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skategoat 11-10-2011 07:19 PM

Need bluetooth/nav info
I just bought a 2007 X3 and I want to add at the least, Bluetooth support and perhaps navigation. Is this an easy retrofit? Any part numbers, aftermarket kits are appreciated.

RickN 11-11-2011 03:28 AM

For Bluetooth your best bet is probably to install a Denison Gateway 500 for ~ $400. This will give you iPod, AUX, bluetooth, USB and more for less money than the OEM bluetooth unit.

If you want NAV it will cost $1,600 to $3K. You can try these guys located in Quebec to see if they can do an X3. If not then the CIC retrofit guru is Patrys. Send him a PM or email.

KIRASIR 11-11-2011 11:03 AM

Congrats on the new car, I pick up an X3 2 weeks ago as well.

For bluetooth, Ipod, etc. I ordered a unit from these guys:

I have one in my M3 and for the money it's very good. The DICE unit is almost twice the price and does pretty much the same thing.

skategoat 11-11-2011 10:56 PM

I bought a DICE ipod adapter for my e46. After about a month it failed. So the dealer (can't remember who), sells me an "upgrade". It died too. Meanwhile, the $15 adapter I bought off eBay for my Toyota works like a trooper after years.

So no DICE for me. I'll look into the Grom unit.


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