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Old 08-04-2010, 07:38 PM
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Default How To: Add aux jack to stock radio

This is a how to put a Auxiliary Jack in your truck with a stock radio so you can listen to your I-pod on the go.

What you will need:solder, soldering iron, speaker wire, Able to disassemble your radio, CD, Aux port or plug, Voltmeter.



1: Take your radio out of the dash and take it somewhere where you can disassemble it and not lose everything.

2isassemble radio until you can get underneath the CD player and where the CD player hooks up to the radio.



3:After disassembling look on the CD player where the connection between the CD player and the radio is made.

You should be able to see something marking to connections as R.out and L.out.

These are the spots you are going to want to connect your wire to.
(if you cannot solder to this location take the voltmeter and ohm out between the CD player and the Radio sides of the connection until you find the two spots on the other side.

Solder to these locations if you cannot solder to the other locations


4: Run you wire out of the radio through one of the many holes available no need to make another.



5: Hook up either a aux plug or port (I only had a plug so that is what i put on)



6: Go inside and burn you a silent disc you should be able to find a silent song file pretty easy or you can email me and I can you send you one either way.(pcbrat9@yahoo.com)

7: Hook your radio back up. Run your new aux cord wherever you want insert the silent disc into your CD player hook up your I-Pod to the Aux jack and if you did everything right you should have crisp clean sound coming from your I-Pod through the radio available to your ears.

Last edited by reconjb; 08-06-2010 at 01:02 PM.
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Old 08-04-2010, 07:42 PM
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Radical and reckless, yet brilliant. I might have to do this and ditch the bluetooth-to-FM-to-Stereo link. I love it.
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Old 08-05-2010, 08:46 AM
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U got some bigger pictures
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Old 08-05-2010, 10:24 AM
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Unfortunately all i had at the time was my phone and they were really just helping me keep track of stuff. Then I decided to make this how to and these are all i got.
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Old 08-05-2010, 11:19 AM
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Default Re: How To: Add aux jack to stock radio

If you have a question about the setup feel free to ask and I will do my best to give an accurate reply
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Old 08-08-2010, 06:47 AM
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Finally finished the full project

added aux jack






After finally finishing everything Hooked everything back up and it sounded great no disruptions or anything. Definitely better than say a FM transmitter. or that cheap cassette deck I was using
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Old 08-08-2010, 06:51 AM
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Someone said i should get bigger pics would it help if i did
let me know

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Old 08-08-2010, 07:53 AM
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Quote:
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Someone said i should get bigger pics would it help if i did
let me know
YES please
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Old 08-08-2010, 11:23 AM
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radio


R.out and L.out locations


solder location

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Old 08-08-2010, 11:24 AM
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Sorry about photo clarity not a very good camera
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Old 08-08-2010, 11:45 AM
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There are no pics showing up ....
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Old 08-08-2010, 11:56 AM
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^^I was about to say, am I missing something.
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Old 08-08-2010, 01:07 PM
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Seen if i could see anything wrong in the post by editing I can't tell if what i do fixes them or not because from what i see they are working. Sorry for the trouble

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Old 08-08-2010, 02:40 PM
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Here is a video i did proving it works in case you doubt it

[YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIP6VOb02n8[/YT]
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:56 PM
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that's sweet man, but I took the easy way out when my 6 disc went out and bought a new headunit with aux and usb ports cause I got tired of the fm transmitter
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