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      04-23-2008, 09:44 AM   #1
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Lets Remove the Seatbck (and Install a Stowback)

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      04-23-2008, 11:49 AM   #2
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Can't you just order these from the beginning? My car came with them.
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      04-23-2008, 11:59 AM   #3
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Can’t you just order these from the beginning? My car came with them.
I am not sure how to get them in the US. I thought they were a part of the Premium Package in the US, but I was told by one PP owner that his car does not have them. :iono:
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      04-23-2008, 12:38 PM   #4
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Wow Andy you have nets everywhere in your car.:thumbup:
Any word on the pocket under the headlight switch yet ?
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      04-23-2008, 12:53 PM   #5
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Wow Andy you have nets everywhere in your car.:thumbup:
Any word on the pocket under the headlight switch yet ?
I hated the plastic look of the stock panels and had been thinking of covering them in leather but decided I would give these a shot. The leatherette is (a bit) nicer than the stock plastic so it saves me the step.

I will let you know on the pocket.
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      04-23-2008, 01:38 PM   #6
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In Europe if you order the 'storage package' you get those already included.
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      04-23-2008, 04:00 PM   #7
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I am not sure how to get them in the US. I thought they were a part of the Premium Package in the US, but I was told by one PP owner that his car does not have them. :iono:
I can confirm the premium package does not include the seat pockets in the US 135i (Always happy to go to the parking area to look at my 1er)
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      04-23-2008, 04:35 PM   #8
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Is there such a thing as the "storage package" in the U.S.? I've got that on mine.
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      04-23-2008, 06:39 PM   #9
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Is there such a thing as the “storage package” in the U.S.? I’ve got that on mine.
There is no storage package in the US.

Do you have hooks for a net in the trunk (for one that goes out to hooks at each of the 4 corners? We have 2 of the hooks, but not the other two.

Something similar to the E90 trunk net:

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      04-26-2008, 05:14 PM   #10
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hey Andy....are you going to carry these StowBacks ™?

Also any word on the euro headlight switch??
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hey Andy....are you going to carry these StowBacks ?

Also any word on the euro headlight switch??
pm sent.
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How about the cargo net? Good for a spare or anything loose. Do we really not have the forward anchors? I know I have the rear ones and I recall the manual referring to the forward ones. I'll go look.
My Canadian 135i Cabrio definitely has the front and rear cargo net anchors. I've haven't sourced a cost effective net that works yet.
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So any history on these? No rattles?

How about the cargo net? Good for a spare or anything loose. Do we really not have the forward anchors? I know I have the rear ones and I recall the manual referring to the forward ones. I'll go look.
Still looking? They must be very well hidden!
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So any history on these? No rattles?

How about the cargo net? Good for a spare or anything loose. Do we really not have the forward anchors? I know I have the rear ones and I recall the manual referring to the forward ones. I’ll go look.
No rattles on mine.

I think we figured out that cabrio’s get the 4 trunk anchors and coupes do not (in the US).
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      09-14-2010, 01:50 PM   #16
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My Canadian 135i Cabrio definitely has the front and rear cargo net anchors. I've haven't sourced a cost effective net that works yet.
Apparently the E65/E66 7-series cargo nets work perfectly in the E88.
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