E90Post
 


GetBMWParts
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > UK Technical Forum > bluetooth retrofitted



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-07-2011, 02:20 PM   #1
chrismanchr
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1986 mr2 mk1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: manchester england

Posts: 222
iTrader: (0)

bluetooth retrofitted

this is my first post so please be gentle lol

i had bluetooth fitted to my e92 today (its an 07 325i in crimson red)

i found the guy on the net ,it took him about 45 mins and it works a treat ,very clear ,all oem

very pleased ,ok ,it cost 345quid but i wanted oem and was gutted when i found a crimson red 325i e92 and it didn't have blue tooth ,it connects to my very crappy htc andriod phone in seconds the phone book and call logs all accessable
chrismanchr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-07-2011, 03:09 PM   #2
Fox530
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: F10 530d
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: United Kingdom

Posts: 392
iTrader: (0)

Excellent, good to know it's dooable.

Get some pics of up of your car because it sounds very nice.
Fox530 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-07-2011, 05:05 PM   #3
giotecno
THE DIESEL WEASEL
 
giotecno's Avatar
 
Drives: 2005 E90 320d
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London

Posts: 300
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2005 320D ES  [0.00]
I would like to have this done too, any chance you can forward the details over mate.
__________________
THE TURK....
giotecno is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-07-2011, 05:13 PM   #4
ed335d
Major General
 
ed335d's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Surrey, UK

Posts: 6,899
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
57 e92 M3  [5.00]
2008 e92 335d  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by giotecno View Post
I would like to have this done too, any chance you can forward the details over mate.
You still running the M3 wheels?

Welcome Chris, get some pictures up
__________________
E92 M3, Jerez Black, Fox Red Novillo, 19'' M Double Spoke, folding mirrors, lumbar support, front seat heating, PDC, USB, DAB, EDC, Bluetooth, Logic 7, High Gloss Shadowline, big smile
ed335d is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 02:49 AM   #5
riga
New Member
 
Drives: x3
Join Date: May 2010
Location: kent

Posts: 13
iTrader: (0)

bluetooth

Hi Mate
I would like to have this don to,can you forward details aswell,or put them up for people to see.
Thanks
Riga
riga is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 03:24 AM   #6
giotecno
THE DIESEL WEASEL
 
giotecno's Avatar
 
Drives: 2005 E90 320d
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London

Posts: 300
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2005 320D ES  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by ed335d View Post
You still running the M3 wheels?

Welcome Chris, get some pictures up
Yep still runnin those babies. but on the correct tyres not M3 tyres anymore... Nice wheels and light too
__________________
THE TURK....

Last edited by giotecno; 04-08-2011 at 05:56 AM.
giotecno is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 05:59 AM   #7
m1bjr
LSD - No, you're not seeing things
 
m1bjr's Avatar
 
Drives: RS250 CUP
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Somerset UK

Posts: 3,313
iTrader: (4)

Send a message via MSN to m1bjr
Thats a fair price when you see the cost of a decent Parrot system, fitted.

Presume then its an iDrive car?
__________________
m1bjr is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 06:14 AM   #8
sattapaal
Private First Class
 
Drives: BMW 330d SE Saloon
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Ickenham, London

Posts: 158
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 330d SE  [0.00]
hmm...does this include parts? did your car have the shark fin thing already on it?
sattapaal is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 12:20 PM   #9
chrismanchr
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1986 mr2 mk1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: manchester england

Posts: 222
iTrader: (0)

www.mobileinstall.co.uk click on factory handsfree then click on bmw

didnt have a sharkfin ,didnt have the phone cage fitted ,theres no need ,have a look at the website see what you think? i could have had a parrot fitted for about 150 but its looks ugly in the car ,and wanted as oem as poss ,did i pay too much though ,because it came up in my first search ,and he was pretty local ,i'm pleased with it ,cheaper than bmw doing it lol

Last edited by chrismanchr; 04-08-2011 at 03:43 PM.
chrismanchr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 01:13 PM   #10
Fox530
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: F10 530d
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: United Kingdom

Posts: 392
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sattapaal View Post
hmm...does this include parts? did your car have the shark fin thing already on it?
The fin isnt a requirement for bluetooth - it houses the external aeriel for use with the phone cradle (Among other things, but this is the phone aspect of it) and if you are using the Bluetooth and not the cradle then this isn't used.
Fox530 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 01:15 PM   #11
giotecno
THE DIESEL WEASEL
 
giotecno's Avatar
 
Drives: 2005 E90 320d
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London

Posts: 300
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2005 320D ES  [0.00]
Then is it just a TCU module thats used and wired up? chrismanchr can you confirm the steps the guy took and was there any coding etc?
__________________
THE TURK....
giotecno is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 01:43 PM   #12
Boyd1963
Major
 
Boyd1963's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 320d e92
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Bournemouth

Posts: 1,301
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Sep 2011 E92  [0.00]
Good call. That looks really good. I want one!

