I discovered by accident that if you reset your ipod while it's connected to idrive, you can control the ipod manually instead of by the i-drive knob.
2005 BMW 645ci | Chiaretto Red | Sports Package | HUD | OEM M6 Wheels
2006 BMW 325i | Sparkling Graphite | Xenon | 18" E46 M3 Wheels
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT | Caracas Red
1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS | Bright Blue Metallic