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      02-14-2020 11:47 AM #1
      Just changed the radio in my Golf R32 MK5, Old OEM radio (1K0-035-197-D) was just a little out dated so after 1 year of doing research i found this GEM !

      Really happy with the oem style and really nice quality parts and hardware fits like a glove

      Brand: EONON
      Model #: GA-9353

      Features: 2GB RAM & 32G ROM
      Android/Apple Car Auto Play Supported
      8 Inch HD Touchscreen
      Bluetooth 5.0
      Compatible with Fender System

      Would be nice to see other Golf R32:. MK5 setups !
      Last edited by OEM-R32; 02-14-2020 at 12:13 PM.

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      02-14-2020 12:21 PM #2
      Quote Originally Posted by OEM-R32 View Post
      Just changed the radio in my Golf R32 MK5, Old OEM radio (1K0-035-197-D) was just a little out dated so after 1 year of doing research i found this GEM !

      Really happy with the oem style and really nice quality parts and hardware fits like a glove

      Brand: EONON
      Model #: GA-9353

      Features: 2GB RAM & 32G ROM
      Android/Apple Car Auto Play Supported
      8 Inch HD Touchscreen
      Bluetooth 5.0
      Compatible with Fender System

      Would be nice to see other Golf R32:. MK5 setups !
      Where did you source it from? Got any pics for us to see?
      Wheel whore

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      02-14-2020 12:32 PM #3
      Yes i got mine off Amazon.ca for 340$

      had everything in the box for a perfect install



      EONON GA-9353

      https://www.amazon.ca/-/fr/Autoradio...1697916&sr=8-1

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      02-14-2020 12:35 PM #4
      I think that is the largest screen to bezel ratio one I have seen!
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      02-14-2020 12:37 PM #5
      Yup and it has all the features of the new 2019 VW cars ! love it

    8. 02-14-2020 01:47 PM #6
      Was it easy to install, and did you get the free backup camera? Also, how responsive is the unit? Some Amazon reviews say it lags a bit.

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      02-14-2020 02:29 PM #7
      Nope i did not ask for the free camera i installed OEM MK7 Golf reversing camera (5G6-827-469-F-FOD) had to custom make a small adapter harness from vw to composite YELLOW, works perfect and as always going for that OEM look.

      As for the install it was super easy all plug and play all requiered harness comes with the radio.

      As for the LAG on the Android operating system it runs very smooth for sure if you leave all your apps running in the background it will slow it down like any device

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      02-14-2020 03:04 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by OEM-R32 View Post
      Nope i did not ask for the free camera i installed OEM MK7 Golf reversing camera (5G6-827-469-F-FOD) had to custom make a small adapter harness from vw to composite YELLOW, works perfect and as always going for that OEM look.
      did you have to do some major cutting to install that camera as we've seen another fellow R owner do to install his rear camera? how did you do the install (ie feed wires, etc)? i've always wanted to do this, but the PITA factor has always dissuaded me from doing so. thanks..... =)

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      02-14-2020 03:21 PM #9
      Very simply i took a OEM MK5 rear latch and cracked it open and kept the rear mounting plate and faceplate and installed the MK7 internals + camera then found wiring diagram off ODIS and hooked it up

      by keeping OEM MK5 mounting plate of the latch i had no need to cut or modify the hatch lid.

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      02-14-2020 05:10 PM #10
      No USB input?


      Quote Originally Posted by OEM-R32 View Post
      Yes i got mine off Amazon.ca for 340$

      had everything in the box for a perfect install



      EONON GA-9353

      https://www.amazon.ca/-/fr/Autoradio...1697916&sr=8-1

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      02-14-2020 06:04 PM #11
      Take a look at these guide line



      It actually has 3 USB ports, all you need to do is route them to the glove box

      Or you can always do like i did and install this !

      https://www.amazon.ca/FEELDO-Player-...85&sr=8-5&th=1

      Last edited by OEM-R32; 02-14-2020 at 06:08 PM.

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      02-14-2020 06:13 PM #12
      Also created custom wallpapers using photoshop for the radio remember always looking for the most OEM option !

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      02-14-2020 06:25 PM #13
      This is what it looks like all setup let me all know what you think !

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    16. 02-14-2020 08:22 PM #14
      Damn, you should make a tutorial 🤣 did you purchase the USB adapter through ENON? The Amazon page says you need it to run andorid auto or apple car play.

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      02-14-2020 08:50 PM #15
      Yes it was bought on Amazon.ca and the Eonon GA-9353 Head unit has rear USB port so you install the USB port adapter in front of the shifter.

      Like this



      Then run the extended wire into the dash and connect it to the back of the unit.

      As for a tutorial its so simple to do as a project no need for it but willing to help out anyone with Questions / Diagnostics.

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      02-14-2020 11:27 PM #16
      I've got an earlier version with the GA5153 and have run it for a few years. I even have the USB port in the same place along with a second that is purely for charging. I use my phones hotspot for data and it's been really slick.

      A couple of recommended tweaks - I flashed my firmware a few years ago and have been running FCC Launcher. It's got good integration with the steering wheel controls and is highly customizable. The other thing I'd recommend is getting one of the ODBII Bluetooth adapters and Torque. Pretty slick setup overall and I've considered upgrading for the CarPlay functionality and additional RAM. If you do get Torque, I found some MK7 R gauges and ended up making custom ones that match the MK5 R32 interior. Happy to send them over...

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      02-15-2020 08:46 AM #17
      I understand your tips but they have been all corrected in the new head unit

      The GA-9353 comes stock with android 9.0 and the original launcher looks good it was just missing a OEM Volkswagen wallpaper, it also comes with a stock app for all vehicle Information it reads it off the CANBUS module.

      Just like this.



      Every stock APP works great with the steering wheel controls and Android auto / Carplay works like a GEM

      But if anyone else in this post needs your tips / upgrades feel free to share thanks a lot.

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      02-15-2020 11:16 AM #18
      Also just finished install my custom Carbon Fiber paddle shifters and my Carbon Fiber Mirror covers * All hand made *

      1.Full Carbon Fiber Paddle Shifters



      2. Full Carbon Fiber Mirror Cover Over Lay




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      02-15-2020 04:07 PM #19
      That's great to hear and you might have just convinced me to upgrade!

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      02-15-2020 04:21 PM #20
      Happy to be of service

      Post some pictures of the progress when you have some time !

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      Bummer, the usb adapter doesn't ship to the US!

      Quote Originally Posted by OEM-R32 View Post
      Take a look at these guide line



      It actually has 3 USB ports, all you need to do is route them to the glove box

      Or you can always do like i did and install this !

      https://www.amazon.ca/FEELDO-Player-...85&sr=8-5&th=1


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      Did a search and found it via Alibaba


      Quote Originally Posted by kgw View Post
      Bummer, the usb adapter doesn't ship to the US!

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      Just finished installing 19" OEM Pretorias and OEM Carbon Fiber Mirror caps looks amazing !

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