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      12-15-2015, 01:29 AM   #265
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Does anyone know if the y adaptor will work with only 2 sets of wires (ground and orange led pin)? Since my car does not have the white led function, can I just skip the cable Altogether? Thanks
Hi,
Even if your car doesn't have the white ambient light, your car still has all 3 wires. But I think it will work without the wire for the white LED.
My guess is that all F30 have the same hardware and the white light option is just coding.
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      12-15-2015, 06:16 AM   #266
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What's the case with 2016 4 series?
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      12-15-2015, 06:27 AM   #267
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What's the case with 2016 4 series?
2016 4 series (F32/F33/F36) don't have the cupholder LED anymore.
Or more specific, all F3x cars built after 07/2015 are missing the cupholder LED, even with option Light Package.
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      12-16-2015, 11:33 AM   #268
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2016 4 series (F32/F33/F36) don't have the cupholder LED anymore.
Or more specific, all F3x cars built after 07/2015 are missing the cupholder LED, even with option Light Package.
Thanks for the these wonderful informations
I ordered led trim and y cable parts too..
I have a question, someone asked it but I want to know is there any detail picture or video for remove the radio and climate control parts from the trim ?
I dont start the installation yet but everyone talk about this is very hard to it
Thank you
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      12-16-2015, 12:03 PM   #269
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I have a question, someone asked it but I want to know is there any detail picture or video for remove the radio and climate control parts from the trim ?
I dont start the installation yet but everyone talk about this is very hard to it
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Please refer to my post here on how to remove the radio and climate control parts:

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...&postcount=244
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      12-16-2015, 12:07 PM   #270
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Also check your new trim when you have it, there you see exactly where all clips are located. Makes it easier to remove the controls from the old trim.
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      12-17-2015, 10:34 AM   #271
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Here it's..

thank you for everybody

For Y Cable Parts;


Y Cable;


Y Cable and Led Frame;


Installation Y Cable for Cup Holder Led and Led frame;


Ambience Classic;


Ambience Sport;


Day Time;
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      12-18-2015, 11:40 PM   #272
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Finally fitted the trim today, can confirm that it will work with only 2 cables (orange LED). However, i made the mistake of not shortening the wires enough on the Y adapter, so cramming everything under the cover was a pain in the ass.
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      12-19-2015, 06:09 PM   #273
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Fitted mine today to a pre-LCI with the matt black dash so I Plastidipped the trim and moved the controls over.

This was easy using old bank cards all along the edge to unclip the controls, took minutes working alone.



Couldn't be bothered making up a cable so used some electrical connectors I had in the garage...



I've only got Business Nav so there's loads of space for all this in the cavity.

Works and looks great...



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FYI, for those of us who do not have the cupholder LED, and thus can't perform this mod, I've figured out where to get a signaled power source (Orange and White) for the cupholder LED as well as the LCI LED radio cover.

I'm waiting on some parts to arrive before I can validate which wires are needed, but I'll create a DIY once it's done to show you guys.

Anyone have a good source in the USA for the materials of the original MOD? I'm going to need that as well as some additional items for this to work. (and it may not end up being exactly plug and play like the original one, a tapped line or two may be required)

I'll let you know when I have more info.

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FYI, for those of us who do not have the cupholder LED, and thus can't perform this mod, I've figured out where to get a signaled power source (Orange and White) for the cupholder LED as well as the LCI LED radio cover.

I'm waiting on some parts to arrive before I can validate which wires are needed, but I'll create a DIY once it's done to show you guys.

Anyone have a good source in the USA for the materials of the original MOD? I'm going to need that as well as some additional items for this to work. (and it may not end up being exactly plug and play like the original one, a tapped line or two may be required)

I'll let you know when I have more info.

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I get all my OEM parts from getbmwparts. And have picked up dozens of sockets pins wires and connectors from them.
Another option is ECS Tuning which is where I got my parts from. Their prices are usually better than any BMW dealer.
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I get all my OEM parts from getbmwparts. And have picked up dozens of sockets pins wires and connectors from them.
Another option is ECS Tuning which is where I got my parts from. Their prices are usually better than any BMW dealer.
ECS is good too I have picked up some things from them but in my experienced they are a bit more expensive than other options out there and don't carry the best aftermarket stuff. Their ZiZi LEDs for example were like double or triple the cost of the eBay CREEs I picked up and only about 1/3 or less of the output.
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I've got all of the parts I think I'll need ready to order from ECS, however they're showing the Trim as backordered. Anyone know of a place that ships to the US at a reasonable cost so I can get playing making cables and my DIY for those of us who don't have the cupholder LED?
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      12-29-2015, 07:57 AM   #279
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Hello guys , somebody have one Y cable available for sell?
Thanks
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Hello guys , somebody have one Y cable available for sell?
Thanks
The cable really is very simple to make. You dont even need any special tools aside from a wire stripper. Let me know if you need any help.
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I've got all of the parts on order to retrofit the trim as well as cupholder LED for those who are missing it. I've hooked up with marcin23654 in order to source the Trim piece as it's nearly impossible to find in the states.

I'll keep you all updated once everything comes in and will make a detailed post with instructions. Dante do you want me to make a separate post for those who don't have the ability to follow your DIY? or would you rather consolidate under a single thread?
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I'll keep you all updated once everything comes in and will make a detailed post with instructions. Dante do you want me to make a separate post for those who don't have the ability to follow your DIY? or would you rather consolidate under a single thread?
Hi Chew,
I would appreciate if you'd post it here.
That would make it easier for others to find the information.
I'll gladly add your findings to page 1 of this thread.
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modification kit in blue lighting
Please tell us how to do that. I absolutely love it
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modification kit in blue lighting
Would look amazing with my promina blue LED dome and map lights. Please do tell this is done!
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Great Job, David!
He must have exchanged every amber (or white) LED for a blue one. Apart from the footwell, apparently.
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