Date: Mon, 22 Sep 1997 14:55:38 GMT
From: hbawanopsamracle.com (Harinder S. Bawa)
Subject: Re: SAAB 900 CD PLAYER


Chris, Thanks! I didn't know that the changer was a Clarion. I have been dreading spending $500 at the Saab parts dept., but ordered one from Crutchfield soon after seeing your post. I got it the next day and it took 20 minutes to install! And who says the newsgroups only have flames. Thanks again. Harinder On Tue, 16 Sep 1997 19:26:03 -0400, Chris Thurrott <scullynopsamltranet.com> wrote: >Hi Ryan: > >I have some information for you and am hoping you can provide some >in return. My 96 900S has readily apparent holes on the driver's side of >the trunk towards the rear of the car. There are two of them, that is >where the changer mounts. I'm not sure if they are as apparent on the >95's, but they should be. Clarion makes a changer that will work with the >controls in the Saab radio, the CDC635. Crutchfield has it for $279 ><http://www.crutchfield.com> > >The information I need from you (when you get it) is where the wires are. >I won't be able to afford a changer for a couple of months, but if you talk >to Crutchfield they may be able to give you install instructions for the >Saab 900. If so, please let me know. > >Good luck >-Chris >scullynopsamltranet.com > >|Erebus| wrote: > >> Hi all, I own a 1995 SAAB 900 SE Turbo. I bought it used and it did >> not have the CD-Changer installed in the trunk. I would like to install >> a CD-Changer now. I have called my local SAAB Dealer in Sacramento >> California, and the "SAAB" changer costs $590! I am not going to pay >> this much for a 6-Disc Changer, when I understand that a normal >> aftermarket changer (Kenwood, Sony, Etc.) costs around $250-$300. Are >> there any special brands that fit the SAAB 900? I also have another >> question concerning the wiring to the trunk in the SAAB. Where can I >> get access to the wires in the trunk that run up to the dash. I have >> looked but there is only one opening that allows access to the rear >> lights to change the bulbs. Where are the wires? Are there special >> holes already drilled to mount the changer to? Or do I have to drill the >> holes myself? The only reason I can't have the dealer do this is >> because my nearest dealer is in Sacramento, California and I live in >> Reno, Nevada. This poses a problem, so I am looking to install the >> changer myself. Any information will be appreciated! >> >> Thanks, >> ------------- >> |Erebus| >> Ryan Jones >> Indigoxznopsamcom >> Ryannopsamus.reno.nv.us >> http://www.geocities.com/siliconvalley/park/3572 >> >> /\ /\ /\ >> / \ / \ / \ >> / \ /\ / \ /\ / \ /\ >> / \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \____________________________ > >

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