1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Is it possible to change the head unit from 1 din to 2 din?

Discussion in 'In-Car Entertainment' started by aud1517, Apr 14, 2008.

  1. aud1517

    aud1517 New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2003
    Messages:
    9
    Likes Received:
    0
    hi everyone. i got an A3 1.8T 8L 2001, i already changed the oem concert cassette player to 1 din Dvd player i would like to know is it possible to change it to 2 din Dvd player? can i move the A/c control down ?? will it fit perfectly ? because theres some A3 that come with 2 din oem cd player.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  3. s8craig

    s8craig Active Member
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2005
    Messages:
    1,562
    Likes Received:
    30
    You need a new cage behind the facia for double DIN, then also you will have to trim your heating controls down to fit the smaller gap. I have done it once, not too difficult.
     
  4. aud1517

    aud1517 New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2003
    Messages:
    9
    Likes Received:
    0
    will it fit perfectly at that space down ? about the new cage for the 2 din i can get it when i buy the new dvd player . just wondering will have the perfect fit.
     
  5. rhubarb4

    rhubarb4 Certified Jardo Slayer

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2008
    Messages:
    1,732
    Likes Received:
    148
    Why dont you just get a flip out screen the Kenwood are excellent very firm no movement. It will save buchering your aircon unit controlls
     
  6. BahnStormer77

    BahnStormer77 BahnStormer

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2009
    Messages:
    2,672
    Likes Received:
    27
    pretty sure the 8L is thh same as most Audi's where you can buy a 2 din conversion cage from Audi, although not sure how you remount the AC unit in the A3's, the 2001+ A4's are pretty easy (just trim the edges as marked on the back of the unit).
     

Share This Page