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Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 09-11-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,684
Posted By slick316
On a recent trip, I was driving at 70mph, had my...

On a recent trip, I was driving at 70mph, had my parents in the car as well, luggage and the AC was running. Getting over 35mpg was impressive (although it was actually 34.1mpg after I calculated...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 06-23-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,684
Posted By slick316
Purchased on 3/25/18 and currently have 6700...

Purchased on 3/25/18 and currently have 6700 miles.

Fuel consumption in the city isn't great (19mpg) but highway is good (26-27mpg).

Average so far is 22.3mpg.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 04-09-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By slick316
I think I figured out how to break without it...

I think I figured out how to break without it grabbing but that abrupt jerk right before the car shuts off is annoying.

I am going to code my car this weekend and I think I will code it to keep...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-05-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 118
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Views: 7,795
Posted By slick316
What in the world cost $8000 to replace in the...

What in the world cost $8000 to replace in the trunk of the 5 Series? I'd love to see the invoice for what is being replaced.

OP is at fault plain and simple, sometimes you just have to accept...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-16-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,749
Posted By slick316
I got rid of my 2012 550ix at the end of April...

I got rid of my 2012 550ix at the end of April for a 2015 C7 Stingray, I don't regret it.

I loved that 550, amazing power, fantastic interior and features galore. But its reliability issues made...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-04-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By slick316
Definitely going to smoke the reflectors, that...

Definitely going to smoke the reflectors, that stand out too much. Also going to do something about that chrome piece in the front, GM sure does look at chrome stuff.



I took one:
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-04-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By slick316
Goodbye my friend...

My short time with my first (but not last) BMW is over. It was a fun nine months, with some interesting moments, but that particular car (2012 550ix) wasn't for me.

I was considering getting a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 438,990
Posted By slick316
Double Post

Double Post
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 438,990
Posted By slick316
I put 11,000 hard miles on my car before the CCP,...

I put 11,000 hard miles on my car before the CCP, and never had a problem. This past week I got the drivetrain malfunction error, taking my car in on monday because now it hesitates/bucks when I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-09-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,503
Posted By slick316
Had a 2014 X3 loaner a couple weeks ago and it...

Had a 2014 X3 loaner a couple weeks ago and it was the same experience for me, extremely hot steering wheel! I thought it might have malfunctioned! But the steering wheel was pretty thin compared to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-08-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,827
Posted By slick316
With the way I normally drive, I'd be happy with...

With the way I normally drive, I'd be happy with 300 miles on the tank. I have 30 miles left on my current tank and have only driven 250 miles.

However, on an all highway trip I can get 400 miles...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-01-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By slick316
I put 11k miles on my 550 since getting it in...

I put 11k miles on my 550 since getting it in July. I want to say I put 9500 miles on it before taking it in for the CCP. In that 9500 miles I have added 3 quarts of oil.

Since having the CCP...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,148
Posted By slick316
Not my cup of tea. But I do like a lot of the...

Not my cup of tea. But I do like a lot of the wheels you guys have.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By slick316
I notice this when I vent the sunroof, but when...

I notice this when I vent the sunroof, but when all of my windows are closed and sunroof is closed I don't really notice it. Is it all the time for you?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-11-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 438,990
Posted By slick316
Haha, I understand. My bad for assuming you were...

Haha, I understand. My bad for assuming you were serious.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-11-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 438,990
Posted By slick316
Lets me honest, that would be a wasted effort. ...

Lets me honest, that would be a wasted effort. They won't do that, not for anyone.

BMW should do the following:

1) Let people out of leases early, without penalty. Offer these customers a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-10-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By slick316
Same issue on 2012 550ix I bought pre owned. ...

Same issue on 2012 550ix I bought pre owned. Vapor barrier wasn't installed correctly from the factory was the issue on mine. This happened during the first week of ownership, bought the car in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-08-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,182
Posted By slick316
So I took the pics, never did a step by step...

So I took the pics, never did a step by step guide before so please forgive me if its not the best one you've seen.

Tools needed:

Torx T25 screw driver
Plastic pry tools...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-07-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,182
Posted By slick316
I didn't want to damage anything, so I did it the...

I didn't want to damage anything, so I did it the hard way. If you just popped it out, thats actually good, you won't have much work left. The phone adapter has a couple wires connected to it that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-07-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,182
Posted By slick316
I removed the entire storage lining and unclipped...

I removed the entire storage lining and unclipped the adapter from underneath.

I can take some step by step pics of it tomorrow and post them if you'd like.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-03-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,369
Posted By slick316
Removed the badging on my car not too long after...

Removed the badging on my car not too long after I got it. On my 2012, the Xdrive badges were on the fenders where the side markers are. Removed those, the 550i on the back and the dealer plate and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 438,990
Posted By slick316
I'm not sure where you got that info from but...

I'm not sure where you got that info from but that's not right.

The extended warranty extends your warranty from 4 years and 50k miles to 7 years and 100k miles. Its adding 3 years and 50k miles...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-29-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,778
Posted By slick316
Same. My car was running fine before the...

Same.

My car was running fine before the campaign, and is the same since the work was performed. My injectors were changed a couple of months ago, but even before that, it ran fine.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-24-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,182
Posted By slick316
I removed the felt lining part, essentiall the...

I removed the felt lining part, essentiall the entire console tray to remove the phone adapter, but you might be able to just wedge something between the adapter and the felt lining to release it.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-24-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,182
Posted By slick316
Not sure why it linked oddments to that site, I...

Not sure why it linked oddments to that site, I ordered mine from ECS Tuning. I went to realoem.com and got the part number and searched that part number on ecs and found it.

I looked up the part...
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