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I'm not a huge fan of what some people do to their bluetooth controls, so I tried to blend it in as much as possible to my center console. About an hour of work, drilled out the back of the panel over the buttons, JB Welded it in, needless to say its not going anywhere and it blends in fairly nicely to the rest of the dash.<p> <IMG SRC="http://rrmedia.us/sources/brandon/bluetooth2.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br> <IMG SRC="http://rrmedia.us/sources/brandon/bluetooth1.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Bluetooth Mod (VolvoLT)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>VolvoLT</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I'm not a huge fan of what some people do to their bluetooth controls, so I tried to blend it in as much as possible to my center console. About an hour of work, drilled out the back of the panel over the buttons, JB Welded it in, needless to say its not going anywhere and it blends in fairly nicely to the rest of the dash.<p> <IMG SRC="http://rrmedia.us/sources/brandon/bluetooth2.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br> <IMG SRC="http://rrmedia.us/sources/brandon/bluetooth1.jpg" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Nice. Hope you don't want to put it in another car!
 

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real nice... now thats an s60 right? It only has 3 switches? It came out real nice
 

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yup, kr did the same thing...check it out<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=60693" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=60693</A><p>his was a present from the wifey, though! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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both real nice installs but VolvoLT's doesnt have the wire showing <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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good eye. didn't even notice it before.<p>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>phuz</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">yup, kr did the same thing... </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Nice integration!<p>That's how I need to install mine. The dealer where my wife had mine installed (not my normal dealer) routed my wire to the keypad between the pen holder and the "button panel", so the pen holder sits at a funny angle. <p>I need to take min out/apart and route the cable through a hole in that blanking panel for a cleaner install.
 

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Was this difficult to do? I wanna get the bluetooth but didn't like the mounting options they show in the pamplets and all that...
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>titaniumR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Was this difficult to do? I wanna get the bluetooth but didn't like the mounting options they show in the pamplets and all that...</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Shouldn't be too difficult. I do not have the BT in my R, but I have it in my pathfinder, and I have had that switch panel off in the R.<p>The BT controller piece is pretty thin...you can see in KR's pics how thick it is, and there is only one wire coming off. You should be able to dremel the switch panel out and recess it nicely, then route the wire from the control head to the actual controller.
 

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That is, IMO, the <B>BEST </B>spot for that control. That's where I have mine, and it does not interfere w/the stick.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">You should be able to dremel the switch panel out and recess it nicely, then route the wire from the control head to the actual controller. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I also believe the dealership had to drill downwards so you could get the wire out of that switchboard area. I'll check for you later.
 

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Re: Bluetooth Mod (VolvoLT)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>VolvoLT</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I'm not a huge fan of what some people do to their bluetooth controls, so I tried to blend it in as much as possible to my center console. About an hour of work, drilled out the back of the panel over the buttons, JB Welded it in, needless to say its not going anywhere and it blends in fairly nicely to the rest of the dash.<p> <IMG SRC="http://rrmedia.us/sources/brandon/bluetooth2.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br> <IMG SRC="http://rrmedia.us/sources/brandon/bluetooth1.jpg" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Funny thing is, that isn't an R switch panel... Anyone else notice that?<p>No DSTC button!<p>
 

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Re: Bluetooth Mod (cschmelz)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>cschmelz</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Funny thing is, that isn't an R switch panel... Anyone else notice that?<p>No DSTC button!<p></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yes, I noticed that the color of the panel is lighter than in an R.<p>According to his profile, he has a non-R S60. <p>Still a cool mod. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>VolvoLT</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I also have a new 06 R, but this is from my 2.4t.<p>Just thought it would get more show in this forum. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Doesn't problem for me,I liked the idea! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Copeland</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> now thats an s60 right? </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yep I noticed... 2nd post <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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