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Offline efrainquijada

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Double Din Vent Question
« on: September 08, 2016, 11:51:23 pm »
I was thinking of getting this in-dash kit, but i have a concern. I live in Arizona where the summers are typically 115f/46c, and I'm afraid the smaller vents will diminish the cooling of the A/C. If anyone has any experience in regards to the vents, I would really appreciate your input. Thanks.


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    Offline flutes

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    Re: Double Din Vent Question
    « Reply #1 on: September 09, 2016, 04:03:56 am »
    Paging Justin Read, who has the same, we both live in Sydney. He can probably describe how it is in hot weather.
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    Offline Fish

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    Re: Double Din Vent Question
    « Reply #2 on: September 09, 2016, 02:17:33 pm »
    I cant comment about the heat you experience, but when I installed mine where I had to cut back the OE pipework, I then used a gorilla (gaffa in the UK) tape to close off any air escaping and then forcing it to come out of those vents.


    Offline Buckster

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    Re: Double Din Vent Question
    « Reply #3 on: September 10, 2016, 06:06:05 am »

    Just did this upgrade.

    Same response as Fish, I used a little Gorilla tape to ensure the "U" shaped plate adapters were tight.

    I can't tell any difference in terms of air flow from before and after so must have done something right.

    I added a Kenwood DNX unit, transforms the look of the car.

    Also added a rear view camera hooked into the unit.

    Fitting the camera and hooking up the cables for Blue&Me was a pain though, you need to remove seats and panels which was easy but time consuming.