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Old 10-14-2010, 04:56 PM
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Default Ipod into Factory stereo

Ok, so I've been through all the write ups:

(Sambuchi.net : Ford Ranger MP3 Radio aux Input MOD)
(Ford Ranger MP3 Radio AUX Input MOD - Hacked Gadgets - DIY Tech Blog)

I plan on doing this modification on Saturday to get my iPod to play through the CD player. A question I had, kinda a general question, Should I solder in a Long Male 3.5mm cable coming out of the dash or solder a female 3.5mm port to sit in the dash?

I figure that it'd be easier to bring a male connector out of the dash to plug into a headphone port since they are most common on all devices...

Input please?
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:03 PM
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dont go through all the trouble get one of these:

http://www.usaspec.com/

you need this one:

http://usaspec.com/vehicle_products.php
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:20 PM
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Default Re: Ipod into Factory stereo

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dont go through all the trouble get one of these:

http://www.usaspec.com/

you need this one:

http://usaspec.com/vehicle_products.php

Is this what you have dixie? and is it just like the fm transmitter type things or what, I couldnt really tell from the link?
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:22 PM
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Default Re: Ipod into Factory stereo

It looks like it hooks into your factory harness or something
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:34 PM
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it does, ive been meaning to get o0ne, but havnt
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Old 10-14-2010, 09:14 PM
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I'm looking like <$20...

Also VVVVV


*Must have DISC button. *Some 02 AM/FM/CD radios that do not control CD changers are not compatible.
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Old 10-15-2010, 01:57 AM
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it does, ive been meaning to get o0ne, but havnt
scott be sure to let me know when you get it. if it does ill b sure to get one beens are trucks are almost exactly the same.
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Old 10-15-2010, 12:18 PM
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Default Re: Ipod into Factory stereo

Female end then get a aux cord would just look better in my opinion
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Old 10-15-2010, 12:23 PM
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i got this and i love it!!! just plug couple things in sotter two things in back and stick the lil plu thing where ever u want it and WAAA LAAWW!! it has great sound and workds great! every now and then a tniy bit of static can be heard but its very light. i recomend it 110% http://www.amazon.com/Scosche-FM-MOD02-Modulator-Satellite-Portable/dp/B001QBG614/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1287170429&sr=8-1 GET IT!! haha
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Old 10-15-2010, 12:47 PM
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Default Re: Ipod into Factory stereo

that looks like a great idea as well.
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Old 10-15-2010, 02:24 PM
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Default Re: Ipod into Factory stereo

I like this idea as well but looking through the reviews, it looks like over time it starts to hum and make white noise. "a rose by any other name is still a rose"... just like a FM modulator is still an FM modulator... it won't ever work perfectly. This looks better as it is wired but the other method I am talking about doing is completely silent by what i make out of it...

We'll see...
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Old 10-15-2010, 05:46 PM
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Default Re: Ipod into Factory stereo

It was completely silent for me after working out the kinks which comes with any installation (at least for me)
Try the Cd mod if it doesn't work you can just rip it out and go with something else
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Old 10-15-2010, 06:40 PM
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Default Re: Ipod into Factory stereo

Probably do this next weekend, after I collect my iron, cable, my cd with blank songs ( thanks recon ) and my Ford forks...
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