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Retro Fitting A Pcm 2.1


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Hi,

I have recently purchased all of the required parts to retro fit the PCM 2.1 into my boxster 987. I have fitted the main unit and have the required cables in the front boot to connect up the nav drive and cd changer, the only bit I am struggling with is the bose amplifier. I was wondering where they are fitted as standard as this might point me to the connections that I am looking for, currently I can't see how it connects with the pcm and to the speakers.

Any help much appreciated.

thanks

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There is avery good write up on retro fitting the PCM on both www.planetporsche.net (US based) and www.boxa.net (UK based). The Bose amplifer on a 987 fits in the front luggage compartment and is hidden by the panel that the warning triangle sit on top of. There are two plastic quarter turn screws that hold the panel in place, the amp sits behind the panel. As I'm sure you are aware there are different MOST fibre optic cable options depending on the components fitted to your car. You will need the MOST cable suitable for a car with BOSE and Navigation as the cables are different lengths . It's also important that you connect the devices in the correct order , as the MOST loop is a ring circuit and each device has a designated position in the sequence. Each device has an IN and and OUT cable that needs to be connected to the correct device in the sequence prior and after , if the sequence is incorrect the device will not be recognised and the whole loop can malfunction. I assume that you have matched the PCM version to the navigation DVD drive as these have different hardware and software levels. If you have any more questions drop me a line.

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