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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-13-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,228
Posted By jeff_K
HUD adds to safety. Whenever we sneak to take a...

HUD adds to safety. Whenever we sneak to take a look at the control display on the dashboard or the instrument panel, our eyes are immediately looking away from the traffic ahead of us. Had some...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By jeff_K
The following link has some info that may help: ...

The following link has some info that may help:
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=868291
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By jeff_K
My previous Lexus was every 6 months or 5000Km...

My previous Lexus was every 6 months or 5000Km whichever comes first...never had a breakdown. I'll keep with BMW's recommendation of 12 months or 12000Km whichever comes first. Labour and parts don't...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
Now I see. Initially, I imagined you would have...

Now I see. Initially, I imagined you would have difficulty closing the hood with the thickness of 2 pieces. Now that I see where you have applied the seal and the hood can be closed without any error...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-09-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
Can't quite follow what you mean with the tape...

Can't quite follow what you mean with the tape that is applied to the top of the lights and under the hood that you mentioned earlier in your post. Do you mean you applied weatherstrip on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-08-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By jeff_K
The ASS is by default on in my X3. I am so used...

The ASS is by default on in my X3. I am so used to it now that it's left on all the time. That little shudder when it restarts tells me the the engine is fine and ready to go. Whether it helps with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-07-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
bimmernut1 used MD #1033 that has serrated seals...

bimmernut1 used MD #1033 that has serrated seals (x5 along the whole length) which I believe contributes to the good seal. His experiment has proven that seal works. MD #1025 is sort of B shaped but...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-05-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By jeff_K
I experience squealing in the front in my old...

I experience squealing in the front in my old Lexus and my 1 yr old X3. Like you said, only happens when the car is driven through drive throughs. In my case, coming out of multi-storey carparks as I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-02-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By jeff_K
My friend's 2011 X335i has the Pirelli tires if I...

My friend's 2011 X335i has the Pirelli tires if I remembrred correctly. One tire was punctured by a nail. BMW Service here in HK patched it for about US32. At this stage of your tires, I woild just...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-31-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By jeff_K
You should check if the affected tire has lost...

You should check if the affected tire has lost some pressure. If the pressure is like normal, then you may be lucky the screw is embedded in the rubber but has not puncture through. That was my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,659
Posted By jeff_K
Fun & Practical (according to your needs) = 2015...

Fun & Practical (according to your needs) = 2015 X3, 2L engine.
Extra fun and thrills...overtake your boyfriend's car = 2014 X3, 3L engine
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-23-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By jeff_K
Surely there are owners of the diesel version to...

Surely there are owners of the diesel version to help verify this observation. And potential buyers who are testing X3s too
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-18-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,538
Posted By jeff_K
Agree. No need to be rude and offensive. If...

Agree. No need to be rude and offensive. If there's nothing helpful to add, pass it and move on.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-17-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
If there is no hurry, why don't you wait till we...

If there is no hurry, why don't you wait till we hear from Bimmernut1 and RhoXS. Both are experimenting on the weatherseal.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-13-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
Hi Bimmernut1. Wow! Just like your previous...

Hi Bimmernut1.
Wow! Just like your previous pic...clean like new! No snow here, hence no issues with salt water spraying onto my car. Don't see the necessity to install the seals. Have not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By jeff_K
Dunno...but I can tell you this. Most owners of...

Dunno...but I can tell you this. Most owners of BMW over my locality remain faithful, trading in for newer versions or different series after 4-5 years. I just came from Lexus and loving my 1 year...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
Hi Bimmernut1. Your engine looks like new. Thank...

Hi Bimmernut1. Your engine looks like new. Thank you for your pics and thoughts on the weather seal setup. I personally do not think the temp in the engine compartment will be affected to any great...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-08-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
Hi Bimmernut1. Great idea and happy experimenting...

Hi Bimmernut1. Great idea and happy experimenting over the weekend. Looking forward to your feedback but please do so with pics.:thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
Question I inspected mine yesterday. The original...

I inspected mine yesterday. The original weatherstripping seals are held in place with clips. How would weatherstrip seal with a sticky side stand up to the heat of the engine compartment?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-05-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,753
Posted By jeff_K
The severe cold weather and snow must be really...

The severe cold weather and snow must be really testing your cars. BMW has a lot to learn. I wonder if other brands of cars are facing similar issue. And I am sure you guys are aware that Jade Rabbit...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-04-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
Wow! And that wasn't after a car wash but purely...

Wow! And that wasn't after a car wash but purely due to the snow. You guys have my sympathy. Take care and be safe!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-02-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,128
Posted By jeff_K
My car is only a year old. It gets washed at...

My car is only a year old. It gets washed at automatic or manual car washing service centres. Jet sprays are routinely used but I don't find any problems with water entering the engine compartment....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,842
Posted By jeff_K
Good for you. I have been training my mind to...

Good for you. I have been training my mind to remember pulling up the emergency brake button should it happen. But I might just freak out when brake failure suddenly occurs during driving....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,842
Posted By jeff_K
Does BMW in USA also attempt to notify you guys...

Does BMW in USA also attempt to notify you guys by phone or email in case the letter is lost in transit?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,842
Posted By jeff_K
You may be right

You may be right
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