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Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 05-24-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
You'll need to install a newer version of the BB...

You'll need to install a newer version of the BB OS. Since you have a 7105t, I'm assuming its with T-Mobile. Take a look at blackberryforums.com and search for "t-mobile 4.1" and you should find a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,584
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I get anywhere from 375-450 in my 530i. I...

I get anywhere from 375-450 in my 530i. I usually fill up just after the light comes on.

My best was 510 miles on a road trip last summer (Bakersfield to Phoenix).

Just filled up yesterday at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
Interesting... My car was in for service today --...

Interesting... My car was in for service today -- and this is one of the minor things I asked to get fixed (it broke in a position that is OK for me).

Unfortunately, the cable is on backorder,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I tried my XM antenna there for a month or so and...

I tried my XM antenna there for a month or so and had too many dropouts -- probably due to the window tinting. It had worked there fine in my previous E46.

I then moved it to the roof, just in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
The 3rd part of the system in Europe is Traffic...

The 3rd part of the system in Europe is Traffic Monitoring, and we also don't have it. If you like listening to a certain station, but have the traffic monitoring turned on, the radio will look for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
This is most likely your problem -- garage...

This is most likely your problem -- garage openers built in the last ~10 years have rolling codes, and you have to press a button on the machine yet so it can recognize the new remote... At our...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2005, 01:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,913
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I just had to have mine replaced ('03 530i)... ...

I just had to have mine replaced ('03 530i)... Was getting intermittant stalling issues just off idle after the car had warmed up. Eventually triggered the Check Engine Soon light. I also believe...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
Its disabled by default. You will need to go...

Its disabled by default. You will need to go into the settings menu to enable it. Instructions are on Dension's website, I think on the firmware update page (at least it was ~5 months ago when I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I just had my steering rack replaced last Friday....

I just had my steering rack replaced last Friday. Fortunately my '03 E39 is still under warranty...

I hadn't noticed any leaks, but the steering was starting to groan on hard right turns (90...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-12-2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
Its also on BBC World (30 minute version without...

Its also on BBC World (30 minute version without the interviews and reasonably priced sedan celebrity times).

And its on BBC Canada, albeit with a bit of a delay (similar to Discovery, but a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,513
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
To help answer your questions: 1) that...

To help answer your questions:

1) that picture is the head unit from an E39 or E53 (which are the BMW internal designations for the previous generation 5-series (E39) and the current X5 (E53). ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2005, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,818
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
If anyone's interested, I have a slightly used...

If anyone's interested, I have a slightly used (and in perfect condition) Euro-tray -- sand color... I no longer have my e46, but used it to hold my XM Roady and/or iPod.


I got a couple of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,486
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I agree completely... Tom was very helpful in...

I agree completely... Tom was very helpful in getting the DSP adapter installed.

Tom -
Could you influence them to at least include some instructions with the DSP adapter. For those of us...
Forum: European Delivery 10-27-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I used to live on the French/Swiss boarder... ...

I used to live on the French/Swiss boarder...

The Swiss vignettes are only needed for the A-roads. You'll be fine on local roads and small highways.

I know that Spain requires the safety vest,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-25-2005, 02:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,444
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
Not to confuse matters more, but Porsche AG just...

Not to confuse matters more, but Porsche AG just agreed to purchase 20% of VW AG :eeps:
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 10-25-2005, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
Here's another e39 install -- which I copied when...

Here's another e39 install -- which I copied when I put in my ICE Link. Works pretty well, except that you must unplug the iPod when parking (which isn't a problem since I usually just bring the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 10-25-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
When I had an e46, I used the Euro-tray for an XM...

When I had an e46, I used the Euro-tray for an XM Roady (our iPod also fit)...

For cupholders, I bought a couple of these: www.ultimatecupholders.com

They work great -- and I now use them in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,160
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
Don't know for certain... I've never hooked up a...

Don't know for certain... I've never hooked up a BMW changer (but I have used various adapters in my now-gone e46, our MINI and my e39). I always thought the CD changers had a coax connection ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,160
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
If you have DSP, the CD-changer input only gets...

If you have DSP, the CD-changer input only gets the audio signal from the coax-input line, not the standard plug.

I have a Dension ICE Link in my '03 e39 w/ DSP -- which also has the Sirius...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2005, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
That is a steal, especially with low miles.

That is a steal, especially with low miles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
That's a good point... there really isn't much of...

That's a good point... there really isn't much of a need to have the iPod visable.

Another thought I've had is to replace the arm rest with the one that has the cubby underneath it (the hard...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,516
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I don't have the part number... When I got the...

I don't have the part number... When I got the one from Dension and saw the Radio Shack logo, I was a bit annoyed. But you're really paying for the custom cables. And that was worth it for me.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I also have a Dension ICE Link Plus in my '03...

I also have a Dension ICE Link Plus in my '03 530i.

I ran the cable from the trunk to the center console. The cradle is mounted in the rather useless square cubby with the sliding door in front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
I bought a couple of these when I had my e46 and...

I bought a couple of these when I had my e46 and swapped out the stock cupholders for the sliding center console cubby. I now use them in my e39 -- work great and they are not in the way:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2005, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By ZBB 325Ci
$0.485 is the current IRS guideline for tax...

$0.485 is the current IRS guideline for tax deductablity purposes.

Many companies use that for reimbursing their employees, since that is the rate they can deduct from their taxes (if you are...
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