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      06-08-2013, 12:03 AM   #1
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Is there an IDrive or ECU Upgrade?

Hey guys I was told by my friend that I could upgrade the Idrive to the newest version or I could buy a ECU to upgrade that or something? I went onto the BMW website and typed in my vin and they said it was already updated to the latest version. I wanna change the look of my Idrive
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      06-10-2013, 01:48 PM   #2
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Hey guys I was told by my friend that I could upgrade the Idrive to the newest version or I could buy a ECU to upgrade that or something? I went onto the BMW website and typed in my vin and they said it was already updated to the latest version. I wanna change the look of my Idrive
You can, but it will require some coding on your part. Most likely you will need to perform a full CCC to CIC retrofit, then you can have the new iDrive controller and all
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      06-10-2013, 09:21 PM   #3
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It'll cost around $1200 depending on your year.

Checkout this site. I'm not affiliated with them...

http://www.bpmsport.com

...but I am going to use Mike's services in the near future. I can't stand the fact that my 2011 X6 DOES NOT have Bluetooth audio streaming.

I had a 2010 Ford that was more "connected" than this. Oh well, these Bimmers are sweet rides anyway!
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      07-24-2013, 06:01 PM   #4
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It'll cost around $1200 depending on your year.

Checkout this site. I'm not affiliated with them...

http://www.bpmsport.com

...but I am going to use Mike's services in the near future. I can't stand the fact that my 2011 X6 DOES NOT have Bluetooth audio streaming.

I had a 2010 Ford that was more "connected" than this. Oh well, these Bimmers are sweet rides anyway!
It is not a very complicated procedure to get Bluetooth audio streaming in your 2011 X6. All you need is CIC (which you already have) and then add and code Combox media. I added it to my 09 X6, fairly simple process. One of the BEST features for any car (more useful that cruise control, in my opinion)
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      07-26-2013, 11:14 AM   #5
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It is not a very complicated procedure to get Bluetooth audio streaming in your 2011 X6. All you need is CIC (which you already have) and then add and code Combox media. I added it to my 09 X6, fairly simple process. One of the BEST features for any car (more useful that cruise control, in my opinion)
wait how did you add bluetooth streaming in your 09? that is honestly the only thing I want is bluetooth streaming

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      07-26-2013, 12:26 PM   #6
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wait how did you add bluetooth streaming in your 09? that is honestly the only thing I want is bluetooth streaming

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Get this module: http://www.ebay.com/itm/221127311569...84.m1423.l2649 install it and code it. Once done, you will have ability to stream audio through bluetooth
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      07-26-2013, 02:17 PM   #7
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Smile ECU Upgrade

My X5 finally runs like it should. I complained everytime I took it in that it had a lurch when starting out at a mide pace. Two weeks ago I took it into BMW Palm Springs they said there was a bulletin out and did programing on it.

Now it runs like a BMW should,
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