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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-28-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By gcopter
'Nuff said, thanks.

'Nuff said, thanks.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-27-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By gcopter
But, wouldn't the bank just make it's decision...

But, wouldn't the bank just make it's decision based solely on the customer's credit score?

After several attempts in the past 2 months, there is dealer that has me "approved".
I've yet to call...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-27-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By gcopter
Dealer vs. Bank & Financing

Can or could a dealer influence / sway a bank to finance a marginal customer?

Yes, I know it's more than stretch for me to ask, just curious.:dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By gcopter
Not having an X3 myself, I'm gonna venture and...

Not having an X3 myself, I'm gonna venture and suggest something. Get yourself something magnetized at the end of a wand, narrow enough that you can push through whatever opening you can find close...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,365
Posted By gcopter
I'm looking at an x3 with 4 pretty much new...

I'm looking at an x3 with 4 pretty much new tires, however, it has 2 different brand on one side of the vehicle. Curious about this if it would mess up the xdrive somehow.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By gcopter
I don't have an X3:cry: Don't know about the...

I don't have an X3:cry:
Don't know about the missing rubber piece and, where the scratch is, seems to me that the piece that got scratched did it's job in protecting whatever it is underneath it....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By gcopter
DVD Player for X3?

Seen this on an X3

http://images.autotrader.com/images/2009/8/28/267/185/12860514708.267185293.IM1.07.565x421_A.562x421.jpg

If you look closely at the front seats headrests, you'll notice that...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-19-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By gcopter
My tax dollars at work...NOT! Sheesh! Thanks...

My tax dollars at work...NOT! Sheesh!

Thanks for the replies.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-19-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By gcopter
So the DMV doesn't verify this before issuing a...

So the DMV doesn't verify this before issuing a title?

In the x3, where do I look to make sure all the VIN plates match?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-18-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By gcopter
Thanks for your reply. One would think, why make...

Thanks for your reply. One would think, why make such a big deal of this to the extent that it is reported in autocheck? (don't know about Carfax).
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By gcopter
Did you try cleaning the lens reader? Was it...

Did you try cleaning the lens reader?

Was it reading before you reflashed the ROM?

Get a DVD/CD cleaner disc and insert it in.

My .02.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-18-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By gcopter
Duplicate Title

Perhaps someone here, may enlighten me, as to what is meant by a duplicate title?

I found it in some cars I'm researching for purchase.
Is this bad, or, just an owner misplacing the original and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By gcopter
Hmmm, tell me more. An asterisk shows up in the...

Hmmm, tell me more. An asterisk shows up in the instrument cluster?

Is there a way for the people who tampered with it to disable that indication?

I drove up to the dealership today, but was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By gcopter
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By gcopter
Meaning, just go to any BMW dealership and supply...

Meaning, just go to any BMW dealership and supply them with the VIN?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By gcopter
Suspicious odometer readings

Is it possible to roll it back on the X3?

I'm looking at an 05 X3 with 26K miles reading on the odometer.
Running an auto check report, this was listed as a discrepancy.
Auto check's...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-08-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,360
Posted By gcopter
Thank you all for the replies. I'll be driving to...

Thank you all for the replies. I'll be driving to the dealership today and see what kind of deal I can get. This is not my first auto purchase, as a 46 year old adult I have bought cars before, with...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-08-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,360
Posted By gcopter
My Explorer has 67K miles and is in pretty good...

My Explorer has 67K miles and is in pretty good shape mechanically and the usual minor blemishes for a 4 year old vehicle. The x3 I want to get has more or less the same mileage as my Explorer and my...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-07-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,360
Posted By gcopter
Bad Credit / No Credit / You work? You Drive! (?)

I'm looking to buy an '05 X3. I have an '05 Ford Explorer that I want to trade in, in order to get the X3. Problem is, I'm upside down in my current vehicle loan. When I read the ads of dealers...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,692
Posted By gcopter
AzNM, saw the outline of the led, thanks for the...

AzNM, saw the outline of the led, thanks for the picture!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,692
Posted By gcopter
The vehicle that I'm looking at, is an 05 X3 with...

The vehicle that I'm looking at, is an 05 X3 with the sports package. Unfortunately, the online description for it, does not mention anything about this option (adaptive/xenon lights).

I'm afraid...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,692
Posted By gcopter
Confused about xenons and adaptive lights

If your vehicle has adaptive headlights, must they be xenons as well?

Ever since I've got in my head to get a used x3, I have been scouring this forum reading everything there is about it, and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By gcopter
Another thing I wanted to run by here, what, in...

Another thing I wanted to run by here, what, in your opinion, ought to be the "critical" mileage on an 05 X3?
By critical I mean, after the 50K miles warranty is over, what is the next "plateau" to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By gcopter
Thank you for your replies. Now that you've...

Thank you for your replies. Now that you've mentioned it, I went back to look at the pictures and also noted that the front seats, have that adjustable support for the thighs, available only for the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By gcopter
Need help identifying this x3

I'm researching the purchase of an 05 x3. Looking at several ads online, I came across one advertised as an 2005 model, however, I noticed that the steering wheel center, is round shaped, unlike all...
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