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Old 10-20-2010, 05:33 PM
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Default Factory stereo replacement?

New to the site. Still not sure how to move around within the forum. I have a new 2010 Ranger and looking to replace the factory sound system. I replaced the 4 factory speakers with kicker. Now looking to replace the factory stereo. Anyone got any idea what works well and if a sub woofer is neccessary?
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:05 PM
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Welcome to the site. If you want a stereo you first need to decide if you want a subwoofer or not. If you don't just go ahead and buy a 2 audio output headunit. If you want subs, get a 3 audio output. I recommend the 3. In my opinion Alpine is the way to go.
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:00 AM
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ya i agree my alpine runs like a champ and it has really good options for eq-ing and stuff
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:15 AM
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id get a double din touchscreen/nav unit like a pioneer avic or something
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:24 AM
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id get a double din touchscreen/nav unit like a pioneer avic or something
^^^ Definately agrree. I have an Pioneer AVIC-F700BT in my truck it is great. They can be rather pricey tho. My brother used to work at best buy so I got a $1000 head unit for around $150.
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:26 AM
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Check them out here.
http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/
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Old 10-22-2010, 02:29 PM
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Subwoofer is dependent on the music you like, if you listen to Andrea Bochelli, Seal, and Elton John chances are a sub is just going to be a waste of money, but say you are listening to dubstep and really bass filled rap and hip hop well then you sir should get a sub.
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Old 10-26-2010, 12:24 PM
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Can you place a 2006 stock stereo into a 98-01 model?
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Old 10-26-2010, 02:18 PM
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have AVIC-D3...paid $600 three years ago for it. They're prolly cheaper now on a clearance shelf somewhere. check ebay and amazon. The AVICs support GPS, DVD, iPod, XM/Sirius, CD, Bluetooth, HD radio, AM/FM, rear camera video, maybe a few more things...

As long as the 98-01 is a double DIN I don't see why not. I had a 2002 factory stereo in my 2004 before i put the AVIC in. Still have the 2002 headunit.
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Old 10-26-2010, 02:25 PM
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Can you place a 2006 stock stereo into a 98-01 model?
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