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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,960
Posted By GeoffS
I have the MTEC 2.1s -...

I have the MTEC 2.1s - http://www.ebay.com/itm/MTEC-Ver-2-1-LED-HALO-ANGEL-EYES-BMW-E83-X3-2006-2010-/120918916981?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item1c27543f75&vxp=mtr

They also make...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,737
Posted By GeoffS
Nope. You need to have the DRLs coded out. ...

Nope. You need to have the DRLs coded out. We're going to try and run power to a cigarette lighter or similar next week.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By GeoffS
And sold. Thanks!

And sold. Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By GeoffS
Pending to ElevatorGuy...

Pending to ElevatorGuy...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By GeoffS
FS: E83 Aspherical Blue Heated replacement side mirrors

Picked these mirror replacements up over 8 months ago for my X3 -- before I realized I've got the auto dimming ones. Originally cost me over $100, will let go for $50 + shipping. Never been used,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,577
Posted By GeoffS
Update here. Local BMW Tech used my Daos harness...

Update here. Local BMW Tech used my Daos harness to make this work....and it does. BUUUT he keyed the power off of the DRLs, which kinda defeats the purpose. Will be looking to retap the power...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By GeoffS
Mine's similar to yours then. M-Sport, but I've...

Mine's similar to yours then. M-Sport, but I've upgraded to Bilstein HDs and a bigger H&R RSB. I'm not looking to drop the car much though - an inch max. Would the KWs be able to ride that high...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By GeoffS
And keep us posted here on how the motor swap...

And keep us posted here on how the motor swap goes. Sounds really cool. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By GeoffS
How's the ride with these? More or less harsh...

How's the ride with these? More or less harsh than stock?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,352
Posted By GeoffS
Nitto is Toyo's "cheap" tire brand. They are...

Nitto is Toyo's "cheap" tire brand. They are well known...for being cheap. I wouldn't run Nittos on my daily driver if they paid me to. Just my $.02.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 98,081
Posted By GeoffS
One more thing of note. I've got the factory...

One more thing of note. I've got the factory bluetooth option, and evidently, without the tweeters plugged in, I get no sound whatsoever from it. The BSW speakers are designed to plug into one...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 98,081
Posted By GeoffS
No real hurry. Have you run into an X3 that has...

No real hurry. Have you run into an X3 that has a crossover running to the fronts, for some reason? It confused BavAuto.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 98,081
Posted By GeoffS
How would you go about installing a Alpine PDX-5...

How would you go about installing a Alpine PDX-5 in an X3 that has a crossover for the fronts? When I picked up my Bavarian Soundwerks setup, the back connected right up, but evidently they'd never...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By GeoffS
I'd suggest taking it down to Jimmy at EAS in...

I'd suggest taking it down to Jimmy at EAS in Willis, TX if the car'll make it there - http://www.eas-tx.com/
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,737
Posted By GeoffS
Talagang, no. ;)

Talagang, no. ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,737
Posted By GeoffS
I've got one of the harnesses already, but the...

I've got one of the harnesses already, but the manufacturer has stated that they were designed for the E90 and not tested on the X3. If you have luck with it, let me know...but so far, no one I've...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,737
Posted By GeoffS
Not quite as of yet. All I've heard is to find a...

Not quite as of yet. All I've heard is to find a wire that's hot when the ignition is at position two and wire it into the + side of the angel eye bulb. Haven't actually tried anything yet though.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,417
Posted By GeoffS
Still loving Continental ExtremeContact DWSes on...

Still loving Continental ExtremeContact DWSes on both my Bimmers. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By GeoffS
I've got both a 6-speed '03 330xi and a 2008...

I've got both a 6-speed '03 330xi and a 2008 6-speed X3 3.0si with every option except the auto tranny. :) Both of them have Bilstein HDs on them with H&R rear sway bars and Conti ExtremeContact...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,577
Posted By GeoffS
Converting Factory HID angel eyes to DRLs/run always

I know the coding doesn't allow it, but has anyone ever wired up the factory HID angel eyes to run all the time? Not a big fan of the factory DRLs and since I've got LEDs in the angel eyes, I'd much...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,317
Posted By GeoffS
2008 X3 here -- iPhone 4S paired just fine after...

2008 X3 here -- iPhone 4S paired just fine after 2 attempts. :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By GeoffS
Better bet is to go with Bilstein HDs all around...

Better bet is to go with Bilstein HDs all around vs. factory. Cheaper/better/lifetime warranty. Just my $.02.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,395
Posted By GeoffS
212k miles on a 2003 330xi 6MT. Bought it at...

212k miles on a 2003 330xi 6MT. Bought it at 196k last year, did the suspension (Bilstein HDs), VANOS/valve cover gasket, some bushings, tie rods, and full cooling system overhaul with Stewart water...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By GeoffS
I've used both an HTC Evo 4G and an iPhone 4S...

I've used both an HTC Evo 4G and an iPhone 4S successfully.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By GeoffS
Amazing how many people complain about...

Amazing how many people complain about traction/get stuck on street tires.

Seriously, if you want to go "muddin'", the X3 isn't the best choice...but if you've got you insist on doing it, pick up...
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