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Uprated stereo with BOSE speakers

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    The ***** concert stereo has reared its ugly head and im sick to deth of being deafend to deth when i twiddle the volume control !!
    Can i use my existing CD changer and speaker system with a different HU? Can anyone recomend one that sounds as good as the origional one because it sounds great as it is, albeit a little loud !!

    Any help apreciated.:beerchug:
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    I'd be keen to know this as well. Especially when I'm on the phone and want to turn the volume down and get blasted when it jumps up.
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    IIRC, Stafford Audi sell replacement Concert units which have been redesigned to get rid of the volume problem, and they also come with a warranty.

    Not sure on cost, but probably an easier fix than a aftermarket unit and adaptors.

    Cheers,
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    Anything would be better. I jump a mile when it blasts me out !!
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    Think they were about £130, which is a bargain. Audi actually quoted me £525 for a replacement Concert HU, when I asked just for a laugh.
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    Looks great, but a rather costly alternative is it not?
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    Got mine a few weeks back from stafford £100
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    Is the concert unit the one with single CD in front? Mine has tape deck, plus CD changer and BOSE
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    Concert I is tape player, Concert II is CD player
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    Ah, i must have concert one then!! Looks old fashioned!
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    It cost me £190, but for what you get i think its a pretty good price!
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    My Bose started with the volume problems and was sending me crazy as well as deft so i got a Alpine CDE-103BT, really good sound and can link it up2 your phone with parrot system and works well with iphone

    Not had any problems with it and great buy in my eyes
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