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Old 03-14-2014, 09:50 PM   #1
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2001 325ci coupe...car phone?!

Bought this sexy lady from a dude I went to high school with, after hot boxing the thing once or thrice, I noticed that I don't have a single goddamn cup holder in my car. But I do have what looks like a car phone, minus the phone itself, there's a snipped wire showing where it should've been. If it wasn't a car phone, then I haven't got a clue, but what I'm getting at is can I take it out and make my own cup holders?(pretty inexperienced here) Maybe with some epoxy or something, and any suggestions on making it blend w/the interior afterwards. Pictures are unavailable, cars in fl and I'm stationed at ft sill for another 3 months.


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Old 03-14-2014, 10:51 PM   #2
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Tough to say without pictures but the e46 console can take a car phone adaptor, euro tray storage box, or cupholders. So yes, you can get cupholders but if you have a manual you may not like them.
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Old 03-15-2014, 01:33 AM   #3
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not too sure what your saying without pictures but you could always put these into your console if you dont have them yet

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330i-M54_3.0l/ES86857/

and if you wanna get fancy and install rear cupholder you can do this...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=723754
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Old 03-15-2014, 10:28 AM   #4
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To install a cupholder, you'll need this too:
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330...nsole/ES86859/
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Old 03-16-2014, 12:35 AM   #5
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Thanks guys, I had been looking but apparently not in the right spot.


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