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      05-25-2011, 11:12 PM   #111
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just got this from circle bmw and doing install tomorrow and coding on saturday.
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      05-26-2011, 02:21 PM   #112
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finished install today super easy. took about 30 minutes. should have done this a long time ago. only hard part was lining up the plastic siren mount to the holes blind and starting the threads. all in all a very easy install thanks to this thread.
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      07-30-2011, 04:19 AM   #113
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I didn't have to activate...

thanks MDCTFTW for the great DIY

I just did this installation on my 09 e90 m3 and the alarm works right after the installation. See video below

what does the activation get you?

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      07-30-2011, 11:04 AM   #114
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thanks MDCTFTW for the great DIY

I just did this installation on my 09 e90 m3 and the alarm works right after the installation. See video below

what does the activation get you?

Activation will activate the alarm system in your car and will change VO ... also you will have an option on idrive to turn on / off the sound confirmation when you lock/unlock the car ...
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      05-30-2012, 03:10 AM   #115
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how much is it for just the parts?
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      07-27-2012, 03:18 AM   #116
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do i really have to disconnect the negative to install the alarm?
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      08-06-2012, 03:00 AM   #117
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do i really have to disconnect the negative to install the alarm?
Only if you like to follow instructions
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      09-06-2012, 02:31 AM   #118
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Great thread!

Can someone share the part number for the OE alarm retrofit kit?

Also is there a different kit depending on the car's MY?

My 2010 has no hood switch (my 2008 did!) so I need whatever kit that includes that.

TIA

Edit: For the sake of grouping all the info into one thread:

Cars built before 03/2009 -> part number 65120403658
Cars built after 03/2009 -> part number 65120399635

More info for the later cars HERE
Some will need a new mirror (clown nose), door lock etc.

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      09-17-2012, 06:40 PM   #119
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I didnt see an option to order an alarm on the 13 ? is it standard? not an available option period?
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      10-03-2012, 12:11 PM   #120
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Nice DIY. Installed the alarm a couple of weeks ago and finally got around to the coding this past weekend.

Did the coding myself and it was very simple. Add +K302 to your VO in both CAS and NFRM. After that use expert mode profile to code your DWAI, DWAS, CAS and CAPPL (if you have Idrive) modules to defaults.

I you're like me and had previously coded your CAS and CAPPL modules and don't want your changes overwritten then code DWAI and DWAS to defaults and change the following values in CAS and CAPPL.

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-CAS: (panic alarm)
SONDERTASTE_PANIKALARM
nicht_aktiv > panikalarm
MOTORHAUBENKONTAKT (hood switch), thanks onebadmofo
nicht_aktiv > aktiv


-CAPPL: (change if equipped with idrive) It gives you the option to enable or disable the chirp
ACOUSTIC:
fkt_gesperrt > fkt_frei
C941C_QUITT_AKUST_KLAPPE
fkt_gesperrt > fkt_frei
K9416_QUITT_AKUST_ENTSCH
fkt_gesperrt > fkt_frei
C9413_QUITT_AKUST_SCHAERF
fkt_gesperrt > fkt_frei

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      11-07-2012, 08:53 PM   #121
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Are there only 2 parts to this kit? The horn and the sensor? No module or anything like that?
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      03-13-2013, 11:56 AM   #122
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      03-15-2013, 11:07 PM   #123
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Has anyone found a source for second hand alarm parts? I imagine that some E9x cars are starting to find their way into salvage yards as insurance write offs.
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      03-28-2013, 01:10 AM   #124
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I installed this and the horn screws for the lid under the chassis is a real pain in the rear. It took me a while to line up the two screws. Other than that it was a breeze.

Thanks OP.
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      03-28-2013, 01:11 AM   #125
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I installed this and the horn screws for the lid under the chassis is a real pain in the rear. It took me a while to line up the two screws. Other than that it was a breeze.

Thanks OP.
yep thats a real PITA.
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Anyone doing this DIY lately? What's the best price out there?
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      08-25-2013, 10:56 AM   #128
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Anyone doing this DIY lately? What's the best price out there?
talk to circle bmw in jersey. i get lots of god deals there or bryan at winslow in colorado springs who is a member here.
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I have an 08 E92 M3 that says it was pre wired for alam. Do I just need to cod it to activate it? How did you do this coding yourself? Do you need a coding cable?
no coding wont do it you will have to buy the motion sensor unit and siren as indicated throughout the thread.
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I have an 08 E92 M3 that says it was pre wired for alam. Do I just need to cod it to activate it? How did you do this coding yourself? Do you need a coding cable?
You need to buy the alarm kit, install it and then do the coding. Check out the coding section on e90post....that'll get you started.
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      09-12-2013, 12:49 AM   #131
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Anyone doing this DIY lately? What's the best price out there?
I just bought an E93 kit on eBay for $140 shipped.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/121142026340...84.m1497.l2649

Waiting for it to come in so I can install. I have an 08 pre-wired.
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      09-12-2013, 04:27 AM   #132
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I just bought an E93 kit on eBay for $140 shipped.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/121142026340...84.m1497.l2649

Waiting for it to come in so I can install. I have an 08 pre-wired.

Let us know how it turns out, I've got one on the way as well.
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