From digest.v9.n1010 Fri Mar 5 05:20:10 1999
From: Jeff Schnellinger <mvnsnd_at_usa.net>
Date: 5 Mar 99 05:43:43 MST
Subject: RE: <E28> How do you remove tweeters from door pods?
If the tweeters are anything like the E30's, They are glued in from the =
I used an x-acto to carve as much glue and plastic from the tweeter itse=
I could from the backside and save the pod. I also dug in some on the fro=
side after removing the grille. Then I just used a small screwdriver and=
pryed the tweeter out. I also found out that some heat will help soften =
old glue. Mine were sitting on the dash in the sun for a while and got w=
and it made it much easier to pop them apart.
> Date: Thu, 04 Mar 1999 14:45:34 -0800
> From: Erick Baumeister <erickbau_at_pacbell.net>
> Subject: <E28> How do you remove tweeters from door pods?
> Well I splurged and bought nice new 1" tweeters for the front door pods=
> in my '88 535i. Problem is, I haven't been able to remove the originals=
> from the pods! They seem to be epoxied in there and the exacto knife I
> thought I would use to get the glue out isn't making a dent. Unless
> someone on the list has a better idea I am reduced to 2 alternatives:
> - -Drill out then grind the old tweeter out
> - -buy an empty tweeter pod set. Are these even available? the partial
> part # on the passenger side one is: 1 380 582 2
> Erick Baumeister
> '88 535ia
> Livermore,CA BMWCCA 131280
Jeff Schnellinger | "Explain to me the scientific =
BMW +JC +Alpine +RF +BA | nature of 'the whammi' "
mvnsnd at usa dot net | Agent Scully
Get free e-mail and a permanent address_at_http://www.netaddress.com/?N=3D=
[ Help ]