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  1. dave_b

    Shark Fin DAB + GPS

    I’m going to be installing a shark fin on the roof for better DAB reception for my Kenwood 8020dabs headunit. Is it worth getting a combined DAB and GPS aerial? I use Waze via wireless sapless play. Will a GPS aerial improve the sat nav of will it remain dependent on the iPhone GPS?
  2. B

    DAB issues after amp and RVC

    Hi Has anyone else had issues with DAB after fitting an amp or OEM reversing camera? I had signature audio package from absolut5 fitted and a reversing camera plugged in (OEM). No other changes. Priory to this DAB was fairly reliable. Afterwards it’s terrible. Have since been back and they have...
  3. Glenn Board

    Changing Door mirror for one off of ebay but does it include aerial

    Hi, drivers door mirror broken off, and need to buy another, see loads on ebay, but they don't come with any antennas fitted, how do I know if my van has any or is it easy to swop over?
  4. Greyanglia

    Bowden Cable Recall & DAB Reception

    Had my recall a couple of days ago and noticed the DAB reception has noticeably worsened. Is this my imagination or is there something that's been affected by having the door trim off and whatever's done to correct the door lock problem? TIA
  5. T

    Problem with 12v socket and DAB radio

    I’m intrigued to see if anyone else has had the same issue and if you came up with a solution to fix it? So when I plug anything into the 12v socket the I loose all radio stations as soon as I take it out the socket they come back again Any help would be much appreciated!!
  6. GavMc P11GT

    Are Halfrauds winding me up??

    So I’ve been a bit miffed with the DAB quality in the van checked all connections with the mirror antenna in the mirror it’s self and the door. All seems well however I’m not running the standard head unit I have a Kenwood and they claim that the driver side door mirror is no good even though I...
  7. C

    Connector identification - possibly DAB?

    Hello. The DAB radio on my T6 isn’t picking up stations at all. It’s not the transmitter as other radios work. I yanked the head unit and the aerial is still connected. Today I was giving the cab a good clean and discovered this (please see image). Maybe the previous owner had a new driver’s...
  8. BoroBoy

    Passenger Side Wing Mirror plug

    Hi, Just fitted a replacement Passenger Side Wing Mirror, but the new Wing mirror wiring was different to the damaged Wing mirror. The photos below show a plug which connected into a female plug behind the door card. Does anyone know what this plug is for? Photo 163542 shows the where the...
  9. D

    Relocate aerial in foot or A-pillar..?

    Smashed both side mirrors, cheaper replacements aerial free of course. I have a DAB aerial to mount on the screen and am looking to fit a 400mm rubber FM antenna somewhere. (I looked at sharkfins but they are incredibly expensive, £80 at least). I already have the adaptor cable. I...
  10. J

    Unlock DAB?

    Hi everyone. I have recently picked up a 67 plate Shuttle SE and I'm surprise to find that even though it has a fairly up to date entertainment system with Apple CarPlay, it doesn't have DAB radio. It looks like this may have been an option. Are there any experts around here. Is it possible...
  11. M

    Lost DAB stations [Resolved]

    Hi All, I've lost all of my DAB radio stations on my standard head unit on my T6. When i rescan it doesnt find any stations. Any ideas why? I had a solar panel fitted over a year ago and Im pretty sure the DAB radio was still working after the fit, although Im not 100% as the van has been parked...
  12. Mwcard

    T6 DAB aerial upgrade

    Morning all, I'm trying my best to not post any new questions to ones that have already been answered but I have read through a lot of posts on the OEM DAB aerial and can't find anything to my specific question. The DAB is very poor in my T6. It's a standard set-up with head unit shown in...
  13. 3crispies

    Relocate DAB aerial

    Looking into replacing Dab aerial fitted in our mirror onto roof or upgrading original. Would love to upgrade headunit but cant stretch that far at the moment. May not be linked but once mirrors are inverted water drains out of them. When van was new had issues with handsfree and Vw replaced...
  14. C

    Wingmirror /DAB aerial woes [Resolved]

    Hi there, I had an after market wing mirror fitted last Sept following a mirror high 5 with a wide caravan - power folding, heated glass, DAB antenna as the original. I'm SURE the DAB worked when I collected it from the garage, but since then the DAB reception first went weird (filtering...
  15. D

    T6.1 roof antenna removal

    I am trying to find out how easy it will be to unbolt the roof mounted antenna on my t6.1. I am hoping it can be accessed via the interior light console. Any help and tips on accessing both of these?
  16. D

    T6.1 shark fin relocation options?

    Hi All The van has gone for fitting the pop top and instead of fitting the existing T6.1 roof aerial to the front of the new pop top I would like to fit something a little sleeker on the rear of the van roof. It’s a LWB but I’m having an electric Cali roof fitted so there will be 400mm of roof...
  17. GavMc P11GT

    Standard DAB antenna replacement in the roof area?

    So we have not had our van long but have thought the DAB was terrible, having read loads on here about it not being the best to start with I wasn’t expecting the world. Anyway I was going through the vans history and found a bill for a replacement drivers mirror and and associated paint for...
  18. MickW

    Has anyone tried Wingmirror man

    Unfortunately two stupid drivers didn’t get the gap correct hence I now need a new drivers side mirror t6 Highline c/w DAB antenna but without SAT Nav Has anyone tried Wingmirror man Attached. If the DAB antenna wasn’t buggered before it probably is now so probably needs replacing, any thoughts...
  19. Andysmee

    [SOLVED] Bad radio reception + no electric mirror control = cut loom

    Having read this thread about bad radio reception - T6 Aerials, Gps, Dab, Fm/am, Gsm - How I Did It and knowing that my offside wing mirror is not body colour (as it should be for a Trendline) and was not responding to the electric controls, I decided to take the mirror apart. Thanks to folks...
  20. B

    Composition Colour swap-out

    Hi,having just joined and scouring the informative topics I have unfortunately the Composition Colour head unit in my T6.It has been brought up many times that the units cannot be upgraded due to being paired to each van.Would I be able to remove this head unit and fit a non VW head unit like...
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