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Old 12-24-2012, 03:22 PM
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Actually I found a way of installing an aux input without any adapter electronic gadgets or bypassing a cd player or cassette player.
Notice there is no cd player in the pictures. Just cut the connection between the radio and the main board and solder in the aux jack.
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:24 PM
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If you have the cassette radio, all connections are made on the bottom.
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:47 PM
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If you have the cassette radio, all connections are made on the bottom.
I have the same radio and I want to add aux, but I can't go anywhere with just these pictures. Can you please post instructions?
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:12 PM
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Ok, I will try to explain the process.
Go to Radio Shack. You will need a stereo jack part # 274-0246 and a piece of cat 5 cable. (length depending on where you are going to mount the jack, on the face is a royal pain, the only place is above the #2 button with some precision drilling and cutting)

Pic #1 solder the aux jack as follows, Green= ground left aux out= brown left aux in= white w/brown stripe right aux out= orange right aux in= white w/orange stripe.

Pic #2 take the bottom off the radio, locate the 8 pin connector, upper left side (front of radio towards you)

Pic #3 Break the connection from the 8 pin connector on pins 6 and 7 (between the pins and resistors) with a very small screwdriver.

Pic #4 solder wires from aux jack as shown (be careful with the heat so as not to disturb the resistors)

Pic #5 plug and play,,,
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:24 PM
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I found another type of Ford CD radio in my collection.
If you have the same radio as pic #1, The procedure is still the same, only a different radio section and main board.

Pic #2 shows the radio section in the back ground and 6 connection points to the left of the antenna connector. You will want pins #1 & 2
(from left to right) Break the hairline circuits just before the resistors.-
Solder the radio outputs to your aux jack terminals 3 and 4 (Radio Shack part # 274-0246) Solder your aux jack from terminals 2 and 5 to the resistors closest to the radio section. Pick up and good ground (terminal 1) anywhere you find convenient.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:26 PM
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I knew there was a way i like this way better than the way i found
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Old 01-01-2013, 10:00 AM
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Ok, I will try to explain the process.
Go to Radio Shack. You will need a stereo jack part # 274-0246 and a piece of cat 5 cable. (length depending on where you are going to mount the jack, on the face is a royal pain, the only place is above the #2 button with some precision drilling and cutting)

Pic #1 solder the aux jack as follows, Green= ground left aux out= brown left aux in= white w/brown stripe right aux out= orange right aux in= white w/orange stripe.

Pic #2 take the bottom off the radio, locate the 8 pin connector, upper left side (front of radio towards you)

Pic #3 Break the connection from the 8 pin connector on pins 6 and 7 (between the pins and resistors) with a very small screwdriver.

Pic #4 solder wires from aux jack as shown (be careful with the heat so as not to disturb the resistors)

Pic #5 plug and play,,,
I'm going to get my dad and uncle to help me with this because they are good with electronics. After I do this when I want to use the aux, I just plug an aux in right? Or do I need to install a switch somewhere? Also I noticed that my radio has an auto set that the radio shown does not have, will this still work with mine?
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:08 PM
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Nothing else will be needed or switched on or off. The jack will be breaking the L&R signal from the radio before it goes to the amp section.
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:13 PM
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Just get an Itrip, it plugs into ur iPod and broadcasts ur music over whatever radio station u choose.

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http://www.amazon.com/Griffin-iTrip-Transmitter-iPod-iPhone/dp/B003TFDUKK/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1357085532&sr=8-4&keywords=fm+transmitter+itrip
this is a nicer one, I'm sure you can find one cheaper.
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:29 AM
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Put in a new headunit. They look better and are extremely better quality than the stock Ford.
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