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      05-14-2011, 04:09 PM   #1
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What offroading toys does the X3 have?

I'm a little unsure about what it has/hasn't got. Is it true it has hill descent control but no diff lock? Is it also true that the ride height cannot be raised?

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I'm a little unsure about what it has/hasn't got. Is it true it has hill descent control but no diff lock? Is it also true that the ride height cannot be raised?

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It has an alternative to diff lock called ADB-X. HDC is standard and you can't adjust ride height
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I'm a little unsure about what it has/hasn't got. Is it true it has hill descent control but no diff lock? Is it also true that the ride height cannot be raised?

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It has an alternative to diff lock called ADB-X. HDC is standard and you can't adjust ride height
Ahh thank you. What is ADB-X? How does it work and is it automatic?
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Not sure if this link works as on iPhone now but this should explain a little more

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/t...ial_brake.html
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Ahh I understand now thanks! I'm on my iPod touch and the link worked fine.
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Not sure if this link works as on iPhone now but this should explain a little more

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/t...ial_brake.html
It's like torque vectoring control, but by way of the brakes and engine braking rather than just the engine braking, correct?
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Not sure if this link works as on iPhone now but this should explain a little more

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It's like torque vectoring control, but by way of the brakes and engine braking rather than just the engine braking, correct?
Sounds about right to me!
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