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      12-20-2012, 10:56 AM   #1

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I-Drive Dilemma - Thoughts?

My car is a 2008 with I-Drive, enhanced premium sound, HD-Radio, etc.

The CCC unit fried out on my car and I've been riding around in silence for the past few weeks and its driving me nuts. I have a few different options but not sure which one to pull the trigger on:

1) Buy a used CCC unit and swap out - $400

2) Buy a CIC retrofit kit - $2000

Obviously huge difference in value here. My car has about 60K miles and is CPO. I have the money to do the CiC but I'm nto sure if its a smart choice at this point or not. What would you guys do?

If I end up doing the CiC I'm going to want all the gadgets and gizmos that go with it - just not sure If I think its worth over 2 Grand.
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      12-20-2012, 02:19 PM   #2
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I think u can do it cheaper.
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      12-20-2012, 02:42 PM   #3
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You should definitely do the CIC. For a proper CIC retro, it's going to expensive if you do the center console as well. I personally really liked the 2008 M3 idrive knob so that could save you some money.

I would absolutely start out with the CIC first to make sure everything is fine before upgrading to the combox and others. Combox is a really easy install so you shouldn't have to worry about that. Just get a new CIC LCD + Headunit first. Patryk, should be able to do everything for you. Install is really easy as well. It seems intense but it really isn't.

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      12-20-2012, 02:58 PM   #4

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i would stick with CCC, you can pick a set up for a song...
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