Originally Posted by Nathan_h
Yep, that thread is why I asked my question. It looks like the non combox install is just two sets of components: mic and antenna, plus coding. Hard to be simpler, if I am reading that right (which I may not be).
The correct link is on post #19.
Your 2012 E90 does not have any
Telephone pre-wire, so forget about any antenna or mic wiring being there. Either you swap the MULF or simply replace it with the OEM Combox retrofit in the glovebox/under passenger carpet.
-2012 E92 M3 Jerez Black/Rust Brown, M-DCT: September ED
-2008 E90 M3 Melbourne Red/Bamboo, 6MT: Gone
-2007 MK5 GTI United Grey/Grey, DSG: Gone
-2004 E46 M3 Carbon Black/Cinnamon, 6MT: Gone
-2002 E46 330i Orient Blue/Natural Brown, 5MT: Gone