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Old 07-02-2016, 05:40 PM
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Question Radio (Music) Whatz-what...

I haven’t even looked at Automotive ‘stereo’ set ups in something like 25 years.
I’ve been told I need to update my DD to having a radio that actually works.
I think I would be satisfied with the OEM 94 Ford unit with OE-level replacement speakers in the doors and in the back.
I am told that as long as I have to replace the failed system I may as well upgrade “a little”.
She will crank it; I'll may have it on 25% of the time for the news.

Better then factory (a little).
Basic system, bolt/screws in like OE.
No amp, no boxes, but I am told I need a USB...

What do I look for?


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Old 07-02-2016, 07:41 PM
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I just bought the generic Pioneer kit at Walmart, AM/FM, CD player, bluetooth and speakers. Cheap. It works great.
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Old 07-02-2016, 10:28 PM
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I just bought the generic Pioneer kit at Walmart, AM/FM, CD player, bluetooth and speakers. Cheap. It works great.
That is just way to easy
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Old 07-04-2016, 10:18 PM
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I recently bought a radio for my 91 trail Explorer. I purchased the radio from Crutchfield.com and it was my first time using them. I would highly suggest them, they made it easy and cheap with their instructions and including the wiring and mounting kit. Enter the vehicle info and they show what fits. I went for one of their cheapest radios and even got it open-box for a discount. I went with one that had an aux input, USB input and it had a SD card slot which I loaded all my mp3s to it to get away from radio commercials and to play what I want. I think it has Bluetooth too but I never use that feature, at least yet. All for around $60. As for speakers, I don't know - I've always stuck with my OEM ones.

If you want to hook a smartphone to it then USB is good to have otherwise I don't think it is needed. I would look for some sort of auxiliary input either a headphone style jack or SD card slot.
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+1 on Crutchfield. Used them to get a dash unit to fit into my 06 Expedition.
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