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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-07-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,368
Posted By hjno72
F25 Coding Spread Sheet... need help

I need only three functions:

1. Remember last stop start state - dealers in South Africa does not offer this (I begged)
2. Fold mirror from single click of fob. Currently you have to hold the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,835
Posted By hjno72
Eco-Pro

I have a X3 2.0 Diesel (F25 2012 South Africa at 1.6km above sea level) and this is my observation through experience over the last 9 months of owning it.

EcoPro mode is like pulling a house and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-01-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By hjno72
Yeah, the reach is a bit of an issue. The...

Yeah, the reach is a bit of an issue.

The things I am thinking of mounting is camera or GPS nav.

But I am looking at a universal option as follows:
- A mounting plate that can take any...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,525
Posted By hjno72
Unfortunately I can't help, all I know is that it...

Unfortunately I can't help, all I know is that it intermittently recognizes NTFS formatted drives. Fat32 formatted drives are always recognized.

I now use a 32gb Fat32 formatted drive and its...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By hjno72
X3 F25 Dash Modification

Have any of you wondered what the purpose of the speaker looking like thing on the center of the dashboard. Well I don't know its purpose other than that it is referred to as the center speaker...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-16-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,502
Posted By hjno72
I have driven my X3 now for 2500km. I mainly...

I have driven my X3 now for 2500km. I mainly drive in heavy traffic for 15km a day and this is my observation.

Stops start consumes more fuel; as every stop is less than 4 seconds, the figure...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-28-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,525
Posted By hjno72
USB Tips for X3 F25 using a Mac

This may work for other Beemer models but I cannot gaurentee that. For instance I found that my sister's 2012 1 Series can playback music on a NTFS usb drive whereas my 2012 X3 F25 could only do...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,794
Posted By hjno72
Not sure. How do you check

Not sure. How do you check
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,794
Posted By hjno72
Solve my problem. Got an X3.

Solve my problem. Got an X3.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-27-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,041
Posted By hjno72
I can confirm, if you do NOT take the prof nav...

I can confirm, if you do NOT take the prof nav then you don't get black panel display. Here is a pic from my 5 day old x3 that had no nav but has brake regen.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-25-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By hjno72
Som promised pix

Som promised pix
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-25-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By hjno72
Thanks guys. I shall post some more snaps...

Thanks guys. I shall post some more snaps tomorrow.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By hjno72
338563

338563
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By hjno72
So I got my car. Pix to follow.

So I got my car. Pix to follow.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-15-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By hjno72
Nice!!!

Nice!!!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By hjno72
Still waiting. Now the tracking system is not...

Still waiting. Now the tracking system is not updating.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,794
Posted By hjno72
Yes I also have a 2007. My previous X5 E53, had a...

Yes I also have a 2007. My previous X5 E53, had a similar problem however the computer showed a warning. BMW South Africa fixed at their cost as its considered part of the motorplan.

My car has...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,794
Posted By hjno72
All of those. It's bouncy and noisy. It makes...

All of those. It's bouncy and noisy. It makes noise similar to hitting a pothole when going over speed bumps.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,794
Posted By hjno72
E70 X5 suspension problem

The X is on 92,000 kms and all of a sudden I a getting a lot of feedback from bumps in the road. Unnervingly so I must add. Is there a way to confirm the health of shocks/suspension?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-09-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By hjno72
Murphy's law: my delivery has been delayed due to...

Murphy's law: my delivery has been delayed due to the first snow fall in 30 years in South Africa, affecting transport from the coast to the inland areas.

How much longer will this pain endure.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By hjno72
2 months on the dot from order date, and my X3 is...

2 months on the dot from order date, and my X3 is getting off the ship at Durban harbour. Info I have from an authorative source are indicating that I should have the car within the next two weeks. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,041
Posted By hjno72
I thought Black Panel Display was necessary for...

I thought Black Panel Display was necessary for the the display of the regenerative braking info if you have the latter as in option. In South Africa regenerative braking is standard.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,041
Posted By hjno72
Black panel display is the extended LCD in the...

Black panel display is the extended LCD in the instrument cluster. See writeup below.

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/technology/technology_guide/articles/black_panel_technology.html
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-27-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,041
Posted By hjno72
It takes 3 months for a X3 to get to South...

It takes 3 months for a X3 to get to South Africa. I will live with the pain
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-27-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,041
Posted By hjno72
Black Panel Display on X3 F25

To my surprise I discovered that Black Panel Display only comes with the Nav option. I feel cheated, as I am taking delivery of my non Nav fitted X3 in August. The BPD would have been nice.
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