I want to make my RVR as neat as possible regarding to cables and wiring. This was done so that I could retrofit the USB from the aftermarket radio to where the factory was. Loose cables from my glovebox really gets into me. :rolleyes: Im gonna try to explain it as clear as I can since English is not my mother tongue, So bare with me guys.
Tools needed: USB Cable, Phillips head screwdriver, Wire Stripper. Soldering Iron, Electrical Tape and Prying tool.So this is my first DIY and I hoping to contribute to the OS community and thanks to cadilak78 for the tips how to removed the centerpiece trim.1st
: Remove the trim. Just follow this thread.DIY: Interior Trim Vinyl Wrap 2nd
: Once the trim piece is removed, There's another trim that needs to be remove to locate the connections of the USB,12V and the AUX Inputs in the armrest box. There's 4 screws that needs to remove. (Sorry I forgot to take a picture. Just use the image above)3rd
: Once all the trims removed, You can see the connections are all exposed. Remove this connector that connects to factory USB4th
: I know its bad to cut the original wiring but since I want everything wiring to be neat and I know its not gonna ruin any major connection I cut this wire that connects to the factory USB. Here's what inside the factory connector.5th
: Cut the Male USB cable and here's what inside.6th
: Connect the two cables together and here what your wiring should look like.7th
: Secure all connections and solder it together. I ran out of heat shrink so I used electrical tape on each wire connection and taped it again altogether.8th
: Connect the two USB and and start hiding the cable. I start mine from here all the way to the center.9th
: Reconnect this connector. (forgot to take pictures again)10th
: Start putting the trim pieces back together and Enjoy.I hope this helps! If you have any questions feel free to ask. I'll help out any way I can.