Originally Posted by quality_sound
I'd go this route for an audio upgrade but NEVER for a navi unit. The screen is simply too low to be able to see easily and it's hard to keep your eyes anywhere near the road when you're staring at your center console. I was going to go this route with some Alpine F#1 Status gear but there still isn't anything that does everything iDrive does as well as iDrive does it so I'm just going to feed the iDrive outputs into my Audioson Bit One and go from there.
Granted, the position is not optimal but when I use navigation in my other cars I am rarely looking at the screen. It's dangerous to do even if you have the OEM iDrive navigation screen position. Best just to glance at it in safe conditions...