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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By bjbolduc
Nice feature if the x1 had it but I don't believe...

Nice feature if the x1 had it but I don't believe that I've seen it.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,760
Posted By bjbolduc
X1 or X3?

What is more important driving experience or space?
The x1 has IMHO a better driving experience. The hydraulic steering on awd feels better to me than x3
Otoh, the space in x3 is more both...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-19-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By bjbolduc
If my math is right they are asking 42 k which is...

If my math is right they are asking 42 k which is a reduction from 37888?
I'm a quant but that doesn't make sense?
I haven't seen F as any model designation to get back to the root question

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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By bjbolduc
Considering a purchase

I bought from prestige and happy with process and service. I believe my sa was Freddie Benitez. Recommend him
The s drive is electric steering and xdrive is hydraulic. I much prefer the xdrive feel...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,303
Posted By bjbolduc
I had a glk as a rental in California last month...

I had a glk as a rental in California last month and can comment from my perspective.
The glk is a very different vehicle from x1
It is more of a luxury car than a driving car. Auto start stop is...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-13-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,736
Posted By bjbolduc
the repair was postponed due to the latest storm...

the repair was postponed due to the latest storm of the century in NJ.
It was so bad that a snowplow got stuck on my street. Seriously
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,736
Posted By bjbolduc
My car goes in Thursday for recall fix. No...

My car goes in Thursday for recall fix. No issues driving or brakes but good to get fixed.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By bjbolduc
Bad MPG's even worse with colder temps?

In short winter gas is higher volatility to allow cold starting which means lighter molecular weight components which have a lower btu/gallon. Also your car will be less efficient until it reaches...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-08-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By bjbolduc
DSC/DTC light flicker

When I go over railroad tracks at speed, I get that also. Not a fault imho


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-28-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By bjbolduc
Gas Tank Not Filling?

I have seen that infrequently maybe 3 times in a year



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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-17-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By bjbolduc
Anyone lose a rear wiper blade?

It pops out easily so not surprising


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-17-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By bjbolduc
Speedometer reads high

But odometer is right on


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-17-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By bjbolduc
X1 Black

Takes a lot to insult me ;) so no problem.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-16-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By bjbolduc
X1 Black

They are new in us but rest of world since 2009. US saw it since 2013 model year.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-12-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By bjbolduc
i had to bring some materials to the recycling...

i had to bring some materials to the recycling center last Saturday and took my son's Subaru Forester. Was able to fill it up without problem which would have taken 2 trips in the X1 9r filled the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-07-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By bjbolduc
Motor trend SUV issue

Curious if anyone saw the December motor trend
The x1 was nominated but didn't make the final list.
In short, great fun to drive but expensive and not much utility.
Which quite frankly is the x1...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-24-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By bjbolduc
What's the deal with bad Sirius Sound?

Sirius changed their lineup so there's a way to hear difference between satellite and fm and fm had
Z100 is fm and satellite in metro ny area. If you switch from one to other you will hear a big...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-18-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By bjbolduc
Exhaust Shut Off Valve?

Does increased back pressure inexhaust help warm engine faster for emissions?


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-14-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,009
Posted By bjbolduc
2014 Map Update notice

My nav was updated in recall last year. 2013 1a version.



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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-11-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,009
Posted By bjbolduc
2014 Map Update notice

The irony is that they have a serious brake issue but no solution and charging us the price of a good garmin or cellphone upgrade for a map upgrade.
I am not happy and glad I have a 2 year lease. 1...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-06-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By bjbolduc
What's the deal with bad Sirius Sound?

Do you have idrive or the standard interface? On idrive am/fm./satellite are options on screen.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-29-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,986
Posted By bjbolduc
New 2014 X-1 in the shop already

Lets look at this a different way. If it were any of us we would be equally upset.
Did the dealer say if it was manufacturing defect or fuel related? Even if Bosch is a 6 sigma operation,it s****s...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-20-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By bjbolduc
Question about New Grad incentive

Do you have his offer in writing including the recent grad discount? Signed by you and dealer? If so you have a binding contract IMHO which they have to honor.
If that is case you should escalate...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-16-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,402
Posted By bjbolduc
speedometer

Well wouldn't you expect a German engineered car to be precise.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-13-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By bjbolduc
Need opinion from pricing experts. Is this a good deal?

Another way to look at a cap cost reduction (aka down payment) At today's interest rate it's a low risk investment at 3% or whatever your money factor is. The risk would be theft or total loss.

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