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Old 03-08-2012, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by nigwhyrito View Post
Thanks for the input ccfj1

I will take your advice and order that plastic housing (SOT) off ebay
OK.

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As for the OEM harness. You say sell it. thats the part im not understanding.

I thought the OEm loom was the proper harness for what Im trying to do.
Only when fitted from factory mate.

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I am adding DSP and navigation to my car. I looked at the loom I have and I think i figured out where everything plugs in at.. 3 plugs for dsp amp + coaxial cable 1 or 2 cd changer plugs,DSP subwoofer BM53 plugs ( which i have to order the part for.What appears to be the fm radio tuner connector ) the seller even sent his blutooth harness even though i already have that.
It will have the correct plugs for adding what was in the doner car but your car may not have them, basically it will be a strip the radio loom out and replace it with the OEM loom.

It will probably require a interior strip out and maybe even all the doorcards off and some of the dash out.


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I think I can make it work if i use the WDS site and the wisdom from this site.
If man can make it man can re-make it.

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Besides I got it for a great price 140 bucks shipped. and its only 1 year older than my car. + 15 bucks now for new connector compared to retrofit harness price of 500 bucks.
By the end of it you will wish you had stumped it up mate, but good luck.

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I will use the wds site to track down where the wheel speed sensor is in my vehicle.
From the binnical (on the retrofit loom).

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But you are right it will be alot of work. Im prepared to take my seats outs and take about weeks vacation ..
Fair enough.

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I just wish i knew what dsp amp to buy.
Sorry cant help with that I have a alpine imprint in mine.
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