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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-12-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 38,655
Posted By the_big_1
Hi, I asked at BMW when my car was in for a...

Hi,

I asked at BMW when my car was in for a INS 1 and the tech guy said that if the mirrors are fitted to a vehicle, ribon ones that is, and the correct adjust switch, they should work without any...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-07-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By the_big_1
lol my headrests are no where near my windscreen....

lol my headrests are no where near my windscreen. My son is in the back of the car every month on a 4 hour round trip so need better fitting than the screen held in place with elestic at the moment.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-07-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By the_big_1
Has anyone fitted screens in Vert Headrests?

Hi All,

As above really, has anyone fitted headrest screens on to a 2005 E46 Vert?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-15-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Hi, Has the originate had their car coded by...

Hi,

Has the originate had their car coded by BMW yet?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-13-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
I think the folding motor is part of the mirror...

I think the folding motor is part of the mirror casting.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-07-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
lol. The basics of the thread is to fit a ribon...

lol.
The basics of the thread is to fit a ribon type motor, that has the fold output on to 12 pin type mirrors. The theroy should work as the fold motor is just a motor on ribbon type and 12 pin...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-06-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Hi, Thats not a power fold mirror. The pic...

Hi,

Thats not a power fold mirror. The pic ashowing the back does not have the motor in it. But that is the ribbon type mirror
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-06-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Its the connection between the mirror and the...

Its the connection between the mirror and the door.
If you look at the wiring as it exsist the mirror mount, you will see the connection(s)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-05-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Yep, All we need to know now is if having the car...

Yep, All we need to know now is if having the car coded will allow the parts fitted as they have been, will allow them to work. Once he has it we will know.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-05-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Hi, 12 pin connector is not ribbon. Ribbon...

Hi,

12 pin connector is not ribbon. Ribbon is 2 x 3 pin connectors that are on flat cable that goes to the mirror motor. Normal wire to the adjust switch etc. Ribbon type work off resistance...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-05-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Get it done! Dying to know if thats all thats...

Get it done! Dying to know if thats all thats needed then I can look for some correct mirrors. I do have a simple, cheepish way of fitting the 12 pin type, folding mirrors on ribbon type that keeps...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-05-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
The module above is not fitted on cars arround...

The module above is not fitted on cars arround 2005 with mirror memory, I know because I have that car and had all the door off and have the BMW wiring diagrams and it is not there. As said before,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-05-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
True but here in the UK, some late 02, early 04...

True but here in the UK, some late 02, early 04 have ribbon. Best thing to do is check which you have first.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-04-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Yep! You are all getting my thoughts now. A...

Yep! You are all getting my thoughts now.
A simple way of seeing it, without part numbers is this.

A pre 2003/2002 none memory, none power fold have a 6 way conector on the mirrors and an...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-04-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Yes your right, purple switch. On memory seats,...

Yes your right, purple switch.
On memory seats, there is no module for the behind the glove box for folding.
I have the BMW wiring diagrams and it clearly shows that on memory folding, there is no...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-04-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
All them options are for none memory seats. With...

All them options are for none memory seats. With memory seats, there is no module fitted in the doors. The folding part I believe is controled by the mirror motor its self as it has the fold module,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-03-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Great stuff! Connect the ribbons up and ask the...

Great stuff!
Connect the ribbons up and ask the dealer. Let us know what they say!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-02-2008, 03:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
<a...

<a href="http://s302.photobucket.com/albums/nn87/the_big_1/?action=view&current=12Pin.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn87/the_big_1/12Pin.jpg" border="0"...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-02-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
According to the BMW wiring diagram there is only...

According to the BMW wiring diagram there is only 6 wires through the ribbon cable, 2 x 3 wat connectors. I checked mine and its correct. When you have a mirror fold mirror motor, the actual glass...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-02-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
On the ribon with memory I dont think there is a...

On the ribon with memory I dont think there is a sepearte module. On none memory type, there is a module in the door and some later ones have a module in the fusebox and both are shown on the BMW...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-01-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
Please do. I am trying to find a BMW tech person...

Please do. I am trying to find a BMW tech person to find out if the fold needs activating or not. all I can find on Real oem is the mirror fold part and the different mirror adjust switch and the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-01-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
I guessed that to but have you tried connecting...

I guessed that to but have you tried connecting the ribon as the BUS might need to measure the resistance of the fold motor to know its there before it sends the signal.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-01-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 61,932
Posted By the_big_1
I have the BMW wiring diagrams and on the memory...

I have the BMW wiring diagrams and on the memory type ribon cable, it doesnt show the fold motors and the wiring for the switch doesnt change bit is shown internaly. This should mean that once you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By the_big_1
Yes the folding motor is built in to the mirror....

Yes the folding motor is built in to the mirror. I was trying to use a none ribon type folding base by changing the the tilt motor withe the ribon type I ave. I think you have to have a ribon tilt...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By the_big_1
Hi. I think that the mirror fold function is...

Hi.

I think that the mirror fold function is actual controlled by the electronics on the rear of the mirror motor. I have seen the mirror motor that is from an auto fold mirror has an extra ribon...
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