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Forum: General F30 Sedan / F31 Wagon / F32 Coupe / F33 Cabrio 06-01-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By geko29
I'm 12 years in on a RWD E46 (xDrive was...

I'm 12 years in on a RWD E46 (xDrive was available at the time, but I elected against it) in Chicago. As you may know, we get a decent amount of rain and quite a lot of snow. My F30 will likewise...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-23-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
I've run into the strangest thing...I've had to...

I've run into the strangest thing...I've had to rebuild my Dynavin 3 times in the past 6 weeks, and I finally have a problem statement: Whenever the car is driven with the Dynavin totally off,...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-30-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By geko29
Mine are about 18 months old at this point, and I...

Mine are about 18 months old at this point, and I still love them. Ride/handling are the same as new. I'm not the poster boy for zero (or negative) wheel gap by any means, but I definitely wouldn't...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-27-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,328
Posted By geko29
Not sure, check realoem.com for your model. Many...

Not sure, check realoem.com for your model. Many of the parts will be different, since coupes come with sport suspension standard, whereas mine was non-sport. But many others, like shock mounts,...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-24-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
Did anybody ever find a media player that can...

Did anybody ever find a media player that can resume after restart, AND includes time display and a scrub bar? My typical MP3 listening is 4 hour radio shows, so it'd be nice to just re-launch the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-16-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,328
Posted By geko29
Sorry, didn't notice it until now. It took quite...

Sorry, didn't notice it until now. It took quite a bit longer than the 12hrs I anticipated, in part due to poor technique with the pickle fork (I was hitting it once or twice and then wiggling it to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,889
Posted By geko29
Change it whenever the computer tells me to...

Change it whenever the computer tells me to (works out to around 17-18k). Use a new MANN filter, BMW crush washer on the original drain plug, and Amsoil European Formula 5w40 ($8.25/quart, LL-04...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-03-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
Yes, the Dynavin will ONLY work with...

Yes, the Dynavin will ONLY work with Infrastructure mode (client to Access Point) networks. It will not work with Adhoc mode (client to client) networks. Some phones are incapable of doing...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-03-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
The second one is easy. The android side has no...

The second one is easy. The android side has no bluetooth hardware, so that's why the service keeps disabling itself. If you want it to work, you have to attach a bluetooth dongle to the USB port...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-12-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 81,967
Posted By geko29
It's not possible to have an integrated SiriusXM...

It's not possible to have an integrated SiriusXM tuner in the Dynavin, as there's no hw interface for it. You basically have two options:

1) Run the SiriusXM Android app and stream over the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-25-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By geko29
You have to have available internet (either a...

You have to have available internet (either a mifi-type device or a smartphone with tethering enabled) to use pretty much any features of the device, but once you're over that hurdle, most of the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-23-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By geko29
I put a Dynavin (D95 Android) in a 2000 323i...

I put a Dynavin (D95 Android) in a 2000 323i about a month ago. Took about three hours start to finish, partially because I had trouble getting the airvents out, and partially because once I got it...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-12-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
Wrong. It IS your phone. Nearly every person...

Wrong. It IS your phone. Nearly every person who has reported being unable to tether to a tethering-enabled phone has a Droid X or Droid X2. The rest have some other Motorola handset. :D If you...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-10-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 42,459
Posted By geko29
This. I went for the Android and love the hell...

This. I went for the Android and love the hell out of it, when paired with a MiFi. Pandora, Amazon Cloud Player, and to a lesser extent the SiriusXM app (SQ not that great) are huge for me. The...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-02-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 42,459
Posted By geko29
Why wasn't I told about this? That is...

Why wasn't I told about this? That is unacceptable, (mastur)bait and switch! Jeff, how do I return my unit? :P
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-31-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
This morning at 7am, my clock was showing 1pm,...

This morning at 7am, my clock was showing 1pm, with a timezone of CDT (GMT -5). So just for grins, I unchecked "set automatically", changed the timezone to Midway Island (GMT -11), and re-checked...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-30-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 42,459
Posted By geko29
I actually had a question about that Jeff, now...

I actually had a question about that Jeff, now that you bring it up. In my 2000 323i (non-HK, non-nav), the default setting sounds pretty good. Per your instructions, I changed the amp setting to...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-27-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 42,459
Posted By geko29
I have, and installed it last Thursday. ...

I have, and installed it last Thursday. Unfortunately (for the purposes of playing with the Dynavin at least), I've been on vacation since Friday. So I certainly don't have it dialed in yet, just a...
Forum: Interior 10-27-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By geko29
Wow, that's almost as terrible as an Interfooler...

Wow, that's almost as terrible as an Interfooler (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=interfooler).
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-26-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By geko29
broken rear springs are exceedingly common on...

broken rear springs are exceedingly common on E46s. I'd honestly be surprised if there was a single one that made it past 150k on unbroken stock springs. Mine were gone by 75k.

Get some good...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-21-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
Got mine installed last night. Went fairly well...

Got mine installed last night. Went fairly well except for the Air Vents. Several people have mentioned "you need to pull really hard, don't worry it won't break." Well mine broke. The entire...
Forum: Interior 10-17-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By geko29
likewise.

likewise.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-16-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By geko29
At 76k your stock shocks are either shot or very...

At 76k your stock shocks are either shot or very close to it, so you should think about replacing them at the same time.

Last spring (so 18 months ago) I did the Koni FSD/Eibach ProKit on my 2000...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-13-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
Just ordered (from Jeff, natch), now anxiously...

Just ordered (from Jeff, natch), now anxiously awaiting.... :)
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-13-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 594,619
Posted By geko29
iOS' implementation of A2DP, and bluetooth in...

iOS' implementation of A2DP, and bluetooth in general, leaves a lot to be desired. I have tons of problems with bluetooth losing connection or refusing to reconnect, AVRCP commands having to be...
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