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      08-26-2012, 07:42 PM   #23
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Yes you def. need to do that!! Are the front tires 225/40/19? Thanks for checking the rear for me.
front 225/40/R19
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      08-26-2012, 08:54 PM   #24
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Yes I like the black over the silver.. looks aggressive !
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      08-26-2012, 09:19 PM   #25
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Great pics. We just put in the order for my wife's X1 xdrive28i today. Beamerboi, your pics sold us on the Valencia Orange...and the 225m wheels. Don't worry, you won't see your shadow car in your neighborhood, we're about as far from Florida as you can get and still be in the states.

I thought that V.O. was such a flashy color that it would only look right on a coupe, but your photos clearly show otherwise.

Our build is as follows:

X1 xdrive28i
M sport line
Lighting package
Premium package
Technology package
black leather seats
light fineline wood trim
heated seats
M sport steering wheel with paddle shifters

We went in to the dealership on Saturday to talk numbers with our S.A. not expecting any X1s to be in yet. As soon as he saw us walking up he waves (knows us both by name 3 years after selling me my 335...don't find that at most dealerships) and points to a black X1 xdrive35i (jesus BMW has to stop with the lengthy naming conventions). It looked much better and smaller than we expected. Drove well, more body roll than either of us are used to, but comfortable and relatively sporty. Wife is coming from a lowered and tuned GTI with H&R super sport springs/Koni yellows so she's used to cornering like she's on rails. She was seriously considering a 2013 Golf R but after a little time in the X1 she decided to sacrifice a little sportiness for a little more refinement...at least thats how she explained it. We're told to expect a November delivery. West coasters have to suffer as the ship goes through the Panama canal.

Beamerboi, i'd like to hear your thoughts on how the M sport suspension feels...Did you drive an X1 without that you can compare it to?

Thanks.
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      08-26-2012, 11:58 PM   #26
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Now I need to find black grills where oh where? I found these on amazon but goes up to 2012 curious this would work???
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ls_o00_s00_i00

Does BMW sale them for the x1 2013 ? I see nothing an the site.
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      08-27-2012, 02:05 AM   #27
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Grille looks the same size.

You can check out the black grilles I installed on my 2012 X1 in the picture board.
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      08-27-2012, 09:52 AM   #28
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The car...er....SAV...looks great!
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      08-27-2012, 09:55 AM   #29
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Great color, and very nice pics.

Are those wheel a X1 option in the US, or did you buy them elsewhere??
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      08-27-2012, 10:01 AM   #30
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Nice! Is yours one of the first in FL? Do you mind if I ask how much you paid? Are there lease deals out yet?
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      08-27-2012, 10:02 AM   #31
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Awesome color on this one and you should paint the grilles black, for sure!
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      08-27-2012, 10:09 AM   #32
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      08-27-2012, 10:11 AM   #33
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Good clean ride. Love the color. Congrats. Watch out for that storm
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      08-27-2012, 10:25 AM   #34
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nice ride
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      08-27-2012, 10:33 AM   #35
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Hey what do you guys think about the black. I did a real fast sloppy Photoshop to see what it would look like....
Go black for sure! It looks mean with that orange.
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      08-27-2012, 10:37 AM   #36
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I have A question...
While I was having the windows tinted I was looking at the rear wheel wells and noticed
like a sorta cut out of the black material behind the shocks exposing the light part of the car body why didn't BMW fix this ? Paint it black or something .....? or AM i getting to picky now?

That gap looks so big, it looks like the suspension blocks are still in.

Sweet design all around.
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      08-27-2012, 10:45 AM   #37
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wow, looks good!
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      08-27-2012, 10:46 AM   #38
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Great color combo!
You have shadow line trim and the black grills will match very well
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      08-27-2012, 10:58 AM   #39
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[quote=BEAMERBOI;12563977]Ok Guys here are some fast pics

X1 xDrive35i
Valencia Orange
Black 'Nevada' Leather
Light Fineline Wood Trim
Ultimate Package
Premium Package
Technology Package
lighting Package
Harman Kardon surround sound system
BMW Apps
Driver Assistance Package
Satellite Radio
19" Wheels
with tinted windows

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REALLY BEAUTIFUL CAR!!! VERY VERY NICE!
IN EUROPE WE GOT 3 YEARS AGO BUT YOUR CAR IS THE BEST EVER!!
I WANT ASK YOU FEW PICTURES AND AN EXPLANATION HOW WORK ECO PRO.

YOU CAR IS FIRST E SERIES PRODUCED WITH ECO PRO BUTTON AND FUNCTIONS, CAN YOU POST SOME PICTURES OF YOUR CID WITH ECO PRO AND EXPLAIN WICH SETUP YOU CAN CHOICE??
I AM VERY INTERESTED IN ALSO FOR THE POSSIBILITY IN THE FUTURE TO DO THIS RETROFIT IN OTHER E SERIES!!

THANKS A LOT IN ADVANCE!
LAST QUESTION? WHY YOUR CAR HAVE EVERYTHING BUT SHIFT PADDLE NO???
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      08-27-2012, 11:04 AM   #40
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some of the best photography I have seen!

congrats on the car its a beauty
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      08-27-2012, 11:10 AM   #41
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That looks great! Are those the same wheels that came with the 335i a few years ago?
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      08-27-2012, 11:34 AM   #42
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Now I need to find black grills where oh where? I found these on amazon but goes up to 2012 curious this would work???
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ls_o00_s00_i00

Does BMW sale them for the x1 2013 ? I see nothing an the site.
1 - I love your X1!

2 - Contact IND distribution in Chicago for anything painted that can easily be shipped. They have the best reputation.
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some of the best photography I have seen!

congrats on the car its a beauty
it's kinda helps to be a pro

Great Work Curtis !

awesome buy!
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Why did they revert back to the old shifter?
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