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Engineerd3d

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Double din in w116
« on: 15 March 2021, 05:51 PM »
This may be frowned upon here, however i am thinking of installing a double din head unit in this vehicle 1980 300sd. I am thinking of possibly moving the hvac controls down and possibly eliminating the ashtray. I may install power ports in the shifter area.


Has anyone here done such a thing? Mainly does anyone have any pictures of similar installs?


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AndreasF

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Re: Double din in w116
« Reply #2 on: 17 March 2021, 08:05 AM »
Or modify this rare part (I'm not the seller!): https://www.ebay.de/itm/264820036204
« Last Edit: 18 March 2021, 01:06 PM by AndreasF »
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Engineerd3d

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Re: Double din in w116
« Reply #3 on: 19 March 2021, 02:50 PM »
Ok the thread in benzworld has inspired me. I may actually end up buying some zebrano inlay and just design and mill a whole new faceplate. Anyone know off the top of their head if the automatic climate control has enough give to sit in the bottom?

As for butchering the rare part. I can't bring myself to do that. I won't even butcher the cracked inlay that is stock.

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Re: Double din in w116
« Reply #4 on: 23 March 2021, 12:23 PM »
Did you look at single DIN with the slide out/up screens?