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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Elsamo
Had similar problems on my coupe. It lived in...

Had similar problems on my coupe. It lived in Bakersfield for awhile with a previous owner and I suspect was not garaged and deteriorated due to the sun.

The windshield cowl is an easy DIY -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Elsamo
I particularly like the one piece of cube(?) trim...

I particularly like the one piece of cube(?) trim on the driver's side:

http://images.craigslist.org/3Ka3Mc3F75N95Lf5J9d486cd217fcaee214f8.jpg

:tsk:
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By Elsamo
I used that DIY link you have there initially and...

I used that DIY link you have there initially and then came across this: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9034193#post9034193

So I added the cigarette lighter and hid the wiring...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,602
Posted By Elsamo
...To make it look like the Birch Anthracite trim...

...To make it look like the Birch Anthracite trim :thumbup:

I like my wood trim but if this worked and looked good i'd do it tomorrow.

http://www.tmk.com/bmw/6F5S1724-l.jpg

:drool:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-11-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 53,996
Posted By Elsamo
I'd guess since you have a mirror with...

I'd guess since you have a mirror with SOS/Assist, autodim, clown nose, and rain sensor you probably already have the 10-pin on the car side of the wiring. You'll probably be ok without a new harness.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-08-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,520
Posted By Elsamo
I'm sure many people would not agree but...

I'm sure many people would not agree but depending on the exterior color I think the OEM mudflaps can look really cool on an xi sedan:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0803/MonsterCos/BMW002.jpg...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Elsamo
+1 to that! There are many threads about wrapping...

+1 to that! There are many threads about wrapping and the results look great! Here's one re: wrapping for an aluminum look. Not quite OEM, but also ain't gonna run you $1k+...
...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-13-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Elsamo
Yes - there's a pretty easy DIY on how to tap...

Yes - there's a pretty easy DIY on how to tap this for a power source. I used a two USB charger to run two wires for phone chargers - one routed to the euro tray and one more to the rear ashtry (for...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-01-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By Elsamo
You'll have some options for retrofitting. I...

You'll have some options for retrofitting. I picked up a homelink mirror from a salvaged e92 and got it into my '04 (mine required a little tweaking to the harness becuase it was an SOS mirror). DIY...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,355
Posted By Elsamo
22 hour roadtrip - I'd see if you can check the...

22 hour roadtrip - I'd see if you can check the vin and see if it's got one of the head units compatible with the aux input kit: 82-11-0-149-389

DIY here - If you've got the right head unit, it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,082
Posted By Elsamo
Beautiful ride. Is that the black anthracite trim...

Beautiful ride. Is that the black anthracite trim on there as well? (looks like dark wood). How many miles on it?

Silver gauge rings and a euro tray on this thing and this is pretty much my ideal...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Elsamo
According to the DIY i followed...

According to the DIY i followed (http://www.my330i.com/mod26.php) 82-11-0-149-389 should work with anything after a late 2002 build. You should be fine. :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Elsamo
Should be plug n play then based on Delmarcos...

Should be plug n play then based on Delmarcos experience here:

http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?p=12560049
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,330
Posted By Elsamo
Unusual in the US, led me to find a pretty cool...

Unusual in the US, led me to find a pretty cool site:

http://www.bmw-authority-vehicles.com/authorities_vehicles/en/index.html
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-14-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By Elsamo
I upgraded from the an SOS to an auto dimming...

I upgraded from the an SOS to an auto dimming homelink w/ compass. For my car (a 2004 ci) pulling pins 4-7 on the car side of the harness disconnected the SOS and the mirror has been working...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Elsamo
The thread you need is here: ...

The thread you need is here:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9034193#post9034193

I installed two USB sockets tapped off the phone 12v. Routed one charger to the euro tray for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,799
Posted By Elsamo
Whats that? You want to pioneer seeing if this...

Whats that? You want to pioneer seeing if this fits as well as coating the holder with layers of sprayglued alcantra till it is totally silent? :eeps:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,799
Posted By Elsamo
Looks awesome. Alex - are you volunteering to try...

Looks awesome. Alex - are you volunteering to try it out and be our spacemonkey?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,889
Posted By Elsamo
+1 for Weathertech. Grey matches well too.

+1 for Weathertech. Grey matches well too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By Elsamo
This thread should help. There are a lot of e9x...

This thread should help. There are a lot of e9x mirros available on ebay with electrochromatic dimming (rather than that nasty magiceightball-esqe caustic mess).

Snip two wires out of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Elsamo
Prewire for OEM phone cradle. Very handy for...

Prewire for OEM phone cradle. Very handy for tapping 12V.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?p=9034193#post9034193
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-21-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 99,256
Posted By Elsamo
Did on my grey center console and still have the...

Did on my grey center console and still have the coating on my grey euro tray - flows just fine.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-31-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,365
Posted By Elsamo
If I try to unscrew the self tapping screws and...

If I try to unscrew the self tapping screws and replace with the correct size (so i can get my seat adjustments back) will that strip the hole?:hmm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,800
Posted By Elsamo
Anyone ever tried the translucent wrap over the...

Anyone ever tried the translucent wrap over the wood? I love the look of that black anthracite, but not to the tune of $1500 :wowee:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-26-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By Elsamo
This thread should have the info you seek: ...

This thread should have the info you seek:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=694082
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