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      06-02-2012, 10:32 PM   #1
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Extend BMW iPhone Y-Cable

Is there any way to extend the y-cable in the center console? I'd like to be able to have the phone in my lap while it is still connected.

I tried extending just the iPhone cable portion with and eBay adapter, but that didn't work
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      06-03-2012, 08:42 PM   #2
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Man, I don't even use mine. I only use the white ipod cable for all iphone/ipod functions.
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      06-03-2012, 09:23 PM   #3
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2011.5's use the white Apple cable, earlier 2011's use the Y cable...
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2011.5's use the white Apple cable, earlier 2011's use the Y cable...
Yea unfortunately I have an earlier 2011
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hi mate,
this works
http://www.cablejive.com/products/do...FUdlfAodw3Sc9A


I'm using two of the 2 foot ones to a dash mounted iPhone holder works perfect.
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Yea unfortunately I have an earlier 2011
Figured that and was trying to point that out to mark896... Good luck!
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Yea unfortunately I have an earlier 2011
Figured that and was trying to point that out to mark896... Good luck!
Hm.. I wonder why my 2011.5 even came with a y-cable then?
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I have a y-cable and mine is a 2011.75. FYI.
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I forget the details but I think if you don't have iDrive you don't get the combox. No combox means you do need the y cable for listening to your iPod, even in 2011.75 cars and beyond. Sorry, but I get stuck on iDrive equipped cars as that is what I have!
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I forget the details but I think if you don't have iDrive you don't get the combox. No combox means you do need the y cable for listening to your iPod, even in 2011.75 cars and beyond. Sorry, but I get stuck on iDrive equipped cars as that is what I have!
Yep, i have idrive as well.
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