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Old 02-17-2006, 01:13 PM   #1
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DIY for knocking out panel between back seats??

I want to knock this panel out of my '01 E46 sedan and cover it with some sort of velcro cover kinda like the CWP ski bag option (so I can haul 2x4's ). Anyone else done this DIY mod? How about you guys putting subs back there, how hard is it to remove the panel?

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Hey, thanks! What a quick response.

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can this be done on a coupe?? thanks
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Old 02-18-2006, 09:58 AM   #5
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can this be done on a coupe?? thanks
Yes, but it is much more difficult on the coupe because there are twice as many spot welds. I have not done it personally, but if you do a search in the electronics forum you will find a lot of talk and information on it.

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so the back part of my seat is just one whole piece and i knocked the metal pass through in but the only way i could really use it is to take out the back of the seat. what can i do about this?
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so the back part of my seat is just one whole piece and i knocked the metal pass through in but the only way i could really use it is to take out the back of the seat. what can i do about this?
My understanding is once you cut out the spot welds and remove the metal piece, all that remains is the carpet, no need to remove the whole back of the seat. Then, you just cut the carpet behind the ski pass and clean it up with some type of trim ring.

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My understanding is once you cut out the spot welds and remove the metal piece, all that remains is the carpet, no need to remove the whole back of the seat. Then, you just cut the carpet behind the ski pass and clean it up with some type of trim ring.

Here is a more detailed post. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=325828

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Hmm my car has no armrest in the back seat so i'm not sure if that would work.
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Hmm my car has no armrest in the back seat so i'm not sure if that would work.
Me thinks US cars without leather do not have the rear armrest.
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damnit thats not cool i want a pass through thingy on my car.
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Old 02-20-2006, 09:36 AM   #11
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Can you remove the ski bag from the OEM pass-through set-up and just have the pass-through with door?

How do you remove the bag so it can be put back in later (when you want to sell car)?
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