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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-13-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,501
Posted By larrylotus
iOS7 and connected drive

2013 X3 (F25) & iPhone 5S running iOS7 : could not get text messaging to show up on screen. I deleted the BMW from the iPhone's bluetooth menu and turned off the phone (important !). Also deleted...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-15-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,677
Posted By larrylotus
iPhone 5 Snap-In Adapter and Connectivity Update.

Info received today...applicable for Canada, possibly North America.

April 15, 2013

Aftersales ConnectedDrive

Due to the technical differences between the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 5,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-08-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,073
Posted By larrylotus
Good comment, I also have noticed the same timing...

Good comment, I also have noticed the same timing change on the turn signals. The green dashboard indicators are also out of sync with the exterior leds...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-04-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,073
Posted By larrylotus
Ok, here are two videos, one in daytime (four way...

Ok, here are two videos, one in daytime (four way flashers) , the other at night (left turn). This last one is not perfect, the angel eyes appear very bright. Anyway, it gives a good idea.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-05-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,073
Posted By larrylotus
For the red ones, I bought 4 of these (brake +...

For the red ones, I bought 4 of these (brake + rear turn signals) :
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-21-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,073
Posted By larrylotus
Update : installed amber 60 SMD led's front and...

Update : installed amber 60 SMD led's front and rear turn signal. And red ones for the brake lights. I find that the rear amber turn signal led's behind the red lens are not bright enough. I will...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By larrylotus
I have re-coded both the cabin button and keyFOB...

I have re-coded both the cabin button and keyFOB "close" options. And I use it regularly. Haven't harmed anyone yet ;-)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-16-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,073
Posted By larrylotus
Same comment here...could not find the 48 smd's

Same comment here...could not find the 48 smd's
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-11-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,632
Posted By larrylotus
Don't like the heated steering switch position :...

Don't like the heated steering switch position : out of sight (lower left under the steering column).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-31-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By larrylotus
Intermittent blinker clicker

2013 F25 28i : The lights are all flashing fine (turn or hazard) but the "clicker" is sometimes muted !?

Is the sound coming from an electromechanical relay or from a speaker ? Would anyone know...
Forum: General BMW 12-26-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,001
Posted By larrylotus
New software update with BMW ConnectedDrive (UPD01006)

Can be found here after validating compatibility with VIN:

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/navigation/bluetooth/bluetooth_software_update_vin.jsp

Software update information :
...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-17-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,546
Posted By larrylotus
Hi, same here. I also am trying to reduce the...

Hi, same here. I also am trying to reduce the notorious german car speedometer overestimation error. On my 2013 F25 X3, it's about +3-4%. I am sure that it must be a simple and hidden coding...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-08-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,980
Posted By larrylotus
I have an iPhone 5 : now I get my e-mail and text...

I have an iPhone 5 : now I get my e-mail and text messages onscreen via bluetooth... I had intermittent and flaky problems until this update.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-08-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,046
Posted By larrylotus
+1

+1
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-08-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,517
Posted By larrylotus
+1 :dunno:

+1 :dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-07-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,232
Posted By larrylotus
A new Update for communication and entertainment...

A new Update for communication and entertainment appeared in the past few days here : http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/navigation/bluetooth/bluetooth_software_update_vin.jsp

You have to check...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-30-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 57,771
Posted By larrylotus
Got my new 2013 X3 3 days ago : Followed...

Got my new 2013 X3 3 days ago : Followed instructions and it worked right away. Great tutorial, tks !

So far, I've successfully coded :

- Remote keyfob / comfort access windows/roof/mirrors...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-29-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,269
Posted By larrylotus
Ok, it's home NOW ! Took delivery Thursday...

Ok, it's home NOW !

Took delivery Thursday night (9/27) precisely 7 weeks after ordering. I absolutely love it. It's a huge improvement on my 2006 X3 appearance and gadget-wise.

Years of fun...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By larrylotus
Hi. I live in Canada also, so here goes : ordered...

Hi. I live in Canada also, so here goes : ordered my 2013 X3 on August 9th. Sept 5th : status was "planned for production", actual production start: week 37 (Sept 10), Sept 14th :"Released to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,581
Posted By larrylotus
I have a used Dice Electronic interface that I...

I have a used Dice Electronic interface that I could sell you cheap if you want it. It was installed in my 2006 X3 without Nav option. It hooks up to the CD changer cabling (did not have the optional...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-16-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,677
Posted By larrylotus
Expecting my new X3 around sept 25th and had...

Expecting my new X3 around sept 25th and had ordered it with the 4S cradle...I also pre-ordered an iPhone 5 yesterday. So I think I'll ask my sales person to keep the 4S cradle and wait for the new...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,269
Posted By larrylotus
Thanks for the words of wisdom, you're right, I...

Thanks for the words of wisdom, you're right, I shouldn't check daily :-)

But I hate having little info. No news is sometimes worst than bad news.

Also - surprizingly - got an email last night...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,269
Posted By larrylotus
(Update) I now have my VIN and stock...

(Update)

I now have my VIN and stock number... Does the VIN mean that the vehicle has been produced ? I know I should ask my sales rep. but he's a little unresponsive.

Is there a shipping or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-01-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,269
Posted By larrylotus
I am in Canada and ordered a 2013 X3 28i on...

I am in Canada and ordered a 2013 X3 28i on August 7th (3 weeks ago)

I have contacted my sales rep to get a serial number and / or an estimated delivery date. He says that nothing shows up in the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-01-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By larrylotus
http://www.carid.com/2013-bmw-x3-wood-grain-dash-k...

http://www.carid.com/2013-bmw-x3-wood-grain-dash-kits/item-961979.html

Not remotely affiliated with these guys and haven't dealt with them...but you can look into it.

And possibly here to find...
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