Is What Anne Korin Said True?

Wed Aug 13 09:02:20 EDT 2008

On 8/13/08, A. Joseph Ross <> wrote:
> On 12 Aug 2008 at 10:30, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> > Of course, what's happened since then is that many manufacturers have
> > integrated their factory radios more deeply with the car's control
> > electronics and dashboard trim, particularly in the flagship sedans,
> > making it impossible to put in an aftermarket radio.
> Which can be a problem if the factory radio stops working properly.
> As happened with the one in my Honda Accord.  Last year I put in an
> aftermarket radio because I was getting sick of the intermittent
> performance of the factory radio.

I've noticed the quality of factory stereos going downhill over the
last 10 years or so.  Lotsa luck trying to find one with a good AM
section, even the FM sections are getting pretty bad.  Seems they're
concentrating on CD/mp3/satellite radio with AM/FM almost being an

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