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Best iPod/Nav/BT/Sat Radio Solution? ['04 330i]

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Hi all,

I have a 2004 300i, ZHP and ZCW packages and would like to upgrade the stereo a bit. I have the "factory" iPod cable in the dash, but it doesn't seem to work; will only charge the iPod, not play through the HU. Also have the HK speakers.

Anyway, I'd like to find a replacement 2-DIN radio that has navigation, iPod, bluetooth and XM/Sirrius on it. Would be great if the steeling wheel controls worked too.

I have an older Pioneer AVIC Z2 with all of the above adapters, it came out of my old 05 Subaru STi...is there a way to fit this into the car? From first glance, it looks like I would need to re-locate some of the HVAC controls, possibly to the empty pocket below? I wouldn't mind using this same system, but also can buy a new receiver system if something works better.

I'm sure I'm not the first guy with an 04 330i that's wanted to do this - looking for any suggestions on getting this done.

Thanks! :woot:

EDIT: Forgot to say I'm fairly experienced in custom audio installs and don't mind doing this myself. But if there's local shop in the Northern San Diego area that would be able to do this, I might save myself the headaches. :D
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Damn I like the look of the DVN E46.. Will definitely be on my list for consideration when it comes time to but a unit... Gotta fix the door locks first though lol.
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