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    moving cd player

    awrite people

    was just wondering if it is possible to swap the cd player from its standard possible to swap the cd player from its origonal position in a mk4 astra to the bottom din slot

    if it is possible would would i need to do this, i belive i would need a ariel extension and some patience but i am just checking

    thanks for the help

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    yep nice and simple just pop out the headunit and move the harness down

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    Tis easy, i did mine and im a n00b.lol had to move it back though..as i have a convertible,and my roof and window switches are in the bottom din,and the wires on the switches are too short to go upto the top din

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    what will i need to do this? just an ariel extension?

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    everything should reach fine mate, just dont damage the back of the heater matrix passing the wires down. should take no more than five mins and makes the cd player a lot more accessable imo


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    the airel goes up towards the radio anyway so it should be ok
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    i am soooooooooo gonna do this when i get home!

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    Just remove the glovebox to make this simple and easy to do as you can pass the wires down fine

    As already said everything should be long enough
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    well if i am off work on friday, but one more question? at current my arial barley makes the back of the cd player, is this okay? or should i invest in a extension as i dont want to take the car apart and realise that it wont reach.

    ps whats the best way to get the 2nd din out?

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    I'd say the aerial will be fine. To geta bit more slack undo the take on the end of the ISO loom and pull the plastic cover thats over all the wires back and you will have a bit more wire to play with

    If it's a 2nd DIN tray carefully prise something flat between the top and bottom being carefull not to mark anything and it will come out, i've not had the CD tray out though so can't help you if thats what you have
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