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Re: [Spridgets] modern radio insatllation

To: "Mark A. O'Neil" <Mark.A.ONeil@Dartmouth.EDU>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] modern radio insatllation
From: "Mark A. O'Neil" <mark.a.oneil@Dartmouth.EDU>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 20:37:51 -0400
Meant to add that the radio has a removable face plate - Pioneer  
brand, CD,WMA,MP3,iPod jack.

Good speakers and a power amp helps.


On Apr 28, 2008, at 8:30 PM, Mark A. O'Neil wrote:

> On Apr 28, 2008, at 7:40 PM, spridgets-request@autox.team.net wrote:
>> I know some of you may complain about this, but i want some tunes  
>> with my engine noise.  There is only 5 3/4 inches depth in the  
>> center console and most modern radio are 6" (6 1/2" with wiring)  
>> how did you install yours? and or what model radio did you use. Oh  
>> and I will soon have a working 1974 original AM radio for sale.
>> thanks
>> Ryan
> I added tabs to the console to allow mounting it slightly more  
> forward.
> I also fabricated a frame out of thin gauge aluminum which I mounted  
> on the front which holds the radio - this I placed over the speaker  
> hole, the radio is angled down slightly to give a bit more room. I  
> then made a boxed shelf which goes in the lower hole left by the  
> radio.
> The nice thing is placing a CD so that it hits the underside of the  
> dash pad lines it up perfectly with the CD slot. Couldn't have  
> worked out better if I had tried.
> Took a couple evenings to sort out - If I were to do it again I  
> would just make the frame deeper rather than mess with extending the  
> console.
> -m
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