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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,429
Posted By SpaceManGray
I heard it's related to back pressure... at lower...

I heard it's related to back pressure... at lower RPMs it helps the turbo spool up faster. If that's true, I have no idea why you'd want to fix it open all the time.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,578
Posted By SpaceManGray
My right trunk LED went out a few weeks ago... so...

My right trunk LED went out a few weeks ago... so I thought I would have to replace it. Then it came back on a week later. Now it's out again. I'm glad I found this thread, I'm going to have to check...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,897
Posted By SpaceManGray
It probably wasn't a joyride for fun. My best...

It probably wasn't a joyride for fun. My best guess is they had a pickup at another dealership and one salesperson drove the other there to pickup a car. If they're lucky, maybe they let the mechanic...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-13-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 125,303
Posted By SpaceManGray
My X3 was at the dealership a couple days ago and...

My X3 was at the dealership a couple days ago and they wiped out some of my coding. I went to fix it and I'm getting the message: File for "cafd_0000012f-013_002_020" not found!

It looks like I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-13-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By SpaceManGray
It would normally take a couple days to get the...

It would normally take a couple days to get the part and then a couple days to make the repair... so he'd probably want a loaner during that time. They probably didn't realize it would be so long...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By SpaceManGray
Have you tried it in the last year? It's been...

Have you tried it in the last year? It's been showing this privacy thing for at least a year.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By SpaceManGray
I went with the Thule Doubletrack 990XT ($300)....

I went with the Thule Doubletrack 990XT ($300). The liftgate clears the rack when one bike is mounted, if the bike is in the back slot (see pictures at link below).

My only complaint is that the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,516
Posted By SpaceManGray
Dammit! [Read on white iPhone]

Dammit!
[Read on white iPhone]
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,572
Posted By SpaceManGray
This is a good point. Mine was stickered at $52k,...

This is a good point. Mine was stickered at $52k, but I paid $42k and it was only 7 months old with 9000 miles. Cars.com is your friend... did everything online/over the phone, X3 showed up at my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By SpaceManGray
Ya, that's what will probably end up happening....

Ya, that's what will probably end up happening. I'll get out the multimeter this weekend and see what kind of resistors I'll need to get. I wouldn't be surprised if it is similar to what is needed on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,516
Posted By SpaceManGray
I think that's more of a Canadian thing. Cars are...

I think that's more of a Canadian thing. Cars are cheaper in the US and disposable income is higher, so luxury cars are not driven by mostly Asians. :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By SpaceManGray
I was thinking the same thing. I'd be happy to...

I was thinking the same thing. I'd be happy to pay for one. The question is, how much is it worth?

There was a user on the X5 forum that said he built one. The thread was pretty old but I bumped...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By SpaceManGray
Order has already shipped, but thanks anyway. At...

Order has already shipped, but thanks anyway. At least it was only $5 and I guess I'll know if they wired my harness correctly. :) Maybe the tester I ordered will be different from yours. Probably...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,572
Posted By SpaceManGray
I have both, so I asked myself which one I'd give...

I have both, so I asked myself which one I'd give up. I'd give up the Nav in a second. The big engine is a blast! I prefer driving a car but the big engine still makes the X3 a lot of fun to drive....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-26-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By SpaceManGray
Great idea. I just ordered one and I'll let you...

Great idea. I just ordered one and I'll let you know how it works out. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-26-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,957
Posted By SpaceManGray
I believe the only two options were an OK button...

I believe the only two options were an OK button or a close button, but I'll have another look. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,335
Posted By SpaceManGray
Can you give us more info on the...

Can you give us more info on the resistors/configuration? I'd love to do this!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-26-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,957
Posted By SpaceManGray
Has anyone had success with DVD in motion?...

Has anyone had success with DVD in motion? Whenever I try to change the "SPEEDLOCK_X_KMH_MAX" value to "FF", it doesn't stick... it just stays at "00". The same goes for "SPEEDLOCK_X_KMH_MIN"....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-26-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By SpaceManGray
It's a good point; I should have been more clear....

It's a good point; I should have been more clear. I still want to see the backup camera since I can see through the bike, I just don't want to hear the noise since it's useless when there's a bike...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-26-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By SpaceManGray
Disable backup sensor warning during towing?

So far, I've only used my tow hitch for a bicycle rack. When I put the vehicle in reverse, the backup warning comes on at full alert level because it thinks I'm about to hit the bicycle mounted to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-26-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,069
Posted By SpaceManGray
I believe North American fuel ratings are...

I believe North American fuel ratings are different than European. I've never seen 95 in the US or Canada.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-13-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By SpaceManGray
I've got some pics of my hitch mounted bike rack...

I've got some pics of my hitch mounted bike rack from last summer in the following thread if you're interested:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=641726
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By SpaceManGray
I've driven plenty of SUVs that cost much less...

I've driven plenty of SUVs that cost much less and do not exhibit any hesitation (my vehicle software is up to date). I understand there was an error made and they've tried to fix it with software,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-13-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By SpaceManGray
Most of the controls in your vehicle, including...

Most of the controls in your vehicle, including those on the steering wheel, send signals on a data bus to the various computers (ECUs - electronic control units) in your vehicle. These computers...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-13-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By SpaceManGray
It's not going to stop the pros or the guy who...

It's not going to stop the pros or the guy who really wants YOUR wheels. But, it might stop the guy who is just looking to flip any decent wheels for some cash.
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