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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 10-30-2019, 03:39 PM
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Posted By BillACK
$19k seems high. What options? I bought a pretty...

$19k seems high. What options? I bought a pretty loaded '14 xDrive28i last winter for 11k (with hhigher mileage, but in really nice shape).
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 05-03-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By BillACK
I have a 2014 X1 and have never had an issue with...

I have a 2014 X1 and have never had an issue with screen washout. You can adjust the screen brightness in the preferences via iDrive. That might have been the issue with the one you tested. Good luck...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-29-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By BillACK
Wheel offset

Time to swap out the winter tires so I'm shopping spare wheels. The choices for aftermarket 34mm offset rims seem pretty slim, but I do like some at TireRack that have a 32mm offset. Anyone try...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 02-11-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_the_Cat

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_the_Cat
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 02-10-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
No Nantucket connection. "ACK!" as in Bill the...

No Nantucket connection. "ACK!" as in Bill the Cat from Bloom County.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 02-09-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
I was able to update using a single 32 GB flash...

I was able to update using a single 32 GB flash drive.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 02-07-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
I downloaded the map data from here:...

I downloaded the map data from here: https://www.oemnavigations.com/collections/bmw-road-map-instant-map-download-torrent

Bought a lifetime code from e-bay. Took a bit of fiddling, but worked out...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 01-15-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
Problem solved! I left the USB drive in while I...

Problem solved! I left the USB drive in while I drove to work this morning and it looks like all it needed was a bit more time for the drive to be recognized by the system. After a quick FSC code...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 01-04-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
The Windows box in IT also claims the flash drive...

The Windows box in IT also claims the flash drive is FAT32, but I'm sure it was running a "modern" OS. I'll check it on my ancient Windows laptop at home tonight. Thanks, B
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 01-04-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
Get Info on my Mac shows the formatting as FAT32....

Get Info on my Mac shows the formatting as FAT32. I"m gonna head over to our IT department and plug it into a Windows box and check things out. Thanks for the link! I'll check it out when I get home...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 01-04-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
Thanks, while I used my Mac to load the files,...

Thanks, while I used my Mac to load the files, the flash drive came pre-formatted FAT32. Oh, and it is a USB 2 drive. I'm going to fire up an old Windows laptop and look for "hidden" Mac files that...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 01-03-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By BillACK
Map update issues

Trying to update the maps on my 2014 X1. Iíve downloaded the nav files and put them on a new 32 GB USB flash drive, but nothing happens when I plug it into the glovebox USB port. I read something...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 12-30-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By BillACK
Thanks, I found some lightly used Blizzaks for a...

Thanks, I found some lightly used Blizzaks for a great price in the stock size. I'll file away the info for when these wear out.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 12-29-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By BillACK
215/55R17 for winter tires okay?

Iím shopping for winter tires for my new-to-me 2014 X1 and considering narrower tires on stock sized rims. Anyone tried 215/55R17 tires? Theyíre just a smidge taller and I like the idea of slightly...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-20-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By BillACK
First 4 wheel BMW!

Howdy, Just picked up my first BMW car yeaterday. (Repeat BMW motorcycle owner over the last 35 years.) Enjoying our 2014 X1 xDrive28i very much so far!

Cheers,

Bill in NH
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