View Full Version : Cheap HU (like you didn't see this coming)

09-30-2004, 11:40 PM
My old GF just hit some hard luck, her car dies, and the mechanic hits her with a $270 charge for work on the intake. It also happened that her stock radio died earlier.

SO, being the nice person I am (And being the nice person that hasn't gotten her a birthday gift yet... =\ ) I want to get her something that's going to help that out.

Ebay junkie results point to this: Blaupunkt ACD3900 (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=39756&item=5723569119&rd=1), Pioneer DEH-225 (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=39762&item=5723536257&rd=1), and Alpine CDE - 7826P (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=39755&item=5723255154&rd=1)

As usual, my budget is around $50, shipped, I'm not above buying used, and it's for a girl who knows as much about car stereo as most of us know about Higgs Fields or quantum mechanics.

09-30-2004, 11:42 PM
I know quite a bit about quantum physics....

09-30-2004, 11:47 PM
Quantum PHYSICS is actually quite different than quantum mechanics. Google can help with the difference.

See any reciever up there you think is worth the price?

10-01-2004, 10:53 AM
those might be just as bad as the one that died on her...
im new to car stereos but i have learned not to get older models
basicly you cant get a new deck for under about 70-100 bux and if you really like this girl its prolly better if you invest a little more on a deck that wont **** around and **** her off i know my gf has a cheap deck she got off ebay and it ***** so much she put her stock tape player back in :|

10-01-2004, 11:55 AM
nothing wrong with buying a used/old deck, i personally wouldnt unless it was a high quality one, but as long as it works its all good.

10-01-2004, 12:02 PM
im new to car stereos but i have learned not to get older models

Car audio is pretty much going down hill.....most older products are better than what's currently available today........**** mainstream, blingy crap and companies only looking out for the almighty dollar

Ok, away from my rant; I'd go with either the Pioneer or the Alpine.