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post #1 of 4 Old May 10th, 2009, 1:24 pm Thread Starter
 
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2002 BMW Navigator Motorcycles Navigator

I have a 2002 1200lt that came with a GPS. I bought the bike last year in NY and found the GOS system was program only for the NE. I can't figure out how to re-program it becasue there is no instructions or cables. I tried to "google" it but haven't been able to come up with much.
The little I did use it was a bit frustrating as the screen was small and hard to program. Does anyone know if I can update it without having to re-wire and incure a bunch of expense?
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Mike Hill
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post #2 of 4 Old May 11th, 2009, 2:36 pm
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Re: 2002 BMW Navigator Motorcycles Navigator

Hi Mike,


I think you're going to have to give us a little more info here. Does it have a BMW sticker or label on it? Do you have a model number? Color Screen? Does it look like this?

I have a 2003 LT that came with the BMW Branded Streetpilot III that you see below. Not sure if the 2002's came with this one or a previous model. In any case you will need to have a copy of Garmin's City Navigator North America Maps to put in other regions of the US into your GPS. The SPIII came with a data card for the maps. If you have this unit, you should have a USB cord to download the maps from your computer to the GPS.




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Re: 2002 BMW Navigator Motorcycles Navigator

It is probably the BMW branded version of the StreetPilot III. It has very limited memory capacity and that is probably why only a small section of the country was mapped on the GPS. It change the maps you will need a cable that plugs into a serial port on your computer and has a slot on the other end for the GPS memory card. You will also need the maps CD. If you don't have the CD, it cost around $100.


Honestly you are better off buying a new GPS. There is a ton of info on this forum about various GPS models and how to mount them. You can get a good GPS for less than $250 and mounting it to the bike should not cost too much in time or money.
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Re: 2002 BMW Navigator Motorcycles Navigator

I had/have the same GPS all boxed up with a ton of accessories and found that it was cheaper to simply buy a new 2820 complete for around $300.00. I'd be happy to send you the complete Street Pilot III ( what you have) and all of the extras for a reasonable offer. I have the software, extra 128 chip for adding extra maps and lots of cable and mounting accessories.

The 2820 is x times faster, better screen, XM satellite and music storage, etc etc etc......

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