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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
Hello there RealOEM (as the name says) will...

Hello there

RealOEM (as the name says) will point you to the original BMW part. they don't sell.
the site gives you the precise part you need, from the BMW catalogue, and they are not cheap!
but...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
Hello, hard to reply from scratch, there...

Hello,

hard to reply from scratch, there are multiple possible options.
first, need to understand the archit. of the car to understand what you want to do:
for instance: reverse camera
or you...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
man, I am in Europe too, so try Google and...

man, I am in Europe too,
so try Google and Ebay
you have all key words in my reply

thx
Dark
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
Hello you will need the retrofit kit that...

Hello

you will need the retrofit kit that contains
- 1 cable retrofit to install from the trunk to the dash board and fuse box
- 1 color screen
- 1 CID to replace the Business Radio/GPS in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By darkrider
one single advise not given here: > stay away...

one single advise not given here:
> stay away from the E83 2.0d - too much pb on this model and motor and transmission

for the E83 3.0 till 2005, the gear box is a GM one (5 speeds - reliable...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By darkrider
Hello AviSF, I have myself a 3.0 x3 2005...

Hello AviSF,

I have myself a 3.0 x3 2005 (da for Europe:))
1st: I hope you will enjoy the ride as much as we do!
2nd: yes, I would go for extra Warranty :thumbup:
The car is great, but ......
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,985
Posted By darkrider
Hello, What motor do you have? for 3.0d...

Hello,

What motor do you have?
for 3.0d - 100ha 900AMp is the good one.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By darkrider
... with the right tools, computer with...

... with the right tools, computer with REALOEM.com pages open, and at least couple of hours of work! :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By darkrider
you will need to reset the calculator for the...

you will need to reset the calculator for the tires pressure check
a bit like when you change your tires, you need to reset the comp. that is the same idea and process... :)

that should resolve...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,371
Posted By darkrider
Thank you all for your feedback. I was...

Thank you all for your feedback.

I was already adding additive:
few days back, car with "reserve" light on, I went to buy additive i put in the fuel tank, then 1/2 of the fuel tank of Shell...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By darkrider
man you are not 20 and you car is a X3 ? be...

man you are not 20 and you car is a X3 ?
be nice with your parents, they are very good to you


cheers,
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,371
Posted By darkrider
Hello from Prague! X3 2005 - 3.0d -20...

Hello from Prague!
X3 2005 - 3.0d

-20 degree Celsius (that is not much in degree Fahrenheit)
and the car will not start ... starter runs and empties the battery, it smells like Diesel not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By darkrider
AC/ clim compresor ?

AC/ clim compresor ?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By darkrider
do you have a Panoramic Roof ? if yes, then it...

do you have a Panoramic Roof ?
if yes, then it might just be the roof...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By darkrider
2007-2008 unit (and after) >>> looks like the...

2007-2008 unit (and after) >>> looks like the right ones for mp3 and idtags

were you able to play mp3 cds in this unit? are you able to see the name of the songs when playing the radio?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By darkrider
good point too, I bought my retrofit used...

good point too,

I bought my retrofit used as well,
you can find a Radio (take the new one with the metal knobs - it is compatible with MP3 + tad Id3) on ebay

:)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By darkrider
seems indeed you have a bad contact in the...

seems indeed you have a bad contact in the connection of the buttons.
you can give a try and open it, it is quite easy to remove from the dash board

you will find a video on youtube that shows...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By darkrider
Hello, I don't know for USA but in Europe,...

Hello,

I don't know for USA but in Europe, you shall write a letter to BMW to explain your case:
A car that is sold flooding the battery is not a Car is in proper shape to be sold. You have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 101
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Views: 41,747
Posted By darkrider
AV Adapter for E38, E39, E46, X5, X3, Z4

Hello Guys,

my small contribution:
I bought a AV adapter for my X3 (I believed it was enough to plugg a back Camera - but no) - this shall be plugged on the TV module you may have already in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
the model for X3 is to be mounted on all versions...

the model for X3 is to be mounted on all versions from 2004 til 2010
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
Thumbs up Man, Well done! respect :) Gents, our...

Man,
Well done! respect :)

Gents,
our friend found a cheap solution for switching from Standard OEM Radio to GPS touch for X3. reseller contact above, best price.

Who wants to try? and keep...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
that sounds like interresting news incoming!

that sounds like interresting news incoming!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
maybe because you will need to buy 1000 units to...

maybe because you will need to buy 1000 units to get a price you are referring to
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
the Dynavin costs actually more than my own...

the Dynavin costs actually more than my own install (including the price of the NavCoder and the cable) but, as i said, I already had the GPS business in the car
for someone switching from the OEM...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,284
Posted By darkrider
correct. the word "Profesional" mean the...

correct.

the word "Profesional" mean the GPS has the screen separated from the CID - 7inch screen where you have the map shown

so for me I needed only 2 BMW parts, the OEM screen and the...
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