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Old 01-03-2004, 04:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi eveyone,

i'm looking to add an aftermarket changer to my existing head unit...how do i know what changer is compatible. i've considered getting the bmw changer...but it's too damn expensive for me. any help would be appreciated.

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Get a used OEM changer, I sold mine for abuot $150. That way it will be plug and play.
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if you go aftermarket, then you will need an FM modulator,
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but if i get the a compatible aftermarket one...i wouldnt need an FM modulator rite? cuz for my honda...i just need to get the correct alpine changer..and it plug rites into the back of the head unit...for any other changer ie, pioneer...then i would need an FM modulator. i'm wondering if it's the same for the BMW.
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correct....you buy this alpine changer and then you buy this "handshake" adapter to make the changer work with the factory hu, it works w/ 96+ but judging by your name you should be all set there
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correct....you buy this alpine changer and then you buy this "handshake" adapter to make the changer work with the factory hu, it works w/ 96+ but judging by your name you should be all set there
thanks Eloff....that's awesome info. you rock
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thanks Eloff....that's awesome info. you rock
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