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Old 08-21-2010, 07:13 PM   #1
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I'm about to route new speaker wire from the doors to my trunk. I got some ????

I have searched for about an hour and can't really find what I'm looking for. How hard would it me be for me to remove the bottom parts of my dash so i can route new speaker wire through the loom connecting the door and the(front fender) car?? Any answers or links would be helpful. Thanks? I'm removing my glove box to route RCA's but have not done that yet I'm sure that will give me some answers but what about the drivers side.

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The whole reason I'm doing this is I'm installing the Dynavin next week so i was checking out the previous install form a horrible audio shop. They used a LOC but kept my stock speaker wiring and i noticed only 3 channels of my 4 channel amp are connected all the speakers work but something a muss and I'm starking from scratch fresh speaker wire from my 4 crossovers to my amp. My guess is that they used one set of my stock wires for the LOC and just rewired one whole side to one channel. Unacceptable!! I check the BSW web site no luck. Just want to know what I'm in for before i start pulling the door panels off again. I could leave it and just plug and play the new HU but that's not what i want.
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Old 08-22-2010, 07:49 AM   #2
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I know someone has done this. I pulling my radio and glove box today. Just looking for some insight. I would hate to bother Jeff with this.
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Old 08-22-2010, 08:06 AM   #3
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The driver's kick panel is no more tricky to remove than the glove box. Routing cables behind the centre console from on side of the car to the other is less easy.
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Old 08-23-2010, 07:15 PM   #4
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Yea i found that out today. Seems like i would have to take the whole dash apart. I just spliced into the factory cables for the front and ran fresh wire from my rear crossovers to the amp. I Moved my amps too what a pain in the ass. No way to test everything cause i pulled my stock radio out Sunday. Think i did. I know its gonna get hot under there. I'm gonna add a fan if they start going into thermal overload. Hope i don't get a flat. Have to call roadside assatance. I was gonna take out the spare but i had enough room with it in
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Old 08-25-2010, 01:49 PM   #5
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a couple new pics of my reroute first i just used electrical tape. well i could hardly sleep until i did it right. One before and two after pics. My unit and relocation kit should be here tomorrow. Hope it all works. Got all weekend to tweak it then to the body shop Monday
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:35 PM   #6
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cant believe a shop did that to you
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The stock stereo wiring in the E46 is quality twisted pair wire. You did yourself a disservice replacing it.
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Old 09-25-2010, 07:40 PM   #8
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I ended up not replacing the stock wires for the doors. But i did run fresh wires to the rear speakers
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