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  1. The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi, Hoping someone with a Dension Gateway 500 or 500 Lite can give me some advice please. I've just bought a 2004 BMW 745 (E65) and want to use my iPhone with it to make calls and play music from Spotify and radio programmes from BBC iPlayer. I am not bothered about using the phone as an iPod...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    My oil level is a touch on the low end of the dipstick. It's a lovely light golden colour so quite hard to see exactly where the line stops. I'm looking at motor oils appropriate for this model and have seen suggestions of 5w-30 and 5w-40. Castrol Edge comes up, but some good reviews on TRIPLE...
  3. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    So further research has shown none of the add on systems will get cover art onto my CCC Pro iDrive, (with 6CD and MP3 ability coded) to achieve that I need to tear it out for a CiC system or to go aftermarket which I dont see as cost beneficial. I dont need more bluetooth (car has it) or...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum, I've tried searching for another thread with this issue, couldn't find one. My RPM needle is stuck at 500 with ignition off. It operates fine when I drive the car, if I take the 500+ rpm into consideration. It was fine when I got the car, it was just a bit above 0...
  5. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Quick! Opie Oils is offering 15% off EVERYTHING - but for the next 500 orders only! To take advantage of this very limited time offer, simply visit our website HERE and use the code NEXT500 to get 15% off your order. This discount applies to EVERYTHING on our website - this includes ALL of...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I am looking to upgrade and am rather enamoured with the M3 Limited Edition 500 convertible. I am however confused about the colours available. All the online references to it just mention the red, white and blue yet I have seen this car available in carbon black and grey. Could someone...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. I'm looking to get rid of my 2001 Audi A3 1.6 petrol manual car for something a tad bigger with a bigger engine and automatic. My Audi is just not that refined, especially on the motorway. I like BMW's, and have had a few in the past (2001 7 series, 2002 5 series and an old shape Z4)...
  8. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    As title otherwise quite flexible. This is something for a relative to get a year or so out of and I can fix it when they break it so must be reasonably presentable and have an MOT of some sort. I am in the Glasgow area, happy to travel for the right car within reason. Try me :)
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Insane price and insane build. From the article: Everyone knows about the crazy prices for BMW E30 M3s, but this one even shocked us more as the seller wants $224,500 – and it's not even a stock model! 24 pictures and full article .
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All After reading on about a dozen forums (Some in languages other than English!!) I have finally managed to install my Dension 500 S BT. So in order to give a little back to all those good folks who posted individual pieces to the puzzle, I intend to let you have my ideas on the how best...
  11. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi has anyone had the Dension 500 fitted along with the spec dock iphone custom ashtray insert. I've been quoted £538 for mobile fitting. Just wondered if anyone had it done cheaper Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys just picked up my new e60 535d great car but can't get music through my iPhone into the car sound system I have the silver Denison 500 fitted so phone all works ok just no music anyone no what's needed to make it work with the iPhone 5 as the Denison has a iPhone 4 plug coming out of it?
  13. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Info needed on Dension 500 usb functionality Hi Guys i'm looking at going down the Dension route to get a usb conection in my car i have professional sat nav fitted and bluetooth (which wont sync with my phone i believe it needs an update), wanted to know if i still need the bt version and also...
  14. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 2008 118d SE was running perfectly until recently when it suffered the dreaded cam chain failure. As it had a full BMW SH the engine was rebuilt by the local main dealer for a total cost of £2,400. The dealer had it for a week and returned it to me as fully repaired. Unfortunately, as soon...
  15. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi guys I've been searching long and hard for days now on getting an uprated clutch to handle e torque figure for my car but my searches are not coming up with much. The only real option seems the sachs sre performance clutch rated to 540nm+ but that is the standard torque figure so I don't see...
  16. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Has anyone fitted the Dension Gateway 500 to a car without a USB point? Also is it possible to upgrade the iDrive without a USB point? or should i just get the retrofit done? if so does anyone know how much the part is? thanks for your opinions!
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