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  1. earthtodan
    08-31-2010 11:30 AM
    earthtodan
    Yo jvr,
    I'm thinking about buying a 330ci and I'm concerned about what I can do with the audio. I was told to hit you up as the resident audio expert.
    Here is my thread. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=480649
    And here is my setup in the previous car: http://s6.photobucket.com/albums/y20...flowchart3.jpg
    I had the speakers mounted in 2-layer MDF rings cut to fit the door. Helix amp was under the passenger seat. Crossovers under the driver seat. New speaker wires routed into the doors through the stock loom. Soundstream amp was mounted in the space under a rear quarter panel next to the back seat. I also have a 30-band EQ (not in the diagram) that was mounted under the trunk floor in a pocket of space adjacent to the spare tire. I didn't hesitate to slice up the interior of my Honda so it was easy to find space.

    I know the 330ci has 5-1/4" speakers, and I see from your Audio install v2.5 thread that you can install 6.5" speakers. That takes care of that concern. I wouldn't want to mount anything under the seats of a 330ci though. Maybe crossovers but not an amp. What kind of space is available elsewhere in the car? I could probably live with just using the Helix amp, but ideally I'd have a dedicated sub amp as well. I'm sure you've had to tackle this problem before. Do you have any pics of the available spaces in the trunk? How much of a challenge will it be to install a satisfactory SQ system if I buy this car?

    Thanks,

    Dan
  2. AlboBMW
    03-29-2010 10:47 AM
    AlboBMW
    Thanks for the useful advice. I didn't want to further clutter your inbox.
  3. ThreeTwoFive
    10-13-2009 12:45 PM
    ThreeTwoFive
    What about having the heat on?
  4. ThreeTwoFive
    10-12-2009 09:16 PM
    ThreeTwoFive
    hey i got a quick question...will seat warmers and the heater affect MPG alot like it does with the AC on?
  5. Solidjake
    09-21-2009 09:00 AM
    Solidjake
    Sup!
  6. ThreeTwoFive
    09-15-2009 05:57 PM
    ThreeTwoFive
    oh wow!
    Im thinking about 18's because 19's would slow the car down, andd would look odd with out an drop.
    I like the design because its simple but nice. but $500/wheel eeps!
  7. ThreeTwoFive
    09-15-2009 05:05 PM
    ThreeTwoFive
    where did u get ur wheels from
  8. Solidjake
    02-04-2009 06:19 PM
    Solidjake
    Hey, I liked your youtube vid, I'm xionunjust over there. You werent driving slow, if I were to get on that track I'd go like 30 mph max, haha

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