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Old 02-22-2004, 01:21 PM
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Pics, Pics, Lots of Pics!

Hey Guys and Gals! Here's some pics for you all since there's a noticeable lack of pics around here! I picked up my car yesterday afternoon. A Mystic Blue 545i, Gray Leather Interior with Anthracite Trim. Sport package, NAV, Logic7, PDC, Cold weather package, Sun shades, Comfort seats, Fold down rear seats and heated rear seats! Truly the Ultimate Driving Machine!! So enough chit chat, here's the pics.

Here's some of the exterior. Alan if you want you can use the first pic on the main page. I have a high res version of all these pics if you want too.










Here's my big arse... hehehehe


Rear rim...


And most the most important part of the car!!



Here's some interior shots




The car originally had 7 miles when I got it at the dealer but I forgot my digital camera. Oh well.. still only 24 miles!


Hey Gizmo.. this one's especially for you! Check out the door handle


Rear shades up...




I ordered the rear seat heating to get rid of these ugly rectangle cutouts and I still have some left.. Hmmm.. I wonder what they're used for.


Yeah we all love cup holders..


I didn't know about this.. after you pull down the center arm rest thing. You get this view. You can remove that cover and gain access to the trunk. Pretty

cool. So you can't lock your keys in the trunk afterall...





Here's some misc iDrive screens.. First the warning when you statup the car


The main screen which everybody knows..


The NAV map.. pretty cool. The female speaks wierd english.


And PDC... which is different compared to other pics I've seen.



Well thats all for now folks! Oh wait... my new sig pic! Finally updated!

Peace out, Enjoy
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Old 02-22-2004, 01:30 PM
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Looks Great! I see the rear Reflectors. Did you put those in?
Did yours come with weather band?
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Old 02-22-2004, 01:41 PM
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Looks Great! I see the rear Reflectors. Did you put those in?
Did yours come with weather band?
Yep, I had ordered 35+ pairs from a dealership in Canada about a month ago and distributed them to various bimmer folks. Mostly on RF but s'ok.

It did come with weather band. Its an option inside the Entertainment section.

AM FM WB CD .. atleast i think thats the order. What is that anyway? An emergency type broadcast station?
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Old 02-22-2004, 01:52 PM
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It is used for getting the weather from the national weather service.
Tell me about the voice commands? Do they work with Nav? Radio??? Is there a list??
I have a 545i on order for April Dellivery so I am very interested in all of this and you are one of the few who have one with Nav!
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Old 02-22-2004, 03:28 PM
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Unfortunately voice command is currently not available. My car came with "Voice Activation Preparation". I'm told that voice command should be available in Spring 2004 and it's just a software update to activate the system. April delivery would give you an early March build which is quite soon so you probably won't have voice activation either. Atleast not initially. When I took the car it was a surprise to me since no one mentioned this online on any of the boards I visit, but, as long as its perfect when we get it thats all that matters. I dont want buggy software in my car like the new 7 series has.
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Old 02-22-2004, 03:42 PM
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Hey, congrats. Very nice looking ride and thorough gallery. I enjoyed looking at your pics.
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Old 02-22-2004, 04:06 PM
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Unfortunately voice command is currently not available. My car came with "Voice Activation Preparation". I'm told that voice command should be available in Spring 2004 and it's just a software update to activate the system. April delivery would give you an early March build which is quite soon so you probably won't have voice activation either. Atleast not initially. When I took the car it was a surprise to me since no one mentioned this online on any of the boards I visit, but, as long as its perfect when we get it thats all that matters. I dont want buggy software in my car like the new 7 series has.
Thanks, my build date is the 13th week of the year which is around end March. I waited for HUD as well. I will ask my dealer to find out.
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Old 02-23-2004, 12:29 PM
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Hello Lomag,

I like your ride! It looks HOT! I too purchased a 545i w/sport and other options. I will be taking delivery in Munich in April. I have a question concerning the steering wheel. Since i ordered sport will it come with the silver trim? Or did you order that special? I was told mine would not.

Thanks in advance.

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Old 02-23-2004, 02:05 PM
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Hello Lomag,

I like your ride! It looks HOT! I too purchased a 545i w/sport and other options. I will be taking delivery in Munich in April. I have a question concerning the steering wheel. Since i ordered sport will it come with the silver trim? Or did you order that special? I was told mine would not.

Thanks in advance.

Mogmen
Yes, you'll get the silver trim on the steering wheel.
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Old 02-23-2004, 02:36 PM
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Old 02-23-2004, 03:29 PM
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Yes, you'll get the silver trim on the steering wheel.
Lomag,

Can i get the wheel without the silver trim? My sales guy says i can.

Ed
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Old 02-24-2004, 10:22 AM
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Congrats Lomag. Very nice.
How bad or good is the gas mileage ?

Is there a big difference in the passing power between the 545 vs 530
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Old 02-24-2004, 11:11 AM
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Lomag,

Are the programmable steering wheel buttons working? Have you found an "optimal" setup for them?

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Old 02-24-2004, 07:24 PM
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Lomag,

Are the programmable steering wheel buttons working? Have you found an "optimal" setup for them?

-MrB
You can only program one of the buttons if you get the NAV system. The diamond button on top is fixed to repeating NAV directions. The star button is the only one which can be programmed and I personally have that set to mute the radio.

Glad you guys enjoyed the pics. I felt it was about time some got posted.
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Old 02-29-2004, 12:23 PM
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Quote:
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You can only program one of the buttons if you get the NAV system. The diamond button on top is fixed to repeating NAV directions. The star button is the only one which can be programmed and I personally have that set to mute the radio.

Glad you guys enjoyed the pics. I felt it was about time some got posted.
Great car and color Lomag, I'll pick mine up in a couple of days. Orient Blue 525 with nav, heads up display, Premium, sport, cold weather, PDC, premium sound and HUD. I have not seen anyone discuss the phone? What is the deal with it?
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Old 03-01-2004, 05:29 AM
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Old 03-01-2004, 02:21 PM
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I'm jealous. Nav is out already? didn't realize that looks nice though, lucky.....

comfort seats are the best aren't they

your ride is FULLY loaded, thats sweet
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Old 02-24-2004, 07:55 PM
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Lomag,

Are the programmable steering wheel buttons working? Have you found an "optimal" setup for them?

-MrB
They work fine for me - I have one set for mute and the other to turn off the I-Drive screen which can be annoying at night.
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Old 02-24-2004, 12:19 PM
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Congrats Lomag. Very nice.
How bad or good is the gas mileage ?

Is there a big difference in the passing power between the 545 vs 530
Night and day!
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Old 02-24-2004, 03:26 PM
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Mark,

Congrats...she's a beaut! Color is similar to mine (topaz blue).

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Old 02-24-2004, 03:43 PM
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It looks like you got all the toys
how about HUD?
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