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Old 12-29-2017, 02:16 PM
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I also only have 2 screws in top, and none in the bottom, but I think the weaving angle is good.
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Haha i'm not that desperate. Took me ages to get the damn thing to fit perfectly into the dash.

Only silly thing is there are no screws holding the bottom edge of the screen in place, as there were only 2 screw holes at the top corners. So i am wondering if slowly the bottom of the unit will start to come out because the back end of the unit is top heavy so every time you go over a bump it would start to creep outwards from the bottom?

What is your experience with this? Did you also only have 2 screws at the top?
I pushed the bottom of mine back in one time and that was after some serious offroading. So I don't think it will be that much of a problem. The factory radio has a post that screws into it that you could move over to the Seicane. That post goes into the dash to help support the back of the factory radio so it might work for the Seicane. I had planned on looking into that eventually just haven't had time to.
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My Eonon does not have a hole in the back which the post would screw into. Not to mention the Eonon is much longer than the factory nav.

Why did they even design these aftermarket units with only 2 screws?
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My Eonon does not have a hole in the back which the post would screw into. Not to mention the Eonon is much longer than the factory nav.

Why did they even design these aftermarket units with only 2 screws?
All of the aftermarkets I have seen for the e53 just have 2 screws which I agree seems stupid.
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Initially this is the workaround I did on my Eonon GA6166 mounting to eliminate the bottom popping out



Just recently, with the install of the IBUS adapter, I had to remove the HU and when I put it back in it laid in the opening a little differently and sat further into the opening. This has been a very good positioning and has not popped up at the bottom in several weeks of driving without the shims.



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Initially this is the workaround I did on my Eonon GA6166 mounting to eliminate the bottom popping out



Just recently, with the install of the IBUS adapter, I had to remove the HU and when I put it back in it laid in the opening a little differently and sat further into the opening. This has been a very good positioning and has not popped up at the bottom in several weeks of driving without the shims.



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Shim: a thin slip or wedge of metal, wood, etc., for driving into crevices, as between machine parts to compensate for wear, or beneath bedplates, large stones, etc., to level them.

Routinely used to level granite countertops and to install door frames into openings that are slightly larger than the door frame.





In my case I used some pieces of black plastic that I had laying around and cut them to width and length.

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Forgive me if this has been asked/answered before (but I don't think I've seen it mentioned) - there's plenty of discussion about the steering wheel controls as they relate to volume and track/station up/down etc. but has anyone tried using the steering wheel controls that relate to phone call functions? Do they work with the Seicane S6902?

My interest grows...
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I never tried them. I just say "hey google" and tell it what to do for calling.
"Hey google"
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"Call wife"

It dials my wife.
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They work for me. The IBUS was part of the initial install.
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