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      05-16-2017, 02:06 PM   #45
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ok.. so I checked the vin on my bimmer..
and it showed under the POWER section - 225???
wth.. why wouldn't it say 300??
now .. it doesn't state hp it just says 225? is that minus the turbo..
fyi I drive a 2013 135i convertible..
please ease my mind..
Convertor kW to hp: http://www.rapidtables.com/convert/power/kw-to-hp.htm
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      05-16-2017, 03:21 PM   #46
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thanks for your help.. if it would of ended w kw I might of put 2 n 2 .. but it just said 225??
anyways I can sleep now.. thanks for your help guys..
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Just one question tho - The decoder lists my car as equipped with the following options -

575 Additional 12v Power Socket
6AA Bmw Teleservices
6AB Control Teleservices
6NH Hands-free Facility W. Usb Interface
663 Radio Bmw Professional

However, If i understand correctly, the teleservices is the option that gives you access to concierge (I may be so wrong here!)? My car does not have the SOS button as is available in cars with that facility. Maybe I'm reading something wrong!

Secondly, this lists as my car being equipped with the BMW Professional Radio. Does this mean that I should be able to "retrofit" the combox to gain access to enhanced bluetooth? By the looks of it, my car does not currently have a combox in the boot (usual location - left of the fuse box).
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VIN Decode

I’ve been trying to decode two VINs today using bmwvin but it doesn’t seem to be working. Looking for another site, or someone to decode these two, please:

WBS8M9C58J5J78514
WBS8M9C50J5J78829

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Bimmer.work worked for me for both vins
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Bimmer.work worked for me for both vins
Thanks - worked for me, too. I didn’t know about that site and searching hadn’t turned it up.
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very curious how does this work? is there a database BMW maintains that these decoders pull the information from?
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Awesome post!
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very curious how does this work? is there a database BMW maintains that these decoders pull the information from?
Apparently. Seen already VINs of BMW cars built the very same day. Looks like it's real-time.
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