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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 05-16-2006, 02:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Cool keyless entry question...

i'm looking for a keyless entry system for my 87 325 car...and i found this spiffy, yes spiffy, looking keyless entry system on ebay

i was just wondering if it was good or if there is something else i need to buy on top of this, i feel like its too good to be true

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...ayphotohosting
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Old 05-25-2006, 09:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i want one. IN my opinion, ebay isnt bad... ive purchased many, many UB light kits for VERY cheap, and they have always been just as good as the $150 kits.
I've only had a problem with ebay once, and you usually can tell by their feedback rating, he seems to have a prety good feedback rating so id be fairly confident with your purchase.
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the only thing is, youd have to get it cut... id ask your dealer how much that is before i would buy it if i were you...
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Getting them cut is simple, any locksmith can cut them to match your orginal. The install isn't that hard either, a good understanding of electrical systems is needed, plus a BMW wiring diagram.
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Getting them cut is simple, any locksmith can cut them to match your orginal. The install isn't that hard either, a good understanding of electrical systems is needed, plus a BMW wiring diagram.
your right... i had in my mind he was talking about the newer cars... but yeah it shuoldnt be as bad then... the newer ones are laser cut, and have chips inside and stuff... but im sure you know all about that mavin...
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How hard would it be to install it? 1-10 1 being changing oil, 10 being rebuilding an engine.
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