RETROFITTING FACTORY BLUETOOTH......

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Re: RETROFITTING FACTORY BLUETOOTH......

Post by F1KAV » Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:17 pm

thanks thetyrant I will do that.
just to add, ive found out that e93 microphones are housed on the steering wheel column cover a opposed to the other e9x.
the part is here: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-E88-E93-F ... 0290.m3507

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Post by THETYRANT » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:38 pm

Thats right the convertibles get microphone in a different place to cars with metal roof (where it is next to interior light), mine had interior light version retro fitted at same time headunit was swapped, also ive since removed it to make a wiring repair and now all works as it should.
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Post by F1KAV » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:47 pm

I made a mistake. It's an aux I have in arm rest. So it's a full install buying the module, antenna, microphone and wiring I need I think unless I've missed something out

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Post by THETYRANT » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:09 pm

Or you can just buy a headunit with all features built in like the one fitted in my car, then all you need is the microphone and if you want it get usb harness and socket etc.
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Re: RETROFITTING FACTORY BLUETOOTH......

Post by F1KAV » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:21 am

Where did you get yours from?

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Post by THETYRANT » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:48 am

F1KAV wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:21 am
Where did you get yours from?
Mine was bought on here by previous owner to me, however quick search on ebay finds a few at least with Bluetooth cant see any with dab at moment , just search "BMW Professional headunit Bluetooth" seems most have USB input and some have DAB like mine as well, just look at small sockets on rear below is list of which is which. If they have built in Bluetooth its shown on main sticker as mentioned previous.

Black = FM aerial all have this
White socket = USB input
Mustard = UK DAB aerial
Green = DAB for other countries not used in UK

Heres one that came up but a few on there...

With USB and Bluetooth - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-3-SERIES ... SwrFtaAGX1

You may require coding when fitting to car which I think is mainly to do with parking sensors etc but Wibbles on here should be able to help and give more info on that.

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Suspension Quest thread - http://www.babybmw.net/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=80208

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Re: RETROFITTING FACTORY BLUETOOTH......

Post by F1KAV » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:24 am

thankyou again for helping. Id like to buy that unit but it looks different to what I have. here is a photo of my head unit on 2007 e93 325i Image

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Post by THETYRANT » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:40 am

Ah ok you have Navigation system I didn't realise, that a whole different ball game and sorry I cant help with that.
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Post by F1KAV » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:45 am

ah ok, thanks anyhow. do you know anyone who can help??

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Post by THETYRANT » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:05 pm

What is it your trying to acheive again ? is it just bluetooth for handsfree phone use ? if so i can recommend a HB01 unit which plugs into AUX port to give sound through speakers (when headunit switched to AUX) and had separate microphone/controller you put on dashboard, ive used them on last 2 cars mainly for streaming music into AUX port from my phone but have used as Handsfree device for phone as well, works well for both and at £30 a good price and while not as nice as fully intergrated headunit setup its a lot cheaper and less hassle.

LInk here to what i mean and can be bought elsewhere like Amazon etc - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/iClever-Himb ... SwtKVaUkgx
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Suspension Quest thread - http://www.babybmw.net/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=80208

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Re: RETROFITTING FACTORY BLUETOOTH......

Post by F1KAV » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:16 pm

yes that looks like a great gadget thank you.
im trying to add to the car the things its missing really so it works to its full potential

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Re: RETROFITTING FACTORY BLUETOOTH......

Post by THETYRANT » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:37 pm

If you wanted it to be integrated into your existing system it would need the extra modules/wiring and then coding to the headunit, if it will take the modules, you could try a PM to Wibbles on here he might be able to help more.
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Now on my 3rd 130i, this time a nice E81 in Graphite, Previously 2 x 130i and 2 x 135i

Camber plate project - http://www.babybmw.net/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=96465

Suspension Quest thread - http://www.babybmw.net/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=80208

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Re: RETROFITTING FACTORY BLUETOOTH......

Post by F1KAV » Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:18 pm

Do you know if this would fit....obviously minus the head unit? https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2458967621

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Re: RETROFITTING FACTORY BLUETOOTH......

Post by F1KAV » Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:21 pm

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