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06 Outback radio question..

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#1 subie94


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Posted 21 July 2013 - 04:33 PM

Is it even possible to replace with aftermarket radio ? considering the surrounding panel is also used for HVAC controls..I just wish i could listen to all the music that's on my MP3 in my new Scoob..


If not,guess i'll have to burn a few CDs then..  :huh:

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 05:27 PM

Why don't you use a FM transmitter for your MP3 player to work with the radio?

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 06:56 PM

I found the kit on Crutchfield before.  I haven't used it yet but I have seen a few that had it done and it turned out ok.  

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 08:51 PM

nipper has a thread on this subject, there is a mod that will give you room to put a radio in without trashing your hvac controls.

it does involve cutting the circuit board and doing some fine soldering

#5 subie94


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Posted 22 July 2013 - 04:55 PM

For now i just burnt a few CDs but will probably go the FM transmitter route..wanna keep Silvia as stock as possible anyway..Thanks though.

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 06:18 PM

I have seen replacement surrounds that let you mount DIN radios, they look fine.


If you go FM transmitter, consider using an in-line type. More time to install but better sound quality.


You could also look for someone selling a newer OE radio, they added an aux in maybe in 07?


Lastly, I thought someone had made an adapter that would plug into the SAT or changer input or something to give you an AUX in without hacking wires/etc..

Edited by nickb21, 22 July 2013 - 06:19 PM.

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 06:29 PM

Ah:  http://ae64.com/Lega..._Transplant.htm


Well that's annoying that you can't "easily" add an AUX to 05-06 cars. Hope the info helps, good luck!

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