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Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum
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Old 12-14-2003, 12:09 PM   #1
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IPOD install? what are my options?

hi,

I am very new with mods, as in, I haven't done any! However, I'm getting sick and tired of my iTrip radio transmitter. I was wondering what options i have so that i can wire my ipod straight into my head unit. i know there's the ice link, but i'd like to try to install it without paying more. is there a way just to wire it in directly into a head unit. if not, what is the cheapest way for me to go about doing it?

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Old 12-14-2003, 04:54 PM   #2
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check out my install...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...hreadid=129136
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Old 12-15-2003, 02:52 AM   #3
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thanks,

that's a sweet setup, id do that, but i'm trying to find a way where i don't have to by the icelink or the blitzsafe, is that even possible?

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Old 12-15-2003, 10:02 AM   #4
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If your head unit will accept the BMW Aux Input then thats the best thing for you. If not youll have to go with an FM modulator. I dont like them at all. Out of all of those i think the itrip works best. I would go with the icelink or the blitzsafe though.
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Old 01-04-2004, 06:21 PM   #5
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Is there any easy way to determine if my head unit will accep the BMW Aux Input? I recall someone mentioning BMW older than 9/02 have an older version or something. My car is an 02...what is the easiest way to determine this?
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Old 01-05-2004, 11:18 AM   #6
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if i dont have a cd changer can i use that wire setup and run it down to connect to my ipod and have it set up in my center tray?

if i do that i can still use my stering wheel controls right?

this is just an idea and i have never done any mod consisting of audio wires and i am pretty scared to mess this up so if someone can walk me thru as to what steps has to be done that would be so great
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