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      08-01-2010, 03:52 PM   #1
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2008 Ash Tray to Cubby Help

Is it possible to eliminate my ash tray and swap it for a cubby assembly? I have no need for an ash tray and would like to have additional space for my glasses and such. If it is possible, does anyone know the part number I would need to order. Thanks!
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      08-01-2010, 04:29 PM   #2
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      08-01-2010, 05:24 PM   #3
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Yes you can. You need to remove the center console (see my DIY thread) in order to remove the ashtray and install the cubby.

edit, just saw you are in Cincinnati. I can help you if you get stuck. I even have a spare cubby if you have not bought one.
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      08-01-2010, 06:52 PM   #4
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The shallow part of the door pocket works well for my sunglass case.

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Easy swap out. Takes all of 10 minutes or so. Hardest part is disconnecting and reconnecting the wires under the center console. Mine had steptronic and iDrive so there were three connectors to disconnect. IDrive, Selector and lighter wires. Reconnection was of course just iDrive and selector wires. There's even a mod DIY to use the leds from the ash teay to light the cubby. I didn't do that but it was pretty cool.
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Easy swap out. Takes all of 10 minutes or so. Hardest part is disconnecting and reconnecting the wires under the center console. Mine had steptronic and iDrive so there were three connectors to disconnect. IDrive, Selector and lighter wires. Reconnection was of course just iDrive and selector wires. There’s even a mod DIY to use the leds from the ash teay to light the cubby. I didn’t do that but it was pretty cool.
1 Series requires removal of the entire center console which is very different from the 3 Series.
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1 Series requires removal of the entire center console which is very different from the 3 Series.
Actually removed the console this weekend to hook up an inverter and etc for my car-puter, not as bad as I thought it would be. I want that Cubby! PMed
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My 2011 has the cubby I would like install the ashtray instead. Can someone point me toward the part numbers for the ashtray and diy instructions?

btw I don't smoke cigs, so if your gonna tell me how bad smoking is, save it please.
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My 2011 has the cubby I would like install the ashtray instead. Can someone point me toward the part numbers for the ashtray and diy instructions?

btw I don’t smoke cigs, so if your gonna tell me how bad smoking is, save it please.

You can look up part numbers at RealOEM

You can find my DIY on removing the center console through a search.
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Struggling to find the cubby assembly on realOEM, would love to be rid of ashtray also! Some help would be appreciated - like the proper name for it or perhaps even part number anyone?
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Struggling to find the cubby assembly on realOEM, would love to be rid of ashtray also! Some help would be appreciated - like the proper name for it or perhaps even part number anyone?
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I need the same info....Anyone?????
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I need the same info....Anyone?????
04 Utility box, front 1 51167136190 $15.34
05 Rubber insert, oddments tray 1 51167154854 $7.52
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04 Utility box, front 1 51167136190 $15.34
05 Rubber insert, oddments tray 1 51167154854 $7.52
FWIW, when I did this mod I ordered both of these part numbers as well. However, the cubby itself comes with a rubber insert of its own, so I ended up with two inserts. I'm not sure if that is intended or not, just thought I'd share.
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FWIW, when I did this mod I ordered both of these part numbers as well. However, the cubby itself comes with a rubber insert of its own, so I ended up with two inserts. I'm not sure if that is intended or not, just thought I'd share.
+1 I was just gonna say the same thing, my cubby came with a rubber insert already so there's no need to order one.
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Struggling to find the cubby assembly on realOEM, would love to be rid of ashtray also! Some help would be appreciated - like the proper name for it or perhaps even part number anyone?
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Really? Makes me think you didn't even try.

direct to center console - http://www.realoem.com/bmw/partgrp.d...22&hg=51&fg=35
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