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So I was a little bummed I couldn't get wireless charging from the factory (it's the little things), but I did some digging and realized there was still the spot for it under the rubber mat in the front cubby hole. So I took out the blank plastic plate, drilled a 2" hole in it, took apart a wireless charger I had, glued the coil into the hole, put the plastic back in, ran the cord to a back USB to keep inconspicuous, and boom. Wireless charging in 10 minutes!
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Sorry, but couldn't you just have left the cordless charger on top of the factory insert?
 

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Sorry, but couldn't you just have left the cordless charger on top of the factory insert?
That's the dumbest laziest ugliest idea I've ever heard. 10 minutes to make it hidden and look factory too much for you?
 

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If you want to be lazy and have some charger flopping around I guess you could just do that.

You would not want the electronics being constantly rubbed by thr rubber pad that goes on top, plus the rubber mat wouldn't lay flat.

These are $30k+ vehicles...some people are ok with hack jobs or throwing in random accessories that cheapen the look like a 96 civic...that's their prerogative and that's cool.
 

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No need to get upset, it's just opinions. Standard Internet fare. You like your idea, I prefer not to hack into the car, and am fine with a loose charger if so needed. I personally plug my cell in full time.
So you have a random cord into one of the rear plugs running up front? Kind of a hack job, no? :unsure::giggle:
 
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So you have a random cord into one of the rear plugs running up front? Kind of a hack job, no? :unsure::giggle:
Haha I guess for the moment you're correct, It's low in the back seat area and you can't see a cord or anything, but I want to hook it to power from the other side, but not confident enough to take apart the center console just yet... the electrical part I'm cool with.
 

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These are $30k+ vehicles...some people are ok with hack jobs or throwing in random accessories that cheapen the look like a 96 civic...that's their prerogative and that's cool.
At that price, it could have been added as a factory option and not affected the monthly payment much, if any at all. :rolleyes:
 

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At that price, it could have been added as a factory option and not affected the monthly payment much, if any at all. :rolleyes:
There is a factory unit if I recall, even for the 17-19, yes? I do recall seeing people at the dealer parts department asking for the wireless charger.
If so, I'd go that route if a cordless charger was important to me, no doubt. More money, for sure. Worth it, for sure.
 

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Mine's a lease. Pretty sure GM Financial will be upset if I start hacking it up. I just don't see wireless charging being all that important.
 

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Mine's a lease. Pretty sure GM Financial will be upset if I start hacking it up. I just don't see wireless charging being all that important.
Same... neat if it had it, don't care that it doesn't.
 

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There is a factory unit if I recall, even for the 17-19, yes? ...
It was first offered in the 2017 Gen2 (C1XX) Acadia.
 

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Awesome job Matt. Im diggin it. My grandsons give ya 2 thumbs up.
 

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I put in the factory charger and it looks and works great. It is not difficult. Much better than the hacked update deals I have seen.
 
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