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      05-23-2019, 10:53 AM   #1
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Bmw m140i LCI2 shadow business nav upgrade HELP

I have recently purchased an m140i shadow with business nav LCI2 but looking to upgrade to the pro nav screen ; as the business nav looks odd in the car. However, i am unsure on whether i need just the screen or the whole unit. I have all the features on the business nav (bmw connected services etc) so would i need just a screen (and coding) to give me all the pro nav features? Ive added a pic to one i have seen online to purchase - any help would be appreciated.
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The beauty of LCI2 is that Business and Pro Media, unlike when the F20 debuted, have the same head unit. You only need a screen and coding.

I've ordered my M140i without Pro Media so that I can save 900 by picking up a used 8.8 screen on eBay for 250 and upgrade my car.
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The beauty of LCI2 is that Business and Pro Media, unlike when the F20 debuted, have the same head unit. You only need a screen and coding.

I've ordered my M140i without Pro Media so that I can save £900 by picking up a used 8.8 screen on eBay for £250 and upgrade my car.
Ah sweet! Is there any particular model of screen i need to be looking for? I have seen alot of 8.8 inch screens but unsure which ones will be compatible? E.g. year of production? And what does the back of the screen need to look like I've seen 2 styles. In terms of coding.. would bimmercode do the trick?

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Ah sweet! Is there any particular model of screen i need to be looking for? I have seen alot of 8.8 inch screens but unsure which ones will be compatible? E.g. year of production? And what does the back of the screen need to look like I've seen 2 styles. In terms of coding.. would bimmercode do the trick?

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You need a RHD screen for the F20. However the F30 right hand screen works too.

I haven't done the retrofit yet because I haven't taken delivery of my car yet. In the mean time here are some threads about part number and coding the larger screen resolution.

https://www.babybmw.net/forum/viewto...98564&start=30 https://www.2addicts.com/forums/show....php?t=1253651

Many eBay listings have a 30 day return policy so you can always get a refund if you have ordered the wrong screen.
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