replace/upgrade radio


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shadow1k9
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1988 1500

replace/upgrade radio

Postby shadow1k9 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:42 pm



Does anyone know if there is a more up-to-date replacement radio for the Panasonic RM-1100 used in the 1984 1200 Aspencade ?



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tricky
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Re: replace/upgrade radio

Postby tricky » Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:14 pm

Do you mean an actual Honda update? if so No what ya see is what ya get.
you can install an aftermarket radio but of course lose the auto volume control and intercom.

shadow1k9
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Re: replace/upgrade radio

Postby shadow1k9 » Sat Mar 19, 2011 5:46 am

Thank you tricky, I was afraid that would be the case..

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tricky
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Re: replace/upgrade radio

Postby tricky » Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:58 am

If your having problems with the radio you can contact http://www.sierra-mc.com/ they are the only people I know who repair these radios.
If you want to add mp3 capability then you can use a scoche or audiovox fm modulator to run your tunes through the radio.

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jdsnow29
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1985 Honda v65 Magna

Re: replace/upgrade radio

Postby jdsnow29 » Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:30 am

if you do not care about the cb/intercom system you could fabricate a new system using the stock pull out box. I just finished mine yesterday with common household tools. it still pulls out with the key and used the factory wire harness.i also added a couple switches for my fork and led lights.
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franky9322
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Re: replace/upgrade radio

Postby franky9322 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:36 pm

how do you fit inside to not got loose............

on my 1984 i pull out a 2 bottons old radio.(not the oem)...and i think that these radio do not exist anymore.

can not have a idea what to fit (new radio dont hold with the buttons and nuts.......




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