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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 05-04-2012, 06:13 PM
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Mobridge iPod Interface

I bought the Mobridge iPod interface a while back and had it installed. Searched long and hard for an attractive, compact iDock I could place between the instrument cluster and the Idrive screen, right behind the windshield wiper stalk. Perfect location.

So far I have one rigged up on a small steel bracket, but it is not as flush as I would like due to the fairly deep plug from Mobridge that connects to the back side.
Also I ran into a connectivity issue. The Mobridge interface connects to BMW's CD changer, but my car does not have one, nor the software loaded in the central communications center. This means a lot of files need to be added and the only way to do that is via the stealership. I have lined up a friend who works at one, and he will do the programming as if it were his personal car. Otherwise I would be looking at a big bill, likely a fistful of C-notes for something that takes 10 min. tops.

I will post pictures when it is all done. Hopefully next week.

You gotta have patience with these cars.
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