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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-20-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By MetaX
Sunglasses are always polarized to reduce glare...

Sunglasses are always polarized to reduce glare off of surfaces on the ground (or water) so there would be very virtually no benefit to having polarized sunglasses that are rotated. I think the 3D...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-13-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,133
Posted By MetaX
Just thought I would post my experience with the...

Just thought I would post my experience with the Bridgestone RE960AS RFT tires now that I've had them for a few weeks. While I can only compare them to the Goodyear LS2s that originally came with my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By MetaX
I have used Waze in the past on a long trip from...

I have used Waze in the past on a long trip from SF to LA (mainly because I forgot to bring my V1) and felt that it isn't as useful as a dedicated detector. Maybe it was because I didn't know how to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-05-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,434
Posted By MetaX
As mentioned by bimmernut1, for some unfathomable...

As mentioned by bimmernut1, for some unfathomable reason you cannot use USB audio if you have bluetooth audio enabled. Since I use USB for listening to music to retain audio quality (along with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-04-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By MetaX
I assume you don't have DHP on your X3? If so...

I assume you don't have DHP on your X3? If so then definitely don't touch it because you have computer-controlled dampers on all 4 corners. If unsure, check to see if have an extra appendage coming...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By MetaX
When I picked up my car (with Technology pkg)...

When I picked up my car (with Technology pkg) they handed me some sort of document certifying the vehicle as having on-board tracking which is equivalent to Lo-Jack.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-03-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By MetaX
You should be able to find it on web sites that...

You should be able to find it on web sites that sell BMW parts if you just need a part number, RealOEM is always a good source:...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,909
Posted By MetaX
It sounds like MB's nav is very much like Audi's...

It sounds like MB's nav is very much like Audi's latest MMI nav. I always choke back a sob of envy whenever I drive my girlfriend's '12 A6 because MMI is superior in so many ways (SiriusXM traffic...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By MetaX
Hmm...I've been using Glympse the BMW integration...

Hmm...I've been using Glympse the BMW integration since they updated the app but I have never seen an actual Glympse map on my screen. You have access to all the important features of the Glympse...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By MetaX
My question is, did this happen after backing the...

My question is, did this happen after backing the car out or pressing the parking sensor/camera button next to the shifter (I don't remember what they call it)? The proximity sensors are only active...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By MetaX
I recall that some folks were successful hooking...

I recall that some folks were successful hooking up small portable USB-powered drives to the center console USB port. I was able to connect up my 64 gig USB stick (Patriot Xporter Rage) but found...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By MetaX
Yes that was indeed an interesting read! A bit...

Yes that was indeed an interesting read! A bit off-topic but I was quite surprised (and pleased) to read that the electronic parking brake system actually detects if the car starts to roll with the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,061
Posted By MetaX
Ah...then I am at a loss. My second-best guess...

Ah...then I am at a loss. My second-best guess would be that it is for the turbo charger vacuum control?:

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=WX73&mospid=52682&btnr=11_4472&hg=11&fg=45
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,061
Posted By MetaX
I'm guessing that the vacuum line you encountered...

I'm guessing that the vacuum line you encountered on the driver's side harness was the line for opening/closing the flap on one of the exhaust pipes...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-08-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By MetaX
The Weathertech cargo liner by default covers...

The Weathertech cargo liner by default covers both cargo area cavities so that should work for you. They make it pretty easy to cut out those areas later if you later want to open those bins up.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-04-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,047
Posted By MetaX
RO-CK you are indeed a brave soul! Hope that...

RO-CK you are indeed a brave soul! Hope that your installation works out with what you have on-hand, but looking at the part numbers on Realoem, are you sure you got the right equipment mount? If...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By MetaX
Yeah I don't think it is adjustable...but it IS...

Yeah I don't think it is adjustable...but it IS removable. I remember that while applying some leather protectant on the headrest I accidentally pulled the headrest completely out of the mount. The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-26-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,353
Posted By MetaX
Whats odd is that judging by the angle of the...

Whats odd is that judging by the angle of the front tires, the wheel is pretty straightened out. Do the turning fogs go on with such minute steering wheel angles?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-01-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,232
Posted By MetaX
While I've never really relied on the blind spot...

While I've never really relied on the blind spot detection that's equipped on my girlfriend's car ('12 A6), it would have been a feature I'd spring for on the X3. In a sedan, cars are very easy to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-10-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By MetaX
I think you can do it from home by logging into...

I think you can do it from home by logging into your account and then go to the car to turn on the radio so it can accept the signal. There is usually a bit of a delay after you make the request...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By MetaX
I think I read somewhere that you can reset the...

I think I read somewhere that you can reset the moonroof yourself by following a specific sequence of button presses...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By MetaX
Actually, you can also send yourself the...

Actually, you can also send yourself the activation signal by logging into your Sirius account online (I believe that you can also do this via the automated phone system). I have never tried this...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,821
Posted By MetaX
The Gizmodo article says to exit field test mode...

The Gizmodo article says to exit field test mode just click the Home button (bottom of post)...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,821
Posted By MetaX
Would one of those apps be MOG? ...

Would one of those apps be MOG?
http://www.bmwusanews.com/newsrelease.do;jsessionid=9FD42187B5DE03B6813D1E211D141029?&id=907&mid=

While I wouldn't pay $10/month for this service, its good to know...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,805
Posted By MetaX
I saw pictures of various cargo nets installed in...

I saw pictures of various cargo nets installed in the BMW accessories catalog a little while ago...
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