OK you clowns, I haven't posted here in awhile and I see you're trying to figure this out. So here you go. This is the best method to modify your factory Delco radio for use with a iPod or MP3 player. This is the same kit I used to sell on Ebay. You are about to see whats behind the curtain in the Land of Oz. CLICK HERE! I'll keep an eye on this thread to help anyone if they have questions.
And I do still have the VR. Its still just the way it was with the exception of tinted windows and a remote cooling fan switch. And it now has about 35K on it. We have a Jetta Sportwagon TDI now and its much more fun to drive, so the VR pretty much sits waiting for the occasional weekend drive.