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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Needed Line Out Converters (LOC) for each...

Needed Line Out Converters (LOC) for each channel. Got a couple from 12vElectronics. Worked like a champ. Ready for the speaker install phase now.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-17-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Let me be more specific as to what I'm confused...

Let me be more specific as to what I'm confused by: The wiring diagram for the Non-HK set ups lists the low-level Right Front wires as blue w/black stripe as positive and yellow w/brown stripe as...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-16-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Got the ARC Audio 5080 wiring project started....

Got the ARC Audio 5080 wiring project started. RCA connection are hanging me up. Ive identified and labeled all the wires. I know which wires are +/- for each channel, but I'm struggling with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Thanks again jalanparker37. I settled on...

Thanks again jalanparker37.

I settled on Polk Audio db5251. Crutchfield had them for $179 but Amazon had them for $97! My son put these same speakers in his '01 VW Passat and they sound quite...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-04-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Thanks VERY much for the reply jalanparker37....

Thanks VERY much for the reply jalanparker37. Great info.

Adding to my confession of ignorance - what's an LP Filter.

I see where you're going with the idea of replacing speakers rather than...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-04-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Now that the Texas weather seems to be heading...

Now that the Texas weather seems to be heading towards days with temperatures below 90 I'm ready to start planning to tackle the amp install. I have changed my mind about the JL Audio 360/4. Decided...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-31-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,074
Posted By Epicurean
We're on day 30 with temps above 100 here in...

We're on day 30 with temps above 100 here in Dallas. I do ride with the top down on short trips. I'm about 4 miles from work so I ride top down in the mornings. I will occasionally run top down on...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-27-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By Epicurean
Try these guys. Mounts for damn near anything....

Try these guys. Mounts for damn near anything. Have read good thing, but haven't bought anything from them so ha ve no first hand knowledge. http://www.ram-mount.com/
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-08-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 32,897
Posted By Epicurean
2001 2.5 88,978. Bought it a month ago with...

2001 2.5 88,978. Bought it a month ago with 88400. Plan to drive it - a LOT. :-)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Success - at least as a phase 1. I ran the long...

Success - at least as a phase 1. I ran the long cable through one of the VERY small slots behind the subwoofer compartment leading into the trunk. The challenge was that the connectors on either end...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
No I'm not doing anything with the head unit. The...

No I'm not doing anything with the head unit. The iPod interface box has two cables. 1) The cable that goes from the box to the iPod and 2) the cable that goes from the box to the 6 disc changer...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Can you point me to documentation, how-to's or...

Can you point me to documentation, how-to's or tips on how to be able to thread a cable from the cabin to the trunk? I've done some searching and dug through BMW TIS. But I'm not finding any visuals...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Sweet! Thanks. I'm resisting the temptation...

Sweet! Thanks.

I'm resisting the temptation to ask you lots of install related questions. Amp will arrive Monday. I'll just have to open up the "patient" first and see if I can figure it all out...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
JL 360w is on the way Regarding the Kicker -...

JL 360w is on the way

Regarding the Kicker - it's a 2 ohm right? 10cvt654 is 4 ohm 652 is 2 ohm - so I need the 2 ohm, correct?

Am I driving the factory speakers and the kicker with the JL Amp?...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-06-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
Thanks Mpire. Great suggestions. And all this...

Thanks Mpire. Great suggestions. And all this will work with the factory head unit, yes?

By the way, wasn't fear keeping me from diving in. Just simple common sense. That is, sometimes it's best...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-06-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,393
Posted By Epicurean
I'm quite anxious to learn more on this topic. I...

I'm quite anxious to learn more on this topic. I just purchased an '01 Z3 2.5. As of the date of this post, I've only had the car for 7 days. 95 degrees in Texas and I have a serious sunburn from 7...
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