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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By jgroarke
Yes!

I thought it was a toy at first, but it's really useful to have the speed right in your field of vision, and the NAV projection comes in really handy. Only wish it showed the gear selection (I have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-05-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By jgroarke
This is interesting, on the same side as yours...

This is interesting, on the same side as yours (passenger side US = driver side UK) I had the light failure, in fact the bloody bulb looks to have gone :-/

I had a quick peek and saw that our...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-05-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By jgroarke
Thanks for the input, I do tend to "use it" quite...

Thanks for the input, I do tend to "use it" quite hard ;-) Therefore I suspect a harder tyre would be the best, I might stick with what I had on before with the Pzero, knowing that I got at least...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-03-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By jgroarke
Summer tyres choices

Just looking for some input on pros and cons. I am switch back to summers in the next month or so, and have the following options (fitted, per wheel, run flat [which I'd rather keep, even though...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By jgroarke
That's awesome weird. The message "what...

That's awesome weird. The message "what features" from Dencho above came through in t o Hotmail as "what fetters". I wonder why Hotmail did that? I didn't know what fetters was, looked it up, and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-22-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By jgroarke
You can adjust the HUD height up / down in the...

You can adjust the HUD height up / down in the settings. I can't remember exactly where it is though, have a look round (I think it's in Vehicle Settings somewhere).

Left / right is not an...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jgroarke
Music storage

I did dump a load of .mp3 to the hard drive some time ago, but I never use it these days to be honest. I find the sound quality a bit crap.

You tending towards the "free up some space" angle? ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-14-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jgroarke
Slow computer

I know Windows and the like, as time goes on, gets a little clunky and slow. Need some TLC to clean out files and what not.

My X3 however is looking like going the same way. I experience more...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-14-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,337
Posted By jgroarke
HEAD-up, for Pete's sake it's not Head"s" up ;-) ...

HEAD-up, for Pete's sake it's not Head"s" up ;-)

Little bug out of the way, mine is:

Best: Sorry it's got to be a draw -> Head-up display & Heated steering wheel (mmmmm)
Worst: Auto stop start...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-09-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,349
Posted By jgroarke
Still no twin sided exhausts like the X5 :-(

Still no twin sided exhausts like the X5 :-(
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By jgroarke
Start-Stop button replacement

Has anyone had the pleasure of doing this? I'm just curious because, after 2.5 years of use, mine is all worn. The writing has kind of rubbed off :-/

It's not as if I'm heavy handed, or have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By jgroarke
Battery cell depletion

Here's a story.

I ran the battery flat somehow a week or so back, at the time I didn't know why / how. Some seriously sketchy starting times (werrrrr werrrrr werrrrr start) were followed a day or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-22-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By jgroarke
If you have my luck then it won't go away. Did...

If you have my luck then it won't go away. Did you try a dealer (does it have BMW warranty having been imported?).

I know how you feel about these things, you do tune in and they do drive you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-08-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By jgroarke
It doesn't "unpair" the device, it merely removes...

It doesn't "unpair" the device, it merely removes the Audio attribute from the device, such that when you do unplug it subsequently you only get "Phone" activity via BT.

This fact really does irk...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-08-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By jgroarke
Oh ...

I truly hope it works for you man.

For me, it *did* fix the issue for a number of months. Then it came back again :-(

Good luck!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-14-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By jgroarke
Sweet

Sweet
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-14-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By jgroarke
This is only a guideline. The wear sensors kick...

This is only a guideline. The wear sensors kick in and give a red alert when you need to change the pads, the mileage indicator is the service center's "best guess" as to how long they'll last. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By jgroarke
Nice for everyone in the world except UK,...

Nice for everyone in the world except UK, Australia and other countries that drive on the correct side of the road ;-)

Unless of course one if left handed in those countries, in which case a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-23-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By jgroarke
Nice - I like that - especially the nugget about ...

Nice - I like that - especially the nugget about park further from the door, that made me smile enough to forget my issue.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-21-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,485
Posted By jgroarke
I'll second that. I went in my girlfriend's...

I'll second that. I went in my girlfriend's Toyota Yaris (1.2) yesterday. The car cost about 1/4 of mine, and the air con was miles better, you could physically feel the lower temperature being...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-20-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By jgroarke
Good plan, I always try to do that (not parking...

Good plan, I always try to do that (not parking next to trailer trash vehicle), but it appears someone got me at some point.

It must have been a hell of a concerted effort to open their door and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By jgroarke
Sweet people, thanks for the feedback. Looks...

Sweet people, thanks for the feedback.

Looks like I'll be calling on the dent/ding masters with confidence!

J
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,485
Posted By jgroarke
THAT (and the earlier post regarding the same) is...

THAT (and the earlier post regarding the same) is a REALLY interesting option I never considered. Keep cooling the air you got rather than dragging the hot air in. Neat stuff, I'm going to do this...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By jgroarke
Dings

Some inconsiderate bar steward (hope that translates to outside of UK) must have opened their door somewhere and smacked into my rear door, leaving a nice 1inch crease mark that simply p**ses me off...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
137
Views: 342
Posted By jgroarke
137

What's the max speed people have had out of their ride? And, more importantly, which engine type?

I have the 3.0d (2011). I "dreamt" I found myself on a local motorway with a good visibility for...
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