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Old 05-04-2011, 12:28 PM
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Unhappy Head unit install trouble....

First time dealing with installing anything related to a stereo. I hate electrical.

I recently bought a Pioneer DEH 1300MP head unit and a mount kit. Now im coming to a snag.

I cannot find out how to connect the wires for sound and power.

The stock radio wire harness is there and so is the Antenna cable.

what do i need to do to get this thing hooked up?


In the mount already. waiting for wiring.






I need professional help. ):
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:31 PM
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You need to buy the smart cable from walmart or best buy. it plugs in and you just wire color-color

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you should also buy some heat shrink butt splice connectors to make a nice tight connection
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:32 PM
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Default Re: Head unit install trouble....

you need a wiring harness. it will plu into the stock one, and you connect the wires to your aftermarket one. go to a stereo shop and buy one for a ford. shouldnt be too expensive.

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dammit pooleo i wanted to save the day. hahahh
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:33 PM
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I figured I needed something like that. -___- im a noob at anything electrical. also jason. Payment goes out today. Couldnt do it yesterday man im sorry. But i promise today! Scouts honor. lol
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:33 PM
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dammit pooleo i wanted to save the day. hahahh

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Old 05-04-2011, 12:33 PM
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you need a wiring harness. it will plu into the stock one, and you connect the wires to your aftermarket one. go to a stereo shop and buy one for a ford. shouldnt be too expensive.

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dammit pooleo i wanted to save the day. hahahh
Its all good man any help is appreciated (:
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:36 PM
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also jason. Payment goes out today. Couldnt do it yesterday man im sorry. But i promise today! Scouts honor. lol

no problem man, I got it sent out today with the knobs

also, if you got a wally world, buy from there. Best buy wanted $22 and wally wanted $10

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when you get the butt splice it should look like this after wired up.
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:44 PM
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cool man thanks. and will do! Thanks alot guys I was having a hell of a time trying to figure this out. Ill never be an electrician. haha

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so is this what i need?

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Scosche-20...rness/10752518
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:03 PM
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nah, that one looks to flat. You need the boxy looking one. When I got mine it did not list ranger on the back. It listed explorer and sport trac, that would be the one

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I think 98+
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:04 PM
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balls. I have no idea what im looking for. hahaha The plastic end goes onto the stock harness or the head unit?
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:08 PM
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the big plug will plug into the factory harness. the other end will look like the wires from your deck. Just go down there and look at them, the fords. Look at the end that looks like the factory plug in your truck. there should be another plug with it, disregard that one.

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should look like this -
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:08 PM
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Cool man, Ima take a trip right now and see what i can find. Thanks alot.
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Old 05-05-2011, 08:45 AM
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what did you find out with your install...?
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Old 05-05-2011, 08:51 AM
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http://www.fordrangerforum.com/gener...additions.html


click that!^
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Old 05-05-2011, 10:09 PM
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Good job!!! You is now a professional ranger radio instal-a-tionerer.
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