BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-05-2013, 07:40 PM   #1
Sarge135
Semper FI!
Sarge135's Avatar
United_States
8
Rep
347
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 135i
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Port Saint Lucie, FL

iTrader: (7)

Send a message via AIM to Sarge135
Steering wheel interface

Anyone know of an interface that works for our 1ers?

I know there is a PAC, and a couple more. But the searches dont bring up anything concrete. Thanks in advance!
__________________

2009 SGM 135i M-Sport
Ark l Blackline l iCarbon l AFE l Hawk l VMR l ST Coilover l Parrot Asteroid l JL Audio l Janus-Design l Reiger l BMW Performance l COBB l Evolution Raceworks l TIAL l VRSF
Appreciate 0
      01-06-2013, 09:21 AM   #2
Sarge135
Semper FI!
Sarge135's Avatar
United_States
8
Rep
347
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 135i
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Port Saint Lucie, FL

iTrader: (7)

Send a message via AIM to Sarge135
Anyone!!??
__________________

2009 SGM 135i M-Sport
Ark l Blackline l iCarbon l AFE l Hawk l VMR l ST Coilover l Parrot Asteroid l JL Audio l Janus-Design l Reiger l BMW Performance l COBB l Evolution Raceworks l TIAL l VRSF
Appreciate 0
      01-06-2013, 04:07 PM   #3
RimasRS
Colonel
RimasRS's Avatar
28
Rep
2,397
Posts

 
Drives: 135i MT 2009 AW
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Europe

iTrader: (0)

What is your question about... What kind of interface?
Appreciate 0
      01-09-2013, 11:42 AM   #4
str8shot
Second Lieutenant
8
Rep
249
Posts

 
Drives: N54 Montego Blue 135i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Wisco

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by RimasRS View Post
What is your question about... What kind of interface?
It says in the subject - steering wheel.

OP - I bought a Metra Axxess ASWC interface for ~44.95, but I have to install an aftermarket deck. Still looking for a double din solution for the 1er.
Appreciate 0
      01-09-2013, 11:49 AM   #5
Dackelone
Moderator
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
695
Rep
16,697
Posts

 
Drives: 135i Silber mit/Rot 6MT N54
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

I think you need a radio that recognizes CAN in order for the volume switches on the steering wheel to work.
Appreciate 0
      01-10-2013, 10:10 PM   #6
vp fiberglass
Enlisted Member
1
Rep
49
Posts

 
Drives: missing my e46 Touring
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Portland, OR

iTrader: (0)

The PAC will work but you'll need their CAN interface as well. Two separate interfaces...the SWI-XXX (XXX = whatever radio manufacturer you need) is the interface to your specific radio, the SWI-CAN or CAN2 interprets info off of the CAN-bus and sends it directly into the SWI-XXX. The E82 doesn't come up on their online app guide, but I'm pretty sure it works. Just call the 800 number and ask tech support...they're a good bunch of guys.

But be warned that the can+ and can- pins on their instructions are labeled backwards. Ran into this during my last E90 hu swap.

The Metra interface will also work, and only one piece is required, but there's a lot more programming involved. I prefer PAC for steering wheel integration whenever it's an option.
__________________
www.musicarnw.com
world-class audio and electronics integration
Appreciate 0
      01-11-2013, 07:21 AM   #7
Sarge135
Semper FI!
Sarge135's Avatar
United_States
8
Rep
347
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 135i
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Port Saint Lucie, FL

iTrader: (7)

Send a message via AIM to Sarge135
That is the info I needed. Thank you!!!!!!!!!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by vp fiberglass View Post
The PAC will work but you'll need their CAN interface as well. Two separate interfaces...the SWI-XXX (XXX = whatever radio manufacturer you need) is the interface to your specific radio, the SWI-CAN or CAN2 interprets info off of the CAN-bus and sends it directly into the SWI-XXX. The E82 doesn't come up on their online app guide, but I'm pretty sure it works. Just call the 800 number and ask tech support...they're a good bunch of guys.

But be warned that the can+ and can- pins on their instructions are labeled backwards. Ran into this during my last E90 hu swap.

The Metra interface will also work, and only one piece is required, but there's a lot more programming involved. I prefer PAC for steering wheel integration whenever it's an option.
__________________

2009 SGM 135i M-Sport
Ark l Blackline l iCarbon l AFE l Hawk l VMR l ST Coilover l Parrot Asteroid l JL Audio l Janus-Design l Reiger l BMW Performance l COBB l Evolution Raceworks l TIAL l VRSF
Appreciate 0
      02-05-2013, 11:05 AM   #8
str8shot
Second Lieutenant
8
Rep
249
Posts

 
Drives: N54 Montego Blue 135i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Wisco

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by vp fiberglass View Post
The PAC will work but you'll need their CAN interface as well. Two separate interfaces...the SWI-XXX (XXX = whatever radio manufacturer you need) is the interface to your specific radio, the SWI-CAN or CAN2 interprets info off of the CAN-bus and sends it directly into the SWI-XXX. The E82 doesn't come up on their online app guide, but I'm pretty sure it works. Just call the 800 number and ask tech support...they're a good bunch of guys.

But be warned that the can+ and can- pins on their instructions are labeled backwards. Ran into this during my last E90 hu swap.

The Metra interface will also work, and only one piece is required, but there's a lot more programming involved. I prefer PAC for steering wheel integration whenever it's an option.
I used a PAC in my Grand Cherokee, and I find it's got quite a bit of delay.

Trying the Metra AWSC just to see if it's a little more responsive. I'll post results when I get a new deck this spring.

Anyone find a double din mounting solution for the E82 yet?
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:51 PM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST