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Old 09-15-2009, 05:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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easy question but i seem to be retarded today

so when i bought my car (98 323is) it already had a kenwood headunit install.
im trying to get it out so i can hook up rca's and remote wire.
cant seem to do so.
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so when i bought my car (98 323is) it already had a kenwood headunit install.
im trying to get it out so i can hook up rca's and remote wire.
cant seem to do so.
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yea i actually saw that already
i got the climate control module removed thinking it may have something to do with the problem
no visible screws or anything holding the headunit inplace yet it simply will not come out
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yea i actually saw that already
i got the climate control module removed thinking it may have something to do with the problem
no visible screws or anything holding the headunit inplace yet it simply will not come out
That's right, there is an aftermarket head unit installed.....there is a bracket that surrounds the unit.....on each side of the bracket there is a clip that you have to pry out a little while pulling on the unit......


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lol lready tried that too
ill try a little harder but im very certain it wont help
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yea.. no luck
nearly broke off the non removable faceplate
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yea.. no luck
nearly broke off the non removable faceplate
Call Crutchfield......they will help you.....check out link:


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Check out page 32......seems there is a removal tool

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ok so i couldnt find any removal tools at malwart or autozone or anything so i said fuck it and just bought an inline converter
which wires from the amp are the high rear
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