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Traded my 986S for a 997S Saturday and all I can say is WOW. Almost went with the 997 and almost went with a 996 nicely loaded Cab. But the 997S, again, WOW. Now I need some tech advice.

1. Any suggestions as to where to hard wire my V-1? The Boxster was simple but on the 997 i haven't a clue.

2. Is the Nav unit simply a "plug and play" or does a Porsche Tech have to do their magic to turn it on? I was told by the salesperson that the unit just plugs in.

Thanks for your help and for a great forum

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Jim

Traded my 986S for a 997S Saturday and all I can say is WOW. Almost went with the 997 and almost went with a 996 nicely loaded Cab. But the 997S, again, WOW. Now I need some tech advice.

1. Any suggestions as to where to hard wire my V-1? The Boxster was simple but on the 997 i haven't a clue.

2. Is the Nav unit simply a "plug and play" or does a Porsche Tech have to do their magic to turn it on? I was told by the salesperson that the unit just plugs in.

Thanks for your help and for a great forum

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2. Is the Nav unit simply a "plug and play" or does a Porsche Tech have to do their magic to turn it on? I was told by the salesperson that the unit just plugs in.

Thanks for your help and for a great forum

I think it is a bit more than plug and play,

There would be the "module" to install as well as the DVD player (unknown if it is pre-wired) as well as the GPS antenna.

As well I believe that there will be PIWIS settings that must be activated.

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Just traded my 996 for a 997 yesterday. Car did not have the Nav, but I wanted to add it. They have the units in stock (DVD and software) said when I come up to have it installed, I can wait for it to be done, only takes about an hour.

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:clapping: Congratulations Congratulations...can't wait to see a pic...

Jim

Traded my 986S for a 997S Saturday and all I can say is WOW. Almost went with the 997 and almost went with a 996 nicely loaded Cab. But the 997S, again, WOW. Now I need some tech advice.

1. Any suggestions as to where to hard wire my V-1? The Boxster was simple but on the 997 i haven't a clue.

2. Is the Nav unit simply a "plug and play" or does a Porsche Tech have to do their magic to turn it on? I was told by the salesperson that the unit just plugs in.

Thanks for your help and for a great forum

I hard-wired my V1 within the overhead console/map light area. By following the owner's manual instructions for emergency closing of the sunroof, I was able to remove this panel. Under this panel were multiple power sources. Carefully select one which is hot when the ignition is on. I had a hard time fitting all of the wire within this tight space. After struggling, I was able to get it to close, and left a small portion of wire protruding. I keep my V1 attached to the windshield via suction cups. It is easily removed for security reasons.

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