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Old 10-31-2010, 10:03 AM
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Default factory stereo/iphone question

i was wanting to put a newer factory stereo in and hook up a line in for iphone to charge and play. didn't want to buy aftermarket stereo for fear of break in. am i insane for this idea and should i go aftermarket? i love the direct line for iphone so i don't get static.
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Old 10-31-2010, 10:55 AM
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Default Re: factory stereo/iphone question

I believe you'll need at least some aftermarket parts as if I recall correctly the newest factory stereos simply have an aux input, which wouldn't charge your ipod.
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Old 10-31-2010, 12:50 PM
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Default Re: factory stereo/iphone question

i could deal with it not charging. does the newer radios have aux input in the front of the radio or the back.i'm researching now what to use to hook up to factory radio and iphone.Thanks.
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Old 11-07-2010, 12:53 PM
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Default Re: factory stereo/iphone question

I have a kenwood KDC-X993.... You can take the face plate off to deter theft....I have had mine a year and no attempts at all. It has a USB port that comes out the back to hook the white iPod/iPhone cord into and it will play through it also. It also bluetooths your calls and has a mic so you never have to take your hands off the wheel if someone calls you. It also has customizable colors. Since my truck is yellow I set mine to yellow. If you have Amy other questions about it feel free to ask me.
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Old 11-07-2010, 01:10 PM
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I would go aftermarket. My alpines face plate comes right off to keep from theft. My alpine also has a usb hookup to charge and play my ipod and it also works for iphone (trust me I tried it). You can get a better radio for the same price if you go aftermarket. I would get an alpine or pioneer.
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Old 11-07-2010, 01:45 PM
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My kenwood is awsome!!!! And didn't cost all that much...like 200
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Old 11-07-2010, 01:58 PM
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My kenwood is awsome!!!! And didn't cost all that much...like 200
Not bad. Kenwoods are good radios. I like what you did with the plastic piece around your radio and a/c controls.
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Old 11-07-2010, 02:13 PM
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Not bad. Kenwoods are good radios. I like what you did with the plastic piece around your radio and a/c controls.
It was like that when I bought it but I'm gonna end up redoing it because the guy who did it did a crappy job
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