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Old 02-03-2019, 09:31 AM
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Just replaced me '09 base with an '11 S

Not too bad of a car. Needs a few things unfortunately, like the little dash compartment door won't extract open. I'm surprised this car lacks USB, Bluetooth, and the console armrest my 2009 had. Kinda disappointing.
What could I do to remedy this?
 
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Old 02-10-2019, 02:42 PM
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Old 02-10-2019, 05:08 PM
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The dash cubby and arm rest can be retrofitted, if you really want them. For USB and Bluetooth, you can install an aftermarket radio with those options.
 
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Old 02-10-2019, 06:13 PM
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I can't seem to locate an oe armrest. I found an aftermarket design. What involved in converting to a factory one?
also who makes an aftermarket radio for this car?
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 04:31 AM
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If you want the parts for an OEM armrest, make a call to https://www.allmagautoparts.com/

For the radio, use the configuration over at Crutchfueld.com
You'll need a dash kit and wiring harnes, at the least, and you can fit almost any aftermarket radio into the car.
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:12 AM
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Ok. I'll have to call them because I'm not seeing a way to retain (or use in my situation) steering wheel controls. It also almost looks like one of the tall ones wouldn't fit.
 
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Old 02-13-2019, 10:23 AM
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For the usb port when you put your hand in front of the gear shift, into the cubby, look above your knuckles in the "roof" of the cubby. That is where mine are. And congrats on you new Clubby, especially N18! I went from a 12 base to an 11 S. The difference is even more pronounced at altitude here in Colorado. I am mile high so the N12/16 went from 120 hp to about 100, where as the turbo lost less of its 192 overboost power thanks to the turbo.

And also recommendation for Allmagauto, Darin there.
 

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Old 02-13-2019, 12:11 PM
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Thanks. Unfortunately there is no USB port. There's a small rectangle hole but it's even smaller than the USB. I wonder if an OE console for this year range would have a USB port?
 
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Old 02-16-2019, 07:35 PM
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