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  1. At some point in 05, they added the functionality. All 06 cars have the functionality. If you don't have it, you can't get it. It is NOT software upgradable. This has been talked about alot on other Boards. So, don't shoot the messenger. You are, as they say, SOL. At least you have a Porsche so keep smiling. :clapping:
  2. Folks, I successfully installed the Sirius Satellite Radio into my 997 via the MOST fiber optic system. I have a 2006 997S with PCM 2.1B. I used the Cayenne Sirius Parts kit. Pix are below and the part numbers are below. Note that this is NOT supported by PAG. It is a custom installation using Cayenne parts. Note also that you must proceed at your own risk. You must have PCM 2.1B. When ordering parts kit, differentiate between XM or Sirius and whether or not you have a CD changer (different part numbers for CD changer or not CD changer). The antenna replaces the NAV antenna under the
  3. Sirius SAT Radio - MOST Integration SUCCESSFUL - 997 Folks, I successfully installed the Sirius Satellite Radio into my 997 via the MOST fiber optic system. I have a 2006 997S with PCM 2.1B. I used the Cayenne Sirius Parts kit. Pix are below and the part numbers are below. Note that this is NOT supported by PAG. It is a custom installation using Cayenne parts. Note also that you must proceed at your own risk. You must have PCM 2.1B. When ordering parts kit, differentiate between XM or Sirius and whether or not you have a CD changer (different part numbers for CD chang
  4. Posters on other Boards are saying that Porsche now has sat radio available for the 997 as an official after-market dealer install. They also post that new orders have sat radio as an available option code. Anyone have any news on this breaking info? Is there an official 997 part number now for sirius and XM?
  5. Darn, thought I might be able to give some hands on help. The thought is greatly appreciated. When the parts get here I may have other questions. I am going to snoop around tonight in the trunk.
  6. TSBs are published (and sent out to subscribers) every quarter - so I am expecting them any time now. Maybe its not a TSB. But is there an 'instruction sheet' as to how to remove that plastic assembly under the wipers where the gps antenna is located? Sorry if I am being a bother, but I will post instructions if I get the sat radio installed and working in the 997.
  7. I called parts and I am told parts should be here in about a week. The trick is going to be gaining access to the existing GPS antenna. This resides under the plastic assembly beneath the wipers, or so I am told. Anyone wanna help me figure out how to gain access to this antenna? Do I need to remove the wipers? It looks as if there is a 'cap' at each end of that assembly. Do I remove the cap to get to the screws? A TSB on NAV install in a 997 would be quite helpful because presumably it discusses the GPS antenna installation.
  8. I will let you know shortly. :D I have the Sirius parts on order now for my 2006 997S!!!! :king: Loren, the TSB has definitive PIWIS instructions. This leads me to believe it is required. I guess the question is...if the MOST Actual and MOST Required parameters match up exactly when you look it up on PIWIS, i.e., without needing to actually change any settings in PIWIS and instead just read the screen, it begs the question as to whether you needed to hook up PIWIS at all. In that case, would it be 'plug and play' without needing PIWIS? I will soon have an answer for this quest
  9. I will let you know shortly. :D I have the Sirius parts on order now for my 2006 997S!!!! :king:
  10. This thread is a Do-It-Yourself installation tutorial for a V1 (or any powered radar detector) hardwire windshield installation to a switched power source at the interior dome light. It is noted that this installation was performed on a 2006 997S with the Self-Dimming Mirrors option. If you do not have this option, I cannot guarantee you will have the necessary wire harness because the switched power source is the same source that powers the self-dimming rear view mirror. As of this posting, I have experienced no side effects. The mirror works and so do the rain sensing wipers (same wire har
  11. V1 Switched Power Hardwire Installation This thread is a Do-It-Yourself installation tutorial for a V1 (or any powered radar detector) hardwire windshield installation to a switched power source at the interior dome light. It is noted that this installation was performed on a 2006 997S with the Self-Dimming Mirrors option. If you do not have this option, I cannot guarantee you will have the necessary wire harness because the switched power source is the same source that powers the self-dimming rear view mirror. As of this posting, I have experienced no side effects. The mirr
  12. My manual has tire pressure information on page 232. (2006 997S owners manual)
  13. Loren, Two quick questions: 1. Do you know if the plastic assembly behind the rear view mirror simply unsnaps if i pull the sides hard enough or if i put a straight edge in the crease to separate the sides? It's on there incredibly tight and I do not want to break it. 2. If I wanted to remove the interior cabin light clear plastic assembly at the headliner, do I simply pull it down from the windshield side, i.e., if one were to change a bulb up there? It too is held on incredibly tight. I want to search for wires in those locations to measure for switched 12 volts. This car is p
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