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XM and Satillite Radio

I want one, drove my fathers car this weekend and loved it. How does it work and how do you pay for it. also post pics on what products your guys have and use. whats your set up? post pics where its mounted.
this is the headunit i am running also

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I wouldn't get the plug in kit for that headunit. If you want good quality, get a separate receiver that they sell for the satellite radio.
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or you can buy a nice double din headunit and get the plug in kit for that.
I had satellite radio with the plug in kit for my headunit and it ****ing sucked. the guy at bestbuy told me it wouldnt be very good and i said whatever and bought it anyway and it was a very bad idea lol.

You can pay for it monthly, 3 month intervals, or yearly. Yearly you'll get the better deal.
Either way you choose it will automatically continue charging you. I used a gift card the first time and then they sent me a bill for the next month







EDIT ok you can't get a plug in specifically for that headunit anyway lol
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Why are the plugins not good for the single dins but they are for the double dins? Just curious, my double din one worked great.

Dave, before you subscribe call them and say you heard about the $77 a year deal, its pretty easy to get. Just say you got something in the mail about it and you should be able to get it with no issues.
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i'm just unsure which products to get. i want it basic and easy to build into something in the truck not suctioned on the windshield
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I have a like new Sirius Sportster like the above unit I would sell you if interested. I had it for my work vehicle, but I got a new vehicle and just never put it back in.
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Why are the plugins not good for the single dins but they are for the double dins? Just curious, my double din one worked great.

Dave, before you subscribe call them and say you heard about the $77 a year deal, its pretty easy to get. Just say you got something in the mail about it and you should be able to get it with no issues.
idk mine sucked *** and the guy at bestbuy warned me about them. why? i don't know lol
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I have the sportster i think. is that the one where you can take it from car to home and dock it there? i have a dock for my stereo at work, and i just drop it in and i can listen to it all day, take it out and drive with it while listening to it.
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I got a Starmate a year or two ago.... I don't use it anymore though as I don't drive my truck enough to make it worthwhile. I do still listen to Sirius though as the Mazda has it built in. Do you have an OHC? I had mine in there but Sportster won't fit as it's too big.

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no but im in need of one
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