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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-13-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
Posted By surveyranger
I don't know. My harness was pretty simple. I...

I don't know. My harness was pretty simple. I used the Illumination wire because I didn't have any other use for it. So I was able to move it to the slot I wanted to get the other controls to...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-04-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
Posted By surveyranger
Honestly, this was my first radio install. I'm...

Honestly, this was my first radio install. I'm familiar with electronics though. I don't know what the illumination wire is for, but my new radio lights up just fine. It looks like you matched the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-02-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By surveyranger
I did a DIY covering how I replaced the harness....

I did a DIY covering how I replaced the harness. here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1062687&highlight=)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-01-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By surveyranger
Thanks for reading. If you have (or can find)...

Thanks for reading. If you have (or can find) the part number for the airbag connector, then by all means please share it. I didn't see it on RealOEM, any threads here, or elsewhere on the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-01-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By surveyranger
DIY: Changing front door wiring harness

I created this after my original post (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1055981) about replacing a wiring harness. I found the process to be somewhat involved, or maybe I made it that...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-11-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
Posted By surveyranger
I didn't use a chassis ground. The BMW connector...

I didn't use a chassis ground. The BMW connector has a ground on it that the radio plugs into, and that's the one I used. Not sure what to tell you.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-09-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
Posted By surveyranger
I'll be here as long as my E46 still lives! ...

I'll be here as long as my E46 still lives!

Putting in radios is definitely not my specialty, but I come equipped with strong logic. I'm assuming you have the standard 'Business Radio,' that the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-22-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
Posted By surveyranger
Glad it helped you.

Glad it helped you.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-24-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
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, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
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, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
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, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
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: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-19-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
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: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-02-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
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: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-15-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
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: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-15-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
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, 04:52 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 506,233
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, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
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: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-02-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
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, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
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, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
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: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-22-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,064
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 01-14-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
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, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,056
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, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,924
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...
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