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Old 05-05-2015, 03:19 PM   #1
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Anyone have any advice on in dash radios? What brand and where to get them from. Possibly a link to a forum with some information. Looking for a 2005 F150.
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I just bought one off Amazon. Here is the link:

Amazon.com : New Sale Android 4.2 Double Din 6.2 inch Capacitive HD Multi-touch Screen Car DVD Player Stereo In Dash GPS Navi Navigation Support 3G/Wifi/OBD2/Bluetooth/DVR/1080P/Air Play/SD/USB/AM/FM Radio/7 Color Panel Lights : Car Electronics Amazon.com : New Sale Android 4.2 Double Din 6.2 inch Capacitive HD Multi-touch Screen Car DVD Player Stereo In Dash GPS Navi Navigation Support 3G/Wifi/OBD2/Bluetooth/DVR/1080P/Air Play/SD/USB/AM/FM Radio/7 Color Panel Lights : Car Electronics

After 2 weeks with it, I must say that I am really pleased. Much louder than my factory radio, and even sounded good with the stock speakers before I changed them out.

With it being Android, it is really easy to customize it. At first I was using my phone as a hot spot, but then I remembered I had a usb stick from Verizon, and I just added that to the back, and I am always connected.

Navigation works great, pandora and iheart are great, and I added the factory backup camera in the tailgate handle and even that works great.

I was just on XDA and there are a few new skins over there along with instructions on how to upgrade the os to 5.0 which i will be doing tomorrow.
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The one I installed isn't available anymore, but the upgrade is. Came with everythign I needed (wire harness, brackets, etc..).

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_130X820...820bs&skipvs=T


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I have a pioneer I love I got it for $200 of the old Craig'slist
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Pioneer here.......
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Does anyone have any idea what the letters behind the android stereos mean like i, a, u etc .?
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There's really too many variables to answer your question. What features are you looking for and how much do you want to spend? I bought the same Pioneer as Jhndeere. It was inexpensive ($150 I think) off Amazon, but has all the features I was looking for. I've had it over a year and it's worked great. However I would have like to buy a nice touch screen version, but didn't want to spend a ton on it since I was really only looking for bluetooth so I could play the music off my phone.
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JVC here, all the audio/video inputs/outputs I need, Bluetooth works great.

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Thanks guys. My next question is, has anyone installed rear view camera?

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Thanks guys. My next question is, has anyone installed rear view camera?
mine has the option but I haven't bought the camera yet
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