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Forum: General BMW 01-03-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By dashiell
Thanks. A couple more facts about my particular...

Thanks. A couple more facts about my particular case. BMW won't CPO my car as my replacement tires aren't on their list. Secondly I drive my suv hard and it's almost all city miles, my X3 has had...
Forum: General BMW 01-03-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By dashiell
Extended Warranties

My 2008 X3 has 49,000 miles on it. I am considering buying an extended warranty. Anyone have any info or tips. Thanks. I did search this on the forum, surprisingly little info.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,611
Posted By dashiell
Released late in 2011??

Released late in 2011??
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,611
Posted By dashiell
The review is for the "2012" X3, what happened to...

The review is for the "2012" X3, what happened to 2011?!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By dashiell
Cubed, now I'm picturing "The Lords of Flatbush"...

Cubed, now I'm picturing "The Lords of Flatbush" (yea I know it's Brooklyn).
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By dashiell
As I posted before, I test drove the Q5 and the...

As I posted before, I test drove the Q5 and the interior was beautiful. The ride seemed artificial when compared to my X3. I have 2 friends that have/had an A4 and they were in the shop constantly,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,594
Posted By dashiell
I was wondering if anyone else was thinking that....

I was wondering if anyone else was thinking that. Well put Sonoma.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By dashiell
Turns out, if you go fast enough in reverse on a...

Turns out, if you go fast enough in reverse on a flat street, that works too. Thanks again.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By dashiell
I was looking for an excuse to drive like a...

I was looking for an excuse to drive like a lunatic, now I've got one. Thanks guys.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By dashiell
I did search, keywords Iphone and heat duct and...

I did search, keywords Iphone and heat duct and came up blank.??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By dashiell
Cell phone into underseat heat duct.

My girlfriends purse was dumped onto the backseat floor of her 2001 325 wagon. We can't find her I Phone anywhere, I noticed the vent opening is big enough for items to fit into it and it seems to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,357
Posted By dashiell
Several of my friends have Land Rover vehicles(...

Several of my friends have Land Rover vehicles( Range Rovers, LR3's etc.). They all are in the shop constantly, yet when their leases are up they get another LR. It is the same thing I see with my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,387
Posted By dashiell
I don't thimk this is across the board, as my...

I don't thimk this is across the board, as my 2008 X3 has none of these issues.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By dashiell
Thanks for the tip guys. As I have always had my...

Thanks for the tip guys. As I have always had my headlights on the auto setting , the washers always(or every third time) came on. Whenever I want to wash the windshield, I'll just turn my lights...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By dashiell
Wil, I didn't put soap in the reservoir, whatever...

Wil, I didn't put soap in the reservoir, whatever is in there was put in by BMW during my last service. It seems to be a much more "soapy" mixture than before. I did dilute it by adding straight...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By dashiell
Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?

Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By dashiell
Disabling headlight washers in 2008 X3.

I live in Los Angeles and I don't take my X3 off road. Every time I use the wiper fluid to clean my windshield the headlight washers spray soap all over my hood. Its probably a great feature if you...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,027
Posted By dashiell
The Q5 is not nearly as connected to the road as...

The Q5 is not nearly as connected to the road as the X3, something about the steering feels artificial to me. The interior is beautiful with lots of techy stuff the X3 doesn't have. I read the same...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By dashiell
I disagree completely with s93, I think this is...

I disagree completely with s93, I think this is the greatest small flashlight that I have ever seen. I hope I remember to take it before I turn my X3 back in off the lease (I've convinced myself...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,656
Posted By dashiell
SIB 61 17 08, I had the same problem and the...

SIB 61 17 08, I had the same problem and the dealer fixed it before I even asked. Apparently it's common and not a big deal.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By dashiell
Vince, for what it's worth, before I leased my...

Vince, for what it's worth, before I leased my 2008, I test drove the car with the 19's and found it punishing. I chose the 18" wheels and find the ride stiff but manageable. I do have the sport...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By dashiell
kyfdx, For some strange reason, when I leased my...

kyfdx, For some strange reason, when I leased my X3 the 36 mo. and 24 mo. programs were within $5 of each other(that aint happening anymore either). And you are correct, a 2010 X3 equipped like...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By dashiell
ghpup, As I said, leasing is not for everybody. ...

ghpup, As I said, leasing is not for everybody. In fact, it's often not a smart financial move...but, if you like a new car every 2-4 years, it's a great way to go. It also helps to have some...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By dashiell
As for not understanding the benefits of leasing,...

As for not understanding the benefits of leasing, I could never afford to buy most BMW's, but a lot of them are within my leasing budget. If you are going to keep the vehicle for 7 to 10 yrs. (a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By dashiell
Thanks for your replies, I haven't really...

Thanks for your replies, I haven't really considered buying as I always end up wanting a new car after 2 or 3 years. BMW's SAV residuals have tanked , so the days of a $50,000 car leasing for $550...
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