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Old 03-19-2005, 07:54 AM
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Can you install a 2003 model year headunit in a 2000 model year E39?

Is it a plug and play swap or are the wiring harnesses different?

I'm considering an older E39 and would love to know that I could swap in the Sirius (XM Direct) ready 2003 headunit. Oh, and the in-dash CD would be nice too.

A. Is it doable?
B. What am I looking at cost-wise?

BTW, I really did spend a bunch of time using Search looking to see if this has been asked (I feel like *someone* has to have asked it before) but came up empty. So forgive me if this is a repost. If it is, though, please direct me to the thread where it's been discussed because I couldn't find it.
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Old 03-19-2005, 10:02 AM
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Technically the E39's don't have a head unit they have a MID. If you search for "sirrus" on the *cough* other forum (the E39 forum is very active) there are lots of threads. Good luck.
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