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      11-30-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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LA Area F30 Coding Meet 12/9/2012

The next LA area F30 coding meet will be December 9th, 2012 starting at 10:00 at the northeast end of the LA Zoo parking lot.

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=34.150707,+-118.282915


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If you are interested in attending, please e-mail me at frogmanf30@gmail.com
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      12-01-2012, 01:26 PM   #2
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The next LA area F30 coding meet will be December 9th, 2012 starting at 10:00 at the northeast end of the LA Zoo parking lot.

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=34.150707,+-118.282915


So far, the following have confirmed:

nick2013328i
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s1k0ne
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Joshhleee


If you are interested in attending, please e-mail me at frogmanf30@gmail.com


cant wait to finish up the coding!!
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      12-01-2012, 05:55 PM   #3
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wooo 60 mile trip LOL.
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      12-01-2012, 07:12 PM   #4
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wooo 60 mile trip LOL.
itll be worth it
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      12-01-2012, 07:34 PM   #5
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Damn I would go but a bit too far for me in San Diego.
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      12-02-2012, 04:32 PM   #6
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replying to get myself on the thread! I would like and make it out to the 12/9 meeting!

Any idea if coding is possible to enable the extended/enhanced bluetooth features on my particular F30? I have bluetooth calls but no way to stream pandora/audio over BT from my phone to the car. last 7 VIN f433839.

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replying to get myself on the thread! I would like and make it out to the 12/9 meeting!

Any idea if coding is possible to enable the extended/enhanced bluetooth features on my particular F30? I have bluetooth calls but no way to stream pandora/audio over BT from my phone to the car. last 7 VIN f433839.

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Unfortunately no, BT streaming requires an upgraded combox that comes with BMW Assist.

I've seen posts that indicate that it can be retrofitted. Check out Bimmer-tech.
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      12-02-2012, 10:22 PM   #8
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Unfortunately no, BT streaming requires an upgraded combox that comes with BMW Assist.

I've seen posts that indicate that it can be retrofitted. Check out Bimmer-tech.
Thanks for checking it out.

Just to get further understanding, I heard from another user that since my car is equipped with the 6NH Combox Media, that there might be a way to find out if BT streaming and the rest of the enhanced features can be activated in the F30. His reasoning was that in the E90, all the features can be enabled in a combox media and banking on the fact that BMW may have not changed this.

Have you come across/heard anything about this? Thanks!
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      12-03-2012, 12:42 AM   #9
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Thanks for checking it out.

Just to get further understanding, I heard from another user that since my car is equipped with the 6NH Combox Media, that there might be a way to find out if BT streaming and the rest of the enhanced features can be activated in the F30. His reasoning was that in the E90, all the features can be enabled in a combox media and banking on the fact that BMW may have not changed this.

Have you come across/heard anything about this? Thanks!
I don't know anything about what what was able to be done on the E90. The only coding I help with is to enable known capabilities by changing FDL values. You might try to find a commercial coder/shop to do that. I have not changed the car's VO to enable new modules, not do I plan to. I don't want anything to do with changing a car's VO, especially when all F30's are still under warranty.

AFAIK, 6NH does not support enhanced BT, you needed 6NL. From everything I've read, the combox you have just not have the electronics to support BT streaming.

See: http://www.f30post.com/forums/showpo...56&postcount=1

Sorry.

You also might want to reach out to Patrik at Bimmer-Tech and see what he says.
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      12-03-2012, 01:43 AM   #10
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frogman i got a quick question, coding doesn't void warranty right?
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frogman i got a quick question, coding doesn't void warranty right?
Simple answer is: No, it shouldn't. Read the coding threads for more details. There's lots of chatter about this.

All we are doing is enabling features that are already available in the car, but just not activated in US builds for some reason. Things like folding mirrors via the remote/CA, tire pressures screens, etc.

Some people are coding to change engine parameters, etc. I could see that voiding the engine warranty. Nothing in the current coding sheet touches the DME.

Where some people have also gotten into trouble is when they code additional modules not originally installed on the car (changing the VO), changing the VIN and/or manufacturing date. That messes up the software update process at the dealer, so they have to be careful.

When you take the car into service and they update the software in your car, they will return you coded values back to default. You will have to have it coded again to restore your changes. I've had than happen already and they didn't care as it does not interfere with them performing the update.

Bottom line is that you yourself have to decide what you want to code and what risk/hassle you are willing to take to have these features.

Note: When you take the car into service and they update the software in your car, they will return you coded values back to default. You will have to have it coded again to restore your changes. I've had than happen already and they didn't care as it does not interfere with them performing the update.
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      12-03-2012, 03:53 PM   #12
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If I bought my car in oct '12 when was the latest update for the software?
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If I bought my car in oct '12 when was the latest update for the software?
I think there was a November update (which I have), I think it's i-step 533.

I don't know of any way without a coding cable to find out what version you have.
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kinda quiet in here, 12/9/2012 is this Sunday! still on right? so far we got 5 cars!

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Yes, we're still on for this Sunday.

We'll have to have an informal contest to see who has the dirtiest car. No way you're going to win by default!
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Yes, we're still on for this Sunday.

We'll have to have an informal contest to see who has the dirtiest car. No way you're going to win by default!
I'll be sure to come in waxed! Haha
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I am planning to show up, but I might be a bit late. How long are people going to be around for that morning?
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I am planning to show up, but I might be a bit late. How long are people going to be around for that morning?
I'll stick around until all the cars are done. The amount of time will depend on how many cars show up and how many things people want to code. It doesn't take very long to do.
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Hmmm the zoo is about 8 miles from where i live! Might drop by. I have a base 328i so i dont know what can be coded on it. Might just pop in to see what you guys are up to.
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can't wait for tomorrow!
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and no rain this time!
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