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Old 06-08-2006, 08:18 PM   #81
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Anyone able to do this mod for me in Virginia (Tidewater area)? I went to a local supposedly "guru" car stereo/mod shop and I was not impressed that they knew what they would be doing for this install ( the Avic Z1 ).

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Old 06-09-2006, 06:57 AM   #82
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If you are willing to drive to Maryland, maybe I can help. PM me if interested.

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Anyone able to do this mod for me in Virginia (Tidewater area)? I went to a local supposedly "guru" car stereo/mod shop and I was not impressed that they knew what they would be doing for this install ( the Avic Z1 ).

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Old 06-09-2006, 11:34 PM   #83
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Does anybody live in the los angeles area that can do this mod? I am very interested in hooking up the avic z1, but can't find anybody that can do this.

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Old 06-10-2006, 02:01 PM   #84
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Actually....Advanced Car Creations in Garden Grove...i called them the other day and they quoted me $150 on the install...
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Old 06-13-2006, 02:00 AM   #85
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Actually....Advanced Car Creations in Garden Grove...i called them the other day and they quoted me $150 on the install...
wait a sec.... $150 for the install of a double din into an e46? wow, that is dirt cheap.
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Old 07-15-2006, 12:25 AM   #86
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After seeing this mod, I am so ready to buy the AVIC Z1! Thanks for sending me this thread, FASTBMW.
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Old 07-16-2006, 11:31 PM   #87
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I just purchased AVIC-Z1 online, but I can't find any place in the San Francisco bay area to do the installation. Places I asked have only done Z1 installation to vehicles other than M3, or installation on M3 but not with a Z1 unit. Could someone provide some suggestions here? Thx!
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Old 07-17-2006, 09:20 AM   #88
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wait a sec.... $150 for the install of a double din into an e46? wow, that is dirt cheap.
I know...i explained over the phone that there would need to be some vent modification in order to fit the double din and they said they've done it before and it's pretty simple. Maybe it's one of those things where they give you a low price over the phone to bring you in and then raise it once ur there...but then again, how much could they possible raise it?
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Old 07-20-2006, 12:38 AM   #89
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I know...i explained over the phone that there would need to be some vent modification in order to fit the double din and they said they've done it before and it's pretty simple. Maybe it's one of those things where they give you a low price over the phone to bring you in and then raise it once ur there...but then again, how much could they possible raise it?
Dude, if you have come there, can you confirm this cost???
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Old 07-20-2006, 09:44 AM   #90
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Dude, if you have come there, can you confirm this cost???
I havn't gone in person because i ended up deciding to install the double din myself. I just wanted to be 100% sure that everything was sealed right and that the steering wheel buttons get programmed properly, etc. If i did end up taking my car in, it woulda been out of laziness, and that wasn't a good enough reason imo....


...but if you needed to have one installed, call them and double check just to be sure.
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Old 07-21-2006, 01:09 PM   #91
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I havn't gone in person because i ended up deciding to install the double din myself. I just wanted to be 100% sure that everything was sealed right and that the steering wheel buttons get programmed properly, etc. If i did end up taking my car in, it woulda been out of laziness, and that wasn't a good enough reason imo....


...but if you needed to have one installed, call them and double check just to be sure.
does the $150 include a custom bezel or wihtout?
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Old 09-10-2007, 12:11 AM   #92
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Hi Shasha,
you posted nice pics of your self made construction for closing the airbox cut that you made for installing your 2DIN unit!

I want to do the same and would be interested in the measures of that construction!

--would be nice if you could tell me!

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Old 11-01-2008, 07:47 PM   #93
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I have sweaty feet and run the air conditioner most of the time so that would actually be a plus!
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Old 01-09-2009, 08:01 AM   #94
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Where did you buy the abs plastic from? I went to home depot and they don't have anything. Also, I think I cut too much from the duct because the vents stick out when they are open and get in the way of anything I try to cover the duct up with

Edit: ya im pretty sure i ****ed up


What do you need to moddify before sealing of?? do you need to relocate one of those grey airpipes are what?

cause that the thing i don't understand?

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Old 01-09-2009, 08:57 AM   #95
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The part you need to modify is not sown in that picture. There is a plastic piece that connects left and right dampers. Just open it up and take a look, it will be obvious.
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Very Nice!

I like how clean it looks!
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