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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-20-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By lbjgh
nop. I've stuck my car in snow and ice and never...

nop. I've stuck my car in snow and ice and never damaged plastic. That looks like someone hit a tall curb.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By lbjgh
+1 ;)

+1 ;)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By lbjgh
If your android phone is a samsung S5 you can...

If your android phone is a samsung S5 you can forget about it working with the car. I got rid of my S5 and replaced it with a BB Passport which works perfectly.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By lbjgh
+1

+1
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By lbjgh
Might be something wrong with your X3... get 'er...

Might be something wrong with your X3... get 'er checked out.

Between the heated seats and heated steering wheel I'm quite comfortable within 3-4 minutes of pulling out of the driveway. ... and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-13-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By lbjgh
Exhaust exits from both tips all the time. I...

Exhaust exits from both tips all the time.

I found it created a droning effect and went back to stock.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-11-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By lbjgh
Try this LINK (http://bit.ly/1ygXjYH)

Try this LINK (http://bit.ly/1ygXjYH)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-06-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,140
Posted By lbjgh
link it to youtube...

link it to youtube...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-26-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,140
Posted By lbjgh
Wow, regardless which car won it looked like fun!

Wow, regardless which car won it looked like fun!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-22-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By lbjgh
Adaptive lighting is country dependent too. ...

Adaptive lighting is country dependent too.

It was excluded from the Canadian market when I got my X3... :dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,262
Posted By lbjgh
I was gonna guess "a complete loss" or $8K. ...

I was gonna guess "a complete loss" or $8K.

Aren't bimmers a write off if there is frame damage?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-15-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By lbjgh
I was originally going to buy the Evoque. ...

I was originally going to buy the Evoque.

After all my test drives I had settled on Evoque/Sportage Turbo/XC60 - 1st/2nd/3rd choice on my shopping list.

I had driven every other SUV/CUV in the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-14-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,583
Posted By lbjgh
... actually, engineers will design a factor of...

... actually, engineers will design a factor of safety into all designs, i.e. over-design whatever they design as an overriding philosophy.

It's the bean counters that limit what will go into...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,583
Posted By lbjgh
Not an issue on my wife's 8yr old acura... But...

Not an issue on my wife's 8yr old acura... But then again a Japanese engineer would rather fall on his sword than design a faulty system by design.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,583
Posted By lbjgh
Every winter we get these posts... and my...

Every winter we get these posts... and my response is the same. Buy a used KIA or Hyundai and keep it parked in your driveway in case your Bimmer needs a boost. :D

Seriously, at $50/60K there is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By lbjgh
Although no coolant tank failure on my car I've...

Although no coolant tank failure on my car I've had to top up my reservoir a couple of times.

The last time, instead of just topping up the reservoir I started the car (and while cold) I removed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-26-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,812
Posted By lbjgh
My car has around 54K kms and it has only had two...

My car has around 54K kms and it has only had two oil changes.:yikes: All of my previous cars I would have done about six changes by now. :rolleyes: I guess I've been getting hosed all these years...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By lbjgh
I increased pressure by 2psi front/rear to 34/40...

I increased pressure by 2psi front/rear to 34/40 and it made a dramatic difference. All good now.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By lbjgh
Good question. I just installed non-rft blizzaks...

Good question. I just installed non-rft blizzaks and they feel too soft at the stock pressure.

The car actually rides much nicer though. :o
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By lbjgh
I had a Galaxy S5 and that phone only...

I had a Galaxy S5 and that phone only intermittently synchronized contacts, it never was able to connect and display emails correctly and would only permit approximately 2 minutes of telephone...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By lbjgh
Driver's side door recommendation.

Driver's side door recommendation.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By lbjgh
... the heated steering wheel is nice too. ;)

... the heated steering wheel is nice too. ;)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-26-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
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, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
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, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,272
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...
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