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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-09-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,289
Posted By BUFFY
I have now had my 11 3-28 for one year and I must...

I have now had my 11 3-28 for one year and I must admit that although I was under the impression that the "adaptive transmission" more or less meant that "I" would eventually adapt to the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-20-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,904
Posted By BUFFY
dgolf... They made no mention of code nor...

dgolf... They made no mention of code nor software numbers. It was manufactured in late June 2011.

As I mentioned, the hesitation did not go away completely but it is less of an issue at present....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-18-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,904
Posted By BUFFY
When I reported the dead start hesitation issue...

When I reported the dead start hesitation issue the Dealer's stance was that this is part of the animal, that I already have the latest in terms of software and that the adaptive transmission will...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-01-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,904
Posted By BUFFY
dgolf I will share my dealer experience next...

dgolf
I will share my dealer experience next week.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-01-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,904
Posted By BUFFY
JOEBRY... I am taking the X3 in for service...

JOEBRY... I am taking the X3 in for service (Winter tires & wheels) next week and they will investigate corrective action for me. Thus far, tips from other forum members have been useful. Leave it in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-18-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,413
Posted By BUFFY
Why did you choose the X3 over the Q5?

Thanks for your comments cadman 50. My 2011 X3 28i is my first ever BMW and I have not been exposed to FX35 so I cannot comment. Looks like you got a lot out of it over the years.

I live in Quebec...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-11-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,785
Posted By BUFFY
The last flat tire that I experienced was in 1994...

The last flat tire that I experienced was in 1994 and the one prior was in the early 70's.

Given this rate, I elected not to buy the $1,000 insurance.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-11-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,529
Posted By BUFFY
Depending what you're looking for, the 28i is no...

Depending what you're looking for, the 28i is no slouch in terms of speed and handling.

I love the 8 speed transmission and how it performs. Excellent gas consumption. I am not concerned about my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-11-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By BUFFY
I recently acquired a 2011 X3 28i and although I...

I recently acquired a 2011 X3 28i and although I took most of the packages that were available, having lumbar support was a no no for this vehicle.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-11-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,413
Posted By BUFFY
Just got a 2011 X3 28i in July. The Q5 was one of...

Just got a 2011 X3 28i in July. The Q5 was one of the vehicle we tried before making our final choice. We tried: Mercedes GLK 350, Audi Q5, Lincoln MKX (which was the vehicle we had prior to the X3),...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-10-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By BUFFY
I have a new 2011 28i in Canada and after...

I have a new 2011 28i in Canada and after seriously evaluating (many visits) my various options opposite select tire shops I went for a set of BMW 18" wheels mounted with Pirelli's Sottozero 210...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-18-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,904
Posted By BUFFY
Dead start issues

Brand new X3 2011 28i & new to Bimmerfest forums.

Same issue at starts. In fact it cost me a ding on my rear bumper at a "short" (timing) turning red light when the car behind me saw my brake...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-13-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By BUFFY
Joining bimmerfest

Name: BUFFY...New to BMW and new to Bimmerfest & learning the ropes. Looking forward to interact with the group in the future on issues & activities of interest. First one right now is Winter tires...
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