Category Archives: aftermarket

Want a rear view camera for your Golf or GTI?

I get a lot of mail from people looking to add a rear view camera to their Golfs and GTIs so here is all you need:

– Make sure your radio is compatible by following the Radio compatibility guide fond here 

– Follow the instruction to the DIY found here

 

You can source the parts from places like Futrell and other after market parts retailers, happy modding!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work on the next generation website starts today! Need your help

The website has seem increased traffic and I am looking to make it easier to use and for users to interact with each other so here is whats comign down the pipe:

  • New better website
  • Community message bards
  • Archives  that are easier to search

What’s needed:

Funding: At this time I have funding for 20% of the project. if you would like to advertise with us please send me a email to askavwsalesguy@gmail.com for advertising options.  If you would like to send a paypal donation send it to jpichardo@me.com

Database migration: I am looking for someone that could migrate the entire wordpress data base to its new home at Network solutions. I will also have to migrate the domain name so that it points to the new website.

Design work: Most of it is already done and I will have a preview of it soon.

Looking for an sponsor!

I am looking to expand the site and add new features.  I am hoping I could find a sponsor or two to help off set the cost.  If anyone is interested please let know only $250 per year!  Email askavwsalesguy@gmail.com

GTI Smoked LED Taillights & Scirocco Hatch Pop Kit from Futurell

VWvortex dreams up a cool 21st century Beetle

Vw sent the guys of the VWVortex a 2012 Beetle for them to play with. ( hey VW can I get some love over here? a T-shirt maybe? something?)  Photoshop in hand they started dreaming up all kinds of possibilities including he drool inducing one bellow. To see the rest check out this thread.

Pair your iPad 2 over BT and use it as your RSE

RNS315 retrofit parts list

Looking to install a new RNS315 in your Volkswagen? Here is a list of what you will need:

RNS315 unit: 1K0-057-274-A

GPS Antenna 000-051-502-F use required.

Factory antenna alternate for many models:

Antenna 3C0 035 507AC

Coax cable 3500 mm 000 098 710

Coax adapter 000 098 654A

 

Park Distance Control coming to 2011 Jetta..Sort of

Park Distance Control (PDC ) is just a  fancy name for “the car will beep just before you hit something” system.  Owners of 2011 Jettas will now be able to retrofit this feature or get it installed at the time of purchase. Here is the info you will need:

Park Distance Control

Part # 1K0-054-630C

Fits: 2011 Jetta sedan, 2012 GLI

The park distance control, with 4-valve stem and acoustic warning function, provides additional safety when parking. This park distance control is easy to install and effectively helps avoid unsightly damage to the bumpers when reversing. A short sound (emitted when reverse gear is engaged) indicates that the system is active. The closer the vehicle comes to the obstacle, the more frequently the signal is emitted. Sold only through your local dealership. Professional installation may be required at an additional charge. Prices may vary.

Looking for a RNS-510? Here is where to get it

For those looking to upgrade to the newest Volkswagen navigation system RNS-510 here is a great and reliable place to get it OEM PLUS. The system sells for a cool $2200 plus shipping.

 

If you would like to add the impressive new RNS-510 navigation system to your Golf, Jetta, Passat, Eos or Tiguan then this kit will include everything you need.  Kit includes navigation unit, radio code, GPS antenna, FAKRA antenna adaptor.

Features:

  • High resolution (800 x 480 pixel) 6.5 inch touch screen display
  • Split-screen (map and symbol displays)
  • Display in instrument cluster
  • Integrated 30 GB hard drive (10 GB Navigation / 20 GB Audio Files)
  • Audio CD (WMA and MP3) and video DVD playback
  • Built in Sirius and HD Radio Tuner
  • SD memory card slot
  • Multimedia socket (Aux-in) for connection of MP3 players, located in center console

Note:
– Lead time is 1 week for delivery of these units
– Special order item
– Units are tested prior to shipping and guaranteed to not be DOA
– Map discs can be obtained direct from http://www.Navteq.com
– Don’t forget to add your TV Free Module, FISCON Bluetooth and/or Media-In Kit, bundle pricing available, please contact us for details.

 

 

Always was a sucker for candy!