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      07-24-2015, 06:47 PM   #1
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possible to retrofit side and top view cameras?

Hi guys, picked up my M3 last week and I am loving it.
I wish the car came equipped with Side and Top View Cameras
My car is pretty much loaded with full leather, adaptive M suspension, speed limiter off, and rear window curtains.

1. Is it possible to retrofit those 4 additional cameras and add a button next to my MDCT?
2. Is it possible to retrofit the rear door handles with keyless? My E90 had this feature standard and now the F80 is not?!

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      07-25-2015, 02:27 AM   #2
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Yes, but how cost effective would it be??

1) Yes

2) The Rear doors don't have keyless entry on the standard F30, not sure if the door handles are common parts(Design/Parts) to any F series of this generation or specific to the F30/F80 only.
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      07-25-2015, 04:02 PM   #3
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Hi guys, picked up my M3 last week and I am loving it.
I wish the car came equipped with Side and Top View Cameras

1. Is it possible to retrofit those 4 additional cameras and add a button next to my MDCT?
Anything is possible, but it's likely to be neither cheap, nor easy. The additional cameras are embedded into the sides of the front fenders, and the bottom of the side-view mirrors. If you drill all the right holes, you still need to run the wiring, then re-code the iDrive controller to enable 360-view mode.

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2. Is it possible to retrofit the rear door handles with keyless? My E90 had this feature standard and now the F80 is not?!
Never crossed my mind.
I find it far either to enter the car through the front door, and on the occasions when I have rear passengers, they just have to wait till I get in first.

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      07-31-2015, 04:21 PM   #4
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I wondered about this as well; the top view camera interests me more. Those cameras are mounted under the mirrors and appear to be about 400 dollars per camera. http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/show...iagId=66_0289; The you have the camera cables, the mirrors are different I believe than the switch and coding.... I found this that references all of the differences on a 435i and that's about as far as I needed to look. http://www.etk.cc/bmw/EN/search/opti...ce/55970/S5DLA If you decide to try it let us know, would be cool to follow a project like this anyways.
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If you decide to try it let us know, would be cool to follow a project like this anyways.
Yeah, it would be cool to follow SOMEBODY ELSE'S attempt to do this.

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I'm looking into this now as well.
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Has anybody had any luck with this. I have a 2017 m4 comp and have been offered some side mirrors with cameras at a very good price.

Firstly would these fit ok and secondly does it require a whole new wire to link them up and make them work?

If anybody has done this successfully please share.

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