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Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-07-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By mkahl2
From a 2003 525

From a 2003 525
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By mkahl2
Thanks everyone

I'm going with the black tape. or maybe that witty persons wife & kids. so PLs post a pic we can all use :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By mkahl2
Deactivating tire pressure light help

I have a 2008 X3, I am using my snow tires already mounted in 2007 X3 rims that do not contain the sensor. Is their anyway to turn off the tire pressure light? I tried fuse #69 whic is noted on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By mkahl2
Help needed, Upgraded to Xenon and need canbus adapter

I upgraded using an aftermarket kit. The lights work it turned on before the engine starts and will then remain on. If engine is running and try to turn on the start for a second then shut off. I've...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By mkahl2
Xenon Kit Upgrade problem

I installed a kit plugging the positive and negative into the existing BMW connector formerly attached to the bulb for power to the ballast. It works fine when the engines off. If I turn on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By mkahl2
X3 Coax connector for Sharkfin Sirrius

I have 2 coax connectors in the trunk area of my 2005 X3, how do I tell which one is for the sattelite anntenea?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By mkahl2
Hella Xenon Premium bulbs. Not the easiest to...

Hella Xenon Premium bulbs. Not the easiest to find but much better than piaa. Look at the Hella New Zeland sight for more info
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-05-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By mkahl2
I own the Dice HD and analog is picked up more...

I own the Dice HD and analog is picked up more often than HD. I live 35 miles from NYC in NJ and it is hilly. Will test during a long drive next week.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,677
Posted By mkahl2
Unit location

For now the wires are just hanging in my car so it runs from the harness in the rear stretched and lieing on the center armrest. I may locat unit to back and try using the side window. I live 35miles...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,677
Posted By mkahl2
Any suggestions for better HD reception

My HD doesn't pick up as well as my FM. I have the anntennae mounted on my X3 as instructed but was wondering if replacing the small wire thread with something longer or more substantial would help?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,236
Posted By mkahl2
GO to your local motorcycle dealer and buy...

GO to your local motorcycle dealer and buy plastic cleaner. THe stuff used to clean fairings and faceshields it works great
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,677
Posted By mkahl2
Red face Just installed it and it couldn't have been...

Just installed it and it couldn't have been easier. It sounds fantastic, the reception is better than FM and so many stations, it seems each station in NYC has 2 to 3 HD stations. I'm canceling my XM...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,677
Posted By mkahl2
Just recieved my HD unit with Ipod integration

Just recieved it, pulled the indash Radio unit and swapped the connector the the cars sattelite unit in the back vs the changer in the center console, took all of 5 minutes and only 4 screws,...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-26-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By mkahl2
RadioShack has the groundloop isolator $18

The connection is inline from your audio device into the head unit. It's Fairly self explanatoryonce you see the isolator. You'll have to buy some adapter connectors also a radioshack.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-26-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By mkahl2
X3 subwoofer wiring help

I am thinking of adding a subwoofer and wondering where I would find the wiring to connect to?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-12-2006, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By mkahl2
Help needed adding CD changer to an 2005 X3

I've found the wiring harness in the drivers side in the rear of the car, and when I plug the cd changer in it displays the cd changer & looks for the disc. Then reverts back to the radio. Any...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-21-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By mkahl2
I ground loop isolator fixed this problem.

I fixed this myself. Went to Radioshack and spend $18 on a ground loop isolator which fixed all problems. I hope this helps someone else that experiences this problem also
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-20-2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By mkahl2
Aux input, doesn't work when ipod has powersupply, but works on battery

I had the aux input installed by my local BMW dealer in my 05 X3. When I plug my ipod into it it works fine. If I plug the iPOD into it and then have the ipod using a battery charger in the cig...
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