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Old 11-01-2012, 01:45 PM   #1
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Aux Input Help

Hey everyone, I'm a new member of the Jeep family with my '06 X.

It's a stock wrangler and I am hoping to investigate how difficult it would be to put an aux input into the standard system. Any advice is much appreciated.

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Old 11-01-2012, 04:26 PM   #2
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I see no chance of that working. Get a new head unit.

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Old 11-01-2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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Hey everyone, I'm a new member of the Jeep family with my '06 X.

It's a stock wrangler and I am hoping to investigate how difficult it would be to put an aux input into the standard system. Any advice is much appreciated.
fg: What are you trying to accomplish exactly?
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I assume he wants to plug his phone or mp3 player into his head unit.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:23 AM   #5
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That's correct. Phone / iPod usage is my goal.

Sorry for the brevity in my original post. I know that certain auto shops will run an aux input through your radio and put a nice dash mount in....however, I assume that the labor charge will be high for something that seems pretty straightforward.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:40 AM   #6
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Swap it yourself: Installing aftermarket Radio in TJ write up

Easy stuff.
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fg: lolpetewtf has a great answer w/an awesome link. The stock HU leaves a lot to be desired. You most likely will want to replace the speakers as well if you decided to replace the HU.

Because of where I live, I opted to just exchange my speakers, keep my stock HU & picked up something like this to play my Ipod with: Quadratec Exclusive JW-AUX-IN - Auxiliary Audio Input Adapter Kit for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec. Mine is slightly different but works great (Zero interference), I'm happy. It's all about what you want & what your goal is.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:59 AM   #8
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Thanks everyone for the the help. I've decided to look around for a Pioneer or JVC unit with rear auxillary inputs in order to run a cable from the head unit under the center console and up through the utility box.
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Don't forget a wiring harness. Can be had from Amazon for under $5.

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