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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 02-07-2009, 12:13 AM   #1
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Found 3 connectors - what are they for?

Bear in mind I've only had this 01 M3 cabrio for one week...I'm still exploring. I removed the center console cup holders and coin changer and voila, 3 different types of connectors: one is a multi-pin, the the is a mini-coaxial type and the last is a multi pin white plastic connector. Will some one tell be their purpose?

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Old 02-07-2009, 12:19 AM   #2
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pics? sounds like it would DIN setup or audio
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Old 02-07-2009, 06:30 AM   #3
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pics? sounds like it would DIN setup or audio
I'm not familiar with this, please explain?

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Old 02-07-2009, 07:23 AM   #4
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Bear in mind I've only had this 01 M3 cabrio for one week...I'm still exploring. I removed the center console cup holders and coin changer and voila, 3 different types of connectors: one is a multi-pin, the the is a mini-coaxial type and the last is a multi pin white plastic connector. Will some one tell be their purpose?

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these schoud be for the telephone option. but normaly there are just two conectors not three

a picture of these coud help us identify them
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Old 02-07-2009, 01:23 PM   #5
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Post pics, but ACS3_e46_coupe is right, under the cup holder is where there are wires to connect the telephone cradle (which replaces the cup holders).
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Old 02-09-2009, 06:17 AM   #6
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Old 02-09-2009, 09:19 AM   #7
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well it looks like someone had an old school cellular base in their or some type of 2 way radio. the one connector is a mini uhf antenna connector.
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Old 02-09-2009, 09:52 AM   #8
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The car is pre-wired for cell phone. Which one of the 3 is that?
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Old 02-11-2009, 09:48 PM   #9
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Did I stump the experts here? Bueller???
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Old 02-11-2009, 10:00 PM   #10
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thats for telephone wiring/snap in. if you dont have a phone in the center console, leave them alone.
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Old 02-13-2009, 07:24 AM   #11
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Thanks...so all 3 connectors are phone related and should be left alone?
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