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      10-05-2011, 09:42 AM   #221
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I might be wrong, but I believe the engine software, along with the proper idrive software are done at port (i'm guessing halifax?). So if they got the idrive wrong, the odds are high that they got the engine flash wrong too.
Really? I've never heard that before, why do you believe that? It would make sense to have it done in a centralized place, I just assumed it would be done on the production line....
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Really? I've never heard that before, why do you believe that? It would make sense to have it done in a centralized place, I just assumed it would be done on the production line....
Ok, got a call from the service manager, great guy and very helpful. Here's the conclusion after they plugged the car in and called BMW Canada.

The car DOES have the power kit software as when its plugged in, it says power conversion kit. The problem is, this power kit software done at port is also what wiped out the BMW apps software (so idrive software).

So right now, you can have 1 but not the other. They are working on a new software fix to allow both but won't be due out until sometime in Nov when we all have to bring the car back in for reprogramming.
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Ok, got a call from the service manager, great guy and very helpful. Here's the conclusion after they plugged the car in and called BMW Canada.

The car DOES have the power kit software as when its plugged in, it says power conversion kit. The problem is, this power kit software done at port is also what wiped out the BMW apps software (so idrive software).

So right now, you can have 1 but not the other. They are working on a new software fix to allow both but won't be due out until sometime in Nov when we all have to bring the car back in for reprogramming.
haha and this is why i didnt get the navi/idrive2 system..
its a sports car people not a laptop! check twitter after motoring, not while :P
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Ok, got a call from the service manager, great guy and very helpful. Here's the conclusion after they plugged the car in and called BMW Canada.

The car DOES have the power kit software as when its plugged in, it says power conversion kit. The problem is, this power kit software done at port is also what wiped out the BMW apps software (so idrive software).

So right now, you can have 1 but not the other. They are working on a new software fix to allow both but won't be due out until sometime in Nov when we all have to bring the car back in for reprogramming.
well, at least the *right* piece of software was left on the machine
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well, at least the *right* piece of software was left on the machine

Ahhh yeahh!

But still I want apps! Not for the tweeter/facebook thing, but the ipod/genius interface looks really cool.

I wasn't told by my dealership that we needed the special snap-in adapter to use all the functions...How much more $$$ do we have to lay down? Isn't this something my dealership should give me, a small plastic adaptor...on a 60K$ car?
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Ahhh yeahh!

But still I want apps! Not for the tweeter/facebook thing, but the ipod/genius interface looks really cool.

I wasn't told by my dealership that we needed the special snap-in adapter to use all the functions...How much more $$$ do we have to lay down? Isn't this something my dealership should give me, a small plastic adaptor...on a 60K$ car?
SO if you don't have an iPhone...does the BMW Apps even matter?
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well, at least the *right* piece of software was left on the machine

Ahhh yeahh!

But still I want apps! Not for the tweeter/facebook thing, but the ipod/genius interface looks really cool.

I wasn't told by my dealership that we needed the special snap-in adapter to use all the functions...How much more $$$ do we have to lay down? Isn't this something my dealership should give me, a small plastic adaptor...on a 60K$ car?
This looks more and more like Apps wasn't setup or installed at all. You have a regular iDrive. When you buy the apps add on, I was told it was two parts, software update to iDrive and the bracket in the armrest.


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lets see some interior pics folks!
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snapin media adapter will set you back 200 bucks after that you can use all the functions.
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snapin media adapter will set you back 200 bucks after that you can use all the functions.
Can't beleive we have to pay for that!

My car is now at the port!

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Can't beleive we have to pay for that!

My car is now at the port!

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The best part of my mornings...pushing the start button first thing in the morning, when the engine is dead cold and hearing the ROAR of the exhaust...

and yes it really does ROAR!
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Cool!

The best part of my mornings...pushing the start button first thing in the morning, when the engine is dead cold and hearing the ROAR of the exhaust...

and yes it really does ROAR!
I guess it is a matter of opinion. I like it but my wife says it sounds like an old tractor until it warms up for 20 seconds or so. The neighbor also asked me if there was something wrong with my car the other morning when I started it.
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I guess it is a matter of opinion. I like it but my wife says it sounds like an old tractor until it warms up for 20 seconds or so. The neighbor also asked me if there was something wrong with my car the other morning when I started it.
Wife loves it too. First thing she commented on.

I'm a little embarrassed though in the morning...probably wake up the neighborhood!
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is it just the lighting in the picture or is some of the stitching on the black seats greyish/whitish color? looks great!
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is it just the lighting in the picture or is some of the stitching on the black seats greyish/whitish color? looks great!
Some of the stitching is White. Rear and Front Seats.

Yes it is awesome
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Some of the stitching is White. Rear and Front Seats.

Yes it is awesome
can you take some pics of it?
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omg the piano black and leather carbon look gorgeous...i wish i got automatic just so i could have those nice paddles peaking through the steering wheel

This is going to be a huge step up from the 2008 323i for me!
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Just picked it up tonight, ruby c/w dakota tan leather..... Love this car.....can't wait to take it for a real spin tomorrow....this thing rocks. My first BMW. How do I know if I have the proper engine software? It does have a big twin turbo sticker under the hood....

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Just picked it up tonight, ruby c/w dakota tan leather..... Love this car.....can't wait to take it for a real spin tomorrow....this thing rocks. My first BMW. How do I know if I have the proper engine software? It does have a big twin turbo sticker under the hood....
Congrats...have a great drive tomorrow. If anyone has a picture of the BMW Individual trunk emblem that would be great. I'm not sure if I want mine installed.
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