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      04-27-2008, 02:31 PM   #1
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Keep m3 cool in sun?

anyone know whats best to keep your car cool in the sun. I dont think park in shade,tree, etc will help if there isnt any.Anything out there where when I sit in my car,I dont feel like im gonna blow up?
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      04-27-2008, 07:20 PM   #2
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get a Hyper Optic tint to block out some of the sun and you can also use one of those windshield shades but what I usually do is as I'm walking towards car hold the open car button down on the key fob so all the window will go down as I'm walking towards it.....also I think there is an option in the Idrive that turns your air on a timer to keep the car cool, not sure if I'm correct since my old bimmer was pre Idrive but playing around w/ a friends Idrive I thought I saw it under the climate menu
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      05-02-2008, 03:55 AM   #3
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Monsta is correct there is an option in ur idrive that will turn on the air circulation unit. Donīt have the manual in front of me, but if u look in their u can find out how to turn this on. Iīve used it and I think it works well, but is not aircon.
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Ceramic tint 4tw. Darkest that is legal for you.
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Ceramic tint 4tw. Darkest that is legal for you.
not enough in socal.

im thinking of buying a car cover
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      05-02-2008, 09:56 AM   #6
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Don't buy a black car
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well i bought a black car so i had to take measures.

1. Ceramic Tint
2. BMW Sunshade
3. Car cover for when the car sits at the fiancee's parking lot for more than a day.
4. rolling down the windows with the remote? news to me.. i'll try it.
5. If its a predictable time that you return to your vehicle.. the iDrive vent feature would help.
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well i bought a black car so i had to take measures.

1. Ceramic Tint
2. BMW Sunshade
3. Car cover for when the car sits at the fiancee's parking lot for more than a day.
4. rolling down the windows with the remote? news to me.. i'll try it.
5. If its a predictable time that you return to your vehicle.. the iDrive vent feature would help.
oh shit, the sunshade is right next to me, i forgot about it

question bro... what car cover u use, doesnt it scratch ur car when u put it on/off? im considering this

btw bmw comes with a timed ventilation, u guys use that yet? i love it
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      05-02-2008, 12:35 PM   #9
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I heard the BMW car cover is adequate and it fits the M3
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Yeah, I posted about the one that I bought from BMW for the E9X. It fits well on the car costs about $315 if I remember from the thread that I posted on that Lucid started its Nappa.
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thanks guys. i'll go get it
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I will buy OEM e92 3 series one.Hope it fits but will double check wit dealer before i buy it so i dont buy it for nothing. Thats prolly what ima do just cover it
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I def. Recommend the BMW car cover it is perfect(it is made of special material i believe). It can cost anywhere from $200 to $300 the one I am thinking of. And whatever you do! Do NOT park under a tree! Tree sap will get onto your car and you will have much more to worry about then. And do not forget to condition your leather seats. And then u are set.
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