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Old 04-21-2009, 01:40 PM
Shocktopus Shocktopus is offline
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Originally Posted by Robbie75 View Post
Hi I'm hoping someone can help me here, I'm looking to get a new 2010 535xi (mainly a 2010 because of the new NAV) and I was wondering if someone with the new Nav on a 3-serrirs can tell me can you send Google GPS coordinates through Google MyInfo to the car. I like to hike trails and sometimes all I have is a GPS location for the trail start. There is no way to enter this directly from the car so I would have to use Google to send it ahead of time. But I'm not sure how the car will treat an email with only a GPS coordinate. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Here is a sample to use***39;31.75%22N
I can't get your link to work. But I put in 34.218,-117.56 (you have to use decimal) into Google Maps and it sent to my car just fine. (09 E93)

In the MyInfo message, it has the coords where a business name would normally be.

Excellent idea, I might use that myself! Good alternative to the '.3 miles past the third dead tree' type instructions!
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