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Old 10-31-2017, 03:58 PM
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Hello. i am looking at a 69 chevelle which actually has the original AM radio in the dash. given i want to keep the original look to the car, where do you folks suggest a person could put a aftermarket AMFM /I POD radio? i don't want to mount under dash as i would want to keep that area clean. the AM radio works per seller. the car is a bucket seat/console Malibu. thanks for suggestions.
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Old 10-31-2017, 06:12 PM
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You can get a modern radio, no CD player, that will fit in the opening of the original radio. Check with the suppliers. NPD, Ground Up, etc.
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Old 10-31-2017, 09:03 PM
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I mounted mine under the dash in a boat type radio enclosure .
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Old 11-01-2017, 11:46 AM
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what about the console or inside glove compartment? I would want to keep the original AM radio in the dash.
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Old 11-01-2017, 03:39 PM
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There are vendors out there that can update the internals without changing the appearance. Going that route with the factory am/fm radio in my 72'.
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Old 11-01-2017, 03:54 PM
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They sell a radio that looks original, but is updated. You just keep the original and can always put it back in down the road.
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Old 11-01-2017, 11:28 PM
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I got my original AM. On the shelf with my extra clutch pedals. Thing weighs 50 lbs it seems like.

My first chevelle had the oddball AM stereo deal in it.
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Old 11-02-2017, 09:56 PM
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what about putting a new radio/ipod jack in glove compartment with a remote? does anyone do that? that way I can keep the original radio in the dash.
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Old 11-03-2017, 01:44 AM
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Alot of people put it in the glove box with a remote. I almost did that.
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Old 11-03-2017, 03:56 PM
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oh ok, that's what I may do
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