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Philip Male

What To Stick In The Spare Single Din Slot?

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After doing the double to single mod i've currently got the cheap nasty open pocket that came with it in.

I was huting for a nice flapped or retract pocket of some kind, but the cup holder ones on Ebay look nasty, the drawer only version was out of stock.

I got one for an MR5 but the front is a bit too small, the DIN cage shows around the edge, and i can't find a surround thin enough to fit.

You can get one for a Scooby, but after the MR5 one i'm loathed to get another that won't fit.

BMW ones are only for sunglases, and are tiny

I pondered something a bit fancier, my only clock is on the radio, and that stops me viewing the other MP3/RDS info.

if i wanted simple, i can get a DIN blank, cut it, and fit this flush inside

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/130584450962?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

This is a bit more work, it's too big to fit, but remove the case the LCD should fit in the blank ( if not remove the LCD from the board, then rewire to put the function buttons in the front

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/400234193308?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

DIN sized clocks... stuck in the 80's

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/290675578891?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

Any other suggestions of things that'll fit in the DIN??

Nothing Kevvy, or that would be found in the chav section of halfords

yep, the ebay links suggest i want it cheap, so 700 quid double radio units that do everything are out of the question :rolleyes:

Cheers

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You tend to find the reason they include trays underneath the radio rather than just a flat panel is so that the radio and cage are supported correctly - aftermarket radios tend to not have the support pin at the rear as per stock double din radios.

May i suggest you get one with a removable tray so you can either cover it or find something that will fit the slot at a later date.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Focus-stereo-radio-Facia-Fascia-adapter-panel-plate-trim-CD-surround-/130500930553?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item1e62762bf9

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Thats exactly what i have now, i just want something more interesting to go in the lower slot.

other than drinks holders, stereos and the odd amp theres nothing much interesting to fill the hole with.

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Maybe a sandwhich :D

Sorry couldnt resist :)

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Aye and I'm looking for something to replace the blanking plate for the drinks holder that's not there on a mk3 Mondeo.

Is there anything available?

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May be abit chavvy but you could fit some gauges?

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Found a few for the ST, but yer, a bit chavvy.

temps and date would be more more use than the boost pressure i don't have :lol:

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