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    8L 2003 S3 Head Unit Upgrade Questions

    Found a Sony MP3/USB etc head unit that has red illumination that should look OK in the S3. What bits do I need to do a nice job of fitting?

    Facia - which type?
    Aerial adapter - ditto?
    Harness - ditto? The car has the subwoofer and cd changer in the boot, tape player in the dash (all original)

    Also, which removal keys?

    Seem some stuff on ebay however not sure on specifics for this car.

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    Depends if you have Bose or not and depends on the model of HU
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    Bose - believe not (not written on anything) and head unit is chorus according to the manuals, slim with tape player (runs factory boot mounted CD changer and sub)

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    any thoughts anyone please?

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    Sorry I meant the HU you are going to install
    You need the PC9-410 ISO wiring adapter, ISO aerial amp adapter and connects2 fascia CT24AU07
    AIS2251 Audi BOSE active wiring adaptor
    CT27AA05 Aerial/Antenna VAG Active ISO Adaptor
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    Cheers, looked at that link. Mine doesn't seem to have Bose so will it have pre-outs front and rear? Hope not as that means the stereo I'm after won't work.

    Sony CDX-GT450U is what I'm planning on getting.

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    Check out the subwoofer in the N/S cubbyhole in the boot. If it has 2 x 4" drivers then it's Bose, if it has a single 6.5" driver then it's non Bose
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    Something I found while searching for similar adapter cables/facias - check amazon for the same model, as the prices for that stuff are almost 50% cheaper there compared to caraudiodirect.co.uk with free delivery in most cases - every little counts

 

 

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