Bluetooth module for factory 07 wrx radio

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  1. euro
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    Does anyone know if a factory or plug and play bluetooth module exists for 02-07 wrx headunits? I'm still resisting installing a bluetooth headless unit in my car.
     
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    You might be able to daisy chain something together. My 05 Outback had a 3.5mm AUX adapter in it. They do make bluetooth adapters that go to 3.5mm. So if you have the AUX kit for that unit that could be an option. A google search of that 02-07 headunit looks different from the one in my Outback XT so a wired AUX may not even be an option.
     
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    I do have an aux port where the ashtray would have been but i was hoping to avoid having to buy one of those style of receivers since my son likes to touch everything in my car and almost broke off the wiper stock
     
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    My buddy has a Bluetooth tape deck adapter he got on Amazon. I died laughing when he showed me but it actually works pretty decent... Haha.
     
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    I remember the old tape deck adapter for the compact disc player, those were the days!:uhhuh:
     
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    I have used yatour units on both of our McIntosh-equipped Subarus, plugs in place of the CD changer plug on the back of the head unit. Adds aux, USB, memory card (SD?), and on some models, bluetooth.

    And on a couple vehicles where that wasn't an option, I used an iSimple bypass modulator to add an auxiliary. This plugs inline with the factory antenna, you tune the radio to one of a couple stations, but it actually disconnects the antenna when activated for much better sound quality then the wireless modulators. I know they offer a bluetooth version, as well. I'm planning to get one for our Odyssey.
     
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    This is an interesting thread. I do like having Android Auto but if I knew beforehand I could skrt around the problem by adding in aux/BT to my FXT I probably would have done that instead. I miss the factory sub.