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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-04-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By MetaX
I assume you don't have DHP on your X3? If so...

I assume you don't have DHP on your X3? If so then definitely don't touch it because you have computer-controlled dampers on all 4 corners. If unsure, check to see if have an extra appendage coming...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By MetaX
When I picked up my car (with Technology pkg)...

When I picked up my car (with Technology pkg) they handed me some sort of document certifying the vehicle as having on-board tracking which is equivalent to Lo-Jack.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-03-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By MetaX
You should be able to find it on web sites that...

You should be able to find it on web sites that sell BMW parts if you just need a part number, RealOEM is always a good source:...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By MetaX
It sounds like MB's nav is very much like Audi's...

It sounds like MB's nav is very much like Audi's latest MMI nav. I always choke back a sob of envy whenever I drive my girlfriend's '12 A6 because MMI is superior in so many ways (SiriusXM traffic...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By MetaX
Hmm...I've been using Glympse the BMW integration...

Hmm...I've been using Glympse the BMW integration since they updated the app but I have never seen an actual Glympse map on my screen. You have access to all the important features of the Glympse...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,016
Posted By MetaX
My question is, did this happen after backing the...

My question is, did this happen after backing the car out or pressing the parking sensor/camera button next to the shifter (I don't remember what they call it)? The proximity sensors are only active...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By MetaX
I recall that some folks were successful hooking...

I recall that some folks were successful hooking up small portable USB-powered drives to the center console USB port. I was able to connect up my 64 gig USB stick (Patriot Xporter Rage) but found...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By MetaX
Yes that was indeed an interesting read! A bit...

Yes that was indeed an interesting read! A bit off-topic but I was quite surprised (and pleased) to read that the electronic parking brake system actually detects if the car starts to roll with the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,558
Posted By MetaX
Ah...then I am at a loss. My second-best guess...

Ah...then I am at a loss. My second-best guess would be that it is for the turbo charger vacuum control?:

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=WX73&mospid=52682&btnr=11_4472&hg=11&fg=45
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,558
Posted By MetaX
I'm guessing that the vacuum line you encountered...

I'm guessing that the vacuum line you encountered on the driver's side harness was the line for opening/closing the flap on one of the exhaust pipes...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-08-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By MetaX
The Weathertech cargo liner by default covers...

The Weathertech cargo liner by default covers both cargo area cavities so that should work for you. They make it pretty easy to cut out those areas later if you later want to open those bins up.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-04-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,306
Posted By MetaX
RO-CK you are indeed a brave soul! Hope that...

RO-CK you are indeed a brave soul! Hope that your installation works out with what you have on-hand, but looking at the part numbers on Realoem, are you sure you got the right equipment mount? If...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By MetaX
Yeah I don't think it is adjustable...but it IS...

Yeah I don't think it is adjustable...but it IS removable. I remember that while applying some leather protectant on the headrest I accidentally pulled the headrest completely out of the mount. The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-26-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By MetaX
Whats odd is that judging by the angle of the...

Whats odd is that judging by the angle of the front tires, the wheel is pretty straightened out. Do the turning fogs go on with such minute steering wheel angles?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-01-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,767
Posted By MetaX
While I've never really relied on the blind spot...

While I've never really relied on the blind spot detection that's equipped on my girlfriend's car ('12 A6), it would have been a feature I'd spring for on the X3. In a sedan, cars are very easy to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-10-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By MetaX
I think you can do it from home by logging into...

I think you can do it from home by logging into your account and then go to the car to turn on the radio so it can accept the signal. There is usually a bit of a delay after you make the request...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,779
Posted By MetaX
I think I read somewhere that you can reset the...

I think I read somewhere that you can reset the moonroof yourself by following a specific sequence of button presses...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-08-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By MetaX
Actually, you can also send yourself the...

Actually, you can also send yourself the activation signal by logging into your Sirius account online (I believe that you can also do this via the automated phone system). I have never tried this...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,425
Posted By MetaX
The Gizmodo article says to exit field test mode...

The Gizmodo article says to exit field test mode just click the Home button (bottom of post)...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,425
Posted By MetaX
Would one of those apps be MOG? ...

Would one of those apps be MOG?
http://www.bmwusanews.com/newsrelease.do;jsessionid=9FD42187B5DE03B6813D1E211D141029?&id=907&mid=

While I wouldn't pay $10/month for this service, its good to know...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,737
Posted By MetaX
I saw pictures of various cargo nets installed in...

I saw pictures of various cargo nets installed in the BMW accessories catalog a little while ago...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-18-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By MetaX
This is the first time I've heard of this product...

This is the first time I've heard of this product from Garmin but based on what I've read and seen, it looks like it is more geared towards aftermarket head units that have screens for watching DVDs...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-12-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By MetaX
iOS 5? Smooth sailing or has some/all features been torpedoed?

So I was feeling good about skipping the latest iPhone model refresh buoyed by my rationalization that it would probably break a lot of the BMW -> iPhone integration features. Then the second iOS 5...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,330
Posted By MetaX
So I already pulled the trigger on my order, but...

So I already pulled the trigger on my order, but it has not yet started production so hoping that my SA can arrange to have mine switched to the 2012 MY. Hopefully this will not equate to an overly...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By MetaX
I've heard good things about Premier Mobile Group...

I've heard good things about Premier Mobile Group in Fremont (saw it on some other postings) and it sounds like they know their stuff based on what I see on their site. I think their focus is on...
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