I've got a fully integrated Parrot with Connect2 steering wheel buttons control but this looks miles better.
Boyd1963 is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 02:36 PM   #13
chrismanchr
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1986 mr2 mk1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: manchester england

Posts: 222
iTrader: (0)

i think some of the stuff is bmw and the module isnt and apparently has a parrot chipset ?
i no nowt about this sort of stuff ,engines is my thing not electrics
but it works just like oem but betterapparently ,more phone compatabilty ,clearer etc

like i say i could of been ripped off ,or got a really good deal lol
it works and theres no stupid extra bit hanging out of my dashboard ,so it suits me
chrismanchr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 02:38 PM   #14
Fox530
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: F10 530d
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: United Kingdom

Posts: 392
iTrader: (0)

Ah.

You've had Parrot Bluetooth kit fitted, not a BMW Bluetooth kit. Yes, it works with the buttons because they've used a Connects2 wiring loom.

The bad news is that for this, 345 is very expensive. These kits are about a hundred quid plus 40 quid for the Connects2 loom and fitting is not difficult.

Wont it wont do, IIRC, is display phone details on your radio display. It'll have its own seperate display (Or no display at all if its the base model).
Fox530 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 02:42 PM   #15
chrismanchr
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1986 mr2 mk1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: manchester england

Posts: 222
iTrader: (0)

i got the bmw professional radio ,no idrive
chrismanchr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 02:45 PM   #16
chrismanchr
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1986 mr2 mk1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: manchester england

Posts: 222
iTrader: (0)

no its displays everything in the radio like oem ,phone book ,call log ,who's ringing ,also using the buttons on the radio to make calls etc
chrismanchr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 02:45 PM   #17
chrismanchr
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1986 mr2 mk1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: manchester england

Posts: 222
iTrader: (0)

theres no separate display

i know the difference between a parrot system and this as i had parrot in my last car ,which was very good by the way ,but like i say i didnt want the unsightly display ,i wanted it to work like if bmw had fitted it ,which is whats happened

i'll post a vid or pic if that convinces you

Last edited by chrismanchr; 04-08-2011 at 02:55 PM.
chrismanchr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 03:12 PM   #18
jaybe
New Member
 
Drives: BMW 316Ti SE Compact
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Manchester

Posts: 6
iTrader: (0)

If you have a ULF module - look under the floor trim in the boot - and do not have bluetooth there's a few people who've wired in the mike and bluetooth antenna then recoded.

Our pre-LCI E91 has USB so comes with ULF. I have about 90% parts but battling with ULF pins and antenna lead. The loom is 140 quid but no need for this if you don't want the centre console eject box. Parts cost so far ~60 and estimated cost for recode is 60.

I'll post part nos and the like once I've determined it works for me. Or let you know if it hasn't!
jaybe is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 03:28 PM   #19
chrismanchr
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1986 mr2 mk1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: manchester england

Posts: 222
iTrader: (0)

he definatly unwrapped and installed 2 modules of some sort ,and the mic of course ,i couldnt have done this myself ,there was little information about this on the forums ,there were a few threads about installing it ,with a long list of parts and coding required ,it works ,its very oem looking ,and its way cheaper than bmw could do it
chrismanchr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 03:32 PM   #20
Tunna_uk
Captain
 
Tunna_uk's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW 325i M sport
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Teesside UK

Posts: 794
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
I want. Looks the business !
Tunna_uk is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 03:59 PM   #21
Boyd1963
Major
 
Boyd1963's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 320d e92
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Bournemouth

Posts: 1,301
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Sep 2011 E92  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by chrismanchr View Post
theres no separate display

i know the difference between a parrot system and this as i had parrot in my last car ,which was very good by the way ,but like i say i didnt want the unsightly display ,i wanted it to work like if bmw had fitted it ,which is whats happened

i'll post a vid or pic if that convinces you
This is the new Fiscon kit that you have got installed. I've seen the demo video and it looks fantastic.
Boyd1963 is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-08-2011, 04:09 PM   #22
chrismanchr
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 1986 mr2 mk1
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: manchester england

Posts: 222
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Boyd1963 View Post
This is the new Fiscon kit that you have got installed. I've seen the demo video and it looks fantastic.
thanks at least someone believes me lol
chrismanchr is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:10 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST