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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-20-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By lbjgh
I don't think there are many options for...

I don't think there are many options for aftermarket exhaust... are there?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-16-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By lbjgh
Curtains make it look like a hearse. :o

Curtains make it look like a hearse. :o
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By lbjgh
Don't get me wrong... I love driving this car but...

Don't get me wrong... I love driving this car but ya get twice the service for 1/2 priced cars elsewhere with similar/better quality.

No real mechanical faults otherwise... rattling moon roof in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By lbjgh
... I pissed with BMW. My A/C is broken and after...

... I pissed with BMW. My A/C is broken and after two weeks waiting for an appointment Maranello BMW bumped my appointment only after trying to up-sale a fuel injector flush and alignment. They...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By lbjgh
You can also setup the Nav so the exits come up...

You can also setup the Nav so the exits come up in split screen mode as you approach the exit.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By lbjgh
Follow RhoXS' advise. I didn't though......

Follow RhoXS' advise.

I didn't though... within a few days of delivery I had done a few WOT and I didn't stick to any break-in procedure at all... I've had no problems at all and no oil...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-09-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By lbjgh
It will be a requirement in...

It will be a requirement in 2018.http://driving.ca/auto-news/news/u-s-to-require-rear-view-cameras-in-all-new-cars-by-2018

You should order the camera with you X3 (more correctly a premium...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,425
Posted By lbjgh
If you drive a lot I doubt you spend very much...

If you drive a lot I doubt you spend very much time WOT. Diesels are all about torque, ie roll on power for passing or hilly terrain. You can drive the 28d at WOT and accelerate quicker than 99% of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By lbjgh
The A/C is broken in my car. :cry:

The A/C is broken in my car. :cry:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By lbjgh
The X3 is a great 'grand touring' car. :thumbup: ...

The X3 is a great 'grand touring' car. :thumbup:

The only thing I notice is my back gets sweaty... too bad seats aren't vented like a Hyundai. :eek:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-07-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By lbjgh
I actually think wagons are cool and more upscale...

I actually think wagons are cool and more upscale than a sedan version of the same car. Wagons have the same utility as a SUV/SAV (whatever you want to call our X3's). We bought the SUV because my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,950
Posted By lbjgh
I did 8.8L/100kms on a road trip yesterday but my...

I did 8.8L/100kms on a road trip yesterday but my car indicates 11.2L/100kms in mixed (mostly city) driving.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-01-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By lbjgh
I did exactly that... BTW I'm happy with my...

I did exactly that... BTW I'm happy with my plastic seats. :D
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-28-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By lbjgh
Negotiate hard on a purchase price then when you...

Negotiate hard on a purchase price then when you are in the finance office consider purchase vs lease.

You may want to read this article on the 'four square' sales tactic:...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,150
Posted By lbjgh
ditto ... new wheels

ditto ... new wheels
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-10-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By lbjgh
Fjrmann, no the pitch of the noise doesn't change...

Fjrmann, no the pitch of the noise doesn't change with the temperature setting. I do think it may have something to do with the engine compartment temperature as the sound is more prevalent when the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By lbjgh
I have the same issue... intermittently. I...

I have the same issue... intermittently. I recorded this video for prosterity (and the BMW service adviser)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtW-oVzM_Eg&list=UUYBeDgXuc7_-qvzwlNQ9nzw
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By lbjgh
I'm having the same issue with BB Q10. ...

I'm having the same issue with BB Q10. subscribed.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-03-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By lbjgh
A base Porsche Macan will have a much nicer...

A base Porsche Macan will have a much nicer interior than an optioned-up X3 but I suspect it will have slightly less utility.

It should have a much better ride (comfort) giving nothing up in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By lbjgh
After two years of ownership must have... ...

After two years of ownership

must have...
Comfort access
m-sport

like to have...
navi

so so options...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,597
Posted By lbjgh
There is a simple fix... have a look at my other...

There is a simple fix... have a look at my other post. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8133237&postcount=40

Temperature has been -10c to -20c for the last couple of months and I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,197
Posted By lbjgh
karavan, Your car has the advantage of the...

karavan,

Your car has the advantage of the diesel engine which will get 25% better fuel economy over a petrol engine.

The best my 35i has gotten is 9.9L/100kms at an average 105km/hr.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,018
Posted By lbjgh
My point of posting the video is at 60mph the car...

My point of posting the video is at 60mph the car has a lot of kinetic energy at rest it has zero.

The brakes are able to overcome the kinetic energy at 60 therefore the brakes can overcome full...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,018
Posted By lbjgh
hmm, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PgCL35X2X4

hmm, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PgCL35X2X4
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-13-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,525
Posted By lbjgh
oops double post

oops double post
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