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#1 (permalink) Old 12-13-2004, 05:31 PM
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I have an e36 318 ic convertible and the (obc) on board computer is the kind that doesnt have all the functions ,like the trip miliage and the the alerts of the potential problems that the car is expericing. .. i guess this is he type of OBC that the 318 comes equiped with.... SOmeone is selling me a OBC that has all the functions that the 325i comes with.... The question is, If i change the OBC will it be able to work properly and operate all the functions.... ????/
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You can upgrade to the 18 OBC but its not plug and play.... it requires extensive re-wiring.

The DIY should be in here
http://www.ultimate-bmw.com/bmw_knowledgeb...master_link.htm

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Yeah I tried this awhile back...it's just too much work....and too costly if you take it in...I said screw it and figure I'll get a Tom Tom Go Navigation system and be happy with that...

PS: I also heard at BMW that It doesn't even increase the resale or trade-in value of your car...which is the main reason I was trying to do the swap...

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