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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-17-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By grantsi
Got the car back...pretty deep scratch across the...

Got the car back...pretty deep scratch across the front bumper / front left fender. Of course, the impound attendant claimed it was probably there before towing. However, the car drives fine - I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-16-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By grantsi
I also don't really care about the parking ticket...

I also don't really care about the parking ticket / tow fee...but am concerned about the transmission / transfer case being less than happy.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-16-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By grantsi
2013 x3 towed - question

My wife just called to say she accidentally left our 1 year old ( 5500 mile ) x3 35xdrive on the wrong side of the street and the car was subsequently towed by the City of Chicago. The city tows...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-19-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,747
Posted By grantsi
We have a 2013 X3 35 M-Sport and a 14 month old. ...

We have a 2013 X3 35 M-Sport and a 14 month old. We have had the car for 4 months and have not had any trouble with the car seat. We recently transitioned from our infant seat ( Cybex Aton Infant...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-14-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,663
Posted By grantsi
We took delivery of DG's "sister" car 8/27...so...

We took delivery of DG's "sister" car 8/27...so far I have driven about 15 miles, while my wife has logged 185. We live in the city so long trips are fairly uncommon. However, overall impressions...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-14-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,164
Posted By grantsi
Pre-ordered a new iPhone this morning...now I...

Pre-ordered a new iPhone this morning...now I wait a week and get a new toy. After much anticipation for my new x3 35 m-sport, I have only driven about 10 miles in it...the wife has hijacked it and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-30-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,081
Posted By grantsi
We did an extremely exhaustive car search...we...

We did an extremely exhaustive car search...we had a budget of approx. $65,000 but live in Chicago so we wanted something city friendly ( size wise ).

On the low end, we tested the CRV and on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-25-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By grantsi
Lost Key

At 11am today, we took delivery of our 2013 X3 xdrive35i...by 1pm, my wife had lost her key. Has anyone else tried replacing one of our fancy keys? Any idea how much it costs? Is there any 3rd...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-25-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Picked her up today at about 11am...absolutely...

Picked her up today at about 11am...absolutely love it. The M-Sport on Alpine White looks great...i love the beige leather with black headliner. The power of the 35 is great...overall, I'm...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-22-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Congrats...keep me posted over the coming...

Congrats...keep me posted over the coming weeks/months on your feelings about the car...after all, our vehicles are practically siblings.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-22-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Taking delivery on Saturday....can't wait.

Taking delivery on Saturday....can't wait.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-18-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Per the 800 number....built and released to...

Per the 800 number....built and released to carrier. Any guesses on a delivy date ( to Chicago )
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-15-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,168
Posted By grantsi
You won't insult them...the worst they say is no....

You won't insult them...the worst they say is no. It's not like you are bidding on their childrens art work. My experience in Chicago was $500 above invoice was not accepted - we settled on a price...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-15-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
800 number still says "in production" with an...

800 number still says "in production" with an estimated completion date of 8/17. I am going to believe them and hope they can release the car and get it to me next week ( probably wishful thinking...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
I'm right there it you...8/17. I'm guessing...

I'm right there it you...8/17. I'm guessing chicago vs. Dublin means I take delivery first...but you have a prettier countryside to drive it in
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Congrats...what does the website say now?

Congrats...what does the website say now?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
The phone number offers an "estimated...

The phone number offers an "estimated completion" date...not sure how much weight the "estimated" carries, however, something is better than nothing. Hopefully it is finished before, but if not, a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Fantastic...now in production with a completion...

Fantastic...now in production with a completion date of 8/17...now I can get excited again.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Once a VIN number is assigned...does anyone have...

Once a VIN number is assigned...does anyone have a clue how far we are from production? Is it a sign thigns are about to happen or could this still be a few weeks?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-09-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Finally have a vin...first progress since 7/11

Finally have a vin...first progress since 7/11
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-09-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Cool...what did you order? Sounds like you might...

Cool...what did you order? Sounds like you might have the car in your possession within a month of ordering.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-08-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
I'm happy for you...but read your account of...

I'm happy for you...but read your account of order-to-delivery as "fingers nails on a chalk board"...given that I ordered before that I still have no confirmed production date on the phone/web. Oh...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-07-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Sure...everyone gets to have fun knowing their...

Sure...everyone gets to have fun knowing their cars on on the way except me...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-07-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Just emailed the CA...he said there was no...

Just emailed the CA...he said there was no progress and I should wait for week 33 for an update. :-(
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-06-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,001
Posted By grantsi
Any idea how many they can make a week?

Any idea how many they can make a week?
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