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head unit questions

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by D Train, May 10, 2011.

  1. May 10, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    D Train

    D Train [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am sure it's all been posted before but I didnt find anything.

    I am looking into possibly replacing my stock head unit with a double din dvd/nav unit. any suggestions as to which one to buy? I am worried about a few things.

    1. I would like to continue to have the use of my rearview cam on the mirror or unit. Is there extra parts involved?

    2. I dont want to lose the function of my steering wheel controls

    3. whats the market like for my exsisting xm tuner and and fit kit?

    Thanks in advance fellas
     
  2. May 10, 2011 at 4:16 PM
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    JHAirForce05

    JHAirForce05 I'm kinda a big deal

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    I have a kenwood dvd/nav unit. It also has bluetooth. It also has the rearview cam on the unit and the mirrow. I lost the funcion of the steering wheel but i think they make something where it would work. Not sure about xm tuner. Dont have one
     
  3. May 10, 2011 at 4:26 PM
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    Nick54

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    How did you get the rear view to the head unit? same or second camera? How is it wired?
     
  4. May 10, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    meirvin

    meirvin Today was a good day, I didn't have to use my AK

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    they splice into the feed
     
  5. May 15, 2011 at 10:00 PM
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    Slesse

    Slesse Tacoma level 27

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    Check out the Rosen units, looks like tacoma is coming out soon. I think I'm going to have to get one. I think they maintain all functionality of stock parts and looks like stock. Very nice looking units
     
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