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Install XM in your Truck
Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Pretty rough on those long drives out from the DC area to the Blue Ridge - need something to listen to. So, rather than constantly search for a good radio station, I bought an XM radio. This allows me to tune in the commercial free music choices that I enjoy and then cruise west without having to worry about moving out of range. I went with XM because it had the largest subscriber base (and hopefully will stay in business) as well as the fact that my son had been a subscriber for several years and highly recommended it.
So... sucked it up and decided to pop a radio into my Ford Ranger. I am told that the Ford Explorer has the same dashboard layout - so these instructions would work for that as well. Here are the step by step instructions on how to do a "professional" looking installation.
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