Moparts Tech Archive
FM Stereo conversion
Anyone had there's done? Is it great/mediocre/crummy?
Who did it? Recomend?
Retro, baby! Factory AM and FM converter. Where's my reverb?
I had my am converted to am/fm stereo last year by a place in PA (Retro radio). It sounds OK... better than old original but not as good as a new stereo but I'm not hacking things up and I wanted to keep the thumbwheels.
A bunch of radio repair places listed in Hemmings here including the guy I sent mine to (who I met at Carlisle). http://www.hemmings.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/classifieds.servicesearch/type/radiosThis is who I'm looking at. Cheaper than Antique Car Radio or Brads NOS. Same procedure.
I'm going to get the 88W 4CH option.
Or, do you need a radio to convert? I did a slight confuse.
I'm also watching this post.
3-4-5 years ago, when I researched it, the only outfit I found that would deal with a Mopar thumbwheel radio was AAR. If I remember correctly, they wanted around $400 for a FM conversion with CD inputs, RCA outs & an electronic tuner, making something like 25 or 35 watts/channel.
I know there are a few guys using Secret Audio in their cars & most seemed happy with them.