Are there any other well-tested options to fix the ubiquitous BMW
armrest tray design flaw?
1. No cost BMW armrest upgrade (functional & comfortable yet ugly):
2. Medium cost BMW arm rest upgrade (functional & comfortable &
3. High cost (for a simple armrest) BMW armrest upgrade (slightly more
functional & just as comfortable & presentable):
Buy a German BMW!
The German BMWs have the comfortable center arm rest without the
uncomfortable phone tray placed in all American BMWs. Likewise with the
cupholders. German BMW cupholders don't exist. The American BMW cupholders
are acknowledged crap. Same with the outside arm rests. The German BMW
doesn't have an outside arm rest to hurt your arm. The American BMW arm
rest is garbage.
Basically it's your fault for buying an American BMW instead of the German
On 6 Sep 2005 09:52:11 -0700, Shaft Drive wrote:
What kind of pricing would the high cost arm rest solutions be? I called a
Dealer in Toronto who does not stock it, and said that they would source and
sell it to me for $776.00 - that is a way high cost fix.
I have an armrest on my 1986 535i. Unfortunately the leather on it is
falling apart... spent some outrageous amount of money ($105) to a
mail-order BMW place for a German seat cover... unfortunately the seat
cover was made in China, only the instructions were German, and it didn't
cover the arms.
Any suggestions on a _decent_ seat cover, which actually covers the arms?
It would be nice if I could get it in brick red also, but I'll take black.
Anything has to be cheaper than re-upholstering.
What about 'reprehensible' and 'overpriced?'
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
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