Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 01:47:55 GMT
From: Joe User <Joenopsam.nut>
Subject: Re: Relocating the radio


Paul Halliday wrote, On 7/13/2003 5:49 PM: > in article 80jQa.397412$VP.62095812nopsamter.neo.rr.com, Joe User at > Joenopsam.nut wrote on 13/07/2003 21:09: > > >>pmg wrote, On 7/12/2003 8:05 PM: >> >> >>>I have a 1995 9000 Aero auto. I was wondering if it was possible to relocate >>>the radio from the normal spot to the slot above it, where there is a sort >>>of felt lined plastic pocket. My new radio is one of the type that has an >>>opening face and it fowls the auto gear shift when it's in park. The plastic >>>pocket above the radio will come out and it looks like a conventional radio >>>sized slot. >>> >>>Pete >>> >>> >> >>I've got kind of the opposite problem. My '90 Saab 900 has the radio up >>top and it gets horribly hot in the summer (even with a sun shield) and >>I'm sure it's contributed to the early demize of my new CD player. Now, >>there's a felt-type open tray below that I'd like to put the new CD >>player in. Anyone know if it'll fit? (I'm sure I'll have to lengthen >>the harness)... > > > It will - that's where mine is. The harness can be lengthened by simply > cutting the multi-plug at the back of the head unit and splicing longer > wires in. The wires will all drop down the passenger side of the centre of > the dash. You might take the opportunity to fit some inline fuses as well > and get you mobile phone wired in. Use 5 amp connectors for the splicing. > > If you're a "sporty" driver, locating the head unit down to the lower DIN > slot means you can operate it without taking your hand off the gear stick. > > With the top DIN slot now empty, find yourself some nice gauges or a coffee > cup holder. A hunt round the scrap yards will glean some interesting things > to do with your empty DIN slot :) > > Paul > > 1989 900 Turbo S > http://saab.go.dyndns.org/ > Thanks... that'll be my weekend project..... -- -JoE "Life. Don't talk to me about Life..."

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