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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-22-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,464
Posted By surveyranger
Glad it helped you.

Glad it helped you.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-24-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By surveyranger
Got it. Thanks for the reassurance. I'll try to...

Got it. Thanks for the reassurance. I'll try to take it easy on the connector this time. I've unplugged the speaker plugs multiple times when I take of the door panel. I thought I'd be doing it this...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By surveyranger
Thanks for the reply. Do you know if any of the...

Thanks for the reply. Do you know if any of the other connectors are as fragile as the airbag connector?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By surveyranger
Question Any tips for changing E46 F/R door wiring harness?

Bottom Line Up Front - Does anyone have any tips before I swap out my F/R door wiring harness? I don't want to buy another one.

So, I put in a new window regulator into my '03 325i and broke the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By surveyranger
I bought a B800 BMW SRS tool on Newegg for $30....

I bought a B800 BMW SRS tool on Newegg for $30. Took about a week to get here and reads the SRS tables and fault codes. It also reset the fault.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-19-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,464
Posted By surveyranger
I'm not sure. I went to Crutchfield, but they...

I'm not sure. I went to Crutchfield, but they only carry the newer Kenwood KDC-X697.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-02-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,464
Posted By surveyranger
The R/T changes the input between Bluetooth, Aux,...

The R/T changes the input between Bluetooth, Aux, USB, etc. The mute button on the steering wheel works though. I don't know if the steering wheels operate the radio differently for phones because I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-15-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,464
Posted By surveyranger
Good luck! The only thing I would do differently...

Good luck! The only thing I would do differently is the soldering of the wires into the radio connector. I soldered them in-line, but I would change it to align the wires tip-to-tip (kind of like a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-15-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,464
Posted By surveyranger
I have not noticed any difference. The lights on...

I have not noticed any difference. The lights on the Kenwood radio work fine, along with everything else.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-19-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 461,830
Posted By surveyranger
After reading this I decided to go ahead and buy...

After reading this I decided to go ahead and buy a new regulator for my front right door, but I plan to add the zip-tie fix to hopefully make it last longer. The problem is that the place where I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By surveyranger
Thanks Scott! Awesome turn-around on the module...

Thanks Scott! Awesome turn-around on the module and quick responses. Sent it priority on Tuesday and had it back before Friday. The instructions made it easy to remove/install, and I didn't break...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,464
Posted By surveyranger
Thanks. No, it doesn't have the Harman Kardon...

Thanks. No, it doesn't have the Harman Kardon upgrade. I bought the car when I was stationed in Germany so it made it a little cheaper. I didn't really have the money (or maturity) to spend on the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-13-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By surveyranger
Yeah, I kind of figured. Thanks for the info!...

Yeah, I kind of figured. Thanks for the info! I'll check it out.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-10-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By surveyranger
Same plug on front mid-range?

My front door mid-range OEM speaker (65138368237) broke around the lip. It doesn't stay in the door because that part broke off. I found a pair of Harman Kardon speakers (65138368243) off another e46...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-22-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,464
Posted By surveyranger
Kenwood KDC-X696 & Speaker Install DIY

First DIY, so here goes…After owning our 2003 325i sedan for 10 years, I felt it was time to upgrade the radio to have Bluetooth, USB, and play MP3s. I also needed new front low-range speakers...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By surveyranger
Name that part

Was looking into getting some rear lights from a 2002 325i. The seller also mentioned a part from the steering wheel. I attached a picture. What is it?
I went to RealOEM and found something that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By surveyranger
First off, I love driving my 325i. I drove it...

First off, I love driving my 325i. I drove it around Germany for over 6 years, and the rest over here. It's still comfortable to drive on long trips too (17 hrs). That being said, I cringe every time...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,162
Posted By surveyranger
I took my front passenger door panel off to look...

I took my front passenger door panel off to look at my window regulator. I had the battery (neg terminal) disconnected before I started, and the key was not in the ignition. I disconnected the airbag...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,162
Posted By surveyranger
What type of tape would you suggest?

What type of tape would you suggest?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-05-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By surveyranger
Thanks for the info! I don't have one installed,...

Thanks for the info! I don't have one installed, so I guess I'll leave it disconnected.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-04-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By surveyranger
Unknown connector

I'm replacing my OEM radio, and I don't know what the extra connector on the bottom of the radio connector is? I attached a picture with a red arrow pointing to it. None of the directions for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By surveyranger
Thanks for helping to clear that up. I'm away...

Thanks for helping to clear that up. I'm away from the house for a couple months. Guess I'll take care of it when I get back.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By surveyranger
Thanks for the input scottjoh. Is there anyway to...

Thanks for the input scottjoh. Is there anyway to troubleshoot/verify before repairing/replacing the GM? I can get to the GM & I have tools including a multimeter.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By surveyranger
Did you send your GM5 off? If so, did it fix the...

Did you send your GM5 off? If so, did it fix the problem? Once I get into the car, start it, and wait a few minutes, then everything works fine.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By surveyranger
I can lubricate the lock's pushpins to see if...

I can lubricate the lock's pushpins to see if that helps. However, if they were gummed up, then wouldn't I have this problem all the time instead of when it's just hot outside?
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