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After being very pleased to get my new car, the novelty of the radio wore off a little and after only a week the RDS300 or whatever it's called..cd/radio unit had started to annoy me.

I seems like the whole of the centre dash is dedicated to this enormous LCD display which would look more at home on a 'speak and spell' type toy.

At night it's just one heeuge 'blue' letterbox.

I had been toying with the idea of a "tom-tom go" but couldn't decide where i'd place it.

After a fashion, I decided OEM was going to be best bet.

I managed to track down a near-new MFD2 Sat-Nav from a UK seller and promptly picked it up from the seller in exchangle for less beer tokens than expected (happily!)

The unit is designed to fit directly into the dash aperture (see later).

Here are some pics of the MFD2 unit.

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I found a UK seller on eBay, selling the GPS antenna with the correct end connector:
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Pinouts of the rear connectors:
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Some screen pics to kick off with:
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http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-4s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-5s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-6s.jpg

http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-7s.jpg [URL=http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-8s]http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-8s.jpg[/URL] http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-9s.jpg

http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-10s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-11s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-12s.jpg

http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-13s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-14s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-15s.jpg

http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-16s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-17s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-18s.jpg

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http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-25s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-26s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-27s.jpg

http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-28s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-29s.jpg http://thanetpcs.co.uk/MkV/MFD2/pt2-30s.jpg
 

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Quote: posted by Foxy on 31/10/2004 01:21:22

I seems like the whole of the centre dash is dedicated to this enormous LCD display which would look more at home on a 'speak and spell' type toy.

After living with a MKV for 3 days, i could not agree more. I had already had enough of it after 3 days. Good choice on keeping it OEM.
 

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Cool everything up and running.

I am thinking about this for the future. What is the sound of the stereo like compared to the normal stereo? Also are there any cost related with running SAT NAV or is it just a cd upgrade everynow and again.
 

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very nice!!!!![:D][:D], glad you posted the piccys of the install, will be very useful when i get a MK5 , and fit satnav in, did you have to get any plug and play lead by any chance?

zak
 

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Hi, i'm an italian Boy!can anyone help me to buy this Nav System? I' traying to find it but it's impossible in Italy!

Foxy, exuse me, can you give me the name of the seller of your nav and of the gps Antenna? How much it cost?

I wish to ask you if the On Board Computer (the display into the Cruscotto?) visualizes the Nav information!

Thanks at All

Exuse for my bad english but i'm no writing from 6mounth!

Thaks a lot!
 

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I will have a pop at moving the GPS antenna in a couple of weeks - thing is, the centre grill is metal so it's gonna screen the reception.

Sorry guys, my MFD2 was a one-off - no more...soz
 
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