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Old 18-07-2012   #1
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hi all, was just wondering if there are many after market radios that are easily installed into the gp, that you can still use steering wheel controlls and also the blue and me?
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Re: aftermarket radio

Only the original stereo supports Blue and Me, you can get adaptors to enable use of the steering wheel controls for most of the major brands (Sony, Kenwood, JVC, Pioneer, etc).
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Re: aftermarket radio

thanks for that, if I'm just wanting to get better quality sound is it possible with the oem blaupunkt head unit and just get better speakers and tweeters, or does the head unit need upgrading too?
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Re: aftermarket radio

The headunit and standard speakers are designed to work together, you could upgrade the speakers and it might be slightly better but a better source will give a better output, so you're really better off changing the headunit too.
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okay thanks alot for the help!
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Re: aftermarket radio

Also would just fitting a sub help or would that need new headiunit too?
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I have a sub fitted in my grande punto and im more than happy with the sound quality, as with the sub you dont need the bass through the original speakers so they can take a higher volume without distorting.
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okay thanks, are they quite easy to install? and any particular sub that's good quality when used with original head unit?
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