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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-19-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,604
Posted By farg
I have never used Eco. I find it annoying. ...

I have never used Eco. I find it annoying. Usually on Comfort and Sport when the mood hits me (often)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-15-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,145
Posted By farg
No they are totally different. But I am just...

No they are totally different. But I am just saying that there is not a "special"" grill listed for those model years for the M. I am suggesting as a result, that the grill opening is no different...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-15-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,145
Posted By farg
I have a 2014 M sport and the site does not...

I have a 2014 M sport and the site does not differentiate for that option on any year.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-15-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,145
Posted By farg
I call BS on your dealer. On the BMW USA site...

I call BS on your dealer. On the BMW USA site under accessories, a high gloss black grill is listed for a 2015, X3 28D. Navigate throught the site and you will find them. $160.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-13-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By farg
Irregardless of the overload, five adults in an...

Irregardless of the overload, five adults in an X3 for a long road trip would be torture to me. Take two cars and enjoy the trip in comfort. Getting there is half the fun, especially in our...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By farg
I have a feeling he knows that. I think he's...

I have a feeling he knows that. I think he's asking about what to do in a car wash when the folks are drying off the wind screen. Not sure I'd leave the wipers up in that position going thru the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-22-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By farg
I am asking this question out of total ignorance,...

I am asking this question out of total ignorance, so please limit flames. What makes DHP function? I steered away from it (ha ha) due to perceived complexity and future nightmares at repair time. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-06-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,580
Posted By farg
As far as this board goes, Ihate this time of...

As far as this board goes, Ihate this time of year..........

:)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-04-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,487
Posted By farg
I had the same reluctance re the glossy vs flat...

I had the same reluctance re the glossy vs flat on my space gray. I contacted a body shop about painting the existing grills. Can't recall amount, but $$ were prohibitive and I was told that paint...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-02-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By farg
with the amount of miles it looks like you put...

with the amount of miles it looks like you put on, it might not be a bad idea. For normal 12-15K /yr drivers, I would say no.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-28-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By farg
Manufacturers love to induce understeer to keep...

Manufacturers love to induce understeer to keep the lawyers happy. Underinflating the fronts only add to it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-26-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,965
Posted By farg
This is an oil cooler as pictured. It is a water...

This is an oil cooler as pictured. It is a water over oil cooler-heat exchanger, the same as used on over the road diesel trucks and industrial diesel engines.
Did BMW formerly offer an air over...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,139
Posted By farg
Just got my new Road and Track. The new Q5S with...

Just got my new Road and Track. The new Q5S with a sub 5 second dash to 60 and under 60K looks kind of appealing......Anybody here driven one? I'd love to hear an opinion or 6.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-11-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By farg
+1 on the duster

+1 on the duster
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By farg
velcro

velcro
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-07-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,139
Posted By farg
Aaaaaaaack!!! My eyes!!!

Aaaaaaaack!!! My eyes!!!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-07-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,139
Posted By farg
I did not want a full size SUV so I looked at the...

I did not want a full size SUV so I looked at the RDX (numb steering), Infiniti EX (too small) and the Q5 (too mainstream in my town and ho-hum styling IMHO). Overall I went with the X3 due to 3.5...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-23-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By farg
2005 Tacoma Double Cab Sport 4x4. Kinda like an...

2005 Tacoma Double Cab Sport 4x4. Kinda like an old pair of shoes I cannot part with. Been bulletproof, and I will likely replace it with a new model of same truck.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By farg
Rather than asking here it might be beneficial to...

Rather than asking here it might be beneficial to talk to the people writing the paper
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-09-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By farg
Were they texting or on the phone?

Were they texting or on the phone?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-09-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By farg
Is there anything to the US News ranking or is...

Is there anything to the US News ranking or is this just a cynical and useless way to remain relevant? Does US News really do its own testing or are they just averaging other folks' write-ups to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-14-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By farg
Used to happen to me fairly regularly on my E46...

Used to happen to me fairly regularly on my E46 M3. A "brisk" reverse acceleration in an open parking lot (or somewhere else safe) will dislodge it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-06-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,145
Posted By farg
ordered mine thru the dealer parts department. ...

ordered mine thru the dealer parts department. Maybe cost a couple bucks more, but it never hurts to start building a relationship for later.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By farg
Let us know if they last longer than 30 days...

Let us know if they last longer than 30 days without getting stolen. I like 'em, and so do alot of other unsavory types.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By farg
I'd try my insurance company. If a rock caused...

I'd try my insurance company. If a rock caused it, they may (should) cover.
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