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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,488
Posted By boinzo
Contact Dice and ask for a behind dash harness....

Contact Dice and ask for a behind dash harness. That way you can cable straight into the back of the head unit and put the dice in the glove box. That's how I did my 2009 Australian X3.
I would...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 61,955
Posted By boinzo
Hi all. Yeah as Fluid says - you can use a...

Hi all.
Yeah as Fluid says - you can use a dremel to remove the tab. I just used a small file. There is a small (< 1mm) tab that sticks up on the top of the ball socket mount in the tray. It...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 61,955
Posted By boinzo
bbmertz. I have traffic working fine on my Nuvi...

bbmertz.
I have traffic working fine on my Nuvi 1390t. I did it by just keeping the Garmin lighter adapter and cabling a cig lighter socket to the fuse box with a fuse-tap. Then plugging the Nuvi...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By boinzo
Hey Drexcia. I took delivery of my 09 X3 20D in...

Hey Drexcia. I took delivery of my 09 X3 20D in July. Just got back from a massive road trip Brisbane -> Canberra -> Melbourne -> Sydney -> Brisbane (5100kms) and no sign of any AT problems....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,318
Posted By boinzo
Hey enamoured! If my adapter did that I would...

Hey enamoured! If my adapter did that I would have kept it.
Mine would get to 99 then the next song would display track 0 (like you say) but it would be the first track in the playlist again. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,318
Posted By boinzo
Yeah - I wondered about shuffle too. It's hard...

Yeah - I wondered about shuffle too. It's hard for me to be sure (because it's hard to remember all of the songs in 4000 track playlist) but I think it would only randomly pick from the first 99...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,318
Posted By boinzo
Hi mcewen98. I had the OEM adapter removed...

Hi mcewen98.
I had the OEM adapter removed from my brand new X3 2 weeks ago. BMW actually gave me a partial refund. I have 4 and 5G iPods and both worked OK.

My problem was that the adapter...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 61,955
Posted By boinzo
Oh Man! Alright - fixed again, again. Managed...

Oh Man! Alright - fixed again, again.
Managed to power up the Nuvi yesterday. It is such a hassle finding a ground near the glove box! What did you use?
I ended up tapping into the radio's ground...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 61,955
Posted By boinzo
Thanks for pointing out the dud link SNA77 -...

Thanks for pointing out the dud link SNA77 - fixed it.
Also thanks for the excellent posts in this topic that really made the decision to get the portable nav parts easy to make.
I had no concerns...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 61,955
Posted By boinzo
I just installed this in my brand new 09 X3...

I just installed this in my brand new 09 X3 yesterday. I have a Garmin Nuvi 1390T (very latest model) and it went straight on to the mount. Well - there is a little tag of plastic on the top of the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,145
Posted By boinzo
Dice Silverline (R40 radio harness) install in X3 - A Step by Step

Hi All.

My Dice Silverline iPod interface arrived today and has been installed in all of 50 mins. It's not hard but I was a touch nervous before I started because I couldn't find any instructions...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,169
Posted By boinzo
Thanks Tom. I have sent you an email.

Thanks Tom.
I have sent you an email.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,169
Posted By boinzo
Thanks for the response Tom. Have you ever had a...

Thanks for the response Tom. Have you ever had a Dice just not work in an X3 like the Dension device did yesterday? The CDC just never came up on the head unit. I don't want to get it all the way...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,169
Posted By boinzo
I hope this isn't hijacking the thread... I...

I hope this isn't hijacking the thread...

I have a one month old X3. I had BMW install their factory iPod interface pre-delivery and it was just hopeless. It can only play the first 99 tracks in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,037
Posted By boinzo
Hey Wingrove. What brand of tyres are on your X3?...

Hey Wingrove. What brand of tyres are on your X3? My 1 month old Aussie X3 2.0d has Dunlop Sport 01 all round. As far as I can tell (from extensive googling) these are not run-flat tyres. They do...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,093
Posted By boinzo
I have been informed by my dealer that DRLs...

I have been informed by my dealer that DRLs cannot be programmed on on a 2009 X3 with bi-xenons (at least here in Australia). They spent 2 days consulting with BMW head office and have told me to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,284
Posted By boinzo
2009 X3 Xdrive 2.0d AT. Exclusive. Delivered a...

2009 X3 Xdrive 2.0d AT. Exclusive. Delivered a week ago.
561 km so far. No problems yet. :D
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,093
Posted By boinzo
Hey All. I took delivery of my brand new 2009 X3...

Hey All. I took delivery of my brand new 2009 X3 Xdrive 2.0d on Tuesday. Yep - that's right 4 days ago! Yay.... (ok ok - I'll do pix soon!). I love it.

The vehicle is Exclusive Pack - here in Oz -...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,681
Posted By boinzo
Dave. No offense but your statement seems to...

Dave. No offense but your statement seems to somewhat contradict your signature. ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,423
Posted By boinzo
Hey Ninja. Those wheels look great! I thought...

Hey Ninja. Those wheels look great!
I thought snow chains were optional on 4WD or AWD vehicles in the Oz snow fields? At least on the Alpine Way. They are recommended only I think (but I could be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,206
Posted By boinzo
I know I shouldn't be complaining. My delivery...

I know I shouldn't be complaining. My delivery time is really very short at only 1 month.
I too nearly put the pro nav in the car but really struggled at the price. If it had decent iPod control...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,206
Posted By boinzo
The exclusive package sure is great value. It...

The exclusive package sure is great value. It added about 2800 (AUD) to my car. The memory seats alone are 1800, xenons about the same, metallic 2000, and the wheels 2100. I think they brought it in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,206
Posted By boinzo
Hi all. First post! I think I can answer the...

Hi all. First post!
I think I can answer the Exclusive Pack question - since my new X3 20D Exclusive is due for delivery in 2 weeks (can't wait!).
Exclusive includes (at least here in Oz):

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