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      07-05-2012, 04:35 PM   #1
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How to tell if I have upgraded speakers?

I bought my car with 10,000 miles and to it came relatively loaded. The only thing I can't figure out is if I have the upgraded sound system option. Is there any way to discover this? My system is much louder than my E46 with the Harman Kardon speakers, however I am having a difficult time finding the answer to this. Thanks for any help.
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      07-05-2012, 04:48 PM   #2
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If you have have Enhanced Premium Sound option, your front door speakers will have the silver cover like this:
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      07-05-2012, 04:58 PM   #3
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You can check this out too:

http://www.musicarnw.com/bmw-sound-s...us-model-year/
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      07-05-2012, 05:03 PM   #4
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Thank you - much appreciated.
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      07-05-2012, 06:18 PM   #5
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if you're bass hits, at all, you have the premium sount. I miss it soooo bad
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My EPS has silver grills with yellow cones for the door mid-range speakers.
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      07-05-2012, 08:38 PM   #7
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yeah yellow cone is what it is. i guess in the pic i found it was someone who upgraded their speakers.
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      07-06-2012, 01:43 AM   #8
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That was actually pretty handy as I too have wondered about this.
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      07-06-2012, 10:10 AM   #9
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That was actually pretty handy as I too have wondered about this.
Sweet. Also, I believe EPS is the only one that has a full graphic equalizer within the Idrive.
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According to those diagrams I have the Hi-Fi system in my car.
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According to those diagrams I have the Hi-Fi system in my car.
Do your front speakers have silver grills with yellow cones? If not then you deff don't have EPS. Also, I think EPS is the only one that has the full graphic equalizer within your idrive
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Do your front speakers have silver grills with yellow cones? If not then you deff don't have EPS. Also, I think EPS is the only one that has the full graphic equalizer within your idrive
No silver grills for me. It's def not the EPS. I do however have the amp in the trunk, subwoofers under the seats and tweeters up higher on driver and passenger doors. I have never seen the full graphic equalizer on my idrive settings.
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No silver grills for me. It's def not the EPS. I do however have the amp in the trunk, subwoofers under the seats and tweeters up higher on driver and passenger doors. I have never seen the full graphic equalizer on my idrive settings.
That is HiFi. The amp is black pre-2010 and sometime after 2010 the HiFi amp became bright and very short.
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      07-09-2012, 11:58 AM   #14
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That is HiFi. The amp is black pre-2010 and sometime after 2010 the HiFi amp became bright and very short.
Correct.
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