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Ok, I finally have an afternoon free to finally install the new MyFi XM Radio. Since it's portable, I needed a place to allow easy removal & replacement.


Here is where I mounted the antenna



How did I do it?



Pardon the picture, I took it from a very low vantage point and you can tell that I removed the ashtray, however you cannot tell this from a view from your seat .



(Yeah, I know, it's time to clean out the interior!)
 

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i take it that this is the FM modulated XM? I had the casette ver and it did not sound good..Kinda muffled..How is this one? Seeing how this truck doe snot have a casette player I will have to look for other alternatives..Is it clear like an xm radio or does it have the muffled sound also?

BYW --- Nice Installation..Clean!
 

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i take it that this is the FM modulated XM? I had the casette ver and it did not sound good..Kinda muffled..How is this one? Seeing how this truck doe snot have a casette player I will have to look for other alternatives..Is it clear like an xm radio or does it have the muffled sound also?

BYW --- Nice Installation..Clean!
Hey Boosted,

Yes, the MyFi has a built in FM modulator. And no, it does not sound muffled. I ran around with it just laying on the seat for a few days to make sure it worked and I couldn't tell the difference between the XM or regular FM stations.

Also, thanks for the nice words.
 

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I have the roady 2 fm modulated in mine it is crystal clear
 

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Doug SSR AZ said:
How can I verify if I have a factory satellite ready radio?
I have had a '05 SSR for 2 weeks.
Doug,

NONE of the SSR's come with Satellite-ready radios, or OnStar, or GPS, or.....well, you get the picture. Bummer, huh? That's why we are doing all of these modifications.

But, it gives us a sense of "This is My SSR" after we finish the additions...........

But before I leave, I want to welcome you to the Wonderful World of SSR's and this GREAT forum family. We all still love our SSR's with or without our additions! Hope to see your postings telling us the same thing soon.
 

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XM radio They said it couldnt be done

I just bought my SSR and the only item missing from the accessory list was, of course, XM Radio. I got hooked on XM when my wife bought her new Accord. I have installed XM in all of my cars and have had to buy After market radios to replace the OEM ones. Generally, they cost about $600 with installation.

XM Direct for General Motors Part Number XMDGM100 Includes every thing you will need. I purchased mine at MyRadioStore.com ran me XM Direct for General Motors XMDGM100This XM Direct package for General Motors vehicles will allow your GM Class II radio to have the XM Satellite Radio service fully integrated into the unit. Once properly installed, there will be no other devices on your dashboard for a finished, factory installed look and feel. You will be able to change channels, adjust volume, and set up presets with your existing Class II GM factory radio.

Installation is recommended by your local GM Dealer. I had mine installed in under 30 mins at my local Radio Shop which i used for my other audio needs. Picture instructions booklet is included.
Includes Hideaway XM Receiver, Magnetic-Mount XM Antenna
For use with satellite-ready GM Class II radios in conjunction with included XM-approved XM Direct Smart Adapter
Smallest Satellite Radio demodulator in the industry
Completely concealed hardware provides seamless integration into vehicle
Utilizes the discrete XM Micro-antenna
Specifically designed for quick professional installations
Universal demodulator will adapt to various vehicles and after-market stereos via a growing line-up of adaptor cables

The best part is the factory radio with the 6 cd changer remains stock and there is no visible trace of the antenna ( mounted on the back of the rea view mirror).

I will upload some pics in the next few days.

Long and short: It works great! It looks Stock! And I can unwind listening to XM Comedy in the So Cal traffic. :jester
 

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XM Radio

Speed2acer, I live in SoCal and am very interested in where you had the installation done ? Thanks, Mofo
 

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Race N Rock in Riverside, CA 10403 Magnolia Ave.
I had them do the tinting as well. $113.00 for install and tint. They do excelle :jester nt work. :jester
 

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Thanks Speed2acer,

Sure wish I would have seen this before I did mine........ HOWEVER, I do like the option of having a portable XM Radio too. Great at the beach and you can record 5 hours of XM stuff too.

Good luck with your setup!
 

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Speed2acer said:
I just bought my SSR and the only item missing from the accessory list was, of course, XM Radio. I got hooked on XM when my wife bought her new Accord. I have installed XM in all of my cars and have had to buy After market radios to replace the OEM ones. Generally, they cost about $600 with installation.

XM Direct for General Motors Part Number XMDGM100 Includes every thing you will need. I purchased mine at MyRadioStore.com ran me XM Direct for General Motors XMDGM100This XM Direct package for General Motors vehicles will allow your GM Class II radio to have the XM Satellite Radio service fully integrated into the unit. Once properly installed, there will be no other devices on your dashboard for a finished, factory installed look and feel. You will be able to change channels, adjust volume, and set up presets with your existing Class II GM factory radio.

Installation is recommended by your local GM Dealer. I had mine installed in under 30 mins at my local Radio Shop which i used for my other audio needs. Picture instructions booklet is included.
Includes Hideaway XM Receiver, Magnetic-Mount XM Antenna
For use with satellite-ready GM Class II radios in conjunction with included XM-approved XM Direct Smart Adapter
Smallest Satellite Radio demodulator in the industry
Completely concealed hardware provides seamless integration into vehicle
Utilizes the discrete XM Micro-antenna
Specifically designed for quick professional installations
Universal demodulator will adapt to various vehicles and after-market stereos via a growing line-up of adaptor cables

The best part is the factory radio with the 6 cd changer remains stock and there is no visible trace of the antenna ( mounted on the back of the rea view mirror).

I will upload some pics in the next few days.

Long and short: It works great! It looks Stock! And I can unwind listening to XM Comedy in the So Cal traffic. :jester
Looking at that site I do not see the one lsited for the SSR..Just use it anyways? Does it ad a band to your factory radio?
 

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The bands are already in the radio. When you plug in the xmdirect unit xm1 and xm2 will show up when you push the band button.
 
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