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BMW 3Series (E46) Installation Guide
StealthOne Version 1.6
Copyright © Fontana Enterprises, 2008 All rights reserved.
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Copyright © Fontana Enterprises, 2008
All rights reserved.
BMW is a registered trademark of Bayerische Motoren Werke AG.
® is a registered trademark of Valentine Research, Inc.
If you have problems with StealthOne and would like to inquire about a refund or
the repair or replacement of the product, send an email message to
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StealthOne Requirements for 3 Series (E46): • For the E46 or E85 you must have either the BMW Business radio (RAD)
or Navigation (NAV). StealthOne can not display radar data on the
Instrument Cluster for these models.
• Steering wheel buttons to control StealthOne operation and setup.
• Valentine One
® radar detector.
Required Tools: • Small flat head screwdriver
• Phillips head screwdriver
• Pliers (for the 3M T-Tap connector)
IMPORTANT: Your BMW owner’s manual specifically states that the installation
of non-BMW approved accessories such as radios, radar detectors,
telephones, etc. may cause damage to the vehicle, affect the
vehicles safety, interfere with the electrical system of the vehicle
or affect the validity of the BMW Limited Warranty. StealthOne is
not an approved BMW accessory.
BMW 3Series (E46) Installation Guide 1
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The StealthOne product incl udes the following items:
• The StealthOne module
• A 2 ft RJ-11 modular Power Cable. This cable connects between the
® accessory port and StealthOne.
• A second 2 ft RJ-11 modular Interface Cable with an additional black wire
attached. The single wire connects to your automobile’s K-BUS and the
modular cable serves as the auxiliary programming port for future
programming and/or accessories.
• Tie wraps
• Red 3M T-Tap connector
Basic diagram of Stea lthOne installation:
BMW 3Series (E46) Installation Guide 2
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BMW 3Series (E46) Installation Guide 3
IMPORTANT: If you are unfamiliar with automotive electrical systems, see a
mechanic or car-stereo installer. Some knowledge of
automotive electrical systems and of interior trim removal is
necessary to do it yourself.
IMPORTANT: The instructions below assume that you already have your
® hard-wired into the overhead console. The
installation of your Valentine One® is not covered in this
IMPORTANT: The instructions below are for an E46 without sunroof. You
will not be able to place the StealthOne above the headliner in
an E46 with the sunroof. Inst ead you will need to install
StealthOne behind the glove box and run a longer power cable
to the V1 Accessory port.
To Install StealthOne:
1 Select an appropriate
location to install your
® using any of
the methods described in
the owner’s manual. We
recommend that you use the
direct wire power adapter
provided with your Valentine
® and tap into a
switched 12v wire in the
overhead console. This will
allow you to place the
® at the top of
the front windshield to give
it the best unobstructed
front and rear view.
NOTE: You can get an excellent detailed Valentine
® installation guide from