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How to upgrade a radio in 2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997

Since a radio sits right in the middle of your car, it draws the most attention of you and your passengers. Therefore, it is probably the most popular part to be upgraded when car owners are going to upgrade their car components for better performance. Undoubtedly, a new car can definitely bring you both a brand new car interior and a different driving experience due to its attractive interface and higher configuration. For example, if you own a 2005-2008 Porsche 911 997, you can replace your factory radio with a new 2005-2008 Porsche 911 997 radio which comes with GPS navigation system, DVD player, Bluetooth technology, wifi and 3G internet, etc.

2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio after installation

2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio after installation

To save money as much as you can from upgrading a car radio, you can install the new radio by yourself. In most cases, the aftermarket radio is plug and play, and the installation is quite simple, therefore, you can install it on your own if you have similar experience on the installation. Otherwise, you can ask for a professional technician for help in order to protect both your car and the new radio. The following is the detailed guide on how to install a new 2005-2008 Porsche 911 997 radio, you can take it as a reference if you are going to upgrade your factory radio.

 

Precautions:

  • Please disconnect the negative cable of the battery for your safety.
  • Please prepare a screwdriver before the installation.

The below is the step-by-step instruction of the removal and the installation of a new 2005-2008 Porsche 911 997 radio:

  1. The original radio before the upgrade.

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 1

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 1

  2. Remove the screw on the carpet which is on the side of the radio with a screwdriver, and then the carpet comes out.

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 2-1

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 2-1

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 2-2

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 2-2

  3. Remove the other two screws which hold the panel on one side,then slide out the panel. After that, do the same thing on the other side.

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 3-1

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 3-1

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 3-2

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 3-2

  4. Remove two locking screws on each side of the radio with a screwdriver.

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 4

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 4

  5. Carefully take the radio out of the dashboard.

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 5

    2005 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installation step 5

  6. Disconnect the connectors at the back of the radio.
  7. Connect the cables of the new Seicane radio as the user manual shows.
  8. Gently put the new Seicane radio back into the dash.
  9. Turn on the new Seicane radio and have a comprehensive test if everything works well.
  10. After checking the new Seicane radio works well, install four screws holding the radio on both sides, and then install four screws which hold the panels on both sides of the radio. At last, put the carpet back into its original place and install the screw which holds the carpet on the cover.

To make your upgrade successful, firstly, you need to pick up a right aftermarket radio for your car. If you are unsure which radio can fit your car, you can click the following link which is about an amazing radio from Seicane and take it as a reference.

 

http://www.seicane.com/car-dvd-player-for-porsche-911-997-with-gps-radio-tv-bluetooth-srd-8815

 

This 2005-2008 Porsche 911 997 radio will not only keep your steering wheel control working, but also update the factory radio’s functions, including GPS, bluetooth phone, and multimedia player, etc, so you are able to enjoy movies, songs and pictures while navigating. With built-in GPS, this radio offers accurate turn-by-turn directions for a variety of locations. Bluetooth technology makes it easy to accept hands-free calls and stream audio in your vehicle with the feature of DVD, CD and MP3 playback. This Car DVD Player features rearview camera Input,  therefore you can connect it with one of our rearview cameras for maximum driving convenience.

 

One of its most attractive highlights is that it can support a fiber optic decoder. If your car comes with Bose system and the year of your car is from 2005 to 2011, to make your Bose system still work after the installation of the new radio, you can install a decoder to this radio. The decoder is plug and play, and you don’t need to modify or cut any wire of your car due to its easy installation. After installation, you can enjoy the high-quality sound in your car all the way. On the hand other, if you don’t have a Bose system in your car, this car radio is plug and play and easy to install.

 

Enjoy your amazingly exciting driving experience with this 2005-2008 Porsche 911 997 radio installed in your car right now!

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