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Fifth Phase Audio Upgrade

Mileage: 142,886KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Easy

Fifth phase audio upgrade. I ditched my Pioneer head unit and replaced it with Alpine set. Since the HU is gone, same goes to Connect2 audio stalk controller. The main reason I changed to Alpine is that some of the their OEM Remote Stalk controller is able  to display audio information on the OEM display aka MFD. Something that I missed when I did the HU shopping last time. Thanks to Tony for the lead, next TT on me (When?).

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Third Phase Audio Upgrade

Mileage: 86,774KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Easy

Well, after my second phase audio upgrade; I’ve been thinking to enhance it and if possible to tide up  a few loose ends on my audio setup. I still need to find a suitable head unit to match up the interior and able to connect to existing OEM steering audio controller stalk…

 

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Dry Joint

Mileage: 84,575KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Easy

Note: Not much DIY steps here coz I need it to be done quickly. It was race against the rainy weather.

It is about time my audio amplifier busted. It was due to dry joint developed throughout the years. Dry joint is a term to define any soldered contact point in any electrical PCB which no longer provides a good conductive point. Hence, in my case, the amp acted badly with sometime only one channel producing audio. Out of blue, the volume will skyrocket or pitfall.

 

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Dismantling The Centre Console

Mileage: 740KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Average

Now, since I’m involving too much (very excited, 206 is much simpler than my another car which requires to remove both front doors before removing dashboard) in dismantling glove box as earlier post. Another reason is, my neighbors already started to disperse after having chats with them; politics, cars, banks, investment etc. Emm, why not continue to centre console.

Wow, it almost 11AM at this time. Started at 9:15AM. Can feel the sun burning my skin. Luckily, just sent the car for windows tint yesterday.

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