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Old 03-05-2003, 10:29 PM   #1
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How do you wire a BMW Pila?

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Anyone here knows or have wired a BMWPila? I just don't know where you hook up the RED wire, and gray wire to?

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Old 03-05-2003, 11:27 PM   #2
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What's a BMWPila?
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Auxillary input for my laptop or Mp3 player... Dawg..
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Old 03-06-2003, 01:09 AM   #4
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from waht I remember (I installed this about a year ago), the grey wire is the ground wire. That's only used if you want to activate the RCAs. There is a grounding bolt. Secure your grey wire there.

With regards to red wire, I don't remember having to use it.
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Ok, depending on what you're planning to do (connecting to an iPOD perhaps?), you won't need the red wire, cos that's a constant power source wire. Your ipod will have its own power source.

Here's a pic of the grounding bolt:

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Erin.. Thanks for helping me out..

Yeah. I wanna use my laptop to do some mp3, so yeah.. I dont' need to connect the red wire 12V .right?... that case.. that's totally cool...


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Old 03-06-2003, 02:17 AM   #7
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Erin.. Thanks for helping me out..

Yeah. I wanna use my laptop to do some mp3, so yeah.. I dont' need to connect the red wire 12V .right?... that case.. that's totally cool...


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Yeah, you won't need to do anything with the red wire cos your laptop will have its own power source. Just plug in the CD changer plugs to the BMWPILA, ground the grey wire and you're good to go. Wrap up the rest of the unused wires in the black tape and save it for a rainy day. It only took like 5 mins. Really easy plug and play!

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Yeah, you won't need to do anything with the red wire cos your laptop will have its own power source. Just plug in the CD changer plugs to the BMWPILA, ground the grey wire and you're good to go. Wrap up the rest of the unused wires in the black tape and save it for a rainy day. It only took like 5 mins. Really easy plug and play!

BTW, I'm actually a wo-man.

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to be honest i thought you were a doode at first too. lol
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we demand to see your picture Erin... Also.. this thread has turned itself into an OFFTOPIC...hahaha Men always got confused and lost when there is a woman involved. Ain't that right?
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Dude, I was originally here to provide good solid info

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