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Upgrade standard sound system to Bose?

woohoo Apr 5, 2009

  1. woohoo

    woohoo Member

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    Whats needed to upgrade a standard sound system to Bose? can the amp just be added to power the existing speakers?

    Anyone done this and where does the amp sit, how easy to connect etc?
     
  2. Gti Jazz Blue

    Gti Jazz Blue Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Don't bother get a decent aftermarket setup installed.

    You would need to replace the whole stereo loom to install the Bose setup and it is marginally better than a stock system.

    Been covered many times.

    If you want to keep the stock headunit then look at using an Alpine Inprint processor with after market amps and speakers.

    Paul
     
  3. woohoo

    woohoo Member

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    Cheers pretty happy with the standard sound anyway but see the bose amplifiers for sale, just wondered how easy and if worth it! not a big Bass head so will keep as standard!
    cheers for that!
     
  4. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    Any more info on that, need that info on my cousins mk1 TT roadster with bose.....wanna upgrade but keep standard headunit
     
  5. Gti Jazz Blue

    Gti Jazz Blue Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Here you go http://www.alpine-europe.com/imprint/

    Paul
     
  6. Boydie

    Boydie S3 8V DSG VCDS Map User

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    Upgrade to something better than bose if you are considering anything from standard IMO - thats what I have done and now have a far better system than bose
     
  7. Tommy

    Tommy Makinen...ha

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    Cant beat alpine imo, reasonably priced too, although if your on a budget jbl have a decent range
     

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