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RNS-E GPS Receiver with phone preparation?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by grimp, Mar 1, 2011.

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    Hello
    I have a mate who just bought a 8P3 2010, and he wants to retrofit a RNS-E in his car, he has phone preparation in the car, so i has a "shark-antenna" on the roof for GSM signals i guess, is there a way to use it as GPS Receiver? How much work is it to get the roof lining off?

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    Check his antenna part number, as I suspect its already gps enabled & may just need an extension cable running down to the front, no need to drop the lining, just few trims to remove & a long piece of rigid coat hanger wire or pipe to feed down to the front, done number of times.
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    never got around to checking this, thought id remove the rear light to see through to the antenna like on the 8L..then realised that there is a layer of card in the way :/

    Is this extension cable something easily attainable from the dealer?
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    Yes.
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    thanks for the helpful answers guys. Now another question.
    Can we use the same bluetooth unit if we retrofit a RNS-E?
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    Yes
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