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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-02-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Design49er
You Are Posting To The Wrong Model Year X3 Forum

Sorry, did a little checking and X3's in 2011 were the current F25 model, did not know that they came with manual tailgates, thought they were all motorized. Can't help you, sorry.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-30-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Design49er
Thumbs up 2013 X3 35i Owner

I also have the same car, picked it up in 2012, now have 40,000+ miles on it as of 9/30/15.

No problems whatsoever except for having to replace one RTF that was un-repairable, done for free under...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-30-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Design49er
Thumbs up Do Not Notice Auto Stop Anymore

Have a 2013 X3 35i - you do have to turn auto stop/start off each time you start the engine.

When you stop and turn the engine off, it reverts back to auto stop/start. I have grown not to mind or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,701
Posted By Design49er
At 40,000 Miles 2013 X3 xDrive 35i

On my second set of RFT now, the initial set of Goodyears I replaced at 23,000 miles - I could have gotten more out of them but one had an unrepairable flat and did not want three old tires and one...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-31-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,305
Posted By Design49er
Interesting discussion. I had both the 2004...

Interesting discussion.

I had both the 2004 X3 3.0 made in Germany which I then traded in for a 2013 X3 3.0 turbo made in South Carolina, U.S.A. I do not notice any difference in build quality...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,651
Posted By Design49er
Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3...

Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3 yesterday 245/45R19s.

Very nice tires, slightly softer ride than the Good Year Eagle RFs they replaced, much less road noise as well. Grip...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 54,465
Posted By Design49er
Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3...

Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3 yesterday 245/45R19s.

Very nice tires, slightly softer ride than the Good Year Eagle RFs they replaced, much less road noise as well. Grip...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By Design49er
Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3...

Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3 yesterday 245/45R19s.

Very nice tires, slightly softer ride than the Good Year Eagle RF's they replaced, much less road noise as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-18-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,192
Posted By Design49er
My Recent Experience BMW Tire Warranty RFT

Have a 5-month old 2013 X3 3.0 (my 2nd one) with 19" wheels and Goodyear run flat tires with almost 10,000 miles on them.

Tire pressure monitor indicated the right rear was going down. I had...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,806
Posted By Design49er
From AT&T Navigator GPS to X3 GPS Navigation

For seven years used AT&T Navigator (originally Telenav) on my Blackberry then iPhone 4S and was very happy with it, except that I had to hold it in my lap and eventually got a charging cradle that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,288
Posted By Design49er
Tire & Wheel Protection

BMW Wheel & Protection warranty I purchased for my 2013 X3 xDrive 35i.

Had a 2004 X3 3.0 earlier that went through a set in around every 35,000 miles plus at around $1,000 a set for Pirelli...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-01-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,451
Posted By Design49er
Interesting discussion. Had a 2004 X3 3.0...

Interesting discussion.

Had a 2004 X3 3.0 bought new and traded it in for a 2013 X3 35i in September 2012 with the Sport, Technology, Premium, Premium Sound packages. Did not get Cold Weather,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 29,958
Posted By Design49er
Suspect Dentless Body Repair Tore Door Seal

I had the same problem with my '04 X3, water pooling in the rear driver side door mat area when it rained.

Suspected the panoramic roof but took it to a good body shop who did the hose test and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
Posted By Design49er
I have 3 years on my Pirelli Scorpions and I'm at...

I have 3 years on my Pirelli Scorpions and I'm at about 70k miles on my '04 X3 3.0 auto - I like them, they're quieter, grippier and slightly softer riding then the (I think) original Continentals. ...
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