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    How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    On a scale of 1 - 10

    And is there anything I would need to upgrade when installing my new CD player?

    It's a Kenwood KDC-MP4028, BTW...







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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    go to crutchfield

    and they will show u wat you need




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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    10.1
    Its HARD !




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    Dont do it. Pay someone $900.00 to do it for you. Heck for that price i'll help you. I will drink beer and sit beside you and point. Transportation cost are extra. Cash only please.



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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    I see we have a thread full of comedians. Funny stuff...

    but seriously.




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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    Seriously:
    9.9




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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    it's pretty hard.
    oh yea, installing a new HU is hard too.

    first time i'd give it a 10.




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    seriously crutchfield.




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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    Im sorry, J/k J/k
    What kinda vehicle is it going in. Just replacing the stock HU? What speakers etc.. need more input.



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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    hardest part is finding out how to remove your dash(w/o breaking anything)

    rest is pretty simple.

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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    maybe a .5


    i just put a new head unit in, swapped out my pioneer deh-p8000r for an alpine 7894

    took me 10 minutes to redo the harness, take apart my dash, throw it in and set the head unit...



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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    Try it on a CRV, royal pain in the ***.




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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    Well, I'll be replacing an aftermarket HU that my dad installed several years ago.
    Apparently he didn't know about wiring harnesses, so he cut the factory one out and had to splice/crimp/whatever the wires from the aftermarket unit to the wires coming from the vehicle. So I'm screwed.




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    Re: How difficult will installing my new HU be?

    Quote Originally Posted by Justinw303
    Well, I'll be replacing an aftermarket HU that my dad installed several years ago.
    Apparently he didn't know about wiring harnesses, so he cut the factory one out and had to splice/crimp/whatever the wires from the aftermarket unit to the wires coming from the vehicle. So I'm screwed.
    Not really. Extend the wires a little bit so you have something to work with - trying to screw around in a dash where the wires have been cut and now have zero slack isn't fun at all.

    Find the stock vehicle color codes (www.the12volt.com or many others), match them to the colors on your head unit harness (instruction manual will tell you what color is for what, don't always assume yellow goes to yellow and red goes to red).



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