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      06-25-2012, 03:40 AM   #1
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F30 door panel removal?

Has anyone removed the door panels of the f30 yet? Can't find a DIY. Please let me know if you have and i guess where I should start / what tools I will need.

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looking at some e90 DIY's can't be too far off. just need to get to the window seals.
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Panel clips are locked by computer, need the super computer at dealer to open them up.
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Panel clips are locked by computer, need the super computer at dealer to open them up.
holy moly - yeah i was looking at them today and wondering how in the f* do i get to the clips....guess i can have service install the moleskins for me.
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Call me skeptical but really? The CPU locks the door panels in place?
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I'm going to install tweeters into the door triangles, so I need DIY to remove the door panels of the f30. If anybody help me?
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Has anyone removed the door panels of the f30 yet? Can't find a DIY. Please let me know if you have and i guess where I should start / what tools I will need.

Thanks in advance!
Ever think of buying a Jeep Wrangler....LOL

Sorry, couldnt resist!

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Ever think of buying a Jeep Wrangler....LOL

Sorry, couldnt resist!

AND GO FIND SAM!!!!!!!
i don't know what jeep wrangler has to do with door panel removal?

is it because it has no doors?

I like working on my own cars and do not ever pay for labor.

I dont understand posts such as - oh i bought this part for 500 and labor was 500 and at a 1000, thats a steal!!

haha suckers.
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Try this link

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?? Anything? DIY....
I stumbled across this-- should answer your question

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Thank you...Great help...but what size are the door FR/Rear spkrs...and size of tweeters? if i find same size is it just plug n play? i do not have HK.
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I clicked the video to check it out and immediately closed it upon seeing that its 30 mins long! Lol
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It is long, yet very helpful.

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I clicked the video to check it out and immediately closed it upon seeing that its 30 mins long! Lol
Is it long? Yes. But, it is VERY detailed.

If all you want is how to remove to door panel watch the first and last several minutes. Very clear and informative. The middle deals with replacing speakers, etc.
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I clicked the video to check it out and immediately closed it upon seeing that its 30 mins long! Lol
Is it long? Yes. But, it is VERY detailed.

If all you want is how to remove to door panel watch the first and last several minutes. Very clear and informative. The middle deals with replacing speakers, etc.
Do not have an f30 anymore but good information nonetheless. That only took a year!!
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Tip: after cutting out the damping material from the speaker hole, stick the circle of material on the inside of the door skin.
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Removing the Front Passenger Door Panel (Rattle Buzzing Noise like a Woodpecker)

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I stumbled across this-- should answer your question



If I ever meet you, drinks on me. The rattle in my car has been driving me crazy for the past 3 weeks. This video helped me figure out how to get into the front passenger door. I secured the floating white fasteners with some electrical tape. Wedging the tape into the tracks where fasteners sit/float so they are more secure and unable to float and rattle. So far so good after taking the car for a ride right afterward, the rattle(s) that were driving me crazy seem to be eliminated. My gratitude for everyone sharing similar problems and DIY projects to fix.

BTW These floating fasteners are all over our cars. BMW should really find a better solution
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