Ditching Comand 2.0 for double din upgrade.

toffee-pie

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Is is easy to retro fit a 21st century head unit, ie AlpineINE W9900BT or similar and keep existing steering controls? Will I lose any OEM functionality?

The bonus of this is I can finally make use of that camera in my rear bumper. I do have BOSE amp / speakers, is it difficult to wire them up also?

Pending on what feedback I get I just might remove the old relic.

* I know I need a fascia, I see these ones.

 

fabes

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If no one here can help, Angelsea car radio in Shirley helped me out with advice on MB audio on my last car several years ago

You could drop in there and see what they say
 

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Alfie will be along shortly.

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You'll lose some of the functionality of the steering wheel buttons and display on the cluster.

The BOSE is the difficult bit. The speakers are driven by the BOSE amp which is connected by fibre optic to the head unit. The BOSE speakers are about 2 ohm impedance and this is too low for the head unit. So you need to add an amplifier.

Richard
 

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