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      09-22-2020, 04:35 AM   #1
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Bowers wilkins installation

Have anyone installed bowers wilkins speakers replacing the harmon speaker?
I got the bowers wilkins speaker set but ran into some problem during installation.
Anyone know what those cut harness is?

1st pic standard HK amplifier
2nd pic is the harness cut from m850
3rd pic is the bw amplifier which completely different and having issue connecting
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Who cut the harness? You?
Did the car come with HK as standard?
Why B and W when you can have your choice of Focal.. Eton.. BavSound...
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Harness came cut and thats the bowers wilkins



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Who cut the harness? You?
Did the car come with HK as standard?
Why B and W when you can have your choice of Focal.. Eton.. BavSound...
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Harness came cut and thats the bowers wilkins



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Who cut the harness? You?
Did the car come with HK as standard?
Why B and W when you can have your choice of Focal.. Eton.. BavSound...
Ah I see. I can't find a wiring diagram online. May be shoot this guy an email to see if he has the wiring schema:


https://technicpnp.com/
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Have anyone installed bowers wilkins speakers replacing the harmon speaker?
I replaced all HK mids and tweeters in F31 with Bowers&Wilkins. However, I keep the HK amp, as the "B&W" (made by HK) is very different (more channels and discrete tweeters, different wirings).
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I replaced all HK mids and tweeters in F31 with Bowers&Wilkins. However, I keep the HK amp, as the "B&W" (made by HK) is very different (more channels and discrete tweeters, different wirings).
does your lights work?
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does your lights work?
No. The ambient lights are built in the covers and using separate wiring, have nothing to do with the speakers. I have the covers, but the research how to integrate the lights to my car (wiring and physical) is still in front of me. I know it is possible, but not easy, as F30 never been prepared for that.

See the pic of working tweeter ambient lights in another F30.
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