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  • iPad 2 Installation in E46 M3 Convertible

    Posted it on E46fanatics. Posting it here to get some feedback

    I finally finished my iPad 2 installation in my 04 M3 Vert. Here are some videos I posted on YT. Feel free to comment. This is my 3rd design and it is probably the last time I will modify. I really like the way this installation came out. It took me about 4 days to do this.

    Part 1: Custom cradle with actuator
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zy011VGNmZM

    Part 2: Jailbreak Hacks customized for car installation
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=culIOHQqYEU

    Part 3: Apps for iPad in cars
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXOlEwjV2jI

    Part 4: OBD-II Dashcommand App
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKRu7yO273w

    Thanks to everyone on the forum with installation ideas.

    Let me know what you think.
    Last edited by Ttgolf; 09-13-2011, 08:32 AM.

  • #2
    Nice instal.
    If mine turns out half as good I'll be happy.

    With the car apps I have mine all on the first screen so I don't have to go into folders to find them.

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    • #3
      Yeah, Very nice!
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      Lilliput 7" 629GL 2008 LED Backlight
      BU-353 USB GPS Receiver / iGuidance / IGO8
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      • #4
        That's impressive. When I suggest an iPad install some say you need a truck, or destroy your dash. Not so...
        Worklogs: 08 Sequoia Platinum Carputer (In Progress!)
        Skin: MetroSex on the Beach preview

        07 Infiniti Fx35 (done!) & 06 Infiniti M35 (gone...)

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        • #5
          Thanks guys. I am really happy with the install. I bought extra new air vent and the center trim for this project. It costs me about $30. I can always return my car back to stock if I decide to take this out. The hardest part was the actuator part. I got a lot of ideas from other installs on this forum. Glad everything worked out.

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          • #6
            Hi,

            Great work!!

            where did you find the slide in case/craddle?

            Can't find one to start my install...

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            • #7
              I built the cradle myself to fit the car.

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              • #8
                Can you give us info on how to create a cradle like this and where the basic type front comes from please
                Alan

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                • #9
                  Well done!!
                  http://www.mybimmer.net

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                  • #10
                    Ttgolf Hello, could you tell if the actuator with personalized support, you've built yourself, or did you use a cover? thanks
                    sorry for the translation

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