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t-im
01-25-2005, 05:57 PM
Hey, i'm wondering if it's easy to remove and install the dash, console and door trim myself..or is it risky?

i'm not very handy with things sooo....and this is for a 2003 325ia

chopper
01-25-2005, 06:07 PM
I've considered changing my wood trim to something else too. From all of the DIY instructions I have read..it's fairly easy to do if you're careful with the pieces.

sonny
01-28-2005, 04:22 PM
It's very easy. Just use a rubber/soft plastic edge (like a kitchen spatchula) to get underneath the trim (or from the side) and it should pop out. There is a link with step by step instructions and diagrams. I'll try to find it and post it soon. Unless someone else already has it, post it please!

STALKER
01-29-2005, 05:59 AM
I recently changed out my Ti OEM trim to CF Ti trim, all of the pieces and it was a huge pain in the ass.

bimmerchop
01-29-2005, 09:40 AM
it's an easy 10 minute job

KaschmirBeige3
01-29-2005, 01:45 PM
it's an easy 10 minute job

Just remember to be careful with the backing clips...they break easily!

sonny
02-11-2005, 12:39 AM
I have the myrtle wood trim kit (including gear knob) for the e46 sedan if you're interested.

BMW_M52_M20
02-11-2005, 01:28 AM
I think the stock (brushed aluminum trim look) looks way better then the wood trim..........wood trim is an old mans option *no-no*

sonny
02-11-2005, 05:42 PM
Yea, that's why I changed mine to aluminum. No one wants to buy the wood trim from me!

LAFENGAS
03-09-2005, 10:38 PM
The trim on the dash is easy, as well as the shifter trim... the door handles are a slightly different story. Coupes have to remove the door panels and rear panels to get the handles/arm rests off. The dash takes only 10 minutes, if you have to do the door handles, add another 2hrs.

3CAB
03-14-2005, 11:33 PM
Anyone know where I can get Ti trim for a good price ? E46 CI CAB