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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 41,161
Posted By ca1242
Could also be a bus issue. Try disconnecting the...

Could also be a bus issue. Try disconnecting the battery for 15 minutes to reset the car's electronics.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-13-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 19,405
Posted By ca1242
Left side of the trunk on non-convertibles. ...

Left side of the trunk on non-convertibles.


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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,342
Posted By ca1242
I guess you would have to trace the wire and...

I guess you would have to trace the wire and troubleshoot the steering wheel buttons. Wire is usually cut under the dash where steering wheel wires come out. Is there an IR eye somewhere or was...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-16-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,258
Posted By ca1242
Is an aftermarket E46 stereo upgrade really a DIY project?

I can't remember what the harness looks like. Remove steering wheel bottom panel and under dash cover. Ibus wire is skinny and I am pretty sure it runs along ignition wires, which are much thicker. ...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 07-22-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By ca1242
WTB facelift sedan fog, bumper trim, fender liner, brake duct

Hit a tire tread last week and lost:
- front lower bumper trim (silver piece at bottom, need both sides)
- brake air duct right side
- lower fender liner piece - right
- fog light - right

All...
Forum: Exterior 07-22-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By ca1242
I hit a tire tread last week and lost my right...

I hit a tire tread last week and lost my right fog light. Are you willing to just sell me one fog light?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,728
Posted By ca1242
HELP! Electrical Problems......I-Bus issues?

If you remove the radio and problem goes away, them most likely the radio is bad. I would check radio harness constant power wire and ignition power wire for 12 volts and ground for continuity....
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-14-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 75,352
Posted By ca1242
All speakers are different. While this makes a...

All speakers are different. While this makes a marked improvement for most speakers, results may vary.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-15-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By ca1242
Get an adapter from best buy.

Get an adapter from best buy.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-08-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 75,352
Posted By ca1242
It might improve sound, but probably not the same...

It might improve sound, but probably not the same results. You are going to be listening to your stereo for a long time, do it right!
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-02-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,339
Posted By ca1242
Screws on panel around shifter, hvac panel, panel...

Screws on panel around shifter, hvac panel, panel under the dash. Just take your time.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-27-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,339
Posted By ca1242
Go up drivers side. Remove panel under radio and...

Go up drivers side. Remove panel under radio and panel under dash for access to cut across. Then remove door sills and rear seat.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-26-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,339
Posted By ca1242
If you are getting new amps, then run RCAs to...

If you are getting new amps, then run RCAs to the back. You can reuse existing wires from OEM amp harness to go to stock speaker locations. Speaker crossovers would go in the back. You can run...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-26-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 75,352
Posted By ca1242
3.75" is close to the limit, but I think it might...

3.75" is close to the limit, but I think it might be doable. Take the plunge and make it work!
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-26-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,339
Posted By ca1242
Check the links sticky for details. To answer...

Check the links sticky for details. To answer your questions directly:
a) it is easier to remove ac vent so you can push wires and harnesses out of the way. You can either push them on top of the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-30-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,959
Posted By ca1242
those things end up enlarging tabs that make...

those things end up enlarging tabs that make contact with fuse, causing a loose connection over time. If you plan to keep the car for a long time, it is best to tap into a wire by removing a part of...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-29-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By ca1242
Not true. As soon as I bought my car, I replaced...

Not true. As soon as I bought my car, I replaced oem radio with aftermarket. I have reprogrammed my headlights and locks at the dealer since.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-27-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By ca1242
http://photos.e46fanatics.com/data/500/15422Audio_...

http://photos.e46fanatics.com/data/500/15422Audio_Phone_buttons_schematics.jpg
http://photos.e46fanatics.com/data/500/15422Volute_Spring_details.jpg
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-16-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,475
Posted By ca1242
I would just run all power wires from radio...

I would just run all power wires from radio harness in the trunk. If something shorts out, you lose the radio. You can find power up front, but if you tap into something critical such as cluster,...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-11-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,475
Posted By ca1242
There might or might not be antenna and power...

There might or might not be antenna and power cables up front, but most likely not. Only way to know for sure is to remove head unit.

I prefer to run RCAs down the middle of the car to avoid...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-17-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,529
Posted By ca1242
shorted speaker can short out amplifier output.

shorted speaker can short out amplifier output.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-15-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,529
Posted By ca1242
There is a connector at the door, held up by a...

There is a connector at the door, held up by a screw. Take screw out, wiggle connector away from the door, unplug and check pins. Are they corroded? Wouldn't hurt to spray them with electronic...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-27-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,339
Posted By ca1242
click on my name (ca1242) and then select send...

click on my name (ca1242) and then select send "email" I'd rather not post it on the forum directly.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-26-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,339
Posted By ca1242
As Jae said, I have a ton of power going to front...

As Jae said, I have a ton of power going to front speakers. Only drawback of the Boston's I have is that they are very inneficient, but they get loud enough for me. Even though tweeters are in the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-26-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,339
Posted By ca1242
My goal was to have a clean install that is not...

My goal was to have a clean install that is not too flashy and maximizes trunk space.

Processor was mounted to carpeted wood pieces that were screwed to the OEM brackets.

Box was built to match...
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