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Threee weeks into my new TDI Variant. Love it!!! The only problem is that I can't install my phatbox cleanly in the cd changer slot. I have seen a lot of posts on different ways to mount the unit but it still seems the best way is in the cd changer slot. The only problem is that the cable does not allow the unit to fit in the slot. Iam not into buying a new car and cutting it up to make room for vw approved parts to fit. I think they really dropped the ball here.

Contacted VW and they have no knowledge of the problem. Called Phatbox and they said they will not make a cable unless VW commissions them (GREAT CS PHATNOISE-BS)

Has anyone located or had any luck fabricating a cable( mini 36pin centronics to vw hook up) or sourcing a person that makes such a beast

ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED.
 

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That is kind of what I am looking to do.The only problem is that when the cable is plugged into the phatbox it does not allow the pb to fit in the cubby area. It adds about 2.5" to the depth of the unit. If i could get the the right angle adapter, then i can reduce the depth by about 2 inches. With that 2" the world is a better place! In addition the picture shown here looks like a b5. I think think the b5.5 is a little different.

I just can't belive nobody has been able to work this one out.

Thanks

Shawn
 
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