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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-16-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,940
Posted By X3 Skier
Two Winter Seasons in Steamboat Springs CO with...

Two Winter Seasons in Steamboat Springs CO with my 2016 X3 with no problem in snow.

Cheers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-19-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By X3 Skier
My 2016 X3 always has the same screens on startup...

My 2016 X3 always has the same screens on startup as were there when shutting down (After all the nanny warnings and backup camera picture).

Cheers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 10-18-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,217
Posted By X3 Skier
It's vastly improved from the original versions,...

It's vastly improved from the original versions, so much so, I hardly notice it now. As its solely to improve gas mileage, turn it off if you wish but it automatically turns back on the next time you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 08-24-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 26,237
Posted By X3 Skier
Thanks for getting the photos back up! Cheers

Thanks for getting the photos back up!

Cheers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 07-10-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By X3 Skier
One thing I've noticed is the time to destination...

One thing I've noticed is the time to destination always shows some delay if there's traffic problems anywhere in the near universe. Driving from Charleston SC to Kettering OH Sunday, lots of traffic...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 07-10-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,437
Posted By X3 Skier
016 xDrive 2.8i No biggies but I wish I had...

016 xDrive 2.8i

No biggies but I wish I had never got the Parking Distance annoyance. I turned it off after two weeks in the car.

iDrive is pretty nice and light years better than the early...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-21-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,409
Posted By X3 Skier
My 2005 X3 2.8i MT has 145000+ miles. Other than...

My 2005 X3 2.8i MT has 145000+ miles. Other than routine stuff, the valve cover gasket and the oil filter gasket have been replaced.

Cheers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-21-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,285
Posted By X3 Skier
After I put AC Schnitzer Pedals on my X3, I put...

After I put AC Schnitzer Pedals on my X3, I put an AC Schnitzer badge on the rear:angel:

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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-21-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,660
Posted By X3 Skier
My 2016 X3 has Pirelli RFT. I was opposed to them...

My 2016 X3 has Pirelli RFT. I was opposed to them for many years but the performance of RFT has improved greatly from the original models. I can tell the difference between RFT and Regular ones in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-30-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By X3 Skier
Looks like a Mercedes Benz Design. Cheers

Looks like a Mercedes Benz Design.

Cheers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-11-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,498
Posted By X3 Skier
I got the Coco mats to replace the carpet ones...

I got the Coco mats to replace the carpet ones that came with the car. I had them made black and red and I'm very happy with them. Not cheap but i've gotten several compliments on them.:thumbup:
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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-02-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By X3 Skier
It's pretty simple but i can't remember how I did...

It's pretty simple but i can't remember how I did it. The CA reset the max opening lower to "help me from hitting the garage door backing out with the tailgate open". After I hit my head the first...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-02-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By X3 Skier
If I were to do it, I'd have U-Haul install the...

If I were to do it, I'd have U-Haul install the hitch and BMW do the wiring. U-Haul did my 2005 years ago and I've never had an issue but that was a somewhat simpler electrical system. U-Haul does...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-02-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,793
Posted By X3 Skier
2016 X3, 4 months and 5300 miles, no issues. ...

2016 X3, 4 months and 5300 miles, no issues.

As another point, 2005 X3, 148000 miles, Instrument Cluster replaced under warranty, ~12000 miles, Leaking valve cover gasket and oil filter gasket,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-22-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,740
Posted By X3 Skier
Easy to add a destination but I dont see anyway...

Easy to add a destination but I dont see anyway to add a POI.

Cheers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-16-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,740
Posted By X3 Skier
I did, but AFAIK, there are no explanations of...

I did, but AFAIK, there are no explanations of any symbols in any of the manuals in my folder.

Cheeers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-14-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By X3 Skier
Only thing I don't like about my new 2016 X3...

Only thing I don't like about my new 2016 X3 (january purchase) vs my old 2005 X3 is the steering, electric vs hydraulic. Better feel in the old one than the new one. Might be the RFT Pirellis but...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-14-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,740
Posted By X3 Skier
Nav Map Symbols

Recently got a "left over" 2016 in Jan with the nav package. My first experience with BMW Maps.

Is there someplace I can find a description of the various POI symbols? Most are understandable but...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-14-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By X3 Skier
Single Malts, just about anything with Glen in...

Single Malts, just about anything with Glen in the name, Glenlivet, Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie.....

Tried Laphroaig once and that was enough:angel:

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By X3 Skier
Retiring X3

My 05 X3 is going into Semi-Retirement with 145000+ miles and no problems. Has the original clutch and other than normal wearout items, only had to replace the valve cover gasket and oil filter...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By X3 Skier
I think Bavarian Auto has a video on replacing...

I think Bavarian Auto has a video on replacing it.

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By X3 Skier
I would check the ground wires/cables. I've had...

I would check the ground wires/cables. I've had this happen on a few of the cars/trucks I've owned over the years. They tend to corrode or lose contact from dirt, etc.

Cheers
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,885
Posted By X3 Skier
At 140000 on a 2005 2.5, the only things I...

At 140000 on a 2005 2.5, the only things I repaired/replaced were routine stuff like brakes, filters, plugs etc. Somewhat not routine but not unexpected were Valve Cover Gasket and Oil Filter gasket...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,661
Posted By X3 Skier
Replaced Oil Filter Gasket and Valve Cover Gasket...

Replaced Oil Filter Gasket and Valve Cover Gasket because oil consumption was two quarts every year and it leaked on the garage floor.

One quart of oil every year for the past couple of years and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,134
Posted By X3 Skier
No problem yet but thanks for reviving this...

No problem yet but thanks for reviving this thread.

Cheers
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