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Old 11-29-2012, 07:39 AM
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Mein Auto: 320i, X3 and X5
Ok!!!, in one word..... WOW!!!!!, I finished my retrofit yesterday, MEN at bimmertech knows his job , I installed all the hardware they sent me, I want to warn everyone, I installed the retrofit video cable for iphone and the OEM instructions ask you to remove the left carpet, I dont know why the use LEFT or RIGHT on this, they must use driver or passenger side, I dismantle all the Left armrest (for me driver side) looking for the X4545 connector and it was on the passenger side . after this issue was solved MEN connected to my car under his instructions and about an hour later the job was done. there are some philosophy on these BMWs that I dont understand, there are a lot of functions that doesnt work at once, you have to leave the car alone for some time, 2 or 3 hours in order to "digest" the changes, yesterday afternoon I didnt have Office-messages, today the menu appeard in the morning, yesterday when we finished the coding my iphone was not recognized, and of course neither BMW apps, but yesterday night all the Apps started to work, so it is a matter of time, MEN asked me to test all the functions and in two days they will upload the spanish full voice command which I paid for, someones out there think that a retrofiting is worthless, but I can tell you that I have a brand new car with brand new functions, among them...
1. three cameras rear view (working before and working now)
2. 6" screen to a 8.8 HD screen (Big change)
3. Office - Contacts-messages-email-sms
4. Connecteddrive (Apps, Internet, BMW online, etc)
5. Iphone Snap in

Ill post you my experience when the spanish voice commands are uploaded...

But so far SO GOOD!!!

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