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    Question about harness

    Does Porsche use different harness for the same model with different options? For example, the harness of 996 with PCM and the harness of 996 without PCM? I think they should use the same harness to lower the cost of manufacturing 996s.

    BTW, RC Germany, How do you know so many things about Porsche?

    Re: Question about harness

    As far as I know, the harness is always the same.
    One reason why a PCM2 retrofit is possible on MY 2003 cars.
    There seems however to be a difference on cars before MY 2003 which are equipped with or without PCM. One reason why a PCM retrofit would be pretty expensive on before MY 2003 cars (a PCM 2 retrofit is impossible anyway).
    I'm sure that some manufacturer will come up with some kind of MOST Bus adapter for non-MOST Bus equipped cars but right now I have no knowledge of such a thing.

    Thanks for the flowers but I'm not sure I know that much about Porsche. I get some infos here and there and I try to make logical connections. Nothing more and nothing less.
    We're hoping for official Porsche support but at this point it is practically non-existant. We still have high hopes however.

    Can't tell you much about the Traffic Pro and cost but let me give you some advise: there are VERY good NAV systems out there, some with DVD Navigation (Alpine, Pioneer, etc.).
    If a knowledgable and experienced HIFI shop does the install (messing up with the wiring harness is pretty easy, be careful), you'll be very very satisfied.
    The Traffic Pro is a nice product but maybe not what you're looking for if you're used to the PCM.


     
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