Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 7 Series & 8 Series > 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)

7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
Discussion of BMW's 4th generation E65/E66 7 Series flagship. The E65 generated much controversy, due to its radical styling and iDrive user difficulties. Nonetheless, the E65 broke records to become the best-selling 7-series iteration ever, especially after its 2005 facelift.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-24-2008, 08:39 PM
WU99WU WU99WU is offline
Account Under Review
Location: SEATTLE WA
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 187
Mein Auto: 05 645ci 07 335i cpe
check out the cpt8000 bluetooth diy i made if you need it!!! very easy to do

Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 09:46 AM
Silverthorne Silverthorne is offline
Registered User
Location: Austin
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 5
Mein Auto: 2002 745Li
Ran into a bit of a snag while doing this install. The SOS cable connector was firmly jammed underneath the small plastic piece designed to hold the cpt8000 and trunk lock connectors in place. After twenty minutes of trying to free it, I eventually just gave up and cut the cable near the base of the curved plastic piece that holds the coiled cord (the one that has to be removed.) I'm happy to report no adverse effects from doing so. iPhone works great with the iDrive system.
Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 10:10 AM
Joe-BMW's Avatar
Joe-BMW Joe-BMW is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Boston
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,645
Mein Auto: F10, E39, Audi Q7
Same thing happened to me. I also just cut the cable knowing it had nowhere to go on the CPT8000
2012 535xi|Dark Graphite|Black Interior|M-Sport|

Prior BMW's: 1987 325e|1993 740i|1998 740il|2002 745li|2007 750li|2006 750li
Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 7 Series & 8 Series > 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:17 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms