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Unread 02-09-2010, 08:37 PM   #1
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xk new head unit

has anyone put a new head unit in their commander? My friend was told that he can't because of the stock amp. Any info please help!! Thanks

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Unread 02-09-2010, 09:31 PM   #2
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If he's got the Boston system, he's got two options:

1. Buy a CANBUS adapter that will let him continue to use the stock amp. Totally plug-and-play. PAC and Scosche (among others) make 'em, they run around $125. Keep in mind this will also retain the stock crossover points (since the amp handles that), so it's not a good option if he wants to throw in a set of components for the front. Good option if you're keeping the stock speakers or throwing some new coaxials in the front doors and/or dash though. Crutchfield sells the PAC C2R-CHY4.

2. Buy and run the wiring for an amp bypass kit. Amp is out of the picture. Less money, more work. If you're not changing the speakers, this probably isn't a good option.
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