RE: [DML] Re: Replacing Radio - how it's done?
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RE: [DML] Re: Replacing Radio - how it's done?



Check out crutchfield.com for a couple ideas.  Although a little pricey,
they have "Retro" radios that have adjustable width DIN knobs and some old
style cassette radios's.
 
Here's a quick search that came up with a radio that has an MP3 player
(iPod) jack built in.  
 
http://www.crutchfield.com/p_068RC900C/RetroSound-Classic-Model-RC-900C.html
?c=3
<http://www.crutchfield.com/p_068RC900C/RetroSound-Classic-Model-RC-900C.htm
l?c=3&tp=5684&avf=N> &tp=5684&avf=N
 
Just a thought..
 
Doogie
 
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
soma576
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2010 7:41 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] Re: Replacing Radio - how it's done?
 
  
David,

I'm not sure if you can find radios that fit the original space anymore, but
you can definitely buy a single-DIN size replacement console bracket from
the major vendors. They might also have a radio harness adaptor that plugs
into the original harness, then you crimp the wires from your new radio to
the wires hanging off of the harness. There is still a lot of crimping
involved but at least you don't have to hack up your original harness.

I did this quite a while back - if you have any more detailed questions just
shoot me an email, I can probably help.

Andy

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com> ,
"daviddelorean" <daviddelorean@...> wrote:
>
> I want to replace the original radio in my DMC but I don't know how to do
it. How do I buy a radio that actually fits and has the same connectors? My
original doesn't work the screen is smashed and it sucks not having a radio
in the car. I just have no idea how to find a radio that will fit and then
get hooked into the wire harness back there.
>



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