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dan konschak
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car radio

Post by dan konschak » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:02 pm

what after market radio will fit in my 1970 roadster ?

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Re: car radio

Post by mraitch » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:18 am

virtually anything, depending where you put it. iii'd just check with a few local audio stores to see what they have.
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Re: car radio

Post by greydog » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:57 am

On the other hand, I know of none that will fit the small stock space and look close to correct.
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Re: car radio

Post by Toptech360 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:07 pm

I'd suggest using modern technology for the radio! Keep your stock radio in place for looks and get a small Bluetooth amplifier. Use a smartphone or other device to stream your music.
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Re: car radio

Post by MattC » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:23 pm

That’s what I did, although I’m not using new equipment. I had some of my old Alpine stuff from 20 years ago to use. Amp in the passenger footwell and a pair of component speakers in the sides behind the seats. I just plug my phone into the amp input with a headphone to rca adapter and go.
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Re: car radio

Post by greydog » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:04 pm

Sorry Dan. I was leaving for the track and dashed off a quick repl
There are lots of solutions but given the vertical mount and face as well as the small space available next to and behind the radio, I know of nothing that simply bolts in.
I have a vintage cassette stereo in my 68 and a Nissan amfm sterel radio like in the Wiki in the 69
Both work fine.
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Re: car radio

Post by vorpal » Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:56 pm

Had my stock radio in my '69 upgraded with Aurora Retrofit

Added FM, Bluetooth and USB as well as a 4 channel amp to run to speakers. All done inside the case of the stock radio and still looks perfect. Connects up to the antenna and roadster power & ground.

Sent it to Bill the Radio Guy in Shelton WA. He also cleaned up all the pots & fixed all the lights.
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Re: car radio

Post by ACote » Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:14 pm

Retrosound fits pretty nicely if you have a faceplate with the middle bar cut out. Or another option I wanted to look into was a Blue tooth amp, keep the stock radio there for looks then just play from my phone. Which is what I do anyways.
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