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      06-05-2012, 05:48 AM   #23
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Forgot to ask lemans. Does your idrive have internet access as well? And how is this done? Is it using your phone as a modem?
if you buy a combox the internet is done through wireless reception i think or it maybe your phone,not sure.

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I'm very interested in the retrofit just wondering after you fit the emulator does the car require further coding then or is it plug and play??
the emulator is plug and play.
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Is this possible on a car with no sat nav?


I have a '57 plate 325i e92 and looking at this rather than 300 on an installed parrot.

Yes I know this is going to be a lot more but presumably would add a lot more on resale.

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Is this possible on a car with no sat nav?


I have a '57 plate 325i e92 and looking at this rather than 300 on an installed parrot.

Yes I know this is going to be a lot more but presumably would add a lot more on resale.

Cheers

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Hi chris

i had no nav in my car 8 weeks ago and have retrofitted ccc then cic.

I think i have a thread on it somewhere.

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What is the process to retrofit combox to a CIC car and enable internet? Anyone done it over here ?
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What is the process to retrofit combox to a CIC car and enable internet? Anyone done it over here ?
My mate has ordered the combox from bmw with usb lead 230 inc vat to replace his tcu so will let you know over the next day or 2.
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What is the process to retrofit combox to a CIC car and enable internet? Anyone done it over here ?
Both combox media and telematics have differing processes- Combox media can be programmed to use bluetooth tethering to deliver internet access, whereas (from what i understand) telematics utilises the unit's gsm unit for this, but will not work unless a existing assist account is migrated by bmw to your new unit's imei.

hope this helps.
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What is the process to retrofit combox to a CIC car and enable internet? Anyone done it over here ?
I've done the whole lot. CIC with 2012 maps, DAB, Combox with 6nr apps. I've just managed to get Pandora radio working as well

The only thing that doesn't work is my Assist account because BMW won't transfer the imei over. Mind you, Assist isn't much use anyway. You can always phone for assistance or send maps to your phonebook in place of send to car. Then just navigate to the contact.

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^ nice. How much did it cost you all together?
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^ nice. How much did it cost you all together?
About 3k
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Eeeek! :O Very nice. But looks like I'm stuck with my CCC.
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Well done looks great.
Did you do the install yourself?
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Well done looks great.
Did you do the install yourself?
Yes, I did it all myself
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if anyone is looking to this cic retrofit then I have the CIC nav sytem (screen, head unit and controller) as well as the double scoop dash with airbag for sale.

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      07-21-2012, 12:46 PM   #37
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Would any of you guys that have done the CIC retrofit be willing to make up a loom for the CIC controller and the screen? I am happy to pay for what parts and your time.
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Would any of you guys that have done the CIC retrofit be willing to make up a loom for the CIC controller and the screen? I am happy to pay for what parts and your time.
the screen cable can be bought from bmw around 35,you cant make it yourself.
The idrive cable can be made by any indy who can fit nav.
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the screen cable can be bought from bmw around 35,you cant make it yourself.
The idrive cable can be made by any indy who can fit nav.
I know I can get the screen wire that goes from the screen to the cic unit, but what about the wire that powers the screen. Would I need an Indy to that too?
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I know I can get the screen wire that goes from the screen to the cic unit, but what about the wire that powers the screen. Would I need an Indy to that too?
you need a k/can connector from the dealer,they are 2.76.
The wires are there but at the moment you have 8 pins on 2 rows whereas the k/can has them in a single file so you just relocate the pins.
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you need a k/can connector from the dealer,they are 2.76.
The wires are there but at the moment you have 8 pins on 2 rows whereas the k/can has them in a single file so you just relocate the pins.
I forgot to mention I am going from a non i drive set up to fitting the double scoop dash and cic sat nav unit.

Thank you for your input, it very much appreciated.
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I forgot to mention I am going from a non i drive set up to fitting the double scoop dash and cic sat nav unit.

Thank you for your input, it very much appreciated.
as i did matey and its well worth the upgrade
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Nice work Chris...
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