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    Climate control retrofit?

    My girlfriend's facelift 58 plate A3 has standard AC and I'd like to change that to climate control...one is this possible and secondly, what bits would I need apart from the climate control unit? Thanks in advance.

    P.S. I have done a search but most threads are about retrofitting the new climate unit to an old one.

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    No one done this?

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    It was asked before & it didnt seem practical, the whole airbox in the dash would need changed to one that has motors not cable operated flaps. Lots of work & would cost quite a bit even getting bits 2nd hand.
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    It would be possible but with massive outlay in time to complete and money.
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    I got as far as pulling the dash apart and seeing all the cables that would need to be converted to some sort of electrical motors for air flow. Too big a job for what I wanted.

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    Thanks for the replies guys...going to give this mod a miss I think

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    Its not just the main unit, its probably engine compartment work aswell for piping if not there already, its a pig of a job.

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