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Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-10-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By rogan
Nice. Did you adapt the air vents as well??

Nice.

Did you adapt the air vents as well??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By rogan
Thanks guys. Was thinking downstream but just...

Thanks guys. Was thinking downstream but just before going to the starter and solenoid I multimetered the battery and was only showing 10v. So swapped it out and car going good again.

Looks like...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By rogan
Starting problem

E46 318, 1998 120,000km

Turn the key and you get a clicking noise, bit like a flat battery but louder. Turn the ignition a couple of times and she starts.

Replaced the Battery a wee while back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2007, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By rogan
Word of caution when buying from Japan /...

Word of caution when buying from Japan / Singapore etc. We get a huge amount of japanese imports into New Zealand. The odometers aren't to be believed. I spent a bit of time looking for my e39 and...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 11-21-2007, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,438
Posted By rogan
I liked the tuneability of the 9887 and the fact...

I liked the tuneability of the 9887 and the fact that it had a CD player. What happens with the X001 if you jump in the car in a rush to get somewhere and you've forgotten the ipod - it's radio or...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 11-20-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,438
Posted By rogan
I had a play with the X001 a wee while back....

I had a play with the X001 a wee while back. Wasn't my thing. The ipod control was great but it didn't have the features I want in a headunit. BSW mentioned an eq system in there, all I could find...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,449
Posted By rogan
Just out of interest, did you measure what volume...

Just out of interest, did you measure what volume the enclosure is?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,031
Posted By rogan
I took my headlights out while fitting my new...

I took my headlights out while fitting my new bumper. Headlight removal and reassembly is very easy. In the time it takes you to mask them off you could probably pull them out. At least with them out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By rogan
:rofl: That's just made my day

:rofl:

That's just made my day
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By rogan
Noise from sunroof opening & cloing

Just happened today, got a loud knocking noise as my sunroof opens and closes. Doesn't happen throughout the movement and I've had a littel play and it seems to be as the sunroof starts to move.
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Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 11-05-2007, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By rogan
If it's the same as mine you take off the volume...

If it's the same as mine you take off the volume knob then put a torq screwdriver into the 'hole under the volume knob and turn 1/4 turn (either way). Then it pulls straight out
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 11-05-2007, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By rogan
In the wife's old e30 I went back into the cabin...

In the wife's old e30 I went back into the cabin and used the rear seatbelt point as the earth. Never had a problem.

Shouldn't blow your fuses earthing to the battery so I suspect there's...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 11-02-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By rogan
The bass knob should only work as a tuning...

The bass knob should only work as a tuning control, not as a volume knob. The moment you start unplugging things and trying different things then the stereo shop has a way-out of fixing it. Take it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,107
Posted By rogan
Carputer are definitely looking like the way of...

Carputer are definitely looking like the way of the future, and the moment they make a plug and play touchscreen carputer with a multi channel sq capable interface and optical connections then I'll...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2007, 12:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,107
Posted By rogan
I pulled it out and had a quick look, only looked...

I pulled it out and had a quick look, only looked like 4 wires. If it's 30 then it's defo staying up front. And I also have to consider where I'm sticking the remainder of my double din h/u after I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,107
Posted By rogan
Any tips / tricks on relocating the display. I...

Any tips / tricks on relocating the display. I was thinking of moving mine to the boot to keep space in the glove box. Do you need it up front (not that I think I've ever bothered looking at fuel...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 10-30-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By rogan
Another option is the Morel Elate series 3 way...

Another option is the Morel Elate series 3 way components. They had a CDM-54 midrange (54mm) so would be a good fit. The newer Elate have gone to a 88mm mid but you can still specify the CDM54 mid...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,107
Posted By rogan
Looks like he's running a simple Alpine screen...

Looks like he's running a simple Alpine screen (not a double din head unit), the using an Alpine vehicle hub to control the system. The vehicle hub displays onto the screen and control is by the hub...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 10-29-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By rogan
Shouldn't be a problem going directly to the...

Shouldn't be a problem going directly to the battery -ve. You're not going to hurt them apms by doing it that way, only complication could be some noise in the system so do it straight to the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 10-28-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By rogan
No rear input = no subwoofer output. So...

No rear input = no subwoofer output.

So easiest way of doing it splitting the front output from the h/u into both the front and rear RCA inputs. No sure on what input you're using but do a search...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 10-15-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,094
Posted By rogan
m3hamann, those pics have given me some good...

m3hamann, those pics have given me some good ideas about the h/u - might be able to integrate the w200 nosepiece into that hacked and chopped factory frame and achieve a more factory look.

You got...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By rogan
540i alternator question

Posted this is the audio section but no replies. Thought I'd post it here for those who don't look in there but might know the answer

I've got a 540i and I see in the parts catalog it could be...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 10-04-2007, 03:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 476
Posted By rogan
Alternator upgrade

I've got a 540i and I see in the parts catalog it could be either a 120A or 140A alternator. Wondering if I'm going to need to up-power it a bit and is there any aftermarket alternators that can do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,422
Posted By rogan
I wouldn't put an 8 in a convertible. With the...

I wouldn't put an 8 in a convertible. With the top down you'll lose cabin gain and the sound will be very weak, If you can't fit a decent size box in the boot then look into infinite baffle (free...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 10-04-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,850
Posted By rogan
Rightee, if space is a concern and you were...

Rightee, if space is a concern and you were wanting 2x12w7 then that's a huge amount of bass. Another sub to throw in the mix is the RE Audio XXX 12 http://www.reaudio.com/specs.html#sp_xxx

The...
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