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Forum: General BMW 05-31-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Bimmerx53
MAJOR UPDATE: I just got in touch with the...

MAJOR UPDATE: I just got in touch with the colleague with the Super Duty and told him i'll help out with powering the system but he told me to "NEVER do that with an ordinary Cigarette Lighter."...
Forum: General BMW 05-31-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
Sounds good then. Thanks guys!

Sounds good then. Thanks guys!
Forum: General BMW 05-31-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
Yes. The generator is outside while the music...

Yes. The generator is outside while the music being played is inside an insulated building. This not loud club music, this is only done to set an "atmosphere" I guess is a good way to describe it.
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Forum: General BMW 05-31-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
[QUOTE=drrpm;8374793] I've already tried...

[QUOTE=drrpm;8374793]

I've already tried powering it and it actually works VERY well but I'm only concerned about the effect it may have on the vehicles circuits after prolonged use (1-3 hours).
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Forum: General BMW 05-30-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
That makes sense. At first I thought it was just...

That makes sense. At first I thought it was just like horsepower except for speakers.

I'm no expert on speaker systems as you can tell, my rule: if it sounds good I'll buy it. =P

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Forum: General BMW 05-30-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
Lol yes. I was a science major so it has been...

Lol yes. I was a science major so it has been years since any electrical course. Okay this helps a LOT. Thank you! I'm going to go with directly connecting an amp to the battery.. or just letting the...
Forum: General BMW 05-30-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
In a way that does seem logical, however we need...

In a way that does seem logical, however we need to keep in mind that this subwoofer is just one part of a home theater system which is deigned to run off of the regular 120V household outlets. And...
Forum: General BMW 05-30-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
We already have a generator, however, we have...

We already have a generator, however, we have received some noise complaints in the past for using it.

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Forum: General BMW 05-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
They don't. We normally keep the engines running...

They don't. We normally keep the engines running for whoever is supplying power.

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Forum: General BMW 05-29-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
Haha thanks! That sounds like a good idea

Haha thanks! That sounds like a good idea
Forum: General BMW 05-29-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
Thanks! It says 200W max in the manual for me....

Thanks! It says 200W max in the manual for me. But it says "200 watt max at 12V." The inverter converts it to 120V. Do you think that will affect the maximum watt?
Forum: General BMW 05-29-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bimmerx53
Cigarette Lighter Capacity?

Hi guys! Quick question, this may be an obvious one but I am no expert at electronics.

We are going to a commercial work site to have a small celebration for the progress of a new community...
Forum: General BMW 05-01-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Bimmerx53
Whoah that's interesting. And yes, I'm 99% sure...

Whoah that's interesting. And yes, I'm 99% sure it's coming from the speakers. At least that's what I think because the black dust only forms over the course of ~a month of daily use and is located...
Forum: General BMW 04-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Bimmerx53
Still seems odd to me considering the signs are...

Still seems odd to me considering the signs are coming so soon. How long do these OEM's last under heavy use?
Forum: General BMW 04-30-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Bimmerx53
I see you pulled the entire door panel off to...

I see you pulled the entire door panel off to reach that. And it must be the foam surrounding the cone then.

Thanks for the pictures and replies guys! I would never have thought about that foam...
Forum: General BMW 04-30-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Bimmerx53
Haha thats perfectly fine, in my opinion...

Haha thats perfectly fine, in my opinion sometimes more questions give you more roads to a conclusion. And yes the summers here are indeed brutal but I always keep the car in a garage both at home...
Forum: General BMW 04-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Bimmerx53
It was delivered in February 2011. Okay so if...

It was delivered in February 2011. Okay so if this foam layer you are talking about deteriorates, would that mean I have to replace the entire speaker or is this just a type of housing for the cone?...
Forum: General BMW 04-28-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Bimmerx53
Black Dust Coming From Speakers

Hi guys, quick question. I've been noticing some black dust coming out of my speakers. It just settles on the arm rest area right in front of the speaker as small black stringlike residue. Is this...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-21-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,774
Posted By Bimmerx53
Yes, it was the one with the heat-sink around it...

Yes, it was the one with the heat-sink around it so I guess it was the cooler.
And I did smell that, I thought it was the urea from the exhaust so I didn't think anything of it.

Huh okay I'm...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-20-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,774
Posted By Bimmerx53
Not meaning to change topics, but real quick...

Not meaning to change topics, but real quick question while you guys are talking about EGR Valves, my e70 has 40k miles on it and when I took it in for service they said it sprung a leak. From what I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,942
Posted By Bimmerx53
Just to spread the knowledge, for those of you...

Just to spread the knowledge, for those of you (Like me) Who already purchased a direct wire kit with a wire tap instead of the invisicord, here's a thread I found where the shows exactly how he...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,942
Posted By Bimmerx53
Thanks! This looks so much easier :thumbup:

Thanks! This looks so much easier :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,942
Posted By Bimmerx53
Does anyone know how to pry off the trim in the...

Does anyone know how to pry off the trim in the beginning to actually hardwire it? I found this post, however, it does not specifically say how exactly he got the trim off to "reveal the clips". And...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-28-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,774
Posted By Bimmerx53
Hi, I just had two questions regarding these...

Hi, I just had two questions regarding these mods, Does chip tuning with these modules affect the reliability of the engine? and if your car is still under warranty, can you just remove the chip and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,789
Posted By Bimmerx53
I have to replace the glass only (thankGOD!) but...

I have to replace the glass only (thankGOD!) but I had a question, I have a 2011 x5 but I'm getting an amazing deal on a glass replacement for a 2009 x5. I know that the x5 was last redesigned in...
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