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    Hi all,

    sorry if this is explained else where but how can you tell if your car has tech 2 or not? do i have to ring the dealers for this info?

    Just trying to work out wether to get CD70 stereo or alpine double din instead?

    I have 04 plate 1.9cdti SRI (150)

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    Do you have 6 buttons on the steering wheel or the rollers?

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    I think your getting confused, tech 2 is the diagnostic machine that plugs into the car.

    I think you mean canbus and half canbus, look on your steering wheel if it has 3 buttons each side thats half canbus, if it has scroll wheels on the steering wheel then it has full canbus.

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    Buttons

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    Quote Originally Posted by jay_c2010 View Post
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    half canbus then

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    full canbus is better i take it?

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    It would be easier to fit the alpine as the CD70 is a full can (yours is only half can) stereo and would take a bit of work to fit

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    Alpine it is then, what other gains do you get from full canabus?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jay_c2010 View Post
    full canbus is better i take it?
    Not always, full canbus can be more of a pain lol.

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    oh right i see, thanks for your help, still not sure what to do with screen above stereo as its a bit basic. Any ideas?

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