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Offline GoodysGotaCuda

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What are my 8-Track options?
« on: September 18, 2016 - 07:25:26 PM »
My Wife is making an 8-track player a requirement for the Barracuda. She drove a '79 Li'l Red Express throughout High School and wants the 8-track capability in the Barracuda.

What are my options? It seems like if I can even find an E-body 8-track radio in working condition, it is $500-$1,000. Were there any dealer "era correct" console 8-track options or the like available for these cars I could try to find? Any other Mopar models interchange with the Ebody dash?
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Re: What are my 8-Track options?
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2016 - 07:48:05 PM »
The 70's "Standard of Stereo Excellence"... Even has the mandatory slide mount...
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Re: What are my 8-Track options?
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2016 - 07:51:25 PM »
The 70's "Standard of Stereo Excellence"... Even has the mandatory slide mount...

Yup!

This was the one to have back then.

First time I saw it was in 75'.
My friends and I were drooling in my his car right after he installed it.

Mike, Fremont, CA.



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Re: What are my 8-Track options?
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2016 - 09:31:26 PM »
The 70's "Standard of Stereo Excellence"... Even has the mandatory slide mount...

Where were those typically stuck?

Sorry, well before my time.  :icon16:
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Re: What are my 8-Track options?
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2016 - 10:46:56 PM »
Where were those typically stuck?

Sorry, well before my time.  :icon16:


Mounted under the dash.....

Other good decks from the time  Muntz  & Craig Power Play...   

Heres a clean Craig near by you, it's missing the harness but looks amazingly clean..... 
 http://www.ebay.com/itm/CRAIG-3123-Floor-Mounted-Solid-State-Stereo-8-Track-Player-No-Power-Supply-/272380787958?hash=item3f6b28fcf6:g:dEYAAOSwnNBXV1bm
JS27N0B 70 Challenger R/T Convertible  FJ5 Sublime, Show Poodle w/75,000 miles since resto
WS27L8G 68 Coronet R/T Convertible  PP1 Bright Red, Project
RM21H9E 69 Road Runner Coupe R4 Performance Red, Sold...
5H21C  65 Falcon 2 dr Wagon... Dog Hauler...

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Re: What are my 8-Track options?
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2017 - 09:16:13 AM »
My Wife is making an 8-track player a requirement for the Barracuda. She drove a '79 Li'l Red Express throughout High School and wants the 8-track capability in the Barracuda.

What are my options? It seems like if I can even find an E-body 8-track radio in working condition, it is $500-$1,000. Were there any dealer "era correct" console 8-track options or the like available for these cars I could try to find? Any other Mopar models interchange with the Ebody dash?

Did you figure this out yet?  I am currently working on 8-Track conversions... also see Barry's 8-Track

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Re: What are my 8-Track options?
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2017 - 06:22:20 PM »
Did you figure this out yet?  I am currently working on 8-Track conversions... also see Barry's 8-Track

I will be buying the Vintage Auto Radio. For an 8-track, we bought one for our Warlock, much cheaper/easier to obtain.
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Re: What are my 8-Track options?
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2017 - 09:43:11 PM »
Cool!  I hope it works out.  How long was the lead time?  I am currently thinking about being a dealer for AAR, but the lead time is so long.  Keep us posted!

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Re: What are my 8-Track options?
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2017 - 10:14:04 PM »
Cool!  I hope it works out.  How long was the lead time?  I am currently thinking about being a dealer for AAR, but the lead time is so long.  Keep us posted!

Haven't bought yet but I think it's around 3 months!


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