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Question RAR Radio Conversion/Bezel

Hi All,

I have a 2008 Commander and I want to be able to connect my phone to the radio via Bluetooth for calling and music.

As far as I'm aware, I cannot do this with my current head unit (RAR). I have a REQ radio, but the plugs are different, and I would have to cut my dash to make it fit. (See attached images)

What are my options? Can anyone link me to a bezel that works with my set up, where I can buy a Double DIN, or am I somehow able to connect the REQ radio.

Thanks heaps,
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There is a company in Florida who makes a bezel to fit the double din radios, they also make harness's which will allow the swap. No need to cut anything unless going to navigation, and there is a bezel for that. I'm not real knowldgeable with the RAR, and if it's an 18pin or 22pin
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This is kinda old thread but check if those companies still make bezel for 2008 and up.

https://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/...commander.html
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Coastaltech Mygig adapter is the easiest way to go.

http://www.coastaletech.com/MYGIG.htm

You can pick any RER/RHR radio and plug right in. The RHR has TOM TOM maps and looks nicer, but I have the RER with NAVTEQ and it looks just fine really.

I just checked eBay and you can find either radio for about $400 now. Bezels are on eBay also, $20 for unpainted black.


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