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55765

Re: Radio

There is also a really clean way to power the stereo through the ignition requiring you to have a key in the slot to power the head unit. I have had this
adam warner
Jul 30
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55764

Re: Radio

When the face plate drops down there's a light indicating power for the off functions and face plate, and it goes out when you remove the face plate. I saw the
wsrphoto
Jul 30
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55763

Re: Radio

I take mine off on the extremely rare (especially these days) situation where someone might want to actually break into the car, too. But no one cares about
soylentgreenchef
Jul 29
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55762
Melissa Mourkas
Jul 28
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55761

Re: Radio

I measured current draw on my stereo, pioneer, can't recall model number. Has remote. Anyway, around 130mA with face plate on, under 30mA with face plate off.
Alistair Bell
Jul 28
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55760

Re: Radio

The radio doesn't have a remote, but the tech at Car Toys showed me it draws significant constant power with the face plate installed. The easiest fix is
wsrphoto
Jul 28
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55759

Re: Radio

Mine draws enough to drain the battery for no-start, so I installed a solar panel for topping off a battery. Many Marine supply places carry these for boat
Sean Garrett
Jul 28
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55758

Re: Radio

If your radio has a remote, then the faceplate consumes power constantly--watching for a sign from the remote. The one I put in my Syncro ten years ago draws
Richard A Jones
Jul 28
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55757

Re: Radio

I'd go w the switch for the hot wire to the radio. That's what I did and it fixed it. Al
al trease
Jul 27
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55756

Radio

I finally broke down and replace my original (1991) cassette deck radio in the Syncro with a new Alpine one from Car Toys with a removeable face (hides CD
wsrphoto
Jul 27
#55756
 
55755

Re: Get a load of this guy

When you get closer to conversion time, you may want to see if Frybrid here in the Seattle area is still doing them for advice..? http://frybrid.com/
soylentgreenchef
Jul 19
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55754

Re: Get a load of this guy

Amen brothers, I have a brother has a Sprinter "Mercedes CRD" double back wheel he converted to waste vegy oil. He's in a band and it's the perfect large
Alchemist
Jul 18
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55753

Re: Get a load of this guy

I planned for years to put a TDI in mine, but have largely given up that idea now (especially after having to buy a GoWesty stainless exhaust a month or two
soylentgreenchef
Jul 17
#55753
 
55752

Re: Get a load of this guy

Well I have been offered 40k more than once just kickin it at Greenlake Seattle. If I don't get a mid 30's offer then I will just run a bunch of miles up on
neverdancenaked
Jul 17
#55752
 
55751

Re: Get a load of this guy

Well I am selling as I seriously need more cargo space .. and a shower and toilet. I may be spending more time on the road doing a sales gig and need some
neverdancenaked
Jul 17
#55751
 
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