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Offline money pit

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New style radio
« on: September 20, 2016 - 07:10:43 am »
I would like to install a new radio in my 73 challenger. The radio was missing when I bought the car. Do I need to make a plate to cover the area where the old radio was and cut out an opening for the new unit? Or does anyone know where I can get a kit to install the new radio without making a mounting plate?  Thanks

Offline dfrazz

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Re: New style radio
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2016 - 08:53:46 am »
Places like Car Toys/Best Buy sell radio units with mounting plates.  It is simply a matter of what you want in your radio system, measure and and if there is space then you need a cover.  You can keep it as simple as a radio and speakers, or add subs, amps, etc.  The more you add the more you need to accomidate for the draw of power.

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Re: New style radio
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2016 - 09:00:10 am »
Most any single-din unit will fit.. I'd recommend staying away from motorized opening models
Put mine in from the cutting required
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