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villan
07-09-2009, 03:56 PM
Has anyone done this? I found wiring is the easy part from this DIY article:

http://www.audiworld.com/tech/elec102.shtml

But i'm unsure of where to mount the optional display unit:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41DT1FV2NCL._SS500_.jpg

I would have installed it next to my headlight switch, but the knob control for the delayed headlight option is there like so:

http://www.carboncopydesigns.com/Img/Installation/droppedImage_8.jpg

I was thinking of flushing it into the credit card din, or ashtray. Not to many options.

Any ideas?

B6JoeS4
07-12-2009, 12:16 AM
just scrap the coming home thing. i would mold it into the a pillar. or the ashtray

05.5SilverS4
07-12-2009, 10:40 AM
I just buried it in the dash bc i can reach up and press mute... but thats just me

pyongwonse
07-21-2009, 03:27 PM
i put mine in between the driver seat and the middle console. i used velcro

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa211/pyongwonse/101_0628.jpg


dont mind the fake cf , the PO put it on and it has been removed

or the dirty car

MattboyR32
07-22-2009, 09:40 PM
I'll take pics later, but there is a DIY in audiworld I think that shows how to hook it up to a oem switch.

I have it mounted up near my rearview mirror with the cable then running around the windscreen down to the fuse box and another wire to a switc next to he hazard light. works really great aside from the white telephone cable sticking out near the rear view mirror. :)