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Old 01-09-2012, 06:56 PM   #61
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Lugnut you do a very good DIY
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:30 PM   #62
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Bolt fix for deck rattle

I used this fix on my '02 M3: http://www.cardomain.com/ride/262483...-series/page-2. It simply reinforces the rear deck.

Basically you:
- Remove the subwoofer enclosure
- Locate a hole dead center in the deck where the enclosure is mounted
- Attach a bolt with 2 nuts (basically sandwiching the deck between the nuts) and crank it down
- Enjoy some rattle free bass.

I'm sure that the t-shirt/tennis ball/polyester fill fixes work great, but this fix has the advantage of keeping the enclosure characteristics the same.
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:58 AM   #63
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such a good DIY, just finished mine and it sounds awesome! thanks a lot
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:54 AM   #64
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Spaulding + BMW= I was looking into replacing my rear HK speakers and forgot I did this fix when I first got my car
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:58 PM   #65
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Thanks Lugnut, I am NOT a DIY type of guy, and your guide gave me the confidence to do this, The only thing I didn't like when I got my M was the rattle. I used tennis balls instead of the polyester, mainly because I know where the sporting goods store is and have no idea where the polyester batting store is. Took me all of 15 minutes, and $6 (tennis balls, 8mm wrench). And FYI I decided on Dunlop tennis ball over Wilson, since they make tires and therefore must make better e46 trunk rattle reducing tennis balls.
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Old 03-19-2013, 01:53 PM   #66
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today i resolve my problem ;-)
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:44 PM   #67
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Hey I had just made a separate thread about this but I can't seem to get my HK amplifier connector back in like in step 10...I tried for almost an hour what am I doing wrong?

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Old 12-09-2013, 11:41 PM   #68
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Did the fix tonight, worked liked a charm
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