New head unit

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New head unit

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:38 pm

So as many will know young John surprised me with a headunit for the Capri , so I orderd the Amp and the USB thing and it sounds great .
Thanks John I will ask nick to give you a big kiss ......, yes I had help fit it as my back would not let me play to much .

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Re: New head unit

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:04 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:38 pm
So as many will know young John surprised me with a headunit for the Capri , so I orderd the Amp and the USB thing and it sounds great .
It does sound great, Jason!
Did you change your speakers when you fitted this new head unit or have you kept the ones you had? I seem to remember that there was a thread on here about them but I can't remember what ones they were now.
I'm very tempted to buy one of those head units...

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Re: New head unit

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:39 pm

Yes the front and back speakers fit straight in are the retro sound ones . Here’s the post . viewtopic.php?f=17&t=52235&p=361135&hil ... rs#p361135

If I wanted the old cassette back in the car It can be put back and hooked up . I tried everything to make the sound better and even the speaker upgrade did not work . As John said it makes the radio or headunit nice to listern to . The Amp fits up out the way above the glovebox .
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Re: New head unit

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:51 pm

Jason, did you have to buy the radio fascia to fit the Capri dashboard separately? I seem to remember that John had to buy one and then modify it to fit, however, I can't seem to find them now.

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Re: New head unit

Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:22 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:51 pm
Jason, did you have to buy the radio fascia to fit the Capri dashboard separately? I seem to remember that John had to buy one and then modify it to fit, however, I can't seem to find them now.

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Re: New head unit

Post by andyd » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:40 am

Nice one JM :cheers:

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