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Postby ChrisG89 » 06 Jun 2018, 21:00

Hey,

My and my girlfriend have just bought a T3 Westy (thread to follow once I get some good pictures) and want to change the stereo for something with bluetooth. But want something retro looking ideally, I've found some mega cheap ones from China on eBay and wanted some advice on if it looks any good or not please!

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Classic-Retr ... SwhElbAAP8

After a quick search, I think it will be too deep?

Any help will be appreciated

Thanks,

Chris
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Re: Bluetooth stereo...

Postby slowcoach » 07 Jun 2018, 07:36

Can't comment on the radio, but it's only 10cm deep so it'll fit fine. Congratulations on the van!
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Re: Bluetooth stereo...

Postby ChrisG89 » 07 Jun 2018, 20:17

Thanks for the replies! We absolutely love the van, hoping to get away again in it for a few nights in a couple of weeks. As soon as we picked it up we took it away for a night and thats raised a lot of questions, so will no doubt be asking for lots of advice!

I've ordered now, worst case it's £17 down the drain!

Thanks for the offer of your stereo Cobra88, but we are looking for a retro looking unit, hence the once in the eBay advert.
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Re: Bluetooth stereo...

Postby Cobra88 » 07 Jun 2018, 20:31

No Worries Chris :)
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Re: Bluetooth stereo...

Postby nesty » 06 Jul 2018, 22:43

Just my 2p worth here, as had both cheap china and a now decent make.
Depth on these is good you can push the unit fully home. However, I found the tuners to be terrible, especially rural, urban kinda ok. I also found the units did not play some of the formats they stated and it spat out some USB sticks with playable media MP3 etc, things like that.
I ditched my cheap china one and went for a Phillips bluetooth CE 152 a great unit and never let me down!
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