What did you do in your ALPINA today?

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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by churchie386 » Fri Sep 02, 2022 8:01 pm

churchie386 wrote:
Wed Aug 31, 2022 4:48 pm
Coded the car to display tyre temperatures in addition to pressures. Just need to test.

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… and more coding today, in support of the 8.8 inch screen I fitted. Looks better than the poverty 6.5 inch one.

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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by hap » Fri Sep 02, 2022 8:23 pm

Excellent upgrades churchie

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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by Bob » Sat Sep 03, 2022 12:43 am

Is it as simple as fitting the bigger screen and some re-coding Churchie?
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by churchie386 » Sat Sep 03, 2022 9:54 am

Yes - took me about an hour (most of which was working out how to disconnect wiring to the hazard switch and removing/refitting the upper trim).

It certainly lifts the cabin and no longer does it look short changed. Granted the business nav lacks some of the professional nav features, but I imagine even pro nav from 2014 is dated compared to Apple CarPlay … a retro fit of which is on the cards now I have the wide screen (not essential for CarPlay, but nice to have).
Present & Past: Alpina D3BT (F31); Alpina D3 S (G21); Subaru Forester XT (SG 2.0); Porsche 718 Cayman; Golf R (Mk7); 911 (997.2); 911 (996); Subaru WRX STI (Hatch); Alpina D3BT (E90); BMW 330i (E91); Elise (S1); Skoda Fabia VRS (Mk1); Peugeot 106 GTi; Skoda Octovia VRS (Mk2 estate); Subaru Impreza WRX (Wagon); Subaru Impreza Turbo (Wagon); Lancia Delta Integrale Evo; Golf VR6; Peugeot 205 GTi 1.9; BMW M3 (E30); Peugeot 106 GTi; Renault Clio 16v; Peugeot 205 GTi 1.9; Escort Mk3; Escort Mk1

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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by Bob » Sat Sep 03, 2022 9:34 pm

Ah, i thought it was a full upgrade to pro-media, not just a wider screen. Still worthwhile as it takes away the obvious visual clue.
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by Frosty » Mon Sep 05, 2022 9:49 am

churchie386 wrote:
Fri Sep 02, 2022 4:45 pm
Bad times. Where abouts you stranded, in around Colchester?
Sorry Chruchie, just saw this, I made it to Blyth services A1(M) oop North, from us anyway!
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by Frosty » Mon Sep 05, 2022 9:57 am

churchie386 wrote:
Wed Aug 31, 2022 4:48 pm
Coded the car to display tyre temperatures in addition to pressures. Just need to test.

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Churchie, do you know if this would be codeable on the NBT "NEXT" HDD in the F11?
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by Metrics » Tue Sep 06, 2022 9:38 pm

churchie386 wrote:
Sat Sep 03, 2022 9:54 am
… a retro fit of which is on the cards now I have the wide screen (not essential for CarPlay, but nice to have).
I fitted a box to my D5 almost 2 years ago - still going strong and a very worthwhile upgrade if you want to use Google maps and Spotify in a fully integrated way on the main screen.

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Nice work on the Pro Nav screen BTW
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by Metrics » Tue Sep 06, 2022 9:42 pm

Frosty wrote:
Mon Sep 05, 2022 9:57 am
churchie386 wrote:
Wed Aug 31, 2022 4:48 pm
Coded the car to display tyre temperatures in addition to pressures. Just need to test.

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Churchie, do you know if this would be codeable on the NBT "NEXT" HDD in the F11?
My 2012 D5 has always shown temps and pressure, if it's not showing on your F11 Frosty then I'll be amazed if it's not codeable through the usual coding apps.
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by churchie386 » Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:22 am

Frosty wrote:
Mon Sep 05, 2022 9:57 am
churchie386 wrote:
Wed Aug 31, 2022 4:48 pm
Coded the car to display tyre temperatures in addition to pressures. Just need to test.

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Churchie, do you know if this would be codeable on the NBT "NEXT" HDD in the F11?
On my F31, BimmerCode shows the Head Unit as NBT, though strictly it HU_EntryNav. Your F11 is NBT Professional so I don't see why it couldn't be coded. Tyre temp (+ pressures) is standard coding offering on BimmerCode so it should just work. One thing I did note is, when coding the head unit it will lose any programmed hot-keys, but service history (mine is BMW and BMR) is all retained. Also I now note rear right is always 3 degrees C higher than rear left, despite pressures being the same and rising/falling in sync. I suspect the right rear temperaute sensor is a bit off. Will confirm with my lazer thermometer.
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by churchie386 » Fri Sep 09, 2022 9:23 pm

CarPlay unit now installed.

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Now just need to workout why no sound from rear right speaker.
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by hap » Fri Sep 09, 2022 9:42 pm

Very. Impressed with the tech upgrades churchie

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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by Frosty » Sat Sep 10, 2022 8:36 pm

Looks great Churchie, what carplay kit did you get?
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by ali » Sat Sep 10, 2022 9:05 pm

Had to go and rescure the E90 D3 today as I don't pay attention to football fixtures and it got towed away by the police Ooops.
Got it back now
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Re: What did you do in your ALPINA today?

Post by ScooBeeFive » Mon Sep 12, 2022 3:06 pm

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I collected mine today! :dance
2 years today! How time flies. Still absolutely loving it - it's just the perfect car for me.
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