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Radio Installation for 2001 Chevrolet 1500?

December 19th, 2010 · No Comments

How would I go about removing an old radio and installing a new one in a 2001 Chevy 1500 pickup?
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2004 chevrolet impala ls aftermarket radio installation?

December 19th, 2010 · No Comments

i was about to put a new pioneer radio in my car when i took the dash out and the stock radio instead of there being the one plug for the wire harness there was an addition black one…i dont know what the additional harness is for….can anyone help me with this?
is there a special harness i have to buy to plug in both cables or is there a way to work around it….without plugging in both of them the radio does not work.
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- not sure for your exact car, a friend of mine has a 04 grand prix i think it is, had to buy some special harness to place the stock head unit in the trunk. the computer for the car is ran thru the head unit so it had to be there.. so it got stuffed in the trunk. they made a kid specially for it, i dont have links or anything but if it was that was for his it could be that way for yours, look into it and good luck

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1995-1999 Ford Contour Radio Installation

August 4th, 2010 · No Comments

STEP 1: The Ford radio is snapped into the vehicles dash. With the proper tool, known as Ford radio removal keys, the Ford radio can be pulled forward out of the dash. A clothes hanger can be used instead of actual Ford radio removal keys. Cut the clothes hanger and bend 2 pieces in a ‘U’ shape. For more information on how to remove the radio, see the diagram below.
STEP 2: Pull the radio from the dash. Unplug the antenna cable from the rear of the radio. Unplug the 2 wire harness connectors from the rear of the radio. (This vehicle may have a Ford amplifier in the vehicle. This is the step you will be able to tell.)
Removing Ford Radios Using “U” Shaped Removal Keys
Insert the “U” shaped keys into the holes as shown in the diagram. Coat hangers can be cut and bent into shape for a quick, cheap replacement or alternative when Ford keys are not available. In order for the radio to be removed, clips attached to the side of the radio must be moved inward so the radio can slide out of the dash. Insert the keys and push each key out, away from the radio. The ends of the keys will press into the clips. While pushing the keys outward, pull and the radio should slide forward out of the dash.
Wiring The New Radio
Move to: Wire New Radio Section Your Ford may have the Ford Premium Sound System installed in it from the factory. This means the speakers in the vehicle are actually powered by a hidden Ford amplifier instead of the amplifier inside the radio (the amp is located away from the radios dash location). The “Wire New Radio” section will detail wiring for both the standard Ford radio and the wiring for Premium Sound System radio. The only way to tell the difference between a standard Ford radio and the Ford Premium Sound System is to pull the radio and look at the wire harness connectors plugged into the rear of the Ford factory radio. You will be able to see the 2 different sets of wire harnesses in the “Wire New Radio” section.

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iPAC-BMW Installation

July 24th, 2010 · No Comments

The iPAC-BMW interface will connect the listed 1996-2006 BMW / Mini vehicles to your iPod®. Connecting the iPAC-BMW to your pre-wired CD changer location or in place of the factory CD changer will allow limited control of your iPod® from the radio and steer- ing wheel switches (if equipped), iPod® charging and a direct audio connection to the radio.
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Aux2Car Interface Instruction Manual

July 24th, 2010 · No Comments

This interface will allow you
to connect a line level audio input to you vehicle’s factory radio without the
use of a noisy RF modulator. The Aux2Car interface is the best way to add
mobile video, satellite radio, MP3 players or other hand held media devices to
your factory radio.
Installation Preparation
This chapter provides information required for the installation of the Aux2Car adaptor, it must be read by all users. Since the Aux2Car will work in many different vehicles the following steps must be taken to ensure that it is set up correctly for the vehicle it is being installed in. Before Installation To prevent damage to your vehicle and the interface, take the following precautions.
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GM Radio Replacement Interface for GMLAN Vehicles Without OnStarо

October 8th, 2009 · No Comments

The GMCOL29 allows aftermarket radio installation without retention of the factory radio. The interface replicates all factory warning chimes, audible turn signal indicators and provides a data bus generated 12 volt accessory output that acts just as GM’s R.A.P. (Retained Accessory Power) system did prior to radio removal. R.A.P. keeps the radio powered after the key is off, until the driver door is opened or a 10 minute timer ends, whichever comes first. The GMCOL29 also provides a SWC (Steering Wheel Control) output wire at the interface. By using this interface, the Parking Assist System will receive a “healthy” system status and the Rear Seat Audio controls will also be available for use (if equipped).
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Why Use Radio Installation Kits

September 9th, 2008 · No Comments

In the simplest explanation, the auto makers factory radio is different in size and/or shape than a new replacement radio. An installation kit, also called an indash stereo installation kit, allows a new replacement radio to be mounted into the opening where the auto makers factory radio was installed.
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Purchasing A Vehicle With Or Without A Radio

September 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Whether you buy a new vehicle with or without a stereo installed from the factory, you need to know what it is going to take if you buy a vehicle without a radio and plan on installing a radio yourself or plan on having one professionally installed.
The radios installed from the factory are expensive. But what is the real cost, or more specifically what really goes into installing a new radio in a vehicle that did not have a radio installed from the factory?
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