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      08-05-2010, 10:10 PM   #33
neilq
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Drives: '09 128, '08 328, '00 Z3
Join Date: Sep 2009
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I installed the dash storage box this weekend. Thanks j8smith for the great DIY. The cutting/installation took about 20 minutes. Convincing myself that I had the template and outline positioned correctly took about 45 minutes. It's really easy, I just got nervous about cutting a big hole in such a visible place.

I did not find the additional connector clipped to the steel tube (step 6) on my BMW-NA '09 128i. So, my only option was to tap into the glove box light using the supplied harness. However, my light turns off automatically after ~45 minutes; faster if the glove box light is also on.