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F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current)
The 5 Series Gran Turismo -- now available in the USA as a 535i, 550i and 550i xDrive model.

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Old 12-24-2012, 05:29 PM
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DVD unlock

Hey guys, anybody know the procedure for unlocking the DVD so that it can play while driving? No, I'm not mad enough to watch Star Wars while hitting hyper drive, just trying to keep my wife awake during long trips!
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:17 PM
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It can be done, but note that it is illegal in (every?) state in the USA, and if a cop happens to pull up behind you, you'll likely get a ticket! Search DVD in Motion. It can easily be done if you pick up the required programming cable and download the program and data files (they're huge, ten's of Gb), but then you can change lots of things. If you have some programming background, the cable and program to make those changes will cost you about the same as buying the code to do just that one thing (but it is certainly easier!).
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Old 01-04-2013, 04:40 PM
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Worked well, very simple process, thanks for the guidance!
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