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#1 tbergman

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Posted 12 August 2019 - 12:58 AM

Hi all,

 

First time posting in the forum.

 

I recently (last Thursday) bought myself a Gen 3 Outback with the premium pack and the single zone climate control.

 

I'm wanting to upgrade the OEM stereo to a 2 din touchscreen unit with GPS, Bluetooth and reversing camera.

 

The problem I'm having is that I want to make sure it still has a nice fascia while retaining the climate control switches, but I understand that I simply can't pull out the old stereo and replace it because the A/C controls are part of the head unit.  The fascias available come with the A/C control built in and cost around $900.  This is way beyond my budget.  There are the standard fascias around that don't have the A/C controls built in.

 

So, my questions are: -

 

1. Can the A/C controls be separated from the stereo head unit? If not,

 

2. Are the A/C controls available as a stand alone unit?  And where would I find them?

 

I've attached a pic of the current stereo.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

TB



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Posted 13 August 2019 - 05:49 PM

Hi and welcome to Subyclub.

 

Just buy a s/hand double din fascia, it will come with the a/c controls,

Seen these go for around $300 s/hand.

 

You stated that you have a gen3 outback, that is sort of correct,

but most people will call your car a gen4.

If you missed the 07 part in the heading, peeps will give you the wrong info,

Just something to keep in mind.



#3 tbergman

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Posted 13 August 2019 - 11:34 PM

Hi Beckers,

 

Thanks for the info.

 

So, the double din fascia is available with just the A/C controls?

 

I'm happy to cut down the fascia I have if I can get the controls separately.






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