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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,002
Posted By RickR
Dealer would not install V26

Well, went to the dealer yesterday (where I purchased my car) for scheduled service (1200 mile) and asked that they upgrade the Nav SW to Ver 26. Showed him a copy of the SIB that referenced it. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,002
Posted By RickR
Thank you Terry and jvr826. Gotta love finding...

Thank you Terry and jvr826. Gotta love finding out all this stuff!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2005, 05:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,002
Posted By RickR
Terry: From the top of my SETTINGS screen I...

Terry: From the top of my SETTINGS screen I show: SW4-1/40.

What does this tell you? Thanks in advance.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,002
Posted By RickR
Software version as displayed in Service Mode?

For those of you who have upgraded to the newest version, I am curious what software version you see when you place your NAV into Service Mode? (Select SETTINGS screen and hold MENU for 15 seconds)....
Forum: The Detail Department 09-20-2005, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By RickR
Harlys. Had a can left from my 1983 633csi.

Harlys. Had a can left from my 1983 633csi.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-17-2005, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By RickR
Question Floor jack recommendation?

Anyone have a particular floor jack that they recommend for use on a BMW M3? The one that I was going to use has died on me (it was just a cheapie that I had around), so I'm looking for a better one...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-12-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,123
Posted By RickR
Thanks guys!

Thanks Cowboy and Patton.... I knew someone on the forum would know the answer. I assume the dealer floor jack or the dogs on their lifts are designed to fit into those rubber boxes..... and I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-11-2005, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,123
Posted By RickR
Floor jack placement on M3 and more

I thought I would do the OCD routine on my rims and do a thorough cleaning and waxing with Klasse. I took a quick look under the rear of the car and did not see any obvious lift points for a floor...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-09-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By RickR
Correction

My previous post was not fully accurate.

The SHIPFREE code appears to work, but you need a minimum purchase of $75.

The SAVEBIG code, for a 15% discount does not work anymore, saying that...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-09-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By RickR
Boy, timing is everything! :mad: I just...

Boy, timing is everything! :mad:

I just tried to order some P21S and none of the non-Sonus coupon codes are valid anymore.

Did they expire at the end of August? Anybody have any new...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-17-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By RickR
Technic: thank you!

Technic: thank you!
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-17-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By RickR
NAV diagnosis screens

I have searched for the post that I saw awhile back which contained the details on how to access the diagnostic/informational screens (satellite tracking, version, etc) on a NAV unit.... all to no...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-09-2005, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By RickR
Thanks for the info.... I will take a look this...

Thanks for the info.... I will take a look this weekend and see what the car is fitted with. At least I now know where to look.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-05-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By RickR
Integrated cellular antenna present?

Does anyone know if a 2005 M3 convertible has a prewired cellular antenna? The vehicle has BMW assist, so I assume that it uses a cellular antenna to establish connection. If there is an external...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2005, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,563
Posted By RickR
There is an auxilliary power adapter that plugs...

There is an auxilliary power adapter that plugs into the flashlight socket in the glove box and has a cigarette lighter type female connector on the end. I saw it on the Pacific BMW parts website...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-11-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By RickR
Feedback on CRSpotless filter

I purchased this product for washing two black SUVs. Our local water has fairly high mineral content and spots like crazy. I use the filter system for final rinse off (the filters have a finite...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-08-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By RickR
Question Battery going dead @ 2 months?

I have a 2005 M3 that I took delivery of on May 20th. Production date was October 2004 and looks like the dealer took delivery around the end of December 2004.

Sorry to say I have not had a...
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