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Old 05-22-2012, 11:30 PM   #1
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Water proof audio system.

Ok Lets see your set up I want more than a stock radio and would like the navigation also BUT and I say BUT. I ride top down about 85% of the time rain or shine hot or cold. So the question is does anyone have a system that can withstand the elements? If not who has a marine setup in there rig so the rain don't bother your system??


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Old 05-22-2012, 11:39 PM   #2
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The reason I am posting this is cause I wash the inside of my jeep out with a water hose.

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Old 05-23-2012, 12:12 AM   #3
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I would love to know this to. I inevitably end up putting top and doors on any time the chance of rain goes up to protect electronics.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:16 AM   #4
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Not me like I said rain or shine and me if it rains that just means your getting a shower also lol.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:22 AM   #5
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I dont care about getting wet. I just dont want any electronic issues.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:31 AM   #6
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Try looking for a marine system. They make some water resistant systems for boats, at least they used to back in my consumer electronic days.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:33 AM   #7
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Try looking for a marine system. They make some water resistant systems for boats, at least they used to back in my consumer electronic days.

Yea man I grew up with boats all had marine radios but dont know if now days there are any water proof that are not marine.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:43 AM   #8
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Yea man I grew up with boats all had marine radios but dont know if now days there are any water proof that are not marine.
I'm not talking about "marine radios" as in 2-way radios. They actually made audio systems for boats that were water resistant. There is no reason they wouldn't work in a Jeep.

A quick google search turbed up a ton of options. Here is an example: Marine Stereos & CD Player, Sirius XM Satellite Ready Boat Radios
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:46 AM   #9
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I'm not talking about "marine radios" as in 2-way radios. They actually made audio systems for boats that were water resistant. There is no reason they wouldn't work in a Jeep.

A quick google search turbed up a ton of options. Here is an example: Marine Stereos & CD Player, Sirius XM Satellite Ready Boat Radios

LOL Yea man I was talking about audio also no way i could spend all day on a boat 6 days a week with no tunes. I knew you were not talking about VFH radios lol.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:55 AM   #10
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I have a system in my 24' Malibu wakeboard boat (16 waterproof speakers, monstrous subwoofer, 2 waterproof control panels IN ADDITION to the head unit, one of the control panels is at the swim-deck area that gets quite wet , and an amp the size of a suitcase) that would probably destroy my Jeep! Yup, you can get a pretty awesome stereo that's made for exposure to the elements. A marine unit would work if you really wanted to do it.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:10 AM   #11
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Does anyone make a nav system water resistant?
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:37 AM   #12
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yes garmin makes nav systems for motorcycles waterproof to milspec standards check www.tvnav.com dont remember model number off hand old 26xx were waterproof
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yes garmin makes nav systems for motorcycles waterproof to milspec standards check www.tvnav.com dont remember model number off hand old 26xx were waterproof

Thanks for the link but I am trying to find a dvd/cd/mp3/am/fm/nav system hoping to find one water proof so I dont have to worry about my top down when it rains.
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Old 05-23-2012, 04:06 AM   #14
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I've owned 3 wranglers. Both my Tj and Yj had decent 2K-3k stereo systems installed.
Been rained on a handful of times. I mean soaked big time NEVER EVER had a problem with water ruining anything.
I still have amps left over from my Tj, I haven't installed them in my Jk yet.

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