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Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 07-26-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By darrylo
This isn't exactly hard. Just hit the voice...

This isn't exactly hard.

Just hit the voice button on the steering wheel and say, "cancel navigation".

That's it.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 07-02-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By darrylo
Enhanced bluetooth may be useful if you have an...

Enhanced bluetooth may be useful if you have an android phone or are not using carplay. Aside from that, I'm not sure it's helpful (the BMW already comes with bluetooth).
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 06-20-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By darrylo
Note that there are two types of seats for the...

Note that there are two types of seats for the X3: regular and ventilated. The ventilated ones are flatter and have less adjustments than the standard ones.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 04-06-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By darrylo
It can take a couple weeks or more after your car...

It can take a couple weeks or more after your car has been produced.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 04-03-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By darrylo
For US owners, the online-only manual is here:...

For US owners, the online-only manual is here: https://www.bmwusa.com/owners-manuals.html

You need to enter your entire VIN.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 03-30-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By darrylo
The online manual is supposed to be customized to...

The online manual is supposed to be customized to your car, but you can't download it.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 03-03-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By darrylo
Uh, bird droppings are a known etchant of clear...

Uh, bird droppings are a known etchant of clear coat (https://www.google.com/search?q=bird+droppings+etched+car+clear+coat).
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 02-05-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,057
Posted By darrylo
(This was true for the 2018 year, and I assume...

(This was true for the 2018 year, and I assume it's still true for 2019.)

There are three different clusters: a basic analog (that looks digital), a partial digital, and a "full" digital (in the...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 01-30-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By darrylo
While the visor is still a hair thick for that...

While the visor is still a hair thick for that clip, that clip stays in place. It's a firm attachment, and I've never had it move or fall off. No self-sliding or shooting off.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 01-29-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By darrylo
The storage compartment on the dash just under...

The storage compartment on the dash just under the foglight switch is supposed to be used for sunglasses, but I've never used it for that. I'm still not using it, although I might use it for change....
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 01-21-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By darrylo
It's standard on the M40i, but not on the x30i. ...

It's standard on the M40i, but not on the x30i.

If you want to see what comes with what go here and grab the "2019 BMW X3 xDrive (G01) - Price Guide"...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 01-01-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,939
Posted By darrylo
See the quoted part of your post. While you...

See the quoted part of your post.

While you can get most of the BMW M sport cosmetics on the x30i (matte grille and some wheels are N/A), there is no M steering wheel available (which is option...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-31-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,939
Posted By darrylo
OP is talking about an x30i, not M40i, and,...

OP is talking about an x30i, not M40i, and, unless things have changed, option 710 is not available on the x30i.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-30-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,939
Posted By darrylo
$80/year forever, or you lose the feature.

$80/year forever, or you lose the feature.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-26-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,894
Posted By darrylo
Wut? The BMW X3 has three (3) major variants: ...

Wut? The BMW X3 has three (3) major variants:

sDrive30i. RWD variant. I don't think I've seen anyone here with one, but I'm sure someone has one.


xDrive30i, often shortened here to...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-22-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,894
Posted By darrylo
Uh, there are two (2) different seats for the X3:...

Uh, there are two (2) different seats for the X3: regular seats w/adjustable bolsters and ventilated seats w/o adjustable bolsters. People have said that the ventilated seats are stiffer, but I've...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-11-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,856
Posted By darrylo
Oh, I've no doubt that Tesla's system will be...

Oh, I've no doubt that Tesla's system will be better in the long run.

Tesla owners have come to expect periodic software updates. General BMW owners, not so much. Besides, BMW's bean counters...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-11-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,856
Posted By darrylo
Well, I don't know how it compares to a Tesla,...

Well, I don't know how it compares to a Tesla, but the Active Cruise Control is awesome in stop-and-go traffic. It's not quite perfect, but it's very nice. Of course, you do have to be on your...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-11-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,856
Posted By darrylo
(The two models should be the same, given...

(The two models should be the same, given identical options.)

If you spend any significant amount of time in stop-and-go traffic, the Active Cruise Control (ACC) will save your mind:...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-11-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By darrylo
Not sure how accurate it is, but someone said...

Not sure how accurate it is, but someone said that over half the BMWs sold are build-to-order. I think most forum members here went the BTO route, but that's to be expected.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 12-07-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By darrylo
Weathertech cargo mats. See posts #58 and #79 in...

Weathertech cargo mats. See posts #58 and #79 in this thread (https://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1467135). See the rest of that thread for alternatives.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-30-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,355
Posted By darrylo
You're not the first:...

You're not the first: https://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1560202
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-17-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By darrylo
It's a long-standing problem...

It's a long-standing problem (https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1204697), apparently iPhone-specific. It seems to be a BMW issue, and there doesn't seem to be a fix for it (see the...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-13-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By darrylo
Installed options like tires (regular vs...

Installed options like tires (regular vs run-flats) and the dynamic handling package make a difference. There are three different instrument clusters, and two different center display sizes.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-06-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,696
Posted By darrylo
Yes. If you're in the US, login to the desktop...

Yes. If you're in the US, login to the desktop website (https://connecteddrive.bmwusa.com), and go to Store->Services Subscribed to (tab)

Scroll down to BMW Connected+, and you'll see your...
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