Hi PV-EV,It’s pretty easy to open things up around the E brake and disconnect the 30 pin connector which is a USB on the other end. Replace it with any common USB to lightning connector like what came with your phone. There are only a couple screws IIRC.
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This should help (photos and instructions included).
What you need: -allen bits - USB stick - 15 minutes of your time Step 1: Confirm you have this iPhone dock. Pull the parking brake up to create some space to work in. Step 2: Remove the rubber part to expose the allen bolt. Step 3: Remove the allen bolt and pull the plastic part up. This...teslamotorsclub.com