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post #1 of 13 Old 12-30-2012, 09:46 AM Thread Starter
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2008 Armada Radio Upgrade Options?

Just purchased a used 08 Armada. Love it! One thing I realize now though is how hard it is to replace the radio deck. Interested in getting something with XM and will allow for hands free calling, Bluetooth, and iPod/IPhone connections. Would love to still use the steering wheel controls as well. I know...I know.. I'm asking for a lot bu I'm sure others have faced similar problems with this SUV

I have the SE version. Came with the 6 disc changer. No Bose and no NAV.
Any suggestions??? Please.

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post #2 of 13 Old 12-30-2012, 09:57 AM
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I have a Pioneer Z100BT, and have full use of my steering wheel controls.

http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PU...on/AVIC-Z110BT

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Thank you for the info don. What happens with the display that's in my car now? The display sits above the six disc changer/radio currently.
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I have the kenwood 6190hd & purchased a steering wheel adapter , so that I keep that function


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Thank you for the suggestion. Can you send me a pic of what your dash looks like? What happes to the display that sits above the deck?
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I did not have the Display. Here is what my dash looks like:
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That looks great. My problem is that mine comes with the built in display
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Last I heard is that the 08 and up haven't figured out how to replace the unit as the hvac controls and display are integrated into the unit cause I have the same problem with ours. I have seen someone add another headunit to it though.

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Thank you for the reply.. That is the same problem that I have. Ahhh.. Its so frustrating. Just want to be able to have an updated deck that can get XM, and Bluetooth.
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Just add another headunit in the cubby at the bottom of the dash. I think that's probably the only way your going to get it. And the one I saw didn't look bad and it'll get You what u want.

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