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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-18-2007, 05:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By spw1964
Non-random random playback with BMW iPod Apaptor

All,

Has anyone else noticed that the random element of playback doesn't work all the time? I asked this question of the service manager of my dealer, who came back with the comment from...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-09-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By spw1964
Weird auto-lights issue

Just had my 645 reprogged to get the iPod interface installed (which is nice...):thumbup:

But now my autolights won't autoswitch off (which is not..):thumbdwn:

My local BMW dealer suggests...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-21-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By spw1964
Confused...

I've looked through the iPod threads so far - and I still don't know the answer to this question:

"Now I've had the BMW iPod interface installed in my 645, how do I get it to work?"

Do I need...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-16-2006, 04:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By spw1964
I am also in the UK. I was quoted the following;...

I am also in the UK. I was quoted the following;

iPod interface ***163;195
Fitting ***163;100

Originally they also wanted to charge some massive amount for CIP reprogramming. I said that I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-31-2006, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By spw1964
-N- Do you mean that you drive around JUST...

-N-

Do you mean that you drive around JUST wearing jeans? I thought that macho look had died down... :p
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-30-2006, 04:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By spw1964
I've got cream leather in my black 645Ci, and...

I've got cream leather in my black 645Ci, and luckily - so far - haven't run into any issues, even with a 5 year old wanting to put his feet on the seats.

I clean and feed the leather with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-22-2005, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By spw1964
First oil service - or is it?

So after getting fed up with the red car pictogram (sorry, can't remember who said not to use the word "icon"...) telling me to book in for a service, took the morning to drive to my local BMW centre...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-14-2005, 05:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,111
Posted By spw1964
40 - but 41 on Christmas Eve... Luckily,...

40 - but 41 on Christmas Eve...

Luckily, never had the combined birthday present crap...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-19-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,692
Posted By spw1964
A response from the UK

Here is the response I got from BMW UK when I asked the iPod integration question - which answers some of your questions as well...

We can confirm that at present the only solution to connect an...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-28-2005, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By spw1964
I previously had a Jaguar XKR BUT I think...

I previously had a Jaguar XKR

BUT I think that this 6 is the best car I've had. I love (almost) everything:-

Sport + DS > Foot down...weeeeeeeeee
Looks
I get good MPG - just came back from...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-28-2005, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,700
Posted By spw1964
Black!

Frankly, I like the 6 in Black, but then, mine IS...

I think it looks like the f***ing Batmobile!
:)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-26-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By spw1964
MP3/iPod

Of course, my desire is to actually be able to change track etc on the iPod via the steering wheel buttons. As I understand it, not even Dension can do that on an E63 with Prof Nav. Having said...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-23-2005, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By spw1964
No, I just spoke to my local dealer, and they...

No, I just spoke to my local dealer, and they said that iPod connection would still be just AUX, removing CD changer, and only volume control via radio or steering wheel...

Roll on v20!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-22-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By spw1964
New software

Just had my car updated with 19.1 via my local dealer. Anyone else had experience with this latest and greatest?

I had this done to correct the nav/audio system randomly rebooting, and also the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-25-2005, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,702
Posted By spw1964
I'm getting around 21mpg (proper British gallons...

I'm getting around 21mpg (proper British gallons :p ) but since petrol here costs .90 /litre, i.e. $1.65/litre, any mileage problems that you guys have are always going to make me smile. Plus the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-22-2005, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,261
Posted By spw1964
I thought that DS just put the gearbox into...

I thought that DS just put the gearbox into "Sport" whereas the Sport button does that, but also changes the damper settings and throttle response times. Then again, that could just be a mental...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 06-24-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By spw1964
OK, now I'm confused

Can anyone confirm, deny or just plain tell me...

Can I attach an iPod to a 645Ci with Professional Nav system? I have seen on other threads a discussion about a cable to attach to the AUX input,...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 04-17-2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By spw1964
Thanks guys... now better practise my accent.......

Thanks guys... now better practise my accent.... :)
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 04-16-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By spw1964
Voice control

Does anyone have a PROPER list of what commands are actually available through voice control, rather than the rather useless "Important short commands are shown below" in the 6 series Owner's...
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