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      01-17-2013, 06:31 AM   #15
rjwojcik
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For what it's worth...

I recon the Beemers do come with some sort of electric heater to help warm up the windscreen. My E82 defrosted the windscreen pretty quickly this morning (it was -5.5c).

My old E34 also had a feature where by you could set a time and it would start defrosting the windscreen (for around 15 minutes). So, I would set it 15 minutes before I would leave the house.

There's also talk of coding this feature on the Onesie (see http://www.babybmw.net/viewtopic.php...43036&start=60 on page 5). The explanation is that the feature is disabled for certain markets.

Anyway, I'm gonna talk to my indi to see if they know about it.