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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-11-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,663
Posted By MinnBobber
touring

Hi,
big touring/sport wagon fan here.
BMW US didn't have 6 cylinder wagon I wanted so forced to go
with Mercedes E350 Wagon.
Lovin' it.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-31-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,284
Posted By MinnBobber
detailing

Jen,
even brand new cars can have / often have paint contamination. As others have said claying would have helped. I'll give a brief summary of best routine for new car.
IMO most dealer prep on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,339
Posted By MinnBobber
E350 Wagon

+1
It's got your hatchback and 27 mpg hwy and a lot of interior capacity.
300+ HP
AWD
Seats 5 + 2 kids.
IMO, better looking than E350 Sedan.


Check it out.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-20-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By MinnBobber
brakes

Jen and others,
below is one of the reports on brakes. I see you are in Mpls. which dealer/sales person did you use? What kind of pricing, from invoice price?? I'm going to a BMW test drive event...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-19-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By MinnBobber
Cool break in brisk

Jen4, Looking at reports and reasons from most of the respected independent engine builders, the factory recommendations seem too conservative.
The break in should be "brisk" but not "hard". Not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,508
Posted By MinnBobber
Cool Mb

How about the Mercedes E Wagon?
New V6 DI motor rated for 27 or 28 hwy mpg, right up there with diesel SUVs.
HP now upped to 300+.
Great interior.
Handles and rides better than the SUVs.
Nearly...
Forum: General BMW 02-12-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By MinnBobber
Have you considered the MBenz E Wagon? Seats 7...

Have you considered the MBenz E Wagon? Seats 7 but the two rear facing seats are for small kids.

Will the 5 series Touring ever happen? That would be awesome.

Why touring???? My last two...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-09-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,002
Posted By MinnBobber
please

Oh please, BMW, bring this bad boy here!!!
300+ HP diesel in X3 body = next vehicle.

The 5000 lb X5 / ML / Touareg/ Q7 are just too heavy to be nimble.
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