Originally Posted by NY JeeP
I just got the 9856 alpine deck with the ipod cable. From my understanding it connects from the back of the unit. Where have you guys ran the wire to(to connect into the ipod) I've heard of the glove box, just would like to get feedback for ideas...
I recently installed the 9857 with the iPod cable. The HU is installed in the Tuffy overhead console. I have an iPod Nano which I have in a protective rubbery case.
My original thinking was that I'd put velcro on the back of the iPod case, and stick it to the side of the overhead console. However I haven't found a cement that will actually stick to the rubbery iPod case to hold the velcro!!!
Also, I realized in practical use, it'd be a pain to have to constantly unplug and move the iPod every time I park (to avoid theft). So my current thinking is (when I have time to take apart the overhead console) I'll re-route the cable through the inside of the console, and find a way to sit the iPod inside the console - probably on top of the HU. That way, it can stay attached when I park, and will be locked up along with the HU
I guess if you have a Tuffy glove box, that'd work well too.