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Old 06-02-2012, 10:52 AM
RO-CK RO-CK is offline
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Mein Auto: 2012 X3 F25 20dX WY31
Thumbs down CIC Retrofit Help (Fitting Issue)

Hello guys,

I'm replacing my 6.5" display and radio with the 8.8" screen and CIC/Navigation professional combo, but I came with some hardware fitting issues --edit: see updated part list to solve this---

Parts Needed:

--Edit--- Added the parts needed to make this work

-Car Infotainment Computer "CIC" - P/N 65129220068
-Central Information Display "CID" - P/N 65509231320
-Equipment Mount - P/N 51459193778
-Lower cover panel centerstack - P/N 51459201670

-Usb Plug for Glove Box - P/N ???
-Usb Cable for plug in Glove Box - P/N ???
-FSC Activation Code
-E-Sys Programming

Hardware parts purchased from:


So, as I haven't found no DIY on the new X3 F25, I'm blindfolded and pretty much doing this by heart. I posted my own DIY on post 2, feel free to chip in


I've came to an important issue on the fitting the new CIC part inside the trim.. I couldn't get it to fit my car. I think I have a problem with the "Equipment Mount" P/N: 51459193777 as it's too small to fit the CIC unit inside and I had to order a wider one.


Take a look at the pictures with the "Equipment Mount" that my car came with

Continue on post 2

Last edited by RO-CK; 06-07-2012 at 06:14 PM. Reason: Now I solved the fitting issue and moving on..
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