Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 05:45:45 -0000
From: (BigFatGuy)
Subject: Re: Audio options

Thanks for the heads up about the amp. I remember seeing it hiding down there last year when I replaced all the upholstery. Anymore, the CD player skips if I run over a footprint and has stopped playing any track above #5. I've sent the units away to Clarion twice now for reconditioning, so it just feels like it's time to go ahead and replace them. Actually, the biggest concern I had was how I would make use of the space left by the CD player. I don't know of any system that combines a tape/CD player into two separate units with a single master volume control, meaning that I'll probably end up replacing the existing tape player with a CD player. So what fills the space of the existing CD player? An equilizer perhaps? Any installation work will have to be done at the shop. I'm very comfortable with mechanics but ever since I shorted out the entire Lucas electical system on my 1957 TR3, electronics give me the willies... Ford (KeithG) wrote in <>: >The other part you have in the system is the rear channel amplifier >under the rear seat. It really depends on what you want to do and how >handy you are electrically. What is the problem? Did the CD player stop? >I have a '92 and my CD player has ceased to take discs. If yours works, >I may be interested in buying the player. To replace what you have, you >will probably be best off with a head unit which has a 2 channel >amplifier (for the fronts). I no longer use tapes, so a head unit with a >CD is all I would need. To compliment this, I would suggest a rear >channel amplifier as well, especially in a convertible. You may be able >to use the clarion rear channel amp, but it would probably require some >cutting and soldering of the large cable which connects the rear amp to >the equalizer. Good luck, > >Keith > >BigFatGuy wrote: >> Hello folk: >> >> I need to change out the OEM stereo sytem in my 1992 900 TC and I'm >> looking for options. I have the tape player above and the CD player >> with integrated equilizer below. I'd like to replace both units and >> would like to hear what systems others might have had success with. >> >> Thanks! >> >> Ford >> >> 1992 900 Turbo Conv. > >

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