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Old 01-20-2007
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Swaping factory radios

I came up with an idea of changing the radio in my truck to another factory radio out of another vehicle. We have a Pt cruiser and it has a factory radio that has a 6 cd changer built into it....it also displays the name of the song playing on a radio station. Are there any other vehicles that have a similar set up? Some of ya'll might be thinking why dont I just get an aftermarket radio........well, one with a similar set up with a cd changer is going to cost more...........anyways, what do ya'll think of this idea?
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Most radios can be adapted: the minimum requirement being switched and unswitched power, ground, antenna and speaker connections. You'll just have to splice in the wiring or get some partial adapter harnesses and splice up your own adapter.

There are 6 CD Ford radios that also have the RDS system (Radio Data System) to show station names and so forth. Most if not all the 6 CD Ford units have that feature.
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IF you ever decide to go the other route I have a 06' Kenwood I'm wanting to sell...
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Old 01-22-2007
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well, I found that on ebay, a factory radio w/ 6 cd changer is like 175 bucks, so I guess I wont be doing that.
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I bought an 6 CD player from a 2004 Ranger from a member on here, it was a direct swap....
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