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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
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) Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
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, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Hatzenbach
Thanks, very helpful!

Thanks, very helpful!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
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, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
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, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
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, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
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, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
Posted By Hatzenbach
No it won't

No it won't
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
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, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
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, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
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, 09:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
Posted By Hatzenbach
No video out

No video out
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
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, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
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, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
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, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
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, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
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...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Hatzenbach
I had a similar issue and replaced the tire with...

I had a similar issue and replaced the tire with no problems
I had bought the tires (also continentals) at TireRack and the tire was exchanged under warranty (also sidewall issue)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Hatzenbach
X3 rear muffler for sale

Hi,

I never was able to find the classifieds section on this forum, so I am posting here. If I am posting in the wrong section, please let me know.

I am selling a brand new (never used, never...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,602
Posted By Hatzenbach
I guess my X3 has still maybe 50k miles in it,...

I guess my X3 has still maybe 50k miles in it, but my next will probably be either a Cayman S or a Macan
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
Posted By Hatzenbach
Thanks :-) Hmmm, I wouldn't be able to...

Thanks :-)

Hmmm,

I wouldn't be able to tell, as I am using a DICE kit for the iPOD and not AUX, but considering that DICE is probably using the AUX input, I guess it works ;-)

A bit more...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
Posted By Hatzenbach
I found a backup camera which replaces one of the...

I found a backup camera which replaces one of the license plate lights. So it looks very OEM. It was around $45 it feeds into a wireless transmitter which send the video signal to a wireless receiver...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,231
Posted By Hatzenbach
Just search in eBay for the term "BMW X3...

Just search in eBay for the term "BMW X3 navigation" and you'll find several sellers who offer them
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