Ripping Everything Out - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
Audio and Electronics The place to go to discuss sound systems and show off your I.C.E. along with security systems and radar detectors too!

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 12-30-2004, 07:34 PM
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: SW Michigan
Posts: 103
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
numberthree_ is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to numberthree_
(Thread Starter)
I've been trying to install my stereo in my E34 for a while now, and its pissing me off.. I cant get any sound from the wires..ive got power to the new head unit... Seems simple enough but its just not working right.. I am about to swap out my interior for a newer black one, and I want to rip out all the original bmw stereo wiring etc... ANy tips for new wiring that i should put in?? HOw about the amp system?

<img src='http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/699000-699999/699782_49.jpg' border='0' alt='user posted image' /><img src='http://logo.cafepress.com/5/2952.592505.gif' border='0' alt='user posted image' />

<span style='color:Green'>...no matter how slow your BMW is, at the end of the day, you still drive a BMW</span> :redspotda

<span style='color:Green'>Member of the Spririted Driver Club.</span>
numberthree_ is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 12-30-2004, 07:39 PM
WOT in Reverse
 
jllphan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Cashville, TN
Posts: 3,441
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute jllphan has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to jllphan
First, I would try to find a wiring diagram for the car. I'm sure you probably have four speaker leads running from the oem head unit to the oem amp, at which point it is crossedover, amplified, and sent out to various drivers, so you would really need to use your factory amp OR replace your oem speaker system.

Replacing your speakers with better aftermarket components will take advantage of your new head unit. These new components will come supplied with the necessary crossovers, or you can use coax speakers front and rear.

Then one merely needs to bypass the amp, and you can use the existing speaker leads after a bit of rewiring.

jllphan is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > General Category > Audio and Electronics


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome