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Offline Andy Gibbs

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Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« on: 18 October 2021, 16:52 »
I have bought a Golf Clubsport with standard stereo.

It will cost £1300 retro fit Harman Karden

It is about £3500 for a mega fit JL with Audison premium kit fitted.

The rear camera was just under £500 fitted coded to the head unit.

Offline theminty1

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #1 on: 25 October 2021, 13:05 »
So are you ready to get anything installed?    :nerd:

Offline Andy Gibbs

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #2 on: 26 October 2021, 10:36 »
Going for the mega fit  :smiley:

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #3 on: 26 October 2021, 13:32 »
Excellent Andy looking forward to seeing this.
I assume you are keeping the original headunit and separate quality sub. Mmmmm

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #4 on: 28 October 2021, 15:45 »
Yeah the headunit makes not a lot of difference these days and adds complexity/problems.

Audison is supposed to be good - there was a guy on here with a Mk8 GTD who had it done, apparently really good.

Price is ouch tho...

Probably better than the OEM HK though, which is probably unavailable anyway.
Current: Mk8 GTI DSG, Adelaides, DCC, HUD, HK, Winter Pack, Rear Camera.. Aka "HMS Weasel"

Gone: 2017 Mk7.5 GTD,manual, NavPro
Gone: 2014 Mk7 GTD, manual, NavPro, DCC

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #5 on: 30 October 2021, 15:28 »
I have had a better quote for a full Harman Kardon fit with full software upgrade for £900.

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #6 on: 31 October 2021, 09:46 »
That seems quite cheap.

I wonder how it is enabled on the infotainment unit?
Current: Mk8 GTI DSG, Adelaides, DCC, HUD, HK, Winter Pack, Rear Camera.. Aka "HMS Weasel"

Gone: 2017 Mk7.5 GTD,manual, NavPro
Gone: 2014 Mk7 GTD, manual, NavPro, DCC

Offline Andy Gibbs

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #7 on: 11 November 2021, 20:09 »
The man who does it has a VW digital licence to enact the head unit.

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #8 on: 13 November 2021, 19:22 »
Quality aftermarket speaker will be better then the HK stuff for sure

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Re: Mk 8 Audio upgrade Option, For Info and interest
« Reply #9 on: 17 November 2021, 07:38 »
A couple of mk8 videos. This installer seems excellent.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW499djtP9Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hhOW1mWYw8

Hope you are getting on well with yours. Do you have an update?