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Old 10-20-2003, 19:36   #1 (permalink)
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MP3 HU in AUII

I recently got to thinking that Id like to upgrade the single disc CD in the XR6 to maybe the premium option with 6 disc in-dash stacker but Ive heard that there can be a few issues with the units and the cost might not justify it.

Then I thought about an MP3 HU but there are a few issues with that as well. Firstly Im not to worried about the remote buttons on the wheel working or not (I hear you can get that wired up anyway for the right $$), then theres the issue of going from a double DIN to a single and putting the filler in the bottom (or top) section thats not used by the HU ( I could go for a Double DIN but that blows out the cost significantly and I dont really want a tape player as well...

So my questions are who has put an MP3 head unit in their car? What brand (Ive looked at Kenwood, JVC and Pioneer)? How Much? What does it look like and most importantly what does it sound like??

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Re: MP3 HU in AUII

I had a Pioneer one (DEH-5550-MP) in my EF. Sound and featrues are great etc, but doesn't really help you with fitting in an AU. I have removed it from the EF as I am selling the EF.

BUT, I could be tempted to part with it if you are interested (New they are $599, I paid $470 odd, you could have it for around $350). I have the original box instruction manuals, remote and receipts (just prove it's not hot). Anyway, the offer's there, the rest is up to you.

A link to the Pioneer site is below:
http://www.pioneeraus.com.au/car/cat...h_p5550mp.html
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Does the EF have a double or single DIN??? Any Pics of it in the car?
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It's single DIN. Picture is below:

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Anyone one know the part number for the blank you can get to put in the bottom half of the Double din when you fit a single din unit to an AUII?? Price?
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