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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-13-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By benzovs
No door panels are removed to install the tint so...

No door panels are removed to install the tint so they won't need to be removed when the tint is taken off.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-13-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By benzovs
I worked at a stereo shop that did tint for about...

I worked at a stereo shop that did tint for about 4 years and the tinters there applied new tint over old tint all the time. It's hard to remove it from the rear glass without damaging the defroster,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-09-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By benzovs
Thanks for the comments and constructive...

Thanks for the comments and constructive criticism fellas. It's weird, in person everyone says how nice it looks and it photos most have said its too much two tone all around. My inspiration was the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-08-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By benzovs
More like 65 lbs. No biggie, I'm always riding by...

More like 65 lbs. No biggie, I'm always riding by myself so its like having a child riding shotgun.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-07-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By benzovs
More pics

I went ahead and installed sound dampener in most of the vehicle as well.
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c65/benzo007/e46%20interior%20redye/IMG_3670_zps658aae4c.jpg...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-07-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By benzovs
Another interior redye

Whats up fanatics? Here is another interior redye project for you guys to look over. I basically did everything that Neil did with a few exceptions and additions. I won't be going over all the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-06-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By benzovs
You should be fine. The factory x over point...

You should be fine. The factory x over point should be well within a reasonable range for the tweets. It's the power output that you would have to worry about as far as damaging the tweeters, and its...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-06-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By benzovs
You have to send your aftermarket x over a full...

You have to send your aftermarket x over a full range signal in order for it to work as it was intended as designed too. The outputs from your factory amp are already crossed over. The leads going to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-10-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,190
Posted By benzovs
All documentation, manuals, and tech reports that...

All documentation, manuals, and tech reports that I have read and used to come to a conclusion about the DWA on the e46 do not say anything about excluding european models. I'm not saying that I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-08-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,190
Posted By benzovs
All e46 vehicles have the alarm built into the...

All e46 vehicles have the alarm built into the gm5. In order for the alarm to work it has to be activated with programming and at the very least tilt sensor MUST be used. The tilt sensor is what...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-07-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,190
Posted By benzovs
I'll be happy to help, but I'm having a little...

I'll be happy to help, but I'm having a little trouble understanding your posts, it kind of jumps around and it's hard to make sense of it.

For example here you say you are going to fit the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By benzovs
Just went to the Pac website and they don't have...

Just went to the Pac website and they don't have pics for the swi-rc integration. I've done a ton of these (not in the e46) and the website has had all of the wire locations. The instructions are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By benzovs
THe module that you bought should have came with...

THe module that you bought should have came with a little instruction booklet/pamphlet. On that paper is a website where you can see a very detailed picture of where the wires are located and how to...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-10-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By benzovs
Tearing the amp apart would most likely not give...

Tearing the amp apart would most likely not give you the answer you are looking for. I know of a way for you to figure out the x-over point for the front door speaks though. If you have access to an...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-06-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By benzovs
I love vipers as well, the problem is that they...

I love vipers as well, the problem is that they are a lot more expensive than other very competitive alarms, such as Autopage and prestige. You can buy an Autopage RS915 which is a 2 way pager SST...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-05-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By benzovs
I can't say what the frequencies are out of the...

I can't say what the frequencies are out of the factory amp but I think that the reason that you are hearing better low response out of your rears is because of where they are mounted. The rears have...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-05-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By benzovs
You should be fine. Check to see if the amp has a...

You should be fine. Check to see if the amp has a regulated power supply. If it does, then it gives the same output regardless if it gets 12v or 14v. If it is an unregulated power supply, then the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-05-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By benzovs
I need a little more information. Are you using...

I need a little more information. Are you using your factory radio or do you have an aftermarket deck? What brand of amp do you have? Is it a 4 channel amp? What speakers is it powering?

The...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-05-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By benzovs
Did you measure DC or AC voltage? audio output...

Did you measure DC or AC voltage? audio output from Head units (radio) and amps is in the form of AC voltage. Check the impedance of your speaks as well. Do that with the radio off.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-04-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By benzovs
Tell me exactly how you checked for voltage on...

Tell me exactly how you checked for voltage on the front speakers.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-04-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By benzovs
Here we go... I've run into 1000 ground loop...

Here we go... I've run into 1000 ground loop issues (alternator whine) in my career, give or take 50. And I have been able to solve 990. There were only a few that just would not go away, but they...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-02-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By benzovs
I sent them an email right before I ordered my...

I sent them an email right before I ordered my kit and asked them for the m3 cinnamon leather dye and they knew exactly what I was talking about. My invoice says "m class cinnamon" PLUS I didn't...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-02-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By benzovs
according to this all e46 cars have the alarm in...

according to this all e46 cars have the alarm in the gm5 module.
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c65/benzo007/antithefte46.jpg

All you need to do is buy the components: Siren, tilt sensor...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-02-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By benzovs
The remote turn on for the amp is a 12v +...

The remote turn on for the amp is a 12v + switched..... HOWEVER... I'm not sure if it's ignition switched or radio switched. You would have to use a relay to bump up the current if you are powering...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-01-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 74,520
Posted By benzovs
Great job brother! I commend you and your...

Great job brother! I commend you and your efforts. Well worth the time it took.
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