Our Custom Autosound Radios are designed for your VW dash board.
Installation is Simple. Custom Autosound radios were engineered to fit in your stock VW dash with out drilling, cutting or making modifications to your dash. Radios come with year correct face plates to match your vehicle. Although it looks classic, our radios are built with the latest modern features. Radio looks stock when turned off, but once turned on the LED alpha-numeric display lights up behind false radio dial face.
Remove knobs if your radio comes with knobs.
VW Radio Installation 1.
VW Radio Installation 2.
Locate the threaded nuts and supporting washers on radio tuning shafts.
VW Radio Installation 3.
Unscrew nuts and washers and remove from both tuning shafts.
VW Radio Installation 4.
Remove face plate Trim. Metal backing plate should be exposed.
1949-67 will have a chrome plastic face.
1968-79 will have a black pebble grain plastic face.
VW Radio Installation 5.
VW Radio Installation 6.
Slide radio in from BEHIND DASHBOARD.
Radio will not fit in inserted from the front.
VW Radio Installation 7.
Align radio, and attach face plate. Dashboard should now be sandwiched between metal backing plate and face plate.
VW Radio Installation 9.
Thread nuts and washers on tuning shafts over face plate. Nuts can be tightened with a wrench, but be careful not to over-tighten.
Radio tuning knobs can now be pressed on shafts.
VW Radio Installation 10.
Follow manufacturers instructions supplied with radio for wiring power, speakers and antenna.
VW Radio Installation 8.