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Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-20-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,912
Posted By bandrus11
I put on Bridgestone Potenza RE760 . $605 at...

I put on Bridgestone Potenza RE760 . $605 at Costco for all four, including all taxes and discounts. Very quiet tire and I like that a lot. But maybe that's just becaue it's new. Now I hear other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,598
Posted By bandrus11
Assuming you hooked up the wires right: 1....

Assuming you hooked up the wires right:

1. Reboot the Unika. There is a small hole in the Unika box where you push in a plastic pin to do this. Plastic pin provided with the kit. Oh yea, you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,598
Posted By bandrus11
Yes. The MKI9000 has a bluetooth audio streaming...

Yes. The MKI9000 has a bluetooth audio streaming mode. The sound quality is fine. The fatal problem is that to make a call during bluetooth audio streaming, you have to stop the streaming from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By bandrus11
Chances are the battery failed and overworked the...

Chances are the battery failed and overworked the alternator which also failed. I had the same symptoms with
My 325i. My electrical guy said the alternator is only good to keep the battery topped...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,529
Posted By bandrus11
I felt gypp'ed, not by the mechanic, but by BMW. ...

I felt gypp'ed, not by the mechanic, but by BMW. In my case, the alternator was bad. It was not putting out any voltage. When the battery light first came on and then later turned off, I checked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,529
Posted By bandrus11
My 2003 325i (53,000 miles) had the original...

My 2003 325i (53,000 miles) had the original battery (about 8 years old). No battery issues until I parked it for 9 days and went to start it. It started, but the next day the battery light was on,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-24-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 455,743
Posted By bandrus11
To second what yamhill posted, the sealing of...

To second what yamhill posted, the sealing of the vapor barrier is critical at least in the bottom portion, otherwise rain will leak into the car and settle on the floor carpet. You can seal it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,581
Posted By bandrus11
MiaM7, this info from the Parrot website: ...

MiaM7,

this info from the Parrot website:

If your Parrot CK3100 does not play a ring tone, and you have a Motorola, Sony Ericcson or Nokia phone, there is a known bug with firmware 4.18_C...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,598
Posted By bandrus11
The QCBMW-R is the round pin harness. If you have...

The QCBMW-R is the round pin harness. If you have the flat pin style then the part # is QCBMW-F. Either way it goes between the MKI9000 and the CD53 HU / radio. If you also get the UNIKA for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,598
Posted By bandrus11
Got the MKI9000 and UNIKA hooked up and working...

Got the MKI9000 and UNIKA hooked up and working (sort of). It's plug N' play, but there are a lot of plugs to play with. Took a couple of hours to figure it out and install.

Cons:
1. My cell...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,901
Posted By bandrus11
I'm going to venture that these part #'s are the...

I'm going to venture that these part #'s are the same thing, but pre-adjusted to fit the specific model:

82710142220 is for e46/4 (sedan)
82710142221 is for e46/2 (coupe)

I bought used OEM...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,647
Posted By bandrus11
The link Delmarco gave has instructions on how to...

The link Delmarco gave has instructions on how to find the production date of the radio.

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HOW TO RESET and CALIBRATE YOUR BMW BUSINESS CD53 RADIO: With the engine/car off and key...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By bandrus11
I had the same problem with my 318i and there is...

I had the same problem with my 318i and there is no DIY cure. I tried 3M Super 77 spray adhesive and it worked for about a week. As one DIY guy said, it's like trying to glue carpet to dirt. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,727
Posted By bandrus11
I'm coming around to the opinion of keeping it as...

I'm coming around to the opinion of keeping it as simple as possible. Aux input, with USB combo charging cable, and control the I-Pod through the I-Pod. The steering wheel buttons would only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,380
Posted By bandrus11
I had the same problem on my 2003 325i sedan,...

I had the same problem on my 2003 325i sedan, which occurred immediately after I handed the previous owner $11,500 to buy the car. Cheapest part is about 80 dolla (the Chinese knockoff), via google...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,598
Posted By bandrus11
The MKI9000 and UNIKA shipped from Oklahoma...

The MKI9000 and UNIKA shipped from Oklahoma yesterday. Might get the goods Monday and will probably install it same day.

I got my phonebook display info from a E46Fanatic member who had the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,581
Posted By bandrus11
Looks like the s/w update to the CK3000 Evo is...

Looks like the s/w update to the CK3000 Evo is done with a serial cable from a PC. Looks like the last s/w update was around 2007, and for the most part, the updates fixed specific problems with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,598
Posted By bandrus11
The steering wheel kit is a Parrot product (...

The steering wheel kit is a Parrot product ( UNIKA MK ), not the Connects2 product. The Connects2 steering wheel controller won't work with the MKi9000, from all I can tell. One difference, from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,581
Posted By bandrus11
From what I've read elsewhere, the Parrot CK3000...

From what I've read elsewhere, the Parrot CK3000 Evo and the Eclipse BT-E500 are the same thing. It appears the BT-E500 is made by Parrot and private labeled. I saw one on E-Bay for $39 +shipping,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,598
Posted By bandrus11
I have ordered the parts for bluetooth: Parrot...

I have ordered the parts for bluetooth: Parrot MKI9000 ( PF300008AA ) Bluetooth unit $160 Parrot Unika ( P1090020AA )steering wheel controller $81 +tax, free shipping( http:www.beachaudio.com ) . ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,725
Posted By bandrus11
The memory buttons on the side of the drivers...

The memory buttons on the side of the drivers seat are independent of the key memory settings. The default key memory setting for seat and mirrors is "inactive", so that's probably why it does not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By bandrus11
Those looking at the connects2/parrot ck3000evo...

Those looking at the connects2/parrot ck3000evo bluetooth solution should keep in mind the telephone feature in the CD53 radio is mono, not stereo. If you were planning on playing music from your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,598
Posted By bandrus11
MKi9000 Bluetooth

Anyone had experience with the Parrot MKi9000 Bluetooth solution using the CD53 radio ? I could only find two references to it using a forum search.

It appears the MKi9000 is the next...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,464
Posted By bandrus11
The key has what appears to be an inductive coil...

The key has what appears to be an inductive coil in the diamond area which transfers ID info to the cars computer via the antenna ring around the keyway tumbler in the steering column. It looks like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By bandrus11
The "pre-wired" cars have the connectors existing...

The "pre-wired" cars have the connectors existing in: 1. the trunk 2. under the cup holder and 3. in the headliner where the mic goes. One of kits being sold shows an additional cable, but I think...
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