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Question Pioneer Deck for my M-3 How do I go about installing?

Da Bull... I'm hoping you can help me out possible a walk through would be nice= ). Anyhow.. I bought a pioneer deck to replace the crappy tape deck that is in my car. I can't use it anyhow becuase I don't know the code for it. Any who.. The wiring harness that plugs into teh back of the old radio is nothing like the plug for the new one... How do I adapt?



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buy a harness that is designed for an M3, then connect the wires from it to the ones out the back of your pioneer headunit. That's what I did for my 325. If you ever want to go back to your old stock headunit you just unclip teh harness and your good to go because none of the factory wiring is messed with.



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no the wiring harness that is there and the wiring harness that is supposed to go to it don't match in the slightest way . is ther hacking to do ?



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Nope I think you have the wrong harness. You need to get one for your car. It should be a Metra #70-8590 if I remember right.



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oh yeah I think that I also needed some sort of adapter for the aerial?



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I'll tak a picture of what I have. and you guys tell me what the hell to do.



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That'll work...



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what do I do with that monster lol...



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