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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Hatzenbach
cornering lights no longer work

I have the HID cornering headlights
When you switch the light switch to "A" the green LED is lit and the lights turn slightly into the corner.
recently the led is now blinking and the lights stay...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Hatzenbach
I had mine installed at Les Schwab. They first...

I had mine installed at Les Schwab. They first insisted that I need to buy them from them, but then they didn't have them in stock so they were ok with I providing them myself.my front struts were...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By Hatzenbach
Hey UncleJ, I was eyeing a black 2009...

Hey UncleJ,

I was eyeing a black 2009 Cayenne with beige interior on craigslist but decided I wait to pull the trigger until the X3 needs to go (at the moment It's still doing fine with 101k...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,943
Posted By Hatzenbach
for what it's worth, here is my post about...

for what it's worth, here is my post about installing a Dynavin clone:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=757960
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By Hatzenbach
They are generally great tires, but they have...

They are generally great tires, but they have super soft sidewalls.
I had to replace not one but two tires (inpendently), for simply hitting a curb too hard while parking. In both cases the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Hatzenbach
replying to my own post: that did INDEED fix my...

replying to my own post: that did INDEED fix my problem
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Hatzenbach
For whatever it's worth: I just checked and in my...

For whatever it's worth: I just checked and in my 2006 model I have the newer microphone.
However it was good that I checked because I noticed that in my car the Mike had gotten loose and was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Hatzenbach
I have the same problem and haven't found a...

I have the same problem and haven't found a solution for it
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By Hatzenbach
Thanks, very helpful!

Thanks, very helpful!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By Hatzenbach
Thanks will do the coolant flush I always do...

Thanks will do the coolant flush

I always do the brakes myself and yes I flush the fluid completely every time I do the brakes (pads and rotors)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By Hatzenbach
Really? Why? Anything else I should have done?

Really? Why?
Anything else I should have done?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By Hatzenbach
Just joined the 100,000 miles club :-)

I now officially have never had a car with more miles than my 2006 X3

* Bought used in 2009 with 30k miles.
* new pads & rotors at 43k and 89k miles
* I did an oil change every 5k miles
* new...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Hatzenbach
I actually described a fix for that in this post...

I actually described a fix for that in this post (go one page back and look for post #23)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Hatzenbach
A couple of weeks ago someone else posted a super...

A couple of weeks ago someone else posted a super detailed post called "backup camera installed" just search for it, should answer all your questions
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Hatzenbach
No it won't

No it won't
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Hatzenbach
Letís first have a look at the pins in the...

Letís first have a look at the pins in the connector in the BMW radio:

I wish I could insert pictures into a reply, but I can't so please search the web for the pinout of the BMW business radio
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Hatzenbach
I don't think there's any screen which works in...

I don't think there's any screen which works in direct sunlight
It's bright enough during driving at a sunny day, but when I am wearing shades it gets borderline dark
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Hatzenbach
All audio comes through the built in tiny...

All audio comes through the built in tiny speakers.
I don't think it does Bluetooth streaming
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,922
Posted By Hatzenbach
No video out

No video out
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Hatzenbach
last time on my soapbox - i promise: I race...

last time on my soapbox - i promise:

I race my "other" car (see signature) regularly
And in order to be able to deal with braking from 120+ mph down to 40 mph in Laguna Seca...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Hatzenbach
The problem is that you can no longer visually...

The problem is that you can no longer visually inspect them, so as a precautionary measure...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Hatzenbach
If it improves the pedal feel, then there's...

If it improves the pedal feel, then there's something wrong with your existing lines.
Also be advise that you should replace braided lines every 5 years or so as you can no longer visually inspect...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By Hatzenbach
Bump, make me an offer I want this out of my...

Bump, make me an offer
I want this out of my garage
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Hatzenbach
Good luck with finding ATE Blue after it has been...

Good luck with finding ATE Blue after it has been banned by the DOT
The other problem with using ATE Blue/Gold is that you need to do a complete flush every year
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By Hatzenbach
Search is your friend ;-) Here's my summary...

Search is your friend ;-)

Here's my summary on how I did exactly that for fractions of the price of an OEM retrofit
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=757960

And here is the DIY...
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