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HELP! Nightmare replacing Sat/nav system with aftermarket stereo

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Sat nav screen pixelated/ amp a channel down so decided to go new stereo route so I could have modern bluetooth DAB etc.


I went to a large aftermarket car audio shop, with my 2002 530i msport E39 showed and explained I had the sat/nav/tv unit.


They advised me to go single DIN as I didnt want to cut up the airbox and supplied me with everything I need.


I fitted the loom and got the single DIN JVC stereo to work and its great except the facia doesn't fit the space (I did show/tell them it wasnt a car with the "flap") and it has no way of attaching to the dash.


I'm awaiting the shops installer to get back to me.....


Is there a better facia (I think this is from Connects2?) or is there a stereo/facia (maybe a double din) that fits correctly that doesnt require the airbox mod?


Hopefully it also works with the loom I've fitted as that will be a monumental PITA to take out and replace.....


Please help its driving me mad....






Edited by wozzer

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