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Add XM to a 2005 Outback?
Posted 04 July 2004 - 09:21 AM
Posted 04 July 2004 - 06:21 PM
Posted 04 July 2004 - 06:43 PM
Is there an XM unit that can be wired into the factory unit, rather than replacing the factory unit?
They have aftermarket headunits with the XM capability built in...that'd be the easyest and would look the neatest.
Posted 04 July 2004 - 07:30 PM
Posted 05 July 2004 - 08:25 AM
I bought a Kenwood head unit since my car came with the OEM tape deck upon purchase and I really needed a CD player. It is Sirius-ready and plays MP3's. The head unit was about $180 and with a promotion they had (and I believe still have) a satellite tuner came free with the purchase of the head unit and antenna. I figured why not? The antenna was $50 and I figured if I didn't like it all I had to lose was a month's service fee and I could sell the tuner and antenna on eBay to regain the $50, keeping the head unit. Essentially a risk-free trial. I think I've used the CD player a dozen times in the past 8 months since I got satellite.
I don't know if there are any comparable deals with XM. I also have an external unit, similar to a roady, that I listen to at work. I have thought about using it in the car as well (since each tuner has a monthly fee) but I don't think I could stand the clutter. The integrated head unit makes controls easier, stands out less, and leaves me more room in my console. Just my $.02 ramble...
Posted 28 January 2006 - 09:14 PM
Posted 29 June 2008 - 09:36 PM
[quote name='xdeadhead']im "in the same boat" but im going to use the JL cleansweep option which i think works best for my needs.
Posted 29 June 2008 - 10:09 PM
I believe SOA came out with a new design faceplate for the 2005 that might make swapping doable but I don't know the cost. Check with a Subie parts dealer for availability.
Our 2008 OB has an aux jack in the center console and an aux setting on the head unit as well as 12v outlet in center console so the likes of Mr. Shiny IPod stays out of sight.
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