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  1. 2010 F11 530d - problems upgrading maps & enabling extra features

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, my new-to-me BMW has the full navigation & media system package with ConnectedDrive (Navigation Premium, TV, DVD, HUD, controller knob, the works), however I'm trying to see what packages I can get for the car, but BMW's website says no additional packages available after putting in my...
  2. Upgrading a lower spec E87 parts

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone, today I looked at a 2005 E87 120d, everything about it was correct, price mileage etc but it appears that it has quite a low spec. Plastic steering wheel with no remote buttons, manual aircon etc. I was wondering whether it is an easy job to upgrade these, like would it be easy to...
  3. Upgrading to Harman Kardon

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey all, Does anyone tried to upgrade the hifi system to a complete harman kardon system? My F20 2014 has today installed : S609A - Navigation system Professional S676A - HiFi speaker system My current hifi system does not have the front speakers. Can you guys tell me whether I need a special...
  4. Upgrading my idrive

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi all, apologies if this has been asked before but ive searched and not really found the answer I have an E60 535d 2006 but the idrive doesn't have sat nav just obc where the nav would be, my question is what would I need to buy to upgrade to nav, would also like Bluetooth etc for my phone but...
  5. Upgrading speakers - F36 440i GranCoupe

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've owned said F36 440iGC for a few weeks now and I'm just not happy with the standard sound/speaker system - car doesn't have HK. I tried a 440i with HK and tbh I couldn't tell the difference between standard and the HK system. Looking at upgrading the speakers. Anyone recommend a good...
  6. 2005 X5 Options for upgrading.

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I have searched high and low on t'interwebs for some help. I picked up a 2005 x5 3.0d Sport which at forst glance had all the bells and whistles. However it is proving a bit of a trial: Sat Nav didn't work: Updated to v32 and gave it map DVD... Sorted! Bluetooth: Stuck in "activate phone"...
  7. Upgrading rear shocks

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    question is there any benefit from putting some upgrade rear shocks on my e91 se or would that be a waist of time? the rear shocks on my 55plate e91 320d have a small leek and could do with replacing just the rear and was wondering if its a good idea to upgrade them a bit to a stiffer would...
  8. INTERIOR UPGRADING Fserie

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Bimmermasterpieces
  9. Upgrading Nav from Move to Route

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, I'm new to this forum, so apologies if this has been asked before and I just can find the thread.... I have a 2014 320d MSport Touring as a company car, but have just bought a 2014 330d XDrive MSport (which is a different beast..!). My only niggle is that I didn't realise that the...
  10. 2006 E87 118d - Need advice on upgrading sound system/stereo/bluetooth integration

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I've just bought my first bimmer, E87 118D M sport 2006, lovely car with loads of optional extras. But I want to do something to the sound system as it's slightly lacking. I've been looking at some examples of when people have fitted aftermarket stereos to their 1 series' because at first I was...
  11. Upgrading Wheels

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and a relatively new BMW owner. I've got a 09 BMW 320d and would like to replace the stock 17" stock V spoke wheels with a set of 18" MV3 wheels. Firstly, I'm having difficulty locating a used/refurbished set including decent run flat tyres and secondly, I'm just...
  12. Upgrading side lights

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, is it possible to upgrade the orange sidelight bulbs to a nice led white on a 2010 330d lci?
  13. 2008 123D - Upgrading Radiator

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hello, recently i bought this upgraded intercooler https://ecotune-scotland.co.uk/product/ecotune-123d-uprated-intercooler and was thinking if an upgraded radiator would make any difference. I drive only in town (living in Malta) and most of the time in traffic, car mileage is pretty high too...
  14. Upgrading business cassette to OEM touchscreen

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I have recently bought a 53 plate 320d compact that has the standard business cassette deck. I have recently bought the OEM alpine touchscreen unit to go in its place but on taking out the old unit I notice the plugs are completely different. :confused: The old unit has one large black...
  15. Upgrading 2012 X6 with yellow halo sidelights

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Guys mine was built 2011 so it has the yellowish halo DRL , is it possible to upgrade these to the white ones?
  16. Upgrading Hifi system e46 cab

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've got the Hi fi system and as we all know it's shocking. I want to upgrade the headunit but with it being an amplified system will the headunit still improve the sound like it has in all my previous cars? Also do I need a special iso loom for this set up? Would it be possible to fit the hk...
  17. E46, 2016 Upgrading single DIN head unit PICTURE HEAVY!

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Mostly all discussions around single din upgrade on various forums are outdated so I just thought I post here my experience, sourcing parts and installing - this isn't really a guide since there are plenty other posts demonstrating what is required to remove existing head unit and its associated...
  18. E39 M-Sport Suspension - worth keeping, or worth upgrading to Coilovers ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all, I own an E39 M-Sport and am interested in going lower, by a couple of inches. These days, is the M-Sport suspension worth some money (on the older 5 series)? Or I wont be making a mistake by scrapping it, for a set of Coilovers? :confused The car sits quite nicely, especially...
  19. Upgrading speakers

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Was wondering what size the door speakers were, and is there any in the rear as can't find any or am I being stupid ? Cheers
  20. Upgrading speakers

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Was wondering what size the door speakers were, and is there any in the rear as can't find any or am I being stupid ? Cheers
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