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  1. Stereo / Electronics
    Hello All. I need help, please. I have a 2009 G8 V6. As we all know, the stereo sucks. I wanted to change that, so I went to my local Pick-n-Pull and found a Mercedes Bends. I took the Bose speakers and amp out of the M.B and spent the last week pull ALL NEW SPEAKER CABLE from the new amp to...
  2. Stereo / Electronics
    Hey all, I'm wondering if you guys know what options I have as far as replacing the stereo in the G8. Is there a type of CANBUS control system you could use then just have a seperate aftermarket radio or do the two have to be integrated? My fans/AC have a mind of their own (anyway) and the...
  3. Stereo / Electronics
    Hey guys! This is going to be my first walk-through tutorial on this board so bare with me a bit. So if you guys are anything like me you've been wanting autopairing with bluetooth audio for your car ever since you got it (works for both 2008 and 2009). So me being a bit of a DIY guy wanting a...
  4. Stereo / Electronics
    I am working on making the rear aux harness. My attempt is to get to a hdmi input. I have bought a RCA to hdmi harness. On the rear aux I am going to go straight to RCA run those cable to glove box or center console. With the HDMI input I plan on plugging in a smart TV device. The first one I am...
  5. Stereo / Electronics
    I'd like to get your guys advice on current aftermarket stereo set ups you guys have. I do not know the first thing about installs so I will have to get them installed by someone else which I'm ok with. I just wanted to know what speakers, amps, etc. works best so I can buy them myself for...
  6. Stereo / Electronics
    Wanting to upgrade from G8 base OEM stereo to G8 GT/GXP 6 disc changer OEM stereo I want to upgrade from G8 base OEM stereo to G8 GT/GXP 6 disc changer OEM stereo/ console. Will I encounter any problems if I pull a fully functional one from junk yard? How would I re-program it? I'm also...
  7. Canada
    This one is for my fellow edmontonians... I'm looking to upgrade my stereo. Nothing too crazy, just better speakers and amp(s). Looking for a good place to get this done at. A shop where they are familiar with the G8. I went in to future shop today to get an idea of what I could do and a ball...
  8. V6 Engine Tech (LY7)
    Does anyone know of an aftermarket company that makes a double din radio dash kit for the g8 base model? I have looked everywhere and came up with nothing. I want to put the new pioneer in dash unit in. Let me know thanx
  9. G8 GXP Talk (V8)
    I searched the forum but didn’t find anything on speakers. If already posted could someone please give me the link? In a nutshell. I lost a subwoofer, then a rear door speaker and have had them replaced as they went. At this point my sound system sounds like crap. I know the system is a 2 ohm...
  10. Stereo / Electronics
    I have a ’09 G8 GT and I have been disappointed with the stereo since I bought the car. I have always thought that any stereo with two 8’s in the rear deck that there should be more. After playing with all the radio settings and playing different types of music, I could not seem the get that...
  11. Stereo / Electronics
    So I was poking around on Monoprice's website tonight and came across a new product they have on their site that is just a simple Bluetooth receiver. I don't really want to spend the $$ and effort to buy a new Onstar module just to get Bluetooth. I ordered a Bluetooth receiver from Monoprice...
  12. Technical Articles & DIY
    This is a trivial post to many, but important for beginner DIYers.. So, I searched the forums the others day with no luck on how to remove that back vent. It is a MUST do if you are doing your own stereo upgrade. 1. There are 2 peices of trim on the top and the bottom of the vents. you can use...
  13. Stereo / Electronics
    I installed my JHP GPS dash mod today. Everything went as expected and it looks great. The only problem I had was when I removed the stereo facial 3 of the 4 mounting clips broke into pieces. It maybe because it was about 40 degrees in my garage. I hadn't heard of anyone breaking these before...
  14. Stereo / Electronics
    I just finished installing my new speakers. I installed db651s in the back doors (see other threads for installation) and db6501 component speakers in the front. Attached you will find the pictures of the install. It wasn't hard but did take a little time. I removed the factory speaker and the...
  15. Rocky Mountain
    WARRIORS FOR CHARITY CAR SHOW COLORADO Warriors For Charity wants to invite you all out for our 1st Annual Warriors for Charity Car and Bike Show being held at Citadel Mall in Colorado Springs, Colorado . We are two US Army Soldiers that have organized this event to support the Lutheran Family...
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