Interchangable Radio?

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Interchangable Radio?

Post by mryan60 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:33 pm

I have a 1985 GL1200L Limited. Can anyone tell me if I can use a radio from either the Aspencade or Interstate?

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Re: Interchangable Radio?

Post by julimike54 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:27 pm

These guys might know, plus I believe they repair radios
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Re: Interchangable Radio?

Post by deanbw » Fri Jun 19, 2015 1:20 am

yes, you can. only real difference is the later aspys and sei's (ltd if 85) had dolby. nothing different other than that.

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Re: Interchangable Radio?

Post by Wayne » Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:17 am

There were 6 models of the Panasonic GL1200 audio units, RM1100 - RM1400. If the FM is bad the RM1100 and RM1200 are repairable but the later units. RM1300 and up, had a processor that is not available and thus basically junk. The interstate never had an OEM radio installed.
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