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Old 08-11-2014, 11:57 PM   #1
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Replacing E46 speaker/sound system

I just got a 2000 328i. It has the base system, non-HK.
I want to replace my whole system including all speakers, head unit, and amp. Im on a smaller budget like $400.. I want something crisp with decent bass. Not looking to shatter windows. Can you let me know what size all the speakers are, which amp etc. Also, can i put in a touchscreen deck. Like a 6-8" one in the stock stereo.. It is the business Cd. Thanks for all the help!

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Old 08-12-2014, 06:54 AM   #2
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Is your stock setup in good shape? I'm looking to go back to stock if you decide to get rid of your old setup.
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Old 08-12-2014, 09:22 AM   #3
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If the car was built for the Canadian market it doesn't have a separate amp in the trunk. That is, the amp AND the crossovers are in the OEM head unit. Replacing the head unit with a new head unit will require a new amp AND crossovers. Also, a fair amount of rewiring as the wires for each individual speaker come from the head unit.


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