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KDB123
05-11-2003, 05:38 PM
I seem to have gotten myself in a slight fix with my '98 Buick Century's double din head unit which has cd/cassette/clock in one unit. Sure it's convenient, but after adding my aftermarket amp and eq, etc., I'm still not satisfied with the sound quality. I understand that is to be expected when using aftermarket equipment with the cars factory unit which has 6 ohm impedance going to the rear speakers. Converters had to be used with this set-up. Have been wanting to put in my Alpine unit, but need a clock. That is THE problem at this time. My Alpine does not have a clock. Does anyone have any great ideas on how I can remedy this situation? Where can I find a clock that would look decent and have fairly close dimensions that would fill the space below (or above) my Alpine? Earmark car audio said they could make a custom installation kit, but they don't know where to start looking for a clock either. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks. KB

smokeoff
05-15-2003, 12:23 PM
how big do you want the clock to be. If thay can make a custom install kit try using a pocket watch or a wrist watch with out the bands on it.

Tungsten
05-16-2003, 09:32 AM
Results of a Google search...

http://www.autospeed.com/shop/category_1403/browse.html

Looks interesting. I bet you could just make a dress-plate with some ABS plastic and either surface or flush-mount that thing. :)

b0mbrman
05-30-2003, 08:57 PM
Go to Radio Shack and buy a cheap one...then cut out a spot for it and flush mount it...That's what I did...

pics to follow...