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My Brat's new radio console...


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#1 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 03:28 AM

I just whipped this up, looked at it, and saw how really cool it is! Figured it might inspire someone else....

What do you guys think of it?

http://usmb.net/gall...ctures/IMG_0508

It's made from an '80 radio console, a loyale deck, and a kenwood trim ring (got that at a local stereo shop for free, since I bought some speaks, he just threw it in).

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#2 gravelRX

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 05:32 AM

My favorite. Doesn't look like it's been cobbled together.

good job.



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#3 JonOfScio

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 07:28 AM

oh, come on man. Throw a REAL stereo in there. ;)

#4 SubaRube

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 09:45 AM

That's a nice job. Looks like an actual upgrade from SOA. I'm going to do something similar with my GL soon.
Hope I can get mine to look that good. No HACK jobs for me.:D

#5 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 11:00 AM

Well - I may put a "real" deck in some day - just don't have the fundage right now. I was going to, but then I found this, and thought - what the heck, might as well. Got it in a $25 wheelbarrow load of parts from a JY, so it probably cost me $2 or something. Works good, and a heck of a lot easier to tune than that silly stock radio that came in them. Analog tuning is just plain dangerous at 85 MPH (yes - the Brat will do do 85 - that's cruising. It will do 95 if you want, but that's ticket space :brow: )

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 11:17 AM

That's how it should be done.

Someone InScabulated (similar to installed) mine with large power tools.:boohoo:

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 10:23 PM

Got a speaker to replace my blown passenger dash one with??? :D Only being able to have the radio at 25% of its max volume or so makes for a boring drive in the Brat :(

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 11:24 PM

nice stereo or not, its still a nice job on puttin it in. Maybe if I feel so inclinded I'll post a pic of my stereo in my wagon. I did a nice job it almost looks stock:brow:

#9 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 20 September 2003 - 12:34 AM

Actually, Flo - I do. I replaced mine with a 4x6" Blaupunkt. But I had to buy a set of the silly things, and only needed one. I can show you exactly how to install it too, since I already went through that. Give me $20 and it's yours. I paid $50 for the set, so I think that's probably a fair price. And you get to see how I installed mine as well. Wasn't hard, but had to do some dremel work to the speaker, and it's spacer gizmo.

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Posted 20 September 2003 - 04:12 AM

If my speaker is indeed blown, and it sure sounds like it... I'll take it even though I am broke. I can cash in my change jar or something :D




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