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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-14-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By bitcalc
X3 amazing mileage

I drive my 2014 X3 28i 21-22 miles from my home to my office one way. About 2 miles are local with several traffic lights, and the rest is highway. It takes me about 10 minutes to get on the highway...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-28-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By bitcalc
Thanks very much. It's true that the factory...

Thanks very much.

It's true that the factory washer fluid doesn't work well in cold weather (I haven't used up the original fluid that came with my new car). I live in a warm place, and the fluid...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By bitcalc
Question windshield wash for the rear window?

Does 2014 X3 have windshield wash fluid for the rear window wiper? I'm on a road trip to a ski resort, but I can't find out how to spray windshield wash to the rear window.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-05-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,454
Posted By bitcalc
Gogie, agree here. Your reply reminded me of my...

Gogie, agree here. Your reply reminded me of my experience of test driving a Q5. The sales person was demanding and wanted you to drive the car the way he wanted, not the way you wanted. When I was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-05-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By bitcalc
Nice explanation. I was not the only one who...

Nice explanation. I was not the only one who didn't understand what was going on. :beerchug:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,885
Posted By bitcalc
Wish that enough dealers who have done this would...

Wish that enough dealers who have done this would press BMW to put the oil dipstick back. Removing a simple and fail-safe feature without any gain is a stupid idea. :cry:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,578
Posted By bitcalc
I like Discount Tire. You guys are excellent in...

I like Discount Tire. You guys are excellent in servicing tires. I have bought a couple of sets of replacement tires there since I had one of my flat tires patched for free in store. I think I'll...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,533
Posted By bitcalc
Nice review. What was your average speed to get...

Nice review. What was your average speed to get those mileages?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,650
Posted By bitcalc
No, I'm ordering a 28i without MSport. I'll...

No, I'm ordering a 28i without MSport. I'll consider M Sport with 35i, not on 28i.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,650
Posted By bitcalc
The aluminum trim refers to the interior. BMW web...

The aluminum trim refers to the interior. BMW web site uses the Silver Matte Trim as standard and the "Brushed Aluminum Trim" as an option. I checked the pictures of the specs I took when test...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,690
Posted By bitcalc
Reading this made me laughing well. Good write....

Reading this made me laughing well. Good write. :clap:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,650
Posted By bitcalc
Question Are roof-rail and aluminum trim are standard on X3?

I'd like to have two options, roof-rail and aluminum trim, on my X3. I thought that they are options with code 3AT and 4AD respectively. When I talked to a dealer to get a quote, he said the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By bitcalc
I'm shopping for an X3 and deciding if I should...

I'm shopping for an X3 and deciding if I should have DHP, but after reading your reply, I'm a little confused, because your second point doesn't support your rave in the last paragraph. Sounds like...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By bitcalc
Thank you all. It sounds like fun to order....

Thank you all. It sounds like fun to order. :beerchug:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By bitcalc
Congrats! So 8 weeks are normal.

Congrats! So 8 weeks are normal.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,299
Posted By bitcalc
How to buy the extended warrant through Fidelity?...

How to buy the extended warrant through Fidelity? I'm buying a new X3 and would like to add more years.

In overall, I think, that only a small portion of BMW cars break, so even though Fidelity...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By bitcalc
How long did it take for you to get your car?

How long did it take for you to get your car?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,578
Posted By bitcalc
Any information about why BMW doesn't recommend...

Any information about why BMW doesn't recommend tire rotation? Does it gurrantee that all tires are evenly worn?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,163
Posted By bitcalc
Agree. It has taken me full spare time to read...

Agree. It has taken me full spare time to read this forum in the past several days, and my hunch says that I'll spend more. :ouch:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,518
Posted By bitcalc
Good news to me. :bow:

Good news to me. :bow:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,164
Posted By bitcalc
Tiguan is a nice car too, but once you get an...

Tiguan is a nice car too, but once you get an uptrim model, such as bigger wheels etc., the price is not less much than an X3. In addition, Tiguan is not as drivable as X3. I think that Tiguan only...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,164
Posted By bitcalc
I intend to agree. I've test driven all three...

I intend to agree. I've test driven all three cars besides other more. I tested a bunch of cars on a single day to make comparison easier. Before I test drove RDX, I test drove a CRV AWD. My first...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,164
Posted By bitcalc
Gee, this is a BMW bimmer, or beammer site. I'd...

Gee, this is a BMW bimmer, or beammer site. I'd like to see what people recommend besides X3. :drive:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By bitcalc
Thank you for the useful information and tips. I...

Thank you for the useful information and tips. I think that I'm going to order one.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,518
Posted By bitcalc
Do you need extra options in order to play music...

Do you need extra options in order to play music on a USB stick connected to the USB port? Or it's standard? I'm shopping for an X3 too. It seems little complicated to choose among those options.
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