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Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems Today, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By mullini
I'm the original poster. I got a call from South...

I'm the original poster. I got a call from South Bay BMW yesterday asking about my service experience, and I would have said something but I was driving my sister's car, so no Bluetooth. I just told...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-27-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By mullini
So if you plan ahead, order a BMW say 2-3 weeks...

So if you plan ahead, order a BMW say 2-3 weeks before a scheduled event which you attend, you can't use the $1000 on that car you ordered before the event? Sounds as if that pretty much rules out...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-26-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By mullini
"4 years free maintenance"...except "preventative"...

Thursday I took my 2013 X1 into South Bay BMW for second oil change (at 28,000), because they are close to home (I bought it at Beverly Hills, closer to work). I was going to wait but they told me...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-16-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By mullini
Interesting. By that chart, in the last few...

Interesting. By that chart, in the last few months in the US the X1 has struggled as compared to 2013, but in the first few months, it did better. Maybe it needs the incentive usually offered in...
Forum: General BMW 09-09-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 117,381
Posted By mullini
Yeah my s28 X1 is such a slowpoke. A Prius C...

Yeah my s28 X1 is such a slowpoke. A Prius C leaves me eating its dust. On hills I have to get out and push. 240 hp my backside! Barely worth pushing the START button for...
Forum: General BMW 09-05-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By mullini
If BMW ownership could be revoked...

If BMW ownership could be revoked, then I nominate the lady driving a newer 5 series in the carpool lane of the south 405 Wednesday afternoon, West LA. In a rare mile or two where traffic was moving,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,471
Posted By mullini
I bought my X1 at Beverly Hills BMW. If I'd known...

I bought my X1 at Beverly Hills BMW. If I'd known about the forum sponsors I'd have gone with them (probably Greg at Pacific since that's relatively close to my work). I had tried to buy at my local...
Forum: General BMW 08-13-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By mullini
Ultimate Driving Experience question - re "guest" attendance

I just signed up for my first Ultimate Driving Experience, for Sept. 21 at Santa Anita, using an ID provided in an email invitation. When I attended something similar for Lexus, it was possible to...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 08-01-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By mullini
Well I know Consumer Reports is very much not...

Well I know Consumer Reports is very much not loved on here, but they just raved about the Macan. I read the review through a link on Yahoo. They emphasized that it is pricey, comparing it to X5 and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-07-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By mullini
Run premium gas and keep an eye on it.

Run premium gas and keep an eye on it.
Forum: General BMW 07-03-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,012
Posted By mullini
Well I'm a first time BMW owner, with a sDrive X1...

Well I'm a first time BMW owner, with a sDrive X1 purchased November 2012. Coming on 25,000 miles and though there have been a couple of very small hiccups (it needed coolant very early in its life,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-02-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,175
Posted By mullini
My 2013 X1 has not been 100% problem-free, but...

My 2013 X1 has not been 100% problem-free, but almost. I had a brief "engine limp mode" episode in my first week, never repeated. Supposedly the engine computer "adjusting." Then I had a coolant...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,110
Posted By mullini
Wow where are people driving 80-90 on the...

Wow where are people driving 80-90 on the freeway, without getting tickets? Because if you're getting tickets, I'm sure you don't care what your MPG is! ;-) I had a trip to Palm Springs from LA last...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-30-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,556
Posted By mullini
Wow, lucky me (not). I bought my X1 with...

Wow, lucky me (not). I bought my X1 with Goodyear's just after Thanksgiving 2012. Had to replace one tire when it was pierced by one of those small allen wrenches used for assembling Ikea furniture....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By mullini
I average around 28mpg in my sDrive28, and I live...

I average around 28mpg in my sDrive28, and I live in Los Angeles. Over 22,000 miles at this point. I never use EcoPro. I am sure I'd enjoy the sensation of the power of the 35, but I would never own...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 04-28-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,479
Posted By mullini
To my mind, one of the questions on the survey...

To my mind, one of the questions on the survey should be, "Did anyone at the dealer tell you to how to respond to this survey?" because it's ridiculous to be told/asked to give the dealer 100%. When...
Forum: General BMW 04-24-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By mullini
I am a big fan of ASS. Oops. Auto Stop Start. OK...

I am a big fan of ASS. Oops. Auto Stop Start. OK not a big fan but I'm glad to have it. Here's my experience:

I've learned how to brake so that ASS doesn't come on if I don't want it to. It's just...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-16-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,293
Posted By mullini
I'm just over 20K now and lifetime MPG is 28.3....

I'm just over 20K now and lifetime MPG is 28.3. If I get below 28 mpg on a tank I feel like it's bad week where the traffic gods got me (Los Angeles resident).

I admit I rarely speed. I set the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-28-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By mullini
This is the one related to the power brakes? I...

This is the one related to the power brakes? I had it done. At least, I think I did. When I picked up the X1 at the end of the day the SA was not around. The paperwork listed the recall work,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-27-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By mullini
On my 2013 X1 with iDrive, under the Bluetooth...

On my 2013 X1 with iDrive, under the Bluetooth menu, "Office" is not an option. Just "telephone" and "Audio." I have the separate OFFICE selection, but it doesn't show the phone...I make calls and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-13-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,243
Posted By mullini
I'm sure you have your reasons, but why wouldn't...

I'm sure you have your reasons, but why wouldn't you order? That's part of the fun. Get the car you want. After ordering my X1, first car I've ever ordered, I'd prefer to do that in the future than...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-13-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By mullini
In the first few months after the X1 went on sale...

In the first few months after the X1 went on sale in the US, some of us who bought the X1 posted on here about small rattles/crackles, especially from the dash around the stereo. I know I experienced...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By mullini
I also live in LA and have a sDrive 28. I never...

I also live in LA and have a sDrive 28. I never change that instrument panel layout, though. I like seeing my range. When I want to check MPG I go to iDrive settings/vehicle information, which I have...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By mullini
Tosca, huh? Oh X1, avanti a dio! For the...

Tosca, huh? Oh X1, avanti a dio!

For the Puccini fans on the forum
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-07-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,716
Posted By mullini
I see it. Looks like BMW realized they don't need...

I see it. Looks like BMW realized they don't need two browns, so they've combined Sparkling Bronze and Marrakesh Brown for Sparkling Brown. There's something amusing to me about that name. It's like...
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