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      09-14-2011, 09:59 AM   #1
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sirius

FYI for anyone looking for a sirius tuner.. The one from a e46 is plug and play.

installed in 4 minutes.

and up and runnng
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      09-16-2011, 02:49 PM   #2
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How much?

Does it work 100% of the time?

What is the part number?


I purchased one previously from a member and it doesn't always work.
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      09-16-2011, 02:53 PM   #3
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84110141981 is the one i have.. south atlanta bmw( google it) put in that part number. and it will give you all the alternate numbers.. i think i have a 1st generation. it does cut out from time to time. i blame it more on the trees covering the roads in NY. mine came activated... lifetime sub maybe??

i paid 250 with express shipping.
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      09-16-2011, 07:08 PM   #4
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Mine will cut out for weeks at a time and then come back.

Sometimes it searches for stations constantly and sometimes it will say the station but with no audio.

Does yours do this or just the normal cut outs when under things like bridges, tunnels, parkades, etc.
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      09-16-2011, 07:19 PM   #5
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bridges. etc.. its only been in for 3 days. so i'll see how it goes
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      09-19-2011, 02:23 PM   #6
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I have an XM tuner from my '04 E83. If you are interested, PM me. works awesome! It's plug and play just like the Sirius unit.
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      09-19-2011, 02:37 PM   #7
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the quickest and most convenient way is to put a good powerbox in it...
I did and was flabbergasted by the extra torq and horsepowerincreas....
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I have an XM tuner from my '04 E83. If you are interested, PM me. works awesome! It's plug and play just like the Sirius unit.
Can't tell you why (signed technical nda), but I work for Sirius/XM as an engineer and the XM tuner is the better way to go if you have a choice.
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Can't tell you why (signed technical nda), but I work for Sirius/XM as an engineer and the XM tuner is the better way to go if you have a choice.
so how long does xm/sirius send out the kill code to the radios for?
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      09-20-2011, 07:48 AM   #10
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XM radio pic attached:

http://www.bimmerpost.com/forums/alb...ictureid=29176

For the XM radio, I used the car's shark fin antenna. There is a plug in the driver's side, left rear panel. Works great!
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      09-21-2011, 02:59 AM   #11
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so how long does xm/sirius send out the kill code to the radios for?
They do it monthly.
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      09-21-2011, 07:03 AM   #12
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i must have 2 lifetime subs.

i must have 2 lifetime subs. cause both came activated and i have NEVER paid
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i must have 2 lifetime subs. cause both came activated and i have NEVER paid
I know Nothink I see nothink
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