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    Aftermarket Double Din Head unit

    I ve seen a double din kenwood sat nav/dvd/cd player and wondered could it be fitted to my S3 with concert stereo, would i have to get a plastic panel to go round it and would the colour match. Or should i just get OE sat nav

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    I have the kenwood sat nav dvd double din and I had to use the new a3 double din stereo surround and modify it as you cant get one for our model.

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    it can be fitted:
    Fasica for 8L
    OE satnav may look better and works witht the dash etc.

    But there are some nice aftermarket double din units about,

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    Quote Originally Posted by HODD View Post
    thats exactly how i want it, mines the single concert stereo if i move the climate control down will the double din stereo fit in or will i have to get a double din cage, what panel did ya use

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    don't quote me on this but i do belive you can't just move the climate unit down, the one that sits in the middle is a different part no to the one at the bottom. I think it's slightly smaller as the dash curves in at the bottom.

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    I shaped the air con unit to fit, the single din cage I modified and rivited in the kenwood cage.

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    yep, can modify the climatecontrol with something like a dremel.

    You can do as HODD has said or you can just get a double din cage but iirc they are about 60.

    Very neat install there HODD

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    That does look the ****!
    2006 - A4 - 1997 1.8T 20VS, Full Black Recaro Leathers, Concert, Climate Control, Facelifted, Remus, Front armrest! - Sold
    2007 - A3 20vs -bridge gap motor....
    2008 - Think its time for the Civic Type R.
    2009 - Screw a Type R. Got a VR6 instead (missed even now)
    2011 - Focus St170. < what was i thinking...
    2012 - Lateee 8L S3 with EVERY extra....Broken...other asn members enjoying my parts!
    NOW! - B5 S4 Avant - 2.7 Twin Turbo POWWEERR! WWOOOOOSSSHHH!

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    For the best finish go for the factory stuff as you can't get it perfect modifiying the new shape a3 surround.

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    This is exactly what I was going to do with mine but went for a single din setup instead. I managed to swap my double din cage and climate control unit for a single din setup.

    I would have liked to have done the double din replacement and I have an A4 fascia that I started to mod to do it but not really that bothered about sat nav or video so decied to do the single din approach.

    Only downside is that I have a double din Symphony 2 unit I can't put back in when I eventually sell the car...

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    Silver 2001 AMK S3. Silver alcantara interior... now with added powarrrrrrrr, torques. VAGCOM + KII-USB. >> My build thread...

 

 

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