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Recently, my dad has been VERY generous and lets me drive his 94 944. Well, I asked him if I could get a CD Player. He said sure as long as I pay for it. I of course said deal since I figured I pay for it anyway. My question, what do I need to look for? Will most cd players fit? Is there anyplace that has the OEM cd player for the 940? Thanks. Also, if you have any suggestions for good ones, I am looking at $100-150usd.
 

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hmm I recently was going to put a cd-changer in my '97 960 but backed out at the moment (i'm broke). The only cd-changer they (volvo,bestbuy,cc) said would work was a pioneer they could be just uping the price on me but i'm not quite sure. You can put any deck in there it just may not look that nice. <P>I probably didn't help but goodluck.
 

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I put a new CD deck and changer in the wife's 940 last fall, but I spent considerably more than your target price. If you get a stereo from Crutchfield, you get all the necessary install hardware (new mounting plate/fascia and wiring harness.) It's pretty simple and straightforward if you're a DIY type.<P>
 

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Well, I did realize if I wanted something good, I would need to spend a lot more. I also noticed that it would be better for me to get a MP3/CD player. I have like close to 700 mp3's on my computer and that's after I got a virus around x-mas time and had to reformat. I am right now looking at Pioneer's DEH-P7400MP and even though there is a big price difference, the Kenwood KDC-MP919. But I will have to wait a while because I just used the 600 I had in the bank and the money I got from selling my other paintball gun to buy a $1335 paintball gun. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif">
 

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I've got a basic 45Wx4 Pioneer CD player in my 240 with 4" Kenwood and 5.25" Pioneer speakers. It's a couple of years old (model <A HREF="http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/Pioneer/Images/CarProduct/Deh-1000.jpg" TARGET=_blank>DEH-1000</A>) and I have no complaints. It works well, it gets good reception, it makes decent bass with good clarity through average speakers, and it doesn't skip. About $160 new when I bought it. I also like the subtle look of the head unit, and the green display matches the car well. It also hasn't seem to have been affected at all with the high level of heat in the top part of the 240 dash. I'd buy Pioneer again.<P>
 

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I also chose a Pioneer. I have the DEH-P7300, with the 'Organic' display. I like all the different animations and features available for the display, as well as the graphical representations of audio response and speaker arrangements. <P>I got a 12-disc changer to go with it - perfect for those long road trips.<P>An MP3 capable player is definitely the way to go in the future. <P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by 11110000:<BR><B>I also chose a Pioneer. I have the DEH-P7300, with the 'Organic' display. <BR></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Funny thing that you mention that. I just went to a car audio place yesterday and was checking out all the new head-units. After looking at everything, I still think that Pioneer has the nicest display and best ergonomics of all brands IMHO. I also think that MP3 capability is a must have now-a-days.<P>-Drew
 
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