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c2100

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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2006 9:07:55 AM

Many people upgrade their car audio system to utilize new features e.g. satellite radio.

Do you have your vehicles original radio? If not why?
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jessjames
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Yes
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Yes.
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yes
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Yes
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Yes!
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2015 4:49:35 PM

yes
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Yes
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Yes
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2015 2:23:12 PM

Yes
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juniperus98
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2015 1:14:56 PM

Yes, the factory original radio is fine for my needs
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2015 10:51:37 AM

2 no and 1 yes, factory radios in classic rides suck.
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2015 10:46:15 AM

Aexli7 Reply; Over the past years about a 1.5 Decade, I have experienced problems with thermal protection chips becoming faulty. Many in fact in different applications.

DC and AC voltages in use like @ 115 A/C down to 12-18 V DC. currant, they break down, some in short life spans others longer use but trouble makers. Often proper thermal fuses work better with/for replacement.

I have found that the Brand name is only minor for the various breakdown problem/defect, they just take the hit sometimes. Repairs can be simple or complicated, often maybe gimmicks/glitches, or wrong attendance while in use.

One cheap part seems possible often.(money saver)likely hurts name brands depending on costs as usual. Quite often I'm surprised the complex stuff work as long as they do satisfactory.

I found a mechanical defect a month ago in a new purchased unit I bought on sale. Tore into it, kind of junky but it came out of it's kinks, to later become two weeks of needing a change of parts to be reliable, SO....
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2015 9:46:55 AM

yes and still use it
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Yes
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2015 6:34:06 PM

Yes, and completely Happy with the OEM unit.
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Yes
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2015 10:20:01 PM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2015 4:19:47 PM

Original - yes
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