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  1. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hey guys, recently i got introduced to CarPlay and gotta say I love it, I went on bimmertech and checked out my car and i need to buy the mmi, I started to look for more information on this topic and i can see that most people recommend the mmi from unique ad, full screen, wireless, better...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all , as above I’m going to attempt to DIY replacing one if the air suspsenon air bags . I’ve purchased an aerosus unit but it doesn’t come with instructions . I’ve seen arnott instructions as well as some videos on YouTube but wondered if there were any steps specific to the Aerosus springs...
  3. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hey New to the forum, picking up my first BMW on Monday, an F36 420i X Drive in carbon Black, can’t wait. I pretty much got the spec I wanted apart from a rear view camera, done my research and opted for BimmerTech OEM integration, seen a few threads on this. Anyone know of any installers close...
  4. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, new member here. The car is a 2004 BMW 520i, that was imported from the UK to Cyprus. The car has installed: Bluetooth Cd changer Snap in cradle in the armrest, but no adapter. NO Sat-nav NO usb or aux-in Also, the options in the menu do not list an aux-in or anything of the...
  5. Auto Electrical Forum
    I previously fitted a dashcam to my VW Passat without too many problems. I wanted to transfer it to my 225xe but am struggling to find the fuse box. I believe it may be deep behind the glove compartment but haven't been able to see it. Can anyone help with how to access it and which fuse to go...
  6. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hello, I am new to the forum, since buying a 2004 645ci this last month. I have installed a tension gateway 500sbt dual fot. I am 99% sure I had installed it (physically) correctly. I can connect my bluetooth to it, and hear the dealing tone through the car. But I have no option to play...
  7. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, I have a BMW F20 2014 with VIN: J832140. I want to install front pdc and have rear pdc installed. Is there somebody, who knows where I can buy everything in a set, besides bimmertech's website? Because I think they are a bit expensive. I have listed the things, that I think I will need to...
  8. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    As above can anyone help? Heated seats installation
  9. General BMW Discussions
    I want to install the rear heated seats in my car. I have the switches and can get the seats with the heating elements in them I need someone to install them in the Manchester or both west area. Can anyone help. I want the installation oem so the original switches work. Any help appreciated Regards
  10. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi. I purchased Bcables CDs plus cable, installed it but it didn't work, I've tried to uninstall to reinstall but when I try to reinstall a window pops up saying its installed. How do I clear it off my laptop to reinstall or is it a one use cd?, so much for the easy installation. Any help will...
  11. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    bought a bimmer a few weeks ago, paranoid about it being hit when parked especially. Can anyone recommend a dashcam for my 440i which looks roughly OEM, and will quickly activate and record if it detects a bump at all? how much would BMW charge to fit their own dashcam you reckon? if i shopped...
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Being new to BMW im a bit green on everything to do with equipmentand what i can add in or what is standard but here goes. One thing i dont have (that i know of) is DAB. An initial look in the boot doesnt reveal much as im not sure what im looking at :D What i want to know is have i got all...
  13. BMW Guides and How To's
    G'Day, Thought this site might be helpful for those doing retro fits etc. Deals with various models. https://bmweba.com/series/
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello. Im thinking about buying this reverse camera from e-bay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rear-View-Camera-for-BMW-1-3-5-6-X6-X5-E39-E81-E87-E90-E91-E92-E60-E61-E70-E71/152705640855?hash=item238df72997:g:-TYAAOSwaZdZvOKJ But googling around, i cant really find any DIYourselves of how to install...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hey guy , First BMW for me , got my self a 2008 520D se , auto. very nice quick car. wanted to find out if there was any way to install any satnav in to the OBC and how i would do it , would apprciate any help Thanks guys
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Gentlemen , I am KhisoreDa writing to you from California USA. As you might notice I am a new member and I need help with my BMW 325CI year 2005 BMW 325CI 2005 My soft top old and I wanna replace it, so here is what I've done so far Since the soft top has 6 important Screws ( 3 screws on...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello Everyone! I have purchased an aftermarket air filter to fit to my 1999 E36 318is, however, am having some issues. From reading threads on this forum regarding air filter installations, I believe it has become evident that my car is not like others. When I say this, I am referring to the...
  18. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi All, Hope everyones OK. This is my first ever post so please go easy! My details, BMW X5 2004 4.4i adapter : K- DCAN usb 2008 driver installed as heard new one doesnt work. Operating system on laptop: Win 7 x64 Guys, I am having a major headache with the Rheingold installation -...
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I've had my BMW a couple years now but I've never been able to connect and use the bluetooth installation. When I get in the car and turn the engine on I can search for bluetooth devices and I see a Parrot 5.25c available device. Which I was able to connect to the very first time but...
  20. Auto Electrical Forum
    Just installed a Xtrons PG7539BA ( 7" HD Android 5.1 Lollipop Multi-touch Screen Car DVD Player Custom Fit for BMW 5 Series / X5 | Xtrons ) unit with Android 5.1 on a BMW 530d, model E39, from 2001. Concerning the unit function everything is OK so far, but I’m experiencing some issues with the...
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