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Not sure what you mean. All the MKIII rovers should have one already. Are you trying to upgrade to the MKIV unit? If so a couple quick searches using the search form will get you all the information you need.
 

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where are you from? not all HSE`s had the sat-nav system in the uk i think it was an option when buying at the time.
im sure someone else has tried this and thought it was just a case of pluging it in where the other unit sits.
i dont think it can somehow but am sure i will be proven wrong :think: :think:
 

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in the UK the HSE models never had the sat nav system this was one of the features of the VOGUE model. In the US they don't have the VOGUE spec only the HSE so some may have been fitted with the system.
 

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This thread is a hoot so far.
As I understand it, the original poster is the sort who wants to invest as little effort as possible into getting what he (or she) wants, so he (or she) is asking an empty question that can only be understood by theirself, and submit absolutely no info on who and where they are, and what RR they drive specifically. That explains why whatever they are asking is probably all over this forum already - ad nauseum, but the question is asked as if it's a fresh new notion.
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That's followed by an American, who thinks that all RRs had the sat nav.
And That's followed by a Brit who thinls that only special HSEs have Sat Nav.
Of course, both are pretty much correct in the confines of your respective element, and with the info provided in the question, why not? The responses fit the question.

Please forgive me for being so assuming and so cynical. :pray:
 

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That's followed by an American, who thinks that all RRs had the sat nav.
And That's followed by a Brit who thinls that only special HSEs have Sat Nav.
Of course, both are pretty much correct in the confines of your respective element, and with the info provided in the question, why not? The responses fit the question.

Please forgive me for being so assuming and so cynical. :pray:
Forgiven :p

In order to make clear what rangiemark is saying:
- all RR's delivered in the US as of 2003 had the satnav (and 03 because they didn't have Vogues, Autobiographys, HSEs, LSEs, LSEis, XYZs or any other sort of L322 in the US till MY03 - in contrast to Europe where they got the L322 in 2002)
- not all RRs delivered in Europe as of MY02 had satnav. Specs/options varied from country to country.

Though the question isn't absolutely clear, I'm assuming Camco is from Europe somewhere (that is why filling out the sig is not unimportant) and has an MID

and would prefer a satnav-screen (with optional TV `) )


As i gore assumed, it is not plug and play - but it can be done. I've installed satnav with numerous other features (ipod integration, bluetooth, carpc) on my RR (see below). I also put a big box of parts together for an acquaintance from Germany who did the retrofit on his RR as well and I have been contacted by others who are considering going the same route. I'd have to check on the availability of components, but the costs involved start around GBP1800 and installation time starts at about 8 hrs depending on additions and the skill of the installer (you don't have to disassemble as much as I did in the pics below, btw. I was doing other work and figuring out how to best adapt the harness (loom)). Camco, if you're seriously interested, let me know.

You can even install the newer touch screen system though that is even more complex and expensive (see BBS' 'Ultimate entertainment upgrade' thread) or install a touch screen and carpc as I have (not yet complete :cry: ).



My post on the retrofit copied from the same thread:

Here's a couple of pics of my upgrade. As mine too was an MID (non Nav) vehicle, before adding the PC/touch screen/etc, I first had to make the base system work. This meant installing wiring and components for the OEM I-Bus nav + the wiring for the future (pc) components.

Even with the older system, buying new components/wiring was prohibitively expensive so my purchasing went the same way Colin's did: internet, a friendly dealer, and the bay. Finding the components was not difficult but Range Rover harnesses are generally not available. Since the systems were standardized by BMW and I was going to be adding wiring anyway, the easiest and least expensive route was to pick up a BMW harness and modify it to fit the RR and suit my needs. I got a harness from an E46 with DSP - so better sound and a sub were added into the overall picture as well.

First thing to do was to trial fit the harness to determine where it needed to be modified. So the RR came apart and in went all the components.


I do have to say that I was just as impressed on dissecting the RR as when first driving an LM. I worked on cars (mainly MB, BMW, and Porsche) professionally for about 12 years while going to high school and university. I've taken apart a lot of vehicles (including Rolls and Bentley). None were like the LM. The fit of the interior parts is impeccable. Most impressive, though, is the weight of the pieces. Even the smallest cover has dampening material on the back - and I thought I was going to keel over when lifting out the back seat. Unreal. It is no wonder driving an LM is so supple. :p

Here's the harness in mid work with tags noting what needed to be done.

Despite the very different sizes of the vehicles, there was surprisingly little that needed to be changed. After about 3 1/2 hrs of work the harness was done including the addition of USB and several addtl shielded cables front to rear.

So then it was off to the car to see if everything worked before burying the harness.


:)

So today I have to button everything back up.

Items that remain to be done in the future are:
- recoding the nav computer
- modifying my second head unit for touch screen
- configuring the PC - still a lot to decide on
- finishing the phone integration in the consloe
- possibly reworking the MY10 steering wheel switches.
These are actually the more time consuming tasks, though... :cry:
 

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Totally forgot that not all UK (and possibly other countries too?) models had navigation. Honestly, I didn't give my response much thought, mainly because I wasn't even clear on the details of what he was asking and just assumed he hadn't searched the forum and/or google yet. Lesson learned :oops:
 

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For the factory system the best harness to use is the E39 navigation retrofit harness as you will not need to splice wires
http://www.bimmernav.com/store/catalog/bmw-e39-navigation-retrofit-harness-item-162.html

You need the retrofit harness like the one above, as there are several types. that one is the easiest

you need a set of brackets, GPS antenna nav computer, BM54 radio and monitor.

If you are up for doing an aftermarket system that just plugs into the factory wiring and does not need to run a wiring harness there are a few options available for the E39 that would fit. You would just need the proper wiring adapter that plugs directly to the radio connection plug. If the car has the DSP audio option you would also need a special software load on the aftermarket system. If you go this route and use one of the popular ones available, please post a photo or two :)
 
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