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    Thread: Question about climatronic.

    1. Member airmanboe's Avatar
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      05-31-2012 03:07 PM #1
      i was curious to know if anyone has any experience with installing the MK4 R32 climate control unit in a 2004 GLI. im instaling a volk-l kit in my gli and saw the c/c in a diy thread, i really liked the look. any help would be much appreciated.

    2. 05-31-2012 04:32 PM #2
      I imagine a lot of **** needs to come off, things need to be replaced and rewired.

      I don't see it being an 'easy' job by any means. Are you comfortable accessing and possibly removing the heater core?

      Personally, I wouldn't do it just due to the work (and maybe cost) involved for little return. What do you really gain besides looks and possibly a slight increase in comfort with regards to cabin environment?

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      05-31-2012 06:10 PM #3
      To do it, you need to do more than possibly remove the heater core.

      the dash comes out. Everything related to HVAC in the cabin comes out. Then you have got the new climatronic unit in place, run the new worrying harnesses, etc.. It's not an easy job, but is fairly straight forward. I'm thinking about doing it to my 20th over the winter

    4. 05-31-2012 09:12 PM #4
      20th and GLI should have come with it along with MFA in 20ths

    5. 05-31-2012 09:20 PM #5
      The GLI does not have climatronic.

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      05-31-2012 09:40 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by STOICH View Post
      The GLI does not have climatronic.
      He meant like climatronic should have been factory installed on these cars.. Not how you are thinking..

    7. 05-31-2012 09:48 PM #7
      Ah - yes, that would have been a nice feature.

    8. 05-31-2012 09:48 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by 87vr6 View Post
      He meant like climatronic should have been factory installed on these cars.. Not how you are thinking..
      yeah sorry guess i worded that wrong makes me mad how mkiv glx came with it but 3/2/g didn't

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      06-01-2012 11:10 AM #9
      i honestly like the regular heater stuff better.

      the climatronic in my r32 always pissed me off, you have to look down at the screen to see whats going on with the temp and it takes your attention away from the road.

    10. 06-01-2012 02:18 PM #10
      If someone DOES do it.... please make a detailed DIY. I searched years ago on what it would take... and from everything i researched, stabbing yourself in the eye would be a more pleasant experience than converting to climatronic.

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      06-02-2012 11:02 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Chemhalo View Post
      If someone DOES do it.... please make a detailed DIY. I searched years ago on what it would take... and from everything i researched, stabbing yourself in the eye would be a more pleasant experience than converting to climatronic.
      i agreeeeeee

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      06-02-2012 11:25 AM #12
      This is why I wish the 3/2/G forum was just part of the MK4 forum like it should be..

      From the MK4 forum faq/diy thread...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...al-knobs/page2

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