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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-20-2009, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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Ok so at work i got one of my friends from our car audio department looking around for me but i was wondering what you guys thought. I'm looking to get one that has the pop-out screen, naviagation ready, XM ready, and ipod compatable. if anyone has suggestions or reasons i should or should not do this, please, i'm open to suggestions.

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Stay away from the fold out screen...the motors can have major problems after a while even name brand (they won't always, but they can).

You're better off getting a double din.

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I have a flip out DVD player, I love it and I have had no problems with it, but I wish I had bought a double din. When it is flipped out it will block your 2 middle AC vents which is why I am going to buy a double din in the near future.


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Dont get a flip out, 1) Take a look at where the headunit will be located and measure about 5-6 inchs above it and look what you got ... It will block the heating / A.C. Vents.
2) When those things have something go wrong with them or break there done for. My friend bought one and a fuse or something on the inside went and it was gonna cost him as much to fix it as he almost paid for the damn thing.
Go with either a Double Din or In Dash. I think the indash looks great in the cobalt since out stock head units are so huge. It really utalizes that extra space



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so whats a double din?

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Stay away from the fold out screen...the motors can have major problems after a while even name brand (they won't always, but they can).

You're better off getting a double din.
thats why I got a double din.

Double din is the size of the radio. The stock is double din, most after market radios that you see are single din.



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well i need built in navigation and the reason i wanted the flip out screen is because around here a ton of people break into cars and steal anything that looks remotely expensive so that was my reasoning...

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double din looks like this
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Plan on getting an aftermarket alarm for your car and also go to your insurance and have them put insurance on your stereo then.

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so the pop out screen is that bad?

My 'Balt, Camryn, is my baby. She's a black '09 LT 2.2L with the performance appearance package. I believe that if you take care of your car your car will take care of you.
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