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Thinking about a new headunit...

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by MotoXFreeStyle61, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. Jun 8, 2007 at 9:17 PM
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    MotoXFreeStyle61

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  2. Jun 9, 2007 at 9:04 AM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    one thing i would look at is if they can be bypassed to where you can watch dvd's while driving.
     
  3. Jun 9, 2007 at 8:31 PM
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    how would i know if i can get past that? I thought you could just ground the parking wires and all that, no matter what DVD/Nav system you put in...But i'm new at the dvd/nav systems.;)
     
  4. Jun 9, 2007 at 8:39 PM
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    wat?
    i know that the new pioneer n3 systems have to essentially voided of warranty to flip a switch on the board and if you have an n1-n2 (ie. me), you have to solder some contacts on the board if you upgrade the software to the new stuff. i'd look for some forums for the head unit that u want and see whats up w/ them. i have the old software on my n1 and all i had to do, like u said, was ground out the parking brake wire

    EDIT: i know pb2...max something...lol..no offense...has a double din eclipse h u. pioneer makes a few of them. i'm pretty sure they are the z1/2 series. this forum here has a lot of pioneer know-how on things and have a buy/sell section, but u have to be registered...no cost or anything...

    http://www.avic411.com/forum/
     
  5. Jun 10, 2007 at 7:35 AM
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    Very nice, i'll take it into consideration. I've always liked the pioneers, but just seemed to be a little on the expensive side. Thanks for the help.:)
     
  6. Jun 10, 2007 at 9:11 AM
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    wat?
    i was lucky and bought mine from a guy i worked w/ for $400. he only had it for 6 months, but wanted a better ipod interface. he even drove an hour to my house and helped me install it.
     
  7. Jun 10, 2007 at 11:19 AM
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    are you serious? you lucky son of a gun:rolleyes:
     
  8. Jun 10, 2007 at 11:38 AM
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    wat?
  9. Jun 10, 2007 at 12:20 PM
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    Thanks for the help. I think i want to go with the double DIN. It looks cleaner IMO.
     
  10. Jun 10, 2007 at 12:37 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    yeah...some people like the double. another friend of mine has a double kenwood. i like my single b/c it retracts and if anyone was looking to steal radios, it looks just like a normal head unit when it closes in
     
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