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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Fighterpilot
Here's my summary over the past couple years. ...

Here's my summary over the past couple years. Possibly the worst performing 4 banger around. I'm less than impressed.

Part of the issue around this part of the country is due to crapoline, or,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Fighterpilot
What does the Condition Based Service screen say...

What does the Condition Based Service screen say on the iDrive? Buried in those screens someplace is brake life remaining.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-22-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,804
Posted By Fighterpilot
Looking back, we would have gone w/ the X5 as...

Looking back, we would have gone w/ the X5 as well, or, just gone back into 5 series sedans.

Coming out of two 535i's, the X3 seemed like a huge downgrade. Something we initially were OK with. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-21-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
They should have been more diligent in estimating...

They should have been more diligent in estimating it then. KBB for a private sale currently has it valued at only $32k in excellent condition and $31.7K in very good condition. That puts the 25K...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-20-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
No. they fixed.

No. they fixed.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-20-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
Just picked up our X3 from the dealer's body...

Just picked up our X3 from the dealer's body shop. Final bill came to $25215. Spent over 6 weeks in the shop. Have not had a chance to drive it or inspect it in detail but will do tomorrow.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-01-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By Fighterpilot
Historically, over the last 3 BMWs, the best I've...

Historically, over the last 3 BMWs, the best I've been able to do it 7% - 8% off MSRP. Anymore, I don't even research because it's not worth the time spent to save a couple nickels.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-23-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
Update: Dealer and insurance company contacted...

Update: Dealer and insurance company contacted me to say another $8200 in damage has been found. No frame rail damage however.

Total now just over $20K. Surprised they're not totaling at this...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-14-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
Five actually. Wife had 3 in BMWs and I've been...

Five actually. Wife had 3 in BMWs and I've been hit twice in my truck. None my fault.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-12-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
If they would have totaled out this one, it would...

If they would have totaled out this one, it would have been my last BMW. With this track record they're too expensive and the insurance is way to high on them for where I live. I was never happy w/...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-12-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
I'm guessing you're probably not far off. In my...

I'm guessing you're probably not far off. In my dealings w/ them in the past, the insurance company never seems to get it 100% correct.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
Total was $11817 from the local BMW dealer here. ...

Total was $11817 from the local BMW dealer here. No airbag deploy but some undercarriage and steering damage. Car has 28.5K miles. She's fine. Was a long intersection to cross. She looked both...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-09-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By Fighterpilot
Lets play everyone's favorite game show - What's The Estimate!!

Seems like clockwork every 2 years a BMW I own ends up in a collision. You can see the track record in my signature line.

Anyway, the estimate of the damage for the pics attached has arrived.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By Fighterpilot
In Missouri, you cannot roll the sales taxes into...

In Missouri, you cannot roll the sales taxes into a loan. The thieves must be paid when you get your plates.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By Fighterpilot
Based on my past three purchases, expect about 7%...

Based on my past three purchases, expect about 7% off the MSRP as the best you could do. Dealer might throw in some freebies like mats if you're lucky. I don't even deal anymore as its shown it's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Fighterpilot
Obviously too dependent upon the backup camera. ...

Obviously too dependent upon the backup camera. Just look around lady!!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Fighterpilot
MSRP minus 7.5% is about the best I've ever done...

MSRP minus 7.5% is about the best I've ever done when paying cash or taking a small financing loan to pick up an incentive.

Three cars now and they all run about that. I've stopped checking all...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Fighterpilot
BMW branded. Dealer threw them in for free. ...

BMW branded. Dealer threw them in for free. Hard to pass that up

I like them
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By Fighterpilot
But...road hazard warranty will only pro-rate the...

But...road hazard warranty will only pro-rate the tire based on the usage. Tire/Wheel insurance won't pro-rate it, it will simply replace. We've had them on our other cars to the point they were...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-14-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By Fighterpilot
I was offered 5 years no deductible and we took...

I was offered 5 years no deductible and we took it based upon our historical track record of flats on all of our vehicles and the inability or desire for some places to plug an RFT. It was $1150. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-26-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By Fighterpilot
Sport w/ manual shift for me Comfort w/ auto...

Sport w/ manual shift for me

Comfort w/ auto shift for her
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Fighterpilot
Door placard says 35 in rears, 32 in fronts. I...

Door placard says 35 in rears, 32 in fronts. I always go by what the door placard says, not the tire. They will give loaded and unloaded pressures.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,502
Posted By Fighterpilot
Extreme contact DWS. When our X3 is ready for...

Extreme contact DWS. When our X3 is ready for new, that's what I'll get. Had them on our 535 and loved them.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Fighterpilot
Like the manual is any help.

see attached, for almost zero information to your question.

My guess is its used to increase temperature on a temporary basis for the front or rear of the car using the directional vanes. Just a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,036
Posted By Fighterpilot
IMO, a gimmick. Have seen no increase in mileage....

IMO, a gimmick. Have seen no increase in mileage. In fact, for a four banger, high teens and low 20's average MPG city/highway is terrible.
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