Installing BMW Alpine Stereo upgrade (BMW 3 series E90) - Remove boot trim

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Remove boot trim

BMW boot


First, remove the boot floor. the arrow indicated where the amplifier will go.

BMW boot floor removed


Then, remove the plastic cover from the rear side of the boot. It's held in place by two torx screws and 4 plastic clips. Always use plastic tools to remove these and other clips to avoid damage to the plastic parts.

BMW boot rear cover


Now, remove covers from the sides. The right one is held in place by 4 black clips...

BMW boot trim right


... and the left one by 3 clips.

BMW boot trim left


Right cover removed.

BMW right boot trim removed


Left cover removed.

BMW left boot trim removed



# jimborae 2015-04-23 09:29
Many thanks for this guide and the helpful tip contained within it. Found it invaluable when I was installing my Alpine upgrade, especially the part about the mis-labeling on the crossovers.
# Tich 2015-02-08 18:44
Nice DIY! love it..


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