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  1. E9x Keyless Entry/start (PassiveGo) Retrofit for E46

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    Man, I've had this for years. I admire the optimism I had as a teenager. I just graduated college and need to downsize and this is a project I've come to terms that I'll never complete. I’m selling my Keyless Entry kit from an E9x to go into an E46. Yes, this is a real thing. Proof: and...
  2. e46 M3 and e39 M5 side mirrors

    Exterior
    Hello Dear Bimmers, Does somebody know if e46 M3 mirror housings/covers/casings for the side mirror (the big plastic oval thing which houses the mirror itself, the actuator, and everything else) are exchangeable with the e39 M5 ones? I have an e39 with OEM M5 mirror retrofitted and the...
  3. '02 330i TiSilv 110k - SCain wannabe ZHP build history, maintenance, upgrades

    General E46 Forum
    WIP Showing my e46 for the first time in a few years. I've always been too critical of my own stuff. Never even had a forum avatar before today. But the past few weeks have been pretty rewarding compared to 4 years of mostly maintenance so I'm feeling finally ready to start this build thread...
  4. Rear Sun Blind Retrofit help

    General E46 Forum
    Hello everyone, I have a 2002 BMW 330ci. I had ordered a rear power sunshade / sun blind for a coupe it had came with the strip button panel and looked super easy to wire. My issue is when I removed the rear deck and flipped it over there was no precut line. From my understanding it is...
  5. ***SOLD*** E46 Lumbar Support Complete Kit!

    Interior
    FOR SALE! A COMPLETE *DRIVER & PASSENGER SIDE* LUMBAR KIT WITH PUMP, WIRES, PAD, SWITCH (MAIN SWITCH AND MEMORY SEAT CONTROL). THIS WAS TAKE OFF FROM MY SPORT SEATS WITH PREMIUM PACKAGE (INCLUDES LUMBAR SUPPORT) ASKING PRICE : $200 SHIPPED OR BEST OFFER CONTACT: FEEL FREE TO EMAIL ME FOR ANY...
  6. Auto Level Headlight Retrofit

    Lighting Forum
    The car i want to ask about : E46 320D (Dont know if engine matters) Sedan Year 2000 Whit out Xenon Package Hello E46 Users i was wondering how can i retrofit auto leveling headlights.I know that LCM (the module were we turn on the lights ) needs to be replaced + i need to add 2 level...
  7. Rear Power Windows Retrofit 4 Door Sedan

    General E46 Forum
    Hi All, First of all, i wanted to say that i have searched this forum for something similar but i failed to find anything so i decided to ask a question hoping that somebody can help me. I am trying to convert my manual rear windows to electrical power windows. I have ordered the following...
  8. DIY/TIPS: Upgrading Factory Bi-Xenon to G5-R

    Lighting Forum
    Just want to give some insight on my retrofit/upgrade and give some pointers to everyone that have Stock AL/Bosch projectors and are interested in upgrading to a newer Projectors. All my guidelines and help came from Thebuildjournal & Grayson Terry .. THANK YOU! Purchased NHK G5-R Projector...
  9. Lighting System Update

    Lighting Forum
    I have been trying to find info on some sort of lighting upgrade solution for my e46. I have been doing some research and haven't really found anything on some of the questions I'm trying to answer. For example, The LCM seems to be very capable but is mostly locked up along with all of its...
  10. SMG Steering Wheel Retrofit - My Story - Links & Photos

    Australia
    Hi all. This is the story of how, as a massive car-tech noob, I got my SMG steering wheel and I retrofit it to my car. So I bought my first E46 almost 5 months ago now and I'm still in love. The one main thing I wanted to change was the steering wheel. I had seen on the forum that people had...
  11. 2000 E46 318i Cruise Control Actuator

    General E46 Forum
    Hi folks. I have an E46 (2000) 318i, driven by wire. I have a cruise control retro fitted on my car and it worked fine until recently. Since then, the green light goes on the dash, but the CC does not engage as I press Set, as usual. Also, as soon as I tap the brakes, the light goes off and I...
  12. Can an automatic be changed to a steptronic?

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, first post. I was curious if anyone has ever done something like this (haven't found anything after days of searching) and was curious if anyone may know what needs to be done if it is possible. If I'm correct the auto uses the same tranny as the steptronic, so I assume all that would...
  13. E46 Sedan Working 02+ ZKW Bi-Xenons

    Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.)
    Sold!
  14. I put an M3 cluster into my 330i

    General E46 Forum
    Hi there, I am sure a lot of you have already heard, that if you get an M3 cluster you can just plug it right in instead of your stock 6 cyl cluster (don't know about 4cyl sorry). I have done a lot of research and I have gathered everything I could find online. If you plug in the m3 cluster...
  15. E46 sport seat retrofit

    General E46 Forum
    Hey fanatics I just have a few questions about a sport seat retrofit. I have an 05 325i with heated and power leatherette seats. I'm wondering if the sport seats (power, leather, and heated) from an 04 330i would be a simple plug n play, or would I have to swap sensors etc from my current seats...
  16. DIY OBC Retrofit ::Without:: B/C Stalk

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, Today I decided to add an OBC button without buying a new turn signal stalk by splicing a button into the wiring harness. An hour later and it's a complete success - I have a working OBC! I thought you might want a walk through on how to do it. Here's the finished product: First...
  17. Retrofitting HK Speakers into Non-HK e46

    Mobile Electronics Forum
    Hi all! Before you tell me to look it up, I have already. I have a 1999 323i with non-HK sound, so HK speakers are not supposed to be compatible with my car without a new wiring loom and amplifier. Anyway, I picked up an HK midrange speaker (the 2.5" on the front doors) from a scrapyard. I...
  18. F30 Navigation system professional retrofit

    Europe
    Hi all, Im have an F30 and I'm thinking about replacing my standard GPS system for a professional version, with the bigger screen. Does anyone have any experience with an AVIN system?
  19. Any E46 FS: Smg steering wheel complete retro fit kit

    Interior
    I have A complete SMG Paddle Shift Retrofit kit for anyone with an automatic e46 that wants to be able to use the Steptronic feature with paddles. You will be able to use both the shifter and the paddles. It includes: E46 M3 SMG Paddle Shift steering wheel (has signs of wear see pictures)...
  20. Bi-Xenon headlight circuit diagram needed for retrofit

    Lighting Forum
    Can someone post the headlight circuit diagram? I switched out my halogen headlights for Bi-xenon headlights on my '05 330i. I already installed the front and rear level sensors and I made my own wiring harness to connect the headlights to the LCM. This is the only information I could find on...
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