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      05-25-2012, 10:05 PM   #27
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Drives: e92 M3
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Originally Posted by adc View Post
There may be something I am missing, but what is stopping you from spending $1000 in a kick-ass audio upgrade, in any car? That's what I did in the M3, rather than coughing up $2k for the M audio.

And I have well over 3000 songs in my iPod and USB stick...
The biggest thing is the HeadUnit. I've spend over $5k in audio upgrades in past cars. But even with the amps, covers, components + subs - at the end you still need a good HU. And once you start taking out the stock and putting in the aftermarket HUs it just becomes a lot of custom work. Its just harder to sell later unless you rip everything out (which might not fit your next car). The M audio package is not spetacular by any means, but it is definately spectacular compared to the 997 audio.