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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By whdigital
These guys make a great app for reading codes and...

These guys make a great app for reading codes and even a bit of coding back to the car. http://www.ivini-apps.com/apps.html

They key is that you can download their demo app for free which will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By whdigital
Well, I recommend contacting the guys at...

Well, I recommend contacting the guys at getbmwparts.com. It's a real dealership that decided to get into the online sales world. You'll get a factory remanufactured unit that comes with a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By whdigital
Keep us posted! Sent from BimmerApp mobile...

Keep us posted!

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By whdigital
Well, there are some symptoms that people seem to...

Well, there are some symptoms that people seem to experience more often than not when the CCC is dead or dying. Most common I've heard is that the screen goes blank randomly and or spontaneously...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By whdigital
Certainly! Are these factory discs or burned...

Certainly! Are these factory discs or burned ones?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By whdigital
It's not just a plug-in issue. You need an...

It's not just a plug-in issue. You need an "interface" that can intelligently take over the video of the CCC screen. These guys have what you need: http://www.modmynav.com/products.html
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By whdigital
Love to see this! I was going to chime in with...

Love to see this! I was going to chime in with one of the "Let me call you in-laws, I want it" kind of comments. :)

FWIW, I bought a 2007 528i from a friend when it was at 46k miles. Have NOT...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By whdigital
No way to quantify really, but some say as much...

No way to quantify really, but some say as much as 50/50 chance a of failure, hope that's wrong and hope you guys never see it!

IF you find the screen going blank and resetting on occasion it's a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By whdigital
I have an 07 525i with 89k on it. The normally...

I have an 07 525i with 89k on it. The normally aspirated engine is extremely reliable, BUT something others haven't mentioned is that you are quite likely to lose the iDrive computer if it wasn't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By whdigital
Downloaded Torque Lite to check it out. Looks...

Downloaded Torque Lite to check it out. Looks like it's Bluetooth OBD connection ONLY... True?!?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By whdigital
No, but you can read a full diagnostics, send it...

No, but you can read a full diagnostics, send it to developer and they will get back to you (crazy fast actually!) with a report as to what was found and if the read from your car was successful. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,809
Posted By whdigital
Looks like about $102 at getbmwparts.com. Other...

Looks like about $102 at getbmwparts.com. Other dealers might be up to $130 or so.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-14-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 26,495
Posted By whdigital
Further clarification: F1 key in NCS NEVER...

Further clarification:

F1 key in NCS NEVER says VIN for me.. Always "FG/ZCS/FA" For what it's worth the cable seems fine because it works the BMWhat app for Android.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-14-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 26,495
Posted By whdigital
Shawn: First - a huge thank you for all...

Shawn:

First - a huge thank you for all your responses to me and others here. With your help I have the tools I needed, BUT now getting similar errors in INPA to this thread:...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By whdigital
Yes, straight up replacement with a Factory OEM...

Yes, straight up replacement with a Factory OEM one from getbmwparts so there's no "donor" VIN issue.

Your steps are really helpful... One question, do I need to load in the latest SP-Daten or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By whdigital
You may be right. Frustrating though as I have...

You may be right. Frustrating though as I have the various software pieces working, but I can always have some fun later with changing features like running lights and such. That actually looks...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By whdigital
I did get the replacement unit installed and it...

I did get the replacement unit installed and it fires up fine with basic stuff needed. Now just need to code it to car and I'm having a helluva time finding exact information on how to do it. Seems...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-12-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 26,495
Posted By whdigital
I am embarking on coding in a new CCC for my 2007...

I am embarking on coding in a new CCC for my 2007 e60 (525i). I got ahold of BMW Standard Tools 2.12 and NCS Dummy, but not sure what DATEN file I need or where to get it. Would love a little...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 11-03-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,227
Posted By whdigital
This is a great idea! Unfortunately I won't be...

This is a great idea! Unfortunately I won't be able to make it that day, but do hope you'll have another one. Funny enough, I mentioned the idea of this to Jim Burke 2 years ago - so glad you guys...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By whdigital
Thanks guys... My car has the AUX port installed...

Thanks guys... My car has the AUX port installed as part of its original equipment, so I certainly don't want to take any steps backward.

Will report back when I get the replacement unit. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By whdigital
UPDATE: For a variety of reasons, including the...

UPDATE: For a variety of reasons, including the specific recommendations elsewhere of some of you in this thread, I went ahead and ordered "the real deal" from the folks at getbmwparts.com. The...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By whdigital
I will be testing out a new - not quite to...

I will be testing out a new - not quite to market, BT adapter that uses aptX in the next couple of weeks. The beauty is this one is built for home systems, but utilizes a 5v USB power connector. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,777
Posted By whdigital
LOL!. ...Although I'll admit I was thinking...

LOL!. ...Although I'll admit I was thinking about trying to figure out how to retrofit in folding mirrors like the M5 has. :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By whdigital
Thanks for the offer of a little help, I may take...

Thanks for the offer of a little help, I may take you up on that! I really want to get into coding and this seems like a fairly straightforward one to start with.... Famous last words though I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By whdigital
Yes. I figure someone with the know-how should...

Yes. I figure someone with the know-how should be able to rebuild it as that's what BMW is doing anyway. Mine even has a perfectly good Nav DVD stuck in it. :)
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