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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By eddieb3
Ordered 435i - how long does this take?? Still no VIN

Placed order with dealer on 12/16/13. Took them a couple days to submit it. As of 1/11/14 the status is 112-order scheduled for production. Seems like it should be farther along to me. Also still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 613,506
Posted By eddieb3
Anybody have any experience with the new Verizon...

Anybody have any experience with the new Verizon Blackberry 8830 and Bluetooth with an E60? Searching the threads, I did find people having success with this phone and the 3 Series and the 650i. Is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 334,146
Posted By eddieb3
Even if you could load all your artists, albums,...

Even if you could load all your artists, albums, etc. beyond 255, it's probably wouldn't be practical anyway. Unlike the iPod, where you can whip through all these in practically no time flat with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2006, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By eddieb3
I have an E815 also and it synchs up the address...

I have an E815 also and it synchs up the address book perfect too. But one thing it doesn't do in the address book once synched in the car is identify what kind of phone # each is. For example, if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,377
Posted By eddieb3
I recently bought my 4th BMW 5 series car about 6...

I recently bought my 4th BMW 5 series car about 6 months ago - a 550i. But before I did so, I decided to take a look at the competition for once. Narrowed it down to the Infiniti M45 and the GS430....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,516
Posted By eddieb3
Attached here is the BMW Bulletin on the...

Attached here is the BMW Bulletin on the interface. The part #s for the corresponding models are on the second page.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2006, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 334,146
Posted By eddieb3
Today I took the car to BMW and they did the...

Today I took the car to BMW and they did the install. Good news is it's all in and working. Bad news is I had to pay for it. But I wish I had waited and got more help from Veight (several postings...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 334,146
Posted By eddieb3
Well, Looks like I'm gonna have to bite the...

Well, Looks like I'm gonna have to bite the bullet and have BMW do the install. Here's what I found and why I don't think I can do this.

First off, this morning I suddenly realized that I will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,766
Posted By eddieb3
Hi Tom. I have an '06 550 and am picking up the...

Hi Tom. I have an '06 550 and am picking up the BMW MOST iPod integration kit and installing it today. I've read about a few others with 5ers that have done this successfully. Looks pretty...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 334,146
Posted By eddieb3
I'll post what happens on my install. Assuming I...

I'll post what happens on my install. Assuming I can pick this thing up tomorrow, I'll give it a go tomorrow afternoon. Per the DIY instructions, he had a 12/05 build on his M5 and thinks his...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 334,146
Posted By eddieb3
Thanks. I called Irvine BMW yesterday and they...

Thanks. I called Irvine BMW yesterday and they said they have it in stock ready to go. I'm gonna get it and try to do the DIY install. It appears that to just connect it to see if it works without...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 334,146
Posted By eddieb3
Thanks Stream for posting this. It actually...

Thanks Stream for posting this. It actually looks like it's easy enough for me to install. But one thing that's confusing me is in a previous post of yours, you talk about the install taking .75...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 334,146
Posted By eddieb3
I just called my BMW Dealer today and he said...

I just called my BMW Dealer today and he said it's not out yet. When I told him I've seen others like yourself say they got it and the BMW internal announcement of availability has been posted...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By eddieb3
Smile You're absolutely right Spartacus. It's all...

You're absolutely right Spartacus. It's all about the drive! If we wanted neat nav systems and cool cupholders, and didn't mind slushy steering, we'd all have a Lexus.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By eddieb3
This makes sense based on what my ETA has been...

This makes sense based on what my ETA has been doing. When we got off the freeway to get gas and some lunch, and then back on the freeway, that's when it came up showing almost an hour more than the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By eddieb3
How does the Nav's ETA get calculated??

When you enter a destination, the nav system calcs the time you should get there. Does anyone have a clue as to the algorithm used for this? We went up to the bay area and back from Southern Cal...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By eddieb3
I have an '06 550i. I've got about 5,000 miles...

I have an '06 550i. I've got about 5,000 miles on it and last week the low oil warning came on twice. A few hours or so after I got each warning, I checked out the oil level on the iDrive (I think...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By eddieb3
Could be just a coincidence, but where you saw...

Could be just a coincidence, but where you saw this car happens to be about 2 miles down the 101 freeway from the corporate HQ of maybe the biggest independent survey and satisfaction company for the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By eddieb3
I absolutely love AS too. When I ponyed up the...

I absolutely love AS too. When I ponyed up the extra $$$ when I placed my order, I wasn't sure even then if it was worth the extra bucks. But I'm soooo glad I have it now.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By eddieb3
Mine does the same thing. I've got a 550i that...

Mine does the same thing. I've got a 550i that was produced around 1/15/06.

But it's really not that big a deal. From your description, it seems the only way to make this happen is to push the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By eddieb3
My voice recognition works real well, although...

My voice recognition works real well, although I've only had the car for two weeks. But it didn't work reliably all the time when I first got it. After a little experimenting, I realized it was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 613,506
Posted By eddieb3
I can confirm that version 4.1 will fully enable...

I can confirm that version 4.1 will fully enable a Blackberry 7290 with BMW BT and I-Drive. At Last!!

Upon first connection, my address book with over 100 contacts, nearly all with multiple phone...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-01-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 74,605
Posted By eddieb3
Tom@EAS: Wow - looks like you are DA MAN...

Tom@EAS:

Wow - looks like you are DA MAN when it comes to the Dension products. Hopefully you have a crystal ball into their future or just know some potential release dates.

I have an E39...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By eddieb3
Just got back from the dealer that installed the...

Just got back from the dealer that installed the Ice>link Plus on my E39 to inquire about the Ice>link Lite for my future car (E60 550i), which I refer to a few posts above this. They called Dension...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By eddieb3
I just went over to the Dension site and they say...

I just went over to the Dension site and they say they have something called Ice>link Lite and the E60 is listed as a vehicle it is available for. It's not full inetgration like the regular Ice>link...
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