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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-31-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By fugitive666
Angry Rear ended by a honda civic

My 2011 x3 35I was rear ended by a lady in a Honda civic on Monday afternoon when I was stopped at a red light. The hidden hitch(after market BMW installed) took most of the impact and the Honda...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-04-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,102
Posted By fugitive666
x3 rattles

Bought my 2011 X3 35I in April 2011 and have had no issues so far with rattles. Car still as tight as the first day I drove it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-09-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,018
Posted By fugitive666
Smile X3 driving impressions

Bought my X3 35I in May of 2011 and am very happy with it's performance.
Have driven several 3 series BMW's since then and would not change my X3 for any of them.
I especially enjoy driving the X3...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-22-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By fugitive666
Satin Roof Rails

Have the 2011 X3 35I with satin roof rails.
Matches well with the chrome kidney grills.
Installed a black/alluminum BMW roof rack as well as a BMW tow hitch with a black bicycle rack and I like the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-22-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,417
Posted By fugitive666
Smile Invisihitch

:) BMW service in Fort Pierce, Florida, did the installation for me.
Hope you can get it done in PA as well.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,417
Posted By fugitive666
Smile Invisihitch

I had the invisihitch installed on my 2011 X3 a year ago and have been completely satisfied with it. It is safe and secure. I have a Thule hitch mounted bike rack and there is absolutely no noise or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-18-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,648
Posted By fugitive666
BMW X3 best SUV for 2013

I own a 2011 X3 35I twin turbo and have nothing but praise for the performance of this vehicle. It is indeed the best SUV I have ever driven.
The only thing I would change on this SUV(which I intend...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-07-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By fugitive666
strange message: chassis stabilisation..

Took vehicle to dealership for checkup on Monday.
No problems found.Message has not reappeared since then.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By fugitive666
strange message

Strange message appeared yesterday on I-drive(2011 X3 35I)as follows:

4X4.chassis stabilisation,please drive moderately and call nearest BMW service center.

Have an appointment on Monday to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-19-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,627
Posted By fugitive666
stop/start feature

Have a 2011 X3.5i and am so happy that this feature was not standard on the 2011 models.
Have driven a 2012 328 with auto stop/start and find it aggravating, especially in slow moving, heavy...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-06-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,203
Posted By fugitive666
Excessive wind noise in X3 interior

I also noticed the same noise issue when I first drove my 2011 X3 3.5i which was built in April 2011, however, as this was my very first BMW automobile, I assumed it was normal for this type of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,681
Posted By fugitive666
Roof Rails

I opted for the satin roof rails on my BMW X3 Sparkling Bronze when I ordered the vehicle
and glad I did as the color contrast looks good and the roof rails and subsequent attachments are useful if...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-13-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By fugitive666
I get the same mpg on my 2011 X3 35I and am very...

I get the same mpg on my 2011 X3 35I and am very happy with the performance as well. Far cry from the old Chevy Blazer I used to own. Could barely get 15 mpg overall and it did not drive well on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,625
Posted By fugitive666
Sparkling Bronze X3

I have a 2011 X3 35I which was built in Spartanburg and took delivery in April 2011. I love the color as id does not show dirt.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,675
Posted By fugitive666
Experienced the same noise(rattle) when I first...

Experienced the same noise(rattle) when I first started my 2011 X3 3.5I X drive. Was told that this was normal with the twin turbo at initial start up. Noise does go away after 10 seconds or so....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-09-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,286
Posted By fugitive666
Delayed throttle resp[onse

Thanks for the update on this subject.Have experienced similar issue on my 2011X3 3.5xi and will raise it with the BMW SA in Orlando when I take my car in for first service in a couple of months....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-17-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,540
Posted By fugitive666
Failed to mention, tire pressure monitor did...

Failed to mention, tire pressure monitor did provide a warning.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-16-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,540
Posted By fugitive666
Thought I had the same issue with my 2011 X3 3.5I...

Thought I had the same issue with my 2011 X3 3.5I when I first picked it up in April 2011.
Found out that my right front tire(rft tires on this car)was losing pressure for some reason.
Adjusted...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,675
Posted By fugitive666
Smile I heard the same noise when I first started my...

I heard the same noise when I first started my 2011 X 3.
3.5I.
Brought it to BMW service center to have it checked out and was told that the noise is due to the twin scroll turbo on this engine....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By fugitive666
2011 x3 3.5xi

Bought my X3 in April 2011 and am very happy with it except for the harsh ride from the run flat tyres(currently Pirelli Cinturatos )Am contemplating going to conventional tyres eventually, however,...
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