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05-08-2010, 08:51 AM #1
any ideas on mp3
Does anyone know it there is a spot to plug in a mp3 player into the factory radio in a 97 z 71. It has the cd player but im getting tired of having to take them all with me. or will i need to get one of the deals that plug into the dash that brodcast the mp3 to the radio? Thanks
05-09-2010, 01:22 AM #2
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Unfortunatly there isn't. You'll either need to buy the FM transmitter adapter or upgrade your stereo head unit. Most new head units come with the mp3 player hookup.
05-09-2010, 09:07 AM #3
That sucks i was hoping there was. never does it work the cheep way lol. thank you for the info. I have not played with any kind of this stuff before so I'm learning slowly on all of it.
05-09-2010, 09:51 AM #4
There was an article in Popular Mechanics a couple of months ago about adding a MP3 adaptor to your head unit. That may not work on a 97, they mention that prior to satellite radio and the proliferation of MP3's radios didn't have an auxiliary jack. The drawback is the adaptor they used cost $150.
05-09-2010, 12:27 PM #5
iv seen it somewhere before, if u have a CD or cassette player that is not connected to the radio, u can disconect it and connect a auxilery plug onto it. just do a little surfing online if u have on of the serperate cd or cassette players
05-09-2010, 10:33 PM #6
way cool thanks guys.
05-10-2010, 08:12 AM #7
I think for now Im going to just get the deal that puts it on a radio station. Wal mart has one for 30 bucks and that just plugs into the cig lighter. Later ill get a new radio that i can just plug my mp3 into. Thanks again for all the info. By the way what do you guys think best music to cruz to is ? I have 8 gigs now to fill with tunes lol
05-10-2010, 09:32 AM #8
If you like rock:
Alice in Chains (my personal favorite)
05-10-2010, 10:52 PM #9
Oh yea got to love the rock
05-11-2010, 09:38 AM #10
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I personally wouldn't waste money on the FM transmitter. The sound quality is usually horrible with lots of static. Save the money and just buy a new head unit with iPod jack.2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE X-cab Z-71
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