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Old 07-15-2013, 06:18 AM   #1
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OBC activation

Hi I have a 2003 Box S, and I would like to activate the OBC.
Do I have to go in a Porsche center to activate it? due to the needs of the porsche tool ?
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Old 07-15-2013, 07:09 AM   #2
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Yes, only takes a couple of seconds for them to turn it on. I wired in OBC and cruise (really easy on a 2003) and got both enabled when I took the car in for a service (didn't charge me for this).
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Old 07-15-2013, 07:18 AM   #3
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Thank you!
I was pretty sure that porsche won't do it...
Did you buy the complete column assembly ?
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Old 07-16-2013, 06:19 AM   #4
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The dealers here are ok doing this sort of thing if the car is out of warranty.

I bought a used 4 stalk off the bay for 90, surprisingly I got 83 when selling my 2 stalk. Cruise control works well and the OBC has made the cluster look far less dated.
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Time to find a 4 stalk and do the mod !
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Old 07-18-2013, 04:00 PM   #6
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Or do the dash switch hack... Much cheaper...
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Old 07-19-2013, 04:41 AM   #7
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Only if you just wanted to add OBC. Cruise control is so easy to add on the facelift models I would get the 4 stalk and do it properly.
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Right Nimbus ! (I love this glider)
But I would prefer the 4 stalk's OEM style
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Please post a how to when you do this!!
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