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    Change Out Standard Head Unit - please help

    Howsit Going Guys,
    I have recently traded my Mk4 in for a MK5 OPC, i miss the old one, but this Opc is amazing, really what a car.

    i would like to know if it is possible to change the head unit for a double din touch screen DVD player, could any one please post some pics so i can have a look what it looks like???

    and will i loose control of the steering wheel controls??

    thanks gents

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    If you buy a known make of headunit then you have a high chance of keeping the steering wheel controls. If however you go for a cheap ebay item you'll have no chance
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    okay, that makes sense, thanks, would like to see what a double din head unit looks like in the center console tho before i decide to change it, please guys post some pics of your center consoles, with a changed out head unit...

    thanks gents
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    ill get you a pic tomo when we have some better light! mine looks great, got the pioneer avh-3200bt for christmas from dad!

    as for keeping the controls all i got was a can bus lead from connect 2. all works fine no issue! ok need the engine on to run HU. but manages the power too, no splicing wires in!

    as for cost
    HU was 330
    connect 2 wire kit 30
    double din kit was 39.99 but was worth it
    then aerial adapter few quid.

    fitted myslf in under an hour and now got my sub back

    well happy
    chris

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    Thanks Chris, a few pics will be great, i am used to having the touch screen in my old MK4 and not really a CD person either, had a 8gb usb stick that i played mp3s from, was much easier..
    i also miss the big sound, but for now i really like the sound of the dump valve i have fitted so thats the music for now ha ha ha,
    much appreciated mate,
    thanks

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    wow i just googled that unit, IS SUPER SWEET!!!

    i have found it in SA to its not cheep, but looks the business!!!

    post some pics lemmi see what it looks like in ure car please mate!!
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    will grab it tomo as spent the day detailing and totally forgot the headunit picture

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    Plenty of pic's in my autobiograpy here.....

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