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      09-02-2010, 11:26 AM   #1
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Cupholder for mobile phone

I am no a drinker when driving X1 and I don't need a cupholder anyway, but I need a holder for my phone. Here is my solution:
1. Take away the upper part, image 1
2. Remove the 3 torx screws, take away the upper part image 2
3. Fix a holder for your phone on the base of the cupholder image 3
4. Ready! Image 4+5.

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      09-03-2010, 03:30 AM   #2
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Cool idea - Anyone knows the price for an extra cup-holder?

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      09-09-2010, 03:55 AM   #3
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Art.Nr.: 51162991201 price around 35

http://eshop.original-teile.de/index...am=51162991201
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      09-22-2010, 05:38 PM   #4
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Cupholder gone?

I have just recieved my MY11 X1 (with storage pack) and that cupholder is gone! No place for one on the console either.
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      09-23-2010, 01:51 AM   #5
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Cupholder gone?

It should be located in the storage box under the armrest between the frontseats. If it is not there I suggest you contact your BMW car dealer.

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      09-27-2010, 07:45 AM   #6
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It should be located in the storage box under the armrest between the frontseats. If it is not there I suggest you contact your BMW car dealer.

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I will ask them. As I said I wonder if there has not been a change as I do have a cupholder in the armrest but its built in. Also the centre console has no place to slot it into. I will try and find out.
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      03-21-2013, 10:59 PM   #7
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Has anyone sourced a US-based retailer that sells a similar Universal Phone holder?
This is EXACTLY what I'm looking to do for my 2013 X1.
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      03-22-2013, 07:28 AM   #8
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I have just recieved my MY11 X1 (with storage pack) and that cupholder is gone! No place for one on the console either.
I think the clip-on cupholder is only for cars with a passenger seat on the right, and only for newer models. Likely, the cup holder situation did not work for the American market, where it's unthinkable not to offer passengers a holder for their supersized soda or milk shake. So the bastard clip-on was introduced.

I guess your passenger has to hold her Irn-Bru in her hand, or use closed mugs/bottles with the diagonal cup holder in the door.
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      03-22-2013, 07:36 AM   #9
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I think the clip-on cupholder is only for cars with a passenger seat on the right, and only for newer models. Likely, the cup holder situation did not work for the American market, where it's unthinkable not to offer passengers a holder for their supersized soda or milk shake. So the bastard clip-on was introduced.

I guess your passenger has to hold her Irn-Bru in her hand, or use closed mugs/bottles with the diagonal cup holder in the door.
Amusing, especially the Irn-Bru comment. I LOL'd at that
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      03-23-2013, 12:06 AM   #10
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Anyone know a good place to get a 2nd cupholder in the US?
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      03-23-2013, 01:53 PM   #11
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Anyone know a good place to get a 2nd cupholder in the US?
Yeah, a "second HAND" store
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      03-24-2013, 09:46 PM   #12
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In my opinion the standard cupholder can hold your phone without mods...in fact it holds my phone perfectly, that's where I leave it!
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      03-24-2013, 11:16 PM   #13
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