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Hey guys, just picked up my R line and loving it so far. I had a Jetta before that I installed the Double Apex Garage Control in. I’ve emailed them to see if they have compatible buttons for the MQB. I don’t think they do. I’ve seen the DIY Homelink mirror, but $250+ isn’t an option for me. Has anyone else figured out a stealthy garage door opener?
 

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So ... what I did was took a standard garage door opener. Removed the hook/clasp for the visor.

After that I put Velcro on the back and placed it INSIDE the side door compartment. My thought is if it didn't work out, I could remove it w/o scaring any noticeable area.

I was very specific on the placement (just below the inside lip) and made sure I could easily reach it. I'll try to u/l a picture later today.

Cheers.
 

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Just save a little and get the home link mirror, I got mine from the dealer for $180. The install is incredibly easy.
 

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So ... what I did was took a standard garage door opener. Removed the hook/clasp for the visor.

After that I put Velcro on the back and placed it INSIDE the side door compartment. My thought is if it didn't work out, I could remove it w/o scaring any noticeable area.

I was very specific on the placement (just below the inside lip) and made sure I could easily reach it. I'll try to u/l a picture later today.

Cheers.
This but attached it to the lid of the armrest console.
 

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Hey guys, just picked up my R line and loving it so far. I had a Jetta before that I installed the Double Apex Garage Control in. I’ve emailed them to see if they have compatible buttons for the MQB. I don’t think they do. I’ve seen the DIY Homelink mirror, but $250+ isn’t an option for me. Has anyone else figured out a stealthy garage door opener?
Didn't your SEL-P rearview mirror come with a build in homelink?
If not, I would get an OEM VW rear view mirror with homelink. It has nice frameless look, homelink and looks like it belongs to the car.

This is the cheapest one:
https://orderparts.maundvw.com/oem-...0aWd1YW4meT0yMDE5JnQ9c2VsJmU9Mi0wbC1sNC1nYXM=


To the most expensive:
https://orderparts.maundvw.com/oem-...9dGlndWFuJnk9MjAxOSZ0PXNlbCZlPTItMGwtbDQtZ2Fz

I believe the difference is manual vs auto dimming.

Our 2019 SEL came equipped with the later one.
 

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Didn't your SEL-P rearview mirror come with a build in homelink?
If not, I would get an OEM VW rear view mirror with homelink. It has nice frameless look, homelink and looks like it belongs to the car.

This is the cheapest one:
https://orderparts.maundvw.com/oem-...0aWd1YW4meT0yMDE5JnQ9c2VsJmU9Mi0wbC1sNC1nYXM=


To the most expensive:
https://orderparts.maundvw.com/oem-...9dGlndWFuJnk9MjAxOSZ0PXNlbCZlPTItMGwtbDQtZ2Fz

I believe the difference is manual vs auto dimming.

Our 2019 SEL came equipped with the later one.
Your SEL had homelink equipped from the factory or the dealer?


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The "Mirror with homelink" is mentioned in the Monroney sticker under 'Packages and Options' therefore I think it was installed either at the port or by the dealer at the time of delivery.
Damn, now I’m all sorts of peanut butter and jelly.

That is the one feature I really wish the vehicle came with.


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Vw parts direct says no to 2020

Would there be a good reason that the Prism Mirror will fit 2019 but not 2020?
ive got no rain sensor or anything but want the homelink.
Prefer the cheaper option that i can install myself.
Thanks in advance!
 
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