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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
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, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
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, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By Hatzenbach
No video out

No video out
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
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, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
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, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
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, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
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, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
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, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
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, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
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, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
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, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,364
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, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
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, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
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, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
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
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By Hatzenbach
Installed OEM looking aftermarket navigation

For the longest time I had a TomTom GPS hanging from my windshield. However, I prefer a clean look and theoretically the cops in CA could ticket you for a suction device on your windshield.

For...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Hatzenbach
Thinking about it the only change was that I did...

Thinking about it the only change was that I did change the battery :dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Hatzenbach
Bluetooth issue (no sound but other side can hear me)

2006 X3 with OEM bluetooth

I have the following problem since a couple of days:
when I get a call or make a call, the people on the other side can hear me but I hear nothing.
The radio gets...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Hatzenbach
Ah thanks. Well it's a no-go then. No way...

Ah thanks.
Well it's a no-go then.
No way that I install java on my PC, that's just asking for trouble
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Hatzenbach
Actually it's a wireless connection between the...

Actually it's a wireless connection between the rear camera and the front monitor, works great btw

What is a WDS?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Hatzenbach
signal for reverse

Is there a way to tap into the reverse signal without having to pull a wire all the way from the tailgate to the front?
I need this to switch a reverse monitor on/off
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Hatzenbach
Backup camera and aftermarket GPS

Hi,

I have a 2006 E83 w/o the factory navigation.
I am currently using a windshield mounted TomTom as GPS.
I am also trying to find a way to install a backup camera (the view out the back is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,853
Posted By Hatzenbach
My rule of thumb is when I have expensive repairs...

My rule of thumb is when I have expensive repairs on high mileage cars:
Think like you are buying the car again for the $5k that the repairs will cost.
So would you buy the car for that kind of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By Hatzenbach
quick update: couple of days ago it occurred to...

quick update:
couple of days ago it occurred to me that I forgot to reset the SES light after cleaning the MAF. (I thought I had, but going down memory lane I am now pretty sure that I forgot).
Low...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By Hatzenbach
sounds easy enough, thanks

sounds easy enough, thanks
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