In-Dash Aux Input - JeepForum.com
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 07:08 PM Thread Starter
DustinInDFW
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: DFW, TX
Posts: 125
In-Dash Aux Input

Hey guys. Just thought I'd share where I ended up putting my hard-wired aux input. I took a few pics during the process, so I guess this is kind of a write up...but it is for advanced readers because I'm not detailing the small things like how to remove the radio, etc

I think it turned out pretty well.

This is the jack I chose. A DYI unit from the Shack. 3 conductor (for stereo).



Took the "bar" that is full of buttons out of the main panel, removed the back, drilled a hole and mounted the jack.



Got a RCA patch cable, cut off one end and soldered it to the jack. Drilled a hole on the back of the "bar" and ran the cable out.



Installed a PIE chry04 aux input adapter that I bought at my local Car Toys. This part was super easy. It just plugs up to the factory radio harness.



Here is a close up of the jack:




Side view with the Sirius plugged up:



And from above:



My camera phone sucks, but you get the idea.

DustinInDFW is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 07:14 PM
jager00
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: salisbury
Posts: 3,840
Wow that looks awsome... How much did all this cost?
Did you have to splice any wires or anything

2007 JK Sahara- trying to figure this one out


2005 WK 9" lift on 37's with all the goodies- regretfully sold :(
jager00 is offline  
post #3 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 07:14 PM
Lt_JWS
Registered User
2006 XK Commander 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Floyd
Posts: 143
Nice work! Makes me want to do this to mine!

2006 XK 4.7V8 | Quadra-Drive II | Daystar 2" Lift |K&N Filter | Port and Polished Throttle Body| Magnaflow# 12256 | IAT Mod | Leather, heated seats,Command View| Factory Tow hooks | Full factory skids | Rear D-Ring Shackle
Lt_JWS is offline  
post #4 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 07:16 PM
Thespaniardfhs
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
Posts: 107
Looks nice! 05 WK? I might try to do the same thing.

05 WK 5.7 QD-II | Saguaro 4xComponents: Front Winch Bumper | Rear Bumper / Tire Carrier | Recon 10,500lbs Winch | 4xGuard Front(mod), Belly, Rear, Side Guards | OME HD Lift kit | BFG MT KM2 285/70 17 | Spidertrax 1.5" wheel spacers | Stillen Rotors & Pads | FOR SALE - PM FOR INFO!

05 KJ CRD Limited - Stock

HEMI Club Member #36
Thespaniardfhs is offline  
post #5 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 07:17 PM
xa310165
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 47
That's great! Did you have to take over the SAT input?

Black WK Club Member #22
xa310165 is offline  
post #6 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 07:46 PM
Devilsmed98
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Ocean
Posts: 866
Wow dude that looks real nice. Wish my REC had something like that from factory. I'd definitely do this if I knew more about audio/electrical. Great way to fill up those emply slots on the dash.

~Black WK Club Member #9~
2011 WKII Overland
2007 WK Limited[/COLOR]
1995 YJ Rio Grande
Devilsmed98 is offline  
post #7 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
DustinInDFW
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: DFW, TX
Posts: 125
Thanks guys. The RCA cable was 3 bucks or so, the 3.5mm jack was 2 bucks, and the PIE aux input adapter was $59 on sale at Car Toys.

No cutting of any factory wires. The PIE unit plugs into the back of the radio where the VES (factory DVD player) would go. That is the input it uses.
DustinInDFW is offline  
post #8 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 08:41 PM
jager00
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: salisbury
Posts: 3,840
That's sweet... Id like some part#'s if you know them

2007 JK Sahara- trying to figure this one out


2005 WK 9" lift on 37's with all the goodies- regretfully sold :(
jager00 is offline  
post #9 of 45 Old 02-13-2011, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
DustinInDFW
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: DFW, TX
Posts: 125
NP. The solder in jacks are Radio Shack p/n 274-0249 (2 pack)

The PIE aux input adapter is p/n chry04-AUX

RCA cables are pretty generic.
DustinInDFW is offline  
post #10 of 45 Old 02-14-2011, 07:47 AM
GraKee99
Rapist Wit
 
GraKee99's Avatar
1999 WJ 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Basalt, Colorado
Posts: 9,445
So what does the aux input use? As far as transmitting to the radio cause I have siruis through the factory and don't want to lose it.

Nice write up!

Brian

WJ, WK, CJ5


Colorado Jeep Club Member #188
GraKee99 is offline  
post #11 of 45 Old 02-14-2011, 07:59 AM
Thespaniardfhs
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
Posts: 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by DustinInDFW View Post
No cutting of any factory wires. The PIE unit plugs into the back of the radio where the VES (factory DVD player) would go. That is the input it uses.
He already said

05 WK 5.7 QD-II | Saguaro 4xComponents: Front Winch Bumper | Rear Bumper / Tire Carrier | Recon 10,500lbs Winch | 4xGuard Front(mod), Belly, Rear, Side Guards | OME HD Lift kit | BFG MT KM2 285/70 17 | Spidertrax 1.5" wheel spacers | Stillen Rotors & Pads | FOR SALE - PM FOR INFO!

05 KJ CRD Limited - Stock

HEMI Club Member #36
Thespaniardfhs is offline  
post #12 of 45 Old 02-14-2011, 08:08 AM
duckmans83
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Pensacola
Posts: 123
So it looks like u can't use it if u have a rear DVD player.

2005 WK Hemi QDII, OME MD lift kit, 265/70R17(32.25in)Treadwright Guard Dogs, Pinch weld mod, Rear fender fold mod, 3 stock skid plates, Front tow hooks, Rear receiver D-ring, 8k come-a-long.
duckmans83 is offline  
post #13 of 45 Old 02-14-2011, 10:44 AM Thread Starter
DustinInDFW
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: DFW, TX
Posts: 125
Quote:
Originally Posted by duckmans83 View Post
So it looks like u can't use it if u have a rear DVD player.
I think they have a model that will use the Sat radio input if you have a VES. Check out their site.
DustinInDFW is offline  
post #14 of 45 Old 02-14-2011, 04:18 PM
Jeepartguy
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 32
Nicely done... probably an obvious question, but would this setup work for an Ipod/phone hookup? I may give it a shot. It's been about 13 years since I tore apart a dashboard to mess with a vehicle's sound system lol.
Jeepartguy is offline  
post #15 of 45 Old 02-14-2011, 08:02 PM Thread Starter
DustinInDFW
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: DFW, TX
Posts: 125
You can plug anything into it that you would plug headphones into.
DustinInDFW is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com 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 e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
i just got a wj want some input 22remud ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 12 02-03-2010 10:02 PM
need input jhram318 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 4 08-30-2008 07:08 PM
need some input Packy ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 1 10-10-2006 07:53 PM
Need input on '96 JGC rfd499 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 4 04-12-2006 11:52 AM
I need your input moabster ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 11 06-02-2003 06:06 PM

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 Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome