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DanC
04-29-2005, 12:49 PM
I updated my stereo over the last 2 months.

Replaced the Clarion XMD1-RET with a Sony CDX7705. The Sony is a standard DIN and the hole the dealer cut for the Clarion was way too big.

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:49 PM
Rather than re-fiberglass or make my own adapter plate, I bought this housing and basically used it as an adapter plate.

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:50 PM
door open :)

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:52 PM
Replaced the Clarion wired remote with the Sony RM-XM10. The Sony won't fit :( . There are other remotes that will fit but they don't have the display.

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:53 PM
Pulling the cable through the bow was a little tricky but got ‘er done with a little extra lube. Had a small adapter plate made from plastic. Will probably replace it and the plastic wood trim with aluminum some day.

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:55 PM
Replaced the Clarion DC-625 six-disk changer with a Sony CDX-757MX ten-disk changer.
Added an XA-300 Aux In Selector so I can switch in an I-Pod, an Aux In headphone jack (other MP3 players), and the aforementioned CD changer.
Picture of the MP3 input to the Aux In #2

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:56 PM
Disassembled the faders

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:57 PM
and put them all in one box

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:58 PM
They give me immediate and independent control of the tower speakers, boat speakers and sub woofer

DanC
04-29-2005, 12:59 PM
Rock and Roll my brothers :headbang:

Ric
04-29-2005, 01:22 PM
. Wow .

AirJunky
04-29-2005, 01:38 PM
Nice.... thanks for sharing.
After losing 1 deck to the water hazard, I've considered moving the deck in my '94 from the driver's side to the glove box. Guess I could use the void from the old deck for the new remote & still have room for something else.

rodltg2
04-29-2005, 01:41 PM
dan, looks like i could have used your help on my stereo!

aprgriggs
04-29-2005, 01:44 PM
great job...looks clean...enjoy

OhioProstar
04-29-2005, 01:50 PM
Dan...Looks Great!!!

east tx skier
04-29-2005, 03:43 PM
Dan, looks great. I like your external ipod hookup.

Nice.... thanks for sharing.
After losing 1 deck to the water hazard, I've considered moving the deck in my '94 from the driver's side to the glove box. Guess I could use the void from the old deck for the new remote & still have room for something else.

Bill, did you have a removeable face that you lost over the side or did you take a lot of water over the bow? Was it a marine tuner?

Tom023
04-29-2005, 04:09 PM
Looks great! How did you label the faders?

AirJunky
04-29-2005, 04:09 PM
Bill, did you have a removeable face that you lost over the side or did you take a lot of water over the bow? Was it a marine tuner?

I had the stock MC cover over an automotive tuner. The button that holds the cover closed had broken long ago. I think the only water that hit it directly was from a water balloon. The following winter, the stereo died. Since then I've replaced the cover with one from Boater's World & the stereo with another automotive grade CD player. Works good in it's 3rd year. Maybe the next one I'll try a marine stereo, although I've heard mixed reviews about if they hold up any better.

DanC
04-29-2005, 04:48 PM
Looks great! How did you label the faders?

Brother P-Touch labeler. Clear tape with white ink.

Andyg
09-29-2005, 01:07 PM
Replaced the Clarion wired remote with the Sony RM-XM10. The Sony won't fit :( . There are other remotes that will fit but they don't have the display.

DanC

Do you still have the picture of your install of the Sony remote? I am thinking of getting rid of the Clarion and I also wanted a display on my remote.

Thanks

Andyg

prostar205
09-29-2005, 02:02 PM
DanC

I can not see the pics. Where there pics in this thread?

tones03
09-29-2005, 02:11 PM
DanC

I can not see the pics. Where there pics in this thread?
second that, i am interested in these pics too.

DanC
09-29-2005, 05:49 PM
I guess they were deleted in the great photo purge in the summer of 05
I have added them back.
Here is a pic of the I-pod connector.

DanC
09-29-2005, 05:50 PM
and the wired remote that I put right next to the I-pod with velcro

Andyg
09-29-2005, 05:59 PM
DanC,
Which remote are you using in your setup now, the marine or IR?

Nevermind, I saw your other thread where you discussed why you added the IR remote.

Cloaked
09-29-2005, 07:43 PM
Dan-O.. Very nicely done installation and a nice forum presentation as well...

So now, what type of case and where may it ba had??

Andyg
10-10-2005, 03:26 PM
Rather than re-fiberglass or make my own adapter plate, I bought this housing and basically used it as an adapter plate.


Dan,
Where did you get that stereo cover from? I am trying to decide how I want to plug the hole when I install my new DIN sized deck.

Thanks

andyg

DanC
10-10-2005, 04:20 PM
Dan,
Where did you get that stereo cover from? I am trying to decide how I want to plug the hole when I install my new DIN sized deck.

Thanks

andyg

West Marine
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10001&langId=-1&catalogId=10001&classNum=562&subdeptNum=11156&storeNum=3&productId=6687

in case the link doesn't work
Poly Planar p/n WC-3
West Marine p/n 137200

The door is removeable so it works pretty well as just a panel adapter.

X-45
10-10-2005, 08:20 PM
Dan C

You da man!!!!

:worthy: :worthy: :worthy:

Andyg
10-11-2005, 11:25 AM
Thanks, now I can get rid of that Clarion deck.