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Old 11-14-2020, 11:38 PM   #1
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Move USB to armrest area

Hey all. Any easy way to move the factory USB to the armrest area and keep it clean looking. 2019 model.

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Old 11-15-2020, 12:05 AM   #2
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Any easy way to move the factory USB to the armrest area
Something like this might be useful:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00VAIEAUM/
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I'm using a device very similar to what @LimitedSlip suggested. I created a second hole in the center console just above the cigarette lighter socket, and mounted mine there.
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Something like this might be useful:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00VAIEAUM/

I used one of these (one with the audio Jack) and it fit in the 12V socket hole perfectly.
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I installed this one in the lighter location in the front of the console.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I installed this one in the lighter location in the front of the console.
I've used this same one in a couple of cars. Works great as long as the HU supports it.
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I fitted this over the weekend, took about 15 minutes to do. Nice easy job, radio out, unclip the handbrake and the gear shift gaitor, that was enough for me to route the cable.


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I fitted this over the weekend, took about 15 minutes to do. Nice easy job, radio out, unclip the handbrake and the gear shift gaitor, that was enough for me to route the cable.


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Sweet. What did you do at the original USB location ? Any pictures of that.

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Sweet. What did you do at the original USB location ? Any pictures of that.

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I also moved my USB to the center console and ended up removing the old stock location in the dash. I filled the hole with a blank cap. It is a good color match to the rest of the dash. Here is a photo:

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I purchased the part off ebay and here is a link:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/FOG-LIGHT-S...-/301875813666
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Sweet.

Ordered the USB kit and it either wasn’t delivered by Amazon or some twat stole it from the steps. When did it become acceptable to just throw packages on your doorstep and walk away
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