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Old 07-05-2017, 03:58 AM   #21
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Was just wondering if anyone installed one of these decks in 2003S with the MOST system. Bergvill F/X seems to have an adapter for the Most system.
Excellent question; I'm interested in this as well.

Last we discussed on this, folks were thinking about using this adapter:
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Old 07-05-2017, 06:22 AM   #22
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Dulmer, how is the unit's lighting at night in comparison to the OE Becker? Any photos?
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Dulmer, how is the unit's lighting at night in comparison to the OE Becker? Any photos?


The backlighting is a bit different from everything else, but it's pretty good. I'll try to take a few pics.


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The backlighting is a bit different from everything else, but it's pretty good. I'll try to take a few pics.


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So as you can see, the backlighting is quite different from the display for the air conditioning, but the actual lighting on the buttons is quite close to the lighting of the buttons on the air-conditioning system itself. I think it looks good, and I love having my music on a USB stick and the ability to make or take phone calls.



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Thanks. That looks pretty good, but I wonder how difficult it would be to do a negative display mod to the LCD.
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Old 07-07-2017, 11:47 AM   #26
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So as you can see, the backlighting is quite different from the display for the air conditioning, but the actual lighting on the buttons is quite close to the lighting of the buttons on the air-conditioning system itself. I think it looks good, and I love having my music on a USB stick and the ability to make or take phone calls.



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It really does look like it's meant for the car. There is a big difference in the display background, but overall the system just looks right in the car. I get lots of compliments on it.


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Nice, i think this is on my short list for my new boxster once i pick it up assuming it works with the Bose system. Where did you all mount the microphone for calls?
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Nice, i think this is on my short list for my new boxster once i pick it up assuming it works with the Bose system. Where did you all mount the microphone for calls?


I didn't bother with the external mic. The one built into the stereo works perfectly.


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I didn't bother with the external mic. The one built into the stereo works perfectly.


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This.

I have also found this to be accurate.

Although, I can only talk when the car is at idle, exhaust is too loud. lol
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Old 01-24-2018, 03:39 AM   #30
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Hi - I have just ordered the same head unit with the MOST adapter from Bergvill FX so will post my install once I get the bits.
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I didn't bother with the external mic. The one built into the stereo works perfectly.


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I am about to order this setup for the 04 boxster s special edition. Is there a usb that you can hook in an ipod lightning cable that both supplies the music and charges it at the same time or do you have to charge it from an additional source? Great looking unit.
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Looks pretty sweet. My 01 has the climate control in the console, so I had space for a double din Pioneer in the dash. Always been happy with Pioneer, so it was a natural for me.

I'm older and don't like the feeling of being distracted from my driving. It's hard enough for me without some damned phone nagging me with spam calls for aluminum siding. So I didn't get the bluetooth on purpose. Love driving the Boxster without extra attention required. I remember when car radios had two knobs and you couldn't make a call in a car. So nothing lost for me.

If I hadn't just replaced my obsolete (not very good) broken OEM, I might spring for the one you chose. Really does look like it belongs.

Thanks for sharing.
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So does anyone have this unit in 2003 Boxster already?
I do not have BOSE but I have amplifier in front trunk.
...will it work for me as plug&play?
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Question how do you remove the old frame? I am doing a single din test on radio i didnt really see anything to pull out.

M4tus: i dont have this specific radio but doing single din and have a factory amp the adaptors from metra everything plug and play. So i would think this one is same.

BTW does look nice.
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But do you mean radio with optical cables? Called MOST? Cause this is the issue.
Factory setup which I have sounds fine for me. But no posiibility of USB connecting or AUX-in is problem.
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Question how do you remove the old frame? I am doing a single din test on radio i didnt really see anything to pull out.

M4tus: i dont have this specific radio but doing single din and have a factory amp the adaptors from metra everything plug and play. So i would think this one is same.

BTW does look nice.
Can you put a link which adaptors you mean?
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But do you mean radio with optical cables? Called MOST? Cause this is the issue.
Factory setup which I have sounds fine for me. But no posiibility of USB connecting or AUX-in is problem.
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Old 03-15-2018, 02:42 PM   #38
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No the becker radio, once you remove the radio should be a metal support frame i guess. Th3 nite says it releases like the radio with a key or something. Not pictures pretty confusing. A quick look i saw nothing that appeared removable.

I beleive i saw a kit though for the most type system. Check cai car audio innovations google cai porsche radio should pop up.
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Old 03-19-2018, 02:33 PM   #39
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Fun fact: Bergvillfx sells tiny little Porsche stickers that cover the "Continental" logo. A really nice touch if you are going for the retro-stock look.

US $7

https://www.bergvillfx.com/index.php/products/porsche-sticker-label.html
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Old 03-22-2018, 12:55 PM   #40
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Just to clarify, if you have a CD220 currently, with the amplifier in the frunk, this head unit, with the associated Bergvillfx harness, is 100% plug-and-play?
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