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Old 03-14-2005, 10:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just was playing around with my blinker and i found out if you push it IN then it toggles through the computer buttons! SO COOL!! Did you know this?
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I'm trying that tomorrow morning. I think it is some sort of demo sequence. It may be different depending on the production date of your vehicle. Nice find regardless.
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Old 03-14-2005, 11:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Probably there so Service can check all the bulbs...
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haha yea i found out about that a while ago.. i thought it was so tight

these cars a pretty fucking high tech considering their age..
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Old 03-14-2005, 11:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I don't think my car has that, My moms 1998 did and her 2003 5 series does though.
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Old 03-14-2005, 11:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah it does, if you have the trip computer. It's just a remote way to access all the information, so you don't have to reach down while driving. I do miss the fact that the 3ers don't have the display on the dash below the guages like the 5series, I really got used to that with my old 5er.
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these cars a pretty fucking high tech considering their age..
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HECK YEA!!! i totally agree.. bimmers are way high tech even though these e36's are hella old! people are asking if I put in that computer myself from a newer bimmer! LOLLOL
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Old 03-15-2005, 07:57 AM   #8 (permalink)
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So true, just look at where other car makers were in the early 90's compared to the bimmer. But also remember our cars new went for over $40K back then
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You can program that switch to look at various data (on OBC).
I programmed it such that when I press the switch first,
I get CONSUM1 (fuel consumption in MPG), when I press
the switch next, I get RANGE (miles left on the tank).

All of the above (how to program the switch) is in my manual.
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im geting a 94 325ic do u guys know if that car will have the option too...
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