Capri radio

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LONGC16
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Capri radio

Postby LONGC16 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:34 pm

Hi again guys,

I want to add a modern radio e. G Bluetooth and good speakers etc into my laser. I don't want to take the original one out. I was thinking of putting it under the passenger seat and use the remote control to control it. Anyone do similar?

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Re: Capri radio

Postby D366Y » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:40 am

I've got a Bluetooth radio in the glove box in both of mine as control it with a remote, much easier to piggyback the wires from the original from there and just drill a hole in the back of the glove box

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Re: Capri radio

Postby pbar » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:08 am

Another vote for in the glove box here too. And no need to reach over if it's a remote control one, far easier. As said, a small hole is needed for the wires taken from the original stereo, or you can use the aperture from the glove box light.

You might wish to consider this too, from Halfords (but used the other way up) -

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Re: Capri radio

Postby LONGC16 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:25 pm

Thanks lads.... Not sure about drilling hole in glove box tho......

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Re: Capri radio

Postby monotony » Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:14 am

Hi,
I know you said you didn't want to replace original radio, but have a look at 'Chrome London' or 'Ray Smith Audio' who both do retrofit radios (ie. Modern DAB with Bluetooth etc... in original fit radios).
Have a good one!

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Re: Capri radio

Postby pbar » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:01 am

LONGC16 wrote:Thanks lads.... Not sure about drilling hole in glove box tho......


Do you have another means of passing the wires through?

As said, you could gain access through the glove box light aperture.