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Driving my '67 daily now (moved to a warmer climate). I don't need to put anything in place of the AM radio in the dash...unless someone makes a nice aftermarket radio that looks factory? I haven't seen any for the '67.

Looking for ideas for how others have installed aftermarket radios/systems in their Galaxies that have left the factory radio in place.

I need some tunes!
 

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i installed a pioneer am/fm cd under the dash. i had to make a bracket for it but it works and looks very nice.best thing is, 2 small holes drilled under the dash that will never be seen. easy 2 wire disconnect and it slides right out.
 

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I concur...haha, just wanted to say that.
I have done the same thing in my 67. Leave the original radio in and make brackets for underneath the dash. Looks good, doesn't interfere with shifting, and I can get some dang fine sound out of the system now.
 

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I hid mine in the glove box. The original AM still works and I don't want to cut the dash up. I used two small angle brackets (like you would get a a hardware store for, say, putting a cabinet together) and fastened them to the radio and to a wooden plate in my glove box. It isn't real pretty, but with the glove box closed, you can't see it anyway.
 

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I installed a pioneer super tuner FM 8 track under dash mount radio in my country squire,they are getting expensive on ebay but under dash mount kits for modern radios are available. I put a modern stereo in the dash in my 65 custom 500 in place of the original AM radio,it took a little modifing but works and looks decent. Jeff
 

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You guys have photos of your installs you can post online?
 

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I plan to install mine in the under dash a/c ( the a/c dosnt work) I am going to gut the unit and fabricate a hinge/lock for it.
You can also go down to a car stero shop and buy an under dash stero box. ( ebay has them too ) it is a black abs and lets you install your radio with out cutting your dash
 

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Thanks guys. I will most likely investigate a glovebox mounted deck as my Galaxie is a convertible.
 

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if you go with the glovebox its a long reach over when you are driving to change station,adjust volume,change cd ect.yu may want to concider under dash aplication for ease of use.
 

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On 2006-02-27 20:32, jonnyk wrote:
if you go with the glovebox its a long reach over when you are driving to change station,adjust volume,change cd ect.yu may want to concider under dash aplication for ease of use.
or get a radio with a remote
 

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Newer decks that have remote need line of sight. We put a Sony in out 68 Charger glove box about 6 years ago and at that time only Sony was building a CD tuner with a wired remote.
 

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I think Secret Audio has a newer one that does not need line of site to operate. I can control mine from 20+ feet away.

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