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Old 04-09-2010, 08:11 AM   #1
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Premium soud (Hi Fi) what does it look like?

Hi,

I called 1-800-Porsche and asked them about options my car had shipped with
It's a very good exercise to do (I don't have a sticker) and to my surprize I found that car was equipped with HiFi premium sound system with 6 speakers...

Problem is I only see 4 speakers.. 2 on the dash and 2 in doors

Can anyone please explain to me where are the other 2 speakers? Is there a subwoofer? Car had an aftermarket alpine unit (older one) when I bought it.

Does it mean I have that fiber optic thingy also? any pointers?

Also how does full leather option looks like? Porsche guy didn't mention it (But I have sport something package) and seller said it has full leather.. My dashboard looks like leather.. but it might be a very good leather looking plastic as well

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Old 04-09-2010, 08:33 AM   #2
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behind the seats

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Can anyone please explain to me where are the other 2 speakers? Is there a subwoofer? Car had an aftermarket alpine unit (older one) when I bought it.
It sounds like you are missing the speakers behind the seats. There is a 'storage box' that the speakers would be inside that sits on the shelf (engine cover) under the roll bar behind the seats. I do not have this in my car; perhaps others who are more knowledgeable about stereos will reply.

Hope this helps.

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Old 04-09-2010, 08:41 AM   #3
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I have the stotage box.. it has a central compartment and two small compartments to the side.. but I don't see (or hear ) any speakers there..

I thought rear speakers should be on top of storage compartment.. like in regular cars?

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Old 04-09-2010, 08:55 AM   #4
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inside the storage box

http://986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18995

Check out the above thread. It has some images of how the speakers are installed in the storage compartment.

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Old 04-09-2010, 09:32 AM   #5
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Thanks for the link.. now I know where the should be.

I have rear storage with holes on it.. now I have to find out where my M490 amplifier is.. and get 2 small speakers for rear storage.

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Old 04-09-2010, 09:52 AM   #6
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Option 490

I believe you are referring to Option 490 (Hifi Sound system) and what they are referring to is: 2 - sub woofers in door panels and 2 - midrange combined with 2 - tweeters in the dash mounted "pods" If you remove the covers of your dash mounted speakers you will find that each one houses a tweeter and a midrange.
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Old 04-09-2010, 02:45 PM   #7
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There are actually 4 on the dash...

... and 2 on the doors.
If you look at the grills on the dash you'll see that there are two-in-one.
The rear speaker kit was not part of the HiFi (490) option.
On later 987 years, the Bose Option came with the rear center woofer.
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you could get Bose from 02 up

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