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#3014 of 3411 Sirius Radio Module
Jan 16, 2006 (2:46 pm)
Has anyone enabled the standard radio with The Sirius Module? I have a 2005 FX35 with the standard BOSE radio with the SAT button. I did not order Sirius at time of purchase...wondering if Infiniti dealership can upgrade or install the Sirius module now? I don't like the looks of the Sirius radios that you can purchase at Best Buy etc.., I'm also not a big fan of plugging the radio into my cigg lighter plug.. Thoughts??
#3015 of 3411 Re: Infiniti FX35 Break Ins!! Windows come down.... [fxdriver]
Jan 16, 2006 (4:40 pm)
Try and Google web search "Window Down Theft Issue"
#3016 of 3411 Re: Sirius Radio Module [fxdriver]
Jan 16, 2006 (4:42 pm)
You can get the dealer to install the sirius module.
The cost(parts + labor) is about $600. I was thinking about it, but haven't pulled the trigger. I wish my '05 FX-35 had it as an option when I bought it. That way it would have only cost me $400.
#3017 of 3411 Pebble and a Windshield
Jan 16, 2006 (4:49 pm)
So I've had the FX 35 2005 model for less than a month and on first "real" trip, a pebble from a truck hit the windshield. Currently, we have a mark about half inch in diameter. From my eyes, the mark hasnt grown in the past 3 days since the incident. The car is leased so do I call the insurance company or Infiniti?
Will they need to replace the entire windshield? How do I find out what I need to cover on this?
And by the day, this car is freaking awesome!!! Your help is appreciated.
#3018 of 3411 Re: Infiniti FX35 Break Ins!! Windows come down.... [fxdriver]
Jan 16, 2006 (4:57 pm)
Not to be a trouble maker but if you could prove they were on notice that a problem in their parking lot existed, i bet you could get them to fork over some dough. Any way you could find out from the local police if other incidents have been reported to them? If so, a lawyer friend of yours could write them a real NICE letter...
#3019 of 3411 Re: snow performance [snipe1]
Jan 16, 2006 (6:26 pm)
Finally got some snow here on LI, although it was rather minimal. Still, I did encounter some sloppy roads on the way to work and took the FX with the new Falken Ziex ST/Z 04's to an unplowed parking field which had perhaps an inch of crusty snow.
The Falkens certainly seemed adequate and definitely superior to the OEM Goodyears. Unfortunately the crusty snow doesn't compare well with the wet snow I encountered when the RS-A's were still on. They did well in some slushy snow on parts of poorly plowed but heavily trafficked roads and I felt more confident driving with them.
Still, not a good test. Rain and higher Temps are expected for this week.
I do suggest that anyone considering tires take a look at the Falkens. Compare their tread to any other non-dedicated winter tire in this size. IMO the others look like summer tires up against the Ziex.
#3020 of 3411 Re: snow performance [snipe1]
Jan 16, 2006 (7:13 pm)
how's the ride, e.g., softer than the OEMs? Thanks, Jon.
#3021 of 3411 Re: Pebble and a Windshield [sks109]
Jan 16, 2006 (7:38 pm)
Your insurance company should pay, assuming you have comprehensive coverage. Most policies are zero deductible on glass replacement. Check with the auto glass company to see if the damage is repairable, especially if it's not directly in your line of sight. They can make most small fractures almost invisable, and the claim under your insurance policy will be a lot less.
#3022 of 3411 Re: PT AWD [cpp]
Jan 17, 2006 (5:14 am)
The dealer tried that one on me too, however I noticed the smell worse after being on the road for periods >20mins. I only used the AWD when the roads were not clear, if you've ever been to Vermont that happens all the time !!! Living in CT we hardly used the AWD except if I was caught driving home in a storm, they clear the roads pretty quickly.
#3023 of 3411 Re: snow performance [bisonte]
Jan 17, 2006 (10:05 am)
I'd say the ride is softer and more comfortable than the OEM's. Perhaps due to the higher tread blocks providing more cushioning. Maybe the side wall is less rigid too.
If I had to drive at the limit on dry pavement the Goodyears would be my choice but, for real world I'll take the Falkens.