SAAB Audio alternatives ?? - The Saab Link Forums

Go Back   The Saab Link Forums > Saab New 9-3 '03+ Forum > Customizing Your New 9-3

Customizing Your New 9-3 This forum contains all CUSTOMIZING related Q&A's, such as Lights (taillights, headlights, turn indicators, clear corners, etc), Interior and Exterior modifications, Wiring, Gauges and more.

SaabLink.net is the premier Saab Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-23-2005, 01:17 PM   #1
SAABeginner
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 2
SAAB Audio alternatives ??

Is it possible to replace the original SAAB audio system with a non-SAAB head unit, if so how ?? I have tried a couple of things to see what is possible but realy need some proper advice.

So far I have unplugged the radio control under the middle air vents but lost the use of the SID completely so I'm not sure this way is possible. The other option I was looking at was to remove the dash mounted CD player and fit a head unit in its place, this way I retain the SID function and have my own radio but I think it will look a little unslghtly.

The only reason I want to fit my own ICE is that I listen to DAB radio and my radio incorporates a SATNAV system.

If fitting my own unit is not possible, as I only have the basic system and it sounds awful, is it possible to have the complete system upgraded to include the SATNAV option (even though it will be expensive), also if it can be done, does a dealer have to do it ??

Thanks in advance.
Dave
davedavies is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-16-2006, 03:36 PM   #2
TSLMember
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 35
if you have a linear, i know the audio upgrade kit is available as a Saab product i believe. ( amp + 2 woofers + 4 components i believe). as far as an aftermarket cd player goes, I haven't really looked into it. try www.crutchfield.com and they will have a selection of cd players that are supposed to fit the 9-3. I'm not sure about incorporating it with the satnav, but i would assume that it does automatically incorporate it.
saabassguy is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Saab Link Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Vehicle Info.
Enter your vehicle information (year, model, mods)
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:54 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
All content is copyright The Saab Link and it's original authors.


 

Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.