Audio Upgrade & Modification Basics!

Discussion in 'Audio & Electronics' started by MADDOG, May 25, 2012.

  1. runyet

    runyet Junior Member

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    first link is bad "wiring"
     
  2. anotherjoe

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    When replacing the factory head unit with an aftermarket, how does one access the vehicle related settings that are set from the head unit?
     
  3. Mpgrimm2

    Mpgrimm2 Preferred Vendor

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    Look into an iDataLink 'Maestro' interface and a compatible radio (for your 2014 truck?). I like pioneer, but from what I've seen posted Kenwood radios seem to work better with the maestro.
    I personally upgraded my ra2 to the Ra4/8.4 radio.

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  4. WilliamS

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    Techauthority link is dead! Getting ready to wire in LOC and flying blind, please help! I have a 2014 Bighorn no amplifier with 8.4

    Thank you.
     
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    Ok I have a 15 3500 tradesman
    Only has front speakers I was told can't upgrade to u connect 8 cause of factory wiring and programs
    So any help would be great on what to upgrade to so I can get back door speakers also
     
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    I currently have the RA2 radio and I can't stand how small the screen is when looking at the backup camera. I'm looking to either change to the RA3 radio or a good aftermarket head unit that'll allow for an easy transition. Can anyone advise me where to go to get a gently used RA3 radio? Or suggest a good aftermarket alternative?
     
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    How do I know if my truck has an amplifier or not?


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    I have a pioneer head unit that has car play and it is great. Works seem less and can add backup cameras, remote screens for DVD, etc. anything you want.


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    I replaced the oem rear door and dash speakers in my Rebel with Kicker 2- way speakers, and the sound quality is far superior than stock.
     
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    If i have the Uconnect 3.0 in my 2014 ram would i need to upgrade my head unit in order to sustain the quality of new speakers as well as an amplifier and subwoofer?
     

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