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Hi

I have a Mk4 Gti and when i bought it was told it has a Bose Stereo upgrade. The stereo is very good in the car and sounds like i have a sub and the sound is very clear.

Was i fed bullpoo poo when i bought it and they have good stereo's as standard? Or will it be Bose? What do you get thats different if it is Bose?

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Tom
 

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Hmm.. not heard of that myself mate.. isn't that the Audi TT's that have those ?

The gamma stereo in many golfs (not sure if it's standard in all golfs or not) is pretty good. Good enough for me anyway.
 

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If it is a Bose stereo then it should be written of almost everything that was upgraded.

Bose stereos are fitted to certain Audis so may well go straight into a golf.

The standard golf stereo is alright but Bose is a very expensive make so if you've got that as an upgrade you should be very happy.
 

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Well i've come from a car with a uprated stereo with a 12" sub ect and tbh it isnt to much different!

It hasnt a standard headunit so theres only one way to tell if its uprated. I'll take a look at the speakers later!
 

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i had a sub and kenwood hu in my last golf (mk2) and didnt bother putting it in the mk4. The gamma head and uprated speakers do the job nicely.
 

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Lucky s.......[;)] I've taken a year to upgrade mine.... [:I][/grumble]

My Merc had the Bose upgarde and it was the whole shooting match, factory fit sub under one seat, amp under the other and all speakers upgraded. VW isn't listed on the Bose website, so whislt there's no doubt yours is upgraded, I think it's unlikely it's Bose stuff unless it's come from an A3 or TT or suchlike..? I shouldn't worry what it is - if it sounds better then crank it up and enjoy!!
 

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Perhaps it has the DSP pack upgrade...and thats being called the Bose package.

Have you got a sound controller at the front?
 

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Well i know for a fact that the kiddie i bought the car off had a TT before which he changed all the stereo in so whether he's used that i dont know? This was just his car to fill the gap until he got his merc.
 

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you can get a speaker upgrade from the dealers as a retail accesery. I have a BOSE system on my S3. it says bose on the screen when you turn the cd player on. plus all the spakers have bose on them and there is a bose sub in the cubby hole of the boot. a very nice sound imo
 

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Ian, course your S3 has that. Audi do Bose sound pack.

Ton I think you've got the VW DSP sound pack in yours.

No subs, just an amp/processor and control with uprated speakers.
 

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Quote: posted by flyfs6 on 14/02/2005 16:31:21

Ian, course your S3 has that. Audi do Bose sound pack.

Ton I think you've got the VW DSP sound pack in yours.

No subs, just an amp/processor and control with uprated speakers.

yep your right. i was only trying to help. the bose is not standard in the audi
 

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Tom, You need to remove the whole door card

Quite easy to do - one screw just under the mirror, 3 right by the sill of the door and the rest should just pull off as they're pop pins.
 
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