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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Rob V
Perhaps but I can't say I totally buy that...

Perhaps but I can't say I totally buy that answer. From most angles they don't even look like they're on at all. I mean, just look at the pic I posted. All you see are small spots of light at the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Rob V
Right, some of the newer models have led versions...

Right, some of the newer models have led versions and they are crazy bright. I get that. But my 08' X3 had halos twice as bright as my 11' 328. I just called and spoke with the parts dept at the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Rob V
So they really are different halos (as my SA...

So they really are different halos (as my SA calls them)? He told me he didn't think they were different with xenons vs non xenons. What makes them different? They just encircle the lights, don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Rob V
Hmm...How do you mean? Are the halos brighter if...

Hmm...How do you mean? Are the halos brighter if the car has Xenons? Aren't those independent from each other?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Rob V
Here's another random pic just for the fun of it....

Here's another random pic just for the fun of it. :D As a photographer I like to challenge myself with getting good pics with my iPhone.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Rob V
Questions about Halos

I'm really beginning to think that the halos on my 11' 328i Xdrive have a problem with them being too dim. I'm coming off a lease of an 08' X3, which over lapped for a couple weeks, and when they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,099
Posted By Rob V
My bad...wrong forum. How do I move it to the...

My bad...wrong forum. How do I move it to the proper one???
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,099
Posted By Rob V
New to the 3. Pics and questions.

Hello All,

I'm coming off the end of my second lease of an X3 and decided to get get something a little more economical this time so I picked up 328i X Drive. So far I love it! Its nice to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-05-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,950
Posted By Rob V
Where are the rest of the pics? I like what I've...

Where are the rest of the pics? I like what I've seen of the X1 as well and after my current X3 lease is up I'm hoping the X1 will be available.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Rob V
I went ahead and paid for the 5v charging option...

I went ahead and paid for the 5v charging option myself so that's a bummer. I thought I had the Silverline already but maybe not. It was my plan to ask for that anyway but I was hoping to find a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Rob V
Dice Module - Popping Sounds

Hello All,

I have an iPod Dice module in my 2008 X3 and whilt it works great I always get loud popping sounds when I turn the head unit mode to the changer. It can range anywhere from 2 - 7 very...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 24,217
Posted By Rob V
I posted this one here once already but I'll...

I posted this one here once already but I'll share again. Obviously its what I used for my sig. =)

http://www.pbase.com/rob_v/image/98504917/large.jpg
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By Rob V
I can't answer the dip switch questions but I...

I can't answer the dip switch questions but I spoke to DICE about using my 3G in the X3 and they said that it isn't fully supported yet. The DICE module does not charge the iPhone 3G and they are...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By Rob V
That's interesting about the knob. I can see how...

That's interesting about the knob. I can see how that sort of makes sense to compensate with the warmer air but this is right after turning on the car on a 97degree day. The car really hasn't had a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By Rob V
My temp control knob on the dash is set to Cold...

My temp control knob on the dash is set to Cold (3 blue squares) so that's not it. My next step is to schedule a service trip because I have other things that need to be adressed. When I use the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By Rob V
Hot Air from the AC

I don't know if this is a common thing or if its by design but it always seems that when the AC is on in my X3 the footwell vents always kick out hot air while the dash vents kick out the expected...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Rob V
Awesome! :thumbup: Your new X looks amazing.

Awesome! :thumbup: Your new X looks amazing.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Rob V
You decided on the white sport huh? Cool!...

You decided on the white sport huh? Cool! :thumbup: I'm glad to hear you were taken care of in a proper fashion.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By Rob V
Sweet! Thank you sir!

Sweet! Thank you sir!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By Rob V
My Thoughts on upgrade from 05 to 08 X3

My 2008 X3 is still failry new but I have 700+ miles on it already and I have some thoughts on my decision to upgrade from a 2005 X3 to a 2008 X3. My 05 was truly the best vehicle I had ever owned...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,185
Posted By Rob V
My 3 week old 2008 X3 came with the silver...

My 3 week old 2008 X3 came with the silver cylindrical shape flashligh. It fits in the same place where the old reclangular-shaped rechargable flishlight used to go, only I don't believe it's...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,693
Posted By Rob V
Well I'm a "wide open" shooter, which means...

Well I'm a "wide open" shooter, which means shooting at the len's widest open setting. When I'm using the 50 1.8 I'm almost always shooting at 1.8. That takes some practice though since it gives...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 06-18-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By Rob V
That looks like it belongs outside a supermarket....

That looks like it belongs outside a supermarket. Where's the coin slot so the kiddies can sway back and forth in it?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,693
Posted By Rob V
Hey Ninja, thanks for the compliments. :thumbup:...

Hey Ninja, thanks for the compliments. :thumbup: The X3 is so sexy that it's hard to take a bad picture of it as your photos show. Looks like you got a nice camera to start with so let me give a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,083
Posted By Rob V
Thanks Tom. I will try and find some time to...

Thanks Tom. I will try and find some time to call you today.
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