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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By lbjgh
Donno... I just had my new tires installed...

Donno...

I just had my new tires installed two days ago... no tpms.

I posted this a while back http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7635124&postcount=4

It can be found in your...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By lbjgh
The narrower tires are 20mm or 3/4" narrower and...

The narrower tires are 20mm or 3/4" narrower and the load index drops from 1764 to 1653lbs at its max air pressure.

... so 1653x4=6612 lbs and the approved gross vehicle weight is 5214 lbs (The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By lbjgh
Canadian x3's don't have TPMS on the rims the car...

Canadian x3's don't have TPMS on the rims the car uses the ABS sensors.

I just installed a set of blizzak ws80 225/55R18.

Same diameter as the 19" msport tires. The blizzak ride MUCH smoother...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By lbjgh
Winter tires aren't just for snow and ice... when...

Winter tires aren't just for snow and ice... when the temperature drops to 6c or 43f your all season tires loose significant grip.

An option for you might be "All Weather" tires which can be run...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-24-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By lbjgh
Four - Pirelli W210 Sottozero2 Run-flat.

SOLD

Four - Pirelli W210 Sottozero2 Run-flat.
245/50R18 100H

Originally from BMW winter wheel package.

Excellent condition tires with approximately 15,000kms of use over two winters. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,521
Posted By lbjgh
One other grip... OK it's a simple one but it...

One other grip... OK it's a simple one but it would be nice to know if the heated steering wheel button pressed.:dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By lbjgh
I went with the BMW winter wheel package on my...

I went with the BMW winter wheel package on my msport, i.e. BMW 307 and Pirelli SottoZero II 245/45 R18. This year I'm replacing the Pirelli tires with a set of 225/55 R18 Blizzak WS80
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By lbjgh
maverick2015, why not disable the automatic...

maverick2015, why not disable the automatic locking feature?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,521
Posted By lbjgh
The whole EcoPro/Comfort/Sport mode switch...

The whole EcoPro/Comfort/Sport mode switch thingie... I think I can adjust the car's acceleration with the accelerator pedal. I don't see the need for this complexity. When I get into my wife's 2006...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By lbjgh
I'd prefer eco pro transmission mode with sport...

I'd prefer eco pro transmission mode with sport mode throttle... but alas no coding fix. :p

Its interesting, some times while driving in eco pro mode the car accelerates great and other times it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By lbjgh
I believe my car does the same thing... the...

I believe my car does the same thing... the brakes are applied until you press the accelerator.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By lbjgh
You can just reset the TPMS after rotation as per...

You can just reset the TPMS after rotation as per pg 97 in the manual.

In Canada the tires don't have TPMS. The computer monitors differential speed using the ABS sensors somehow.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By lbjgh
According to BMW it'll impair the handling...

According to BMW it'll impair the handling characteristics. :dunno:

I could see that rotating the tires/wheels without adjusting the tire pressure could create problems... but in my opinion that's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-10-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By lbjgh
Use one of these and ya won't damage the plastic...

Use one of these and ya won't damage the plastic jack points: http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12802006&postcount=1
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-09-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By lbjgh
F25 35i - best mileage so far...

Last weekend I got the best mileage to date... 99% highway at 105km/hr. :thumbup:

Not bad for a two ton, 300hp SUV. :yikes:

7.3L/100km or 39mpg UK or 32.2mpg US
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,901
Posted By lbjgh
It sounds like throttle delay was a fairly common...

It sounds like throttle delay was a fairly common problem on BMW's prior to 2013.

I actually found this third party option when researching the problem before I bought a MY2013 X3... the 2012 N52...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,900
Posted By lbjgh
As we head into the colder weather I'll post my...

As we head into the colder weather I'll post my free fix for the Pano roof (cold weather) noise.

I just placed nylon furniture bumpers on the plastic 'stand off' bits. I have no idea what the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-31-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By lbjgh
Dracon?

Dracon?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By lbjgh
Like RhoXS says, the X5 may feel too big...

Like RhoXS says, the X5 may feel too big especially if you are coming from a 318i or 330i.

The X3 will likely feel big after those cars.

Also, is the X5 in question the last generation or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-27-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By lbjgh
Like others have said... just get it fixed and...

Like others have said... just get it fixed and enjoy the car.

I had a few gremlins with my car when it was new but all is good at 2-1/2 years and 50,000 kms.

You have plenty of time to consider...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-22-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By lbjgh
hmm a 100x100x100mm cube has a volume of one...

hmm a 100x100x100mm cube has a volume of one litre... and filled with water has a mass of 1kg. 1000mm in a metre and 1000 metres in a KM. Seem simple enough. What the hell is a gallon? Why are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By lbjgh
...even if the car is coded to remember the last...

...even if the car is coded to remember the last setting, i.e. off in comfort or sport.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-14-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By lbjgh
I make go down two sizes (width) to a 225/55 18...

I make go down two sizes (width) to a 225/55 18 to help the tire cut through the slush and snow. My msport has 245/45 19 summer tires.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By lbjgh
Hehe so does my BlackBerry Passport. Ditched...

Hehe so does my BlackBerry Passport. Ditched the Samsung
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-04-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,242
Posted By lbjgh
I ditched my Samsung S5 and replaced it with the...

I ditched my Samsung S5 and replaced it with the BlackBerry Passport. The Bluetooth again works flawlessly including text, email, etc. Brilliant phone BTW
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