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  1. E85 Double Din Stereo Mod

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi Folks, I recently (finally) bought my first Z4 after years of drooling over other peoples'. I have bought a 58 plate E85 which comes with the standard stereo. Having come from a Golf with a double din all singing all dancing head unit, I have been looking for a way to bring something similar...
  2. BMW 4 Series F36 Stereo Speaker System - UK

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi all To cut a long story short, I have a base Stereo system (4 door speakers, 2 under seat woofers, no tweeters, no amp) and I am in the market to upgrade to a semi decent system with an amp. I have the NBT HU thankfully. I see there is a harness that can be bought in the US that allows you...
  3. X5 e53 stereo upgrade/removal help wanted

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I purchased my 4.8v8 4 months ago and the seller had pre warned me the stereo didn’t work, I bought the car and later after more inspection I noticed the head unit was in but all the gibbing in the boot had been removed, the amp etc, the sub is still in place, I know how replacing these...
  4. 2006 320d, stereo replacement.

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I'm new to Bmws and have never really bothered changing the ice in the car until now. I'm thinking a double din. At the moment halfrauds have a kit with double din facia and (it claims) all the associated wiring harness to make everything work for £125. Just the unit to find after. Is this a...
  5. E92 320d M Sport Coupe - Stereo Upgrade

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just bought a 320 M Sport (2011) and wondering what the best options to upgrade the stereo are.. as it looks quite dated. Pictures attached. Really after Bluetooth connectivity but sacrificed the stereo system for the brilliant engine and everything else! Any thoughts and suggestions would be...
  6. Hands free stereo swap

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi if I swap out my original business stereo for a professional stereo will I then be able to use hands-free
  7. 1 Series stereo problems e87

    Auto Electrical Forum
    My aftermarket sony xplod cd player won't save settings when the key has been out for a while. I've switched the constant and the ignition 12v's round and that didn't work. I've managed to get the cd player to turn off on when the ignition is on by splicing into the fag lighter for my ignition...
  8. E87 serious stereo issues. HELP ME

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My aftermarket sony xplod cd player won't save settings when the key has been out for a while. I've switched the constant and the ignition 12v's round and that didn't work. I've managed to get the cd player to turn off on when the ignition is on by splicing into the fag lighter for my ignition...
  9. 3series stereo head unit

    Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    I am looking for an e90 professional head unit must be in good working order and a reasonable price? cheers kev.
  10. Stereo head unit advice please

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there,i have been having trouble with the radio reception on my stereo for some time, thinking it was something to do with the aerial so decided to have it checked today and it turns out that the head unit is at fault.something to do with polarity out put from the unit its self and was told...
  11. Rubbish 320d professional stereo

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Guys I currently play music via USB stick which is fine, however, when I get into the car it reverts back to the radio. This only happens now and again, sometimes I get in and the usb is still playing. Anyone know why it just doesn't stay on USB?? Also anyone know how I can run my IPhone 6...
  12. Aftermarket stereo into 1996 5 series

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Okay so I've done abit of research but many answers contradict each other on this topic. I want to fit my Bluetooth stereo into my e34. At the moment it has the standard stereo. At first I thought it would be a simple case of buying an adapter and plug in and play! But from what I gather it's...
  13. Remote Keys and stereo problems. E61 525d 2005

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I'm having a few electrical problems with an E61 525 I recently bought. There are three issues which I think might be linked. I'd be hugely greatful for any advice! 1. Neither of my keys work remotely. I have tried pretty much all the internets suggestions; re-initialising, changing batteries...
  14. E90 Stereo replacement

    General BMW Discussions
    My BMW320i E90 2009 Alpine Professional stereo recently died on me. I was told (without any examination) that they are un-repairable as our local dealer doesn't do the repairs on stereos, and no circuit diagrams are available. A new one costs €732 locally, and the local dealership then asked for...
  15. E46 saloon stereo upgrade

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all. I'm new to this site and hoping someone will be able to help me out please. I'm buying a man e46 325 saloon on Friday which has the sat nav stereo with the unit in the boot, it has the Harmon Kardon stereo set up in the vehicle. I've been looking on eBay at purchasing one of the...
  16. E90 base stereo , sub/amp installing

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, So I have the crappy base stereo system.6 speakers no sub no amp. Bought the sub and amp , connected it to the rear speakers , everything works great , last thing left is the remote wire. Where should I connect the remote wire , as for every installation guide I found they were...
  17. 320d stereo

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi I'm currently driving a 320d efficiency dynamics (my first ever bmw). So far so good apart from the stereo which is poor quality. I currently run my music from usb stick and every now and again when I get back in the car it reverts back to the radio channel and says please insert usb even...
  18. Stereo issues

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi I have a 2003 316Ti Compact and the BMW stereo in it is blooming shocking!!!! You can only ever find two radio stations and even they then break up reception and the 6 CD changer and decided to stop working! You can hear it clicking in the back but then comes up on the display that no...
  19. Advice needed, stereo faulty which is cheapest and easiest way to resolve

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I have a 2004 X5 with a widescreen satnav which has an issue with the amp ie it mainly only outputs to the left hand side though occasionally will output to the right. I also want to install bluetooth handsfree I have a limited budget so am wondering of to replace the amp and if so what...
  20. Speakers Cutting out. Replaced stereo still same problem. E46 Convertable

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, posting this on behalf of my brother so i'll add as much info as i can. it started a few months back when he got the car, at first the speakers were fine then started to crackle and then you'd start the car they would work for about 10 seconds then cut out. now i don't think their is any...
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