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    GPS Antenna

    Just having a rns-e headunit fitted in my audi a3 2007 sline. Will i need to fit the GPS Antenna to the rns-e unit or could i use the oem gps shark Antenna originally fitted on my car roof?

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    An extension fakra cable to sharkfin will work... but it's EASIER to stick a 10 'puck' GPS antenna up under the dash, behind the instrument cluster.

    Ten minutes, ten quid, versus twenty quid for an extension cable and a couplr of hours of swearing, routing the cable.

    Keith

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    Mine is simply a wire stuffed in the dash behind the head unit.
    Works fine.
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    Mine came with the RNS-e and it's stuck in a gap between the airvent and dash on passenger side, works perfect and can't be seen...
    Audi A3 2.0 TDI Sport, Hybrid Turbo, Sat Nav RNS-E, Bluetooth, Bose, Parking Sensors, Custom Bluefin Map, Black Diamond Drilled and Groved Front Discs, Black Diamond Preditor Pads (All Round), Roof Spoiler, Cruise Control.

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    GPS Antenna

    Quote Originally Posted by VWAddict
    An extension fakra cable to sharkfin will work... but it's EASIER to stick a 10 'puck' GPS antenna up under the dash, behind the instrument cluster.

    Ten minutes, ten quid, versus twenty quid for an extension cable and a couplr of hours of swearing, routing the cable.

    Keith
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    Audi TT - 2.0TFSI - Ibis White

 

 

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