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      01-31-2020, 01:40 PM   #14
tron1043
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Drives: G30 540i xDrive
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Originally Posted by ArchieV View Post
Great work fitment looks real good! Were you able to remove the necessary panels by hand or did you need to use the panel install/removal clip tools?
I definitely didn’t use the proper BMW tools, but I never plan to install another one again—at least on this car.

You need the right torx bit for a single screw connected to the center trim piece. You need some type of wedge to get the first clip loose from the plastic trim on the side of dash. I ended up using my hands to pull the the original controller out. That took a decent amount of force, but I managed not to break anything.
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