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Old 04-20-2008, 10:27 PM   #76
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Question Installing radio OEM WRX 02 in Outback OEM 97

Hello friends NASIOC, I from Chile.

I have a Outback turbo 97 original, including radio, in Ebay buying a radio 6 cd, WRX 2002 and I want to install in my subaru, it is very difficult.

Here on its website that it is very good and complete what I have not managed to find specific to my question, now thank you very much for your help.

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Old 04-25-2008, 02:16 AM   #77
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Other Electronics(CB, police scanners, radar detectors, laser jammers)
(No idea when this will happen, but it would be worthwhile I think)


Here is something to get started. It's one of the best radar detectors out there. Pretty expensive but well worth it.

Valentine One:

http://www.valentine1.com/
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Old 05-19-2008, 02:08 PM   #78
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in the following

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=824998

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Rear Speakers -
There are two basic options for installing rear speakers; in the stock locations in the rear doors or in the rear deck. In the doors without getting too fancy the most that can be fit is 5.25” using a mounting ring (as described above). Typically 4” speakers can be fit without much effort however. For the rear deck, that will require customization. There may be some cutting involved to fit speakers with a bigger basket. Without to terribly much work 6.5” speakers (or 6”x9” if you prefer) have been used.
Reasons against rear speakers (with a couple reasons for)…
http://www.teamcaf.org/geolemon/Phasing/Multiple.htm
its a dead link. Can be recovered using www.archive.org
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Old 08-10-2008, 02:40 PM   #79
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I want to bump this because lately we've had a lot of questions that can very easily be answered by the great info provided in the first posts. This is the most comprehensive thread of Car Audio that's ever gone through this section, and not enough people see it.
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Old 09-19-2008, 04:15 PM   #80
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thanks for the great tips bro
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Old 10-30-2008, 06:47 PM   #81
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unabomber if you wanna add this site to the thread

http://www.modifiedlife.com/2007-sub...iring-diagram/

has almost every cars wiring diagram
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Old 01-17-2009, 03:04 PM   #82
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Here is something to get started. It's one of the best radar detectors out there. Pretty expensive but well worth it.

Valentine One:
The Valentine One is the best out there, I've used this thing for several years and it's never let me down.

If cost is an issue, you can find them for half of the price, used.
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Old 05-18-2009, 08:12 PM   #83
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thanks for the info
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Old 05-26-2009, 11:03 AM   #84
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I have a 2005 Impreza Outback Sport.
It has the 6-disc player, subwoofer, etc.

I'd like to get iPod capability, so would it be possible to swap in a head unit from a 2008 into our 2005?
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Old 09-19-2009, 03:18 PM   #85
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Thanks for the great info. I love this forum! I have only had to post one question I couldn't find an answer for. Well so far.
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Old 09-24-2009, 09:43 PM   #86
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4 years later there still isnt no FAQ on the "other electronics such as CB or radar detectors. better be good writeup for a 4 year wait. still some good stuff though. some links dont work but its all good
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Old 10-12-2009, 03:20 PM   #87
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Hello, im a complete newb when it comes to audio systems. Will a 06 WRX stock stereo fit in my 04 WRX? I assume it will not be a direct plug and play, so what will be needed to make it work? Where could it be purchased?
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Old 10-12-2009, 03:40 PM   #88
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I believe that it should fit and be directly PnP for you. Of course a dealership could guage you on a new unit, but there should be plenty of people selling stock units in the classifieds. BTW also please try starting questions as a new post, this is what most consider 'thread-jacking'.

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Old 10-12-2009, 03:56 PM   #89
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Im sry. Thanks Offset!
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Old 03-07-2010, 12:01 PM   #90
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thanks for the great information
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Old 06-04-2010, 12:51 PM   #91
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This thread definitely helped with my deck install!
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Old 12-20-2010, 02:01 PM   #92
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Very helpful, thanks!
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Old 02-02-2011, 11:04 PM   #93
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I have a '10 impreza with the "premium" 6 disc changer. I swapped in an alpine 50watt cd player. Is there a factory amp in the impreza and if so where is it?
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Old 06-06-2011, 12:14 PM   #94
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I am a proud new owner of 2006 subaru impreza outback sport special edition and I am a huge newb when it comes to car stereos. To my knowledge, my car has SE pkg: 260 watt Premium CD changer, 6 speakers, tweeters, upgraded speakers, subwoofer/amp. If I want to buy an aftermarket HU, do I need one that can accomodate all 6 speakers? Should I look for a certain wattage on the HU that will work well with my speakers? Will a standard HU work for this car?Any and all suggestions or help is much appreciated
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Old 11-09-2011, 03:31 PM   #95
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Great thread.

I just ordered a clarion nx501 after a lot researching. I plan to install it myself to save a few bucks.

To clear things up, is there anything else I would need to install this HU and maintain SWC other than the following:

1.20pin harness w/ 3 SWC wires from SVXdc
2. Axxess ASWC
3. Metra 95-8902 Dash kit

Would i also need the antenna adapter? I have a 2011 2.5i premium non-nav

Also, for those of you with built-in gps units, how/where did you place the GPS receiver?

Thanks for the help.

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Old 12-16-2012, 12:57 PM   #96
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Thanks! Really helpfully!
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Old 09-12-2013, 11:20 AM   #97
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Capacitors are garbagee
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Old 04-03-2014, 01:41 AM   #98
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Capacitors are garbagee
Completely agree!! Caps where a means of a bandaid back in the day. There were cheap compared to a second battery and worked well for the lower power amps of the day. With power demands of today's amps, they are less than worthless.

With the lowering cost of batteries and upgraded alternators, it is silly to run caps. A .5 - 1 farad (most common sized) will not be able to sustain power to any amp over even a short amount of time. Stepping up to a larger 1.5 - 2 farad is even worse because the larger the farad value the longer the cap takes to charge. With reactive music constantly pulling current, the longer the cap takes to charge the less likely it is to regain a full charge or any charge of value at all to the system. Once depleted the cap is nothing more than a power conditioner and an additional load on the car battery and charging system.

A cap is nothing more than a reserve that is filled by the charging system. If the charging system cannot keep up, the cap will not be fully charged and continuously lowering in available amperage.

To put in a simple analogy, you wouldn't put a small half gallon gas tank (cap) in line with your engine (amp) from your original gas tank (battery) because "enough fuel isn't getting to the motor". You'd Upgrade the fuel pump (alternator).

If your lights are dimming, buy a better battery or an upgraded alternator. Always upgrade factory wiring (some call this "big 3")!
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