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Old 09-08-2012, 03:39 PM
Wolfman64 Wolfman64 is offline
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Mein Auto: 750li, S550, SL550, ML350
I heard lots of things about the infrared coating on the climate glass preventing the use of a windows mounted radar detector and I was told the same by the BMW dealer.

This is the same on the Mercedes but they have multiple uncoated areas, including near the dash.
Looking at the manual, BMW only appears to have a couple small uncoated areas above the mirror, making it less than practical for a mirror mount either.

So I just tried my 9500ix and it seems to work just fine. I have it mounted near the dash and it acquires GPS instantly and seems to indicate with the same sensitivity as in the SL600 (driving side by side).

So I am not sure if I actually have the climate glass installed. Is that an option or a default? I couldn't find it listed on the window sticker. Or is this only offered is warm climate zones?
We are in Minnesota

It's a new 2012 750li xdrive with driver assist, luxury and cold weather package...


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