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Offline AlanD

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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
« Reply #10 on: 08 May 2009, 16:15 »
As my old man says, if the jobs worth doing, do it properly.

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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
« Reply #12 on: 08 May 2009, 19:55 »
Alpine, good quality, but seriously falls down on style  :undecided:

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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
« Reply #13 on: 08 May 2009, 20:05 »
Alpine, good quality, but seriously falls down on style  :undecided:

I think the trouble is, anything with a segmented display is starting to look a bit '90s.

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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
« Reply #14 on: 08 May 2009, 20:49 »
I concur.

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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
« Reply #16 on: 11 May 2009, 20:17 »
After all my b!tching on old school segmented displays, I really like this one!

Kenwood KDC-W4644UY

http://www.caraudiodirect.co.uk/kenwood-kdcw4644uy-p-7223.html


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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
« Reply #17 on: 11 May 2009, 20:27 »
After all my b!tching on old school segmented displays, I really like this one!

Kenwood KDC-W4644UY

http://www.caraudiodirect.co.uk/kenwood-kdcw4644uy-p-7223.html



that does look rather smart  :smiley:

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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
« Reply #18 on: 12 May 2009, 06:00 »
I've got to say that I've never seen the attraction with the Alpine stuff. Found them really fiddly to use, and I don't like the styling. I'm sure they're very good, but I can't help but feel that they're popular for the name's sake......

I'd personally go Pioneer - just as fiddly (:grin:), but nicer to look at, and a much warmer sound.

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Re: Aftermarket OEM-look head units
« Reply #19 on: 14 May 2009, 00:44 »
i've had a few alpines and allways liked them. ain't the cheepest but they work well and keep on working well. 

had an alpine in the work van,  it would play cd's while been ratteld around driveing down rough tracks without skiping and it would also play cd's that were coverd in nasty scratches that other units woudl just spit back out
all the VW's have gone bar 1.