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  1. BMS Oil Catch Can, thinking of adding a drain line

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hey guys, I put catch can a month ago on the M4. When I checked today was quit surprised how much condensation and oil got caught. Its a pain to empty, though it is doable without removing the carbon brace. I saw that it has a plug at the bottom of the OCC, and I was wondering if any had rigged...
  2. Adding Dr Lube Shudder Fix

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, just wondering if any one has added Dr lube transmission shudder fix to there auto boxes and if so how did they do it? Thanks Sent from my JSN-L21 using Tapatalk
  3. Adding a Hardtop to an E36 Convertible?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, Can I ask Members what they reckon to fitting a Hardtop to a E36 bodied 318i ? Is it straightforward, or might have snags, and do you have to remove the old Hood to do it (or is there room for it to stay folded underneath?) Thank in advance, bartholomew100
  4. Adding bluetooth to play music?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Anybody know of the easiest/best way to hook up my iphone to the car instead of installing an Aux wire? Would love to be able to connect via bluetooth. My 318ti E46 Compact has the phone cradle, button on the centre, button on the steering wheel and the shark fin aerial.... any help would be...
  5. Adding Bluetooth Streaming to a 2006 750i (E65)

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I've just test-driven a really nice 2006 750i. I'd love to buy it, but need to know first if it is possible to add Bluetooth streaming (for Spotify, podcasts etc.) to this car. I've read something about having 16 wires or 40 wires behind the head unit, 16 wires=OK, 40 wires=No go I'd really...
  6. Adding an active subwoofer to standard system.

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all first post alert. I have an e90 with the base system and I want to know how easy it would be to add an active sub to it using a high level input option. I was planning on using the outputs from the rear speakers but I’ve come to the conclusion that bmw might have some kind of inline...
  7. Adding Bluetooth phone connection

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all I have a 2008 X3 that's got no Bluetooth phone connection parts in, can these parts be fitted by yourself into my car or is it to hard and not worth the bother ?. Does it have a wiring harness and where does it go ?.
  8. Adding USB audio to 2007 E92 - will professional sat nav recognise it? BMW dealer only?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Sorry if this has been asked before but I did search and couldn't;t find an answer to this specific question: If I have the official USB audio kit fitted to my 2007 E92 335D by BMW (USB socket next to the aux-in in the armrest), once it's been coded to the car, will I then see a 'USB' option in...
  9. e90 adding USB

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello all. I have been searching the forums for a MULF2 High Basis retrofit, read pretty much all there is to read about coding and finally made the plunge and replaced my faulty MULF for a MULF2 High, bought the cables and coded the Bluetooth in. My next endeavor would be to get USB working...
  10. Adding 20mm spacers on the rear

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    If I add a set of 20mm hubcentric spacers would the locking bolt still reach? Thanks
  11. Adding speed cameras to satnav as POI on CIC idrive?

    General BMW Discussions
    Is this doable or not? Recently upgraded to the Western Europe 2016-2 map and I'm pretty surprised that it doesn't come with an option for this. Doesn't even show the speed limit for the road you're on either. :frown
  12. 2007 335i - Adding music function and key function

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Guys Im net=w to the forum only bought a 2007 335i manual Yesterday :) Played with it a bit but the are couple of annoying things that i was wondering if can be changed. I paired my phone via blue tooth but under entertainment menu (i have sat nav built in) i have no option for music...
  13. Adding an amp to the OEM Sat/Nav unit please help! E46 2004

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello all, i'm trying to add an amp to my Alpine Oem head unit (no Amp oinstalled as far as i can see) but am really confused as to which wires are for the speakers, I've removed the head unit and i still have the radio playing when i turn on the ignition which to me signals that the head unit...
  14. E91 - adding usb socket to centre console

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've got 2010 E91 with Pro Media with the std (I'm told) USB in the glove box. BMW quoted me about £500 worth of parts to add another in the ctr console area, next to the jack plug socket. Needs a different communications unti as ell as the UBS kit. Presumably this is correct, but is there an...
  15. Adding an AMP to e60 standard sound system

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All I'm looking for some advice on adding some small upgrades to my current sound system. I have a e60 lci with the standard sound system and from my research i found the standard sound system is not soo bad but under powered. So i'm thinking is to just add tweeters and an amp (maybe...
  16. 1997 E36 318is - Central locking mess - should adding 12V work?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi everyone! I've just bought a 1997 E36 318is! The central locking does not work at all due to a META M99 T2 alarm system the previous owner ripped out and left in the boot... I've tried applying 12V to the lock and unlock wires (Wires 4 & 17 on the yellow plug) Should the doors lock and...
  17. 2008 I Drive Internal Storage - adding new music

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Folks Hoping someone may be able to answer a few questions about the I Drive, in particular with regards to storing songs. I have just purchased a 2008 120d with I drive, I don't have it yet but I believe it only has an AUX (No visible USB connector as far as I can recall). Just want to...
  18. adding 02 sensors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi, my 95 328i came without cats from factory and has ms41.0, it has no O2 sensors or lambda, on the fuel rail the 2 sockets of the sensors have caps on them. my car is running rich, so can i add 2 O2 sensors to my headers and just connect them? in INPA my o2 readings are around 4.8. thx in...
  19. Adding reversing sensors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, this is my first post. I want to add reversing sensors to my E46 touring, but can't find where the module should plug into. Iv looked everywhere in the boot but can't find any loose plugs that look like the ones I need. Any pics or help is much appreciated. Chris
  20. E90 2010 Professional Radio - options for adding USB to armrest

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    This BMW malarkey aint half confusing! My car has professional radio, no CD changer in the boot and no USB in the arm rest. Is it possible to add a USB in to the armrest that simply plugs in to the back of the head unit and get it coded? I've seen cables advertised, but really could do with...