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      11-15-2019, 01:49 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by roxxor View Post
It is quite an extensive list. You would need to replace the instrument cluster at a minimum, and since it pulls information from the headunit, my understanding is you would need to replace that to the newer MGU/iDrive 7 version as well. Also, all cars that have the Live Cockpit also seem to have the newer BDC module, so if your car does not have BDC_Body3 (how it shows in E-Sys/Bimmercode), then you would need to replace that as well.
Sounds like a lot of work. So for sure, at minimum I have to replace the whole idrive 6 unit to the idrive 7? Is this a software upgrade or an actual hardware upgrade? Is it easy/ doable? How about coding? What else would be needed? I'm thinking it's better off if I just upgrade to 6WB digital instrument cluster to save myself the headache.