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Ashtray Delete Puzzle

aristides Feb 9, 2010

  1. aristides

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    Hello there fellas

    I know there are some other threads regarding this issue , but i got a specific question.

    I decided to get rid of the ashtray, since i didn`t use it and needed some extra space.
    So i bought number 20 on the pic below which is the ashtray delete part. So far so good.

    I would like to also retrofit the red lighting underneath the climate unit. Does anyone of you know which parts are needed for this retrofit?

    I made this pic out of ETKA. I realised that there are various combinations regarding the ashtray-area.

    I mean , i got the RED combination now, and would like to change to the BLUE one for the ashtray delete + LED
    Am i right?

    Any help much appreciated

    Cheers

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  2. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    29 is your led strip & 26 is the trim that covers the strip with a clear plastic insert to shine the light downward.
     
  3. aristides

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    Well N , thats whats been bothering me.

    If you see the combinations that i marked, number 26 stands alone.
    For the led strip (Nr. 29) i would have to go for options 27+28.

    I hate AUDI, they make things so complicated :p

    Remember, i got a 2din setup
     
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  4. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea Team Ibis Audi S3 Black Edition DSG

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    Well i read that as 27+28+29 illuminated or use 26 for non illuminated. Both non ashtray
     
  5. NHN

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    I tell yer what, I'll just grab the ones I removed from my car mate that are sitting right next to me when I removed this to fit ashtray lmfao, Pats probably right.
     
  6. aristides

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    Whoa, bit edit. I thought you did the ashtray delete story but just realised that you actually fitted the ashtray
    Getting old and blind i guess

    So N. do you have the illuminated parts that are needed? If so, and you dont need them i would be willing to buy them!
     
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  7. NHN

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    I already had interior light pack everywhere so no need for led fitment, maybe buy my kit I removed but then again is it cheaper to buy there anyway with postage to greece?
     
  8. aristides

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    Hmm you`re right, shipping to Greece could mess the whole deal :)

    So i just want to be certain about the part numbers.

    For a double cage and non-ashtray i just need 27-28-29?
     
  9. NHN

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    Nope I was right, I had 26/29 & 20 for my storage area, but from etka would appear you can have 20 with 27, 28 & 29, but tbh mate you would be fine with what I had as thats what I have in hand here, glad I checked that as seems I can change mine to have ashtray with the flat piece 23 to put my wallet which means I can see my led strip again, weird I didnt see that before, goes to investigate further................................
     
  10. aristides

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    N. did your car come from the factory with a single din cage?

    Cause you say you had 26/29 parts, was this before or after the RNS-e retrofit?

    I`m starting to think that there are 2 different options for ashtray/non ashtray because there are cars with single and double cage. IIRC Nr.23 part wont fit into a double cage since it has 4 tabs in the back. Check the photo i posted. Mine has just 2, 1 on each side

    Man i`m more confused now!
     
  11. aristides

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    Great if finally found the answer

    The single from the double din cages apart from the obvious differences in shape also have a difference at the bottom. The single one has 4 slots where the double has just 2.
    So nr.23 is for a single cage car (4tabs) and nr25 is for double -what i had in the first place-

    If you also check the model in ETKa:

    Nr.23: Model PR-9JD+8YU
    Nr.25: Model PR-9JD+8YA

    Which could easily mean that the 8YU model is the single din and 8YA the double.

    I maybe wrong as well, so please someone correct me :)
     
  12. NHN

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    You maybe right as I didnt go that far into checking mate, but have feeling you're spot on as I recall something I had a discussion with audi aboout when ordering my new gear, I'll check with my old single din chassis later.
     
  13. aristides

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    Checked the same thing for a 2011 model , since all facelifted versions come with double din as standard.
    Numbers 23 - 27/28/29 aren`t available (not replacement part for this model), which means these parts would only work with a single din

    Guess all i need is number 26 as you said before, but there is no led strip now available.

    And the search continues :)
     
  14. NHN

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    Thought I'd seen the led strip somewhere in newer car, I'll have a looky if get chance.
     
  15. aristides

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    Thanks for all the help N. you`ve been wonderful :rockwoot:

    Let me know if you find out , i will keep looking too!
     
  16. jameo84

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    NHN do you have a spare part no.20 the ashtray delete for sale then. I know its cheap from audi but could give you a few quid if your wanting rid.
     
  17. mattandrew

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    You need

    8P0864138A4PK UNDER TRIM
    8P0857355 FIBRE OPTIC CONNECTOR

    You can then extend the wire from the light in the ashtray as it uses the same plug
     
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  18. aristides

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    Thanks matt, i realised a day after my post that the actual fibre optic was on another page of ETKA, where the double-din cage was listed.

    Ordered both parts yesterday, happy to find out that the ashtray plug is the same as the led wasn`t sure about that!
     

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