Home Forums Articles How To's FAQ Register
Go Back   Xoutpost.com > Electronics > Navigation System
Fluid Motor Union
User Name
Password
Member List Premier Membership Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Xoutpost server transfer and maintenance is occurring....
Xoutpost is currently undergoing a planned server migration.... stay tuned for new developments.... sincerely, the management


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-14-2006, 02:13 PM
Alex_64's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Moscow, RUSSIA
Posts: 2
Alex_64 is on a distinguished road
MK4 Navi system schematic diagram needed

Greetings from a new family member!
Is there any possibility to get a schemaic diagram of the MK4 Navi System?
The story is- I have an X5 BMW, which I really love. Besides that beauty I run a Russian made GAZ 24, born 1983. The latter is a hell of a car, though it lacks several handy things. Among them is a navigation section. I obtained an extra MK4 Navi system on E-Bay, along with that DVD module and endless wires. The question is - where can I get the diagram of all those lovely outlets and sockets that live on the back side of the unit? To make them work and look good in an ancient car is not a big deal - the question is - what goes where? I am not in the mood of burning something down like Han Solo did to his Millenium Falcon. As you remember she (the ship) could not go hyperdrive after that.
Any hint is really welcome.
Thanks a lot
Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links

  #2  
Old 12-14-2006, 09:22 PM
Terry Kennedy's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New York
Posts: 85
Terry Kennedy is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alex_64
Greetings from a new family member!
Is there any possibility to get a schemaic diagram of the MK4 Navi System?

Any hint is really welcome.
Thanks a lot
I don't think you need to know how the MK IV is wired internally - you just want to know what connectors go where...

If you do a search on eBay or your favorite file-sharing sites for "BMW WDS" you'll find a DVD which has the schematic diagrams for most recent BMW models. It also lists the pin assignments of each connector in the car, and what color the wires are.

This should be enough to get you to the point where the MK IV and display will power up. Be advised, however, that the navigation system talks to many other components in the car (including some that would surprise you, like the seat memory). You may not be able to get full functionality without something like a PC which will respond to (and generate) signals to the NAV computer.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-14-2006, 09:44 PM
UCrewX5's Avatar
co-founder
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Hockeytown, USA
Posts: 9,737
UCrewX5 has disabled reputation
Terry is correct. The MkIV will expect to send/receive signals from the vehicle via the i-Bus. A 1983 vehicle certainly won't have this, so the odds of your being able to get this to work properly are not good. In my opinion I think you'd be much better off getting some form of aftermarker Nav system.

:xoutpost:, glad to see more members from Russia joining our community.
__________________

Xoutpost.com - where you come for the information but stay for the friendships
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-15-2006, 04:00 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Belgium
Posts: 19
RolandDV is on a distinguished road
It can be done. The only thing that you have to do is install an instrument cluster with IKE in the vehicle (trunk?) and suply it with power. The IKE acts as a gateway for the different bus systems.

Roland
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-17-2006, 12:57 PM
Alex_64's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Moscow, RUSSIA
Posts: 2
Alex_64 is on a distinguished road
Thanks a lot!

Dear gentlemen,
thanks a lot for promt replies!
The info was pretty handy and I did find some additional info on the Web. Besides I ordered that WDS Cd on E-bay. You right, some features will not work on my '83 oldie without the interface, something like seat memo and so, but that is OK. The main idea is just to fire the unit up. Once it is fired I am sure that GPS will work by all means. The problem is that wiring harness lacks a couple of plugs, including, as I thing, the one that goes into power outlet. Actually it is not a big trouble - it only needs more time to make it work. Anyway, thanks a lot for your hints. Once I bring it to life I will inform you about the results. Thanks a lot.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:00 AM.
vBulletin, Copyright 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
2017 Xoutpost.com. All rights reserved. Xoutpost.com is a private enthusiast site not associated with BMW AG.
The BMW name, marks, M stripe logo, and Roundel logo as well as X3, X5 and X6 designations used in the pages of this Web Site are the property of BMW AG.
This web site is not sponsored or affiliated in any way with BMW AG or any of its subsidiaries.