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8L double DIN conversion

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by neuro, May 22, 2009.

  1. neuro

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    Hi,

    I've read a lot about doing double din conversions, but I havent seen one on a center console that looks like mine (below). I was wondering if doing the conversion would be possible here?

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  3. leshkin

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    I think it would be a custom job, since I'm not aware of any pre-facelift A3s having double-din stereos from factory.
     
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    Oh well was hoping it would be more straight forward.
    Do you know what parts might fit? this is the only thing i've found on ebay so far.
     
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    Sorry mate, I couldn't say if this will fit. I have a double-din facelift S3 and that part looks like it's the same frame I have, but I never worked with a pre-facelift car to say if it will fit.

    I'm sure someone will be along to confirm or not.
     
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    doesn't seem like theres space, maybe if there was a new custom dashboard part, which moved the hazard button up and smaller, along with the buttons either side, then it might jus squeeze in.

    dont think theres a fascia panel for it yet.
     
  7. neuro

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    thanks for the reply, what I actually wanted to do was add a 7" touchscreen for a carputer, but as you said I guess the parts would have to be customised as I havent seen anything yet for this specifically.
     
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    Yup, it would have to be a custom made double din, as if you look at the pic of your dash, there like a square bit with holes in it below the single din, that's part of the ClimateControl aswell, so it has to stay. I think someone in the past tried to fit a facelift centerconsole where the CC sits at the bottom to allow for double din, not too sure if they got it working, as I never followed the thread.
     
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