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      08-24-2017, 07:35 PM   #661
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Dante How can I get one of these cables premade?
I saw one on ebay,but not sure if it is the right one.
Is anyone who can confirm it for me?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-BMW-...e=STRK:MESE:IT
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      08-25-2017, 01:29 AM   #662
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Dante How can I get one of these cables premade?
I saw one on ebay,but not sure if it is the right one.
Is anyone who can confirm it for me?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-BMW-...e=STRK:MESE:IT
Yes, that would fit.
But it's quite expensive and doesn't look very well made.
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      08-28-2017, 01:59 AM   #663
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I'm trying to do this but I'm currently stuck trying to disconnect the plug that goes to the AC/Radio panels.

Is there a hook on it that I can't see or does it simply just pull out?
I'm not eager to use any more force than I'm currently doing ;-)
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I'm trying to do this but I'm currently stuck trying to disconnect the plug that goes to the AC/Radio panels.

Is there a hook on it that I can't see or does it simply just pull out?
I'm not eager to use any more force than I'm currently doing ;-)
Yup, it has a small hook.

You can pull everything out from the trim to have more visibility.

The key is to lift a little bit when you pull. As it is right now you need to pull to you since the hook is on the inner part.
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      08-28-2017, 07:49 AM   #665
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Hi everybody, I would like to retrofit this in opposite way, I have an LCI model with radio surround LED but without cup holder one. I've already added the cupholder LED but my model has only amber lighting, I miss the fourth cable on the connector for white light. No problem to find, and in case add the missing cable but anybody knows if it's possible to code the double color setting on the HU to make it work?
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Hi everybody, I would like to retrofit this in opposite way, I have an LCI model with radio surround LED but without cup holder one. I've already added the cupholder LED but my model has only amber lighting, I miss the fourth cable on the connector for white light. No problem to find, and in case add the missing cable but anybody knows if it's possible to code the double color setting on the HU to make it work?
I don't know what to code exactly, but it is possible.
The LED modules fitted on your car are all able to produce both colors.
It's always 3 wires, brown (ground), red/white or red (orange LED), blue/white or black (white LED). No 4th wire required.
See also post no. 2 in this thread.
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It's always 3 wires,.
Ooops, you're right, I meant I have 2 wires only: Brown (ground) and white/red (orange light, connected on line 58g), what I miss is the third cable (should be blue/red, that is connected on line 58g_2) for the white light.
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Yes, that would fit.
But it's quite expensive and doesn't look very well made.
I'd like to buy one of your adapters. Have you still got them in stock?
Thanks
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I just did the retrofit. Great and easy retrofit that adds a lot to the interior of the car. Thanks Dante for an awesome write-up.
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