparently there was in the US and since March of 2011, there has been one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-15-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By hec
perplesing tire issues

Just wondering if anyone is experiencing similar problems. I purchased my 328i x drive, M sport pack, in 2009. The OE RFT's by bridgestone were terrible and one tire blew out on the highway at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-15-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,725
Posted By hec
tires

I had bridgestone potenzas as OE on my 09 328xdrive. They were RFT's and were junk. At 17,000K I replaced them with BFGoodrich, which have proved to be not much better. I have had some alingment...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,268
Posted By hec
tires

I had terrible experiences with RFT's (Bridgestone Potenzas)...they wore excessively and I experienced a blow out while driving. They were noisey and harsh. My new regular tires are wonderful. The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,024
Posted By hec
Just want to add a comment about Bridgeston...

Just want to add a comment about Bridgeston Potenza RFT's on my 2009 328...the worst tires i have ever experienced. I have just replaced them after a blow out and excessive wear on the rear. BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,311
Posted By hec
tire wear

My bridgestone potenza RFT's have worn so fast. One of the rear tires has split. I had an alignment done at 10,000km and I now have 19,000 on the tires. Is this what I am to expect and I am...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-07-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,416
Posted By hec
Tha

Thanks for all the chatter guys....I am looking seriously at conti RFT or at the Michelin Pilot Sport non RFT...I will admit the RFT's offer a great option when driving in Brooklyn...or anywhere to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,416
Posted By hec
tires rft or not??

The Potenza RFT's on my 2009 328i x drive M Sports package are shot...I need to replace them after only 19,000 km. I am seriously considering not replacing with RFTs...I am looking for some...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By hec
I have a 09 328i m sport...with usb integration. ...

I have a 09 328i m sport...with usb integration. I have the bmw issue cable and all works well. I have not been successful, in getting the playlists from my ipod and i pod touch onto the audio...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,173
Posted By hec
i pod touch

Just wondering if my new i pod touch (3rd generation) will connect in my 2009 328xi without difficulty. I do not have i drive. Anyone have any experience with the bmw cable, wihout i drive. In...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-27-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By hec
I am told that in Canada and Europe the Y cable...

I am told that in Canada and Europe the Y cable is an option, even when you have the ipod integration option...at least that is what my dealer told me...in addition the cost of the cable in Canada is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By hec
i pod integration

i had plugged in the y cable to both receptacles in the armrest...when I removed the usb port the i pod began playing....the downside is that i can't read the playlists etc on the car's screen...i...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By hec
I figured it out and now it is working.

I figured it out and now it is working.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 26,249
Posted By hec
m package

I love it...get it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By hec
usb integration i pod

I have usb integration in my 09 328i x, without i drive.... and purchased an i pod interface cable on ebay....I have an ipod nano 4GB, a few years old. The ipod will not play...it appears that the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,824
Posted By hec
ipod integration

Hayden I got the cable you recommended ....but it does not seem to want to work...I have a first generation ipod nano...Suppose it is too old to connect? Any thoughts? hec
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By hec
Thanks all...exactly how I felt about it. hec

Thanks all...exactly how I felt about it. hec
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,824
Posted By hec
i pod

Hey thanks Hayden....sure looks cheaper than the dealer quoted!! Do you have it and it does work?? hec
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By hec
maintenance pck

Car is brand new...the dealer suggests the package because it covers everything that is not on warranty...all but tires..
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