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    My 1st bezel fabrication for E39

    I've seen awsome bezel fabrications for BMW cars in this forum. Homemade bezels look so OEM that I decided to make my own too.

    Project has just began so I don't have too many pictures to post but here you can see where I started.

    Bezel is for BMW E39.
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    lookin good keep on sanding that sucker down and ull have it perfect

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    OT: All of you finnish bezel makers....it was difficult to find SEM products from Finland. There is only one company which imports these products and the price for one spraycan is 37 euros ( about 42-45 usd ).

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    Dude I am thinking of doing the exact same thing for my E39 using an existing bezel. Can you tell me what screen you have? And please post pics when you are done.

    Secondly are you keeping the MID and radio deck in place? I want to keep them in place so I can keep the head-up display working on the dash. If you are doing this, how and where are you mounting the MID and radio?

    Thanks

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    I don't have the midi in place. I took it away and installed 3rd party amp and Alpine CD player. Screen is 7" Newision TS.

    I'm going to keep my Alpine in order to get DSP sound and hide it somewhere.

    Bezel is not ready yet but I'll post some pics soon.

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    This pic has been taken couple of days ago. I'll post some newer ones soon.
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    Oh crap, I hope you didn't make the exact same mistake I made when I did mine. If you're removing the flap (that covers the stock tape deck) you'll need to make it another inch or so taller.

    From the pictures, it looks like you're using the exact same aftermarket single DIN dash bezel I did. PM me if you have any questions, and good luck. E39s RULE :-D
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    I'm going to integrate the flap into the bezel. I ordered one extra "flap" so I can cut it with dremel and attach it into my bezel.

    Matkins99...do you have any pics of your installation.

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    Some new photos.
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    Looks great! Any pics of the car?

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