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  1. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi folks, I'm trying to retrofit bluetooth into my business cd C43, as using the cig. lighter devices look crap so trying to maintain an OEM look. The options my car came with: S650A - Radio BMW Reverse S661A - Radio BMW Business (C43) S692A - Preparation, BMW 6-CD changer I-bus There is no...
  2. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, thought I’d share...had this done a while ago. Got fed up with the professional 10 speaker system, so I had the following done: 3 way focal speakers - 6.5’’ mid-bass / 5’’ mid-range/ tweeter 10 inch JL Audio shallow subwoofer - installer where the ski hatch was (removed) 2 x JL Audio...
  3. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Has anybody had any experience of the Android Head units or the other Otonavi touch screen head units. I'm thinking of changing the stock (cd in boot) unit to a double din type and quite like the look of the semi oem units? Might do it myself (I know I need the HVAC relocation unit) but if...
  4. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a E46 325 sport 2dr. What size are the speakers everywhere? Do I need adapters? Can someone provide links please? (UK location and cheapest only please) I used to do a lot of work on my cars, and audio systems, so I know the essentials but I've not had a BMW before. Thanks in advance.
  5. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My wife’s 2012 F20 climate when on 16deg is ice cold and then you click it up a notch to 17 and it goes boiling. No inbetween. Any help with this is appreciated.
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone. Here we go. I have been driving for a long time sunny, mk2 golf, mk4 astra, focus. I was after a new car and e46 sedan is the best looking car. I got a 2004 320d 110,000m for £1,300. Long story short its my first RWD car. So I have been driving around and the traction control keeps...
  7. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    OK peeps, I want an ICE upgrade for my E46 2003 330d Sport saloon. Head unit, amp, speakers, amplified sub. Something not "too" hard on the wallet, but decent enough to please the ear. Recommendations? Thanks!
  8. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello I've recently bought a 2011 318d exclusive edition with idrive but I'm looking for an aftermarket stereo with USB capabilities to swap for the factory fitted version. Also is this a simple job or would you recommend a technician to fit it.
  9. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    We're pleased to announce that Connects2 is now the sponsor of the ICE section here on Bimmerforums, and we hope that we can bring something unique to your experience here. Here at Connects2, we specialise in distributing and manufacturing car audio products for the worldwide market. Some of...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Newbie here so be gentle if I have posted in the wrong forum. I have a 53 plate 525i (2.2 litre) petrol which I love. I purchased it 7 months ago and have had some minor issues with it regarding the engine. It was purchased with 160,000 on the clock and is now at 176,000. It...
  11. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, I have the std head unit with business nav, but the sound quality is poor! Any suggestions on a reasonably priced upgrade? Thanks :)
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi I am new to the forums and to BMWs. Just got a 2000 (X) BMW E46 Convertible. I really want to upgrade the system in the car. I have brought a Alpine CDE 185Bt. Just waiting for the fascia kit and harness to arrive.... I would like to upgrade the speakers and put a ski hatch sub in. Have you...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, new to this forum! I have hired a car for Athens airport through Enterprise rent a car. I am expecting a BMW 316 and want to know how i can play music in the car. My Golf has an SD card slot, does the bimmer have the same/similar? What different ICE system are available on the BMWs? Is...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Morning everyone, This is more of a rant here than anything else. As can be seen by when my account was created I am not new here - But I hardly visit, mainly because my BMW never seem to break! 160k now and still the engine pulls like now. Most amazing car I have driven. This car gets stick...
  15. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    My e46 coupe has the buisness CD player, after researching, I found these stereos to be worth something, not sure why? I want mine out as I want a USB system, what are they worth and would anyone want to buy it or swap me a M-sport bumper in silver?
  16. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi have had my 5 series for a year now It has the onboard computer along with Bluetooth But no MP3 no aux no navigation I have purchased the oem type aux from ebay and its a direct fit but do I have to it reprogrammed for it to work ?? My speakers are pants once volume gets halfway and the...
  17. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I'm in the middle of fitting the Alpine CDE136BT to my 03/53 330d Sport touring and it is driving me nuts. The car has HK fitted which is not helping matters. I got the loom adapter from incartec and it is specific for e46 with HK and also retains the steering wheel controls. I've had the...
  18. Introductions
    Hi all, I have an e60 "06" saloon that I have bought an alpine 6 disc changer for, the problem I have is the sparky side it plugs into the loom and you can hear it searching for the discs but it's not being picked up by the idrive system , can any one help please
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Has anyone had any experience using/installing one of these? ES1046BEN 7" HD BMW 3 E46 M3 Car DVD player GPS RMVB TV WiFi 3G Bluetooth SD | eBay I'm particularly interested to know: What OS and version is installed? How much RAM is onboard? Is the screen resistive or capacitive? Is it...
  20. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all just wondered how i would go about changing the yellow angel eyes in my 645, to the ice white colour seen on newer BMW's ?? any how to's on here? or any companys etc that do it . Any info would be appreciated !! Jay
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