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Chilled glove box

tuffy May 2, 2013

  1. tuffy

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    Hi all. I'm going to remove my glove box so I can fit the gps antenna for the rns-e, I was also thinking of doing the chilled glove box convertion as i have the glove box out . has anyone done this??? And is it definitely possible to do???
     
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  2. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    yes 2 ways
    proper fridge
    or just the pipe and pop the hole out in the glovebox
    very easy to do
     
  3. tuffy

    tuffy Member

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    Thanks Bez. Do you know what parts I need??
     
  4. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    not off hand but if you call in to your local audi thay will sort you them out no problem
     
  5. tuffy

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    When you mentioned propper fridge, what actually do you mean? And what's the difference between the two methods??
     
  6. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    if you just use the pipe it cools the full glovebox

    proper fridge
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  7. tuffy

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    Cool! (see what I did there? Lol) thanks for that mate. I'll give the dealers a ring in the morning.
     
  8. Audibritz

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    I want 1 of those my mate has one in his b6 cab
     
  9. ESD1711

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    Let us know what the dealers say and what kinda prices they quote you mate, as this is something i'd been keen on but hadnt gotten around to looking in to - so you can save me some work here lol
     
  10. Steve220

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    It's a kit the dealer provides, mine was around £50 if I remember correctly. Get the optional tray too otherwise your glovebox will develop mildew.
     
  11. Audibritz

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    ive got the 6 disc changer in mine so will it still fit?
     
  12. johnnythepie

    johnnythepie Well-Known Member

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    This will help.Its to do a b8 though, but will give you an idea.
    AudiEnthusiasts Glove Box Cooler

    Dont forget that it can heat the box as well as its dependant on your temperature setting for the whole car. Personally i wish that it was available for the b8, as well as having a cooling vent in the boot area both individually controlled. A bit irrelevant in any case as audi has poor aircon...just not cold enough
     
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  13. D2NY G

    D2NY G Well-Known Member

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    looks like a choc bar n can of coke would fill that fridge lol
     
  14. Andy27168

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    Hi,
    Will keep an eye on this thread as I would of liked that option on mine when I bought it, any prices and pt. no.s will be greatly appreciated bud.
     
  15. PetrolDave

    PetrolDave Well-Known Member

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    Yes, it goes in the space below the CD changer and the shelf.
     
  16. tuffy

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    Watch the prices rise......just like the Cupra splitters!! Lol
     
  17. Andy27168

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    I have been looking on EKTA, looks like you may have to fit an additional pipe to feed the refrigerated glove box, but it looked simple enough, once the gove box is removed.
    Anybody got any prices yet?
     
  18. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    even if i have mine on full heat the box stays cold
     
  19. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    as my post 2
    it does need a pipe to feed the box
     
  20. PetrolDave

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    +1

    You need 2 parts - a pipe (which fits in place of a bung into the side of the aircon) and a vent (that fits in the back of the glovebox and allows you to turn off the cold air in the Winter).
     
  21. rizzini7

    rizzini7 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Also interested in the full kit if someone manages to get the prt numbers before me
     
  22. Andy27168

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    Hi,
    Just found this thread, it has some quite good links in it and covers prices and pt. no.s though I would get the pt. no.s confirmed as they might well be LHD.
     
  23. johnnythepie

    johnnythepie Well-Known Member

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    Eh? wonder how that works !!!!
     
  24. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3 It's my birthday

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    Wow thats different ;)
     
  25. g00se

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    Last edited: May 8, 2013
  26. Steve220

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    extremely simple. It takes the air feed after the air conditioning matrix but before the heater matrix.
     
  27. johnnythepie

    johnnythepie Well-Known Member

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    Result! ty
     
  28. PetrolDave

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    The take off to the cool box is after the air con matrix but before the heater matrix, so it's always cold.
     
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  29. rizzini7

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  30. PetrolDave

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    Nice one, will get a price from tps sometime
     
  32. Andy27168

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    Well I ordered the parts to do the Glovebox chiller/cooler today from my local Audi main stealer.
    Ordered,
    Air Hose - Pt. No. 8E2816311 - £6.08
    Outlet - Pt. No. 8E08207014PK - £16.26
    Light - Pt. No. 8E0947415 - £7.36
    Cool Box - Pt. No. 8E2862807A6PS - £76.87
    These prices are discounted 10%, and will need VAT applied to them.
    The cool box itself is on back order, and will need to come from Germany (7-10 days delivery).
    Thanks to PetrolDave regarding the tip on the relocation of the Glove Box light.
    Though exactly where in the Glove Box it is relocated too I,m not to sure yet, will have to wait till I have fitted the cool box to see exactly.
     
  33. rizzini7

    rizzini7 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Nice one, might order one after payday. Keep us all updated and pics when you're done :)
     
  34. PetrolDave

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    The existing light is covered by the Cool Box insert, so I removed it (it's now the boot light in my Citroen C1!). The replacement I fitted on the RHS of the glovebox just in front of the Cool Box insert - the existing wires have the correct connector and are long enough to reach.
     
  35. Andy27168

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    Hi,
    Well I have just picked up all the bits to do the chilled glove box mod from my local dealer, :) the replacement glove box light, and insulated box were both on back order from Germany, ordered last Saturday they arrived yesterday, not bad I thought. :)

    [​IMG]

    Will fit it in the next couple of weeks or so, as well as puddle and security lights, footwell lighting, and Cruise Control, and few other little repairs I need to carry out
     
  36. GeoffDunk

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    Nice
     
  37. rizzini7

    rizzini7 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Nice one mate, will keep an eye out for the update in a few weeks then
     
  38. Andy27168

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    Thanks guys.
    I,ll take some pics as I do it and post them up on the thread if anyone is interested
     
  39. rizzini7

    rizzini7 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    You probably wanna do a how to if im going to be having a go :)
     
  40. g00se

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    I'm with Rizzini.. if you could do a how-to that would be awesome :beerchug:

    it may give me the confidence to have a crack at this myself

    ta
    goose
     

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