Author Topic: 2019 Android Auto/Apple Car Play retrofit  (Read 1738 times)

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Offline mikecousins

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2019 Android Auto/Apple Car Play retrofit
« on: June 10, 2018, 01:57:47 PM »
With the new 2019 WRX/STI coming with Android Auto/Apple Car Play, any idea if this will be installable in a 2015+ or 2018+ WRX/STI? Also if we have the HK system think it will play well with that?

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Re: 2019 Android Auto/Apple Car Play retrofit
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2018, 11:18:19 AM »
If they have the same dash as the rest of the va models than it might be just as easy as swapping the head unit. No way to find out until someone tries it I guess.

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Re: 2019 Android Auto/Apple Car Play retrofit
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2018, 11:57:09 AM »
I have been researching this so much since the Carplay was introduced for the 2019. I am looking to swap into my 2018. So far the part number is able to be ordered. I bit pricey around $2200+, but from what I can tell so far it should work. Especially considering that a dealership in New Jersey is doing retro fits for carplay into previous models:

https://www.ramseysubaru.net/apple-carplay.htm

Other forums I have read the majority are saying theres no reason why it shouldn't and its not a firmware update at all cause it's a whole new system. Not the Clarion.


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Re: 2019 Android Auto/Apple Car Play retrofit
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2018, 03:41:29 PM »
Android auto/ Apple carplay is useless, not supporting all apps, lots of restrictions...

Best option is Pionner app radio 3 or 4 + Android phone + ARUnchained...
Or aftermarket android HU

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Re: 2019 Android Auto/Apple Car Play retrofit
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2018, 04:12:58 PM »
I enjoyed my Android headunit but it seemed like it operated better on its own. I would have enjoyed it a bit more if it integrated it a bit better with my phone (like text messaging, ect.)
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