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Old 10-27-2013, 04:47 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Replace radio with bluetooth module?

I have a 01 Sahara that I picked up about a week ago. The factory radio turns on, but isn't hooked up to the speakers. After digging around I found a nicer head unit in the center console (after market). What I want is to put a bluetooth module, say in the glove box, and remove both existing radios. I'm wondering if I could wire a bluetooth module to a small amp and power the speakers that way. I have a few ideas for putting a blank plate where the stock radio is and wire up accessory switches there. Thanks in advance for any help.

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Old 10-27-2013, 05:32 PM   #2
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Why not just get an aftermarket radio with built in bluetooth and removable faceplate? You seem to be going about it in the most complicated manner. A bluetooth radio with all the bells and whistles, is only about $100.

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Old 10-27-2013, 05:39 PM   #3
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The part I'm looking at is less than $20, and I want to custom mount some switches there
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Old 10-27-2013, 06:16 PM   #4
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the part might be less than $20 but buying and installing an amp is gonna cost you more than $100.
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Old 10-28-2013, 06:27 PM   #5
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It really isn't about the $$$, just wondering if anyone here had done it or knew how to get it done. Thanks for the input though guys
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What part are you looking at? More specifically, what type of audio output does it have?

Sure you can. If it has a typical 3.5mm jack (headphone plug), get you a 3.5mm to (2) RCA cable and an amp that recieves rca input. The best sound quality... I don't know.... I would guess you could get stereo hooked up but without fade, and it would not be "optimal" sound (as if it existed in Jeeps anyway).


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