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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By sna77
It's ok--the e90 pic I posted is much bettrr and...

It's ok--the e90 pic I posted is much bettrr and gives a much better view
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By sna77
bummer... This is the reverse camera in my...

bummer... This is the reverse camera in my mother's 2011 e90. Fills up the entire screen. This is much more useful to me that the small picture on my e70. It's been a few years, but as I recall,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By sna77
Hi guys, I'm in the same boat. I have a 2011...

Hi guys, I'm in the same boat. I have a 2011 (01/2011) 3.5. My car is at the dealer now to upgrade the software to the latest version. Once that is done, I will have Bimmer Retrofit code the car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By sna77
If your vehicle is still under the original BMW...

If your vehicle is still under the original BMW warranty, you can add BMW's EVP warranty, which is similar to CPO. You can also add BMW maintenance. Obviously very legit. Call your local BMW dealer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By sna77
Can the reverse camer go full screen?

2011 with CIC Nav and OEM reverse camera. Is there a way to make the reverse camera go full screen? Been looking through the options and cant seem to figure it out... Seems kinda silly to only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By sna77
My mechanic says the best one is CNA.

My mechanic says the best one is CNA.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,451
Posted By sna77
The x3 works differently than the e46. This...

The x3 works differently than the e46. This speaker is on US X3s only and it's only function is to make that beep...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 07-21-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 62,402
Posted By sna77
Radio head units are not software upgradeable.

Radio head units are not software upgradeable.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 07-19-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 62,402
Posted By sna77
Yep... $250 with 1 year free service. Part...

Yep...

$250 with 1 year free service. Part # 65120439437

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=912513
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,451
Posted By sna77
no

no
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By sna77
well you do unscrew the bolts... I meant you...

well you do unscrew the bolts... I meant you don't need to remove the seat from the car... Just lean it all the way back once the bolts are out...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By sna77
You dont need to take the seat fully out. Just 4...

You dont need to take the seat fully out. Just 4 bolts hold it on, and lean it back. Make sure to disconnect the battery before doing it so you dont trigger an airbag warning light...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-04-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,019
Posted By sna77
Interesting... So the refurbed unit I ordered,...

Interesting... So the refurbed unit I ordered, comes in a box labeled 65120439437.

Inside is a unit labeled 65120440550.

It's an Alpine unit, and it displays more text on the screen (at least...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-01-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By sna77
long gone...

long gone...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By sna77
no one else has done this yet? This is a great...

no one else has done this yet? This is a great mod IMO
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-29-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,019
Posted By sna77
Cheap OEM Sirius units now available for the ibus BMWs

Anyone that's trying to add Sirius to their BMW knows the frustration of the costs of these units. A new unit is $500 because it's sold with 1 year of subscription included. Used units routinely go...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,582
Posted By sna77
As promised... Night pictures... The color...

As promised... Night pictures... The color matches very nicely.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=316554&d=1331728310
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,225
Posted By sna77
the link is actually correct, the site's redirect...

the link is actually correct, the site's redirect tool is down. Here's the correct link:

http://www.bigpatsfans.com/bmw.htm
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,582
Posted By sna77
Of course there are trade-offs with time, money...

Of course there are trade-offs with time, money and availability... I would have love to have paid BMW to get the car with a reverse camera too... But they wouldn't sell me one with it, and they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,582
Posted By sna77
So if you're good with wiring yourself, and or...

So if you're good with wiring yourself, and or just dont care about possibly wasting time with cheap parts, there are cheaper options out there to do the same thing. Personally, I'm fine with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,582
Posted By sna77
totally agreed.

totally agreed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,582
Posted By sna77
My e46 actually has both PDC and a reverse...

My e46 actually has both PDC and a reverse camera--I do like them both together for sure.

BTW, the US Federal government is requiring all new cars to be sold with reverse cameras in them by 2014:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,582
Posted By sna77
The camera was also ordered from Nav-TV although...

The camera was also ordered from Nav-TV although I can't find it on their website. The part # is NavTV NTV-KIT222, and a Google search brought it up here:
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,582
Posted By sna77
For starters, my car doesn't have PDC... So if...

For starters, my car doesn't have PDC... So if I'm going to retrofit something, I'd much rather use a camera.

For me though, this is a huge safety factor. We live on a busy city street, near an...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,225
Posted By sna77
I put mine in neutral and pulled straight up. ...

I put mine in neutral and pulled straight up. Takes a bit of effort for sure, so definitely don't drill yourself in the face.
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