Porsche Radio CD Player Installation Hardware & Wire Harness Kit '97-'05, 911 & Boxster
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Porsche Radio CD Player Installation Hardware & Wire Harness Kit '97-'05, 911 & Boxster


Brand: CAI

Radio Installation Kit to Remove the Factory Radio and Connect Your Aftermarket Radio / CD Player in Your '97-'05 Porsche 911 or Boxster.

Our radio replacement hardware kit works with all trim levels and years of the 996 and 986 Porsche vehicles. This includes models that are equipped with Bose, Hi-Fi, and base audio systems, as well as vehicles that are equipped with the fiber optic MOST bus system (please see note below).

What You Get

  • One antenna adapter
  • Two Wire Harnesses
  • Genuine Porsche Radio Removal Keys
  • Installation Instructions
  • 1 (800) 892 6430 Technical Support

Not included

  • Radio side harness (comes with your radio)

Actual harnesses and antenna adapters will depend on the year of your vehicle. Radio side wire harness not included (that comes with your new radio).

Note: All of our radio kits already come with these parts, as well as all required hardware, and are pre-wired for you. This item is not required if you are purchasing a radio kit from CAI-Store.com. View them Here: 996 Radio Upgrades

Replacing the Radio in Your Porsche Is a Fairly Straightforward Project and Has Been Well Documented by CAI-Store.Com

 The kit comes with genuine Porsche radio removal keys that are required in order to remove your original Porsche radio. Simply insert the keys as shown in the included instructions and the radio will slide right out. 

Aftermarket CD players mount right into the dash without any permanent modifications or special tools. The kit includes a Porsche specific wire harness that will allow you to directly integrate your aftermarket head unit with your car. Please note that '03 and up 911's and Boxsters require two circuits to be added to the car (retained accessory power, and optional illumination). Our kit includes both of these extra circuits as well as specific instructions for these vehicles.

Also included in our kit is one of two antenna adapters (one for '97-'02 and one for '03-'05) that will allow your aftermarket radio to interface with the European antenna arrangement that your car is equipped with.


Tech Note :

'03-'05 vehicles with factory amplified audio systems (if your car has speakers located in the doors then it has a factory amplifier) must also add an aftermarket amplifier when upgrading the factory radio. (04-05 cars will also work with a MOST Bus converter, which we have available. 2003 cars aren't compatible.) The factory amplifier in these vehicles is not compatible with any aftermarket radio. An appropriate aftermarket amplifier will be required, and will function with the factory speakers. If you are in need of an amplifier and hardware kit for your car feel free to give us a call so that we can put together a package that meets your specific needs. 

'97-'02 vehicles are not affected. The factory amplifier including Bose and subwoofer equipped arrangements are perfectly compatible.

All Trim Levels of Porsche 911s Are Fully Supported by Our Toll Free 1 (800) 892 6430 Techline, Email, and Text by Smart Phone Services.

Buy with confidence. Our tech support guys are also our full time installers. They are also the very same people that have developed our products over the years. We know our products well and take a lot of pride in our ability to deliver a solid experience to our customers all over the world. Text by smart phone has become a valuable tool for us. In the event you encounter a problem you can simply snap a picture or video and the text it to us. This makes problem solving go much faster. We will then often times walk out to the shop; take some pics or video of a similar car to your own that we have in the shop, and then text you back a video showing you the solution to your problem.