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What Did We Do in 2016?

What Did We Do in 2016?

What Did We Do in 2016?

2016 has been a busy year for BMW, as it celebrated a century of automotive excellence. And it’s been no less busy for us here at BimmerTech. We’ve continued to develop innovative multimedia retrofits for every BMW lover. We’ve listened to your feedback and brought the features you were looking for to the iDrive. We’ve been doing everything we can to make sure your car is the best it can be.

Is Your BMW Connected Yet?

Is Your BMW Connected Yet?

Is Your BMW Connected Yet?

When BMW says it will produce an autonomous iNext electric car within five years, it's not hope talking. It's expectation. Reality. These aren't utopian dreams any more. They're not nea...

OEM Rear View Camera Installation in BMW X1 at Mod Squad Motorsports

OEM Rear View Camera Installation in BMW X1 at Mod Squad Motorsports

OEM Rear View Camera Installation in BMW X1 at Mod Squad Motorsports

When a BMW dealer mistakenly did not order a backup camera for a customer ordered 2016 X1, Kelly @ Mod Squad stepped up to the plate. He installed the first ever BimmerTech-provided OEM...

BimmerTech Photo Contest - Our Top Picks for Best Pics!

BimmerTech Photo Contest - Our Top Picks for Best Pics!

BimmerTech Photo Contest - Our Top Picks for Best Pics!

Last month we announced the first BimmerTech Photo Contest. The challenge: to send us a photo of your BMW in a spectacular location. We received so many submissions that it was tough to...

What Is the Future of Automotive Technology?

What Is the Future of Automotive Technology?

What Is the Future of Automotive Technology?

This Year BMW celebrates its 100th birthday. On this occasion, we also asked you to imagine your dream car. Some of you had quite innovative ideas: The best new feature: Self Cleaning P...

Reasons To Love BMW

Reasons To Love BMW

Reasons To Love BMW

If there’s anything we all share – it’s a love affair with BMW! And there are as many reasons to love our cars as there are BMW owners.  We used Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to share our top 3 reasons with you:  1) There are no bad roads – only opportunities for new driving adventures. 2) It looks good EVERYWHERE.  3) The BMW slogan couldn't be more true. It really is the Ultimate Driving Machine, espe...

Halloween at BimmerTech

Halloween at BimmerTech

Halloween at BimmerTech

Recently, we asked you to have a little spooky fun with us by submitting pics of your BMWs with a pumpkin in exchange for discounts on our Rear View Camera and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. In return, we received a hair-raising number of outstanding photos demonstrating not only your pumpkin carving skills but your creativity in designing a photo even without a pumpkin! Special congratulations to Bill from Conn...

How to Decode, Read Your BMW VIN and Where to Find it

How to Decode, Read Your BMW VIN and Where to Find it

How to Decode, Read Your BMW VIN and Where to Find it

Decoding your BMW's VIN with a free online VIN decoder like decoder.bvzine.com is easy, but there's a lot more that goes into understanding your vehicle. That seemingly random string of...

Fast, Free, and Easy: BimmerTech Turns Your BMW Retrofit Into a Rock Star Customer Service Experience

Fast, Free, and Easy: BimmerTech Turns Your BMW Retrofit Into a Rock Star Customer Service Experience

Fast, Free, and Easy: BimmerTech Turns Your BMW Retrofit Into a Rock Star Customer Service Experience

At BimmerTech, “Do It Yourself” doesn’t mean you’re on your own. Though we offer the world’s largest selection of BMW upgrade and retrofit kits for those who enjoy and take pride in DIY...

Upgrading Your BMW iDrive Controller to iDrive Touch With a DIY Retrofit Kit

Upgrading Your BMW iDrive Controller to iDrive Touch With a DIY Retrofit Kit

Upgrading Your BMW iDrive Controller to iDrive Touch With a DIY Retrofit Kit

If you get that sinking feeling every time BMW comes out with a new feature or upgrade and wish you had waited just a little longer to purchase your baby, it’s time to throw those regre...

Updating Your BMW Software in 2020: When To Do It and How

Updating Your BMW Software in 2020: When To Do It and How

Updating Your BMW Software in 2020: When To Do It and How

Technology moves quickly; every year there comes a wave of new phones and laptops packing the latest features, and dropping features that used to be commonplace. Keeping a car — which c...

Behind the Scenes on How To Install a BMW Retrofit Kit

Behind the Scenes on How To Install a BMW Retrofit Kit

Behind the Scenes on How To Install a BMW Retrofit Kit

Many BMW owners love the fact that they can add some of the latest navigation, audio, camera, Bluetooth, and Internet technologies to their BMW cars with an easy retrofit kit from BimmerTech. No longer are they limited to only factory-installed features. With some basic skills and tools, they can now do most of the aftermarket upgrades themselves — and BimmerTech is here to help. So, what does it take to do...