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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,139
Posted By shamernj
It's all that slowing down and speeding up that...

It's all that slowing down and speeding up that kills fuel economy. If you want a driving style that maximizes efficiency I suggest not slowing down for corners. It makes driving fun - and saves you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-29-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,804
Posted By shamernj
Larry, I believe the configurator has a...

Larry,

I believe the configurator has a sports suspension option. It is separate to the sports appearance package.

Stuart
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,244
Posted By shamernj
I also have an 06 X3 and a BB Tour. I recently...

I also have an 06 X3 and a BB Tour. I recently switched from the old BB Pearl, which was rock solid. The Tour is a little flaky. It took several attempts to get it to pair but it did eventually. It...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,751
Posted By shamernj
Let us know how the investigation goes into the...

Let us know how the investigation goes into the use of 5 1/4 speakers. The limiting factor may be depth, unless you can build out into the vehicle.

I wasn't suggesting using the stock "subs" for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,751
Posted By shamernj
The DIY sticky at the top has links to Evlengr's...

The DIY sticky at the top has links to Evlengr's recommendations. Personally I like the idea of implementing a crossover to include the under-the-seat drivers in a 3 way configuration. Doing this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By shamernj
You can update the software on the Nav. When I...

You can update the software on the Nav. When I bought my 2006 X3 I went from using a Garmin in my previous vehicle that had a really good perspective view of the road. I heard the latest BMW software...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 854
Posted By shamernj
2011 X3 email from BMW

Just got this from BMW:

Get ready for the arrival of the all-new BMW X3. It boasts a spacious cabin crafted with exceptional materials and an even more powerful rideŚwith your choice of either the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,591
Posted By shamernj
I'll be in the market for a new car in about...

I'll be in the market for a new car in about 18-24 months. I really wish they had introduced the X1 to NA sooner as a used X1 would have been good. Maybe I'll think of a new ED X1 or a CPO 2010 X3...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,367
Posted By shamernj
I have the black leather and live in San Diego,...

I have the black leather and live in San Diego, often parked in the sun. It's not too bad but I always take advantage of the remote window switch - hold the open button down after pressing it a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
Posted By shamernj
I have to say that the X3 has one of the easiest...

I have to say that the X3 has one of the easiest SUV/hatchback tailgates to close. A friend of mine had a Tahoe with the feature and after trying it a few times he decided to do it manually after...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By shamernj
Try This: ...

Try This:

http://store.bmwgpsmaps.com/prod_01.aspx?upc=65902158157%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20&t1=1&t2=9&t3=64&t4=0&t5=0&t6=0&t7=0&t8=0&t9=0&t10=0&sid=00E7375D957F4F76B4A207F3D8B19437

I received...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,897
Posted By shamernj
I also have an 06 and am interested in...

I also have an 06 and am interested in performance upgrades. If you don't mind me asking how much did that lot cost you?

Stuart.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By shamernj
yep, that's where i store my towbar/ball. Only...

yep, that's where i store my towbar/ball. Only just fits though - doesn't look like it was specifically meant to be there.

My ski-bag fits under the spare wheel handle in the picture. Looks like...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By shamernj
Definitely go with the Aux port. Another couple...

Definitely go with the Aux port. Another couple of tricks to maximize the sound quality is rip your CDs with a lossless compression (e.g. Apple Lossless). It reduces the number of songs you can store...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By shamernj
I agree with X3emist. Mine came with it turned on...

I agree with X3emist. Mine came with it turned on but I specifically went to the dealer to have it turned off.

Stuart.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By shamernj
yeah, they build plug and play equipment for...

yeah, they build plug and play equipment for people who don't want to do any engineering or custom installation themselves. Prices are still less than the premium BMW OEM amp but probably not as good...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By shamernj
Check this out: ...

Check this out:

http://www.bavariansoundwerks.com/product/697/390/BSW-PnP-Amplifier-Upgrade-for-BMW-X3-04-E83/

Supposedly a plug and play amp upgrade but it requires their Stage 1 Speaker...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 51,657
Posted By shamernj
Nice! How do you like the Intravee with the...

Nice!

How do you like the Intravee with the X3? I have the Navigation and the BMW ipod integration but I've thought about maybe installing the Intravee II as it gives song information and much...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By shamernj
Surprised to hear the BlackBerry Tour was not...

Surprised to hear the BlackBerry Tour was not compatible. My BlackBerry Pearl works extemely well with my 2006 X3. It's with Verizon but it's the older Pearl - not the new flip version. If making...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By shamernj
See attached - clip from the UK website. ...

See attached - clip from the UK website.

Stuart
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By shamernj
Very nice! I took a look on the UK BMW...

Very nice!

I took a look on the UK BMW website and priced out an X1. They're a 725 GBP option.

I wish they'd bring the X1 to the US sooner. I'd love to get a CPO in a couple of years - I may...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By shamernj
Pics attached. The bag is attached to the box but...

Pics attached. The bag is attached to the box but the whole thing can of course be removed, leaving a hole in the seat, or replaced with the blank plate.

Stuart
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By shamernj
What does the box look like? It could be the ski...

What does the box look like? It could be the ski bag that fits into the rear seat and used when transporting skis - provides a waterproof bag that pokes through the seat, allowing skis from the trunk...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,360
Posted By shamernj
Nice! I have almost exactly the same model...

Nice! I have almost exactly the same model including color combination. I bought mine 18 months ago and still loving it. I did a lot of research before buying mine and the new RAV 4 was top of the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By shamernj
Thanks Evlengr. I found the attached diagram of...

Thanks Evlengr. I found the attached diagram of the Kappas online. It looks like the total envelope is almost identical to the Rockfords so they should fit. I'm not a fan of ultra bright speakers.
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