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Old 12-21-2005, 09:01 PM   #11
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Ok, I have the Audiophile 6 In-Dash MP3 blah blah blah CD player in my ZX4, my question is about the Auxilary. I want to hook my MP3 player up to avoid getting a CD stuck in it or burning out the CD player from over using it(I really hate silenc and the radio), so will I need a y-adapter(with the red and white) cable or just a single input? It's too cold out to pull the thing out and find I bought the wrong cable.
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Old 12-21-2005, 09:36 PM   #12
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To answer AK's question, unless you are going to run an auxilary amp, the sound output decreases mucho. The stock unit sounded a hell of alot better than the Sony I bought a year ago.
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To answer AK's question, unless you are going to run an auxilary amp, the sound output decreases mucho. The stock unit sounded a hell of alot better than the Sony I bought a year ago.
That's because Sony decks suck! My Pioneer blows the doors of my stock deck in power and sound. All for about 250 US.
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well i know i put the same SOny in 3 of my past vehicles and it was much louder than the audiophile thats in my car now. Not only that but i can fine tune EVERY THING with it. It the SOny i had in my olds (the one im wantitn to put in my new car) was way the freek louder than my foci and my foci has better speakers (the ones in the 1989 olds 88 royal were stock too) not only that but i plan on dumping the pos stock amp and put my 550 watt in there for the 12 inch sub i just put in.
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Old 01-11-2006, 03:12 AM   #15
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Sadly, when my CDs get stuck after hitting the eject button, I give the top of the deck a soft hit with my hand, and the CD comes out. I hate to do it, but it works. I also don't have to beat on it like I did on my Ford Thunderbird's CD player (which was an OEM Sony ). I used to hit the T-Bird deck like a madman before it would work properly some times. I guess Ford CD players need a little rough TLC.

Anyone ever insert a CD and have it make a rubbing whirling sound as if it's spinning but not being gripped by the rubber on the spindle? I've found that when it does this, just switching to another disc in the deck will solve the problem. Once the other CD is set up to play (whirling sound should stop) in the deck, simply go back to the CD number you just inserted, and it should play correctly now. It sucks we have to figure out tricks to make this deck work properly.
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Old 02-07-2006, 06:21 PM   #16
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you have inspired me, not only to bring back a personal vendeta against my audiophile, but to finish a project i started a long time ago. So, I removed the face plate (it has another destiny in life now) and took the rest of it to my Army Reserve unit's M203 range. For those of you that might not be familiar with the military, it's basically a grenade launcher attached to a M16 riffle. C.S.I. couldn't put that thing back together!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-06-2006, 12:47 PM   #17
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Well the Sony is in and so is the amp and sub and my sony freeken blows the doors off that AudioPhile! only thing i will miss is the 6 disc changer.
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Old 05-26-2006, 10:23 PM   #18
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you got one think right, Ford's 6 CD Changer is a POS
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Old 05-30-2006, 07:29 PM   #19
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hehe I got the 6 disc cd changer out and disconnected, now I can't find a hex screw small enough for those screws
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it worked. 2 discs must have been put in one slot because one of the disc at the bottom was offset, didn't realize these things were so intricate inside. Use your 6 disc CD changers with care!

and as a side note those screws are not hex screws, there star shaped screws used to prevent stripping. I managed to get them off intact with a vice wrench, then pulled the discs out of the front of the device.
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