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Old 03-05-2010, 01:52 PM   #21
dvsntt
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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Denver
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My Ride: 01 325xi
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Originally Posted by Sicily1918 View Post
Yes, they could... consider the following, though:

The interior components (Radio, Climate/HVAC, cluster, etc.) don't work automatically once installed. They can be pulled out/put in super easily, but the only way to get them to work on another car -- another E46, specifically -- is to install them in the new car and then code the car with the new component. Given how much the OBD machines (I forget their names -- Mobic and Logic-something?) cost, it's extremely impractical for thieves to really bother.
I can code and align modules in my garage with a $40 cable.
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